Gambling News 19th October, 2012

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KOREAN INTERNET GAMBLING OPERATORS ARRESTED IN PHILIPPINES

19th October, 2012 at 17:05:06
6 defendants detained in raid on condo block

Philippines police in Cebu City carried out raids on a condominium block Friday, arresting 6 Korean nationals for running an internet gambling operation.

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WILL HILL REPORTS STRONG Q3-2012 GROWTH

19th October, 2012 at 03:20:44
Management changes and a valuation exercise on WHO in motion

UK online and land gambling giant William Hill plc has posted its Q3-2012 update, highlighting strong growth and the following KPIs for the period ended September 25 2012:

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PLAYTECH REACTS TO WILL HILL STATEMENT ON W.H.O.

19th October, 2012 at 03:20:44
"In the event that the option is exercised Playtech is committed to the smooth handover of the 29 percent stake in WHO."

Mor Weizer, the chief executive of Playtech plc, issued a statement Friday responding to William Hill plc's announcement that it was to commence a valuation exercise pursuant to its possible buy-out of the 29 percent Playtech share in William Hill Online (see previous report)

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MANAGEMENT CHANGES AT WILLIAM HILL ONLINE

19th October, 2012 at 03:20:44
Birch on the way out

Management changes are in motion at William Hill Online, the joint internet gambling venture between William Hill plc and Playtech plc.

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RANK GROUP ISSUES TRADING UPDATE

19th October, 2012 at 03:20:44
Group combines online and land results under its main brands

The UK publicly listed Rank Group has moved to brand-based reporting in its latest trading update; combining online and land based performances together under the group's principal brands Mecca, Grosvenor, Blue Square and Top Rank Espana.

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