Gambling News 16th April, 2014

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CZECH GOVT DRAFTING ONLINE GAMING BILL

16th April, 2014 at 07:19:42
To boost tax revenue

Czech Deputy Finance Minister Ondrej Zavodsky revealed in an interview with Bloomberg this week that the Finance Ministry is in the process of drafting a bill that would boost tax revenue's by permitting all gaming operators in the Czech Republic to offer online gaming.

Full Story: Czech Govt Drafting Online Gaming Bill »

ONLINE GAMBLING RINGLEADER SENTENCED

16th April, 2014 at 03:32:19
Gambling boss Gurian gets credit for time-served.

One of the leading figures in a multi-million dollar New York online gambling business broken up by federal authorities last year, Phillip Gurian (52) has been sentenced in a federal court.

Full Story: Online Gambling Ringleader Sentenced »

ONLINE GAMBLING VETERAN TO HEAD TRIBAL SOFTWARE INITIATIVE

16th April, 2014 at 03:32:19
Betfair and RocketPlay alumni Matthew Cullen hired by California's San Manuel tribe.

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California has announced that its digital development company, San Manuel Digital, LLC, has hired i-gaming veteran Matthew Cullen as Chief Executive Officer.

Full Story: Online Gambling Veteran To Head Tribal Software Initiative »

BETBUTLER REPORTEDLY STRUGGLES WITH BODUGI PAY-OUTS (Update)

16th April, 2014 at 03:32:19
Players complain of slow-pays, and questions on financial capability.

Reports last week that BetButler has taken on the Bodugi obligations to players in return for that company's player-base (see previous reports) have been followed by disturbing and mounting forum and Twitter allegations that payments to players have been slow, and communications bad.

Full Story: Betbutler Reportedly Struggles With Bodugi Pay-outs (update) »

BORGATA VS. IVEY LATEST (Update)

16th April, 2014 at 03:32:19
US judge sends filing back for more detail.

Borgata's edge sorting cheating litigation against international poker ace Phil Ivey (see previous reports) has been sent back to the company by U.S. District Court Judge Noel Hillman because it does not adequately specify the state domiciles of Ivey and his alleged accomplice, Cheng Yin Sun.

Full Story: Borgata Vs. Ivey Latest (update) »