Gambling News 29th December, 2011

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BUMPER CHRISTMAS FOR NORWEGIAN ONLINE PLAYER

29th December, 2011 at 10:07:22
Two big wins in as many days at Mr Green Casino

A forty year old Norwegian online player was doubly lucky at the Mr Green internet casino over the festive season, winning a jackpot worth Euro 137 000 when playing on the Hall of Gods slot machine on Christmas Eve, and then going on to win another Euro 34 000 on the following day whilst playing the just-released new slot Jack and the Beanstalk.

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HURDLES STILL FACE STATES WISHING TO LEGALISE ONLINE GAMBLING

29th December, 2011 at 03:01:36
Analysts continue to focus on DoJ's dramatic opinion change

The implications of the US Department of Justice's dramatic U-turn on online gambling and the Wire Act (see previous news items) continued to stimulate industry observers Wednesday.

Californians were reminded that the change of direction was a policy development that still presented states wishing to legalise with hurdles before initiatives could be achieved.

Important among these was clarification on states' rights - whether federal law and the constitution ...

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INDIAN ONLINE GAMBLING DEVELOPMENTS

29th December, 2011 at 03:01:36
But there's a problem with associated central government legislation

The bid by the Sikkim provincial government of India to regulate and legalise online gambling (see previous reports) took another step forward last week when the Sikkim Legislative Assembly unanimously passed the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulation) Amendment Bill.

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EXPENSIVE ONLINE GAMBLING DISAGREEMENT

29th December, 2011 at 03:01:36
Stanley International says current losses are partly attributable to dispute with company's founder

The Liverpool Daily Post reports that a disagreement between Liverpool land and online gaming firm Stanley International Betting and the estate of its founder, Lord Steinberg, has contributed to an annual pre-tax loss of more than GBP 3.4 million.

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