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May - June 2001
Internet & Online

29th June   Australia  Source: The Australian/
Net gambling ban 'unworkable'

29th June  Ontario  Source: Yahoo/BCE Emergis
Tropika International Limited - Repositioning Of Organization Creates Clear Focus

29th June   Online Gambling - UK & Canada   Source: RGTOnline
Microgaming Shuts Down Tropika Casinos

29th June   Australia   Source: Herald Sun & Sydney Morning Herald
Online casino to sue over bet ban
Ban on casinos no barrier to investors

28th June   Carson City, Nevada   Source:
Panel to tackle Internet gambling issues in Nevada - The Gaming Control Commission has scheduled hearings in Las Vegas for July 31st & August 1st.

28th June   Canberra, Australia   Source: Sydney Morning Herald
All Web casino bets off after last-minute deal - The final Bill, after several amendments and additions will stop Aussies punting at domestic and foreign Internet casinos. It passed the Australian Senate 33-28.

28th June   Canberra, Australia   Source:
Internet bets ban targets foreign sites

27th June   Online Gambling   Source:
It's All About the Numbers

27th June   Online Gambling   Source: ZDNET/Interactive Week
A Safe Bet
The growth in Internet gambling examined as US casino companies continue to be hamstrung by the vagaries of the 1961 Wire Act.

27th June   Australia  Source:
Senate to vote on internet gaming

26th June   Macau & Antiqua  Source: Yahoo Asia/Reuters
Macau gambling king Ho hits jackpot online

26th June   Australia  Source: ABC News Online
Brown urges further amendments to planned Net gaming ban

25th June   Las Vegas  Source: Wall Street Journal Online - June 21st
MGM Mirage Prepares For Web-Based Gambling

25th June   Hong Kong  Source: Hong Kong iMail
Officials 'lost on overseas bets' - Estimates are that HK$20 Billion is now placed annually with offshore bookmakers.

25th June   Australia  Source: - June 21st
Harradine to try to block offshore online gambling
The latest proposed amendment to the Interactive Gambling Bill would ban Australian's from gambling with offshore websites.

24th June   Cyberspace  Source: RGT Online
Blackjack Promo Swamps Online Casino - Stanley Acropolis were paying all BJ's at 2 to 1 over the weekend.

23rd June   Canada  Source: The National Post
US$19,000 will buy online gambling site

22nd June   Ohio  Source: Business First
Ohio Lottery trying to shut down two Russian Web sites

22nd June   Las Vegas  & Cyberspace  Source: Standard
Betting on a web winner

22nd June   Australia  Source:
Lasseters to relist - The online casino out of Alice Springs is said to have 160,000 registered players of whom 10,000 have been active in the last 90 days.

22nd June   Online Gambling  Source: - Michael Shackleford & Grant Eastbourne
Three Card Poker Hits the Net
Interview - Russell Foreman CEO,

21st June   Australia  Source:
Gambling Bill: Alston Makes Amends, Tries Again

20th June   Australia  Source: Herald Sun & Yahoo Asia/Computer Daily News
Heavy fines proposed for Net gambling
Web Casino Operators Face Arrest In Australia
Australia & NZ Full Coverage - Gambling Issues

20th June   UK Bookmakers   Source: Media Guardian
Placing bets on online gambling - A look at the likely effect of the British Government's decision to scrap direct betting taxes from January 2002.

19th June   Larchmont, NY & Dublin   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Stellar Line Up of Speakers Heads Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management

19th June   Las Vegas  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Big Las Vegas website upgrades 'for-fun' gambling offerings - owned by the Las Vegas Sun  will begin offering "Play for fun" games in the summer.

19th June   Australia  Source: Yahoo Asia/Dow Jones Newswires
Australian Govt Alters Internet Gambling Ban Laws
Australia eases proposed Internet gambling ban

19th June   Online Gambling  Source:
New Jersey sues Internet casinos
Internet Roulette - MSNBC section detailed coverage of online and Internet gambling.

19th June   Australia  Source:
IIA Study Rejects Australian Gambling Bill's Filter

18th June   New Jersey   Source:
State attorney general brings case against online casinos

18th June   London   Source: Media Guardian
Chips with everything - joins other well known British companies operating casinos in Cyberspace - William Hill, Ladbroke, Stanley, Victor Chandler & Harrods.

18th June   London   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Bringing a UK Casino Tradition to the World - Online press release detailing the new online casino service that went officially live today.

