Gambling News 17th January, 2012

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ONLINE GAMBLING PAYMENT PROCESSOR PLEADS GUILTY

17th January, 2012 at 12:16:26
Ira Rubin the latest financial middleman to admit to wrongdoing

Ira Rubin, who was accused of helping process payments for online gambling businesses indicted on Black Friday, pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a Manhattan federal court Tuesday, reports the Bloomberg news service.

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COZY GAMES NAMES NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

17th January, 2012 at 12:00:24
Twenty year financial expert Tim Green appointed

Online gambling software provider Cozy Games has announced the appointment of Tim Green as chief operating officer to its Isle of Man licensed business.

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GIBRALTAR-BASED ONLINE BOOKIE TO SPONSOR CHESTER CUP

17th January, 2012 at 12:00:24
Stan James inks three year deal with UK racecourse

Online betting firm Stan James.com has announced that it will sponsor the Chester Cup at Chester after agreeing a three-year deal with the racecourse.

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ENDEMOL AND 888 PARTNER IN LAUNCH OF NEW ITALIAN ONLINE GAME

17th January, 2012 at 12:00:24
The Money Drop is now live at 888.it

Leading online entertainment companies Endemol and 888.com have combined to launch an innovative new internet game branded The Money Drop on the 888.it website this week.

Full Story: Endemol And 888 Partner In Launch Of New Italian Online Game »

EUROPEAN LEADERS OF IN-PLAY BETTING NAMED

17th January, 2012 at 12:00:24
Independent research shows that William Hill and bet365 are slugging it out for the top spot

Britain's biggest bookmaker William Hill plc and internet betting company bet365 are named as the leaders in the fast growing in-play sports betting market, reports the Reuters news agency, quoting a survey of Europe's online betting firms by industry researcher Gambling Compliance.

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S.O.P.A. AUTHOR MAY HAVE JUST BLINKED (Update)

17th January, 2012 at 01:03:30
Texas Republican delays consideration and says he will tone down enforcement provisions

The controversial Stop Online Piracy Act and its draconian enforcement proposals appear to have been put on hold whilst the author, Texas Republican Party Rep. Lamar Smith, reconsiders its proposed content.

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