Gambling News 21st April, 2013

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11 INDICTED IN OHIO PURGE OF INTERNET GAMBLING CAFES (Update)

21st April, 2013 at 04:01:17
"if you believe you can operate a gambling house in Ohio simply by calling it a 'sweepstakes,' you are sorely mistaken," says state AG.

Last week's Ohio enforcement raids on six internet cafes allegedly providing illegal online gambling through a 'sweepstakes' system (see previous report) has resulted in the indictment of 11 individuals and eight companies, the state Attorney General's office reports.

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BRITISH RACING EXECS IN TALKS ABOUT BETTER WI-FI AT TRACKS

21st April, 2013 at 04:01:17
Traditional racecourse bookies are unlikely to be pleased with this move

Traditional racecourse bookies, with their colourful language and hand signals, are very much a part of the racing experience, but modern technology may soon be presenting new challenges to their businesses, reports the publication This Is Money.

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NEW YORK SENATOR WORRIED ABOUT INTERNET GAMBLING

21st April, 2013 at 04:01:17
With Delaware and New Jersey now working toward intrastate online gambling, New York state should be concerned.

New York State Senator Tim Kennedy, a Democrat from Buffalo, is concerned about the possible effect of legalised online gambling in neightbouring states like Delaware and New Jersey, according to a statement he issued Friday.

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