18th June   London   Source: Northern Light/AFX-UK
Aspinalls Online launches gaming site with 2 live themed casinos
IQ-Ludorum signs 1-yr gaming software contract with - website

18th June   Canberra & Vanuatu   Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Ban on Net gambling shapes as a sure thing
Cyber casinos, palm trees and a place in the sun

18th June   Canberra   Source: Yahoo Asia/AP
Australian Govt May Accept Internet Gambling Bill Changes

17th June   Online Gambling   Source: WinnerOnline - June 13th
Dueling Progressive Portals - Interesting article on the competition between Internet casino software providers Cryptologic and Microgaming. Both now have portals detailing their online progressive jackpots - Jackpot Mania & Jackpot Madness.

16th June   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal - 15th June
Bill advancing Internet gambling signed by Guinn

15th June   Online Gambling   Source: Northern Light/Wall Street Journal
Aspinall Is Planning An Online Casino Aimed at the U.S. - Very brief article on the companies plans in Cyberspace.

15th June   London   Source: Northern Light/M2Presswire
Captain Cook's Casino: Online gambling set to explode -- Response to news from leading online casino

15th June   Canberra, Australia   Source: Yahoo Asia/Dow Jones
Australian Govt Mulls Change To Internet Gambling Ban

15th June   Carson City, Nevada   Source: Norhern Light/AP
Nevada governor signs Internet gambling bill

15th June   London   Source: ITN & Media Guardian
Online Gambling is bookies favourite
Analysts place bets on online gambling
More on the Datamonitor report. In the UK the present 46,000 who use iTV for sports betting is expected to grow to 2 million by the end of 2002.

14th June   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Bet on Interactive Gambling - It's Where the Money Is At
Datamonitor press release detailing their latest report.

14th June   London   Source: CNET News/Reuters
Online,interactive gambling set to take off -study - The latest Datamoitor estimate is that the industry will be worth $20.8 billion in 2005.

14th June   Online Gambling  Source: CNN/Industry Standard
Online gambling: casinos hedge their bets

13th June   Nevada   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Casino operator sues over Treasure Island website

12th June   Antiqua   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire Pioneers Largest Online BlackJack World Championship

12th June   Quebec, Canada   Source: Montreal Gazette - June 10
Kahnawake trumps Nevada on Web wagers
Caught in a Web of online betting

11th June   London & Channel Islands    Source: Northern Light/AFX-UK Q1 better yr-on-yr; progress in line with expectations - The Alderney based bookmaker lost £4.2 million on turnover of £324.7 million.

11th June   Canada    Source:
"Relaxed" Canada a haven for unregulated on-line casino operators

10th June   London & Costa Rica    Source: The Electronic Telegraph
Nasa prepares for £500m flotation - Nasa International is a telephone and Internet sports bookmaker with 700 staff in Costa Rica.

9th June   London  Source: Northern Light/M2 Presswire
Online gambling sites are going global, creating big headaches for corporations, warns Websense Inc. - The company believes employers are losing out due to staff punting online during working hours.

9th June   Online Gambling   Source: WinnerOnline - June 6th
Net Gambling's Roller Coaster Ride

9th June   London   Source: CNET News
MSN U.K. plays with casino Web site

8th June   Nevada Bill - AB466   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal & Las Vegas Sun
Senator to avoid Web gaming fight
Internet gaming in Nevada on road to lucrative reality
Adelson hopes to offer gambling on 'Net
Small tech firms seek Internet jackpot

8th June   Toronto   Source: The National Post
Canada urged to gamble on Internet casinos
One-on-one wagers next big thing on Net: CEO
News from the Global Interactive Gaming Summit that was held in Toronto from the 5th to 7th June.

7th June   Las Vegas & Costa Rica   Source: Las Vegas Sun
LV casino sues website operators over its name

7th June   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo Asia/AFP
Nevada move to legalize online casinos casts shadow on Internet gaming

7th June   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Station Announces Formation of GameCast Live, LLC and Release of Remote Play eSlots for In-Room Gaming Applications

6th June   Online Gambling  Source: Lycos Technology news/Reuters
Washington Mulls New Way to Combat Online Gambling

6th June   Canada  Source: The National Post Online
Online gambling stocks hit the jackpot

6th June   Online advertising & marketing  Source:
Lessons From the Online Gambling Industry

6th June   Nevada  Source: CNET News/Reuters
Nevada governor to sign online gaming bill - spokesman

6th June   Nevada  Source: CNN Technology news & CBS News
Nevada gambles on Internet gaming
Nevada Lawmakers OK Internet Gambling

5th June   Carson City, Nevada  Source: CNET News, &
Nevada pushes ahead with Net gambling
Vegas gambles on cyberspace
Nevada lawmakers approve Internet gambling bill despite federal prohibition

5th June   Online Gambling  Source:
Where the Heck is Kahnawake?

