Gambling News

  • 18 March 2008

    Professor Charles Nesson and Andrew Woods Explore the Future of Online Gaming

    CAMBRIDGE, MA–(Marketwire – March 18, 2008) – Harvard Law School Professor Charles Nesson and Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society (GPSTS) Executive Director Andrew Woods will speak on a panel with the nation’s leading experts on gaming law, gathered to analyze and debate the current U.S. legal regime surrounding online gaming at the “Legal Issues in Online Gambling” symposium, at the University of Richmond on Wednesday, March 19, 2008.

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  • 11 March 2008

    Investigation of US Gambling Laws by the EU

    An investigation into the U.S. laws on internet gambling was started by the EU (European Union) today. The complaint was that Washington’s actions with the UIGEA, infringed on the world trade rules. EU Trade Commissioner, Peter Mandelson, stated that “The US has the right to address legitimate public policy concerns relating to internet gambling, but discrimination against EU companies cannot be a part of the policy mix.” And that he hoped this issue could be settled amicably.

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  • 07 March 2008

    iMega’s Court Battle a Loss or Win?

    Today the US District Court in New Jersey dismissed a motion. This motion was brought by iMEGA that was seeking a temporary restraining order on the UIGEA. The complaint was brought against the US Attorney General, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Reserve System. iMEGA was challenging the UIGEA on the grounds that the Bill violated the American’s civil rights. And that it also was being contrary to international treaty obligations.

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  • 06 March 2008

    Interview with Professor Rose on the UIGEA Bill

    As an internationally known scholar, public speaker, writer and recognized as one of the world’s leading authority on gambling laws, Professor I. Nelson Rose, was interviewed by CappersMall. He was asked his opinion on where online gambling stands now and his thoughts on its future. The question was asked of Rose: Do you foresee a change in which the U.S.

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  • 04 March 2008

    Regulators Say Gambling Ban Won’t Work!!

    The Federal Reserve and the Officials at the Treasury Department, after going through more than 200 comments from banks, gamblers, church groups and members of congress on recommendations on the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) of 2006, say WON’T WORK!!!

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  • 28 February 2008

    Casino Action Group in Liquidation

    The Casino Action Group has lost their Microgaming license just hours ago and is now in a process of liquidation. Their casinos mentioned below are no longer taking deposits;Music Hall Casino, Challenge Casino, Big Casino, Nostalgia Casino, Golden Reef Casino and UK Casino Club.The games in the above mentioned casinos are no longer working at this time and there are no deposit options.

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  • 28 February 2008

    Microgaming Terminates License with Casino Action

    InfoPowa has just recently released the following information.Microgaming has just announced this evening that it has terminated its license with Tusk Investment Corporation, (owners of Casino Action Group)  after Tusk had sent in its plans of liquidation. By receiving this notice, the termination is put into effect immediately by Microgaming.Microgaming will provide further announcements, as they are gathering the facts related to this matter, when it becomes available to them.

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  • 26 February 2008

    Harvard Law School Examines Casino Ban

    Student –led Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society (GPSTS), at Harvard Law School, hosted a discussion, led by Vin Narayanan. This discussion was be on Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed bill to legalize gambling in the state of Massachusetts. This was held on Wednesday, February 20th this year.

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  • 19 February 2008

    eCOGRA Seals Suspension

    eCogra’s Compliance and Advisory Services recently did an onsite review of these casinos, which was part of a normal seal renewal process.These revealed a failure to comply with eCOGRA’s Generally Accepted Practices. So they decided to suspend the seals pending investigation of the following sites:www.challengecasino.com- Challenge www.goldenreefcasino.com- Golden Reef www.ibigcasino.com- I Big Casino www.musichallcasino.com- Music Hall www.nostalgiacasino.com-  Nostalgia www.ukcasinoclub.

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  • 12 February 2008

    Casinos in the UK gets the Heads Up

    The UK Telegraph reported: “Sixteen new casinos are to be given the go-ahead – six months after Gordon Brown signaled a retreat from plans to bring Las Vegas-style gambling to Britain.“The Prime Minister was praised by charities and Church groups last summer for announcing a surprise review of the 2005 Gambling Act, which paved the way for eight small, eight large and one massive regional gambling centre in Manchester.But only sixteen new casinos will go ahead.

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