Gambling News 07th February, 2014

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FRENCH TAXMAN'S TAKE A LITTLE DOWN ON INTERNET GAMBLING

07th February, 2014 at 12:24:30
Sportsbetting saves the day in La Belle France

The French taxman had to be satisfied with a slightly lower boost from online gambling last year, taking in Euro 325 million (2012: Euro 327 million), according to numbers released by the French regulator ARJEL.

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REALTIME GAMING LAUNCHES A SEQUEL TO A POPULAR ONLINE SLOT

07th February, 2014 at 12:24:30
Naughty or Nice: Spring Break extends a theme online slot players clearly like.

Veteran online gambling software developer RealTime Gaming has launched a sequel to its very popular festive season-themed slot Naughty or Nice after developing a warmer and beach-oriented version.

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BETSSON ACQUIRES DUTCH ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP

07th February, 2014 at 01:36:51
Oranje and Kroon online casinos and an affiliate program based in Malta sold for a potential Euro 145 million.

The Swedish online gambling operator Betsson AB has announced the acquisition of the Class One Holding Ltd Dutch private online gaming group (based in Malta and comprising Oranje Casino, Kroon Casino and an affiliate business.)

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BETSSON DECLARES Q4 AND FY 2013 RESULTS

07th February, 2014 at 01:36:51
Weaker performance recorded in last quarter, but creditable full year results

The Swedish online gambling group Betsson has posted its Q4 and FY 2013 results, showcasing a somewhat weaker quarterly performance but a solid full year.

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NEW JERSEY ONLINE PUNTERS PREFER REGULATED OPERATORS

07th February, 2014 at 00:34:43
New survey shows a trend away from unlicensed websites.

The New Jersey research firm Commercial Intelligence has completed a study showing that online gamblers are moving to New Jersey regulated websites in preference to unlicensed offshore competitors.

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NEW PRO-ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP ENTERS THE FRAY

07th February, 2014 at 00:34:43
The Coalition for Consumer and Online Protections (C4COP) presents its arguments against a federal ban on internet gambling.

The new action group formed to fight Sheldon Adelson's attempts to have online gambling federally banned in the United States, the Coalition for Consumer and Online Protections (C4COP) has wasted no time in entering the debate, distributing a statement with several arguments against prohibition.

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TURKEY GETS TOUGH ON INTERNET GAMBLING

07th February, 2014 at 00:34:43
New measures can have a website blocked in hours and without due process.

Turkish parliamentarians have signed off on fresh Internet controls that could have an impact on internet gambling websites.

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