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Internet Gambling in China as the Basis for Asylum in the U.S.
Martha L. Arias, Attorney at Law; IBLS Editor
The United States immigration laws include asylum as a legal remedy to avoid removal from this country. An asylum applicant must file his/her ...
Broadcasting Contests, Lotteries, and Solicitation of Funds
Taken from the Federal Communication Commissions Website
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The Israeli Police Orders Gambling Websites to Shut Down
IBLS Contributor Odia Kagan, Partner, Shavit Bar-On Gal-On Tzin Nov Yagur Law Offices – Tel Aviv, Israel, okagan@sbilaw.com
The Israeli police has issued letters to gambling websites with an Israeli presence, informing them that their operation in the field of online gambling, ...
Gaming Law: The European Battle against Gaming
IBLS Contributor: Thibault Verbiest, Senior Partner, ULYS, Brussels and Paris, thibault.verbiest@ulys.net
The international gaming scene, not least the European one, has undergone a radical change in recent years. Traditionally, gaming services were offered in brick ...
Placanica Ruling Strengthens the Case for Private Online Gaming Operators in their Battle against National Monopolies
IBLS Contributors: Thibault Verbiest (thibault.verbiest@ulys.net) and Evelyn Heffermehl (evelyn.heffermehl@ulys.net), Ulys, Brussels and Paris
In a long-awaited decision concerning criminal proceedings in Italy against Mr. Placanica, Mr. Palazzese and Mr. Sorricchio, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ...
How does Poker Qualify in French Gambling Law?
IBLS Contributor: Thibault Verbiest, Senior Partner, ULYS, Brussels and Paris, thibault.verbiest@ulys.net
Only games of chance are concerned by the prohibition Act n° 83-620 of 12 July 1983. The French Supreme Court has decided that poker ...
European companies regroup to offset the effects of U.S. law against online gambling
Editor, Maricelle Ruiz, IBLS Director -- Europe
The recent adoption of a U.S. law criminalizing the collection of payments for online gambling is expected to be a hot topic of discussion ...
U.S. Congress Passed Anti-internet Gambling Legislation Last Week
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director.
On September 30th, the U.S. Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). This Act is expected to be signed by President ...
Games of Chance: The French Senate highlights the inconsistencies of the French gaming policy
Thibault Verbiest (thibault.verbiest@ulys.net) and Evelyn Heffermehl (evelyn.heffermehl@ulys.net), Ulys, Brussels and Paris
The latest edition of the French Senate’s report on games of chance in France was made public. It is titled “The evolution of games ...
Law Enforcement Provided with New Tools to Combat Unlawful Gambling
IBLS Contributor: Mark Robins, Nixon Peabody LLP, US, mrobins@nixonpeabody.com
The United States Congress has recently enacted the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006. If signed by President Bush, this law will prohibit ...
U.S. Citizens may be Prosecuted for Violations of the Internet Gambling Law even if Operations are Conducted Outside the Boundaries of the United States.
IBLS Editorial Staff
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the "Second Circuit”) affirmed the judgment of the United States District Court for the ...
Implementation of the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act is Coming
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Director
The Department of Treasury and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System have submitted the proposed rules to implement the Unlawful Internet ...
Does the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act Cover Internet Gaming?
IBLS Editorial Department
Federal law authorizes US Indian tribes to regulate gaming activities within Indian lands provided that the gaming activity is not expressly prohibited by federal ...
Paying Online Gambling: Complex Realities of Cyber-Funding
IBLS Editorial Staff
Highlighted here are the peculiar financial aspects and high risk of involvement with online wagering for those who choose to flaunting the U.S. gaming ...
The U.K. Gambling Act 2005, Part I
IBLS Editorial Department
The United Kingdom (U.K.) Parliament enacted the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate three major gambling categories: gaming, betting, and lottery. This Act, among others, ...
Online Casinos Will Experience Cyber-Extortion During SuperBowl Betting
Kelly O'Connell, IBLS Editor
Online casinos nearing one of their biggest paydays of the year on the eve of SuperBowl XLII must also await anxiously to see whether ...
The Current Situation of Online Gambling in the European Union
Martha L. Arias, IBLS Editor
The European Commission published a Green Paper on online gambling in the Internal Market in 2011. In this Paper, the Commission acknowledges that ...
Investing in Online Gambling: It does not Seem a Sound Investment in the United States
Martha L. Arias; Immigration & Naturalization Attorney; IBLS Editor
Online gambling is a very sensitive type of business in the United States; particularly because it does not enjoy the government support. Thus, shareholders ...
