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Betting Exchanges: A UK Perspective
18 September 2002
Following the posting of a spirited article by Tim Ryan on the effects betting exchanges on the racing and sports betting industries, IGN invited various individuals close to the situation to respond. Following is a perspective from Warwick Bartlett, chairman of the Confederation of British Bookmakers.»
Gateway to Latin America
18 September 2002
Manuel Elcorobarrutia is hoping to fill a void in the growing sector of Latin American gaming by bridging the gap between operators and Latino players.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 18, 2002
18 September 2002
In today's Notes: The Ritz Club goes live, G2E gets off to a booming start and more.»
Smacked Again
17 September 2002
A pair of lawsuits could hinder the future merger of PayPal Inc. with online auction giant eBay.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 17, 2002
17 September 2002
In today's Notes: Littlewoods goes live in the Isle of Man, Orbis enters the P2P arena, G2E gets underway and more.»
Bet, Then Bid
16 September 2002
Most online gaming operators will admit that next to getting new customers, the hardest part of managing their business is keeping the users they already have.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 16, 2002
16 September 2002
In todays Notes: Paypal gets hit again… hard, Quova inks another licensing deal and more.»
New Report Analyzes Transitioning I-gaming Industry
16 September 2002
Indicative of new challenges faced by the industry, gaming analyst Sebastian Sinclair has scaled back his estimates and projections for global I-gaming revenues for the first time since he began covering the industry in 1998. Nevertheless, Sinclair views the woes of the past 18 months as a bump in the road and maintains that the long-term outlook for the $4 billion industry remains positive.»
US Law Roundup - September 2002
13 September 2002
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. Congress is back from its summer break, and there is a push among House of Representatives leadership to bring the HR 556, an anti-Internet gaming bill, to the floor for a vote. On the state level, Nevada gaming authorities were informed in August by the Justice Department that its statewide law that makes Internet gambling legal goes against the Wire Act.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 13, 2002
13 September 2002
In today's Nambling Notes: Zetters' sale attracts the attention of the Office of Fair Trading, Greek soccer clubs might close and more.»
Judge Dismisses First Greek Electronic Gaming Case
12 September 2002
In America, politicians have been trying for years to pass a law that would specifically outlaw Internet gambling. Greece, on the other hand, in its lust to get rid of online gambling, managed to ban all electronic games in one foul swoop--from video games to computerized chess games, which are purely for fun, to online casino games for real money.»
Accentuating the Positive in the UK
12 September 2002
IGamingNews ran a survey several weeks ago to ask what subscribers thought were the most promising jurisdictions for future I-Gaming licenses. The choice was overwhelmingly in favor of the United Kingdom. Does this response hold up to scrutiny?»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 12, 2002
12 September 2002
In today's Nambling Notes: Youbet.com appoints a new CEO, New York's lottery numbers come up weird and more.»
Sporting Odds & Ends - September
12 September 2002
A roundup of sports betting news, trends and issues with an international flavor.»
Editorial: Bet Unfair - Flaws in the Betting Exchange Business
11 September 2002
There has been a lot of debate in the United Kingdom in recent weeks over betting exchanges. All manners of (reasonable and unreasonable) arguments have been given a good airing, if not in articles and interviews then in letters to editor of the Racing Post.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 11, 2002
11 September 2002
In today's Nambling Notes: The Interactive Gaming Council revamps its Helping Hand Program, a judge dismisses the Multimedia Games MegaNanza complaint and more.»
Make Room at the Virtual Poker Table for Victor Chandler
11 September 2002
Victor Chandler Group, one of Europe's most established names in gaming and betting, last week quietly launched an online poker room with hopes have garnering a share of the growing interactive poker market.»
Quova Partners with MGM Mirage
11 September 2002
Geolocation technology provider Quova Inc. said Monday that it has inked a deal with yet another major player in the online gambling industry--MGM Mirage, which aims to launch an Internet gambling site by the end of September.»
Market Briefs (Sept. 3-6)
10 September 2002
Financial news from the I-gaming sector.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 10, 2002
10 September 2002
In today's Nambling Notes: Rimpac offers lottery promotional site in Vietnamese, CYOP adds to its board of directors and more.»
Youbet.com Reports Record-Breaking Month
10 September 2002
For all of its troubled past, Youbet.com received some great news in August.»
Q&A: Melody Wigdah
9 September 2002
Wigdahl discusses the status of the payment crisis and possible replacements for PayPal.»
Greece Ban Doesn't Prohibit All Types of Gambling
9 September 2002
When reading that gaming has been prohibited in Greece, one would think that sports betting, lotto and lotteries are no longer allowed, but this is far from the truth.»
Leach's Day Could Come Soon
9 September 2002
Two anti-Internet gambling bills in the U.S. House of Representatives have been molded into one, and the combined bill could be put to a vote of the full House as soon as two weeks from now.»
Nambling Notes - Sept. 9, 2002
9 September 2002
In today's Nambling Notes: MGM Mirage makes a deal with Quova, the Australian Taxation Office considers taxing spread betting and more.»