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South Africa Plans for Online Gambling
30 September 2004
A new law passed in South Africa could pave the way to regulated online casinos in that country.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 30, 2004
30 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: A tax reform bill reaches the assembly floor in Costa Rica, a U.S. company plans to launch an online casino off the coast of Venezuela and more.»
Online Poker to Get the eCOGRA Seal of Approval
29 September 2004
Top quality poker rooms will now be able to demonstrate their adherence to best practices by undergoing a rigorous independent assessment designed to give more protection to the player and improved efficiencies to operators.»
Deal with US Provider Expands Finnish Lottery's Interactive Gambling Portfolio
29 September 2004
California-based TV and Internet game company Milestone Entertainment will develop a portfolio of games for Finnish National State Lottery Veikkaus' OnNet Internet platform, mobile phones and television. The two groups have signed a one-year contract with an option for another four years.»
The Golden Palace of Skills
29 September 2004
Golden Palace, one of the Internet's oldest casinos, is entering the skill games space. The company announced last week that it will offer pay-to-play games of skill developed by SkillJam Technologies Corporation. The two companies had been in negotiations for five months.»
House Committee Moves 9/11 Bill with Online Gambling Amendment
29 September 2004
The U.S. House Financial Services Committee marked up the 9/11 Bill (H.R. 10) and sent it to the Rules Committee with the controversial online gambling amendment intact.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 29, 2004
29 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: An SMS lottery in Brazil, BetWWTS suspends betting on the Apprentice due to suspicious betting and more.»
The Top 10s
28 September 2004
It's the Hitwise Top 10 "Entertainment - Gambling" sites for the week ending Sept. 25. This week:

United Kingdom
1. Betfair
2. Casino.co.uk
3. William Hill Sportsbook
4. . . .
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UK Gaming Board, Arcade Operator Clash over New Kiosk
28 September 2004
The U.K. Gaming Board wants to bar a new Internet kiosk that enables users to access online gambling services.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 28, 2004
28 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: Blue Square's purchase of Sporting Options is nixed, Prestige Gaming upgrades its operations with the new Playtech platform and more.»
US Legal Battle over Advertising Resumes with Missouri Settlement
27 September 2004
A St. Louis-based media company has agreed to pay more than $158,000 to escape criminal charges for airing advertisements for online gambling sites.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 27, 2004
27 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: The U.K. Jockey Club readies its "Crimestoppers" phone line to receive anonymous tips, the New Jersey Racing Commission approves an account wagering system and more.»
Market Briefs - Sept. 20-24, 2004
27 September 2004
Dozens of publicly held interactive gaming companies are reporting, acquiring, floating, spinning off, merging, de-listing, rising and falling in stock markets all over the world. Every Monday IGN wraps the financial happenings of the Net betting biz from the previous week into a nifty little package just for you.»
Good Progress at eCOGRA
24 September 2004
The online gambling self-regulation initiative eCOGRA has been remarkably active since it first began inspecting and accrediting online casinos a year ago, with a variety of recruitment, regulatory updates and marketing projects in full swing. »
Industry Dodges Latest Oxley Prohibition Attempt
24 September 2004
Just as it appeared the noose was tightening around the neck of the online gaming industry a reprieve was granted in Washington as Congress appears to be backing off the idea of adding a prohibition bill to larger 9/11 anti-terrorism legislation.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 24, 2004
24 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: Betfair signs MOU with Horseracing Authority in South Africa, MANSION betting exchange offers commission free P2P betting, Golden Palace reaches skill games partnership, plus more.»
Weekly Nambling Notes
24 September 2004
A review of news briefs for the week of Sep. 20-24.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 23, 2004
23 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: Zone4Play and The Gaming Channel team up, DDoS attackers hit a credit card processing firm, IG Index chooses Redline Networks to boost website performance, plus more.»
US Law Roundup - September 2004
22 September 2004
Staying on top of interactive gambling bills as they move through the United States' federal and state legislatures no longer entails hours of research, thanks to this monthly update on U.S. state and federal legislation. Since the legislative session has already ended in most states, little has happened in the last few months at the state level. On the federal scene, the industry is waiting for the Senate to address the Kyl Internet gambling bill in the Banking Committee, although most insiders doubt this will happen during an election year.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 22, 2004
22 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: CryptoLogic rolls out new poker software, Casinomeister takes on poker and more.»
US Legislative Update: Online Gambling Language Met with Opposition, Markup Scheduled for Next Week
22 September 2004
The House Committee on Financial Services met today for a hearing titled "Legislative Proposals to Implement the Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission."»
Poker's Leading Operators Spread Their Wings
21 September 2004
The U.S. Department of Justice's crackdown on Internet gambling advertising doesn't appear to be slowing the world's top online poker rooms.»
Market Briefs - Sept. 13-17, 2004
21 September 2004
Dozens of publicly held interactive gaming companies are reporting, acquiring, floating, spinning off, merging, de-listing, rising and falling in stock markets all over the world. Every Monday IGN wraps the financial happenings of the Net betting biz from the previous week into a nifty little package just for you.»
Oxley to Piggyback Funding Prohibition Bill on Anti-Terrorism Legislation
21 September 2004
An ongoing concern among those who oppose legislation to prohibit Internet gambling in the United States is the passage of such policy as a measure attached to a larger, unrelated bill. That fear could be realized if Rep. Michael Oxley, R-Ohio, has his way.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 21, 2004
21 September 2004
In today's Nambling Notes: Mobile Streams launches a mobile gaming service, New Zealand's Gambling Commission reports on the proposed problem gambling levy and more.»