Gambling News 21st February, 2012

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MALAYSIAN COPS NAIL 5 ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATIONS

21st February, 2012 at 03:42:26
Late night raids Monday result in 21 arrests

Malaysian police were again active late Monday night, raiding five food stores acting as fronts for online gambling operations.

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MEDIA PRESSURE BUILDS FOR UK SECONDARY TAX ON ONLINE GAMBLING (Update)

21st February, 2012 at 03:42:26
Britain loses out to offshore operators, say betting companies

Adding to media pressure for a more equitable UK online gambling playing field this week is an article in The Independent newspaper quoting top betting company executives.

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ASIAN KIDS AT GREATER RISK IN GAMBLING

21st February, 2012 at 03:42:26
New study shows that British Asian children who gamble are twice as likely to become addicted as white children.

The BBC reports that a new study by the University of Salford and the National Centre for Social Research has found that Asian Brits of a certain age are more susceptible to gambling addiction than their white contemporaries.

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