Gambling News

  • 03 October 2007

    iMEGA Speaks out on Proposed UIGEA Regulations

    iMEGA Speaks out on Proposed UIGEA Regulations iMEGA is confident that the important and fundamental rights for which they are fighting in federal court in New Jersey will be vindicated. In our ongoing lawsuit in the U.S.

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  • 01 October 2007

    UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) Regulations Released Today

    UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) Regulations Released Today The long awaited Regulations are released, leaving things just as unclear as they were before.  Will all gambling sites take the U.S. players back? They can legally do so. The Department of the Treasury has today released the regulations required by the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). The regulations appear to be as weak and confused as the UIGEA.

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  • 28 September 2007

    U.S.and Antigua battle over WTO sanctions for U.S. ban on Online Gambling

    U.S.and Antigua battle over WTO sanctions for U.S. ban on Online GamblingAlong with the iMEGA battle, WTO and iMEGA feel very confident over the win of both battles.GENEVA – The United States estimates that its Internet gambling restrictions have only cost Antigua and Barbuda $500,000 in annual lost revenue – a figure the tiny Caribbean nation’s chief counsel flatly rejected Friday.Antigua, the smallest country to ever win a World Trade Organization case, is seeking the right to impose $3.

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  • 26 September 2007

    iMEGA ONLINE GAMBLING HEARING RESULTS

    iMEGA ONLINE GAMBLING HEARING RESULTS The hearing ended today but the final decision is yet to come!! Today in Trenton, New Jersey the Honorable Judge Mary L. Cooper heard arguments for a temporary restraining order to halt the enforcement of the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act). The hearing ended at 10:35 am Eastern time this morning.

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  • 23 September 2007

    Government Responds to iMEGA’s TRO Request and made the deadline just in time.

    Government Responds to iMEGA’s TRO Request and made the deadline just in time. iGaming Law Challenge: Brief by US Attorneys breaks no new ground, denies potential legal jeopardy exists for iMEGA members. Pushing its time right down to the limit, the US Department of Justice, on the behalf of the other two defendants (Federal Trade Commission and Federal Reserve) just made the deadline of Sept. 21st that was set by Hon. Judge Mary L.

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  • 17 September 2007

    Online Gambling Trade Dispute between U.S. and Antiqua

    Online Gambling Trade Dispute between U.S. and Antiqua Small nations are proving they can wield large digital sticks. Antigua is better known for sandy beaches than international trade disputes. But next month this tiny Caribbean resort destination could compel the United States to legalize an industry that the Bush administration has been trying to eradicate since the beginning of the president’s first term.

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  • 15 September 2007

    South Africa passes Online Gambling Bill

    The National Gambling Amendment Bill, was introduced by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and is designed to legalise Internet gambling. It provides legislation to license interactive gambling activities. The bill requires software vendors who provide online gambling platforms to obtain a national licence for key staff, the interactive software, related equipment and the suppliers and maintenance providers of that equipment.

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  • 14 September 2007

    iMEGA's response to DoJ's attempt to dismiss UIGEA complaint

    The Interactive Media and Entertainment Gaming Association (iMEGA) has responded to the US Department of Justice. The DoJ  had filed a motion to dismiss iMEGA’s complaint against the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). The DoJ, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Reserve argued that iMEGA does not have the standing to challenge UIGEA.

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  • 12 September 2007

    iMEGA Responds, Contests U.S. Department of Justice Dismissal Motion in UIEGA Challenge

    iMEGA Responds, Contests U.S. DoJ Dismissal Motion in UIEGA ChallengeAssociation legal team demonstrates our case for standing and potential harm to our members through bad law!In accordance to the deadline set by Judge Mary L. Cooper, today, iMEGA’s legal team filed its brief with the U.S. District Court in New Jersey, Trenton Division, in response to a U.S. Department of Justice motion to dismiss our complaint against the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act).The defendants, U.S.

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  • 11 September 2007

    Barney Frank Gets Another CO-SPONSOR For The IGREA

    BARNEY FRANK GETS ANOTHER CO-SPONSOR TO REGULATE ONLINE GAMBLING Barney Frank continues to get more political co-sponsors for the IGREA (Internet Regulation and Enforcement Act).Democrat C. Scott from Virginia signed to give his support to the latest Frank bill, that seeks to legalize and regulate online gambling in the U.S.

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