New Mexico Law Prohibits Power Bingo or Electronic Bingo Devices
Martha L. Arias, Immigration & Internet Law Attorney; IBLS Editor
Although the United States Code has provisions regarding illegal gambling, it is state law the law most commonly used in illegal gambling convictions. Gambling ...
 
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THE SEYCHELLS' INTERACTIVE GAMBLING ACT 2003
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Seychelles, an archipelago nation of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, adopted the Interactive Gambling Act 2003. The Act provides for the licensing ...
E-SPORT REGULATIONS IN CHINA
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
E-sports, or video game tournaments, have become increasingly popular in China. At the same time, Chinese regulations governing the e-sports market are extraordinarily restrictive ...
INTERNET GAMBLING IN INDIA
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Currently, there is no legislation in India dealing specifically with Internet gambling, but the official government stance is that the existing legislation is sufficient ...
RESTRICTIONS ON SALE OF OR USE OF INTERACTIVE, ARCADE, OR OFF-LINE VIDEO GAMES IN AUSTRALIA
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Currently, Australia has a strict regime for rating video games. Generally, unless exempt from classification, computer games -including amusement arcade games- must be classified ...
TAIWAN REGULATIONS FOR RATING OF INTERNET CONTENT LAW 2005
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Taiwan is a large island in Eastern Asia, off the southeastern coast of China, with an area of about 36,000 square miles. It is ...
The South African National Gambling Amendment Bill
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The South African National Gambling Amendment Bill (the “NGAB”) legalizes online gambling in South Africa and establishes a licensing and regulatory system for this ...
THE GERMAN BAN TO ONLINE GAMBLING
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
As of January 2008, an anti-online gambling treaty has been passed in Germany following ratification by the majority of German states. This treaty has ...
LICENSING INTERNET CASINOS IN THE EU: THE BRITISH EXAMPLE
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The U.K. Gambling Commission is in 2007 implementing the Gambling Act of 2005 that was drafted to standardize all forms of British wagering under ...
INTERNET GAMBLING LICENSE PROCESS & PROCUREMENT IN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
This article is a brief explanation of how to apply for and win an Interactive Gambling (casino gaming) or Interactive Wagering (sports betting) Internet ...
AUDITING AND FAIRNESS PROCEDURES FOR ONLINE CASINOS
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
To broach the greatest concern in online gaming, it must be admitted upfront that the industry as a whole is totally unregulated, a scary ...
INTERNET GAMBLING LICENSE PROCESS IN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
This article is a brief explanation of how to apply for and win an Interactive Gambling (casino gaming) or Interactive Wagering (sports betting) Internet ...
PAYING ONLINE GAMBLING: COMPLEX REALITIES OF CYBER-FUNDING
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Highlighted here are the peculiar financial aspects and high risk of involvement with online wagering for those who choose to flaunting the U.S. gaming ...
HOW TO START AN ONLINE CASINO
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
As an area of online commerce, Internet Gambling it is said to offer the highest returns on investment, and generates $20 billion in revenue ...
GENERAL OVERVIEW TO HOW ONLINE CASINOS WORK & HOW TO USE ONE
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Since there is no single international law on Internet gambling and because there are so many persons who do not know anything about actually ...
AFTER WTO LOSS & WITH NEW LEGISLATION U.S. WILL LIKELY SOON ALLOW INTERNET GAMBLING
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
An American legislator, Rep. Barney Frank of MA, is now preparing a bill to allow online gaming seeming certain to pass. This is a ...
DANISH GAMBLING LAWS
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Players’ protection is the primary concern of Danish gaming law. To accomplish players’ protection, Denmark seeks to establish a Government licensing monopoly in lottery ...
Gambling in Denmark is Contributing Towards Charitable Purpose
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Denmark has well developed system for taxing gambling profits and proceeds. Deployment of income and revenue generated by gambling industry is also channeled justifiably ...
Estonian Structure of Gambling Taxation
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Republic of Estonia has a licensing monopoly in the gambling industry. Public limited companies and limited liability companies satisfying stipulated criteria are allowed ...
The Legal Protection of Databases in the Gambling Business
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
E-Commerce is touching all the aspects of the gambling business. The present case deals with the betting services over the Internet and the database ...
Sports Betting Websites Located Abroad Offering Services to U.S. Citizens
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the "Second Circuit”) affirmed the judgment of the United States District Court for the ...
Operation of Gambling Devices in Alabama
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The District Attorney sought an order permanently enjoining the operation of the gambling devices established in Jefferson County by Apeellees, the race course owners, ...
The Casino Gambling Tax In Germany
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Casinos (kursaal) in Germany are facing a heavy tax burden. The kursaal levy, along with the taxes owed, is removing almost 80% of casino ...
