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    Following Betfair’s proposal of a rescue package for former customers of stricken betting exchange, Sporting Options, IbetX.com has countered with a deal of their own, designed to attract punters left out of pocket by the company’s collapse. 

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    GamSure, first ever bond guarantee provider for the online gaming industry, said today that the Sporting Options fiasco and the loss of its customers money, could have been avoided if they had a player’s bond scheme in place. 

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    Online software providers Chartwell Technology Inc. hope to raise C$10 million through a share issued released yesterday. 

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    This week 32Red has lifted the ban on players in the United States. The ban was imposed on Americans in January 2004 due to the company’s concern about legislation in the states. 

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    AnyBets.com is a betting site without risk. The risk-free parimutuel system of betting allows AnyBets.com to pay affiliates based on the amount bet rather than the amount lost. 

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    The Germany based Click2Pay GmbH has expanded its payment services into Asia. Gamblers in China and Hong Kong will soon be able pay by direct debit through the service when it is up and running in December. 

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    The government has had to cut back plans to build Vegas-like casinos because of unpopular Gambling bill.

    Originally the Prime Minister said we could expect anywhere from 20 to 40 24 hour casinos, but this week, an MP disclosed the cut back to

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    Arts minister, Richard Caborn, has told a parliamentary committee that he is redrafting clause 7 of the UK gambling Bill, which pertains to the introduction of so-called super casinos to the country. 

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    Rapidly expanding Canadian software company, Chartwell Technology, has finalized an agreement with UK internet bookmakers UKbetting plc to provide its portfolio of flash based in-browser casino and soft games across a variety of UKBetting's online ga

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    The World Trade Organization has upheld its original ruling that the US should drop prohibition on its citizens gambling on offshore gaming sites, in a 287-page report published November 10th. 

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    UK Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has bowed to pressure from her fellow MP’s over the aspect of the Gambling Bill which would welcome a number of ‘super’ or ‘regional’ casinos to the country’s shores. 

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    The European Court of Justice has delivered its judgment on the protracted legal battle between the British Horseracing and Board William Hill. 

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    It has emerged that, last week, the Department of Justice filed a motion to dismiss CasinoCity.com’s legal challenge to the US stance on advertising gambling. 

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    Gambling.com are looking towards Europe and the opportunities that UK Gaming Reform Bill provides throughout the rest of the EU. 

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    Labour MP, Tony Banks, has challenged the UK government to apply pressure on the US to rethink its Internet gambling laws, New Media Zero reports. 

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    Ryanair the Irish no-frills airline has announced it is looking at in-flight, mid-air gambling in an attempt to boost profit. 

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    The U.K. Gambling Bill, has passed its first test in the House of Commons on Monday, despite significant opposition from back bench MPs. 

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    The Revenue Commissioners, the Irish tax office, has launched an inquiry into Betdaq’s status as a tax-free unlimited company, according to Irish newspaper the Sunday Business Post. 

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    In a move welcomed by the industry, Washington has passed legislation which effectively eliminates the 30% withholding tax charged on foreign winnings on US racing. 

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    Sportingbet Plc, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming company, has finally officially announced the acquisition of ParadisePoker.com, following a week of speculation. 

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