Gambling News 08th January, 2011

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NEW FLORIDA GOVERNOR SPEAKS ON GAMBLING

08th January, 2011 at 02:09:44
Scott plays cards close to his chest in press conference

Reporters were trying to figure out the position on gambling expansion of Florida's new Republican governor Rick Scott this week, but it wasn't an easy task.

Full Story: New Florida Governor Speaks On Gambling »

ONLINE GAMBLING ON MASTERCARD'S LOBBY LIST

08th January, 2011 at 02:09:44
Card processor spent $840,000 on Q3 lobbying of Congress

Financial processing giant Mastercard Inc spent $840,000 - with internet gambling as one of its targets - on lobbying activities in Q3 of 2010, reports the Bloomberg's business news service this week.

Full Story: Online Gambling On Mastercard's Lobby List »

ICEi THE LAUNCH VENUE FOR NEW SPANISH INTERNET CASINO

08th January, 2011 at 02:09:44
With national regulation on the Spanish horizon, a major land company gears up for the internet

One of Spain's premier land casino groups, Casino Grand Madrid, exhibited impressive forward vision in March last year when it engaged with online gambling provider Playtech to develop internet operations ahead of the liklihood of a national liberalisation of the industry.

Full Story: Icei The Launch Venue For New Spanish Internet Casino »

TOTE SALE SHORT LIST IN SIGHT?

08th January, 2011 at 02:09:44
Hopes that the UK government will announce final bidders by ICE 2011

The latest attempt to auction off the Tote, the UK's state bookmaking organisation, could deliver interesting news in time for the ICE exhibition in London at the end of January.

Full Story: Tote Sale Short List In Sight? »