Gambling News 09th March, 2012

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SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENTARIANS RECOMMEND ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATION (Update)

09th March, 2012 at 14:38:14
If internet gambling is a fact of life, it's time to benefit in terms of jobs and tax revenues

South African members of parliament serving on the National Assembly's Trade and Industry Oversight Committee during the recent hearings on internet gambling (see previous reports) have recommended that the pastime should be legalised, the Independent newspaper reported Friday.

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OPENBET INSTANT WIN GAMES ON SKY VEGAS

09th March, 2012 at 14:38:14
Online casino expands offering with a new range of games

Online casino Sky Vegas has augmented its online casino offering with a variety of instant win games originating from Openbet for players wanting a quick flutter.

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TEEPEE GAMES IN DEAL WITH CASUAL GAMING START UP

09th March, 2012 at 14:38:14
New face in the social gaming scene established by St Minver founder

Online portal and Facebook App TeePee Games has partnered with Gibraltar-based gaming start up Nektan.

Full Story: Teepee Games In Deal With Casual Gaming Start Up »

UNIBET DEDICATED LIVE CASINO ROOM FROM EVOLUTION

09th March, 2012 at 14:38:14
Branded room, tables, dealer uniforms and backdrops in live casino room exclusive to Unibet

Live dealer provider Evolution Gaming has launched a Live Casino room that is exclusively dedicated and branded for online gaming operator Unibet, in addition to the existing Unibet live casino which it launched in 2009.

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MALTA GAMBLING AUTHORITY SHOWS ITS TEETH

09th March, 2012 at 14:38:14
Sanctions and suspensions

The Malta Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) has announced sanctions against Everleaf Gaming Ltd along with the suspension of licencee Mowjow Gaming Limited and Mowjow Technology Limited.

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MULTIPLE SPANISH PARTNERSHIPS FOR GTECH G2

09th March, 2012 at 09:13:35
GTECH G2 popular with Spanish operators

Lottomatica interactive subsidiary GTECH G2 has announced a host of new sign-ups in software supply deals that include some of the largest land-based operators in the Spanish market.

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DOGA WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

09th March, 2012 at 09:13:35
Prominent operators join Danish trade association

Information provided on the Danish Online Gambling Association (DOGA) website, founded by then prospective licencees bet365, Betfair, Sportingbet and Unibet in December 2011, has welcomed three prominent online operators Ladbrokes, Betsson and Bet24 to the trade association's membership.

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PMU LAUNCHES EXTENSIVE MEDIA CAMPAIGN

09th March, 2012 at 09:13:35
French market leader invests in growing its market share

French online gaming operator and former French monopoly Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has launched an extensive marketing campaign continuing with its popular 2010 and 2011 Jockey-featured advertisements.

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SPORTINGBET LOSES GAMBLING APPEAL IN SPAIN (Update)

09th March, 2012 at 02:02:13
Codere's spoiling tactics exclude foreign and unlicensed competition

Codere's spoiling strategy of initiating legal actions against unlicensed internet gambling competitors in Spain (see previous reports) has paid off once again against Sportingbet. The latter's appeal to the Madrid-based Mercantile Court has been defeated, with the judge finding that its activities in Spain were illegal and therefore prohibited.

Full Story: Sportingbet Loses Gambling Appeal In Spain (update) »

IS PORTUGAL MOVING TOWARD REGULATED ONLINE GAMBLING?

09th March, 2012 at 02:02:13
Cash strapped government re-considering its position on internet gambling

Portugal, traditionally an opponent of online gambling which was seen as a threat to its state lottery monopoly, appears to be changing course on the desirability of regulating, licensing...and of course taxingâEURŠ online gambling.

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SACRAMENTO COPY STORE WAS A COVER FOR ONLINE GAMBLING

09th March, 2012 at 02:02:13
More gambling than scanning in this back room

Fox News reports that police in Sacramento, California shut down a copy store Thursday for allegedly hosting illegal internet gambling.

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