Gambling News 08th October, 2010

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MAJOR SPONSORSHIP DEAL FOR ONLINE BOOKIE

08th October, 2010 at 01:44:22
Stan James and The Jockey Club sign five year agreement

Global online gaming operator, StanJames.com, announced a major five-year sponsorship agreement with The Jockey Club this week that will result in one of the showpiece events at Cheltenham Festival becoming the Stan James Champion Hurdle.

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U.S. POLITICIAN'S WIFE INDICTED

08th October, 2010 at 01:44:22
Takes full responsibility for managing bank account that handled $7 million in internet gambling funds

Patrice Tierney, the wife of seven-term Massachusetts Democrat Representative John Tierney, has been indicted on charges of aiding and abetting her brother Bobby Eremian's online gambling activities.

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DUTCH REACTION TO LEGALISATION REPORTS (Update)

08th October, 2010 at 01:44:22
Mixed feelings on media reports that a new Dutch government might legalise online gambling

Wednesday's De Telegraaf newspaper speculation that the incoming coalition government in Holland could be about to legalise online gambling (see previous InfoPowa report) has been followed by widespread reaction in the European country.

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