Gambling News 16th July, 2012

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INPLAYMATRIX ASIAN DEAL COMES TO FRUITION

16th July, 2012 at 11:56:04
Agreement with BetButler produces results

An agreement between the UK online gambling firm BetButler and sportsbetting platform provider InplayMatrix signed on June 8 (see previous report) came to fruition this week as BetButler ramped up its push into the Asian market.

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IRISH ONLINE GAMBLING TAX LAWS DUE THIS WEEK (Update)

16th July, 2012 at 11:56:04
Minister 'confident' on European Commission approval

The slow-moving Irish government's tax proposals for remote gambling companies accessing the Irish market have been in legal drafting for some time (see previous reports) but are now due for publication this week, according to the Sunday Business Post.

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SOCIAL GAMING CRITICISED

16th July, 2012 at 05:34:58
Facebook is allegedly 'creating a generation of gambling addicts because of site's Las Vegas style games'

Problem gambling experts told the UK's Daily Mirror newspaper over the weekend that they were concerned about the potential for social gaming sites like Facebook to create larger numbers of young problem gamblers.

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