Gambling News 11th October, 2010

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BENEFICIAL HOLDINGS LAUNCHES ONLINE CASINO

11th October, 2010 at 12:11:26
Flash and download options available

Grupo Beneficial, S.A., a subsidiary of Beneficial Holdings, Inc. has launched a new online casino at Bet.cr, powered by Total E-Soft and available in both download and Flash instant play formats in 17 languages.

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NETHERLANDS ANTILLES IS NO MORE

11th October, 2010 at 07:17:06
Change of constitutional status makes online gambling jurisdiction independent and autonomous

According to reports on the BBC Monday, the Netherlands Antilles Dutch dependency has ceased to exist following constitutional status changes which make the islands, including Curacao and St Maarten in the Caribbean, autonomous countries, joining Aruba, which attained autonomy in 1986.

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BRIT WINS 3 MILL ON THE POOLS

11th October, 2010 at 07:17:06
Biggest yet winner hails from Scotland

Britain's first ever GBP 3 million individual football Pools winner has been revealed by The Football Pools. In the 87-year history of the Pools, it is the largest pay-out to an individual winner.

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LADBROKES REPORTS POSITIVE THIRD QUARTER

11th October, 2010 at 07:17:06
Operating profit soars 128 percent, boosted by a successful football World Cup

Ladbrokes investors will be pleased with the UK gambling group's third quarter 2010 results released this week, which report a 128 percent rise in operating profit over the same period last year, thanks in no small part to a successful football World Cup in June-July.

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INTRALOT CRACKS A FRENCH LICENCE

11th October, 2010 at 07:17:06
ARJEL approves online sports betting operations for France

Intralot France, a subsidiary of the international Intralot Group, has been awarded a five year online sports betting licence by the French e-gaming regulator ARJEL.

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RESTRICTIONS ON GAMBLING ADVERTS

11th October, 2010 at 01:10:14
SA government to follow 'nights only' English lead

With the future of online gambling regulation still unclear in South Africa (see previous InfoPowa reports) the government's latest move is designed to restrict gambling advertisements in general on television and movie screens to night time viewing. In doing so the Department of Trade and Industry appears to be following the British example.

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