Sky Betting Accepts Neteller as Payment Option

Sky has now introduced Neteller as a payment option, following the signing of a deal between Neovia Financial and Sky Betting and Gaming. Neovia, an independent provider of online payment solutions based in Isle of Man, is the operator of Neteller, an eWallet facility, that now benefits more than 150,000 gamblers who have registered at [...]

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Ski Resort Fined for Advertising Bet-at-Home Sportsbook

 Zakopane, the largest of Polish ski resorts, has been fined heavily by the Polish Customs Chamber for advertising Bet-at-home, a French online sportsbook. The logo and name of Bet-at-home was prominently visible during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, held on Jan 22 – 23 in Zakopane. The name and logo of this online betting [...]

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MasterCard Refuses To Process Online Gaming Transactions

MasterCard recently announced its decision not to process monetary transactions related to online gambling. A contempt of court order issued by a federal appeals court against two payment processing companies for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena forms the basis for the company’s decision. A number of online gaming sites such as DoylesRoom, [...]

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Canadian Accused of Processing Illegal Gambling Funds

 The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals has recently issued a contempt of court order against Doughlas Rennick, the sole Canadian owner, employee and officer of KJB Financial Corp and Account Services Corp, who stands accused of processing over $350 million for online gaming companies, for his refusal to comply with a grand jury subpoena. [...]

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Barney Frank’s Online Gambling Bill Gains Support From Two More Reps

More representatives are expressing their support for Representative Barney Frank, who suggested the implementation of a new set of laws during the previous year. Since the beginning of 2010, a couple of new co-sponsors have joined Frank in support of a bill that will hopefully see the last of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act [...]

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Deloitte Reports UK Gaming Industry Is Worth £6 Billion

Deloitte, the highly acclaimed auditors, recently announced the results of their comprehensive report on the economic contributions of the UK’s online gaming industry. The report reveals that the industry employs more than 100,000 people, pays £700 million pounds as taxes every year, and is worth £6 billion pounds. The report has also taken into consideration [...]

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