Gambling News 05th January, 2012

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WILL HILL BECOMES OFFICIAL FA SUPPORTER

05th January, 2012 at 14:16:39
High profile football sponsorship will strengthen communication platforms

Bookmaker William Hill has become an Official Supporter of England and The FA Cup joining the sponsorship roster for a two and a half-year term running to the end of The FA Cup and FIFA World Cup 2014.

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GEOBET GAMBLING NETWORK LAUNCHED

05th January, 2012 at 14:16:39
Company positions network for tribal casinos and smaller land-based casino operators

International Arts Management Corp (IAMC) this week announced the launch of GEOBet.com, a global gambling network operated by Olympian Trading Limited and North Star Entertainment Limited.

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SPECTRUM GAMING GROUP ACQUIRES MARKET RESEARCH FIRM

05th January, 2012 at 14:16:39
Established business already rooted in gambling industry

Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and professional services firm serving public and private sector clients worldwide, has announced the completion of the acquisition of New Jersey-based market research firm EE Johnson Research.

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FDJ REPORTS STRONG RESULTS

05th January, 2012 at 08:16:57
2011 a record year

72 percent State-owned French national lottery operator Française des Jeux (FdJ) has ended its year on a high, reporting turnover of Euro 11.4 Billion, an increase of 8.4 percent over 2010.

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CENTREBET WINS TAX DISPUTE (Update)

05th January, 2012 at 08:16:57
Australian tax authorities settle litigation

British gambling firm Sportingbet PLC 's subsidiary Centrebet will receive a welcome boost from the Australian Taxation Office amounting to around A$91 million following a settlement agreement signed late last month, reports the Sydney Herald.

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NEW JERSEY SENATOR HITS AN INTERNET GAMBLING SPEED BUMP (Update)

05th January, 2012 at 03:48:23
Latest attempt to legalise intrastate online gambling postponed on constitutional grounds

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has again relied on constitutional provisions to delay the latest attempt by state Senator Ray Lesniak to legalise intrastate online gambling, reports NJ.com.

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WEATHER LOTTERY LOSSES MOUNT (Update)

05th January, 2012 at 03:48:23
Pre-tax losses now top GBP 789 000

The UK-based The Weather Lottery plc's venture into online gambling appears to be getting into ever-deeper water, with the latest update from the company (see previous reports) showcasing widening losses.

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