Gambling News

  • 06 September 2007

    U.S. Representatives Call for LIFT of the Gambling Ban

    U.S. Representatives Call for LIFT of the Gambling Ban September 6, 2007 This could very well lead to the ‘lift’ of the gambling ban for the U.S. U.S. Representatives Steve Israel (Democrat) and Pete King (Republican) representing Long Island, New Jersey have recently submitted an editorial to the New York Post, calling for an end to the “misdirected… also probably unenforceable” ban on Internet Gambling in the US.

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  • 31 August 2007

    NEW Date Set for iMEGA versus Gonzales (UIGEA)

    NEW Date Set for iMEGA versus Gonzales (UIGEA)Honorable Judge Mary L. cooper will hear oral arguments on TRO and Government dismissal motions.The hearing originally set for September 4th, has been moved to September 26th, in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, Trenton Division.  The hearing date was a mutual agreement by the plaintiff whom is iMEGA and the defendants, who are, Gonzales, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

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  • 30 August 2007

    In Patent Infringement suit Bodog loses Domain Names

    In Patent Infringement suit Bodog loses Domain NamesBodog is competent they will win the suit.After losing most of his Bodog.com domain names to 1st Technology LLC in a patent infringement dispute, Calvin Ayre was forced to launch a new Gambling Web site Wednesday.

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  • 29 August 2007

    Bodog ordered to pay $49 Million and loses Domain Name

    Bodog ordered to pay $49 Million and loses Domain NameCustomers of Bodog.com are now being directed to NewBodog.com. After having what appeared to be technical difficulties yesterday.  There is no Bodog.com anymore.Information coming to us this morning says, the loss of the company’s domain is not the cause of the problem, but rather a result of more serious litigation brought against the company by 1st Technology LLC.

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  • 29 August 2007

    Democrats to pursue Resignation of Attorney General

    Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, named as defendant in the iMEGA lawsuit, and a close associate of President Bush who announced that he will resign next month, will continue to come under scrutiny from a congressional investigation into whether he worked with the White House in the firing of US attorneys and committed perjury when the Senate questioned him about it.

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  • 27 August 2007

    Attorney General Alberto Gonzales RESIGNS

    Attorney General Alberto Gonzales RESIGNS Interesting enough Gonzales has resigned just days before the lawsuit goes to court. A group name Interactive Media Entertainment and Gaming Association’ (iMEGA) has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales in an effort to stop enforcement of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S.

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  • 25 August 2007

    European Internet Gambling Firms Could Gain Access to U.S.

    The Bush administration, pressured by an unfavorable ruling by the World Trade Organization, plans to push for legal changes that could make it easier for European service companies, from engineering firms to law firms and shipping companies, to do business in the U.S., officials say. The U.S.

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  • 24 August 2007

    Gambling Dispute Puts United States in a Bind

    Mark E. Mandel, a Texan Attorney has been waging against his own government before the WTO, which in Geneva sets the ground rules for global trade. Challenging Washington’s effort to prohibit online gambling, and at the same time testing the ability of the WTO to enforce its own standards. Mr.

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  • 21 August 2007

    Short Extension Granted to USA in Online Gambling Case

    According to our reliable sources, they tell us: In the US District Court of New Jersey, Trenton Division, papers were filed today to grant a motion on behalf of the US Department of Justice and the co-defendants, giving them a short period longer to respond to charges brought against them by the Interactive Media Entertainment and Gaming Association (iMEGA).

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  • 21 August 2007

    Belize placed on Britain's Blacklist

    Belize gets placed on Britain’s BlacklistBecause of its loose regulations, Belize has been put on Britain’s blacklist of nations that provide license for gambling web sites.A British based news agency, ‘Reuters’, reported this week that online gaming companies in Belize and other online gaming spots such as Costa Rica and the Netherlands Antilles, will not be allowed to advertise or promote their business in the United Kingdom beginning in September.

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