Gambling predictions, 2008

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It seems that it is very hard to make predictions on gambling, this year even more difficult than the other years, and online gambling much more difficult than the classical gambling. 2008 will be a very good year for the … Read More

Germany will ban online gambling starting with January 1st, 2008

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Germany will ban any form of Web-based gambling or brokering of games over the Internet, beginning with January 1st, 2008, including the advertising of gaming over the Internet and on television. Germany ratified an accord that preserves the country’s state … Read More

Egyptian pyramids and Sphynx, copyrighted

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Egypt intends to restrict the right to make copies of its ancient monuments by extending the copyright above 3000 years, claiming royalties for using likenesses of the Sphynx and the pyramids.So, casinos from Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Macau, future Gran … Read More

Gambling industry, more important for US than the intellectual property?

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The World Trade Organization, on 21 December 2007, awarded Antigua and Barbuda an annual $21 million compensation claim against the US and also approved of Antigua’s right to suspend its recognition of US copyright and trademark laws to an amount … 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

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

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

Interactive Gaming News: Romania’s First Online Casino

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by Rob van der Gaast Romania, one of the poorest countries in Europe, entered the Internet gambling space June 25 with the launch of Danube Casino, the nation’s first online casino. The site is the creation of Nicolae Sfetcu, the … Read More

The first Romanian online casino

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Multimedia SRL Tel./Fax: 0252-314063 Mobil: 0745-526896 E-mail: office@multimedia.com.ro Website: http://www.multimedia.com.ro PRESS RELEASE The first Romanian online casino On the 25th June 2003 the first Romanian online casino was launched, Danube Casino. Danube Casino has as partner Windows Casino, one of … Read More

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