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July - August 2003
Internet & Online

31st August           Washington            Source: Tuscaloosa News
States look for ways to regulate Internet gambling

29th August           Rhode Island          Source: Las Vegas Sun/AP
Four indicted in 'Net gaming probe

19th August           San Francisco & London          Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
OpenTV Acquires BettingCorp, a Leading Developer and Operator of Remote Betting and Gaming Technology and Consumer Services

18th August           North Dakota          Source: iGamingNews.com - Aug 15th
Online Player Sentenced for Illegal Gambling Activity

18th August           Vienna          Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
Austrian Betandwin Buys Turkish Beteurope

14th August           Isle of Man           Source: Tax-News.com
Amendment To Manx Betting Act Allows Betinternet To Advertise In The UK

14th August           Costa Rica           Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
BetonSports.com Offers Odds on Terminator's Run for Governor

14th August           Toronto           Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
CryptoLogic Continues to Outperform in Q2 2003

13th August           Australia           Source: Daily Telegraph
Centrebet wipes gloss off Jupiters

13th August           London           Source: The Independent
Sportingbet founder Blandford scoops £2.5m in share sales

12th August           London           Source: New Media Age
Sky's results show iTV betting is a success

12th August           Vienna           Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
Austrian BetandWin 1H Net Loss €494,000 Vs €7.955M

12th August           Online Gambling - California           Source: CNetNews.com
Online gambling losers sue credit card companies

12th August           London           Source: Sportingbet.com & Yahoo/Sharecast
Sportingbet plc - Additional Listing
Sportingbet plc (‘Sportingbet ‘ or ‘the Company’)  - Directors dealing
Sportingbet director sells 8m shares

7th August          Chicago & Cyberspace            Source: Net Imperative
Playboy.com delivers first profit

7th August          Curacao - Online Gambling            Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Think You Know Who's Gambling Online? Surprise-You Probably Do!

4th August          Online Poker           Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Poker's new face
A look at the continued rise of Poker Online. Some Internet sites now have several thousand players online at any one time.

3rd August          Online Gambling           Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Editorial: Online betting

2nd August          London           Source: The Independent
Betting exchange set to go mobile - Betdaq.com

2nd August          Washington           Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal & Las Vegas Sun
Senate committee OKs bill to restrict Internet gaming
Senators oppose new 'Net gambling measure - AGA won't support last-minute change

1st August          Washington           Source: KUTV.com/AP
Senate committee closes loophole in Internet gambling bill

31st July          Washington           Source: CNN Money/Reuters
Senate panel to ban online gambling - Committee unanimously passes a bill to outlaw credit-card payments to Internet casinos

31st July          Washington           Source: dc.Internet.com
Banking Committee Passes Web Anti-Gambling Bill
A Senate banking committee has passed on a voice vote the Unlawful Internet Gambling Funding Prohibition Act (S. 627).

30th July          Isle of Man & Liverpool           Source: Isle of Man Online
Littlewoods reviews online casino

29th July          Alderney           Source: The Daily Telegraph
Having a flutter - Alderney now has 7 Interactive betting licensees. The Isle of Man has just 1 company left - Littlewoods Casino.

29th July          London & Antiqua           Source: Net Imperative
IQ-L shares double on Antigua deal

28th July          London & Holland          Source: Racingpost.co.uk - Registration required
Ladbrokes to appeal against Dutch ruling
OFT to investigate on-course betting market
Ladbrokes are back in the courts today appealing a ruling banning Dutch residents from betting at Ladbrokes.com.

28th July          Online Gambling          Source: Yahoo/Market Wire
Jim L Wins World's Largest Online Jackpot: $1,683,524.64
Interview with the winner John L. No mention of whether or not he plans paying tax on the winnings :)

27th July          Online Gambling          Source: Arizona Republic
Kyl continues efforts against Web wagering
E-betting is easy - too easy, some say
Gambler's story shows Internet betting draws big action in Valley

25th July          St. Louis          Source: Detroit News/Bloomberg News
EBay's PayPal to pay $10 million end gambling charge

25th July          London          Source: New Media Age
Sky and Avago reach accord over changes to iTV gaming

24th July          London           Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones Business News
TradingSports Signs 5 Year Contract With CRIS

23rd July          Washington & Antigua           Source: TelecomTV.com
US faces WTO defeat on Internet gambling

22nd July          Isle of Man          Source: Tax-News.com
Isle of Man Rethinks Online Gambling Licensing System
The Isle of Man originally awarded 5 gaming licenses but now has just 1 company left - LittlewoodsCasino.com

22nd July          London          Source: This is London
Streakers beware ... you face £1,000 body blow
GoldenPalace.com's tedious efforts to gain publicity for their online casino.

