Gambling News 19th November, 2013

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OFCOM RESEARCH SHOWS MARKED INCREASE IN GAMBLING ADS

19th November, 2013 at 16:10:48
Bingo the biggest gambling product advertiser

Research compiled by broadcasting regulator OFCOM has revealed a nine-fold increase in Gambling TV advertising since 2006.

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FORMER MINISTER HIGHLIGHTS GAMING TAX THREAT TO GIBRALTAR ECONOMY

19th November, 2013 at 16:10:48
Will cause significant damage to employment and government revenues

Former Chief Minister, Sir Peter Caruana, has spoken out in an interview with The Times on plans for the UK Government's POC tax saying they will cause significant damage to the economy of Gibraltar.

Full Story: Former Minister Highlights Gaming Tax Threat To Gibraltar Economy »

WILL HILL IN DEAL WITH INFINITY AR

19th November, 2013 at 16:10:48
Pioneering the potential of augmented reality

Online gambling firm William Hill has entered into an agreement with Infinity Augmented Realty Inc (Infinity AR) to provide sensory, immersive and mobile platforms that it says will challenge the boundaries of online gaming.

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GREENTUBE LAUNCH HOFFMANIA

19th November, 2013 at 16:10:48
Back to the 1980s, 90s and Knight Rider

The Hoff a.k.a David Hasselhoff is back in another slot release titled Hoffmania from Novomatic subsidiary GreenTube.

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UNFAVOURABLE SPORTS RESULTS IMPACT PADDY POWER RESULTS

19th November, 2013 at 04:51:52
Forecasts Euro 11 Million below previous guidance

Irish gambling firm Paddy Power reports a good underlying performance but a negative impact from unfavourable sports results in its latest interim management statement for the period July, 1 to November 17, 2013.

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AMERICAN GAMING ASSOCIATION REITERATES POSITION ON INTERNET GAMBLING

19th November, 2013 at 01:01:34
Internet gaming demand cannot be forced back into the bottle, says AGA chief

In what is being seen by many industry insiders as an oblique riposte to the news that land casino owner Sheldon Adelson is to mount a well-funded campaign against the legalisation of online gambling, the American Gaming Association issued a statement Monday reiterating its support for regulated and licensed online poker.

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KOREANS CAUGHT UP IN CAMBODIAN ONLINE GAMBLING BUST

19th November, 2013 at 01:01:34
13 arrested in Phnompenh club raid.

Siem Reap provincial police in Cambodia have arrested nine South Korean and four Cambodian nationals for illegal online gambling following a month-long investigation and surveillance on a local club, senior provincial officials said Monday.

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COPS HELPED FOOL ONLINE BETTING FIRMS

19th November, 2013 at 01:01:34
New South Wales Police Integrity Commission investigates two officers.

Two New South Wales police officers are under investigation by the New South Wales Police Integrity Commission for using ID documents bought from fellow officers to disguise the identities of professional gamblers playing at a number of online betting sites.

Full Story: Cops Helped Fool Online Betting Firms »

NEW MALTA ONLINE GAMING REGULATOR SPEAKS

19th November, 2013 at 01:01:34
LGA faces key challenges and needs to reinvent itself, says Cuschieri.

A press release from the Malta online gambling regulator the Lotteries and Gambling Authority reveals that new chief Joseph Cuschieri was refreshingly candid in his address to the Malta iGaming Seminar on the Mediterranean island recently.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LEGISLATORS POISED TO ASSIST LEGALISING U.S. STATES

19th November, 2013 at 01:01:34
Advice and guidance to be available as more US states look to legalise online gambling.

The National Council of Legislators From Gaming States (NCLGS) is poised to offer guidance to US states who decide to take the state-by-state route to online gambling regulation and licensing, according to a press release from the organisation.

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TRIBAL GROUPS CONSIDER INTERNET GAMBLING COLLABORATION

19th November, 2013 at 01:01:34
Smaller tribes in the northern Midwest United States discuss a treaty to pool resources.

Following the annual summit on tribal issues held in Washington DC over the weekend, a number of small northern Midwest tribes came together in a separate meeting to discuss pooling resources with a view to expanding into the burgeoning US online gambling market, reports the Washington Post.

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