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November - December 2003
Internet & Online

26th December          Online Gambling          Sports Illustrated/CNN
Gray area - Legality of online gambling remains big question mark

18th December          Satellite Gambling             Yahoo/PRNewswire
Bet as You Watch Casino on TV
Kenilworth Systems - The company to my knowledge does not even have a website.

12th December          London             Computer Weekly
William Hill beefs up IT for mobile gambling push

11th December          Isle of Man             Online Casino News
Microgaming.com buys patent license

10th December          Montana             Las Vegas Sun/AP
State warns residents against Net gambling

10th December          Mobile Gambling             VNUnet.com
Bets are on for mobile gambling explosion

10th December          London             Winner Online
iGaming Exec Update A Hit

9th December          Mobile Gambling             3g.co.uk
Wireless Gambling & Adult Content to Generate $6.5bn
The two reports (guesstimates) differ by a whopping $10 billion. The years given are 2006 & 2008.

9th December          Mobile Gambling             PRNewswire.com
The Bets Are on Mobile Gambling: Worldwide Revenues Forecasted to Reach $16 Billion According to Alexander Resources

9th December          Online Gaming             iGamingNews
Gaming Operator Gives Account of DDoS Attack

9th December          Taipei, Taiwan             The China Post
Court says stealing 'virtual money' not theft

4th December          London & Costa Rica             Net Imperative
TradingSports inks P2P betting deal
Website: www.theglobalexchange.net

4th December          Glasgow             Evening Times Scotland
Bookie for court in city row over online betting
The continuing struggle in the Scottish courts between Easibets founder Henry Spurway and William Hill.

4th December          Costa Rica             PRNewswire
CasinoWebcam Announces an Exclusive, Worldwide Patent License Agreement With Home Gambling Network, Inc. of Las Vegas, Nevada USA

2nd December          Mobile Gambling             Mobile Commerce World
Gambling and mobile porn to boom
Gambling services are estimated to reach $5.7 billion and Smut just $791 million.

1st December          Mobile Gambling             SourceWire/Juniper Research
Mobile Gambling & Adult Content to generate $6.5bn by 2006, pending favourable regulatory development

1st December          Vancouver            Yahoo/Business Wire
LegalPlay Entertainment Inc. Announces Initiative to Enter the European Online Gaming Market with Traditional Poker Room

1st December          Liverpool & Toronto            Yahoo/Business Wire
Littlewoods Gaming Launches Live Person-To-Person Online Poker Using Cryptologic Software

28th November          London            Net Imperative
Avago owner kicks off sports gaming channel

27th November          Germany            Isa-Casinos.de
Europäisches Casino Forum begrüßt EU Untersuchung zum Online Glücksspiel

27th November          London & Germany            Ladbrokes eGaming
Ladbrokes closes German customer accounts following lawsuit - PDF
Ladbrokes have contacted their German resident customers and informing them that their accounts would be closed following legal action brought by the Westdeutsche Lottery.
Ladbrokes message to German customers

26th November          Magdeburg, Germany            Merkur Online/dpa & Pressetext
Innenminister warnt vor illegalem Glücksspiel im Internet
Innenminister warnt vor illegalem Glücksspiel im Netz

26th November          London & Gibraltar            Net Imperative
Ladbrokes backs casino with online campaign
TOP 10: Gaming and gambling searches
No prizes for quessing which keyword is top! No: 2 is a surprise though.

26th November          London            Ample/AFX
Sportingbet, Yoomedia to take fixed odds games betting onto UK interactive TV

25th November          Las Vegas            Las Vegas Sun
Casino sues website operator
MGM Mirage who own the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas allege that Gold Nugget Online Casino is infringing upon their trademark.

24th November          New Zealand            New Zealand Herald/NZPA & Newstalk
Online casinos illegal in NZ, warns Internal Affairs
Warning about on-line casinos
The Gambling Act 2003 comes into force in 2004 and prohibits the advertising of Internet casinos in New Zealand.

21st November          Washington            Las Vegas Review-Journal
Internet gaming bill unlikely - Sources doubt Senate will vote on bill this year

18th November          London & Jersey            Yahoo UK/Reuters
Ukbetting to acquire Oddschecker, shares jump

17th November          Las Vegas & Alderney            iGamingNews.com - 12th November
Harrah's Unveils Subscription Based I-Gaming Operation

16th November          Online Gambling            The Courier-Post
Online gaming sites sued

16th November          Online Gambling            Scotland on Sunday
Internet gambling is a tangled web ... don't get snared

13th November          Las Vegas & Alderney             Chicago Sun-Times
Harrah's plans subscription casino site to debut in U.K.

12th November          London             Infomatics Online
Extortion racket cripples gambling sites
According to the report 6 online gambling sites have been targeted with demands for cash.

12th November          Las Vegas             Yahoo/Dow Jones
Harrah's Places a Wager on The Web

12th November          Las Vegas             Yahoo/PRNewswire
Harrah's Entertainment Plans To Launch Online Gaming Venture; Subscription-Based 'Lucky Me' Site To Begin Operations In 2004 First Quarter
Harrah's owned websites appear to be: www.luckyme.com & www.luckyme.co.uk

11th November          Online Gambling             iGamingNews.com
The IGC's Advertising Code of Practice - Kevin Smith

11th November          London & Helsinki, Finland             Yahoo UK/Business Wire
FreeStar Technology and Sportingbet Enter into Strategic Alliance and Payment Processing Agreement

10th November          Romford, UK             PRNewswire
iBetX Expands Online Betting Exchange to US Market - Website: www.ibetx.com

7th November          Alabama             Tuscaloosa News/AP
State warns all-sports station about gambling ads

6th November          Alberta, Canada & Birmingham, England            Yahoo/Business Wire
Chartwell Deploys Gaming System With Opera Telecom in Europe

6th November          Toronto            Net Imperative
Gaming software company on the up - Cryptologic.com

6th November          Toronto            Yahoo/Business Wire
CryptoLogic Delivers Strong Performance In Q3 2003

5th November          London            Yahoo UK/Reuters
UK's Interactive Gaming in 4 million sterling share placement

4th November          Washington            Voice of America News
Gambling Opponents Target the Internet

4th November          Italy            EU Politix
Italian bookmakers gamble on court win
The European Court of Justice is set to rule on the "Gambelli" Italian bookmaking case on Thursday.

4th November          London           Yahoo UK/Reuters & Net Imperative
UK online betting software firm CES to list on AIM - CES Software Ltd.
Betting platform latest to launch float plans

3rd November          London           Financial Times
IGH seeks to add websites to online gambling network
Interactive Gaming Holdings is planning a float on London's AIM market and will also pay £2.5 million for the website & domain Gambling.com

1st November          London           Topeka Capital-Journal/AP
Online exchange rocks sports betting - Betfair.com
 




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