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Forfeiture Hearing in Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Case

A Kentucky judge has ruled that 141 online gambling domain names will be turned over to the commonwealth on November 17.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2008

Derby Chairman to Assist in Match Fixing Scandal

Derby chairman Adam Pearson has vowed to help the Football Association's investigation into allegations of match-fixing surrounding their game against Norwich earlier this month - but hit out at th

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2008

Longtime Slots Lover Doesn't Like the Action in Maryland

Slots have been very good to William "Whitey" Roberts.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2008

US Casino Giants Mull Online Gaming Moves

The chief executive of the American Gaming Association (AGA) now sees a majority of the world's largest casino companies moving towards a partial embrace of internet gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2008

PartyGaming, Sportingbet Coming Back to US Online Gambling Market?

An interesting report surfaced this week in the Times of London.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2008

Computer Problems Lead to Kentucky Domain Case Delay

There will be no decision Wednesday to determine if some 141 online gambling domains are to be seized by the commonwealth of Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2008

Congress Has a New Ratings Guide….Put Out by Poker Community

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today announced the creation of the PPA Congressional Ratings Guide, ava

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2008

Sportingbet Not Affected by Economic Woes: Revenues Up 23 Percent

Online gambling firm, Sportingbet, has witnessed revenues increasing up to 23 percent to the end of July, up to £147 million, driven by its performance in Europe and Australia in particular.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2008

Argentina Begins Cracking Down on Internet Gambling Operators

Argentina has been long considered by some Internet gambling operators, mostly US expats, as the next frontier to set up shop should the online gaming haven of Costa Rica ever decide it no longer w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2008

Vietnam Journalist Jailed for Exposing Premier League Betting Scandal

A Vietnamese court has found Nguyen Viet Chien, 56, "guilty of abusing democratic freedoms to infringe upon the interests of the state" while another journalist, Nguyen Van Hai, 33, was s

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/15/2008

No Casino Gambling for Miami Beach Any Time Soon

While the prospect of casino gambling at one of the city's storied hotels is far from certain, beach leaders Tuesday approved a resolution opposing casino gambling -- fearing it might turn Miami Be

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2008

Is Rough Economy Hurting Poker? Online and Brick and Mortar Evidence speaks to many online poker affiliates on a regular basis. The consensus is clear: revenues are down thus far in October, way down.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/14/2008

Portugal Latest EU Country to Take Stand Against External Online Gambling

The bitter battle between private betting companies and EU countries that operate state-owned gaming systems took a new twist on Tuesday when a senior adviser at Europe's top court said that it was

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2008

Wednesday Still Target Day for Decision in Kentucky Domain Decision

A Franklin County Circuit Judge is still on schedule to render his decision in a controversial case whereby the Kentucky commonwealth is looking to seize some 141 Internet gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/14/2008

Don’t Forget to Pay Your Taxes!

October 13 was a national holiday in the United States. Banks and schools were closed. The significance of October 13? Columbus Day.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/14/2008

Aliens Will Land on Earth Tuesday: Bookies Pull Odds

British bookmaker William Hill pulled down its odds on aliens landing on Earth just one day before the dreaded October 15 US tax extension deadline.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/13/2008

Indian Nation May Take Action Against Kentucky, Governor Beshear

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants 141 online gambling domain names seized. He has called the businesses behind these domain names (all of which operate internationally) "leeches".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2008

More Football Match Fixing Claims Surface

The Football Association is to examine match-fixing allegations involving a Championship match sent to them by the Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2008

Poker Players Alliance Claims Kentucky Has Most Poker Players in US

An effort by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to eradicate the online gambling and poker industry in his state by seizing some 141 related domain names, including most of the top Internet poker room

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2008

All Eyes on Kentucky as Internet Gambling Domain Decision Nears

Larry Dale Keeling, Lexington Herald-leader columnist, offered his own opinion on what will likely transpire this week in his home state of Kentucky where a Franklin Circuit Court judge is set to m

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2008

UltimateBet Aruba Poker Classic Winner Matt Brady Goes on Shopping Spree

Having just won a cool $1 million at this year's Ultimate Bet Aruba Poker Classic (see UltimateBet website for more), Matt Brady has gone MIA.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/12/2008

Truly Bizarre Kentucky Court Did Not Reject Domain Case in the First Place

Last month, a Kentucky circuit court judge granted a request by the governor to have 141 Web site names used by online gaming operations transferred to the state's control.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/10/2008

Go Daddy Responds to Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Order

In response to the concerns over registrar Go Daddy turning over the certificate for a number of online poker sites to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, that company has issued a press release.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/09/2008

Report: McCain Exploded With Rage During Gambling Outing

Writing for the Daily Beast, Michael Kinsley relays a disturbing story about John McCain from Jeff Dearth, former publisher of the New Republic, when Dearth and McCain attended a magazine industry

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

NETeller plans to change name to NEOVIA Financial

(Reuters) - British online payments processor NETeller Plc on Thursday said it was planning to change its name to NEOVIA Financial Plc, effective Nov. 17.

The company, famed for being the first corporate scalp in a U.S. clampdown on internet gambling in 2006, said the name change, part of a year-long rebranding process, will differentiate it from the group's operating brands of NETELLER, NETBANX and Net+.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Kentucky Cannot Go After Registrars In Foreign Countries

In regard to the heavily covered Kentucky Internet gambling domain seizure case whereby the commonwealth's governor, Steve Beshear, wants to block 141 gambling websites, a reader wi

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Bodog Loses Trademark Dispute on Appeal: Lower Court’s Ruling Affirmed

1st Technology , LLC today received an affirmance of last year's rejection of all attempts to set aside the judgment against,, and Bodog Entertainment

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case: Predicted Outcome had the opportunity to sit in on Tuesday's very high profile online gambling domain seizure case in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

Kudos to Network Solutions for Standing by Online Gambling Sites

", the largest registrar, just rolled over," said Joe Brennan, Jr., President of the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

Kentucky Say It Follows ICANN Rules in Effort to Seize Gambling Domains

The reach of ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is getting a high-profile test in an ambitious effort by Kentucky to seize the domain names of gambling Web sites for violating state l

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

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