THERE'S BIG BUCKS IN WEB GAMBLING
29 July 2006
By MICHAEL P. REGAN
AP Associated Press
July 28, 2006 — Question: Can I get in trouble for gambling on the Internet?
Answer: Despite the recent high-profile indictments of the founder and CEO of Internet gambling company BetOnSports PLC, it does not appear that online gamblers in most U.S. states have any reason to fear prosecution — at least not by the federal government.
The exception is Washington state, where gamblers could be charged with a felony under recently passed legislation.
The state’s gambling commission has promised not to start an active campaign against regular players. However, if a gambling site’s records are seized, players whose names appear in the records will likely be sent a warning letter. “If a player’s name reappears again, charges may be filed,” a newsletter from the commission warns.
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ANTIGUA SUN Wednesday October 18 2006 by Patricia Campbell The civil case against Internet gambling company BetonSports is approaching a resolution, but criminal charges against former Chief Executive Officer David Carruthers and a number of other principals in the company still stand.Read full article