Gambling News 19th March, 2011

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ZYNGA HACKER SENTENCED TO 2 YEARS

19th March, 2011 at 02:57:22
UK hacker sentenced for virtual chip theft

Ashley Mitchell, the 29 year old Brit who hacked into Zynga and stole $12 million-worth of virtual chips (see previous reports) was sentenced in the Exeter Crown Court this week, receiving two years in prison.

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LUCRATIVE STATE SPIN-OFF FROM GREEK ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATION

19th March, 2011 at 02:57:22
Licensing and levies estimated to provide millions annually

The draft law submitted by the Greek Finance Ministry to regulate the gambling market (see previous reports) will raise in the region of Euro 700 million reports capital.gr.

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LOTTERY TICKET THIEF NAILED

19th March, 2011 at 02:57:22
Consistency in lotto numbers selection pays off for the winner

A North Carolina convenience store owner faces the prospect of criminal action after being exposed by lottery investigators...and his victim received a very pleasant $88 000 surprise on lotto numbers she thought had been unsuccessful, reports the Lottery Post this week.

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