Gambling News 01st May, 2013

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$5 MILL LOTTERY CASE JUDGMENT HANDED DOWN (Update)

01st May, 2013 at 15:04:55
Conspiracy charges defeated, but one brother found guilty of possession of stolen property

The trial of two brothers accused of fraudulently obtaining a lottery ticket worth $5 million and then attempting to cash it six years later (see previous reports) has ended in Syracuse, New York according to a story published on the Euro-Millions website today.

Full Story: $5 Mill Lottery Case Judgment Handed Down (update) »

ATLANTIC CLUB SALE GLITCH MAY BE MORE SERIOUS THAN WAS AT FIRST THOUGHT (Update)

01st May, 2013 at 15:04:55
Land casino exec says "the deal is off" and that he is open to other offers

Originally thought to be a mere "agreement time-expired" glitch, the acquisition deal between Pokerstars parent The Rational Group and Atlantic City land casino Atlantic Club owners, Colony Capital LLC could be more serious than was at first thought.

Full Story: Atlantic Club Sale Glitch May Be More Serious Than Was At First Thought (update) »

POINT-OF-CONSUMPTION THE CORRECT REGIME FOR ONLINE GAMBLING IN THE U.K. (Update)

01st May, 2013 at 15:04:55
But DCMS select committee warns government against too high a taxation rate

The British government's Department of Culture, Media and Sport select committee on the adoption of a "point-of-consumption" regulatory regime in the United Kingdom has submitted its report here: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201213/cmselect/cmcumeds/905/905.pdf

Full Story: Point-of-consumption The Correct Regime For Online Gambling In The U.k. (update) »

LADBROKES ISRAEL ESTABLISHED (Update)

01st May, 2013 at 09:41:57
New digital marketing services operation in Tel Aviv

UK bookmaker Ladbrokes opened its new digital marketing services operation, Ladbrokes Israel, Wednesday as it steps up its focus on accelerating the growth of its digital business.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Israel Established (update) »

ANOTHER GAME SUPPLY DEAL FOR AFFILIATE REPUBLIK

01st May, 2013 at 09:41:57
Microgaming Quickfire the latest portfolio added to an already impressive suite of games

Affiliate Republik casino brand Tropezia Palace has announced the successful integration of Microgaming's Quickfire game portfolio onto its platform.

Full Story: Another Game Supply Deal For Affiliate Republik »

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN ONLINE CASINO LICENSEE GOES LIVE

01st May, 2013 at 09:41:57
First online casino licensee to market

OnlineCasino Deutschland GmbH has gone live, boasting to be the first of Schleswig-Holstein's twenty-three licensed operators to offer a range of free-play and real-money games.

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GAMEACCOUNT NETWORK DELIVERS RECORD FIRST QUARTER

01st May, 2013 at 09:41:57
Mobile and Italian operations perform above expectation

GameAccount Network has reported record trading during its first quarter 2013 driven by new product launches in Italy 's regulated internet gaming market and mobile gaming in various European markets.

Full Story: Gameaccount Network Delivers Record First Quarter »

WILLIAM HILL IN AFFILIATE MARKETING DEAL

01st May, 2013 at 03:01:53
Major UK gambling group signs TradeDoubler to boost mobile action

Growth in mobile betting and a decline in PC sales has prompted the major UK land and online gambling group William Hill plc to focus on boosting mobile activity and apps, according to a statement from affiliate marketer TradeDoubler Tuesday.

Full Story: William Hill In Affiliate Marketing Deal »

HMRC TO APPEAL IN SPORTECH V.A.T. CASE (Update)

01st May, 2013 at 03:01:53
Will Revenue and Customs be allowed to appeal?

Online and land gambling group Sportech plc has issued an update on its tussle over VAT with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs in the UK.

Full Story: Hmrc To Appeal In Sportech V.a.t. Case (update) »