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November - December 2001
Internet & Online

28th December    Las Vegas & Cyberspace     Source: Las Vegas Sun
City Council will consider connection with Internet gaming

28th December    Las Vegas & Cyberspace     Source: Las Vegas Sun
Vegas casino operator sues over Internet names

22nd December    Pennsylvania    Source: Mcall.com
Gambling suspect is indicted - Allentown man is accused of collecting sports bets over Internet.

21st December    Las Vegas & Cyberspace    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Las Vegas Sands, Inc. Wins Ruling Against Cyber-Squatter

21st December    London    Source: Ananova.com
Betflair and Flutter merge

20th December    London & Costa Rica    Source: FT Global Archive
Aspinalls' third virtual casino
Despite the fanfare for the new product, Aspinall's share price is down to 4p from a launch at 15p in June.

19th December    Sweden    Source: Yahoo/Wall Street Transcript
New Managing Director for Boss Media talks about technological product advantages and market drivers in Wall Street Transcript interview

18th December    Las Vegas    Source: Newstream.com
Digital Video, Broadband Internet Access Check In at 27,000 Park Place Resort Rooms

18th December    Computer Viruses     Source: Winner Online - Max Drayman
Three Steps to a Virus-free Life
The Cure for the Common Virus

14th December    London & New York    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Scientific Games and Arena Leisure Launch attheraces For Internet Wagering on Horseracing

14th December    London     Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Orbis to Supply OpenBet Software for New Blue Square Telebetting Service

12th December    Online Gambling     Source: Yahoo/Ecommercetimes.com
Opinion: Online Gambling Is Here To Stay

12th December    Las Vegas    Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Online gambling deal tempts city -  Internet gaming firm talks with Goodman

10th December    Toronto    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
CryptoLogic Unveils New Internet Casino Software

7th December    London    Source: Yahoo/Primezone
ukbetting plc Signs Partnership Deal With Sun International

6th December    London   Source: Ananova.com
Gaming Insight raises £900,000 via placing at 9p/shr

6th December    London & Australia   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Australia's Biggest Online Gaming Site 'Tatts' Moves Into Sports Betting With UK Partner - Orbis

6th December    London   Source: Yahoo/CNet News
Lax Net gambling laws may help U.K. thrive

3rd December    Wisconsin    Source: Channel3000.com
Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty To Internet Gambling

3rd December    London   Source: Ananova.com
Online casino links up with lads magazine
Aspinalls.com is teaming up in a revenue sharing agreement with FHM.

1st December    Washington    Source: CNN.com
Revised bill aims to crack down on Internet gambling

1st December    Washington   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Online Gaming: U.S. backs crackdown effort - Official gives lukewarm support to bill banning Internet gambling

30th November    Sports Betting    Source: Ananova.com
Bookies tip Argentina to win World Cup

30th November    Stockholm    Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Sweden set for mobile Internet boom
"Pornography will drive the development of the mobile internet, as always, as well as gambling and gaming." An interesting and candid quote from the President of the Swedish Institute for Information Technology.

30th November    Washington    Source: Yahoo/AP
Bill Would Thwart Internet Gambling

30th November    Ontario, Canada   Source: The National Post
Internet gambling up tenfold, study finds - Those older than 65 most likely to wager online, survey says.
One in twenty say that they have gambled online in a total survey of 1,294 adults conducted by the Ontario Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

29th November    Online Gambling    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Gambler Flies From Las Vegas to Britain to Win $23,000 in his Own Home, Reports InterCasino.com

29th November    London    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Ladbrokes Deploys Orbis' OpenBet in Its 200 Seat UK Call Centre

28th November    Thailand & Cyberspace    Source: FT Global Archive/Bankok Post
Ladbrokes launches Thai-language page

28th November    South Africa & Cyberspace    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Virtual Horses Racing for $48,000 at Digiturf

27th November    Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Geary Interactive Wins National Technology Award Recognition for Cutting Edge Development of Revolutionary Web Site for Sahara Hotel and Casino

27th November    Dublin    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
International Internet Gaming Innovator Awards Presented at Conference in Dublin

26th November    London    Source: FT Global Archive/The Guardian
C4's big gamble: Channel 4 aims to start interactive TV betting in March.
Terrestial Channel 4 currently shows 80% of the televised horse racing in the UK. However their market share presently lags way behind the BBC & ITV.

24th November    London    Source: EuropeMedia.net
Online gambling advertising up by 50%

23rd November    Dublin   Source: FT Marketwatch/Irish Independent
Punters bet tax-free by shop phone
Irish bookmakers are now placing telephones in their shops so customers can dial up their UK branches to bet.

