Gambling News 04th October, 2011

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ONLINE GAMBLING TRADE ASSOCIATION TAKES GREEKS TO TASK

04th October, 2011 at 10:28:52
Complaint lodged with European Commission on OPAP tax breaks

The Remote Gambling Association, a trade body that represents the interests of many major European internet gambling companies has lodged a complaint with the European Commission, challenging the legitimacy of new tax laws in Greece and how they give gambling monopoly OPAP an unfair economic advantage.

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INDIANA CLAMPS DOWN ON INTERNET CAFE GAMBLING

04th October, 2011 at 10:28:52
State excise police given authority to enforce ban.

Indiana officials are clamping down on new electronic gambling computers by giving the state excise police authority to remove them and fine businesses, reports the Associated Press news agency.

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MULTI-PLAYER ROULETTE ADDED TO QUICKFIRE GAMING SUITE

04th October, 2011 at 04:59:20
Microgaming platform takes social gaming to the next level with the launch of multi-player roulette

Microgaming's Quickfire division has released its first multi-player online casino game with the launch of Multi-Player Roulette, which will be made available to QuickFire operators before the end of the year, with Bet3000 leading the charge as the first operator.

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INDUSTRY CHIEFS DISCUSS ONLINE GAMBLING

04th October, 2011 at 04:59:20
G2E panel particularly interested in online poker

The first of the special panel discussions devoted to online gambling at this year's G2E expo and conference in Las Vegas took place Monday, examining the need for more political education on internet gambling, the benefits of regulation, excluding criminal influences, and fair taxation as industry execs got to grips with the impending reality of legalised online poker.

Full Story: Industry Chiefs Discuss Online Gambling »

SPORTNCO EXPANSION ON TRACK (Update)

04th October, 2011 at 04:59:20
France-Pari's merged operations have Europe in mind

Spokesmen for Sportnco, the consolidated B2B sportsbook operation owned by France-Pari confirmed at EiG Milan that the company was on track with its ambitious plans to expand further into Europe through nations that are currently shaping up as regulated jurisdictions like Denmark, Germany, Spain, Belgium and Greece.

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TOP LAND GAMBLING MACHINE SUPPLIER EYES ONLINE POSSIBILITIES

04th October, 2011 at 04:59:20
Another G2E exhibitor shows a keen interest in legalised online gambling with the formation of a new division

One of the top US suppliers of gambling games and equipment, Bally Technologies has used the G2E conference and expo currently taking place in Las Vegas as the launchpad for a new business division - Bally Interactive.

Full Story: Top Land Gambling Machine Supplier Eyes Online Possibilities »

ONLINE CASINO PIGGS PEAK TO CLOSE? (Update)

04th October, 2011 at 04:59:20
Latest court decisions render operations from Swaziland untenable

Casino Enterprises, the owner of the Swaziland-based Piggs Peak and other online casinos, has told employees that the operation is to close at the end of November, according to reports today in the newspaper Swazi Observer.

Full Story: Online Casino Piggs Peak To Close? (update) »

SPORTING SOLUTIONS SIGN UP BLUE SQUARE AND 888 SPORT

04th October, 2011 at 04:59:20
Continued growth at burgeoning outsource pricing service

Sporting Solutions, the B2B in-play trading and pricing division of the Sporting Index Group, has announced that Blue Square and 888sport are the latest sportsbook brands to join its fast-growing service.

Full Story: Sporting Solutions Sign Up Blue Square And 888 Sport »