Gambling News

  • 07 July 2007

    RGA endorses Internet Gambling Initiative:

    RGA-Remote Gambling Association has announced an endorsing of the Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative (SSIGI). Working to promote legalizing and regulating online gambling in the USA. In May of 2007 the SSIGI was created by two U.K. based companies in order to help strengthen the bill bought forward by Rep. Barney Frank. Which is to license and regulate online gambling in the USA.

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  • 03 July 2007

    GAMBLING NEWS

    The law may be changed where Americans were stopped from playing online. The reasons why, read below: Will the UIGEA be reversed, changed, or revised? Read below to find out our up to date details. You might be shocked at the major companies that are supporting Barney Frank and the bills presented to make this turn around. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass, introduced a new bill to reform the UIGEA. The bill is IGREA- Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act.

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  • 29 June 2007

    Neteller co-founder Stephen Lawrence pleads guilty

    Stephen Lawrence, who founded Neteller together with John David Lafebvre, pleaded guilty today to charges of criminal conspiracy. Neteller processed billions of Dollars related to internet gambling. In a court room in Manhattan , NY, Stephen Lawrence said that he acknowledged that facilitating bets with offshore bookies was illegal. He agreed to be partially accountable for the 100 Million Dollars the government wants from people who were involved in the operation.

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  • 29 June 2007

    Barney Frank Gains more Co-Sponsors for his Internet Gambling Bill HR-2046

    Congressman Barney Frank is still out there for the American people, by gaining sponsors to his proposed bill to bring back legalization of online gambling. His proposed bill will end the ban imposed last year on online gambling in the United States. Barney Frank’s proposed bill, the HR-1046, to legalize, license, regulate and tax online gambling has gained another sponsor, Representative Don Young out of Alaska, to join 25 others at Frank’s side for a total of 27 at this time.

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  • 28 June 2007

    Covers and USA Today have Joined Forces

    All of the online sports gambling and betting that are run by large companies is sweeping the nation these days, of which we bet more companies are sure to follow, what happened to the common American’s rights to online gambling on any site in their own homes? This article should spark your interests. Sports-book ads in USA Today.com may shock many people with this statement posted on their website; “USA Today.com and Covers.

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  • 28 June 2007

    Betcha’s Bold Platform stands on the Edge of Gambling

    Betcha is a platform for peer to peer betting where they allow users to bet on four markets; News, Business & Finance, Arts & Entertainment and Sports. The founder, Nick Jenkins, is like many founders with a brilliant idea, and may be a little crazy to think that Betcha has no worries about two related things; it is based in Seattle, WA and all debts are on the honor system. Nick Jenkins says that Betcha is a third way to gamble and an EBay site for bets.

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  • 27 June 2007

    The EU’s First Steps towards Supporting Sports-Betting Services

    The European Commission is opening the door for sports-betting in countries close to home. We are hoping for the ripple effect to hit the US, where the online players can get back to a relaxing game in their own homes. Sweden and France have a request from the European Commission to amend their laws, following replies to letters of formal notice.

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  • 27 June 2007

    A UIGEA Injunction Hearing, Court Date is Coming Soon

    Hold off on those life boats for now. There may be a good piece of news for the online gamblers, should the courts prove that ‘the system’ does work. With stipulations against banks preventing online gambling with credit cards, the court will have open ears to the reasons why the processes with the UIGEA should not continue.

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  • 27 June 2007

    iMEGA Suit Challenges Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA)

    The cases brought forth against the UIGEA are making more waves around the world as each week slips by. It may be time to break out the life-boats on the high seas of internet gambling until this storm blows by or internet gamblers are saved by an unseen force. With its suit challenging the UIGEA, iMEGA has made a splash in the US Circuit Court vs. Alberto Gonzales.

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  • 26 June 2007

    The WTO Online Gambling Case has Seven Compensation Claims against the U.S.

    From one to three, three to four and now seven countries with claims to file for compensations because there is a disagreement for online gambling, how many more countries will step forward for their claim? Only time will tell. In the ongoing WTO online gambling case between the U.S. & Antigua and Barbuda, Casino City has confirmed seven compensation claims have been filed against the U.S.

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