Casino News: More updates for the UIGEA

More updates for the UIGEA

 April 2, 2008, 5:38 am (11 years ago)
In a few hours we will see wednesday's Congressional hearings on Internet gambling and the implications of the problematical Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), a land casino supplier has come out strongly against the online casino and online gambling industry in an expensive, full page statement in the global edition of the respected Wall Street Journal.

Derek Webb which is the founder of Las Vegas-based Prime Table Games which placed the advert has featured in previous in anti internet gambling attacks.

Some of the senstences on headlines was "Who Will Face the Issues," the WSJ statement outlines the perceived regulatory problems associated with international Internet gaming such as: age of the players verification, citing gaming fraud, consumer protection and protection of intellectual property rights as major concerns.

"It is well known that there are off-shore based Internet gaming operators who are engaged in deceptive practices with American consumers and international players, and there is no adequate system in place to ensure full and appropriate regulation. Congress needs to take action soon, or these practices will only get worse," the statement asserts.
Although without even specifing eCogra as a main entity for keeping regulation and other player associations.
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