Gambling News 30th July, 2011

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IS GREECE ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH THE E.C. OVER ONLINE GAMBLING?

30th July, 2011 at 03:19:02
Finance minister's comments highlight an apparent disregard for the European Union's enforcement arm

One of the critical elements in the resolution of Greece's perilous financial situation (see previous reports) is the fate of state gambling monopoly OPAP and the legalisation of online gambling that could enhance its value. Both are essential components in the nation's undertakings to the EU and IMF to meet its debt obligations by selling off state assets.

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BRITISH COLUMBIA ONLINE GAMBLING TO GO MOBILE?

30th July, 2011 at 03:19:02
BCLC may expand its internet gambling offering to mobile phones and tablets.

The first Canadian province to offer online gambling, British Columbia, now has plans to expand operations into the mobile and tablet online market, according to a report this week in the publication BC Local.

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LATEST GAMBLING PREVALENCE STUDY RELEASED BY UK GAMBLING COMMISSION

30th July, 2011 at 03:19:02
0.07 percent increase in remote gambling is almost entirely due to more online buying of national lottery tickets

The latest UK gambling prevalence study, conducted by independent specialist ICM Research, has been released by the UK Gambling Commission.

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