Gambling News 21st January, 2012

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BET365 EXTENDS RACING SPONSORSHIP

21st January, 2012 at 02:50:30
Good bet for all as sponsorship increases prize money and company profile

Online betting and gaming company Bet365 has extended its sponsorship of the Old Newton Cup and Lancashire Oaks races held at Haydock Park Racecourse in the United Kingdom in a further three-year agreement signed this week.

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KAHNAWAKE GAMING COMMISSION RELEASES DISPUTE STATS (Update)

21st January, 2012 at 02:50:30
Canadian regulator delivers on its promises of more transparency with more than 80 percent of resolutions in favour of the player.

In 2009, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) internet gambling licensing and regulatory authority made a commitment to improve the dispute resolution process for players of licensed operators (see previous reports). The extensive upgrading of this facility over the past year is reflected in the receipt of one of the Casinomeister coveted awards this week.

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ZYNGA CONFIRMS INTERNET GAMBLING INTEREST

21st January, 2012 at 02:50:30
Social gaming giant in talks with potential partners

Industry rumbles over the past few months on the possibility of an entry into the internet gambling sector by social gaming giant Zynga have been confirmed it seems by a company statement carried by Dow Jones-owned tech journal AllThingsD.com.

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FINNISH LOTTERY OPERATOR LAUNCH MOBILE CHANNEL

21st January, 2012 at 02:50:30
Veikkaus to focus on further expansion of mobile channel

Finnish lottery operator Veikkaus has launched a new mobile channel in conjunction with Nokia and digital services company Great Apes that will allow its customers to play games and the lottery using their Nokia smart phone mobile device.

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