Gambling News 16th June, 2011

The news service here at azonlinecasinos.com provides content from respected news sources across the gaming industry. The news is sourced from dedicated reporters responsible for gathering content across related verticals, including current news on gamblibg legislation, land-based gambling, games development, software licensing, casino, bingo and sports/bookmaker news. For specific poker news, check out the Bluffed Poker website.

The news is updated instantly on the website or in the case of third party news items, within minutes of the report being received to our dedicated Newscenter mailbox. There is also an RSS feed containing all new stories.

For more information, please contact the news editor by telephone on (UK) +44 845 833 0462 (9am - 5pm GMT) or by email to editor [a@t] azonlinecasinos .com with any queries. * Please do not use this email address for advertising requests * (see contact page).

CASINO REWARDS GROUP EXPANDS

16th June, 2011 at 15:43:15
Villento and Rich Reels acquired?

The Casino Rewards group appears increasingly to be the white knight of choice when Microgaming-powered online casinos decide to call it a day. In the past the group has acquired several troubled online casinos, expanding its group to one of the biggest on the Internet.

Full Story: Casino Rewards Group Expands »

NEW JERSEY GOING AFTER ONLINE LOTTERY ACTION?

16th June, 2011 at 15:43:15
Proposal will allow players to purchase lottery numbers via the internet and mobile phones.

New Jersey, the US state known for its progressive attitude toward online gambling (see previous reports) is apparently considering the introduction of internet and mobile phone purchasing of state lottery numbers.

Full Story: New Jersey Going After Online Lottery Action? »

WASHINGTON DC: ONLINE GAMBLING MAY BE SHORTLIVED (Update)

16th June, 2011 at 04:07:47
Decision to permit internet gambling to be reviewed

The decision by the Washington DC Council to permit internet gambling in the district (see previous reports) may be short-lived, according to reports in the Washington Post this week.

Full Story: Washington Dc: Online Gambling May Be Shortlived (update) »

JAXX - MYBET BOOSTS PLAYER VERIFICATION

16th June, 2011 at 04:07:47
New ID checking system protects against fraudsters and verifies players on signup

The online gambling operations of Jaxx and MyBet have been given a further level of protection against fraudsters and attempts at access by minors with the implementation of new ID verification software from specialist company 192business.

Full Story: Jaxx - Mybet Boosts Player Verification »