Gambling News 02nd November, 2013

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STAMFORD ONLINE SPORTS BET COLLECTOR SENTENCED (Update)

02nd November, 2013 at 01:54:42
Borea gets 33 months in jail

Another of the Connecticut online sports betting bust defendants (see previous reports) has been sentenced following a guilty plea earlier this year.

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GREEK POLICE CLAIM OPAP USED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

02nd November, 2013 at 01:54:42
No hard numbers, but police believe they have evidence of an elaborate scheme to launder drug money.

Greek police investigations into a drug-running operation involving Greeks, Albanians and Russians have thrown up allegations that the state gambling monopoly OPAP was used as a vehicle to launder the ill-gotten gains, a growing number of Greek newspapers reported Saturday.

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DUTCH AUTHORITIES TO KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON HOLLAND CASINO (Update)

02nd November, 2013 at 01:54:42
Fears that switch away from public listing may create more problem gamblers.

The Dutch Kansspelautoriteit (Gaming Authority) has announced that it is to tighten surveillance on the former state land casino monopoly trading under the Holland Casino brand.

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LAND GAMBLING CHIEF ON INTERNET GAMBLING

02nd November, 2013 at 01:54:42
Murren talks about MGM plans in social and internet gambling

MGM Resorts International chairman and CEO Jim Murren had some interesting comments on social and internet gambling during his media conference on the release of his company's Q3-2013 results this week.

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