Gambling News 07th May, 2012

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VEIKKAUS LAUNCHES ANDROID APP

07th May, 2012 at 15:33:38
Android joins Nokia smartphone and iPhone applications

Finnish state owned lottery operator Veikkaus is now available in the Android market place, further expanding its reach into the mobile market.

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JAXX SPONSORS TOP TIER FOOTBALL TEAM

07th May, 2012 at 15:33:38
Adds to already extensive sports sponsorship portfolio

German online gambling operator JAXX SE's myBet will sponsor SpVgg Greuther FÃŒrth (FÃŒrth), a German association football club based in FÃŒrth, Bavaria.

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NO GAMBLING ON SOCIAL NETWORKS, SAY JAPANESE AUTHORITIES

07th May, 2012 at 10:43:08
Social network companies shares dip after clamp down warning

Japan 's Consumer Affairs Agency has warned social gaming websites that it will clamp down on offerings that include elements of gambling, Reuters reports, quoting from the Yomiuri newspaper.

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SOUTH AFRICANS PLAN TO TACKLE ILLEGAL GAMBLING

07th May, 2012 at 10:43:08
Minister calls for a clear strategy for dealing with all illegal gambling

Addressing the National Gambling and Liquor Policy Council Monday, South Africa 's Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies called for a clear national gambling strategy and action plan to tackle illegal gambling of all types.

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SIX NABBED IN THAI ONLINE BETTING RAID

07th May, 2012 at 10:43:08
Murder investigation leads to online baccarat and football betting operation

A Thai Police Task Force brought down an illegal online betting operation over the weekend, following an investigation into the alleged murder of a 19-year University student over an online football gambling debt.

Full Story: Six Nabbed In Thai Online Betting Raid »