Gambling News 12th October, 2010

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MALTA REGULATOR CLARIFIES 'UNENFORCEABLE GAMBLING DEBT' LAW (Update)

12th October, 2010 at 12:18:15
LGA slates 'unnecessary concerns' and 'mere speculation'

It would appear that it takes a substantial amount of publicity to wring a comment from the Malta online gambling regulator, the LGA. After widespread news coverage on a reported provision in Malta law concerning gambling debts being unenforceable, the LGA ignored requests for comment, but last week published a clarification on its website.

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PMU AND BWIN DOMINATE i-GAMING MONACO AWARDS

12th October, 2010 at 10:44:54
Inaugural presentation dinner well supported.

The major French gambling group Pari-Mutuel Urbaine (PMU) and Vienna listed online gambling giant Bwin Interactive (Bwin) dominated the awards for French regulated firms at the inaugural iGaming Monaco prize giving at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel this week.

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BADDA MEDIA COMPLETES PADDY POWER PROJECT (Update)

12th October, 2010 at 10:44:54
Games delivery and development agreement targets met.

Badda Media.com reports the completion of a games delivery and development agreement signed earlier this year (see previous InfoPowa reports).

Full Story: Badda Media Completes Paddy Power Project (update) »

FIREWORKS LIKELY IN 32RED VS. WILLIAM HILL ONLINE CASE

12th October, 2010 at 10:44:54
Arguments regarding the impact of 32Vegas to be heard this week

The High Court in London will be the focus of industry attention this week as a year-old dispute between online gambling competitors 32Red.com and William Hill Online on branding is argued.

32Red started legal proceedings on a claim of trademark infringement over a year ago (see previous InfoPowa reports), complaining that William Hill's 32Vegas.com branding on an internet casino site confused players, causing it to suffer loss and damage and infringing its trademark use of '32', and ...

Full Story: Fireworks Likely In 32red Vs. William Hill Online Case »

LEGAL KUDOS FOR eCOGRA

12th October, 2010 at 02:46:14
Legal services publication notes popularity of eCOGRA accreditation

The Internet Business Law Services organisation has acknowledged the contribution to the online gambling industry made by player protection and standards non-profit eCOGRA on its website this month.

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