Google will allow advertising for online gambling in UK
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Google received the highest approval, from the Queen, to allow companies to buy sponsored links for the online gambling in UK. Google stopped advertising online gambling in the search results pages in 2004 after the US Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement … Read More

No clarification for online gambling
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The House Financial Services Committee voted down a bill, H.R. 5767, that would have prevented federal agencies from issuing rules implementing the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). Lawmakers failed to agree on setting a clear definition of illegal Internet … Read More

US judge rejects online gambling
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Lee Rousso, the Washington State Director of the Poker Players Alliance, filed a lawsuit on July 1, 2007, seeking to have UIGEA declared unconstitutional, considering that the new law discriminated against interstate businesses and, thus, violated the Commerce Clause of … Read More

Who Owns the Internet?
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An already tested method to defeat the online gambling companies started to act again, after Bodog. 1st Technology made a complaint against several companies including Digital Gaming Solutions SA, Costa Rica International Sports, Action Poker Gaming Enterprises and SBG Global; … Read More

Gambling software: Playtech news
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One of the factor to measure the development of the gambling industry is the trade of the gambling software. In this context, good news from Playtech, the most known producer of gambling software. Its revenues increased with 101% to  $32.7 … Read More

Billions from regulating Internet gambling
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Press Release Regulating Internet Gambling Would Generate Billions in New Revenue for Critical Government Programs Congressman McDermott Urges Congress to Support Internet Gambling Legislation (Washington, D.C. – January 31, 2008) A new tax revenue analysis announced by Representative Jim McDermott … Read More

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

$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

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

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

UIGEA – End of comments
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On Regulations.gov, December 12 was the last day allowed for public comments on the Docket ID Treas-DO-2007-0015: Title   Prohibition on Funding of Unlawful Internet Gambling Type   Rulemaking Description   Unlawful Internet Gambling and Enforcement Act requires the Treasury and the Federal … Read More

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