Gambling News 01st February, 2012

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TIPP24 EXCEEDS OWN FORECASTS IN 2011

01st February, 2012 at 09:27:19
Another excellent year yields record earnings

German online gambling company, Tipp24 SE has exceeded its own forecasts for 2011 with record earnings for its twelfth consecutive year.

Full Story: Tipp24 Exceeds Own Forecasts In 2011 »

MACAU 'S RISE CONTINUES

01st February, 2012 at 09:27:19
Chinese New Year a boost for casinos

Macau 's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau revealed a 35 percent rise in casino revenues to 25 billion patacas ($13.1 billion) during the month of January 2012, largely attributable again to Chinese mainland tourists and the Lunar New Year holiday.

Full Story: Macau 's Rise Continues »

IOC MEETING TO DISCUSS CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL BETTING

01st February, 2012 at 09:27:19
Olympic body wants more commitment towards combatting underground sports gambling

Just six months before the 2012 Olympics kick-off in London, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will hold a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland this week with various stake holders that include betting operators, Government officials, Interpol and sports leaders to finalise recommendations on defeating illegal sports betting.

Full Story: Ioc Meeting To Discuss Crackdown On Illegal Betting »

NETENT DOES IT AGAIN WITH MASSIVE JACKPOT WIN

01st February, 2012 at 04:52:59
Euro 6.9million won on NetEnt's Mega Fortune

Another massive progressive jackpot win - this one for Euro 6,864,858 - has been announced on Net Entertainment's progressive jackpot slot, Mega Fortune by an online player at the Paf.com internet casino.

Full Story: Netent Does It Again With Massive Jackpot Win »

UTAH ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING LEGISLATION LAUNCHED

01st February, 2012 at 04:52:59
Republican politician makes good on his promises

Threats made earlier this year to introduce legislation blocking any attempt to legalise online gambling in Utah (see previous reports) were made good by Republican Representative Stephen Sandstrom this week.

Full Story: Utah Anti-online Gambling Legislation Launched »

WEDNESDAY IS CRUNCH DAY FOR WASHINGTON DC ONLINE GAMBLING (Update)

01st February, 2012 at 04:52:59
Finance and Revenue Committee membership could vote to progress a repeal of legalisation law

Issues surrounding alleged contract award irregularities have spilled over onto the controversial legalisation of online gambling thirteen months ago in Washington DC as politicians re-examine the events leading up to the legalisation approval attached to a supplementary budget measure.

Full Story: Wednesday Is Crunch Day For Washington Dc Online Gambling (update) »

INTERNET ANTI-FRAUD COMPANY IDENTIFIES DANGER AREAS

01st February, 2012 at 04:52:59
Iovation names the top 5 countries from which the most online fraud attempts are made.

The internet anti-fraud protection company Iovation has claimed that transactions originating from the country of Ghana are most likely to correlate to fraud.

Full Story: Internet Anti-fraud Company Identifies Danger Areas »