4th June   Nevada  Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Internet gaming advances - Assembly passes first-in-nation legislation; Senate action pending

4th June   Toronto   Source: Yahoo Asia/Dow Jones Newswires
CryptoLogic On A Roll, Awaiting Nevada Legislation

3rd June   Hawaii   Source: Honolulu Advertiser
Cyber-jackpot winner in Catch-22

2nd June   Oregon   Source: Las Vegas Sun
State Senate moves against Internet gambling

2nd June   Online Gambling   Source: News
Nevada casinos eye their piece of the Net pie

1st June   Hong Kong & Antigua   Source:
Son-in-law 'misused' Stanley Ho's name in website

1st June   London   Source: Financial Times
Now Vinnie Jones goes barkingmad - The ex Soccer player turned actor has been recruited to promote Gaming Internet's live Greyhound racing website.

1st June   Nevada & California   Source:
Online Gaming Dealt Setback in Nevada, California

1st June   Sacramento   Source: CNET News/AP
California may crack down on Net gambling

31st May   Hong Kong   Source: Hong Kong iMail
Online bookies get their hooks into punters
Ho exploits legal loophole on bets
Interesting details on the casino operating in Antiqua with 60 Chinese croupiers.

31st May   Washington   Source: Lycos/Wired News
Casino Investment Scam Craps Out - High profile investors in an Internet casino project saw $4 million of their money disappear.

31st May   London & Hawaii   Source:
Hawaiian says Aloha to $176,688 at InterCasino’s Poker Game

30th May   Singapore   Source: Yahoo Asia/NB
Net Casinos, Adult Sites Popular In Asia - Study

29th May   Carson City, Nevada   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
2001 LEGISLATURE: Internet bet bill fails to proceed

29th May   Cannes, France  Source: Access Gaming Systems
Access Gaming Systems launches SMS Mobile Gaming, The Industry's Leading Interactive Lottery solution now provides SMS Gaming.

29th May   California  Source:
Lawmakers to debate banning Web gambling

29th May   Canberra, Australia  Source:
Online gambling ban likely to be extended

29th May   Canberra, Australia  Source: Yahoo Asia/Reuters
Australia pushes ahead with Internet gaming ban

29th May   Australia   Source:
Howard backs internet gaming ban

28th May   Sydney   Source: Sydney Morning Herald & Yahoo/AFP
PBL eyes Vanuatu for Net casino
Kerry Packer moves to set up online gambling from Vanuatu

28th May   London   Source: press release - May 25th teams up with Yahoo UK & Ireland

27th May   New Jersey   Source: Hotel Online, Las Vegas Sun & LVRJ
Casino Executives Lock Arms against Internet Gambling
Industry affirms stance against Internet gambling
Entry into Internet gaming should be delayed, execs say
Frank Fahrenkopf of the AGA believes that the major US operators should not rush online as there are "still too many unanswered questions".

26th May   California & Antiqua   Source: - May 24th
Web site owner says he didn’t know about casino

25th May   New Jersey  Source:
Internet wagering pushed at A.C. parley
The Mid-Atlantic Gaming Congress debated the current state of legislation as well as technological changes affecting the way bets are now been placed around the world.

25th May   London  Source:
UK gamblers are sending out an SMS
European punters are now betting instantly from anywhere on sporting events with their debit card and WAP phone.

25th May   Atlantic City  Source: CNET News
Park Place's Gallagher on Internet Gambling: Company Comment

25th May   California  Source: CNET News
Discover Card nixes credit for Net gambling

24th May   London  Source: Microgaming/
$53,776.43 Progressive win pushes total Jackpot Madness payouts to over $30,000,000!

24th May   Sydney   Source: KellyCom Gaming
Australian company KellyCom Gaming launches

24th May   Antiqua   Source: Northern Light/Asia Pulse
Dr Stanley Ho sets the standard with live net casino

24th May   Canberra, Australia   Source: The Canberra Times & SMH
Coalition set to ban Web gambling
Committee pushes gaming ban

23rd May   Nevada   Source: CNET News/Reuters & Las Vegas Sun
Nevada sets its sights on Net gambling
Nevada Internet gambling bill clears committee

22nd May   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Internet gambling faces hurdles

22nd May   South Africa   Source: Daily Mail & Guardian
Efforts to regulate online gambling - The South African National Gambling Board has invested R900,000 on drafts for proposed regulatory legislation.

