Gambling News 26th August, 2011

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NOW KNOWN AS THE WILLIAM HILL SCOTTISH CUP

26th August, 2011 at 09:00:50
UK bookmaker in seven-figure title sponsorship deal

William Hill has entered into a three-year partnership with the Scottish Football Association that will see the UK bookmaker become the title sponsor of The Scottish Cup.

Full Story: Now Known As The William Hill Scottish Cup »

RUSSIA TURNS TO COURTS FOR ISP BAN ON ONLINE CASINOS

26th August, 2011 at 09:00:50
Prosecutors request court order to cut access

Russian prosecutors from the Far East city of Habarovsk have filed suit in the local courts requesting a court order that will force local internet service providers to cut off access to a list of unidentified online casino sites operating in the country according to the Vostok Report.

Full Story: Russia Turns To Courts For Isp Ban On Online Casinos »

CHERRY REPORTS STRONG GROWTH IN ONLINE PLAYERS

26th August, 2011 at 09:00:50
Company ceo calls for modern legislation on gambling

Swedish gaming company Cherryföretagen AB announced its six month interim report ending 30 June 2011 along with its second quarter results, this week.

Full Story: Cherry Reports Strong Growth In Online Players »

CAYETANO AND SKY VEGAS PARTNER UP

26th August, 2011 at 09:00:50
Cayetano casino games and slots to be licensed to BSkyB subsidiary

Online gaming company Cayetano Gaming will be supplying its casino games and a suite of slot machine games to online casino operator Sky Vegas in a supply deal signed this week.

Full Story: Cayetano And Sky Vegas Partner Up »

ONLINE OPERATIONS BOOST CZECH OPERATOR'S FIRST HALF

26th August, 2011 at 04:05:03
Fortuna posts a 19 percent improvement in H1-2011

The Czech online and land gambling group Fortuna Entertainment has posted its H1-2011 results, reporting that online operations have driven higher turnover.

Full Story: Online Operations Boost Czech Operator's First Half »

NEW JERSEY SENATOR RE-LAUNCHES ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION BILL (Update)

26th August, 2011 at 04:05:03
Desperate situation of NJ racing prompts a second attempt at legalisation

Good to his word, New Jersey Senator Ray Lesniak re-launched his proposal to legalise intrastate online gambling Thursday, reasoning that the horse-racing industry in New Jersey is in danger of collapsing if it does not receive subsidies possible from a regulated and legal intrastate internet gambling regime.

Full Story: New Jersey Senator Re-launches Online Gambling Legalisation Bill (update) »