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July - August 2001
Internet & Online

31st August   Antiqua   Source: Norhern Light/PRNewswire & Asia Pulse to host online Baccarat tournament on September 14th

30th August   California   Source: San Francisco Chronicle & Las Vegas Sun
Tribes help put hold on Internet gambling - Indians push for delay as state Senate tables online wager ban
Internet gambling ban shelved, questions  raised by tribe

30th August   Chicago & Gibraltar   Source: Chicago Business News launches gaming site

29th August   New York & Cyberspace   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire Open for Business

29th August    London & Cyberspace   Source: The Times
Ladbrokes bets on virtual Playboy

28th August    Online Gambling    Source: Daily Telegraph
Net gamblers to click with island havens

27th August   Nevada & Cyberspace    Source: Las Vegas Sun
Job creation is wild card in Internet gambling - Casino dealers may work in warehouses, deal live to online players.

26th August   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Goodman revisits Internet gaming venture

26th August   Online Gambling   Source: Star Telegram, Texas
Internet betting called 'crack cocaine of gambling'

26th August   Alderney   Source: Yahoo Singapore/Newsbytes
Channel Island Govt Warns Of Unprotected E-Casinos

24th August   Online Gambling   Source: CBS Marketwatch - 22nd August
Wooing Lady Luck - Women cash in at online lotteries, casino sites

24th August   Channel Islands   Source: Northern Light/M2 Presswire
Alderney Gambling Control Commission: Alderney proves a safe bet for gamblers

23rd August   London   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
World Gaming Opens Corporate Headquarters In United Kingdom

22nd August   Alderney & Isle of Man   Source: Yahoo UK/Reuters &
British tax havens take gamble on Internet casinos
UK tax havens take gamble on Internet casinos
Alderney in the Channel Islands is out bidding the Isle of Man by putting six online gaming licenses on the table -

22nd August   Canada   Source: The National Post
Firm fined $6M for online gambling
The completion of the Starnet/World Gaming case that began after a raid on the companies offices in Vancouver two years ago by the RCMP.

22nd August   Curacao   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Another Night Goes By with No One Bound or Gagged in a Casino
Amusing release from an Internet casino operator that argues it may sometimes be safer for Americans to play at home.

22nd August   Online Gambling   Source:
Where'd You Get That Casino License?

21st August   New York & Dublin   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Asian Market: A Major Focus of The Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management

20th August   Vancouver & Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
World Gaming And Canadian Authorities Settle Three-Year Old Starnet Investigation

15th August   Italy    Source: Northern Light/Il Sole 24 Ore & La Stampa
Shares in SNAI drop as it closes 1H in the Red
The Italian Bookmaker has managed to lose L34 Billion on a turnover of L101 Billion. Website:

14th August   Sacramento, California   Source: Bee
Davis reverses field, signs controversial gambling bill
Bill AB 471 will apparently allow Californian's to legally bet on Horse racing over the Internet & Telephone.

14th August   Copenhagen   Source:
Denmark's Minister of Taxes deems online betting ads illegal

14th August   New York & Dublin   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Wireless, Streaming, Border Control Technology Transforming the Internet Gaming Industry

12th August   Online Gambling   Source:
Another Vegas Casino Makes the Move
It's Not Easy Being the Nevada Gaming Commission

9th August   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo Sports News/AP
A Day at the Races at Home

9th August   Ontario  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
dot com Announces License Agreement With Victor Chandler

8th August   Connecticut   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Casino Promote to Join Global Gaming Expo as Official Industry Supporter; Award-Winning Internet Site to Play Key Role in Promoting G2E

8th August   New York   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire Plays The Ponies; Wagering Site Open For Business

7th August   Arizona    Source: Phoenix Business Journal - 3rd August
Local man links kiosks to online gaming

3rd August   Online Gambling   Source: - 31st July
Gambling on the U.K.

2nd August   Nevada & Cyberspace  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Panel: Internet casinos seen as lucrative

2nd August   Nevada & Cyberspace  Source: Las Vegas Sun & Yahoo/AP
Privacy concerns arise in Internet gaming review
Group: Nev. Should Open Cybercasinos

2nd August   Nevada & Cyberspace  Source:
Cyber casino plan could be spiked over security

1st August   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/AP
Internet Gambling Security Discussed
Nevada's gaming regulators are holding their first meeting to discuss the potential to license internet casinos and seem far from convinced.

1st August   New York & Cyberspace   Source: Yahoo/Reuters & Orlando Sentinel
Offshore Internet sports gambling conviction upheld
Court upholds Internet sports gambling conviction
Jay Cohen has lost his appeal against a 21 month prison sentence and $5,000 fine for running a Sportsbook in Antiqua that accepted bets from Americans.

31st July   Las Vegas & Isle of Man   Source:
US cyber casino goes UK
MGM Mirage applies for cybercasino license
More on the 11 applications in the race for the three interactive gaming licenses being offered by the Isle of Man.

