Gambling News

  • 10 October 2006

    NEW VIDEO ON ONLINE LEGISLATION - TRUTH BEHIND ONLINE GAMBLING BAN

    New Video has been released from APCW (Association of Professional Casino Webmasters) regarding the recently passed online gambling legislation. J. Todd presents information concerning Congressional motivation and doesn’t do a bad job as Elvis!

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  • 10 October 2006

    More online firms suspend US gambling operations

    INTHENEWS – www.inthenews.co.uk Tuesday, 10 Oct 2006 10:16 The new US law bans banks from processing online gambling payments Two online gambling firms have announced that they are suspending their operations in the US ahead of the imminent implementation of new laws restricting internet gaming.

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  • 10 October 2006

    A Look at Online Gambling and Legislation: How did this happen and what to do now?

    Editor’s Note: This article appeared on Gambling911 and it would do it a major injustice to hack it up so it’s being posted here ‘intact’ to keep the integrity of the article and sources.

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  • 10 October 2006

    Why The New Federal Law Banning Payments for Online Gambling:Is The Wrong Choice

    FINDLAW By ANITA RAMASASTRY —- Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006 Recently, Congress passed a bill — the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act (UIGA) — that attempts to make existing anti-gambling laws easier to enforce against Internet gambling. This week, President Bush is expected to sign UIGA into law. As UIGA’s preamble accurately notes, “traditional law enforcement mechanisms are often inadequate” in this area.

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  • 10 October 2006

    12 Million Mistreated Internet Gamblers To Vote This Fall

    DAILY KOS (www.dailykos.com) by prouddemocrat Sat Oct 07, 2006 at 02:37:49 PM PDT The 12 million Internet gamblers in the U.S. will not be happy that their Senators never had a fair chance to consider an anti-Internet gambling bill in open debate. The ban was enacted by attaching it to an unrelated Senate bill late at night before a recess.

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  • 10 October 2006

    EMPLOYEES OF ONLINE GAMBLING FIRM RELEASED IN WAKE OF NEW LEGISLATION

    HAARETZ (www.haaretz.com) By Guy Griml “…IM Intermedia dismissed half of its 100 workers yesterday.” “… firm supplies services for online marketing and data mining for online gaming companies in the United States…” “The company confirmed the report.” “cutbacks are just the first of many expected in the industry after the U.S.

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  • 09 October 2006

    ONLINE CASINO WORLD GAMING ASKED FOR SHARES TO BE SUSPENDED

    IRELAND ON-LINE 09/10/2006 – 12:11:24 Shares in online casino World Gaming were suspended today as the fall-out from new anti-gambling legislation in the United States continued. World Gaming said it asked for its shares to be suspended “with immediate effect due to a fundamental uncertainty over its ability to continue trading”. It followed the shock approval of new laws effectively banning online gambling in the US which sent World Gaming shares tumbling 92% last week.

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  • 09 October 2006

    NO MORE NET GAMBLING?

    THE MINNESOTA DAILY October 9, 2006 A bill outlawing online gambling is awaiting approval by the president. By JP Leider “The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 could stop the meteoric rise of online poker. The act was tacked onto the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act in late September and passed through Congress shortly thereafter. President George W. Bush is expected to sign the controversial act.” ….

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  • 09 October 2006

    BETTING ON DOUBLE STANDARDS IN THE US

    FINANCIAL NEWS / Online US Grant Clelland, Deputy Editor 09 Oct 2006 When a continental European country takes action to protect its industry from external competition, it is called economic nationalism. When the US does the same, we are meant to believe it is about preserving the fabric of society.

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  • 09 October 2006

    GAMBLING WITH FREEDOM

    THE WASHINGTON TIMES By Clyde Wayne Crews Jr./ Achim Schmillen October 9, 2006 Your after-tax income belongs to you. You are free to spend it, invest it, waste it, burn it, or tithe it away — and none of that is any politicians’ business. But if some lawmakers have their way, soon you won’t be able to gamble your money away on the Internet.

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