Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Kentucky, iMega, and Denmark in Online Gambling News

Perspectives Weekly

by , Jun 5, 2009 | 6:35 pm

Let’s get ready to rumble! It’s time for the next round in the battle of iMega vs. the State of Kentucky! Not only that, but this week we show video evidence of Governor Steve Beshear’s true motivations for banning online gambling in that state! Also, we have online gambling news from Intertops, Microsoft, and Denmark! What a show!

Re: Microsoft Begins Dealing

by , Mar 26, 2008 | 2:14 am

Crap, thought I was on to something … belongs to some dude in Alabama, not Gibraltar.

UPDATE: Here is some more about how Microsoft’s cheating crackdown is being perceived by gamers.

Microsoft Begins Dealing with Online Cheaters

by , | 2:01 am

Microsoft, we know, likes to fight … and the company fired their first shot against cheaters in their online Xbox Live community by conducting a little neighborhood sweep. They aren’t banning players, but instead dropping their player points down to zero and marking their profiles with the digital equivalent of a scarlet C. Not sure how that would work in poker … but it shows the relevance of poker issues in a non-poker world, and perhaps suggests some potential allies who have an interest our fights. Online gam(bl)ing and online gaming, after all, aren’t that far apart.

Online video game competitions for money are already in play — the Fifa Interactive World Cup, for example, awards $20k to the winner. And the shoot-em-up game Kwari has started offering real-money competition, where you win cash for kills and the house takes its cut by charging you for ammo. Bullets, chips … tomato, D’amato … Seriously, how familiar does this sound: