Gambling News 05th September, 2012

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VIRTUAL GAMBLING CURRENCY FIRM HACKED

05th September, 2012 at 12:44:10
Thief scored 24,000 Bitcoins, worth almost a quarter-million dollars.

Bitfloor, an exchange for virtual betting currency Bitcoin, has had to suspend its operations following a criminal hack of its servers which made off with 24,000 Bitcoins, worth almost a quarter-million dollars, leaving the company cash-strapped, reports the publication Arstechnica.

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GOOD HALF YEAR FOR ONLINE CASINO FIRM

05th September, 2012 at 12:44:10
32Red ticks all the boxes in H1-2012

Online gaming company 32Red plc posted a sterling H1-2012 report for the period to June 30 2012, and advises that trading since then is up 22 percent despite punters being distracted by the Olympics.

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BALLY GETS ITS ALDERNEY LICENCE

05th September, 2012 at 12:44:10
Application lodged in May bears fruit

The Gibraltar subsidiary of US gambling supplier Bally Technologies has been granted a core service associate e-gaming certificate with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) following its application in May this year (see previous report.

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888.COM DEDICATED LIVE CASINO LAUNCHES

05th September, 2012 at 12:44:10
Barely weeks after signing the deal with Evolution, 888.com's live casino is operational

The Evolution agreement to supply 888.com with a live casino has been met just weeks after the deal was inked in July this year.

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FORMER ONLINE CASINO BOSS JAILED IN MALTA (Update)

05th September, 2012 at 12:44:10
Don't mess with the players...

Malta newspapers are reporting the close of an unpleasant chapter in online gambling on the Mediterranean island with the 14 month sentence of imprisonment handed down to a former online casino executive convicted of misappropriating the winnings by players through his Malta-based online gambling company.

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NEW SPORTS CASINO LAUNCHED ON FACEBOOK

05th September, 2012 at 12:44:10
RocketPlay developed new title

Sports betting games developer RocketPlay, formerly known as Gamingo, is launching a new title on Facebook branded Sports Casino.

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