Glenn Barry Article Archive

Glenn Barry has contributed 33 articles published on the iGaming News site.
Editorial: You Must Remember This, as Time Goes By (14 March 2006)
Aussie contributor Glenn Barry joins us from a previous life. As a lottery consultant, he wrote for us when we published Rolling Good Times Online and during that time coined the term "nambling" by combining the words "net" and "gambling." Mr. Nambling read with interest yet another incarnation of Sen. Kyl making a run at prohibition, and just couldn't help himself, so here's his take on the latest wrangling in the U.S. Congress.
Ho Ho Ho , Ho. (3 November 1999)
A bid for a US$ 108 million 1/3 share of China online (as reported by Asia Week) has some interesting implications for online gambling. The bidder was no other than Stanley Ho, who owns most, if not all, of the land-based casinos in the (soon to be returned to China) Portuguese territory of Macau.
Another Listed Online Sportsbook Down Under? (12 May 1999)
Newly listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, Consolidated Gaming Corp (CCG) has reportedly entered "exclusive discussions" with Internet group LibertyOne, with the intention of forming a sports betting joint venture, and has secured a short-term option to acquire Northern Territory-based bookmaker SportsBet Australia.
Aussie Online Sportsbook to List (5 May 1999)
Mark Read's sports betting agency, Darwin All Sports, is planning list on the Australian stock market in June this year. Morgan Stockbroking will underwrite the float and intends to lodge its prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in late May.
Twinkle Twinkle Online Star (28 April 1999)
At the Sydney Star City annual general meeting held in Sydney April 28, CEO Neil Gamble gave the clearest signal yet that Star City was becoming more serious about starting an Internet casino business.
Just What do Americans think About Online Gambling? (17 April 1999)
Last year the Washington Post carried a substantial feature on the issue of online gambling. They also had a little yes/no question: "Should internet gambling be illegal?" As these answers can be slow to dribble in, it is worth looking back at the site for the results.
Lasseters Land Casino Goes Live Online (12 April 1999)
Australia has become the first "First World" country to put its money where its mouth is and go live with a cyber casino operated to the same standards as applied to those in the real world. The Northern Territory Government Regulator finally signed off the 54 kilograms of test data on April 9, verifying that the new Lasseters online Casino had met the demanding requirements for this relatively new form of casino operations.
Over a Million US Namblers Online (23 March 1999)
More than two-thirds of all active Internet users (43 million U.S. adults) seek entertainment content online, according to a new report from Cyber Dialogue released in New York on March 3rd 1999. According to the report, as of December '98 there were 63.5 million adults actively online in the U.S.
Cyber Bobbies On The Web Beat (5 March 1999)
London, England -- The BBC reports that a special police unit is being formed in the United Kingdom to target online gambling.
Norfolk Island To Be Cybergambling Base (13 January 1999)
Some 1,500 miles off the coast of Eastern Australia is a tiny Island called Norfolk Island with a population of around 2,000 people and not much beyond a little tourism. However, this 'external territory' of Australia has enough autonomy to pursue its own economic agenda which includes the power to make its own gambling and company laws.
Another "Big Boy" May Join the Fray (11 January 1999)
First For European State Lottery (28 December 1998)
Net Credit Card Credibility Boosted (22 December 1998)
MSN CyberCasino? (17 December 1998)
Californian Cyber Casino Online, Si? Verdad? (30 November 1998)
Real World Casino Goes Cyber (11 November 1998)
Cybercasinos To Go Online Down Under Soon (13 October 1998)
Who Will Make Cybergambling Laws In Australia (16 July 1998)
European Experts Say OnLine Should Be Restricted (16 July 1998)
Queensland Law Not What It Seems (29 June 1998)
Queensland Consumer Protection Can Put Consumers in Jail? (28 June 1998)
State Lottery E-commerce Lottery Site (23 June 1998)
Massive Decline in Interest in On-line Gambling (21 June 1998)
Seven Billion Dollar Nambling Market Predicted (11 May 1998)
Cat Amongst The Cybergambling Pigeons Downunder! (5 May 1998)
'Kyl Bill May Fail' Says Aussie Minister (30 March 1998)
Internet Gaming Summit (25 March 1998)
Speech By Qld Minister (7 March 1998)
Room For New Operators in Aussie and New Zealand Online Gambling (3 March 1998)
Interactive Gambling In Australia (28 June 1997)
Internet Gambling to be Legalized (11 June 1997)
Report to the Senate by AGOC (11 April 1997)
N.A.A.G. REPORT C.R.A.P. (11 August 1996)