Gambling News 17th May, 2013

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MORE CALIFORNIA INTERNET CAFE BUSTS (Update)

17th May, 2013 at 16:56:59
Tracy police seize a hundred computers and other evidence of online gambling

The city of Tracy has become the latest municipality in California to crack down on internet cafe "sweepstakes" style online gambling following a police raid on a central city Internet café that resulted in the confiscation of a hundred computers and other evidence.

Full Story: More California Internet Cafe Busts (update) »

NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING DRAFT REGULATIONS READY (Update)

17th May, 2013 at 16:56:59
Final version due for publication on June 3rd.

The regulators at New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement have made remarkable progress in drafting the state's new online gambling regulations, circulating to a restricted list the almost final draft, which is due for publication June 3 for public comment, according to a Reuters report.

Full Story: New Jersey Online Gambling Draft Regulations Ready (update) »

MAJOR MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS IN ONTARIO LOTTERY

17th May, 2013 at 02:45:32
Will this delay the move into online gambling?

The news that Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) chief executive Paul Godfrey has been fired causing the entire board of directors to quit in protest (reported earlier on azonlinecasinos.com), has triggered speculation that the management disruption could delay the Canadian province's entry into the online gambling market, scheduled for later this year or early 2014.

Full Story: Major Management Problems In Ontario Lottery »

IS INDIA THINKING ABOUT SPORTS BETTING LEGALISATION?

17th May, 2013 at 02:45:32
Old study may be given new life

The legalisation of sports betting beyond horse racing in India could soon be on the table again, reports the Times of India, noting that an independent study conducted three years ago on the regulation of betting by the United Kingdom has been resurrected by India's minister of sports for further study.

Full Story: Is India Thinking About Sports Betting Legalisation? »