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Nambling Notes - May 5, 2003

5 May 2003

US News -- At 4 p.m. EST on Tuesday the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security will markup and vote on HR 21, the Internet gambling bill proposed by Rep. James Leach, R-Iowa. The bill would make it illegal for online gambling merchants to accept credit cards or other bank instruments as payment for Internet gambling by Americans. The Crime Subcommittee is part of the Judiciary Committee in the House of Representatives.

New Stuff -- SkyBet recently launched a new online gaming site at the URL www.skybetvegas.com. The Internet casino is licensed in Alderney and is the first online casino to go live under the island's latest interactive gaming legislation.

Bit from Down Under -- Denmark as has asked that its citizens be banned from placing Internet bets with Australian operators, the Australia Financial Review reported today. The Danish Ministry of Taxation wrote Communications and Information Technology Minister Sen. Richard Alston asking that Denmark be placed on the designated country list under section 9A of the Interactive Gaming Act of 2001.

Nambling Notes - May 5, 2003 is republished from iGamingNews.com.
Emily D. Swoboda
Emily D. Swoboda