Gambling News 15th January, 2014

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AUSSIE CRICKET A BELTER FOR BETFAIR

15th January, 2014 at 13:00:52
In-play betting a big draw in closely contested cricket tournament

Cricket Australia 's Big Bash League 2013-2014 season has attracted an average of $28.1 million per match in bets from Betfair customers, with around $590.6 million placed in total on the first 23 games.

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AUSSIE POLICE BUST TENNIS COURTSIDE SCAMMER

15th January, 2014 at 13:00:52
Good intel from Tennis Australia aids Police in making arrest

According to British and Australian media reports, a 22-year-old unnamed Briton is alleged to have been courtside gambling at the Australian Open Tournament.

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NEW JERSEY REPORTS ON FIRST SIX WEEKS OF INTERNET GAMBLING

15th January, 2014 at 03:23:40
$8.4 million in online gambling revenue in 2013

On Tuesday the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement included numbers the online gambling industry has been waiting for in its report on Atlantic City gambling performance, noting that for the six weeks in 2013 that the internet gambling market has been open, revenues of $8.4 million were generated.

Full Story: New Jersey Reports On First Six Weeks Of Internet Gambling »

NURSE GAMBLED ON DECEASED'S BANK CARD

15th January, 2014 at 03:23:40
Jailed for 15 months for "particularly mean and despicable offences".

A former nurse at the University Hospital of Hartlepool in Britain was jailed Tuesday for stealing the bank cards of a dying 87-year-old patient and using them on a three-month internet gambling spree after the pensioner passed on.

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NEW JERSEY REGS GOOD FOR LOBBYISTS

15th January, 2014 at 03:23:40
In 4 years, law and lobbying firms have made around $50.3 million in fees.

A regulatory requirement that New Jersey online gambling licensees disclose amounts of money paid to lobbyists has revealed that in the last 4 years law and lobbying firms working for New Jersey gambling companies have made around $50.3 million in fees.

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FRENCH ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET CONTINUED TO BATTLE IN 2013

15th January, 2014 at 03:23:40
Full year report by regulator ARJEL offers little cheer for operators.

Whilst online sports betting flourished in France last year, other forms of online gambling did not fare so well, reports regulator ARJEL.

Full Story: French Online Gambling Market Continued To Battle In 2013 »

MR GREEN ONLINE CASINO APPOINTS NEW MALTA C.E.O.

15th January, 2014 at 03:23:40
Bo W€nghammar takes over Mr Green's Malta operation.

Executives at the Mr. Green online casino group are on the move this week according to a press release received at azonlinecasinos.com, with the head of its Malta operations, Marcus Nylen, switching to the CEO position for the group's new Garbo mobile casino, and Bo Wanghammar replacing him.

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