News Page 904

Speech By Qld Minister
7 March 1998
This speech to the Queensland Parliament was made in support of the Interactive Gambling (Player Protection) Bill 1998 on March 5th 1998 by the Deputy Premier, Treasurer, Minister for The Arts and Minister responsible for women's affairs, The Honourable Joan Sheldon MLA. »
OJC in Multimillion Dea
3 March 1998
The Ontario Jockey Club has announced a multimillion joint venture with American Digital Communications, Inc. to create a new entity, TrackPower International Inc. The joint venture, with each partner owning 50%, will combine ADCM's technology with OJC's racing infrastructure to launch a satellite service with a 'footprint' covering all of North America. »
Room For New Operators in Aussie and New Zealand Online Gambling
3 March 1998
There will be room for new on-line gambling operators to break into the Australian and New Zealand Internet gambling markets according to two of the key regulatory officials from those countries. »
Cato Questions the Chairman
19 February 1998
Tom Bell, a Director of the Cato Institute, is staying on point on the issue of the Kyl bill. Here you'll find his astute questions to Rep. McCollum, Chairman of the House Subcommittee dealing with the companion bill in the House. »
Testimony of Doug Donn from the American Horse Council
10 February 1998
Testimony of Douglas Donn to the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime»
Testimony of Frank Miller, former State Gaming Regulator
10 February 1998
Prepared Remarks of Frank Miller, Esg. Before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime»
Statement of David Matheson from the Coeur D'Alene Tribe
10 February 1998
Statement of David Matheson, Chief Executive Officer of Gaming, Coeur D'Alene Tribe»
Testimony of Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. President & CEO of the American Gaming Association
10 February 1998
Testimony of Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., President & CEO, American Gaming Association Before the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Re: H.R. 2380 "Internet Gambling Prohibition Act of 1997"»
Testimony of Bill Saum of the NCAA
10 February 1998
Testimony of Bill Saum, Gambling and Agent Representative, National Collegiate Athletic Association before the Subcommittee on Crime House Judiciary Committee»
Testimony of Bernard P. Horn from the National Coalition Against Gambling Expansion
10 February 1998
Testimony of Bernard P. Horn, Director of Political Affairs, National Coalition Against Gambling Expansion in support of H.R. 2380, the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act before the Subcommittee on Crime of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary»
A View from the Chair
7 February 1998
RGT Editor Sue Schneider had an opportunity to testify to the House Crime Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee. Attached is the written testimony which was submitted. RGT plans to run the remaining witnesses testimony in subsequent editions.»
Internet Gambling and U.S. Criminal Law
7 February 1998
The expansion of casino and sports gambling on the Internet has been the subject of much discussion. By now, most people are aware that there are potential criminal law issues surrounding Internet gambling. However, very few people have an understanding of the exact nature of those issues and the potential penalties associated with them.»
A Best Guess
21 January 1998
Unfortunately, there just aren't good hard numbers that quantify the internet gambling business today. Because of that, The River City Group and Christiansen Cummings are undertaking a study to attempt to get some good baseline information for 1997.»
Internet Gambling Ban Faces Losing Odds
21 January 1998
The Communications Decency Act treated Internet users like second-class citizens. Because the legislation criminalized online expressions that would have remained legal if in print, the Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutionally discriminated against Internet speech.»
Offshore Bookmakers Call Western Union's Decision 'A Serious Blow'
8 January 1998
Western Union's recent decision to cut off money transfers to offshore bookmakers - under an agreement with Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth - could prove to be a serious blow to the Internet gaming industries, affecting millions of dollars in annual transactions.»
Montana Wary of Net Gambling
4 January 1998
Both Montana's gambling industry and its regulators are getting worried about the growth of gambling on the Internet. »
Vanderbilt MBA Students Hit the Cyberbooks
28 December 1997
Internet gambling is clearly an increasingly popular topics for college students.»
Western Union Cuts Off Caribbean Sportsbooks
24 December 1997
Those AGs are at it again. Florida Attorney General, Bob Butterworth, successfully "convinced" Western Union operators in his state to cut off money transfers to 40 offshore sportsbooks in Curacao, Grenada, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.»
Round 3 to Nixon in a TKO?
3 December 1997
Interactive Gaming and Communications Corp.(IGCC) has announced that it filed a proxy statement along with its 10q and 10k with the SEC in connection with the sale of two of its gaming subsidiaries, Sports International Ltd. and Global Casinos Ltd. for $5 million in cash and notes.»
Pennsylvania Superior Court Denies Extradition to Missouri Court
26 November 1997
A Pennsylvania Superior Court has stayed the extradition of Interactive Gaming and Communications Corp. president and CEO Michael F. Simone, denying a request by a Missouri court.»
Dear Senator Kyl...
10 November 1997
Various letters have been sent to Senator Kyl in reference to his Internet Gambling Prohibition bill. Here is one which reflects the view from a state.»
Gambling on the Internet
8 October 1997
In many ways, our legal system is ill-equipped to deal with the problems raised by the Internet. Gambling on the Net highlights many of these issues. »
1997 Summary of Activity of the NYS Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering
23 September 1997
The Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering sponsored two legislative hearings to examine the role of the internet in the dissemination of gambling information in New York State. »
Another Day, Another Legal Action
18 September 1997
Attorney General James Doyle joined the fray in the internet gambling battle by announcing that his office has filed three lawsuits against a number of individuals, groups and corporations trying to operate gambling sites on the Internet.»
Minnesota Appeals Court Affirms Jurisdiction of the State
11 September 1997
In a recent action, the Minnesota Court of Appeals states that the Attorney General has the right to regulate internet activity. »