Gambling News 12th January, 2013

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CRUNCH TIME FOR SCHLESWIG HOLSTEIN GAMBLING (Update)

12th January, 2013 at 02:28:57
In just short of two weeks German province's politicians will be asked to vote on repeal of liberal gambling law

The German provincial government of Schleswig Holstein has released a date for a hearing on the repeal of a gambling law that was introduced by its more liberal predecessor, approved by the European Commission and which has seen the online sports betting and casino licensing of a slew of major foreign companies (see previous reports).

Full Story: Crunch Time For Schleswig Holstein Gambling (update) »

LOCUS GAMING DEBUTS FIRST MOBILE PRODUCT

12th January, 2013 at 02:28:57
But don't confuse Jack Wild mobile casino with Wild Jack Casino

Readers will recall last year's report on the formation of the Isle of Man-licensed Locus Gaming, a mobile-focused online casino developer founded by industry veterans Ed Andrewes (formerly of Ladbrokes) and Mick d'Ancona, former technical director of GCD Solutions.

Full Story: Locus Gaming Debuts First Mobile Product »

MAJOR PROGRESSIVE WIN AT OMNI ONLINE CASINO

12th January, 2013 at 02:28:57
Queen of Pyramids delivers a $136,314.93 windfall to online punter

Playtech's online progressive slot Queen of Pyramids delivered a $136,314 and change jackpot to one lucky player this week, according to a press release from Omni Casino.

Full Story: Major Progressive Win At Omni Online Casino »

MORE ONLINE GAMBLING ARRESTS IN INDONESIA

12th January, 2013 at 02:28:57
Police detain another 9 persons for illegal internet gambling

Indonesian police report that raids on an online gambling ring Friday resulted in the arrest of nine local men and the seizure of some Rp 1 billion (US$103,600) from an illegal business that operated in Jakarta and Surakarta, Central Java.

Full Story: More Online Gambling Arrests In Indonesia »

BWIN GIFTS TRUST WITH A FURTHER TRANCHE OF SHARES (Update)

12th January, 2013 at 02:28:57
Another 650,000 company shares purchased at 110.16 pence a share

It's been a good week for the Bwin.Party Shares Trust, a vehicle used to satisfy share awards made in accordance with the online gambling company's remuneration policy.

Full Story: Bwin Gifts Trust With A Further Tranche Of Shares (update) »