Gambling News

  • 24 February 2007

    APCW Has A Way to Heal All Ills For VA With Online Gambling

    On February 16, 2007 the APCW announced a working partnership with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Webcom Network for the purposes of identifying and exploring the possibilities of using the charitable online gaming model as a means to bring online gaming back to America while at the same time creating a dedicated revenue stream for the Veterans Administration.

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  • 22 February 2007

    Fact or Fiction - Is Congressman Barney Frank Going To Challenge UIGEA?

    You know how rumors operate. Someone says something which is repeated by someone else and passed to another who in turn tells someone else. The trouble with rumors is that the original content very seldom stays intact along the way, not to mention the question of whether the original statement being rumored about was true.But it’s beyond me at this point to pass up the current rumor circulating regarding Congressman Barney Frank.

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  • 22 February 2007

    Poker Players Alliance Works To Change Unfair Gaming Laws

    Lincoln News Messenger (www.lincolnnewsmessenger.com) By: William W. Grey, Fresno Wednesday, February 21, 2007 5:41 PM PST During the midnight hours as the Senate was preparing to adjourn for the elections, the Port Security Act was passed. Senator Bill Frist attached the Unlawful Internet Gambling enforcement Act (UIGEA) to Port Security Act. Most of the senators had voted and left the Senate floor, their knowledge of the attachment is questionable.

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  • 22 February 2007

    INTERNET WAGERING MAY BE KEY TO SPORTS GAMBLING'S FUTURE

    EDMONTON JOURNAL Curtis Stock, Journal Sports Writer Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 EDMONTON — When it comes to betting on sports, it seems the gambling industry has left no stone unturned. There are government-sanctioned Sport Select kiosks in virtually every corner store, casinos in every corner of the city and chances to bet on just about any horse race in the world at Edmonton Northlands.

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  • 22 February 2007

    Online Gambling Continues To Grow In US Despite Gambling Ban

    KBTV.com Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Ysabel Bilbao/KTVB BOISE — It is America’s hottest past time — the digital age has put poker back on top of the world. Long gone are the days of smoke-filled basement poker nights. These days all you need is a computer, Internet access and a credit card. But it’s illegal. So who is playing and who is watching? NewsChannel 7 investigates the online gambling craze. Forget the poker face, this is about the mouse and the couch.

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  • 22 February 2007

    Antigua To Help In Efforts to Collect BetonSports Debt

    Gambling 911 has reported that the Antiguan government is stepping in to assist in the debt collection process for monies owed to BetonSports which would then be used to pay BoS customers and employees. It’s believed there was over a million dollars in company funds still within payment processors that would assist greatly in their goal of paying the debt owed by BoS. Other areas of collection where monies are still owed to BoS , at least on paper, is in advertising.

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  • 18 February 2007

    Online Gambling Service Now Offered At Flybe

    MARKETING WEEK 15-Feb-07 Flybe, the low cost airline, is providing its customers with a new on-line gambling service as part of its strategy to boost its ancillary services. The service will allow visitors to the Flybe website to play games such a roulette and poker through the site. The service, which is a partnership with Finnish gaming operator PAF Group, launches this week. As part of the deal, PAF will provide the gaming licence and access to the online games.

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  • 18 February 2007

    VFW WebCOM And APCW Plan For US Vets Future

    The Association of Players, Casinos and Webmasters (APCW) has been seeking viable ways to bring online gaming back to America in a legal and regulated format for the past several months.

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  • 18 February 2007

    FirePay Puts Canadian Online Gamblers On Notice - You're Out

    February 17, 2007FirePay announced to it’s members it plans to do away with Canadian payments to online gambling merchants beginning February 21, 2007.“Important policy change for Canadian FirePay account holdersEffective February 21, 2007, FirePay (www.firepay.com) will no longer allow Canadian consumer payments to online gambling merchants.Effective February 28, 2007, FirePay (www.firepay.com) will no longer allow Canadian consumers to receive payments from online gambling merchants.

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  • 16 February 2007

    CryptoLogic Posts Profits Down 70.6% Since US Gambling Law

    Winnipeg Free Press Thu Feb 15, 2007 TORONTO (CP) – Gaming software producer CryptoLogic Inc. (TSX:CRY) said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit dropped 70.6 per cent to US$1.7 million in its first report reflecting financial performance since the U.S. government declared a ban on online gambling. For the ended Dec. 31, the company’s earnings were equivalent to 12 cents per diluted share, down from $5.8 million or 43 cents per share, in the same period last year.

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