Gambling News 09th May, 2013

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2012 A MILESTONE YEAR FOR WILLIAM HILL PLC

09th May, 2013 at 11:10:39
Chairman pays tribute to management...and says that Ralph Topping will remain in charge

William Hill plc chairman Gareth Davis, speaking the gambling group's agm Thursday, paid tribute to the company management, which he said had delivered another milestone year....and he had good news for investors; the popular and successful chief executive of the company, Ralph Topping, has agreed to remain in charge until at least 2015.

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EXPERIENCED ONLINE GAMBLING EXEC TO HEAD ISLE OF MAN REGULATOR

09th May, 2013 at 11:10:39
The Department of Economic Development has appointed Peter Greenhill as its new head of e-gaming development.

The Isle of Man's Minister for Economic Development, John Shimmin MHK, said Thursday that the government has selected experienced online gambling industry executive Peter Greenhill (60) as the regulatory jurisdiction's new head of e-gaming development.

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RENEWED DRIVE TO CURTAIL ONLINE GAMBLING IN TURKEY

09th May, 2013 at 02:36:27
Legal penalties proposed for Turks who bet online via illegal websites

The Turkish government, frustrated by its lack of success in eliminating illegal online gambling over the last five years, is to mount a renewed offensive that will include legislation setting punitive measures and empowering enforcement agencies to prosecute players a la the notorious Washington-state anti-player laws.

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