Online Casino and Gambling News: October 2009

Bipartisan call for hold on UIGEA regulations

Washington politicians from both political parties have called for a hold on the implementation of the supporting regulations for the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), due to kick in on December 1st this year. The bipartisan call by nineteen Congressmen and women claims the move will place an unreasonable burden on regulators and the financial services industry at a time of economic crisis.

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New CEO at Top Game?

Observant industry visitors to the recent Eig Expo in Copenhagen recently may have come across an executive type bearing a show badge identifying him as the CEO of the at times controversial online gambling software provider Top Game.

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Party Gaming to acquire World Poker Tour for $12m

The rumours flying around the online gambling industry recently that Party Gaming plc was about to make an offer for World Poker Tour Enterprises have been confirmed by a company announcement that a deal is in progress.

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Betfair Cash 4 Clubs initiative makes first national fund awards

Online betting group Betfair has been successfully running its Cash 4 Clubs drive regionally in the UK since last year, meeting with such success that it has launched the initiative nationally, with this week seeing the first round of funding on a national basis.

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Ex-Betonsports CEO David Carruthers withdraws guilty plea

Online gambling's long detained defendant in the United States, British businessman David Carruthers (52), has changed his guilty plea only days before being sentenced by an American court, reports the UK newspaper The Guardian.

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