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Nambling Notes - March 26, 2003
26 March 2003
In today's Nambling Notes: Ladbrokes increases the jackpot for its online Balls game and more.»
Magna to Usher California Into a New Age of Horse Racing
26 March 2003
Aggressive race wagering group Magna Entertainment Corp. has embarked on perhaps its boldest initiative to date.»
Nambling Notes - March 25, 2003
25 March 2003
In today's Nambling Notes: Antigua will negotiate with the U.S. regarding Internet gambling on April 7 and much more.»
IQ-L, Phantom Fiber Partner to Produce Wireless Gambling Solutions
25 March 2003
I-gaming technology provider IQ-Ludorum announced Monday that it will soon offer wireless games to its licensees through a partnership with Phantom Fiber.»
US Law Roundup - 25 March 2003
25 March 2003
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. This was a huge month for Internet gambling legislation. A bill was passed by the New Jersey Assembly that would make it illegal for companies to collect debt from online gambling. On the federal level, two bills regarding I-gaming were introduced.»
Nambling Notes - March 24, 2003
24 March 2003
In today's Nambling Notes: Betfair asks Hong Kong if it can pay tax and much more.»
Market Briefs (March 17-21, 2003)
24 March 2003
Several dozen 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.»
March Badness? A Sluggish Start for Bookmakers
24 March 2003
When it's all said and done, the list of losers from this year's NCAA Men's National Championship Basketball Tournament could include more than just Wake Forest and Florida.»
Weekly Nambling Notes
22 March 2003
A review of news briefs for the week of March 17-21.»
On Track - March 2003
21 March 2003
A monthly review of events, business news and other happenings in the racing industry, particularly in the interactive sector.»
Nambling Notes - March 21, 2003
21 March 2003
In today's Notes: Pick 6 closure and new software from World Gaming.»
BSkyB Debuts Casino-Style Games
21 March 2003
Officials with British Sky Broadcasting are pleased with the initial response to the casino-style betting service it launched last week.»
Desktop Conference: New York and Online Credit Betting
21 March 2003
New York's attorney general, Elliot Spitzer, has made numerous efforts in the past two years to persuade financial institutions to block the state's residents from using their credit cards to gamble online--most notably the reaching of settlements with PayPal and Citibank. In an interview with IGN Publisher Sue Schneider, two officials from Spitzer's office explain why these actions have been taken and on what grounds. This audio interview is available for free at IGN in RealAudio format.»
A New Licensing Scheme in Vanuatu
20 March 2003
The online gambling licensing jurisdiction of Vanuatu will now offer a less expensive license for sports books and betting exchanges.»
Nambling Notes - March 20, 2003
20 March 2003
In today's Nambling Notes: An Australian takes the helm of ICANN and more.»
Nambling Notes - March 19, 2003
19 March 2003
In today's Nambling Notes: MasterCard supports the Kyl and Leach bills and much more.»
Tradeshow Tipster - Making the Right Decisions
19 March 2003
With so many tradeshows and conferences popping up in the gaming industry, many companies find the task of determining which shows to participate in a daunting prospect. And let's face it, it's an important determination--one that can have a make-or-break effect on your company's bottom line.»
Industry Responses to Developments in Washington
19 March 2003
Within the last week committees in both chambers of the U.S. Congress discussed legislation geared at cutting off Internet casinos and sports books from U.S. customers by making it illegal to use credit cards and other "instruments of banking" at such Web sites.»
The EU Court of Justice Will Overthrow Dutch Internet Gambling Rulings
18 March 2003
Two Dutch lower courts ruled several weeks ago that access to Internet gambling sites by Dutch residents should be blocked and advertising Internet gambling services within the country should be stopped immediately. It seemed to be a huge blow for Internet operators, but on Monday the German EU Court of Justice's advocate general had potentially good news for foreign operators»
Betting on Cricket's World Cup
18 March 2003
Bookmakers worldwide have reported increased betting on the Cricket World Cup, but most say it isn't a "major" event. Nevertheless CWC betting has carved a nice niche for itself in the interactive gaming industry.»
Nambling Notes - March 18, 2002
18 March 2003
In today's Nambling Notes: Ladbrokes opens a new "Chicago" bet and more.»
Banking Committee Calls on Justice Department to Address Kyl Bil
18 March 2003
U.S. senators on the Banking Committee today grilled a witness from the Department of Justice on the agency's ability to back proposals that would eradicate Internet gambling.»
New Jersey Bill Address I-Gaming and Credit Card Debt
17 March 2003
The New Jersey state Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that could put new restrictions on credit card companies that allow cardholders to gamble online.»
Global Policy Review - March 2003
17 March 2003
Each month IGN delivers the latest in international policy developments that could affect the I-gaming business. From dealings between nations to actions taken by international organizations, it's a digest of the latest in global policy.»
Nambling Notes - March 17, 2003
17 March 2003
In today's Nambling Notes: Harrods Online returns, a lawyer that worked with Gold Medal Sports faces trial and more.»