MGM Mirage – Entertainment, hotels and casinos
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Type of the company: Public (NYSE: MGM) Founded: 2000 Headquarters: Las Vegas, Nevada Key people: Terrence Lanni (CEO) Industry: Casinos and hotels Products: Hotels Revenue: $7.4 billion USD Employees: over 70,000 Website: www.mgmmirage.com MGM Mirage is a Las Vegas – … Read More

$21m annually for Antigua and Barbuda in its dispute with US for online gambling
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The World Trade Organization, on 21 December 2007, issued the arbitration report regarding Antigua and Barbuda’s complaint against “United States — Measures affecting the cross-border supply of gambling and betting services” (DS285), especially UIGEA, awarded Antigua and Barbuda an annual … Read More

The birding cat
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My neighbours has several trees in their garden where tens of little birds sit all the time and sing all day long. Some days ago, they bought a cat. And it seems that this cat like a lot to watch … Read More

EU online gambling companies against US
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The European Union, Japan, and Canada have reached a settlement with the U.S. regarding its protectionist online gambling policy through UIGEA, although US tolerates some forms of online gambling, such as state lotteries and horse racing. Remote Gambling Association made today a complaint … Read More

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft settle online gambling charges
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All the three companies have agreed to pay a total of $31.5m (£15.7m) to settle claims that they accepted online ads promoting illegal gambling, during the last ten years. Microsoft has to pay $21m, part of it as a charitable … Read More

Indian online gambling and casinos – Mohawk – Kahnawake Gaming Commission
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The 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was passed with hope that tribe-operated casinos would provide a steady source of income for Native American communities. The income genereated from these casinos would aid reservation economic development. Many tribal governments have seen … Read More

Webmasters, take care, a trojan steals your money!
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BitDefender has detected a new trojan, which hijacks Google text advertisements, replacing them with ads from a different provider. The threat, which is identified by BitDefender as Trojan.Qhost.WU, modifies the infected computers’ Hosts file (a local storage for domain name … Read More

New Google tools for webmasters: Video Sitemaps
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Google Video team joined the Sitemaps to introduce Video Sitemaps, allowing an XML submission of video assets for your site. This new tool will ease your self-hosted videos to compete with the big sites, like YouTube, when someone use Google … Read More

Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA)
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The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (Pub.L. 100-497, 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq.) is a 1988 United States federal law which establishes the jurisdictional framework that presently governs Indian gaming. The Act establishes three classes of games with a different regulatory scheme … Read More

EU fights against misleading advertising and aggressive sales practices
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Just two weeks before Christmas, sweeping new EU rules to crackdown on misleading advertising and aggressive selling practices – including a ban on fake “free” offers and a ban on “pester power” advertising (direct exhortation) to children on the Internet … Read More

US and EU agreement on online gambling, possible Canada and Japan
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Unfortunately for the online casinos and poker rooms, the agreement (signed in Geneva) is not to change UIGEA, but to compensate EU for this ban. United States will compensate European Union especially in the domain of the trade, and mail … Read More

Atlantic City, new casino and entertainment centers
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Gambling is far from stopping its development all over the world. Asia, Europe, Middle East, Russia, USA, places where the gambling industry is one of the most profitable business. After four years when it was built the last casino in … Read More

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