Gambling News 04th January, 2011

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SOLID GROWTH IN THE ONLINE GAMBLING INDUSTRY

04th January, 2011 at 10:18:28
Latest survey report shows an overall 12.5 percent rise in gross win

New numbers from the respected UK online gambling monitor H2 Gambling Capital show that despite adverse global economic conditions, gross win in the internet gambling business rose 12.5 percent year-on-year in 2010.

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SEARCH ENGINE OPTS FOR GTECHG2 ONLINE BINGO SITE

04th January, 2011 at 10:18:28
AskBingo.co.uk scheduled for launch early this year

Online gambling software provider GTechG2 reports that it has signed an agreement with search engine AskJeeves.com to build and equip a new online bingo site, branded AskBingo.com, with a launch scheduled for early 2011.

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GETTING HIGH FOR CHARITY

04th January, 2011 at 10:18:28
Top execs intend to climb even higher

Veteran industry execs like Nigel Payne of Sportingbet fame and Betfair founder Andrew Black are among a team of ten industry managers who will climb Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, in February this year, raising money for charity and generously sponsored by Sportingbet.

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INTERACTIVE GAMES FOR LAND BETTING SHOPS

04th January, 2011 at 10:18:28
Mazooma and Gala Coral to partner up

The land betting shops of the Gala Coral gambling group in the UK are to benefit from a slew of interactive games popular with online punters and developed by provider Mazooma.

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2010 ENDS WITHOUT US ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATION

04th January, 2011 at 08:12:56
But behind the scenes there is lots of positioning going on

The end of the lame duck Congressional session came and went with no official advancement into regulating online gambling but it did do a couple positive things. First it did show that at least some people in Washington are listening (though probably not enough to see a change anytime soon) and second, it put the issue of online gambling in the laps of the state governments.

California is working again on getting an online poker bill through its legislation this year, New Jersey has gotten ...

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MALAYSIAN GAMBLING STILL RAMPANT (Update)

04th January, 2011 at 04:19:37
Heavy police enforcement has not stamped small online gambling centres

The China Press reports that despite unrelenting police enforcement pressure (see previous reports), online gambling continues to flourish in mainly small online gambling shops in Malaysia.

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WILL GAMBLING.COM GO FOR $10 MILL? (Update)

04th January, 2011 at 04:19:37
Reserve price of $9 million set on desirable domain

Media Corporation's intended sale of the desirable domain Gambling.com (see previous reports) is generating interest from private equity companies, according to a number of media reports kicking off interest in the sale as business gets back under way in 2011.

Full Story: Will Gambling.com Go For $10 Mill? (update) »