Gambling News 07th February, 2013

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NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING BILL VETOED BY GOVERNOR (Update)

07th February, 2013 at 13:59:10
Another last minute negative decision by Christie

The suspense of the past 45 days is over at last....and not in a good way. On Thursday New Jersey governor Chris Christie for the second time imposed a last-minute veto on an attempt to legalise intrastate online gambling.

Full Story: New Jersey Online Gambling Bill Vetoed By Governor (update) »

SHORT SHRIFT FOR LATEST ONLINE GAMBLING BILL IN MISSISSIPPI (Update)

07th February, 2013 at 13:59:10
Moak's House Bill 254 fails at committee stage

Mississippi Representative Bobby Moak's attempt to legalise online gambling in the southern state has failed at the committee stage...barely three weeks since he introduced it for the second time in as many years.

Full Story: Short Shrift For Latest Online Gambling Bill In Mississippi (update) »

CALIFORNIAN SPORTS BETTING COULD BE ON AGAIN (Update)

07th February, 2013 at 13:59:10
Sen. Rod Wright leading the charge for legalised sports betting in California

California state Senator Rod Wright, already well known for his attempts to push online gambling legalisation measures through the state Legislature, is spearheading another gambling initiative...the legalisation of sports betting.

Full Story: Californian Sports Betting Could Be On Again (update) »

WMS POSTS WEAKER QUARTERLY

07th February, 2013 at 13:59:10
Revenues below target and comparative...but online operations do well

The US land and online gambling group WMS has posted its latest quarterly report covering the three months ended December 31 2012, reporting weaker overall revenues, although the online operations of Williams Interactive and Jackpot Party internet casino performed well.

Full Story: Wms Posts Weaker Quarterly »

PPA SUMS UP ADVANTAGES OF NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING

07th February, 2013 at 03:03:08
Urges governor to sign new intrastate legalisation bill

The Poker Players Alliance action group has issued a press release urging New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to sign new intrastate legislation legalising online gambling in the state.

Full Story: Ppa Sums Up Advantages Of New Jersey Online Gambling »

DIGITAL BETTING GOOD FOR TABCORP

07th February, 2013 at 03:03:08
Aussie gaming company reports strong growth in its online and mobile business, with a 15.9 pc growth in the digital division

Online and mobile wagering operations have boosted business at Australian bookmaker Tabcorp, according to a trading update from the company this week, with the bookie firm reporting strong growth in its digital activities.

Full Story: Digital Betting Good For Tabcorp »

AUSSIE START-UP PUNTS A VIRTUAL GAMBLING GAME

07th February, 2013 at 03:03:08
Virtual Gaming World looking for financial support

Chumba World is the unusual title chosen for a new online and mobile social game based on gambling and developed by Australian start-up Virtual Gaming World, which hopes to generate enough interest to garner financial support for the massively multi-player, freeplay offering.

Full Story: Aussie Start-up Punts A Virtual Gambling Game »

ONLINE GAMBLING FIRM TURNS IN ANOTHER STRONG QUARTERLY PERFORMANCE

07th February, 2013 at 03:03:08
Playtech's fourth quarter ends a successful year in all but poker

Online gambling software provider Playtech plc has released an interim management report on the three months ended December 31 2012, posting a strong Q4 performance to end a successful year.

Full Story: Online Gambling Firm Turns In Another Strong Quarterly Performance »