Gambling News 21st May, 2013

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ONLINE GAMBLING HELPS, NOT HURTS, LAND CASINOS

21st May, 2013 at 15:29:15
New US research finds that online operations complement and enhance land gambling activity

The New York-based research company AlixPartners has found in a recent study that Internet gambling helps, rather than hurts, land casino business.

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LADBROKES CONSOLIDATES BUSINESS

21st May, 2013 at 15:29:15
Around 100 redundancy's on the radar

Ladbrokes' partnership with Playtech, aimed at accelerating its digital business, has led to the initiation of a 90-day consultation period that sees a number of Ladbrokes' employees being placed at risk of redundancy.

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EVERYMATRIX TO TAKE DRAGONARA CASINO ONLINE

21st May, 2013 at 06:51:13
Maltese terrestrial pioneer to go on line

Malta's first terrestrial casino established in 1964 is to go online following a deal signed between EveryMatrix and Dragonara Interactive, a subsidiary of Dragonara Gaming Limited which is owned by Pinnacle Gaming Group.

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SVENSKA SPEL LAUNCH LATEST PLAYSCAN VERSION

21st May, 2013 at 06:51:13
Retail solution launched as an add-on to online

Playscan, the consumer protection tool developed by Svenska Spel in co-operation with Spelinstitutet, has launched its latest version 3.7.

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DANISH GAMBLING AUTHORITY TO DISCUSS MARKETING OF BONUSES

21st May, 2013 at 06:51:13
New draft guidelines and Greenlandic language requirements

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) in collaboration with the Danish Online Gambling Association (DOGA), has extended an invitation for all interested parties to attend an information meeting where it will present the new draft guidelines for marketing of gambling bonuses by the betting and online casino industry.

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ONLINE GAMBLING ADVERTISING UP IN THE U.K.

21st May, 2013 at 04:12:21
Over the last five years, adspend has increased 1,386 percent

Market and Research's recently released study "UK Online Gambling Intelligence Report" reveals that since 2007, online gambling advertising has increased by 1,386 percent.

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GAMBLERS WITH SKRILL ACCOUNTS WARNED ON HACKS

21st May, 2013 at 04:12:21
Fraudsters appear to be targeting payment processor

According to reports on the twoplustwo message board online punters with accounts at the Skrill payment processing facility need to take care following a slew of unauthorised, and in some cases successful, log-in scams.

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MALAYSIAN ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING COPS STRIKE AGAIN

21st May, 2013 at 04:12:21
5 arrested and 63 computers seized in latest raids

Malaysian police in the Taman Cempaka district reported Monday that raids on several online gambling dens have resulted in 5 arrests and the confiscation of 63 computers.

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