Gambling News 04th February, 2011

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SPANISH GOVERNMENT APPROVES DRAFT ON GAMING REGULATIONS (Update)

04th February, 2011 at 22:38:09
No further clarification on proposed tax regime

The Spanish Government's Council of Ministers has approved the draft bill on new gaming regulations and has committed to submitting the bill to Parliament within the next few weeks.

Full Story: Spanish Government Approves Draft On Gaming Regulations (update) »

SENIOR MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS AT BOYLESPORTS

04th February, 2011 at 22:38:09
Former Ladbrokes and Paddy Power management members join Irish firm.

Irish independent bookmaker and gaming operator, Boylesports, has appointed three new members to its senior management team for the Trading, Sportsbook and Gaming sectors within the business.

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LIVE STREAMING RIGHTS FOR NORDIC GAMING

04th February, 2011 at 22:38:09
Nordic and Baltic customers to be the first to experience the service

Malta-licensed Nordic Gaming Group Ltd has acquired the rights to the Watch&Bet live streaming service from sports media company PERFORM in a three-year deal finalised this week.

Full Story: Live Streaming Rights For Nordic Gaming »

AAMS RELEASES NEW ITALIAN ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATIONS

04th February, 2011 at 11:18:11
Extension of authorised gambling could result in revenues doubling

The long anticipated Italian online gambling regulations were released Thursday by Italian regulator AAMS and authorise operators to offer cash poker and casino games and multi-level tournaments.

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CHARTWELL LIVE DEALER FOR VICTOR CHANDLER

04th February, 2011 at 11:18:11
Latest product release includes suite of games and live dealer in the future

Online gaming operator Victor Chandler has launched Chartwell Games' latest product release, which positions them to deploy Chartwell's latest suite of four slot games as well as Live Dealer in the near future.

Full Story: Chartwell Live Dealer For Victor Chandler »

BELLAGIO BURGLAR TRIED TO SELL CHIPS ON THE INTERNET

04th February, 2011 at 01:33:40
Audacious robbery....awful follow up.

The US media was having a field day with the December 14th $1.5 million Bellagio chip theft story this week as the police arrest report on Anthony M. Carleo (29) was made public.

Full Story: Bellagio Burglar Tried To Sell Chips On The Internet »

AUSSIE RULES WILL NOT WORK FOR POKIE PLAYERS

04th February, 2011 at 01:33:40
Australian 'pre-commitment' plans for pokies will not work - but will push punters to the internet

The Australian parliamentary select committee on gambling reform (see previous reports) was told by a casino executive this week that the federal government's plan to force limits on how much people can bet on poker machines will not reduce problem gambling, and has been unsuccessfully tried elsewhere.

Full Story: Aussie Rules Will Not Work For Pokie Players »

EIGHT WHEEL ROULETTE FROM MICROGAMING

04th February, 2011 at 01:33:40
February's releases offer three slots and a new multi-wheel roulette concept

With Valentine's Day imminent, it was perhaps predictable that the February games release schedule from online gambling software provider Microgaming would include at least one romance-themed slot machine, and this has proved to be so, with the new 5 reel, 30 pay-line Queen of Hearts in the three slot line-up.

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