Mandelson Criticises US Gaming Legislation

According to the Reuters news agency, the European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner, Peter Mandelson, has told Washington that its Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) is unfair to foreign firms and should be repealed.


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Online Casino Triumphs in Court

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The Administrative Court of Appeal in the central German state of Hessen has this week overturned a ruling by a lower court that prohibited Austrian online casino group Bwin from offering its services to Germans.



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China to Curb Online Casino Compulsion

In China, the Government has announced that it is to institute new laws to help prevent underage and compulsive gambling.



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Casino Slot Debate Heats Up

Well, it seems our friends at the Maryland Casino have their hands full with the same issues on gambling as every other State out there! Is the addition of legalized gambling going to be good for the community or is it going to be it’s demise?

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Poker Players Alliance Infiltrates Main Stream Media

October 23, 2007
Posted By Vincent Tapoglia III
Staff Editor, http://www.CasinoGamblingWeb.com

The Poker Players Alliance has united and is set to bring their battle to Washington as they plan on convincing legislators that the game of Poker is one of skill, and not luck.

Professional poker players Chris Moneymaker and Annie Duke will be some of the people on hand when the group travels to Washington. The main focus will be on creating an image of a game of skill, but any information the group brings will help in the efforts to change last years ill advised Internet gaming bill.



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Online casino; PartyGaming.com up for sale?

Big news hit the blogs and the news postings of many poker portals and websites over the possible sale of the strongest gambling website brand out there!

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Online Casino to Air UK TV Ad.


The online casino and gambling giant, Ladbrokes, will be the first company to take advantage of the relaxed laws regarding the advertisement of gambling companies in the UK. Ladbrokes plc. operates online casino, betting and online poker sites, will air its first TV ad during the half time break of the Manchester United versus Roma Champions League match.

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Online gambling site awards jackpot.

Carbon Poker, the online gambling site, has awarded its first Caribbean Stud jackpot. The player, Yvetje, won $20,318.75 on a 20c jackpot bet placed on 2 September, 2007. Yvetje, a female player from Limburg, Belgium has been with Carbon Poker since 2005 and can be played CarbonPoker.comhere

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Poker Odds

There are countless factors that can come into play when determining the odds of all the variations and situations that may arise in playing poker. This course is merely meant to give you an idea of what your respective card odds are of having a particular hand.

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Legalized Online Gambling in the US? Veterans Group Supports It

The Association of Players, Casinos and Webmasters has been seeking viable ways to bring online gaming back to American in a legal and regulated format for the past several months.


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Gambling firms show strong interim results

Gambling firms 888.com and Cryptologic both recorded strong interim results as they continued to recover from the fallout of the US online gambling ban.

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EU Commissioner warns US on gambling ban

According to the Financial Times, McCreevy said: \"In my view it is probably a restrictive practice and we might take it up in another forum.\" He said the case could go to the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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N.Y. casinos don't see lottery as a threat

Since casino gambling began in New York in 1993, the increased competition for those gaming dollars hasn't seemed to hurt sales of New York Lottery tickets, which saw a record $6.8 billion in sales in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.

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Online Gambling Provider Buys Scandinavian Poker Room

Cryptologic, the Canadian online gambling software provider, have announced that they have purchased the online poker room operated by Scandinavian betting exchange Parbet.com for 9 million Euros...


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Man To Challenge That Poker Is A Skill -- Not Gambling

Derek Kelly, 46, has claimed that poker is a game of equal opportunity, where skill decides who is the winner.

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Banks to add online betting fee; and how to get around it

One of the biggest UK banks, HSBC, announced that they will add a special rate on their credit cards for transactions related to online gambling

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Empire Poker sold to Party Poker

Most players did not know, but Empire Poker used to be a skin of Party Poker, which meant that players from both poker rooms played at the same time at the same place

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Ladbrokes to buy Online Casino 888

Proposed £490 million takeover of online casino group 888 could be wrapped up as early as next week.

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Online Poker is not part of the Wire Act

So you think just because you play online poker and you are a US citizen, you will be excluded because of the Wire Act? Well sit tight...

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British gambling companies awarded Italian licences

UK gaming giants William Hill and Ladbrokes were among a number of bookmakers to be awarded licences for sports and horse betting over the web and phones in Italy.

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Time for End of Year Online Casinos Summaries

Not every year sees a market rise to enormous dimensions in popularity and market value as online casinos have...

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US Investors Turn Macau Into the 'Las Vegas' of Asia

Already, gambling analysts are predicting that this year Macau will surpass Las Vegas' annual gambling revenues of about seven billion dollars.

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Italy's gambling hand

Italy will announce shortly the details of its new stance on gambling...

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Bills to legalize video gambling, expand slots at tracks introduced

A plan to privatize the Hoosier Lottery won't be the only game of chance considered

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Key gambling foe to appear on BBC

An outspoken gambling critic who will be featured in an upcoming ....

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