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QUICKTENDER — GONE

Well the web page for Quicktender now reads : “With regret, the Quicktender service has been discontinued. All account holders will be notified by email ”

 Prohibition at its best, I cant wait until these law makers finally get what they deserve as they get voted out for destroying this once great and free country.Â

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Quicktender Issues processing US paymets

Today were seeing reports that Quicktender users are not getting bank wires sent to them in the USA, instead they see a message saying try again in 5 days due to technical issues. Is this a minor issue or is the US DOJ once again reaching out into the free world and crushing it like a play toy? Lets hope its a US side banking issue that will be solved soon.

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Sportingbet Free of Legal Prosecution in the US

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When the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was passed in 2006 a lot of the foreign gaming companies left the US market. Even though the law only came into effect in June of 2010, most companies with listings in the London Stock Exchange pulled out of the market when the law was signed.

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HR 2267 Hearing Update

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Last Wednesday, Barney Frank’s bill HR 2267, which aims to repeal the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (2006), was discussed by the House Financial Services Committee during a hearing.

The hearing was somewhat successful and

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Hearig Scheduled for Frank’s Anti-UIGEA Bill

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The bill that seeks to repeal the Unlawful Internet Gambling Ban (UIGEA), HR 2267, is sponsored by Congressman Barney Frank. The latest news on this issue are that a hearing date has been announced for HR 2267 on July 21st.

HR 2267 has been in a limbo since December 2009, when it was proposed, and it seeks to legalize and regulate online gambling. Some anti-UIGEA supporters believe that this step is not going to take the bill anywhere for several reasons.

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Some Thoughts on the Implementation of the UIGEA

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As you may already know, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) came into effect on June 1st, 2010 and it was supposed to stop players from making deposits into online gambling sites.

However, players continue to be successful when depositting making the UIGEA not function as it was intended. There are very few sites that have been affected by the legislation but, overall, credit cards have been the most affected with the change, not because of

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PartyGaming and Harrah’s Prepare to Re-Enter US Market

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Two of the largest companies in the casino industry have already started paving the way for their return to the legalized US online gambling market.

Harrah’s recently launched their online gambling venture in the United Kingdom and plan to bring it to the US if the market gets regulated. PartyGaming used to cater the US audience but it withdrew from doing saw when the UIGEA was approved in 2006.

At an interview with Gary Loveman, chief executive of Harrah’s Entertainment, he said that online gambling is the only way to

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Banker Speaks Against UIGEA

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In an interview given to the Medill News Service, the vice-president of the American Bankers Association Kenneally spoke out against the UIGEA calling it an ineffective and costly piece of legislation. He did not say anything that has not been said before, but his words bore the frustration of someone who appears helpless in the face of the

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UIGEA Delayed for 6 Months

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News broke during the past week that the Unlawful Internet Enforcement Act (UIGEA) has officially been delayed for six months. The deadline for compliance under the ruling was meant to be on December 1st of 2009 but it has been re-scheduled to