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Loginova joins Aristocrat’s fishy
the Alsart board
‘Guilty’ plea to illegal
new Power Pay...
Lyubov Loginova, the
internet gambling charge
former Director the group’s real money sites.
General for Alsart PartyGaming is understood to have A
ristocrat's latest release for
XCite is 5 Koi, an oriental
fish-themed Power Pay
has been appointed A
nurag Dikshit, one of the
co-founding shareholders of
online gaming company had almost a million US-resident game. It features Chinese
Chairman of its PartyGaming, has entered a guilty players of online gambling games at symbols, including the
Board of Directors plea to charges brought against him one point. familiar Lucky Coin as
and will be spearheading major in America under the Wire Act 1961, “On the basis of the discussions scatter, the luscious
expansion plans. agreeing to pay a fine of $300 to-date, PartyGaming expects any Golden Carp as
The company, which provides million in three installments. The settlement with the DoJ to involve a substitute, and the
packaged solutions for gambling Wire Act has not previously been payment by the Company of an four Chinese Lucky
businesses involved in amusement, applied to internet gambling amount that is significantly lower Wish symbols: Prosperous; Good
totes, bingo and slots, has offices actitivies beyond sports betting. than that reported to be paid by Mr Luck; Wealth; and Lucky.
in Moscow, Ukraine, Belarus and The agreement was reached with Dikshit,” the statement continued.
Armenia and focuses on leasing and the United States Attorney’s Office “The Company believes that any
renovating slot machines from major for the Southern District of New York such settlement is unlikely to
Ruffin shops for
manufacturers such as Novomatic, (the “DoJ”) and Anurag Dikshit as an include a criminal plea on the part of
WMS, Atronic, Aristocrat, and IGT. It individual, and it does not involve the Company or any director.”
MGM property
also offers own-make slot machines the company PartyGaming. Clive Hawkswood, Chief Executive
running games provided by partners In an announcement prompted by of trade body the Remote Gambling
that include Belatra, Igrosoft, Casino news of the settlement, Association, said that the DoJ and T
he Las Vegas Treasure Island
casino and hotel is being sold
by MGM Mirage to Phil
Technology, Videobet, DLV and PartyGaming distanced itself from outgoing Administration were Ruffin’s company, Ruffin
Avantime. And it runs gaming halls. the deal, pointing out that it initiated showing “a total disrespect for the Acquisition, for $775 million. Ruffin
“Before creating the company we discussions with the DoJ some time legal rights of European online realised $1.4 billion from the sale
performed large-scale preparatory ago “with the aim of removing any gaming companies and a complete of the New Frontier casino in 2007.
work that included analysis of uncertainty regarding the Company’s disregard for US international Subject to the usual regulatory
regional markets, and we looked at legal status in the United States in commitments under the General and governmental approvals, the
trends in order to develop suitable respect of the period prior to the Agreement on Trade in Services... deal is expected to conclude before
projects,” Loginova explains. passing of the Unlawful Internet now the US authorities, it seems, the middle of 2009.
As a result, Alsart is embarking Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA).” have succeeded in pressuring a MGM denies it plans to sell other
on serious expansion – within the Before the UIGEA was passed, major shareholder into making a properties. “Nothing is or was ‘on
CIS countries in which it is currently PartyGaming allowed customers in deal. A line has been crossed and it the block,’” MGM spokesman Alan
active, but also into Russia for the the US to play or make deposits on could set a worrying precedent.” Feldman told the Las Vegas Sun.
first time, and into Eastern Europe,
Latin America, Africa and the South-
Pacific region.
American Gaming Association award for Bally
Major new deal
y won the American “This prestigious award testifies
for Copag cards B
all
Gaming Association’s (AGA) to our customer-driven focus in all
Gaming Voice ‘Best that we do,” said Dan Savage, Bally
P
laying card manufacturer Customer Publication’ award for its Technologies’ VP Marketing.
Copag has been chosen by Networked Floor of the Future “We developed our Networked
online poker specialists customer publication. The award Floor of the Future publication to
PokerStars to produce decks of was presented to Bally's Director of help our customers make better
cards branded with Latin America Systems Marketing, April Augustine, decisions regarding the evolving
Poker Tour and EPT - European by AGA President and Chief landscape of networked gaming
Poker Tour. Executive Officer Frank J. by providing them with useful
Frank J. Fahrenkopf presents Bally’s
Copag, part of Cartamundi, has Fahrenkopf, Jr. at a special awards information in a clear and concise
April Augustine with the ‘Best
been in business for 100 years. luncheon during G2E in November. manner.” Customer Publication’award.
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