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Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act: Winners and losersInternet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act: Winners and losers
Rep. Barney Frank's (D-Mass.) proposal to regulate Internet gambling in the U.S. has received a mixed reviews from the online gambling industry.

Regardless of the chances of the bill's passage, this is the first good news for U.S. based gamblers since the UIGEA passed last year. With that it mind, it's worth taking at look the potential winners and losers if this bill passed in its current form.

In related news, the four major professional U.S. sports leagues and the NCAA are calling on the Financial Services Committee to oppose the legislation.  read more
Yahoo! ready to rumbleYahoo! ready to rumble
Yahoo! UK & Ireland launched its first attempt at real-money poker, coupling the power of 20.7 million unique visitors per month with a trusted brand to attract customers in countries friendly to online gambling.

A few years ago, Party Poker CEO Mitch Garber said the real competition starts when the Internet giants enter the market. And Yahoo! is ready for the fight to begin.  read more
I challenge you to RoshamboI challenge you to Roshambo
Yes, it's true, Ultimate Bet unveiled real-money Roshambo last week. The stakes are low, ranging from 10 cents to two bucks, and tournaments aren't running yet. But Casino City's Ryan McLane thinks the very simple game is going to catch on.

As the Ultimate Bet promo declares, "Roshambo is used to settle scores and make selections when a simple coin toss or drawing straws just doesn't seem fair. Which friend gets the extra ticket to tonight's playoff game? Who's stuck driving tonight? Roshambo and discover the loser."  read more

Joe the Pro: Internet poker mockumentary

"If you don't exercise, you're just not going to be able to Internet poker for 13 hours straight."

That's just one snippet of wisdom from Joe the Pro, a YouTube mockumentary created by Joe Vu, a 27-year old Internet poker player who lives with his parents in Toronto. The series is a cult classic among Internet poker players, with the first episode nearing 10,000 views.  read more


CASINOS ready to take off is set to become the first online casino to enter the booming in-flight entertainment industry. The site announced this week that it is joining forces with in-flight entertainment software developer DTI to bring the real-money casino gaming experience to video monitors on airplanes everywhere (it's legal).  read more



NETeller offers new cards for Europe and Asia Pacific

NETeller announced a new suite of prepaid, reloadable debit and remittance cards for its customers in Europe and Asia this week.  read more launch delayed

Seed Capital decided to delay the launch of their new payment processor until its trademark dispute with NETeller is resolved. If Seed Capital cannot clear the legal situation, they plan to introduce a new brand in 2008.  read more



Jackpot gets fashionable

A married couple tried their hands at PartyGaming's online slots last month - and they won BIG, claiming a $847,801.46 jackpot on one spin of the Super Mystic slot machine!  read more

CryptoLogic secures exclusive license for 'Jewel Quest'

CryptoLogic announced that it secured an agreement for the exclusive rights to develop the first-ever slot version of Jewel Quest, an award-winning, hugely popular and visually stunning puzzle-match game by iWin, Inc., earlier this week.  read more

Playtech releases new games

Playtech announced the release of three brand new games to its casino package this week. The new games are in addition to the expanded introduction of the progressive side game Dollar Ball to all of Playtech's non-progressive 5-reel video slots games. The new games are slated to be released to all Playtech licensees in the coming weeks.  read more



Dot-coms get dealt out

With most of the major Internet poker gambling sites not welcome at the upcoming World Series of Poker, Rio executives switched the theme of the four-day Gaming Life Expo, scheduled for July 5-8 at the Rio Pavilion, from gambling to men's lifestyle.  read more

Negreanu may end Full Contact Poker endorsement deal

Daniel Negreanu, one-time owner and long-time front man for Full Contact Poker, is seeking other endorsement opportunities now that his FCP contract is about to expire, his public relations company said.  read more
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