Gambling News 30th May, 2012

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FRENCH ROULETTE JOINS B3W CASINO GAMES SUITE

30th May, 2012 at 15:02:57
New casino game through instant play

Online gaming group B3W has fattened its casino games suite with the addition of instant play French roulette.

Full Story: French Roulette Joins B3w Casino Games Suite »

ZYNGA LOBBYING FOR LEGAL ONLINE GAMBLING

30th May, 2012 at 07:53:41
Washington Lobby firm appointed

An interesting development has emerged with social game developer Zynga reportedly appointing Washington-based lobbying firm Bay Bridge Strategies.

Full Story: Zynga Lobbying For Legal Online Gambling »

DANISH AUTHORITY BANS UNLICENCED OPERATOR ADVERTISING

30th May, 2012 at 07:53:41
Covers all forms of advertising including sponsorships

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) or SKAT has banned advertising by unlicenced gambling operators in an advisory posted on its website this week.

Full Story: Danish Authority Bans Unlicenced Operator Advertising »

WILLIAM HILL EXITS AUSTRALIA

30th May, 2012 at 07:53:41
Traversing the straight and narrow to full compliance

Bookmaker William Hill has withdrawn its sports betting services from the Australian market in compliance with the stringent process involved in its Nevada gaming licence application.

Full Story: William Hill Exits Australia »

ASA CENSURES NETPLAY TV AD

30th May, 2012 at 07:53:41
Clips supercasino.com brand's advertising wings

A television advert for Netplay TV Group Ltd's supercasino.com brand was censured by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after the body received complaints that the ad irresponsibly glamorised gambling.

Full Story: Asa Censures Netplay Tv Ad »

BWIN.PARTY'S SOCIAL GAMING PLAN UNVEILED

30th May, 2012 at 03:45:58
Acquisition of Ukrainian content developer announced

The impatiently awaited detail on Bwin.Party digital entertainment's promised entry into the social gaming field (see previous reports) was finally provided by the online gambling giant in an announcement Wednesday.

Full Story: Bwin.party's Social Gaming Plan Unveiled »

IRISH ONLINE GAMBLING TAX POSTPONED?

30th May, 2012 at 03:45:58
Safe for another year....

Unconfirmed reports in a number of Irish internet publications suggest that the Irish taxman has postponed plans to extend Irish taxation to online gambling firms to 2014.

Full Story: Irish Online Gambling Tax Postponed? »

WRIGHT SPORTS BETTING BILL MAKES IT THROUGH CALIFORNIA SENATE (Update)

30th May, 2012 at 03:45:58
State Senate votes 32-2 to approve SB 1390

Legalised sports betting in California moved a step closer Tuesday when the state Senate approved Sen. Rod Wright's Bill SB1390 by 32 to 2, sending it to the House for further consideration.

Full Story: Wright Sports Betting Bill Makes It Through California Senate (update) »

HOMELAND SECURITY WATCH WORDS

30th May, 2012 at 03:45:58
Persecution theorists may be disappointed by one ommission

A recently released list of 'red flag alert' words used by the US Department of Homeland Security may prove a disappointment to gamblers who hew to the persecution theory that the Department is out to get them...the word 'gambling' is not on the list.

Full Story: Homeland Security Watch Words »

Q3 PERFORMANCE RELEASED BY SPORTINGBET

30th May, 2012 at 03:45:58
Aussie business accounts for 90 percent of profits

The UK publicly listed online gambling group Sportingbet plc released its Q3 numbers ended April 30 Wednesday, showing:

Full Story: Q3 Performance Released By Sportingbet »

RANK INTERACTIVE LAUNCHES COZY CONNECT MOBILE PLATFORM

30th May, 2012 at 03:45:58
Seventeen games selected for initial package

The online, mobile and social gaming technology specialist, Cozy Games announced Wednesday that Rank Interactive is the latest operator to go live with its Cozy Connect Mobile Platform, software designed to integrate third party games with its own unique gaming content.

Full Story: Rank Interactive Launches Cozy Connect Mobile Platform »