Gambling News 26th July, 2013

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SKRILL TO SPONSOR U.K. FOOTBALL CONFERENCE

26th July, 2013 at 11:59:01
Three year deal signed by internet payment processor

The UK Football Conference has confirmed that online payment company Skrill has signed up as sponsor of its three divisions for a three year period, ending speculation on who will replace Blue Square, whose sponsorship expired in May this year.

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INTERNET AND MOBILE ACCESS POSE UNDER-AGE PROBLEMS

26th July, 2013 at 04:54:13
New study shows that most children lie about their age when registering on websites

Gambling and other adult pastimes and advertisements are being accessed via internet and mobile devices by children who lie about their age when registering on websites, posing a control problem that should be addressed, according to a new study by Britain's Advertising and Standards Authority.

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LADBROKES TAKES NETENT GAMES ONLINE

26th July, 2013 at 04:54:13
UK gambling group expands its selection of online casino and mobile games

Hot on the heels of its software supply deal with Playtech (see previous reports), the online division of the British gambling group Ladbrokes plc has signed a partnership agreement with Swedish online gambling software developer and provider Net Entertainment.

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ZYNGA OUT OF THE U.S. ONLINE GAMBLING RACE

26th July, 2013 at 02:32:30
New CEO makes a big change as company loses 40 percent of monthly active users

Making headlines everywhere late Thursday was the news that social gaming giant Zynga has abandoned its ambitions to dominate any legalised US real-money online gambling market.

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POKERSTARS CONTESTS KENTUCKY DOMAIN RAID

26th July, 2013 at 02:32:30
More repercussions from the 2008 attempt by Kentucky to hijack international internet domains

The 2008 attempt by the state of Kentucky to seize 141 international domain names belonging to global online gambling companies (see previous reports) had a 2013 sequel this week when Pokerstars parent The Rational Group fired off a motion to dismiss the Kentucky courts' controversial view of the extent of its jurisdiction and other questions.

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