Gambling News 17th July, 2011

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FAST MOVE ON UK OFFSHORE INTERNET GAMBLING TAX

17th July, 2011 at 15:48:25
Parliamentary announcement squeezed into Monday's House of Commons schedule

The UK government appears to be moving quickly on its previously announced intention to impose secondary licensing - and taxation - on offshore internet gambling companies accessing the British market (see previous reports).

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FACING UP TO PROBLEM GAMBLING

17th July, 2011 at 04:20:08
The OLG in Canada has a new weappon to fight problem gambling

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has embarked on an interesting new technological initiative to identify and block problem or self-excluded gamblers from its activities.

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PHILIPPINES HASSLES FOR ONLINE CASINOS

17th July, 2011 at 04:20:08
City mayor and council clash over internet casino permit

Internet casinos in Cebu City in the Philippines are in danger of losing their permits to operate even if they are duly accredited by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor), reports the local publication Sun Star.

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