Gambling News

  • 06 January 2009

    American Banker’s Association Questions the UIGEA Rules

    All the members of the American Banker’s Association have let it be known their concern with the problems and rules on the UIGEA bill, or for the matter the lack of an explanation of the rules. The Bush administration has not given a definition for unlawful Internet Gambling.The government has not complied with the banks request for clarification, therefore leaving it up to banks to determine the legality.But there is some good news to all of this.

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  • 31 December 2008

    Alabama’s Turn to try and Fight Gambling

     With all that is going on in the US, with the economy and financial crisis, some states have their priorities wrong. There is so much more to worry about than gambling. And yet here it is another State trying to fight gambling.

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  • 29 December 2008

    Utah’s Stand on Online Casinos

    Utah feels that regulations of online gambling should be left up to each state and not the Feds decision. They feel that federal acceptance would be an ominous event. State representative, Sheryl Allen is worried that US regulation, and with pacts with other countries would force Utah to allow online gambling.Utah Lawmakers along with Allen are considering, House Joint Resolution 1. This resolution asks the federal government to let each state decide on regulations.

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  • 26 December 2008

    The EU and the Online Gambling Issue with the US

    After Anurag Dikshit pleads guilty, the RGA is urging the EU to take the next steps to protect the Union’s Interest from WTO violations.Clive Hawkswood, stated, “These events show that the outgoing US administration and the Department of Justice have shown a total disrespect for the legal rights of European online gaming companies and those associated with them and a complete disregard for US international commitments under GATS.

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  • 18 December 2008

    Founder of PartyGaming Pleads Guilty

    The US has struck again. PartyGaming founder has pleaded guilty to the charges of illegal web gambling. The biggest shareholder in PartyGaming, the UK-listed online gambling company, has offered to pay US authorities $300m and plead guilty to a charge relating to illegal web betting in the most prominent prosecution so far in the US clampdown on internet gambling.

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  • 18 December 2008

    Retroactive Online Casino Laws by the US is Causing Outrage

    It seems the US is digging their hole deeper and deeper. When will they get the idea of what the people want? It is yet to be seen.The fact that the US continues to ignore questions regarding jurisdiction as well as the written laws of its own country has led Europeans to question the wisdom of doing business with the US.

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  • 17 December 2008

    3D New Gold Boom Slot Machine

    Three dimensional online casino lobbies now features five unique Slots, and a progressive jackpot currently over $130,000. They have 3D lobbies and virtual casino employees, which provide a realistic casino experience. You can play instant Flash for free and for real money. 16 December 2008 (London, UK) – When 3D casino launched earlier this year it promised to keep the new slot machines coming and they’ve certainly made good on that promise.

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  • 15 December 2008

    Sweden Continued

    It is breaking news today, that Sweden’s Ministry of Finance will let everyone know the proposal for a new lottery law. It was told at a presentation in Stockholm. A lawyer for the police authority and the man charges with formulating the proposal, Jan Nyren, was expected to announce the end of Sweden’s gambling monopoly, in favor of a licensing system open to foreign operators. For the full story: www.GamingIntelligence.

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  • 14 December 2008

    Online Gambling Blocked in Norway

    It looks like some countries want to follow the US and the UIGEA Bill. Does the US know what kind of influence they have on other countries? If they did would they do anything differently?Last week the Norwegian Parliament passed a ban on financial transactions and online gaming sites. It is very similar to the UIGEA that passed in the US in 2006. This is expected to be put in force by the end of 2009. This ban will mean only state owned gambling, like national lotteries will be legal.

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  • 09 December 2008

    Now Live: Jadestone’s DiceArena Multiplayer Games

    We told you it was coming and now it is here!! Jadestone, the leading developer of fully managed online game solutions, has brought this to you. Their headquarters are in Stockholm, Sweden, and is privately owned and funded. December 9, 2008 (Stockholm, Sweden) – Jadestone Networks, the Nordic based online games owner and operator today announced that the multiplayer dice games network DiceArena is now live and open for players across Europe.

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