23rd November    London    Source: FT Marketwatch
Online sports sites fall to bookmakers - Betting is the future rather content
Interesting look at UKBetting.com run by American Eric Semel. The company recently bought Sportal and Sportinglife.com at bargain basement prices.

23rd November    Larchmont, New York & Dublin    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Register On-Site for The Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management

23rd November    London    Source: Media Guardian
Interactive betting website sets launch date

21st November    London    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
World Gaming plc Reports Results for the Period Ending September 30, 2001

21st November    Atlantic City   Source: PressPlus.com
Panel tables Internet link to A.C. gaming
The Bill to put live Atlantic City table games on the Internet appears at the moment to have little support from regulators or the casino industry.

18th November    London    Source: Sunday Telegraph
Arena makes play for Gaming
UK Racecourse operator Arena Leisure is apparently in purchase talks with online gaming operator Gaming Insight.

15th November    Toronto & Missouri   Source: Northern Light/Canada NewsWire
Dates and Location Announced for the world's largest Interactive Gaming Event - The Fourth Annual Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Expo

15th November    Antigua   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
DrHo.com Trips Lite-Fantastic with Sister Online Casino; DrHoLite.com Opens Faster Floor to
All-comers, Adds New Games

15th November    Toronto   Source: Northern Light/Business Wire
dot com Announces Latest License Agreement

15th November    Boston & Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Boston Media Announces iGamingWorld 2002, Gaming Marketing Conference

14th November    Online Gambling   Source: Indianapolis Star/Arizona Republic & Hong Kong iMail
Offshore casinos may fold rather than pay out
Alert sounds over online bets boom
Offshore casinos can be accessed from sports bars

14th November    Online Gambling   Source: WinnerOnline.com
Visa Changes the Rules
Are the days of punting online with a Credit Card numbered?. Apparently from the 15th of November Visa will be increasing its efforts to prevent transactions from online gambling sites.

12th November    New York & London   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Aspinalls.com Launches the World's Largest Online Slots JackpotVisit the Caribbean Casino at www.aspinalls.com and Win $500,000!
The share price in London presently stands at just over 5p. http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=asp&d=t&m=L

12th November    London & Cyberspace   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
InterCasino Wins Gambling 'Oscar'
Can Small Online Casinos Survive the Future?

12th November    Larchmont, NY & Dublin   Source: Yahoo/Entertainment Wire
Conference to Look at Year of Unprecedented Change in Internet Gaming Industry and What's on the Horizon for the Future

9th November    London & Costa Rica   Source: FT Global Archive
Aim float tipped at Pounds 100m - Betonsports.com
The FT reports that the Costa Rican based bookmaker had a turnover of £722 million in the year to January 31st and employs some 1,300 staff worldwide.

7th November    London    Source: Northern LIght/AFX-UK
Gaming Insight's zapcasino.com in JV with rivals.net

7th November    Online Gambling - Canada    Source: WinnerOnline.com
Betting Online in the Great White North

6th November    Toronto    Source: WinnerOnline.com
Crypto Hires i-Gaming Legal Expert

5th November    London    Source: Sunday Times
Gala moves into online gambling
Gala last year bought Ladbroke Casinos and has now aquired jamba.co.uk from Carlton TV in a deal thought to be worth £1.5m.

3rd November    Washington    Source: BizReport.com & Las Vegas Sun
Rep. Goodlatte Intros Bill To Outlaw Internet Gambling
New effort launched to ban Internet gambling

3rd November    Online Gambling    Source: RGTOnline.com - Fred Faust
OnlyWinners.com Refuses to Pay Blackjack Player $5,000 in Winnings

2nd November    London    Source: Northern Light/The Times & Daily Telegraph
Game over as Sportal sells to UKBetting
Sportal sold at bargain price

2nd November    Finland    Source: Northern Light/Nordic Business Report
Ruling in PAF case delayed

2nd November    Washington    Source: CNET News/Reuters
Goodlatte rewrites gambling proposal
The Bill from Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va is intended to update the 1961 Wire Act to cover gambling on the Internet.

2nd November    Washington    Source: Yahoo Technology/NewsFactor
Internet Gambling Bill Heads Toward Passage
The "Unlawful Internet Gambling Funding Prohibition Act of 2001" (HR 556) from Jim Leach (R-Iowa)

1st November    Online Gambling    Source: RGTOnline.com
New Jersey’s Suit Against Net Gaming Companies . . . Why Now?

1st November    Washington    Source: ZDNet News  & Yahoo/Reuters
House OKs hold on Web gambling stakes
House panel OKs measure restricting online gambling

1st November    London    Source: Ananova.com
Ukbetting says acquisitions will boost revenues