Gambling News 02nd August, 2013

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ONLINE OPERATIONS BOOST WILLIAM HILL RESULTS

02nd August, 2013 at 06:54:06
Double digit growth in online operating profits

On Friday British land and online gambling giant William Hill plc announced its interim results for the 26 weeks ended 2 July 2013 (H1 2013), comparing them with the first 26 weeks in H1 2012.

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CALIFORNIAN CITY ACTS AGAINST INTERNET CAFE GAMBLING

02nd August, 2013 at 06:54:06
40 officers involved late night raid

The city of Gilroy in California is the site of the latest battlefield between enforcement authorities and internet cafe operators offering their clients online gambling facilities.

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INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY APPOINTS NEW DIRECTORS

02nd August, 2013 at 06:54:06
Brown and Weber appointed to gambling supply company's board

International Game Technology announced the appointment of two new directors to its board Friday, naming Eric Brown and Tracey Weber.

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BETWAY TO SPONSOR ENDURANCE SPORTS EVENT

02nd August, 2013 at 06:54:06
Deal signed with Total Warrior

Online gambling operator Betway has signed a sponsorship deal with endurance sports company Total Warrior ahead of the mud runner event taking place this weekend in Cumbria, England.

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WILLIAM HILL PUTS THE EMPHASIS ON MOBILE GAMBLING

02nd August, 2013 at 02:48:53
The channel has delivered exceptional results for UK online bookie

The success enjoyed by William Hill plc's mobile betting operations is reflected in the latest changes to the UK betting company's advertising arrangements this week.

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OKLAHOMA TRIBES WANT INTERNET GAMBLING PACT APPROVED

02nd August, 2013 at 02:48:53
Cheyenne, Arapaho urge Obama to approve Oklahoma Internet Gaming Pact

On Thursday the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes in Oklahoma called on the Obama Administration to allow them to form a ground-breaking pact with the state of Oklahoma permitting tribes to operate online gaming sites from their native lands.

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DOUBLE DOWN CASINO EXEC OPTIMISTIC ON U.S. LEGALISATION

02nd August, 2013 at 02:48:53
Harper confident that federal legalisation is coming

The Casual Connect social gaming conference in San Francisco this week continued to deliver online gambling newsbytes as the convergence of real-money gambling and social networking was discussed by delegates.

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