Is Online Gambling Legal In South Africa?
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
South Africa is in the process of regulating online gambling and ultimately the South African Department of Trade and Industry intends to make it ...
The Taxation of Gaming Revenue in Germany
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Gaming operators in Germany have to pay Turnover Tax, Corporate Income Tax, Entertainment Tax, Trade Tax and Income Tax on their gaming revenue. German ...
Uebler V. Boss Media Ab 03 Cv 4790 (e.d.n.y., June 5, 2006)
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled that it had personal jurisdiction over Swedish-based Boss Media, a supplier ...
Taxing Horse Racing, The Lottery, And Betting In Germany
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
German law defines the distinctive criteria of “games of chance” by case laws, doctrines and interstate agreements. Horse racing and lotteries fall within the ...
Licensing Requirements of Interactive Gaming in Nevada
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Nevada Gaming Commission is authorized to adopt regulations governing the licensing requirements and operation of Internet gambling. However, it must be established that ...
Regulatory Agencies On Gambling In Nevada
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Although the Nevada Gaming Commission is the ultimate authority to issue, control, limit, refuse, revoke or postpone any gaming license in the state of ...
Panorama of the Gambling Sector in Germany
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Private and foreign operators face prohibitions on entry to the German gambling sector. Gaming is governed by Federal and regional entities in Germany. The ...
The Taxation of Online Gambling in Hungary
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Several different types of gambling are conducted through the Internet in Hungary. They are taxed depending on the type of operation. Gambling is legal ...
European Commission And France May Wrestle On Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The French authorities’ detention and arrest of two chief executives of the Austrian online gambling operator Bwin has created a new episode in the ...
Washington State 2006 Internet Gambling Law
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Internet gambling is illegal under Washington law. Enforcement efforts by Washington State authorities generally focus on commercial Internet gambling activities, such as gambling sites ...
Regulations of Kahnawake Gaming Commission Concerning Interactive Gaming in Canada
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Kahnawake Gaming Commission enacted a regulatory structure for online gaming known as the Kahnawake Regulations Concerning Interactive Gaming (the “Regulations) pursuant to Section ...
Overview of Internet Gambling in Canada
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Criminal Code of Canada (hereinafter referred to as “the Code”) makes it illegal to gamble within Canada unless the activity falls under sections ...
Licensing Remote Gaming Operations in Malta
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
To operate remote gaming services from Malta, an appropriate license must first be attained. The Remote Gaming Regulations 2004 have extended the types of ...
Remote Gaming Legislation In Malta Attracts Gambling Activities
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Malta is the first EU member state to institute remote gaming legislation. The Remote Gaming Regulations 2004 includes licensing, monitoring and player protection standards. ...
Denmark Supports Their Legal Barricades On Justified Footing To Avoid Gambling Abuse
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Denmark’s restrictive policy in regulating its gambling industry is argued as monopoly by other states. However, Denmark subscribes to the control methodology rather than ...
Regulating Taxation Of Online Gambling In Australia
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Subject to certain regulations, online gambling is legal in Australia. But, for example, it is illegal for online gambling operators in Australia to solicit ...
Ecogra’s Role In Online Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The European Union (EU) is adopting a regulatory approach to online gambling, unlike the United States which bans online gambling. The EU has considered ...
Basics of Gambling in the European Union
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The national legislation of most member states of the European Union introduces the basic concept of games of chance and the various forms of ...
Gambling Services in Cyprus
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Republic of Cyprus joined the European Union in 2004. Cyprus has a legal framework dealing with all facets of gambling, which is generally ...
Czech Republic is Reluctant to Allow Foreign Hand in Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Czech Republic maintains a licensing monopoly in gambling services. Its legal system has created some restrictive provisions on outsider gambling operators and has ...
Austria Enjoys Monopolistic Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Government of Austria has established a monopoly in the gambling industry, instead of completely banning it. Along with public order and socio-political objectives, ...
United Kingdom In The Process Of Legalizing Online Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
On November 2006, the British government informed it engaged in a movement seeking international support for the legalization and regulation of online gambling. ...
U.s Internet Gambling Ban Conflicts With Wto
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The United States has a well defined policy regarding online gambling, backed by some internationally accepted rationales. Under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, however, ...
Liability Of Financial Institutions And Interactive Computer Services Under The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Of 2006
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The United States Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 seeks to regulate and control online gambling by placing stringent responsibility on financial institutions. ...
Gambling In Antigua And Barbuda
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Internet gaming industry has benefited from high-quality telecommunication facilities at highly competitive prices, lower than in other Internet gaming jurisdictions, in Antigua and ...
