Issue 305
July 17 - July 23, 2006
Volume 6
page 2

Online Companies Overhaul Accounting

As Reported by the UK Financial Director

UNITED KINGDOM – "The most powerful companies in the online gambling industry have agreed to undertake a collective overhaul of their company reporting in a move aimed at standardising the sector's disparate accounting.

"At a special summit held in Gibraltar last week, PartyGaming, 888 Holdings, Ladbrokes, Sportingbet, CryptoLogic and Carmen Media Group agreed to implement a universal set of key performance indicators (KPIs) that will provide comparable reports in the sector.

"The largest groups will now disclose their cost per player acquisition, real money sign-up takings, unique active players and yield per unique active player.

"Analysts said the move from the leading internet gambling companies marked a huge stride forward for the industry.

"…The host of the KPI summit, Martin Weigold, the group finance director of PartyGaming, said that the agreement would enhance 'understanding of the industry'…"




Tony G Launches Online Poker Room
Press Release

Tony G is one of the most recognizable and outspoken stars on the poker circuit, and now he has his own online poker room - Frustrated and disappointed with the cutesy appearance of many other sites, Tony G set about creating an online poker room with attitude, for people that want to play like he does – poker with balls.

"For me poker is about guts and glory," said Tony G. "So many sites have no personality, no heart, they are so boring they make you go to sleep. I created so players would have a site where they can show some attitude and if they sit down against me – I won't hold back!"

Players can rest assured that the quality of the software will be very high – Tony G has personally supervised and had input into every stage of production, from the design of the interface to the game play itself. Tony G's close involvement with means that he has the freedom to give players what they want, and will encourage players to share their thoughts on the site and participate in its growth. Tony G's favorite feature of is the ability to play a dealer's choice game, where the player on the button gets to choose which game is played for that hand.

To celebrate the launch, is offering players an amazing 200% up to $400 first deposit bonus. This bonus is much higher than what many rooms are offering and is incredible value for all players.

There will also be special 1c tournaments with added prizepools running every hour, on the hour, as well as special guaranteed tournaments and satellites.

And of course, players will be able to play with Tony G himself – if they are brave enough to take on the challenge!

"I really look forward to being challenged at," commented Tony G. "I know there are a lot of players out there who want to take a shot at me, and this is their big chance. It's going to be mayhem at the tables and I can't wait!"

Under-fire Prescott Will Still Be Left in Charge
As reported by the Daily Telegraph

LONDON, England -- "Tony Blair said yesterday that he had not yet seen any evidence that John Prescott interfered in the selection of the first super-casino to be opened in Britain.

"Tony Blair said yesterday that he had not yet seen any evidence that John Prescott interfered in the selection of the first super-casino to be opened in Britain.

"The Prime Minister said he did not understand the controversy over Mr Prescott's relations with Philip Anschutz, the US billionaire owner of the Millennium Dome, who is bidding for the casino licence.

"Mr Blair rejected calls for an inquiry into Mr Prescott's links with Mr Anschutz and said the Deputy Prime Minister would stand in for him "as normal" when he goes on holiday next month.

"Mr Prescott faced questions yesterday after it emerged that - contrary to earlier denials - he had discussed plans for a super-casino at the site during trips to the US to see Mr Anschutz, the owner of the Anschutz Entertainment Group..."

JuJRita Rudner

Cabaret Theatre: Before making the leap into comedy, Rita Rudner lived in New York for over 20 years and danced in six Broadway shows. With her 80 minute show covering everything from television to shopping, Rudner is unstoppable. She will be performing at New York-New York's Cabaret Theatre through the middle of August.


July 16, 20 - 23, 30 - 31
August 6, 18, 19

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