Gambling News

  • 13 August 2006

    BetOnSports folds to US

    INB – Internet News Bureau August 11, 2006 BetonSports Folds U.S. Hand By Roy Mark Betonsports.com is folding its U.S. hand. With the British-based company named in a 22-count indictment for violating American gambling laws and its former CEO sitting in a St. Louis jail, BetonSports said Friday it was permanently cutting off access to its site for U.S. bettors. The site has been dark for American online gamblers since last month when a U.S.

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  • 13 August 2006

    BetOnSports Refunding Options Limited

    ITBusinessNet.com Gamblers hoping to get money back after betting Web site shuts down By ADAM GOLDMA, AP Business Writer Since BetOnSports PLC started accepting wagers online, gamblers played the odds on plenty of sporting events. But they also gambled on whether U.S. prosecutors would one day target the Costa Rica-based company for possibly violating federal law.

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  • 13 August 2006

    US sheds few tears for Carruthers

    Times Online August 07, 2006 By Walter Olson Like Prohibition-era Oklahomans who were said to stagger to the polls to vote dry, America these days is a gambling-mad country happy to elect officials who outdo each other in anti-gambling fervor. Perhaps that explains the absence of an outpouring of support here thus far for David Carruthers, the former BetOnSports.

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  • 09 August 2006

    A fool.com post about cryptologic

    fool.com cryptologic post The following is a post from Fool.com, one of my favorite stock related sites. If you haven’t checked it out, do yourself a favor and do! “POST OF THE DAY Cryptologic, Inc. One last thing… By DemonDoug August 9, 2006 Posts selected for this feature rarely stand alone. They are usually a part of an ongoing thread, and are out of context when presented here. The material should be read in that light.

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  • 03 August 2006

    The400Group Launches New Art-Themed i-Slot

    Reel Crime 2: Art Heist is Latest To Add Fun, Interactive Features to Classic Slot ExperienceJuly 27, 2006- The400Group today announced the release of Reel Crime 2: Art Heist, a new i-Slot from Rival Gaming. Part of a family of online games that add an interactive dimension to classic online slots, Art Heist is a multi-line, multi-reeled slot game that takes players into the comic universe of a pair of bumbling art thieves.

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  • 01 August 2006

    US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WARNS NET GAMBLING BILL WILL HURT FNANCIAL GROUPS

    easyBOURSE Tuesday August 1st, 2006 / 15h52 By Lilly Vitorovich Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants the Senate to amend the controversial Internet gambling legislation, saying it would impose a “substantial regulatory burden” on financial institutions.

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  • 01 August 2006

    NOT GUILTY PLEAS ENTERED FOR BETONSPORTS CEO

    bellevillenewsdemocrate.com JEFF DOUGLAS Associated Press ST. LOUIS – The former chief executive of one of the world’s largest online gambling companies, BetOnSports, will remain in federal custody after pleading not guilty Monday to charges of mail and wire fraud and racketeering. David Carruthers, 48, was one of several BetOnSports PLC employees and associates named in a federal 22-count indictment who pleaded not guilty.

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  • 31 July 2006

    Belle Rock Summer Fling, Brand New Ways to Win More Bling!

    New Giveaways Including Winning Is Easy, Winners Get It All and Live the Winning Life Headline Belle Rock’s New August Promotions Gibraltar, August 1, 2006 – Today Belle Rock Entertainment announced the launch of six new fantastic promotions across their popular group of online casinos and poker rooms, River Belle (www.riverbelle.com), Lucky Nugget (www.luckynugget.com), The Gaming Club (www.gamingclub.com), and Jackpot City (www.jackpotcity.com).

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  • 29 July 2006

    Allyn Jaffrey Shulman Joins Poker Players Alliance Board of Directors

    WASHINGTON, July 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) — The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), a non-profit grassroots organization that has grown to more than 75,000 American poker players, today announced that Allyn Jaffrey Shulman, an expert in gaming law, is joining the PPA board of directors. “I am delighted that Allyn has agreed to join our board,” said Michael Bolcerek, president of the Poker Players Alliance.

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  • 29 July 2006

    HEARINGS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY IN BETONSPORTS CASE

    BUSINESS WEEK July 28, 2006, 3:58PM By DAN CATERINICCHIA AP Business Writer © 2006 The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Attorneys at the Justice Department headquarters here have been involved from the outset of an investigation by the US Attorney’s office in St. Louis of BetOnSports PLC that so far has resulted in a court-ordered suspension of its operations and the arrest of the British online gambling company’s chief executive.

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