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September - October 2001
Internet & Online

31st October    Sweden & Antiqua    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire &
Boss Media Reveals Name of Land-Based Casino Legend
Boss Media Names Land-Based Casino Partner
The Swedish Internet casino software designer has announced that  DrHoLite casino in Antiqua that employs live Chinese dealers is their latest customer.

30th October    Las Vegas     Source: Las Vegas Sun
Venetian wins ruling on domain names

29th October    Las Vegas & Cyberspace     Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
UN Hands Down Precedent-Setting Ruling in Venetian Suit Against Cyber-Squatter
The domain in question is/was

29th October    London & Alderney     Source: FTcom - Interim Results

28th October    Washington     Source:
House Committee Plans Internet Gambling Markup

25th October    Online Gambling     Source: Las Vegas Sun
Survey of gamblers: Online casinos not a threat to resorts

24th October    Alderney     Source: Northern Light/Daily Telegraph
Sportingbet faces writ in New Jersey

23rd October    Online Gambling    Source: International Herald Tribune
At Virtual Casinos: Promises, Promises

22nd October    Online Gambling    Source:
Net casinos under scrutiny for money laundering

22nd October    New Jersey & Alderney    Source: Net Imperative & Evening Standard
Sportingbet assesses US anti-gambling threat
Sportingbet shrugs off US lawsuit

22nd October    Online Gambling   Source: International Herald Tribune
E-Bookies: New Odds for Old Kind of Game - Online Gambling Operations Springing Up All Over the World

20th October    Online Gambling    Source: - Marc Lesnick
Internet Gambling Dodges a Bullet - Again

19th October    Toronto   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire & National Post
CryptoLogic Q3 2001 Results Top Financial Targets Revenue Rises 32%, Net Income Up 69%
Cryptologic accused of breaking law - State of New Jersey takes aim at online gaming operators

18th October    New Jersey   Source:
State tries to freeze sports-bet Web sites

18th October    Washington   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Online betting curbs pulled from money laundering bill

18th October    Las Vegas    Source: Las Vegas Sun
Casinos missing Internet marketing chances

17th October    Online Gambling    Source: Northern Light/Internet Wire
The New Face Of Jackpot Madness! Innovative New Portal Launched

17th October    Australia    Source:
Australian ISPs face prosecution over Net gambling

16th October    Hong Kong & Antigua    Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Online Casino Shuffles Up Lingerie to Lure Punters has struck a deal with Victoria's Secret to dress dealers specially imported into Antiqua from China.

15th & 17th October    Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire - & Northern Light
New Research Reveals Why Online Gambling Is On a Winning Streak
Just 13% of online gambling site visitors have wagered for real - survey

14th October    Online Gambling   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Online gambling: anonymous identities, disembodied voices
The Review Journal takes a look at problem gambling online at Internet casinos & sports betting websites.

13th October    Washington   Source: Yahoo Singapore/Newsbytes
Money Laundering Bill Cracks Down On Net Gambling
The bill in question is H.R. 3004 - the Financial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001.

12th October    Online Gambling   Source:
Multiple Winners, Big Bucks, and a New Site

11th October    UK Online Gambling   Source: Northern Light/Daily Telegraph
Offshore bets squeezed
Customs and Excise has launched a crackdown against the advertisement of overseas bookmaking services.

11th October    Online Gambling   Source: - Oct 9th
Terrorist Legislation May Hurt i-Gaming Industry

8th October    Iowa & Caribbean     Source: Des Moins Register
Iowans can bet online; legality debated

7th October    Toronto     Source: The National Post
Cryptologic falls over sector fears
The Anti-Terrorist Financing Act introduced in the U.S. Congress last week apparently contains clauses to prevent money laundering through Internet casino sites.

6th October    South Africa     Source:
Microgaming Comments on Departing Licensees

6th October    Legal issues     Source: The American Lawyer/The
Doubling Down
As traditional casino operators around the world open their Internet casinos, new technology seems to be providing plenty of work for specialist law firms & lawyers.

6th October    Online Gambling     Source: Detroit Free Press - Andrew N.S. Glazer
Online poker is easy, but beware

6th October    Toronto     Source: CNET News/Reuters
Cryptologic stock falls on fears of U.S. gaming bill

4th October    Gibraltar & Sweden    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Boss Media Sells License to UK's Leading Independent Bookmaker
The Swedish casino software supplier has been chosen by Gibraltar based bookmaker Victor Chandler.

4th October    Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGCA's New Games Draw Crowds at Global Gaming Expo; Exclusive ITEM Technology Provides 'Cutting Edge' Platform

3rd October    Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/Reuters &
Industry split on prospects for U.S. online gaming
Internet gambling feared, embraced by CEOs
Terence Lanni of MGM Mirage and Thomas Gallagher, CEO of Park Place debating the prospects that US based casino operators might one day be doing business in Cyberspace.

3rd October    Prince Edward Island, Canada   Source: CBC News - October 1st
Charity group wants online lottery

3rd October    Geneva, Switzerland    Source: Yahoo Singapore/Newsbytes
WIPO Rejects Hotel's Bid For Casino Domain

2nd October    Toronto     Source: Post
Cryptologic shares slide on critical report: Independence questioned

2nd October    Online Gambling     Source: Las Vegas Sun
Lawyer: White House mum on 'Net gaming'

1st October    Toronto     Source: Winner Online
CryptoLogic Acquires Leading Online Gaming Portal--WinnerOnLine
One of the top software suppliers taking over what is perhaps the best portal devoted to online gambling.

