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The US Treasury Department (DoT), in consultation with the Department of Justice, last week finally released proposed regulations for enforcement of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). The UIGEA wreaked havoc on the internet gambling industry when it was passed last October, and the proposed regulations are …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Second Life

    Let's not forget the poor residents of Second Life... once upon a time casinos and "SL-ingo" (later DmC) were the back bone of entertainment, now because of this law Linden Labs have put a total ban on gambling, despite the majority of their residents coming from countries other than the US...

  2. Cameron Colley
    Paris Hilton

    Re:Second Life

    Indeed, I suspect many have been hit hard by the ban on gambling. I can, however, envisage the "loop hole" types with "some element of skill" involved becoming more popular if their legality can be confirmed.

  3. Joseph Dougherty

    Second Life Input

    Since gambling in many states, counties and districts is illegal, I have to advocate the laws that inhibit online gambling. I miss it but - well, it's against the law.

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