Gambling News 29th April, 2011

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BETSSON ENDS G.MATICA TALKS (Update)

29th April, 2011 at 15:44:48
Italian joint venture is not to be

Joint venture talks initiated earlier this year between Swedish gambling company Betsson and Italy's Alma Viva gaming division G.Matica Srl. (see previous reports) have been terminated.

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ONLINE BINGO FROM SWISS LOTTO COMPANY

29th April, 2011 at 15:44:48
First online bingo site in Switzerland, claims Swisslos

A new online bingo offering went live this week at Bingo.ch, launched by Swiss lottery firm Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie.

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BETTING ANNIVERSARY

29th April, 2011 at 03:27:33
May Day also marks the 50th anniversary of legalised UK betting shops

Stan Hey, a writer for The Independent newspaper in the UK, marked an important betting anniversary this week in an informative and amusing article on the legalisation of British betting shops fifty years ago.

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AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ONLINE GAMBLING TO BE HEARD (Update)

29th April, 2011 at 03:27:33
House Judiciary Committee hearing will be attended by PPA

The Poker Players Alliance has revealed that it is talking to political staffers connected with the House Judiciary Committee, along with members of Congress, in preparation for a Department of Justice oversight hearing next Tuesday.

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