Gambling News 05th July, 2012

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188BET EXITS GERMAN INTERNET GAMBLING MARKET

05th July, 2012 at 11:00:52
Players advised that recent German legislation is the cause

Numerous internet sports betting information sites are advising their members that the UK online betting company 188bet has withdrawn from the German market, citing recent legislative developments that require operators to obtain a German gambling licence - something in very restricted numbers in the EU member nation.

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UNIBET AWARDED BELGIAN LICENCE

05th July, 2012 at 11:00:52
Five operators in latest tranche of licenses released

Online gambling group Unibet is among the latest batch of companies to receive online gambling licenses from the Belgian Gaming Commission, scoring an internet sports betting licence.

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ONLINE GAMBLING A POPULAR PASTIME DOWNUNDER

05th July, 2012 at 11:00:52
In 2010 there were 130,000 Aussies playing on offshore internet gambling sites...how many now?

The Canberra Times has quoted some interesting internet gambling numbers relevant to Australia, albeit from a 2010 survey.

Full Story: Online Gambling A Popular Pastime Downunder »

GVC REVENUES UP

05th July, 2012 at 03:57:32
Latest trading update to gambling services provider shows improvements

GVC Holdings plc, a provider of B2B and B2C services in the gambling sector, has issued a trading update for the six months trading to 30 June 2012.

Full Story: Gvc Revenues Up »

EC CHIEF REITERATES WARNING TO GAMBLING NATIONS (Update)

05th July, 2012 at 03:57:32
Barnier says that compliance with EU laws is essential

Michel Barnier, the head of the European Commission which enforces EU laws, reiterated his warning to European gambling regulators that action will be taken, including court proceedings, for non-compliance with European Union laws.

Full Story: Ec Chief Reiterates Warning To Gambling Nations (update) »