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GPWA unveils seal of approval for gambling portals

30 November 2006
The Gambling Portal Webmasters Association (GPWA) has created a new seal of approval to identify gambling portals that comply with integrity standards. A corresponding code of conduct has been designed to insure seal-bearing portals are honest and credible. "The Gambling Portal Webmasters Association ... (read more)
 

FullContactPoker switches software to keep U.S. players

22 November 2006
FullContactPoker.com soft launched new software Tuesday so it can continue accepting U.S. customers. The move came just over a month after OnGame decided to stop accepting American customers in the wake of Bush's signing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The new software, which is being beta tested, was developed by Dobrosoft. ... (read more)
 

Tribeca trips up Doylesroom

22 November 2006
Internet poker site Doylesroom.com's attempts to lure U.S. players hit a snag when its software developer announced that it would no longer permit its licensees to accept American bets. Tribeca Tables, the company that built Doylesroom.com's software platform, said two weeks ago that it would no longer allow its licensees to serve American players. ... (read more)
 

Gambling portal webmasters endure the UIGEA

21 November 2006
The busiest operators all the way down to the smallest affiliate marketers have struggled to come to grips with a new reality in the aftermath of the UIGEA's passage almost two months ago. But while the response of operators has been widely publicized, the plight of the portal webmasters has gone untold. ... (read more)
 

AGA considers alternative to online gambling prohibition

13 November 2006
The American Gaming Association's board of directors will meet next month to consider whether to lobby the next Congress to establish an independent research study of Internet gambling policy. "The board will consider whether or not to support legislation in the new Congress calling for an independent ... (read more)
 

BetonSports agrees to permanent shutdown

10 November 2006
Internet betting firm BetonSports has agreed in court to a permanent injunction barring it from taking wagers from customers in the U.S. The action ends a civil case stemming from indictments unsealed in July of 2006, but the company and some of its employees still face criminal charges related to illegal ... (read more)
 

Internet gambling ads abound despite UIGEA

7 November 2006
Advertisements for free-play Internet gaming sites remain as abundant in the U.S. today as they were before the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was pushed through Congress on September 30. Commercials for Bodog.net, Mansion.net, PokerStars.net and other online gambling sites still air ... (read more)
 

Blame Ontario; Internet gambling ads under attack

27 October 2006
The Canadian province of Ontario could soon adopt a law prohibiting advertisements for Internet gambling in the province. The Liberal Party, which controls the provincial legislature, introduced the measure last last week in a larger omnibus bill aimed at strengthening consumer protection and bolstering ... (read more)
 

Frist pleased with initial effects of UIGEA

23 October 2006
Only three weeks have passed since Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist pushed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) through Congress but it has already dramatically changed the Internet gambling landscape. "I would say that it is succeeding," said Frist's press secretary Caroline Weyforth. ... (read more)

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Bradley Vallerius
Bradley P. Vallerius, JD manages For the Bettor Good, a comprehensive resource for information related to Internet gaming policy in the U.S. federal and state governments. For the Bettor Good provides official government documents, jurisdiction updates, policy analysis, and many other helpful research materials.

Bradley has been researching and writing about the business and law of internet gaming since 2003. His work has covered all aspects of the industry, including technology, finance, advertising, taxation, poker, betting exchanges, and laws and regulations around the world.

Bradley Vallerius Websites:

www.FortheBettorGood.com
Bradley Vallerius
Bradley P. Vallerius, JD manages For the Bettor Good, a comprehensive resource for information related to Internet gaming policy in the U.S. federal and state governments. For the Bettor Good provides official government documents, jurisdiction updates, policy analysis, and many other helpful research materials.

Bradley has been researching and writing about the business and law of internet gaming since 2003. His work has covered all aspects of the industry, including technology, finance, advertising, taxation, poker, betting exchanges, and laws and regulations around the world.

Bradley Vallerius Websites:

www.FortheBettorGood.com