Regulating and Taxing Online Gambling in Belize
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Gambling has become a financially viable sector of the entertainment industry to which providers of e-commerce activities are attracted. Low-tax jurisdictions buoy their economies ...
Online Gambling In The Alderney Tax Haven
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Alderney is an island in the English Channel. Its regulation is a clear attempt to draw the attention of the online gambling or e-gambling ...
Gambling in the Shadow of Australia at Norfolk Island
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Norfolk Island places high value on its financial and administrative independence. Though the island has a traditionally tourism-based economy, it is still developing new ...
Taxation Of Internet Sales And Purchases In West Virginia
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Even though the Internet is not particularly included within the regulations of West Virginia, the sale of tangible personal property on the internet is ...
Online Gambling In Gibraltar
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Gibraltar has discovered its role as an international Finance Center to be the most important sector of its economy. Gibraltar has made substantial investment ...
Liabilities Of Gaming Operators In Gibraltar
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Government of Gibraltar is trying to develop a tempting economy for foreign investors. However, it maintains control by way of legislative, fiscal and ...
Panama: A Tax Haven For Online Gambling Income
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
A tax haven, Panama is bolstering its economy by attracting companies in the online gambling business. Traditionally, the country has focused its efforts on ...
The Fostering of Online Gambling in Panama
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The process of creating a tax haven in Panama began in 1916. In response to a legal regime that is prohibitive of online gambling, ...
European Companies Regroup To Offset The Effects Of U.s. Law Against Online Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The adoption of a U.S. law criminalizing the collection of payments for online gambling is a hot topic of discussion in gambling industry circles. ...
Vat And E-commerce In Malta
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
VAT was introduced for the first time in Malta in 1995. Since then this turnover tax has gone through different phases. However ...
Perspectives In The Fight Against Cyber Extortion
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Indicators show that the epidemic of cyber extortion is growing. Because of the nature of this crime, targeted organizations do not always disclose ...
Regulation Of Offshore Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Offshore online gambling is a very profitable activity, presenting new challenges to governments and regulatory agencies. E-businesses engaged in offshore online gambling sometimes manage ...
Online Gambling In Alderney
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Alderney, which is the third largest of the Channel Islands, is located approximately 8 miles from France and 60 miles from mainland Britain. ...
Offshore Gambling In Costa Rica
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Costa Rica, located in South America, between Panama and Nicaragua, is regarded as an offshore gambling haven. Despite the inexistence of a legislation ...
Is Online Gambling Legal In Belize?
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Located on the Caribbean coast of Central America and bounded on the North by Mexico and on the South by Guatemala, Belize was one ...
Online Gambling Under The Law Of The Isle Of Man
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Online Gambling is authorized in the Isle of Man since the implementation of the Online Gambling Regulation Act 2001 (the “OGRA,”) which came into ...
Gambling In The Internet
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Internet, as entertainment, is a growing segment in the private sector. Entrepreneurs are providing more entertainment on the Internet. In addition to ...
The Interactive Gambling Act And Its Implications On Internet Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Internet gambling has become an issue of concern in Australia. Internet gambling has continually been a difficult issue to resolve considering there are ...
Regulations For Controlling Internet Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The attempt to regulate online gambling has been the focus of impending federal legislation measures to resolve this issue. The states have attempted ...
New Legislation Passed By House To Address Internet Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Online gaming has been the focus of many impending legislation measures. This legislation demonstrates that legislators have become quite concerned with the increasing ...
Online Payment Service For Gambling
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
PayPal is an online payment company. PayPal will no longer be permitted to conduct business with residents of New York State to use ...
Can I Gamble Online In America?
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The American government has been involved in the regulation of gambling long before there was a concern over Internet gambling. Much legislation has ...
Online Gaming Faces Impending Legislation Measures
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Online gaming has been the subject of two impending legislation measures. These measures have illustrated the growing concerns that legislators have with the ...
Website Owners Face Jurisdictional Issues For Content Posted
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The advent of the Internet have made judges reevaluate the legislation and judicial precedence to make these laws fit in the new bottle of ...
Online Gambling Suffers A Setback For European Countries
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
The Third Circuit United States Court of Appeals in United States v. $734,578.82 in United States Currency determined that the laws of New Jersey ...
Cybersquatter Fined $1.9 Million For Elaborate Scheme Of Misspelled Web Addresses
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Cybersquatter John Zuccarini has faced yet another defeat in federal court and faces paying $1.9 million in fines and an order to halt his ...
Online Gaming Will Reach Its Pinnacle In 2005
IBLS Editorial Board - Staff Attorney
Online gaming is seen as a new emerging trend that is said to be at its pinnacle in 2004 or 2005. Online gaming ...