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January - February 2001
Internet & Onlne

28th February   Las Vegas  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Internet sports book must surrender web domains
Las Vegas gaming firm sues website owner

25th February   Internet Surfing   Source: Miami Herald
From home, casino-hop via the Web

23rd February   Hong Kong   Source: Yahoo UK & Ireland/Reuters - Feb 22nd
Internet gambling leaves Hong Kong out of pocket
The Hong Kong Jockey club becoming increasingly concerned after Lunar New Year revenues were down 8%.

22nd February   London & Las Vegas   Source: Northern Light/PRNewswire
Players Network to Provide BT With Broadband Gaming Lifestyle Content for BT's Internet Portals

22nd February   3GSM World Congress, Cannes & London   Source: Yahoo/Genie Internet
Genie's on to a winner with Ladbrokes - Wap based sports betting services.

22nd February   Dublin   Source: Yahoo/ announces strong turnover
Irish bookmaker Paddy Power now listed in Dublin & London.

21st February   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo/
Casinos Bet On Legal Online Gambling

19th February   Toronto   Source: Tropika International press release - Feb 16th
Tropika and Edeal to market first-ever casino chip auction

18th February   London  Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Online betting company's representatives offer different views on controlling access

16th February   London & Alderney   Source: Ananova bullish despite widening losses
Turnover rose to £103.7 million over the last three months. Only 7% of customers are from the UK.

15th February   Miami & Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Florida Gaming Corporation Announces World-Wide Internet Distribution of Its Miami Jai-Alai Games

15th February   Washington   Source: Newsbytes
House Bill Would Prevent Banks From Aiding Net Gambling 

15th February   Australia  Source: The Australian Industry Standard
Online Casinos Go for Win-Win Merger
Lasseters Casino turned over A$130 million and won $7 million during the last six months.

15th February   New York & London   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire & This is London Signs Online Gaming Deal With Ladbrokes; Venture to Launch Sports Book Operation in First Half
Playboy bets going online with Ladbrokes

14th February   London   Source: The Electronic Telegraph
Bookies bet on the home game in tax deal with Treasury
Gordon Brown is expected to announce betting tax restructuring in the March Budget.

14th February   Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Going From Bricks to Clicks, Dr. Stanley Ho Lends His Name To a Virtual Venture

14th February   Australia   Source: Yahoo Aus/NZ & Reuters
Gocorp, Lasseters Online plan to merge

13th February   Online Gambling   Source: Winner Online - Feb 5th Feature
The Problem With Online Casino Bonuses

13th February   Sweden & Paradise Island   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire/Business Wire
Sun International Announces Agreement With Boss Media
Year-end Report 2000 Boss Media AB

12th February   Sydney & Queensland   Source: Yahoo Singapore
Jupiters Hits Online Jackpot Down Under
Internet betting subsidiary Centrebet revenues up 95% to A$8 million. Traditional casino revenues A$250 million.

10th February   Montreal   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
The British Are Coming! U.K. Online Casino Launches With License in Canada: - License issued by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Quebec. Boss Media Software.

10th February   New York & Puerto Rico  Source: WestVille Enterprises.
Caribbean Gaming & Tourism Conference features economic outlook, the Cuba factor, impact of Internet gaming

9th February   Calgary  Source: Chartwell Technology
Chartwell expands its "Play for fun"application with Hospitality and Entertainment portal

9th February   New York & Florida  Source: Strategic Research Institute
Jay Cohen to Speak at World Internet Gaming Summit to be held March 15-16 in Miami, FL

9th February   UK & Alderney   Source:
Sportingbet strikes deal for customers of
The 5,000 registered Firststake customers will have their accounts handled by

8th February   London  Source: Financial Times
Bookmakers told to close offshore arms
The British Government could be proposing a reform of Betting Tax. UK based bookmakers traditionally charge customers 9% of their bet or the same on any returns to cover tax and a levy to horseracing.

7th February   Canberra   Source: Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Casinos want online gaming moratorium lifted

7th February   London  Source:
Online betting nobbles Coral results

5th February   Australia  Source:
Casinos offer Net sweetener
Australian casino industry offers 1% of potential Internet revenues for problem gambling.

2nd February   Paris  Source: Guardian Unlimited
Internet casinos a cover for crime

1st February   Las Vegas  Source: Gaming Wire
Web gaming company closes Vegas doors

29th January   US & Asia   Source: CBS Marketwatch & Yahoo Singapore. Jan 27th
Web wagering a good bet?
Alarm sounded on Net betting
The Hong Kong Jockey Club concerned at Chinese New Year revenues down 8%.

29th January   US   Source: Washington Post
Young Gamblers Flocking to the Internet

24th January   New Jersey   Source: Bergen Record
Bill would open online gambling to N.J. casinos

17th January   Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Starnet Announces Two New Licensees

16th January  London   Source: Yahoo/This is London
Punters play safe as IG spells out perils ahead

15th January   US   Source: Florida Today
Internet gambling on upswing - Number of online betting addicts grows

13th January    Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Internet gaming needs controls - Regulated environment beneficial to gambling
Panelist debate at the American Gaming Summit.

12th January    Stockholm  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Boss Media Signs License Agreement With Established Online Casino Operator January 12, 2001

10th January    Antiqua  Source: Opens New Casino Travel Section

10th January    Sydney  Source: International Herald Tribune
Australia Limits Web Gaming
The 12 month moratorium on further Internet gaming licenses, backdated to May 2000

10th January    Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire Accepts 15 Millionth Online Bet

8th January    London  Source: Gaming Internet
Gaming Internet to Operate Online Casino Under Paris Ritz Brand
The Ritz joining forces with Harrods Online Casino.

4th January    Las Vegas  Source: New Jersey Online/AP & Las Vegas Sun
Nevada AG's opinion limits promotional Internet gaming
Nevada ruling limits promotional Internet gaming

1st January    New Jersey   Source: Bergen Record Online
Internet wagering gets the boot in New Jersey