Gambling News 20th June, 2011

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AUSSIE ANTI-GAMBLING BILL TABLED (Update)

20th June, 2011 at 14:13:56
Politician submits bill restricting a variety of gambling activities

A private member's bill has been formally tabled by Australia's anti-gambling independent politician Senator Nick Xenophon.

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COMPANY SET TO CAPITALISE ON U.S. ONLINE GAMBLING

20th June, 2011 at 10:31:59
Venture company is backed by prominent land casino executies

Former entertainment industry executive, Jon Richmond (53) is expected to be named chief executive officer of U.S. Digital Gaming (USDG), a casino executive-backed venture founded in 2009, reported The Wall Street Journal.

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UK GAMBLING ACT UNDER REVIEW?

20th June, 2011 at 04:34:04
Independent report claims laws limit operator capacity; tax too heavily

The independent business services firm Ernst and Young has published a report on the UK Gambling Act commissioned by the National Casino Industry Forum...and its findings are not happy conclusions.

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BET365 REPORTS ANOTHER MAJOR WINNER

20th June, 2011 at 04:34:04
Deal or No Deal awards a GBP100 000 jackpot to player from Colchester

Online gambling group bet365 has reported another big June winner following a GBP100 000 hit on its Deal or No Deal game.

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