Gambling News 06th July, 2011

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AGA PLANS TO INTRODUCE NEW BILL

06th July, 2011 at 14:58:38
No support for Barton bill from U.S. Trade Association

Frank Fahrenkopf, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA), the national trade association for the commercial casino industry in the U.S., delivered his keynote address at the Gaming Executive Summit in Madrid this week.

Full Story: Aga Plans To Introduce New Bill »

NEW CHIEF EXEC FOR GREAT FOUNDATION

06th July, 2011 at 07:53:31
Handover will work in tandem with outgoing incumbent

The GREaT Foundation (Great) charity organisation that promotes responsible gambling has appointed Marc Etches as its new Chief Executive, effective July 1 2011.

Full Story: New Chief Exec For Great Foundation »

ALDERNEY GREEN LIGHT FOR CAYETANO GAMING

06th July, 2011 at 04:49:32
Internet gambling software provider now working with Alderney-licensed Operators

Online casino game developer Cayetano Gaming has been successful in obtaining a software supplier certificate from the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, allowing it to license its internet casino games to Alderney operators for the first time.

Full Story: Alderney Green Light For Cayetano Gaming »

NEW BOSS AT ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANY

06th July, 2011 at 04:49:32
Betsafe exec gets the top job at Cherryforetagen

Emil Sunvisson has been named as the new president and chief executive of Swedish online gambling company Cherryforetagen AB, replacing Gunnar Lind, whose departure after five years at the helm was recently announced (see previous reports).

Full Story: New Boss At Online Gambling Company »

BLAST FROM THE PAST AS BETONSPORTS PLAYERS ARE PAID - SORT OF.

06th July, 2011 at 04:49:32
4.6 percent paid out from the demise of a one-time internet gambling giant

Six years ago it would have seemed unlikely that the at that time giant online gambling group BetonSports could fail. Steered by its high profile and aggressive chief exec David Carruthers, the company had tens of thousands of players on its books and was a constant presence in the US media due to innovative and in-your-face marketing.

Full Story: Blast From The Past As Betonsports Players Are Paid - Sort Of. »

U.S. POLITICIAN BLEW PARTY FUNDS ON INTERNET GAMBLING

06th July, 2011 at 04:49:32
Another Linwood Payment Solutions casualty?

The US enforcement "sting" on payment processor Linwood Payment Solutions (see previous reports) may have claimed another victim, according to reports in The Denver Post Tuesday.

Full Story: U.s. Politician Blew Party Funds On Internet Gambling »

DEMOCRAT COMES OUT IN FAVOUR OF U.S. LEGALISATION

06th July, 2011 at 04:49:32
Senator Rockefeller gives his thoughts on reducing the US deficit

The Democrat senator for West Virginia, Jay Rockefeller has come out in favour of the US legalization of online gambling on his website at http:// rockefeller.senate.gov/press/record.cfm?id=333382&.

Full Story: Democrat Comes Out In Favour Of U.s. Legalisation »