EU Probes US Online Gambling Laws

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The European Union launched an investigation today into U.S. laws on Internet gambling, after European betting companies complained that Washington's actions against them were infringing world trade rules. Online gambling is a growing business, worth...

U.S. reaches Deal on Internet Gambling

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The United States has reached a deal with the European Union, Japan and Canada to keep its Internet gambling market closed to foreign companies, but is continuing talks with India, Antigua and Barbuda, Macau and...

U.S. To Keep Internet Gambling Ban

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The United States will maintain a ban on Internet gambling services despite an adverse World Trade Organization ruling, meaning other WTO members can seek potential damages at the WTO. Deputy U.S. Trade Representative John Veroneau...

FBI checks out gambling in 'Second Life'

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FBI investigators have visited Second Life's Internet casinos at the invitation of the virtual world's creator Linden Lab, but the U.S. government has not decided on the legality of virtual gambling. "We have invited the...

Online gambling hit by 15% tax (UK)

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Online gambling companies have condemned a new 15% tax set by Gordon Brown. The rate, which takes effect from April 1, is in line with tax imposed on other forms of gambling but is much...

Arrests Deal Huge Blow to Online Gambling

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NETeller founders John Lefebvre and Stephen Lawrence were arrested and charged with processing gambling proceeds. The pair illegally handled and processed billions of dollars generated from online gambling. Details for the arrest are unclear but...

Citibank to block Net gambling transactions

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Citibank, the nation's largest credit card issuer, has agreed to block all online gambling transactions that use its credit cards, the state attorney general said Friday. The agreement announced by the bank and...

Orange jumps into mobile gambling market

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Orange has teamed up with ukbetting to enable punters to place bets on tomorrow's Martell Grand National from their mobile phones. The service, which went live yesterday and is the first of...

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