30th July   London & Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire Becomes World Gaming's Number One Licensee With Acquisition Of Internet Opportunity Entertainment

29th July   Alderney   Source: Northern Light/AFX-UK - 27th July
Sportingbet sees rapid organic growth this yr despite downturn

29th July   Las Vegas & Isle of Man   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Casino vies for online license - MGM Mirage bids for Web gambling site in British Isles

28th July   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo/
Fortune Hunting Online

27th July   Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
World Gaming Announces Release Of Version 3.2

27th July   Isle of Man   Source:
Online casinos bet on UK server rooms
Very brief article.  The IOM have apparently recieved 11 applications for the three interactive gaming licenses available.

26th July   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo/CNET News
Study: Web surfers gawk but don't gamble

26th July   Washington   Source: Boston Globe/AP
Lawmakers renew their push to bury Internet gambling

25th July   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Surveys Find Level of Comfort With Online Gambling Would Increase If Well-Known Casinos Ran the Sites

25th July   Washington   Source: Yahoo/AP/Reuters/Dow Jones
Lawmakers Target Internet Gambling
Lawmakers Combine Efforts to Bar Online Gambling
US House Panel Urged To Unplug Internet Gambling

25th July   New Zealand & Cyberspace   Source: New Zealand Herald
Virtual casinos but the money's real
Online betting a growing trend
Articles on the many potential home grown and overseas betting opportunities available to Antipodean punters.

23rd July   Las Vegas  Source:
Nevada bets on legalized Internet gambling

23rd July   London  Source: The Independent
Internet casinos raise the stakes - Are the recognized brands of Stanley's, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Aspinalls, Victor Chandler's & Harrods beginning to dominate the cyber betting world?.

22nd July   St. Thomas  Source: Yahoo Singapore/AFP - 20th July
US Virgin Islands may trump Las Vegas on on-line gambling

22nd July   Washington  Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Measure takes aim at Internet gambling - Rep. John LaFalce has introduced a bill that would ban Credit Card transactions at Internet casinos.

21st July   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
$100,000 awarded in cybersquatting case - The Bellagio  went to court over the domain name

20th July   Finland/Aland Islands   Source: Northern Light/Nordic Business Report
Finnish president postpones ratification of gambling law

19th July   Online Gambling   Source:
What happened to in flight gambling - Headlines in the press 5 years ago touted the fact that passengers would soon be swiping through their Visa cards and playing Blackjack onboard.

15th July   New Zealand  Source: New Zealand Herald
You wanna cyber-bet? - Like the UK, New Zealands Gambling laws are currently under review with what to do about Internet gambling high on the agenda.

14th July   Washington  Source: Yahoo/News Factor
House Testimony Deals Bad Hand to Net Gambling Ban

14th July   California  Source: The Sacramento Bee
Policing Web casinos is far from a sure bet - California is the latest US state tackling the thorny subject of Internet Gambling.

13th July   Washington   Source: Yahoo Singapore/Newsbytes
Net Gaming Credit, Debit Card Ban 'Unlikely' - Lawmakers

13th July   London   Source:
UK to lead way in interactive entertainment boom
This latest research predicts that services on iTV will increase 20 fold over the next 5 years generating revenues of $38billion, 40% of which will come from gambling.

13th July   Washington   Source: Yahoo/Reuters &
Don't ban online gambling, experts tell Congress
Experts protest online gambling bills

12th July   Washington   Source: Yahoo Singapore/Newsbytes
House Committee To Tackle Internet Gambling

12th July   London   Source: & Yahoo/Newsbytes
Ladbrokes and Sky team up for digital turf accountancy
Gambling Via Satellite TV Offered By BSkyB, Ladbrokes

12th July   London   Source: Yahoo UK/
Sky takes a bet on Ladbrokes link - Ladbrokes and BSkyB are forming a five year 50/50 partnership to offer betting over digital TV.

12th July   Nevada   Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Nevada officials to hold online gaming forum

12th July   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
LV Strip giant eyes foreign Internet casino - The Sun reports that MGM-Mirage may be interested in setting up an Internet based operation outside of the US.

11th July   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
LV company sues over gambling patent

10th July   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal - Al Gibbs column
Legal hurdles remain for e-betting

10th July   Canada   Source:
Kahnawake Examines Issue of Underage Gambling at its Casino Sites - Kahnawake is an Indian Reservation just outside Montreal that plays host to a number of Internet casinos and Sportsbooks

9th July   Online Gambling   Source: Las Vegas Sun/New York Times - July 6th
U.S. firms seen as abetting illegal 'Net gambling

7th July   Online Gambling   Source:
Eight is a Lucky Number - A look at why Casino-on-Net also trades under the domain name

6th July   Cyberspace Investing  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Investrend Research & The River City Group Announce Investment Opinion on the RivTrend Global I-Gaming Stock Index

5th July   Internet Gambling  Source: Dallas Morning News
Millions lay money down in world of virtual casinos
In depth story that has details of GPS systems that are able to track the location of a players computer with amazing accuracy.

5th July   Internet Gambling  Source:
Internet Gambling Goes to Court

4th July   Nevada   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Panel gearing up for online gaming - The Nevada Gaming Commission will have their first meeting to discuss Internet Gambling on the 31st July.

2nd July   Las Vegas & Antiqua  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire Subsidiary Files Patent Infringement Complaint -- Law Suit -- Against and Dr. Stanley Ho

1st July   Nevada  Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
INTERNET GAMBLING: Gaming regulators seek legal advice