22nd July          Vanuatu           Source: Australian IT
Net bet card block 'penalises honest casinos'

22nd July          Dulles, Virginia          Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
PokerStars.com Selects Cigital to Assess Reliability, Security of Random Number Generator

22nd July          Australia - Online Sportsbetting           Source: WinnerOnline.com
Internet Sportsbetting Pioneer Announces Prospective Takeover

21st July          Australia           Source: MSNBC.com/Reuters
AU online casino to offer multi-lingual sites
Lasseter's is changing it's software supplier from Access Gaming Systems to Online Gaming Systems.

21st July          Antigua & Geneva           Source: Washington Post
U.S. Internet Gambling Crackdown Sparks WTO Complaint

21st July          West Patterson, New Jersey           Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
ISWI Announces the Launch of A New Multi-Sided Betting Product During British Open Golf

21st July          Curacao           Source: Yahoo/Market Wire
$1,683,526.64 Won by Jim L. on Major Millions, the World's Largest Online Jackpot

19th July          Toronto           Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
dot com Entertainment Group Receives Patent For Internet Bingo System

19th July          Vancouver, B.C.           Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Poker.com Inc. Announces Beta Testing of Skill Poker System

19th July          Las Vegas & Bangkok           Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Thai bath house has Web site Park Place lusts for

16th July          Newton, Massachusetts          Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Anthony Cabot's Internet Gambling Report VI Just Released

16th July          Toronto & London          Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
CryptoLogic Subsidiary Announces Settlement In U.K. Patent Claim
The original court case: www.courtservice.gov.uk/judgmentsfiles/j1398/menashe_v_william_hill.htm
European Patent link: http://l2.espacenet.com/espacenet/viewer?PN=EP0625760&CY=gb&LG=en&DB=EPD

15th July          Mineola, New York          Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Kenilworth Granted Patent For Simulcast of Casino Table Games For Remote Wagering
The U.S Patent number is 6,575,834. Several Internet casinos already transmit live games via satellite.

15th July          Online Gambling          Source: WinnerOnline.com
Cyber Stud Poker VS Caribbean Stud Poker: What's the Diff?

13th July          Online Gambling  - Germany           Source: Der Spiegel
Ausweitung der Spielzone
Spielbank Hamburg that set up live Internet Roulette in October 2002 at a cost of over €3 million has so far only managed to sign up 900 customers. 

11th July          Australia           Source: The Melbourne Age
Each-way bet on exchanges - Opinion

11th July          Northern Territory, Australia           Source: WinnerOnline.com
The Mystery of Lasseter's Gold
A ripping yarn about Harold Lasseter. The Landbased and Online Casino taking his name for their operations.

10th July          Victoria, Australia          Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones Business News
Australia's Victoria Seeks Action On Betting Exchanges
Australian Taskforce Recommends Ban On Betting Exchanges

10th July          Online Poker          Source: Tuscaloosa News
The New Card Shark
Does playing poker online actually create a more skillful player than those playing in a live situation?

8th July          London & San Francisco           Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
WagerWorks Introduces The Price Is Right™ Online
This could quite possibly be the first Internationaly syndicated TV game theme to be incorporated into an Internet casino. 

7th July         London           Source: Guardian Unlimited & Net Imperative
The bet's off
Sky unwilling to gamble on betting law
BSkyB's decision to stop hosting all Interactive services that offer casino-type games from 21st July.

2nd July          London           Source: Net Imperative
Online unit fails Aspinalls
Aspinalls.com has posted a 2002 loss of £1.5 million on sales of £559,000, down from £1.25 million. GoldenPalace.com manages the casino.

2nd July         Montreal & South Africa           Source: WinnerOnline/InfoPowa
A Newbie at GIGSE
Brian Cullingworth looks back on the 5th Global Interactive Gaming Summit & Expo held recently in Montreal.
 





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