28 November 2007 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES November 28, 2007
Industry News
Norway introduces its own 'UIGEA'
Government proposes amendment to gambling laws to make it illegal for Norwegian financial institutions to process payments to online gaming Web sites.

StraightFlush.com undergoes major changes
In addition to launching StraightFlushAffiliate.com, the site has added a better bonus structure, hired new staff and increased the payout ratio for the straight flush jackpot.

Study to estimate number of Nevada online gamblers
While regulators already have the authority to adopt rules governing in-state online gambling, they want the legislature to revisit the issue before moving forward.

Absolute Poker enters fight against hunger
The proceeds from an online charity poker tournament on Saturday, Dec. 1 hosted by Absolute Poker will be donated to ONE, a global organization focused on combatting world hunger, poverty and disease.

Retired casino manager wins Aussie Millions package
A 51-year-old from the U.K. won a freeroll hosted by Pacific Poker and walked away with an $11,000 prize package, including a buy-in to the 2008 Aussie Millions.

EU's Mandelson: U.S. needs to change laws
European trade chief says U.S. should let foreign companies into its multibillion-dollar online gaming market instead of offering compensation.

FTOPS VI champ claims prize of nearly $400,000
The total prize money for the sixth edition of Full Tilt's wildly popular online poker tournament surpassed the $11 million mark as more than 27,000 players took part in the event.

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Did You Know?
At this year's G2E, Harrah's CEO Gary Loveman predicted online poker would be ‘legalized' in the U.S. within two years.

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