Gambling News

  • 21 August 2007

    Belize placed on Britain's Blacklist

    Belize gets placed on Britain’s BlacklistBecause of its loose regulations, Belize has been put on Britain’s blacklist of nations that provide license for gambling web sites.A British based news agency, ‘Reuters’, reported this week that online gaming companies in Belize and other online gaming spots such as Costa Rica and the Netherlands Antilles, will not be allowed to advertise or promote their business in the United Kingdom beginning in September.

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  • 10 August 2007

    US Online Act (IGREA) Gets PRESIDENTIAL Endorsement

    Supporters of Barney Frank’s “Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act ” gets important commentary endorsement. Games and Casino’s very reliable resources tell us that this could be a major help in the IGREA and iMEGA getting the response needed to halt the UIGEA.

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  • 06 August 2007

    KIWI CASINO TOLD TO LEAVE THE INTERNET

    Christchurch Casino has been forced to exit the Internet Gambling business, Internal Affairs has forced Christchurch Casino to exit, but they also let the company continue its two online casinos and bingo and poker sites for seven months after deciding they had breached the Gambling Act. The company will have amp time to sell the business as a going concern to overseas owners. Kiwi Casino.com was launched by Christchurch in 2000 as it first online casino.

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  • 05 August 2007

    BARNEY FRANK'S BILL GAINS MORE STRENGTH

    More and more Congressmen feel that the UIGEA that passed last year is against their rights to participate in certain forms of recreation, so they are joining in the fight as co-sponsors joining Barney Frank and his repeal against the UIGEA. Congressman Adam B Schiff (CA-29) joined the list of co-sponors of Barney Frank’s Bill, which is to repeal the UIGEA by legalizing and regulating Internet Gambling. This brings the co-sponsors to a total of 35 so far.

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  • 03 August 2007

    UIGEA REGULATIONS TO BE OUT SOON

    According to a very reliable source for G&C, who works on or in Capital Hill. The UIGEA regulations are being pushed faster to get the regulations made public. Also, according to our source, it is being put in a speedy mode to try to get the regulations out before iMEGA goes before the court on September 4th. Our source urges you to contact your congressman and representative for your state. It is important that you contact them to express your views on the UIGEA.

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  • 01 August 2007

    CALIFORNIA STATE RUN ONLINE POKER DRAWING INTEREST

    The Internet Gaming Enthusiast are hoping to qualify for ballot: SACRAMENTO — The state could be in the Internet poker business next year, if a petition drive catches on. A proposed initiative to create a state-owned Internet poker game drew attention Tuesday from the existing gambling community, including Indian casino tribes, and support from independent experts.

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  • 01 August 2007

    eCOGRA INTRODUCES NEW SERVICES ONLINE OPERATOR INTEREST SURGES

    eCOGRA’s new services prove to be popular safeguards ONLINE OPERATOR INTEREST SURGES AS ECOGRA INTRODUCES NEW SERVICES The independent player protection and standards body eCOGRA (eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance) has experienced a surge of interest in its expanding range of professional services, says Chief Executive Officer Andrew Beveridge following a decision earlier this year to accept online gaming and betting operators that do not necessarily use the software

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  • 31 July 2007

    USA Warned to Resolve case with WTO

    Will the US listen? They are being warned!!A leading trade policy expert has called on the US to quickly resolve its trade agreement violation case with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as any delay could damage the WTO’s credibility and force the US to pay billions in compensation.The WTO ruled in March that the US unfairly prohibits foreign Internet gambling operators from accessing their market while, at the same time, allowing domestic companies to legally accept online bets.

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  • 30 July 2007

    EcoCard withdraws from the United States

    EcoCard has decided to withdraw from the US. Below is a copy of the latest email sent out by EcoCard. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR US LOCATED ECOCARD CUSTOMERS: In the light of recent industry developments EcoCard has decided it will no longer process any payment transactions originating from US located customers that may be related to internet gambling. This change will be effective from 24th, August, 2007 at 10:00 A.M.

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  • 30 July 2007

    NETELLER IN THE PROCESS OF RETURNING FUNDS TO USA

    NETELLER has proven itself to be an honest company for many years, As they continue their honesty to give back the USA funds. Remember they are swarmed with emails, so be patient as they return the funds. American bettors woke up to the start of a great day, as internet gambling payment processor NETeller officially begins the process of returning $94 million to its US clients. The funds have been held since January 2007.

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