Scott Brown
August 04, 2000 AT 04:00 AM EDT

We gave it a B-

”Personal DVD Theater!” ”Win Diamonds & Gold!” ”See Britney Spears!” ”Free $tuff.” Oh, the bounty. And all you have to do is sign in, hand over the usual personal info, and grab a handful of so-called iCoins for your journey down the road to riches. Alas, (, with its Vegas-meets-Target atmosphere, does little to engage the senses, even as it delights with Java-based games of chance, shoot-’em-ups, and sports-wagering interfaces. Your iCoin plunder, by the way, is redeemable only in raffle tickets for prizes — in other words, your gamble only buys you another roll of the dice. The site’s creators would do well to study their brick-and-mortar predecessors: See, the best casinos have themes. B-

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