Gambling News

  • 17 June 2008

    UIGEA Is Failing?

    This could be very good news indeed for the Online Gaming Industry. It is about time the US opens their eyes to a law that can never be put in place. The US has enough to worry about without trying to put in place a law that will never work.The experts in the Gaming Industry are saying the UIGEA CANNOT be implemented. They are asking the US to get smart and join the rest of the world, and regulate the online gaming.

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  • 16 June 2008

    eCogra Welcomes New Director to Board

    As always eCOGRA is always improving things for the players. This new Director should add even more protection, with his credentials, I am sure he will be an asset to the Company.London, 10 June 2008 – The online gambling player protection and standards organisation eCOGRA has announced a change to its 7 person Board of Directors, in which Chris Hobbs, Head of Corporate Affairs at Microgaming replaces Roger Raatgever as one of the Founder Directors of the independent, non-profit body.

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  • 05 June 2008

    Congratulations to Casinomeister for 10 Years of Service

    We want to say WTGGGG!! Casinomeister for your dedication and caring service for us players for 10 years!!With 10 years under your belt, makes you a pioneer, in this business along with Intertops, Microgaming and Cryptologic. We all appreciate your solid reputation for giving us a wide range of information and helping with player problems. For listening to the players, and letting us know which sites are the Best and Worst in online gaming.

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  • 30 May 2008

    Investigation of U.S. Trade Violation on Internet Gambling is Accelerated by the European Commission

    This is good news and what we have been waiting to hear!! It is time for the U.S. to stop discriminating and do what is fair according to the World Trade Agreement.This is a Press Release:U.S. vulnerable in ongoing global trade disputeWASHINGTON, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As part of an ongoing major trade dispute over Internet gambling that has the United States in an increasingly difficult position to justify, the European Commission has now launched a formal investigation over U.S.

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  • 29 May 2008

    Turkey Detained Sportingbet Managers

    It is happening again, more arrests or as they say detained, we will see if they hold them! When will all this end? I think if the UIGEA bill is thrown out here in the US, all this will stop. It seems what ever the US does, the rest of the world follows.The Turkish authorities have detained a number of people working for online gaming group Sportingbet (LSE: SBT.L – news) and its Turkish affiliate Superbahis.

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  • 27 May 2008

    Things Looking Brighter on the European Regulatory Scene

    The EU States are lightening their opinion on competition and online gambling. That makes eCOGRA even more important. Here is a commentary from the CEO of eCOGRA Andrew Beveridge. The year 2008 could prove a watershed for the online gambling industry, as pressure from leading betting companies prepared to litigate against state monopolies, and the compliance efforts of the European Commission start to create a persuasive climate for liberalisation.

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  • 24 May 2008

    Retraction of Online Gambling Ban Has New Support

    Here is some good news for the Online Gambling Industry. We need to email and tell our Congressmen and Senators the way we feel on this issue!The Bill presented by Barney Frank, to stop the enforcing of the UIGEA by the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department, has gotten more support from Congressmen.Five new supporters have joined with Frank, to give a big push.

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  • 23 May 2008

    Antigua and USA Dispute Will it be Resolved out of Court?

    The small Islands of Antigua and Barbuda may be small, but they are standing up to the USA for their rights according to the WTO on internet gambling. These tiny islands show they are not afraid to go up against a big nation!! You bigger nations should take notes!! Minister of Finance from Antigua and Barbuda is in Washington today. They are to meet with US Trade representatives in a last-ditch attempt to settle out of court, with their dispute in regards to the provision of online gambling.

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  • 15 May 2008

    Cryptologic Signs Asian Customer

    The South Asian Market is booming, and Cryptologicis right there to help develop a new gaming brand. This is interesting reading. May 15, 2008 (Dublin, IRELAND) – CryptoLogic Limited, a world leader in Internet gaming software, has signed an agreement with Khel Galli – one of South Asia’s fast-growing on-line gaming companies – to develop and launch KhelGalli.com, a new Internet gaming brand for this high-growth market.

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  • 06 May 2008

    Patent Action Filed

    The Patent enforcer is at it again!  This time it is 1st Technology’s turn to file action. All these patent laws need to be watched carefully. Anytime you start a website, make sure the name or any of it does not have a patent already.Seven more online gambling companies find themselves undergoing the unwelcome patent attention of Dr. Scott Lewis and his 1st Technology company this week, with the costly Bodog dispute apparently at a stalemate.The St.

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