Gambling News 20th February, 2011

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NORWAY ACTING AGAINST ONLINE GAMBLING SITES? (Update)

20th February, 2011 at 01:38:59
Press reports that ISP blocking is now a possibility

The Norwegian media, led initially by the newspaper Dagbladet, is reporting that Culture Minister Anniken Huitfeldt is actively considering ISP filtering to block foreign internet gambling operators including both online casinos and poker rooms.

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RESPONSIBLE GAMING STRATEGY LOWERS SVENSKA SPEL PROFITS

20th February, 2011 at 01:38:59
Sweden's state gambling monopoly wants to expand its offering

The dilemma facing Sweden's state online and land gambling monopoly Svenska Spel - how to hold back to avoid problem gambling and at the same time press forward to be successful - surfaced this week when the company reported net gaming revenues in decline for the second consecutive year.

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