1st October    Online Gambling     Source: Wall Street Journal - Sept 28th & Las Vegas Sun - Sept 28th
Internet Gambling Draws Big Bettors As Vegas Suffers in Air-Travel Slump
Entertainment firms studying Internet gaming

28th September     London     Source: Ananova
Gaming Insight says prospects for casino business encouraging

27th September     Online Gambling     Source: Yahoo/Motley Fool
Online Gambling Waits for Its Break

27th September     Washington     Source: Yahoo Singapore/Newsbytes
FTC Cracks Down On Porn, Gambling Site 'Mousetrapping'

27th September     Las Vegas & London   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
WagerWorks Casino System to be Integrated With the Orbis Sports Wagering Platform

25th September     Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Playboy Enterprises Chairman and CEO Christie Hefner to Deliver Luncheon Keynote Address at the First-Ever Interactive Gaming Expo & Conference

25th September     London    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
World Gaming plc Reports Fiscal 2001 Results

24th September   Toronto & Isle of Man    Source: Winner Online - Sept 20th
CryptoLogic to Provide Software for Littlewoods

21st September   Isle of Man  Source: IOM Department of Home Affairs
Isle of Man's global gaming deal combines online business incentives with a strict regulatory scheme - (pdf file)
A full listing of documents, regulations & resources concerning gaming on the Isle of Man can be found at

21st September   Sweden  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Peter Bertilsson Is the New Managing Director for Boss Media

21st September   Sydney   Source: Yahoo Singapore/Asia Pulse
Australia's Mycasino Convinces Barclays to Write Off Debt
The company has had a massive A$934,000 in Credit Card chargebacks since January. On Friday the share price was up 50% at A$0.03 - in May 2000 it touched $0.80.

21st September   Atlantic City   Source:
Mirage, Sun get online gaming licenses

21st September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Potential of Millions of Dollars in New Nevada State Revenue May Vanish With the Creation of Online Casinos Outside the U.S

21st September   Larchmont NY & Dublin   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Executives of The Top Three Internet Gaming Firms to Speak at The Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management

20th September   Isle of Man   Source: plc welcomes new gaming partners

20th September   London & Bahamas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Sun International Launches Online Gaming Operations and Is Awarded Isle of Man Licence

20th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
MGM MIRAGE Awarded Internet Gaming License From Isle of Man

20th September   Liverpool   Source: Sportech plc. press release
Isle of Man awards first Online Gambling Licence to Sportech Plc

20th September   Toronto   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
UK's Littlewoods Leisure Chooses CryptoLogic Software To Bring Internet Casino Gaming To Its Customers

19th September   Larchmont, NY & Dublin   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Moran Chapman to Speak at The Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management

19th September   Austria & Eastern Europe   Source: Hugin Online establishes a new sales channel in cooperation with OMV 

18th September   Isle of Man   Source:
IoM awards three online casino licences - Sportech, Stanley Leisure and MGM Mirage first in line

16th September   Isle of Man   Source: Sunday Telegraph
Littlewoods rolls out Manx online casino
The Telegraph believes that two of the three licenses available have gone to Littlewoods & MGM Mirage. The official announcement is scheduled for the 20th September.

15th September   Italy   Source: - Sept 13th
Five Internet sites shut down in probe of illegal Internet betting

14th September   Sweden   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Boss Media Signs License Agreement With Land-Based Casino Company

14th September   Online Gambling    Source: Greenley Tribune
Woman accused of credit-card gaming
A housesitter apparently racked up $13,000 of losses at Internet casinos using her employers Credit Cards.

14th September   Online Gambling    Source:
Where'd You Get That Casino License? - Part 2
Where'd You Get That Casino License?

12th September   London   Source:
Telegraph to offer betting on sports site

11th September   London   Source: Evening Standard & Yahoo Technology News/Reuters
Penalty! Now place your TV bets
British TV to Offer Real-Time Gambling

11th September   Canada & Cyberspace   Source:
Gambling sites shoot craps against hackers

11th September   Online Gambling   Source:
Hackers Heaven: Online Gambling
Further link to the story of the Internet casino hack by Bernhard Warner, originally on Reuters.

10th September   Online Gambling   Source: - Sept 5th.
Internet Gambling Licence Delays As Isle Of Man Wades Through Applications

10th September   Online Gambling   Source: CNET Technology news/Reuters
Hackers clean up in Net casino attacks, experts say
Cryptologic put out a press release last week that contained some news of their $1.9 million hack.
Mid Quarter Update: CryptoLogic Advances Towards Certification In Isle Of Man & Alderney And Maintains Third Quarter 2001 Guidance

8th September   Super Bowl   Source: Bloomberg News
Rams Are Favored to Win Super Bowl, Las Vegas Oddsmakers Say
At Caesars Palace the St Louis Rams are 3-1 favourite followed by the Oakland Raiders at 7-2. Over in Europe you can find 5-1 and 14-1.

7th September   Online Gambling   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
CryptoLogic Inc.: US$414,000 Internet Jackpot Win Smashes World Record At Jackpot Mania Slot
Cryptologic's portal for progressives is Microgaming a competitor in the Internet casino software market have their progessive portal at

7th September   Online Gambling   Source:
CryptoLogic' gaming software hacked

6th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
First-Ever Interactive Gaming Event to be Held in Las Vegas in Late September

6th September   London   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
World Gaming To Launch Wireless Black Jack, Slots And Sports Betting On Pocket PC And Palm OS Platforms

4th September   Online Gambling   Source: Chicago Tribune
Odds growing to ban gambling on Internet

3rd September   Online Gambling   Source:
Online gambler's husband tells of tragic compulsion

2nd September   Prince Edward Island, Canada   Source: National Post
P.E.I. bid to license Canada's first online gaming site lands in courtroom

1st September   Online Gambling   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Anti-Internet gaming thrust predicted