Gambling News 19th April, 2013

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DGOJ TO INITIATE REGULATION OF EXCHANGE BETTING AND ONLINE CASINO GAMES

19th April, 2013 at 09:45:06
Regulation will minimise illegal gambling

The Spanish regulatory authority Di reccion General de Ordenacion del Juego (DGOJ) said it has analysed and studied the various arguments posed during the open consultation process with regard to the regulation of exchange betting and online casino games, deciding it is prudent to regulate the forms of play in an effort to strengthen its fight against illegal gambling and money laundering.

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BETFRED LAUNCH IN-HOUSE MOBILE SPORTS BETTING PLATFORM

19th April, 2013 at 09:45:06
Proprietary development features a host of improvements

UK gambling firm Betfred has launched a new proprietary mobile sports betting platform borne from 18-months of in-house development.

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EZUGI IN LIVE GAMING DEAL WITH GOLDEN-RACE

19th April, 2013 at 09:45:06
Ability to monitor viewers in real time

Live dealer casino specialist Ezugi will provide Golden-Race.com with a full suite of live table games from poker to blackjack in a deal signed this week.

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NEW AMERICAN GAMING ASSOCIATION CHIEF SPEAKS ON INTERNET GAMBLING

19th April, 2013 at 04:10:21
Freeman says he will seek to achieve consensus on legalisation, and appears to favour a softer line

The new 38-year-old chief executive of the American Gaming Association, Geoff Freeman, appears to have come to the job with an open mind on internet gambling, telling the Associated Press news agency Thursday that he will seek consensus on the often controversial issue, which includes the question of support for federal or state-by-state legalisation (see previous reports).

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MOBILE GAMBLING PROVIDER EYES THE UNITED STATES

19th April, 2013 at 04:10:21
Probability interested in partnerships to profit from the changing shape of the US gambling market

Probability plc, a British company involved in mobile gambling technology and operations, has revealed that it is in advanced talks with potential U.S. partners to break into the changing American gambling market as several states relax online betting restrictions.

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ONLINE GAMBLING ON THE AGENDA AT MAJOR U.S. CONFERENCE

19th April, 2013 at 04:10:21
Operational and legal issues to be discussed at the 2013 East Coast Gaming Congress and Hospitality Forum

Six nationally recognised industry experts will address legal, regulatory and operational questions pertaining to online gambling at the 17th annual East Coast Gaming Congress and Hospitality Forum, taking place May 21-22 at the historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

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PLAYTECH - GAUSELMANN TEAM OPTED OUT OF GREEK GAMBLING BID

19th April, 2013 at 04:10:21
Conspicuous absence of partnership in announcement of final two bids for OPAP

Yesterday's announcement of two final bidders for the Greek gambling monopoly OPAP see previous report) has triggered comment on the absence of the Playtech-Gauselmann consortium, which had indicated interest in the earlier stages.

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BELGIUM BLACKLISTS FIVE MORE ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANIES

19th April, 2013 at 04:10:21
Lack of a Belgian licence will see some big websites blocked

The AZOnlineCasinos.com newsdesk has learned today that the Belgian Gaming Commission has added another five online gambling companies to its blacklist of 'illegal' websites that Belgian ISPs are supposed to block.

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ANOTHER CLASSIC TV AD FROM ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP

19th April, 2013 at 04:10:21
Hilarious new advert combines the political eccentricity of North Korean leader with betting information

The UK land and online gambling group Paddy Power has again demonstrated an entertaining insouciance in its latest television advert - a hilarious if perhaps controversial presentation featuring the political eccentricity of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his dark plans to support the Sunderland football club and its new manager, Paolo Di Canio who himself has recently come under scrutiny for alledgedly Fascist tendencies.

Full Story: Another Classic Tv Ad From Online Gambling Group »

STRONG PERFORMANCE FROM WILL HILL IN LATEST TRADING UPDATE

19th April, 2013 at 04:10:21
Performance over the first weeks of 2013 detailed

Online and land gambling group William Hill plc has published an interim management update on the group's performance in the 13 weeks to April 2, 2013, reporting significant strategic progress and continued profit growth.

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