Gambling News 23rd August, 2012

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CRUNCH WEEK IN SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN (Update)

23rd August, 2012 at 13:51:45
Repeal of liberal online gambling law on the table in former breakaway German province

With parliamentarians returning from the summer recess, the coalition government in Schleswig-Holstein is set to commence legislative procedures this week that could culminate in the repeal of the German state's liberal online gambling regulatory regime, allowing S-H to return to the repressive German Treaty, which prohibits online poker and casino action.

Full Story: Crunch Week In Schleswig-holstein (update) »

ARE WOMEN SMARTER GAMBLERS?

23rd August, 2012 at 13:51:45
New survey finds that women spend longer gambling but lose less than their male counterparts

The Live Roulette.co.uk website in the UK has completed a study of its player statistics that has thrown up some interesting details on how women and men differ in gambling styles and success.

Full Story: Are Women Smarter Gamblers? »

DOUBLEDOWN SOCIAL CASINO A GOOD DEAL FOR THIS INVESTOR

23rd August, 2012 at 13:51:45
Seattle angel investor scores from IGT acquisition of social casino product

The $500 million dollar deal that saw IGT take over Double Down Interactive earlier this year (see previous reports) brought with it a serious return on investment for Seattle angel investor Ron Erickson, reports the publication Xconomy.

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BALLY GAMBLING APP FOR RED HAWK LAND CASINO

23rd August, 2012 at 03:13:17
Popular Cash Wizard and Cash Spin free-to-play slot games included in iOS and Android app

Land casino equipment supplier Bally Technologies is putting its more recently acquired online and mobile technologies to good use, reporting the availability this week of a new mobile app for the Red Hawk Casino in Placerville, California.

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GOLDEN NUGGET CASINO ISSUE MAY COST MORE THAN REWARD

23rd August, 2012 at 03:13:17
Case of unshuffled cards could turn into a nightmare for US land casino

New Jersey's Golden Nugget Casino is in the midst of a wave of high profile mainstream media coverage as it attempts to recover from players $1.5 million that it claims was illegally won due to unshuffled cards.

Full Story: Golden Nugget Casino Issue May Cost More Than Reward »

BAD PRESS FOR BETFRED

23rd August, 2012 at 03:13:17
UK bookie's position on an Olympic bet is raising eyebrows

British Olympic gymnast Sam Oldham and his team took down a bronze medal at London 2012, to the delight of his grandmother Linda Aldred, who had placed a GBP 5 bet at 200 to 1 with Betfred that he would win a medal.

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