Gambling News 20th September, 2013

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REPUTATION ROULETTE FROM THE AMERICAN GAMING ASSOCIATION

20th September, 2013 at 11:21:08
New CEO plays a dangerous game in tarring the industry with a wide brush

It hasn't taken long for Geoff Freeman, the new chief exec at the American Gaming Association, to raise a few industry hackles with his latest op-ed article referencing the just-released online poker movie 'Runner, Runner' starring Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake.

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MOBILE GAME DEVELOPER IN SUCCESSFUL PUBLIC OFFERING

20th September, 2013 at 11:21:08
Glu Mobile attracts $15.2 million in investment cash.

Mobile gambling games developer Glu Mobile reports that its public offering of shares in the company has raised $15.2 million in new capital.

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HIGH ROLLING GAMBLER LOSES CASE AGAINST ONLINE GAMING FIRM

20th September, 2013 at 02:53:59
Norwegian whale defeated in Australian attempt to reclaim gambling losses.

Norwegian high rolling online gambler Bjarte Baasland remains A$15 million out of pocket this week after losing his legal attempt to reclaim gambling losses from the Australian betting company Centrebet, which was later acquired by William Hill plc through its Sportingbet Australia deal.

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ROGUE BUILDER LEFT CLIENT IN THE LURCH AFTER GAMBLING AWAY DEPOSIT

20th September, 2013 at 02:53:59
Builder Craig Scott snorted and gambled his way through a more than GBP 22,000 client deposit

A builder in Exeter, England literally played the house when he used a GBP 22,528.33 deposit from a homeowner who had contracted his services to buy cocaine and gamble on internet websites instead of completing the contract.

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