Gambling News 24th October, 2013

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FLOWPLAY LAUNCHES NEW IMMERSIVE SOCIAL CASINO PRODUCT

24th October, 2013 at 11:46:26
When you're done gambling, take a walk by the pool, or visit a restaurant....

The Seattle-based games developer FlowPlay has entered the competitive social casino sector with an immersive, free-to-play MMORPG casino product branded "Vegas World".

Full Story: Flowplay Launches New Immersive Social Casino Product »

THREE INTERNET CAFE OPERATORS ENTER PLEAS IN FLORIDA (Update)

24th October, 2013 at 11:46:26
South Carolina operators agree to plead guilty to unspecified "Allied Veterans of the World" felony charges.

Three South Carolina-based directors of an internet cafe operation that ran branches in Florida shuttered by state investigators on gambling allegations in March this year have agreed to plead guilty to gambling related felony charges.

Full Story: Three Internet Cafe Operators Enter Pleas In Florida (update) »

STONEHENGE SLOT COMING FROM NET ENTERTAINMENT

24th October, 2013 at 10:50:09
Druids set the theme in Swedish provider's next online slot.

The Swedish online gambling software developer Net Entertainment has issued a preview of its next online slot release, titled Secret of the Stones and themed on the mysterious Stonehenge prehistoric rock structure in England.

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BETFRED TO INVEST IN TELEVISED DAILY RACING NEWS

24th October, 2013 at 10:50:09
UK bookie takes out a shareholding in Racing Post Greyhound TV

The latest investor in the dedicated pay television service Racing Post Greyhound TV is major British bookie corporate Betfred, which this week took out a shareholding in the daily racing service through its subsidiary Totepool.

Full Story: Betfred To Invest In Televised Daily Racing News »

NEW ISLE OF MAN GAMBLING DUTY ACT COMES INTO FORCE NEXT YEAR

24th October, 2013 at 10:50:09
Subject to approval by the Tynwald, new Act introduces a single structure for local bookmaker, pools promoters and online gambling operators.

Subject to approval by the Tynwald, the Isle of Man's ancient parliament, new legislation affecting online gambling is due to come into force on the island early next year.

Full Story: New Isle Of Man Gambling Duty Act Comes Into Force Next Year »

ATLANTIC CLUB AND REVEL PLAYING A WAITING GAME ON NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING

24th October, 2013 at 03:05:18
New Jersey attorney reveals that neither have plans at present.

Only two of Atlantic City's land casino operators - Revel and Atlantic Club - have remained aloof from the excitement of online gambling licence applications in New Jersey, stimulating speculation on who they might partner with when they make their moves.

Full Story: Atlantic Club And Revel Playing A Waiting Game On New Jersey Online Gambling »

ANTIGUA GOVERNMENT TO LEGISLATE SUSPENSION OF UNITED STATES I.P. RIGHTS

24th October, 2013 at 03:05:18
The next round of the U.S. - Antigua - WTO confrontation starts.

A press release from the Antigua government Wednesday reveals the next move by the Caribbean nation in its long-running World Trade Organisation fight over online gambling with the United States (see previous reports).

Full Story: Antigua Government To Legislate Suspension Of United States I.p. Rights »

LEGALISED ONLINE GAMBLING IN FLORIDA STILL A POSSIBILITY

24th October, 2013 at 03:05:18
But there's a complication until at least 2015 due to a tribal compact.

Speaking at the World Regulatory Briefing in Philadelphia this week, Florida state Representative Jim Walden offered both hope and caution in regard to another attempt at online lottery gambling legalisation recently launched in the Legislature in his state.

Full Story: Legalised Online Gambling In Florida Still A Possibility »