Gambling News 07th April, 2014

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BETCLIC EXITS BELGIAN ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET

07th April, 2014 at 10:53:16
Company running scared after prosecutor launches charges that could result in penalties for management.

The hard-nosed Belgian online gambling authorities have lowered the boom on Betclic, with prosecutors charging that the company has been targeting Belgian punters in contravention of the European nation's tough and protectionist online gambling laws.

Full Story: Betclic Exits Belgian Online Gambling Market »

AUSSIE ONLINE OPS GOING WELL FOR WILLIAM HILL

07th April, 2014 at 10:53:16
UK betting group has just announced that its three Aussie brands have been consolidated on one platform.

International online betting giant William Hill plc has announced that it has completed the integration of its three Australian brands on to a common platform.

Full Story: Aussie Online Ops Going Well For William Hill »

BRIT BOOKIES APPEAL TO P.M.

07th April, 2014 at 10:53:16
Changes to tax and regulations too costly.

Against a backdrop of media reports claiming that a UK government clampdown on bookies is shaping up (see previous InfoPowa bulletins), the Association of British Bookmakers wrote to prime minister David Cameron Monday, warning that heavy taxation and regulatory changes could put hundreds of jobs in the industry at risk.

Full Story: Brit Bookies Appeal To P.m. »

ONLINE GAMBLING VETERAN ACQUIRES VIRTUAL HORSE RACING PLATFORM

07th April, 2014 at 10:53:16
Brian Goodman's Elray Gaming is expanding.

Online gambling industry veterans will remember Australian entrepreneur Brian Goodman, who operated a number of RTG-powered internet casinos several years ago, but is now focused on his Elray Gaming technology and content solutions company.

Full Story: Online Gambling Veteran Acquires Virtual Horse Racing Platform »