Gambling News 20th April, 2013

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U.S. GAMBLING RING DEFENDANTS CHARGED (Update)

20th April, 2013 at 13:03:28
Almost three dozen colourful characters plead not guilty

The massive enforcement swoop on internet sports betting and poker that started in New York and spread across the United States last week (see previous report) had a sequel in a federal court in Manhattan Friday, when more than 30 defendants pleaded not guilty.

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ONLINE GAMBLING SHOULD PROVIDE SOLID TAX REVENUES FOR NEW JERSEY (Update)

20th April, 2013 at 03:38:27
The plan is to launch "...sometime between late May and late November," says state treasurer.

Answering an enquiry from New Jersey legislative budget chief David Rosen this week, the state treasurer reiterated his assessment that the legalisation of online gambling will generate $225 million in state taxes, and that the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement is tasked with delivering and implementing online gambling regulations sometime between late May and late November 2013.

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ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATORS AGAIN ON U.K. RICH LIST

20th April, 2013 at 03:38:27
Latest Sunday Times Rich List says bet365's Coates family is doing rather well

Online gambling industry observers will be taking an interested look at the new Sunday Times Rich List, due for publication this weekend and detailing the richest folks in Britain.

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LEGENDZ SPORTS RE-ROUTING ANNOUNCED (Update)

20th April, 2013 at 03:38:27
Costa Rica-based WagerWeb Sportsbook will take over players

Speculation on where Legendz Sports players will be referred following the closure of the sportsbook (see previous report) has been ended with an announcement that account balances are to be transferred to Costa Rica-based WagerWeb Sportsbook.

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