Gambling News 06th December, 2010

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SENATOR REID CHAMPIONS ONLINE POKER LEGISLATION

06th December, 2010 at 14:35:33
But it is likely to violate International trade laws

It seems that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is the man behind the scenes pushing for legislation during this lame duck session that will allow online poker to become legal in the United States. It would however restrict licenses to casinos and racetracks in the beginning and these businesses would have had to be in business for 5 years.

As we wrote about earlier this has gotten some Republicans up in arms and according to one anonymous commenter, "It's a ...

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COMPLAINTS DELAY DANISH ONLINE GAMBLING REGS (Update)

06th December, 2010 at 13:49:47
Speculation abounds as news of more complaints surface

The much delayed introduction of a more open Danish online gambling market (see previous InfoPowa reports) has been exacerbated by further complaints to the European Commission from local land casino operators and the local slot machine association, according to media reports surfacing over the weekend.

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GRECIAN-THEMED VIDEO POKER GAME LAUNCHED

06th December, 2010 at 13:49:47
Double Double Bonus Poker features multi-hand play and high four-of-a-kind payoffs

Slot Entertainment SA's , WinADay Casino.com announced the launch of a new instant-play Grecian themed video poker game titled Double Double Bonus Poker .

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NEW VIP BONUS AT GENTINGS CIRCUS CASINO

06th December, 2010 at 10:31:24
Big bonuses and VIP status guaranteed for a limited time.

This just in from Genting: Players who make a first deposit of at least GBP1,000 at Circus Casino or Genting Casino will be rewarded with a casino bonus of GBP500 straight away. Players depositing GBP3,000 or more will get a huge GBP1,000 bonus. Even better, they'll also be parachuted straight into the Circus Casino VIP programme.

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BET365 PIPS 32RED FOR PRESTIGIOUS EGR ONLINE CASINO AWARD

06th December, 2010 at 10:16:27
But it's a close run thing.

November 2010: Bet365 Casino was recently awarded the Online Casino Of The Year 2010 award at the eagerly anticpated E-Gaming Review awards in London last month, narrowly pipping 32Red Casino in a closely fought battle. The judges were divided on which of these two well run online casinos should win with Bet365 edging ahead largely based on economies of scale.

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DEPOSIT PROBLEMS HIT USA ONLINE CASINO PLAYERS

06th December, 2010 at 08:02:34
UIGEA restrictions further limit US gamblers

Following the news earlier this month that the popular ewallet service, eWallet Xpress, was busted in the US and ceased operations it perhaps comes as little surprise that message boards around the Internet are seeing more and more US gamblers raising deposit and cashout concerns. The UIGEA - passed in 2006 and aimed at penalising banks and financial insttitutions for allowing customers to place bets at unauthorised gambling sites - has had a profound effect on the online gambling industry ...

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