Gambling News 26th September, 2013

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GAMBLING IN FLORIDA INTERNET CASINOS SHUT DOWN

26th September, 2013 at 11:58:05
New Florida law applied in Brookesville

Anti-internet cafe gambling laws urgently passed by the Florida state legislature following a major charity scam involving the genre earlier this year (see previous reports) have been applied to shut down three internet cafe operations in Brookesville, Hernando County this week.

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ONLINE GAMING GROWING ALMOST TWICE AS FAST AS LAND GAMBLING

26th September, 2013 at 11:58:05
Last year land gambling revenues grew 3.1 percent; online gambling revenues were up 7.2 percent.

Online gambling and betting is a big and growing global business, with Euro 25 billion in gross win generated last year, claims a new study from consultants and gaming research specialist H2 Gambling Capital.

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THREE NEW ONLINE CASINO GAMES FROM MICROGAMING

26th September, 2013 at 07:42:52
October releases feature paradise found, dolphins a-leaping and a new slot in the Rhyming Reels series.

In its October games release schedule posted Thursday, online software developer Microgaming reveals that it is to add three new video slots to it's casino platform (x-ref: list of all Microgaming casinos) titled Dolphin Quest, Rhyming Reels - Georgie Porgie and Paradise Found.

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SKRILL CUT TRANSFER FEES

26th September, 2013 at 07:42:52
Skrill iT is a new service designed to cut money transfer fees in half.

Online gambling fans using the Skrill e-cash processing service will be pleased to hear about a new product titled Skrill iT, a service that has been designed to cut money transfer fees in half.

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SWEDISH GAMBLING REGULATOR NOW UNIBET'S MAN IN SCANDINAVIA

26th September, 2013 at 07:42:52
Alling has been with the betting company for just on a month.

According to his Linked In profile, the former chief operating officer of the Swedish gambling regulator, Peter Alling, signed up as the Nordic public affairs manager for Unibet at the beginning of September.

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AD AGENCY CHANGES FOR WILLIAM HILL AUSTRALIA

26th September, 2013 at 07:42:52
Agencies invited to pitch for lucrative marketing account.

The Australian branch of Brit gambling group William Hill plc is making changes to its advertising agency Downunder prior to a major marketing drive following its acquisitions of Sportingbet, Centrebet and Tom Waterhouse (see previous reports).

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TOP EXECS DISCUSS THE U.S. GAMBLING INDUSTRY

26th September, 2013 at 02:41:36
Online gambling now seen by many as a key element in the industry's future.

Low consumer spending, the proliferation of online gambling, and market saturation were key issues discussed this week by a panel of senior land gambling executives at the G2E conference and expo currently running in Las Vegas...and a surprising degree of unanimity was on display as they examined their concerns and options.

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LADBROKES SETS SIGHTS HIGH FOR 2014

26th September, 2013 at 02:41:36
Digital EBIT to grow to GBP 40.6 million next year

The British land and online gambling group Ladbrokes plc issued its interim management statement Thursday, revealing that digital profits are likely to be lower than market expectations but within a market range of GBP 10 million - GBP 14 million in 2013....but that things will be better next year.

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