Gambling News 09th November, 2011

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BETWARE MEETS SPANISH COMPLIANCE TESTING

09th November, 2011 at 14:31:27
Mandatory requirement to attain Spanish licence complete

Icelandic interactive gambling software provider Betware 's gaming platform has achieved certification from Spanish testing laboratory BMM Spain, a mandatory requirement for the application process of general online gaming licences in Spain.

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YAZINO IN-SYNC SOCIAL CASINO GAMES

09th November, 2011 at 14:31:27
Hopes to "re-invent gambling"

UK-based social gaming start-up Yazino 's vision is "in-sync gaming", where players compete and interact in real-time using the internet, Android and iOS devices, giving them the edge in an already crowded social "free-to-play" gaming market that functions mainly through social network Facebook, reports AOLgames.com.

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CHAIR OF UK RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING BOARD APPOINTED

09th November, 2011 at 14:31:27
Succeeds outgoing Baroness Neuberger

The UK 's independent Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) has contracted the services of Brian Pomeroy as Chair until March 2013 as successor to outgoing Baroness Julia Neuberger whose three year term is coming to an end.

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NEW JERSEYANS SAY YES TO SPORTS BETTING

09th November, 2011 at 06:56:24
Referendum yields positive results for gambling proponents

Unofficial results on a New Jerse y ballot question on the legal right to sports betting showed 66 percent of voters in favour and 34 percent opposed.

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EX-BOOKKEEPER ARRESTED ON THEFT CHARGES

09th November, 2011 at 06:56:24
Used company funds to make "large payments" to internet gambling site

Christina Michele Bratcher (43), a bookkeeper from Colorado Springs, has been charged with felony theft following accusations that she skimmed almost $500 000 from her employer of the past seven years.

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MALAYSIAN COPS BUST ONLINE GAMBLING RING

09th November, 2011 at 00:59:16
No new car prize for these punters

Malaysian police have shut down an online gambling ring operating in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, halting a promotion that offered a new car as the main prize in a lucky draw.

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IGT PLANS TO INCREASE ONLINE GAMBLING PRESENCE

09th November, 2011 at 00:59:16
Increased interactive revenue flowing from the acquisition of Entraction Holding AB

The Reno-based gambling machine manufacturer and interactive supplier International Game Technology reported Tuesday on its Q4 fiscals, saying that profits more than doubled from a year earlier to $60 million.

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