Gambling News 02nd February, 2013

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KAHNAWAKE REGULATOR HAS RELEASED SELF-EXCLUSION STATS

02nd February, 2013 at 03:03:56
Online gambling regulator reports on 59 self-exclusion requests in 2012

The facility through which online players can self-exclude themselves from internet casinos operating under Kahnawake Gaming Commission licenses came into focus this week with the publication of the Commission's self-exclusion statistics for the year 2012.

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION WANTS TO TIGHTEN UP MONEY LAUNDERING CONTROLS

02nd February, 2013 at 03:03:56
Gambling - both land and online - operators could be impacted

The European Commission will on February 5 present proposals for wider money laundering controls within the European Union as part of its recommendations for updating the 2005 Third Money Laundering Directive binding on the 27 EU nations.

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CASINOMEISTER RELEASES 2012 PLAYER DISPUTE STATS

02nd February, 2013 at 03:03:56
Fewer player complaints noted

The 'pitch-a-bitch' department of the Casinomeister online gambling information website published its annual statistics for player complaints Friday, noting that the number of complaints declined from 255 to 183 last year, with just over 33 percent resolved in favour of the player.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT FILES ITS SUBMISSION IN NEW JERSEY SPORTS BETTING TUSSLE

02nd February, 2013 at 03:03:56
DoJ is now formally involved in the action against New Jersey

On Friday the US Department of Justice formally filed its brief opposing New Jersey's attempt to introduce legalised sports betting within its borders, allying itself with the national sports leagues seeking to derail the Garden State's initiative (see previous reports).

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