Gambling News 11th January, 2012

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BETFAIR APPEASES SOME PUNTERS OVER VOIDED BETS (Update)

11th January, 2012 at 14:03:15
Certain categories to receive ex gratia payment

Betfair has released a statement following a backlash from punters and industry observers over the company voiding bets on the Christmas Hurdle horse race at Leopardstown last month following a technology failure (see previous report).

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WOMAN INTERNET PUNTER STOLE TO FEED GAMBLING HABIT

11th January, 2012 at 08:49:44
GBP 76,000 taken by accounts administrator

A Duxford, UK woman with a passion for internet bingo has been sentenced to 16 months imprisonment for defrauding a company she worked for of GBP 76,081, taken to feed her gambling habit.

Full Story: Woman Internet Punter Stole To Feed Gambling Habit »

GTECH G2 TO DEBUT NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY IN 2012

11th January, 2012 at 08:49:44
Plans to boost game development, mobile gaming and technologies

Lottomatica's online arm GTECH G2 has teased its audience with the promise of new things to come in the immediate and near future.

Full Story: Gtech G2 To Debut New Products And Technology In 2012 »

DANSKE SPIL WINS TRADEMARK CASE AGAINST LADBROKES (Update)

11th January, 2012 at 08:49:44
... and the exclusive right to use "Danske Spil"

Danish state-controlled monopoly Danske Spil has emerged the victor in a marketing law and trademark infringement case against Ladbrokes relating to a marketing campaign run by the bookmaker in the country in 2008.

Full Story: Danske Spil Wins Trademark Case Against Ladbrokes (update) »

BETFAIR IN KEY RACEDAY SPONSORSHIP

11th January, 2012 at 08:49:44
But will company renew racegoers faith in the company after Irish betting debacle?

A special " Taunton's Richest Raceday " event will be sponsored by online betting exchange Betfair.

Full Story: Betfair In Key Raceday Sponsorship »

ATLANTIC CITY REVENUES UP IN DECEMBER

11th January, 2012 at 01:21:44
4.2 percent increase over 2010...but last December was impacted by bad weather

Atlantic City operators will be taking some comfort from the latest official casino performance figures for the month of December, which show a 4.2 percent improvement over the corresponding period in 2010, although it should be noted that December of that year saw major snow storms that shut down the region for several days.

Full Story: Atlantic City Revenues Up In December »