22nd May   Online Gambling   Source: - May 16th & 18th
Experts Promote Legalization of Internet Gambling in Nevada
Online Casino Risk - Collect $$ or Go to Jail?

22nd May   Online Gambling   Source: Chicago Tribune
Credit card anxiety clouds Net gambling

22nd May   Singapore   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
NetValue: Online Gambling and Pornography
Singapore's gambling reputation gives way to Internet porn

18th May   Online Gambling   Source: International Herald Tribune
Vegas Casinos Now Eager to Gamble on the Internet

17th May   Las Vegas  Source: Yahoo Finance Video
Las Vegas Embraces the Net (Video)
An Interview with Mark Falcone Gaming Analyst at Bear Stearns.

17th May   London  Source: The Financial Times
Bet Internet recieves takeover bid

17th May   London  Source:
Gambling predicted to drive interactive TV

16th May   Nevada  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Lawmakers adding amendments to 'Net gambling bill

16th May   London  Source: Northern Light/AFX-UK
Gaming Investments to buy Gaming Ventures International in reverse takeover- GVI, that has two existing online casinos intends to launch for business shortly.

15th May   Online Gambling   Source: - May 13th.
Biggest Win Ever in a Flash Casino
$29 Million in total jackpot payouts

15th May   Hong Kong   Source: Hong Kong iMail
Jockey Club warns of anarchy in call to ban offshore betting

14th May   Hong Kong   Source: Northern Light/AFX-Asia
Hong Kong Jockey Club seeks speedy law change to curb competition

14th May   London   Source: Northern Light/AFX-UK
Gaming Internet plans institutional placing, open offer

13th May   London & Antiqua  Source: Sunday Times
William Hill looks to float for £1.5 billion next year

13th May   Online Gambling  Source: Sunday Times
Net bookie seeks £12m to go to the dogs
British company Gaming Internet's big time plans for including the new mascot encouraging punters to get on the dog and bone.

12th May   London  Source: Northern Light/M2 Presswire Betting Zone achieves clean sweep predictions for the English and Scottish football leagues

12th May   Australia & Canada  Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Throwing our money away - As the Australian Federal parliament gets set to debate Internet gaming laws the SMH looks at the 10,000 strong Kahnawake tribe of Quebec, who's reservation now plays host to some of the Internets best known gaming sites.

12th May   Sweden  Source:
Boss Media Launches Swedish Casino

10th May   Online Gambling   Source: InterCasino press release
InterCasino’s Progressive Caribbean Poker Jackpot is now at $200,000

10th May   Online Gambling  Source:
CyberCroupier Debuts

10th May   UK  Source: The Scotsman Online
Children log on for gambling and sex

9th May   New Jersey  Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mid-Atlantic Gaming Congress to Examine Prospects for Legal Internet Gambling

9th May   Chicago & Gibraltar  Source: Yahoo/CNET Technology news wants lady luck on its side
Playboy launches global sports gambling site
The bunny is now taking bets again after launch of in partnership with Ladbrokes eGaming in Gibraltar.

9th May   Online Gambling  Source: - May 7th.
Is PayPal the Answer? - A look at online payment methods other than Visa and Mastercard.

8th May   St Louis, Missouri  Source: RGT Online
RGT Online's Founder and C.E.O. Retires

6th May   South Africa  Source: New Zealand Herald
South Africa moves to pull plug on internet gambling

6th May   Online Gambling   Source: The Sunday Times
Whatever your tastes ...
How not to be a sucker online
The writer believes that some players at online poker games may be swopping information about cards by telephone or email.

6th May   Toronto   Source: The River City Group
Creating a global connection in Toronto

5th May   South Africa   Source: Northern Light/All Africa
Country Launches First Internet Sports Betting Site

3rd May   London   Source: RAL Holdings press release
Cyberslotz secures X factor - The UK's BarX AWP slot could be finding its way into cyberspace.

3rd May   Toronto    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
CryptoLogic Debuts Linking Progressive Jackpots From Internet Casinos Around the Globe

3rd May   UK    Source: Financial Times
Punting on interactive TV

2nd May   London   Source: Yahoo/Reuters
IG Index buys William Hill's spread bet business

1st May   London & Antiqua   Source: YahooUK Sport gains top Internet industry awards for innovation