Gambling News 02nd February, 2011

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ONLINE GAMBLING ASSOCIATION OBJECTS TO GREEK TAX PROPOSALS

02nd February, 2011 at 08:48:17
6 percent on turnover is just not viable says Remote Gaming Association

The ink has hardly dried on the Greek Cabinet's approval of its new online licensing and taxation regime (passed on January 27) and already the 6 percent tax on turnover is causing waves.

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A BARONESS FOR BETFAIR

02nd February, 2011 at 08:48:17
Online gambling group appoints a new non-executive director

Internet betting group Betfair has announced the appointment as a non-executive director of Baroness Denise Kingsmill CBE with effect from 1 February 2011. Baroness Kingsmill will also sit on Betfair's Audit Committee.

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LMA SIGNS UP FOR NEW ONLINE BINGO SITE WITH DRAGONFISH

02nd February, 2011 at 02:52:05
As yet unnamed site will be back by extensive marketing

888.com's b2b online bingo vendor Dragonfish has clinched another deal, signing up LMA Gaming for an internet bingo operation under a brand to be revealed later.

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ANOTHER CHANNEL TO REPEAL THE UIGEA OPENS UP

02nd February, 2011 at 02:32:52
Businesses invited to speak up on laws that hamper economic growth

A US government initiative to act against laws that are hampering economic growth may present the online gambling industry with the opportunity to strike a blow against the universally unpopular and growth-inhibiting Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act...and at least one pro-industry body has taken up the challenge.

Full Story: Another Channel To Repeal The Uigea Opens Up »

MOBILE PHONE BOOM PROMISING FOR GAMBLING COMPANIES

02nd February, 2011 at 02:32:52
And Android is the platform of choice

The continuing rise in revenues generated through the mobile gambling sector makes this one of the exciting growth areas in the gambling industry, and this week the international research company Canalsys outlined an outstanding future.

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PC SALES BUOYED BY IPAD MARKET GROWTH

02nd February, 2011 at 02:32:52
Q4 PC sales rise 19 percent globally

Despite difficult economic conditions, global sales of personal computers - including the popular new tablet computers - soared 19 percent in the last quarter of 2010, reports research company Canalsys.

Full Story: Pc Sales Buoyed By Ipad Market Growth »