Gambling News 27th July, 2013

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NEW YORK ONLINE GAMBLING SPORTS BETTING DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY

27th July, 2013 at 03:33:11
Hollywood produced Bryan Zuriff one of 34 defendants in Tokhtakhounov bust.

The spectacular and highly publicised federal bust of the Tokhtakhounov online sports betting ring in New York (see previous reports) saw one of the 34 persons arrested, Hollywood producer Bryan Zuriff, pleading guilty in a Manhattan US Federal Court Friday.

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BRIT GAMBLING GIANTS BAND TOGETHER AGAINST PROBLEM GAMBLING

27th July, 2013 at 03:33:11
20 leading UK firms to collaborate on reducing the risk to problem gamblers.

A group of 20 leading UK betting companies has joined forces to explore ways in which the potential harm of problem gambling can be minimised, reports the newspaper Herald Scotland.

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OKLAHOMA A.G. MOVES AGAINST ' ALLIED VETERANS OF THE WORLD' GAMBLING COUPLE (Update)

27th July, 2013 at 03:33:11
Chase and Kristin Burns denied request to release seized $8 million

Earlier this year the US headlines were filled with an internet cafe gambling fraud case that started in Florida but swept across several other states as federal enforcement officials arrested 57 persons on felony charges connected with the so-called "Allied Veterans of the World" charity (see previous reports).

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