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12 February 2008Casinos 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.Read full article
05 February 2008Gambling Now Legal in Pasig
Gambling and gaming establishments are NOW allowed to operate in Pasig City, Manila, Philippines. An ordinance legalizing and regulating their existence was passed by the city council..Ordinance No. 17, by Councilor Ronaldo Lipana, is aimed at regulating the establishment and operation of gambling and betting activities in the city.Read full article
02 February 2008Let the Leading Candidates Know!!
The leading candidates Democrats: Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Republicans: Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Ron Paul and Mitt Romney. At the bottom on this you will find a link to read more about how these candidates stand on the UIGEA, The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. I know you can not make an educated informative judgment, solely on their standing on the UIGEA Act.Read full article
31 January 2008Legal Action Against Sweden & Germany by the EU
Today the EU (European Commission) started legal action against Sweden and Germany to try to ensure that they comply with the European Union’s free movement of services. Charlie McCreevy, the EU’s Internal Market Commissioner has given Sweden two months to show that the prohibitive measures against poker games and tournaments are compatible with EU law.Read full article
29 January 2008President Bush Listen Up!
George W. Bush gave his last State of the Union speech Monday evening. His grey hairs certainly show the strain he has been under since taking office seven years ago. The smile he wore most of the evening might be signs of the relief that is in store for him in a year when he finally leaves office. The legacy he leaves those of us interested in internet gaming is the UIGEA. This legislation has alienated the United States from many of our friends overseas.Read full article
22 January 2008Neteller Preformance 2008?
Neteller will announce in March the results of its fourth quarter performance. Neteller, based in The Isle Of Man has been involved with the US Department Of Justice regarding alleged violations under the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) and made a final payment last week of $38.25 million as a deferred prosecution agreement. Neteller stated that $57.Read full article
15 January 2008Microgaming's 32Red Casino Goes Mobile
32 Red Casino is starting the New Year with some exciting news about new products. The launch of 32Red Mobile Casino is bringing the most popular casino games to the players’ mobile phones. Then you can win whether you are at work, on the road, in a bus or even your favorite pub. This will begin in February. This will enable new player types and focus. Watch for more information soon. Securing a foothold in these markets, 32Red hopes to emerge as an industry leader.Read full article
13 January 2008Casinos Accecpting US Players Despite the Ban!!
Casinos and Poker Rooms are Accepting US Players Despite Ban 2008-01-13 15:14:09 – Although the UIGEA hoped to make gambling illegal in the US, millions of Americans are still gambling online – And it’s totally legal! To all Americans that is still unaware that it is still legal for them to gamble online in the US. You can still play slots, blackjack, and online poker.Read full article
05 January 2008Germany and the Online Gambling Ban
Germany and the Online Gambling Ban The UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Act) was passed in 2006. Since then Germany has followed by having signed an agreement, starting Jan.1st this year to ban web based gambling. Websites with casinos, and or poker rooms and sports betting has been blocked by financial institutions. This will prevent all transactions to or from gambling sites, in Germany. But they are allowing land based casinos to operate, because they think land based can be controlled.Read full article
02 January 2008Reasons to Appose the Internet Gambling Ban
Reasons to Appose the Internet Gambling Ban Lots of things have happened this past year with Internet Gambling. We are watching to see what will happen in 2008. You don’t hear or see much of this on TV, or in the newspapers, why we ask? Could it be the Government does not want the US citizens to know what they are doing behind our back? The only news you will see on this is on the internet.Read full article