Listing of Online Casino News for July 2007

NETeller US Member Repayments Begin
Added: July 31, 2007

The online payment processors NETeller, have announced that the time has finally come for US members to gain access to any funds that were frozen by the company.  Members will be notified via email when they will be able to request their share of the over $94 million that’s owed.

No More Gambling for Second Life Residents
Added: July 30, 2007

Second Life residents are no longer permitted to take part in any gambling related activities, such as poker, roulette and craps, in their virtual community.  A new policy set out by founders, Linden Labs, prohibits these activities from occurring and has said that violators will be reprimanded.

Playtech Releases Four New & Exclusive Casino Games
Added: July 27, 2007

Online software developers and licensors Playtech have recently added four new and exciting online casino games to their software package, two of which are brand new versions of classic casino games that are exclusive to Playtech.

Israel Joins List of Banned NETeller Clients
Added: July 25, 2007

Due to changing laws in Israel and the uncertainty of the future of online gambling activities, e-wallet company, NETeller, has announced that they will no longer process any online gambling related transactions for their Israeli customers.

Newly Liberalized Italian Gambling Market Shows Good Potential
Added: July 24, 2007

A recent study performed by the Media $ Entertainment Consulting Network (MECN) shows that Italy is a country that should be taken seriously by foreign gambling operators (especially the sportsbooks) as the potential for business opportunities is increasing.

Support for the Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act Grows
Added: July 23, 2007

Five more members of the House of Representatives in the US have spoken out and have offered Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank their support in regards to the IGREA bill that he introduced back in April.

EcoCard Joins Many Others and Exits From the US Gambling Market
Added: July 20, 2007

The British based online payment processor, EcoCard Ltd. will be leaving the US gambling market.  The payment option is supposedly being replaced by an alternative method that will only service US clients who have accumulated $500 or more in transactions.

NETeller and USAO Come to Terms
Added: July 19, 2007

Online payment processors, NETeller have, after months of waiting, finally came to an agreement with the United States Attorney’s Office regarding the criminal charges that they faced.  NETeller will pay the US $136 million as one of the conditions.

NETeller Back in the News as Chairman Resigns
Added: July 18, 2007

It’s been a year full of headlines for NETeller and again, we see the payment processors back in the news, this time with the announcement of the resignation of their Executive Chairman, Gord Herman.

Frank Earns Support From 15 Caribbean Nations
Added: July 16, 2007

The Caribbean Community known as CARICOM have expressed their gratitude and full support to Congressman Barney Frank, who has approached the US with a new bill that opposes the UIGEA and requests that online gambling activities be regulated in the US.

New Record Breaking Progressive Slot Game Now Online
Added: July 15, 2007

The newest height of online slot games has been recently released by software providers Veridigm Inc.  The ‘Megaz Bucks’ progressive slot game offers the largest jackpots, exciting prizes (from Ferarris to mortgage payments) and an exclusive...

iMEGA vs. US Attorney General Hearing Set for September
Added: July 13, 2007

The hearing date for the lawsuit which was filed in early June by the Interactive Media Entertainment and Gaming Association (iMEGA) vs. the US Attorney General is set to take place in New Jersey on Sept 4th.

Another NETeller Founder Pleads Guilty
Added: July 12, 2007

John David Lefebvre, co-founder of payment processor NETeller, has recently followed the lead of other co-founder Stephen Lawrence and plead guilty to criminal conspiracy charges that were laid upon the pair back in January of this year.

CelebBlackjack Now Online
Added: July 10, 2007

This past Sunday, the already established online poker room, CelebPoker.com, launched a new application for gambling enthusiasts, CelebBlackjack.  Players from all over the world can now take part in fun and exciting Blackjack games and tournaments at the world’s first online celebrity poker room.

eCOGRA Study Proves Online Gambling Forums to be Helpful
Added: July 9, 2007

The Nottingham Trent University together with eCOGRA, an online gaming regulation and assurance non-profit organization, conducted a study revealing that 40% of online gamblers use independent Internat message boards to aid them with their online gaming experiences.

Play Slotland Games on The New iPhone
Added: July 7, 2007

The new iPhone from Apple offers many great features, but for mobile gamblers, playing their favorite casino/poker games via their new gadget may be hard to come by.  Although most gambling platforms are not compatible with the iPhone, slot games from  Slotland.com will work.

Entertainment Giants To Possibly Enter The World of Online Gambling
Added: July 5, 2007

An executive from the mega-entertainment company MGM Mirage, has told the San Franciso Chronicle that if internet gambling in US should become regulated that they would take their business to the net and have a site ready to go within a year.

Three New Games From MicroGaming This July
Added: July 4, 2007

As per usual, Microgaming, the leading online casino software provider, has released three new slot and video poker games. These new fun and exciting games, including, 'Lucky Stars', are all available at the many Microgaming powered online casinos on the web today.

2007 NFL SportsBetting Season Underway at Intertops
Added: July 3, 2007

It's official, the 2007 NFL online sportsbetting season has officially kicked off and Intertops, one of the internets top gambling sites, is already taking bets from Fans across the globe. This year's Super Favorite - New England Patriots.

Win One of 15 iPhone s by Playing Let Em Ride
Added: July 1, 2007

Popular online gambling site Bodog.com is currently running an exciting promotion where Let’Em Ride players can win one of 15 iPhones, among other prizes. The contest will run for six weekends, ending on August 10th.