Gambling News 22nd February, 2011

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PLAYTECH AND WILLIAM HILL FALLING OUT?

22nd February, 2011 at 14:25:34
William Hill secures injunction against business partner Playtech

Industry observers are speculating on the exact nature of litigation by William Hill Plc against its partner Playtech Plc which surfaced this week.

Full Story: Playtech And William Hill Falling Out? »

DOSB SUBMITS PROPOSAL TO GERMAN HEADS OF STATE (Update)

22nd February, 2011 at 14:25:34
Dual model proposed to trial for two years

Germany 's imminent gathering of its sixteen heads of state this week will see the issue of gaming brought to the fore again (see previous reports).

Full Story: Dosb Submits Proposal To German Heads Of State (update) »

NEW LICENSEE FOR MAHJONG LOGIC

22nd February, 2011 at 14:25:34
Coalition of Asian websites now offering online mahjong

Online Mahjong software provider, Mahjong Logic, has signed a new licensee Golden Mango which represents a coalition of Asian websites focused on live dealer games and now offering online mahjong via Mahjong Logic's turnkey software offering.

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TOTAL SPORTSBET ACQUISITION BACKED BY SHAREHOLDERS (Update)

22nd February, 2011 at 09:27:24
Near unanimous vote on remaining minority stake

The Irish Times reports that Irelands largest bookmaker Paddy Power's shareholders have given their near unanimous vote at an extraordinary general meeting held in Dublin to purchase the remaining minority stake in Australian bookmaker Sportsbet.

Full Story: Total Sportsbet Acquisition Backed By Shareholders (update) »

CHAIRMAN RESIGNS FROM TIPP24 SUPERVISORY BOARD

22nd February, 2011 at 09:27:24
Jaenecke to pursue personal plans

Klaus F. Jaenecke has tendered his resignation to Tipp24's Executive Board effective on the completion of the 2011 AGM.

Full Story: Chairman Resigns From Tipp24 Supervisory Board »

SPORTS BETTING: YES - ONLINE GAMBLING: NO IN NEW JERSEY

22nd February, 2011 at 01:25:53
Unexpected opinions in new research study

With industry attention focused on the state of New Jersey and whether governor Chris Christie will sign into law a bill legalising online gambling, a new study released this week produced some surprising results.

Full Story: Sports Betting: Yes - Online Gambling: No In New Jersey »