Gambling News 24th June, 2011

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TESTING LAB PUBLISHES NEW E-GAMBLING GUIDELINES

24th June, 2011 at 10:46:06
GLI claims that document is an international first in interactive gaming

The independent gambling test company Gaming Laboratories International has published what it claims is the world's first global interactive gaming standard.

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INTERNET CAFES BEWARE

24th June, 2011 at 03:13:46
Florida politician reintroduces anti-"sweepstakes" measure

Florida internet cafe owners offering "sweepstakes" style online gambling are again under threat following the reintroduction of legislation designed to outlaw the use of simulated gambling devices in Internet cafes and arcades, reports TC Palm.

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BETFAIR CO-FOUNDER GOES FROM BETTING TO OIL

24th June, 2011 at 00:32:08
Non-executive directorship on industrial oil re-refining group

Andrew Black, online betting exchange Betfair's co-founder has joined the board of Hydrodec, an industrial oil re-refining group, as a non-executive director. Black owns a 6 percent share in the company.

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WILL HILL CHALLENGE FOR FIFA WORLD CUP

24th June, 2011 at 00:32:08
Bid to increase the profile of women's sport in England

UK Bookmaker William Hill has challenged the English women's football team with the promise of the award of GBP 73 000 to the Women's Sports and Fitness Foundation charity (WSFF) if the team wins the FIFA 2011 World Cup.

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