Gambling News 22nd March, 2012

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ROW OVER PAGCOR INTERNET CAFES

22nd March, 2012 at 12:54:23
Some enterprises are facing closure because they are operating in the wrong locations

ABS-CBN News in the Philippines reports that a number of online gaming stations of state-run casino operator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) are facing closure because they are operating in illegal locations.

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JACKPOT PARTY CASINO LAUNCHES GORILLA CHIEF 2 ONLINE SLOT

22nd March, 2012 at 07:13:17
5 reeler adapted from a popular land slot

Jackpot Party Casino has released its latest online slot, Gorilla Chief 2, which is an internet version of a popular land game developed by parent WMS.

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FORMER LADBROKES MANAGER JOINS FRENCH SOFTWARE COMPANY

22nd March, 2012 at 07:13:17
Dutton recruited by La Francaise des Jeux subsidiary

LVS, the sports book software provider owned by French gambling giant La Française des Jeux, has announced that Nick Dutton, a former Ladbrokes IT exec, has been appointed into the new role of Programme Director.

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KENTUCKY INTERNET GAMBLING DOMAINS CONFISCATED

22nd March, 2012 at 04:09:44
With an appeal still under consideration, Judge Wingate moves again

Kentucky judge Thomas Wingate, who earned some notoriety almost four years ago when he claimed jurisdiction and seized 141 internet gambling domains, has now issued a forfeiture order on 132 of those assets.

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CANADA SPORT BETTING BILL PASSES SECOND READING IN SENATE (Update)

22nd March, 2012 at 04:09:44
"Anyone who wants to bet on a football or hockey game is already doing it," says Senator.

A private member's bill launched by Canadian MP Joe Comartin seeking to allow single wager sports betting (see previous reports) has passed its second reading in the Senate, having successfully survived the House of Commons.

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TABCORP RAISES A$ 250 MILLION

22nd March, 2012 at 04:09:44
Subordinated Notes offer a success - funds will be used to pay down corporate debt

Australian gambling group Tabcorp Holdings Limited has announced that its offer of Tabcorp Subordinated Notes has been a success, raising A$ 250 million.

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