Gambling News 31st May, 2011

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FORTUNA MAKES IT'S MOVE (Update)

31st May, 2011 at 13:08:09
Czech gambling group bids for bankrupt state lottery

Driven into bankruptcy by its creditors, the Czech national lottery Sazka (see previous reports) is now in the hands of bankruptcy administrator Josef Cupka, and a bid has already been offered.

Full Story: Fortuna Makes It's Move (update) »

NETPLAY RECOVERING GROUND

31st May, 2011 at 05:18:06
But EBITDA still lags

NetPlay TV, the UK interactive television gambling company, announced its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2010 this week.

Full Story: Netplay Recovering Ground »

GREEK SCANDAL BREWING AT OPAP

31st May, 2011 at 05:18:06
Five execs accused of fraud involving millions

The Greek newspaper Ekathimerini reports that a major scandal involving the state gambling monopoly OPAP is brewing following fraud charges laid Monday by an Athens prosecutor.

Full Story: Greek Scandal Brewing At Opap »

OKLAHOMA MEN INDICTED ON INTERNET GAMBLING CHARGES

31st May, 2011 at 04:43:49
Allegations that Konawa man operated an online sports betting website for two years

Two men have been indicted by an Oklahoma grand jury for running an online sports betting website over the past two years.

Full Story: Oklahoma Men Indicted On Internet Gambling Charges »

BETFAIR LOSES ANOTHER EXEC (Update)

31st May, 2011 at 04:43:49
Key technical manager departs

Online gambling group Betfair's management woes (see previous reports) continued this week with reports that Matt Carter, a ten year veteran in the company responsible for technical architecture and advanced technology, is leaving.

Full Story: Betfair Loses Another Exec (update) »