Gambling News 24th July, 2012

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BETSSON REVENUES SOAR

24th July, 2012 at 12:38:50
Sparkling Q2 2012 results

The Swedish online betting group Betsson has reported a 44 percent increase in revenues to SEK 486.2 million for the second quarter of 2012, recording sportsbook growth despite the lowest margins yet at 4.6 percent.

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WITNESS LIST FOR SENATE HEARING ON ONLINE GAMBLING RELEASED (Update)

24th July, 2012 at 04:12:32
Thursday's hearing starts at 14.15 EST

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has released its witness list for a hearing on internet gambling scheduled for July 26 (see previous report), its third hearing on the subject in the past year.

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BRITISH GAMBLING LAW NEEDS TO BE UPDATED, SAY PARLIAMENTARIANS (Update)

24th July, 2012 at 04:12:32
Too many inconsistencies and insufficiently evidence based, claims select committee

The long awaited report of the UK parliament's Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee says that the Gambling Act 2005 resulted in numerous inconsistencies, is not sufficiently evidence based, and that more power should be devolved to local authorities.

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U.S. AFFILIATES WILL NEED ONLINE POKER LICENSING IN NEVADA

24th July, 2012 at 04:12:32
Draft regulations have specific requirements for marketing affiliates

The days of easy entry into the online poker affiliate marketing sector - at least as far as Nevada is concerned - may be coming to an end.

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BET365 TOPS IN LATEST GAMBLING DATA REPORT

24th July, 2012 at 04:12:32
GamblingData's In-Play Tracker Summer 2012 survey finds that bet365 continues to out-point its rivals from an in-play perspective

The latest GamblingData In-Play Tracker (IPT) study has seen bet365 regain the top spot in football events from Ladbrokes, which dropped down to third in the Summer 2012 survey.

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