Gambling News 03rd April, 2014

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LOTTERY TRADE ASSOCIATION COMES OUT AGAINST INTERNET GAMBLING BAN

03rd April, 2014 at 16:14:30
Gambling laws are the prerogative of individual states, says the NASPL.

Another trade association - this time the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) has come out against Sheldon Adelson's attempt to ban all online gambling in the United States through federal bills introduced recently by Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (see previous reports).

Full Story: Lottery Trade Association Comes Out Against Internet Gambling Ban »

FLORIDA ON THE INTERNET CAFE GAMBLING WARPATH AGAIN

03rd April, 2014 at 16:14:30
New round of raids and arrests taking place.

Florida enforcement agencies are clearly determined to stamp out internet cafe gambling, embarking on a second wave of raids and prosecutions following the monumental Allied Veterans of America busts last year (see previous reports).

Full Story: Florida On The Internet Cafe Gambling Warpath Again »

PLENTY FOR ONLINE SLOTS FANS IN APRIL

03rd April, 2014 at 12:33:38
Net Entertainment and Microgaming launch new games.

Online slots fans have much to look forward to in April, with both Microgaming and Net Entertainment lining up new games with diverse and interesting themes.

Full Story: Plenty For Online Slots Fans In April »

BWIN.PARTY AND WILLIAMS INTERACTIVE IN NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING CONTENT DEAL

03rd April, 2014 at 12:33:38
Agreement covers roll-out of Williams Interactive library of Las Vegas-style casino games.

Bwin.Party and its online gambling partners in New Jersey will benefit from a new deal with Scientific Games subsidiary Williams Interactive, which will see the latter's extensive library of quality online games made available on Bwin's real money online casino platforms in New Jersey.

Full Story: Bwin.party And Williams Interactive In New Jersey Online Gambling Content Deal »

PLAYTECH VETERANS GATHER IN SAGI'S NEW VENTURE

03rd April, 2014 at 12:33:38
Roger Withers joins board of SafeCharge International Group.

Former Playtech chairman Roger Withers has joined Teddy Sagi's newly AIM-listed payment processing company SafeCharge International Group Limited as non-executive chairman of the board.

Full Story: Playtech Veterans Gather In Sagi's New Venture »

MINNESOTA GOVERNOR SITS OUT IN ONLINE GAMBLING FURORE

03rd April, 2014 at 02:55:14
Gov. Dayton will keep an eye on the dispute between lottery director and lawmakers, but does not yet have a position on the issue.

Minnesota governor Mark Dayton seems to be taking a neutral stance in the growing row between the director of the state lottery and members of the state legislature over the state lottery moves online.

Full Story: Minnesota Governor Sits Out In Online Gambling Furore »

ONLINE SPORTSBETTING THE PRIORITY FOR GREEK BETTING COMPANY

03rd April, 2014 at 02:55:14
OPAP will partner with GTech in initial online venture.

The Greek betting group OPAP is hoping that its online gambling venture, scheduled to get into gear this year in partnership with GTech, will help boost its disappointing recent results (see previous reports).

Full Story: Online Sportsbetting The Priority For Greek Betting Company »

COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF THE AUSSIE GAMBLER PUBLISHED

03rd April, 2014 at 02:55:14
Large sample helps Aussie academics draw some interesting conclusions.

An extensive study of the Australian gambling scene commissioned from local academics in 2011 by Gambling Research Australia, has been concluded and published under the no-nonsense title of 'Interactive Gambling.'

Full Story: Comprehensive Study Of The Aussie Gambler Published »

SOCIAL CASINO GAMES TOPS ON MOBILE DEVICES

03rd April, 2014 at 02:55:14
Latest Distimo survey reveals that social casino game apps are among the top-grossing in i-stores.

Social casino games are one of the top-grossing categories in mobile gaming, says a new report by Distimo.

Full Story: Social Casino Games Tops On Mobile Devices »