Gambling News 06th February, 2011

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LADBROKES 888 MERGER TALKS IN DOUBT? (Update)

06th February, 2011 at 14:55:58
Ladbrokes offer rejected as too low by 888

British media are reporting that merger talks between Ladbrokes and 888 may have come to an impasse over price.

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ECOGRA ACCREDITS RED FLUSH AND CASINO LA VIDA

06th February, 2011 at 02:14:19
Red Flush and Casino La Vida can now display Safe and Fair seal from player protection body

Two internet casinos in the Club Red Gaming online gambling group, Red Flush and Casino La Vida (see the AZOC online casino directory for information on both casinos), have successfully passed a tough inspection process to secure accreditation with the independent player protection and standards organisation eCOGRA.

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24 DETAINED IN NEW YORK ONLINE LOTTERY GAMBLING RAIDS

06th February, 2011 at 02:14:19
Charges involve online gambling on the Dominican lottery

A five month investigation that started with complaints by neighbours and ended in a series of major police raids has seen 24 people detained in a suburb in the lower Hudson Valley in New York, according to local media reports.

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PAKISTANI CRICKETERS BANNED FOR BETTING FRAUD

06th February, 2011 at 02:14:19
Internet betting sites assist in anti-corruption moves

Friday's announcement by the International Cricket Board that significant bans had been handed out to cricketers involved in a betting scandal has again reinforced the message that corruption will not be tolerated in sport.

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