Gambling News 09th July, 2014

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SAFE ONLINE GAMBLING CHECK LAUNCHED

09th July, 2014 at 11:19:23
Responsible Gambling Council says RG Check - Internet is a must for operators.

Online gambling operators seeking an extra level of assurance regarding their responsible gambling measures are the target for Canada's Responsible Gaming Council, which has just launched RG Check-Internet.

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NEW IN-HOUSE DEVELOPED GAME LAUNCHED AT BGO.

09th July, 2014 at 11:19:23
Online casino's Murder Mystery has five bonus features.

BGO (pronounced Be-Go), the online casino operated by Alderney-licensed BGO Entertainment Limited, has launched a new online game developed by its in-house specialists according to a report on Slotjunkies.com today.

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FEDERAL GAMBLING REGULATION SOUGHT IN ARGENTINA

09th July, 2014 at 05:09:59
Trade association working on a proposal to better regulate online gambling.

If you thought the legislative and regulatory regimes for online gambling in the United States were complicated, spare a thought for Argentina operators struggling with different systems in 23 provinces and one autonomous city.

Full Story: Federal Gambling Regulation Sought In Argentina »

IRISH SPORTS BROADCASTER IN MOBILE TALKS

09th July, 2014 at 05:09:59
Sentanta Sports could use status as MVNO to launch mobile information and betting service.

The Irish sports broadcaster Setanta Sports is reportedly in discussions with mobile communications network provider Three Ireland for a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) accreditation, reports The Irish Times.

Full Story: Irish Sports Broadcaster In Mobile Talks »

UK GAMBLING COMMISSION HEAD DISCUSSES NEW U.K. LICENSING LAW

09th July, 2014 at 05:09:59
Brit regulator expects around 150 applications for online gambling licenses under new point-of-consumption law.

Jenny Williams, the head of Britain's Gambling Commission, spoke on the imminent implementation of the new point-of-consumption laws and tax regime at an international gambling conference in Barcelona last week, telling delegates that her organisation expects to process around 150 applications from online gambling operators, and revealing that several applications have already been submitted.

Full Story: Uk Gambling Commission Head Discusses New U.k. Licensing Law »

CHANNEL FIVE EXONERATED ON GAMBLING ADVERT COMPLAINTS

09th July, 2014 at 05:09:59
Running online gambling adverts during a program on debt escapes censure.

The controversy over Channel Five's screening of gambling adverts during a television program featuring a problem gambler titled My Spiral into Debt Hell has ended positively for the UK broadcaster.

Full Story: Channel Five Exonerated On Gambling Advert Complaints »

SCANDINAVIAN CLAMPDOWN ON GAMBLING ADVERTS?

09th July, 2014 at 05:09:59
Review of Swedish gambling advertising could have far-reaching implications in the Nordic region.

Gambling adverts in Swedish publications that are widely read or seen in neighbouring Nordic nations wishing to shield their populations from such incentives to gamble are an increasing source of concern, and the Swedish government is taking steps to address the situation.

Full Story: Scandinavian Clampdown On Gambling Adverts? »

NEW LIVE DEALER SIC BO LAUNCHED

09th July, 2014 at 05:09:59
Asian fave now available to EntwineTech clients.

Manila-based live dealer provider EntwineTech has launched the traditional Chinese game of Sic Bo to its clients.

Full Story: New Live Dealer Sic Bo Launched »

BAD TIMING FOR ANTI-GAMBLING ADVERT

09th July, 2014 at 05:09:59
Singapore's National Council on Problem Gambling ad ridiculed as Germany progress in nthe World Cup.

Singapore's National Council on Problem Gambling came in for some serious ridicule on internet and mobile social media following its display ad. during the half time commercial break in the Brazil vs. Germany game, which at that point saw the Germans 5 - 0 ahead of the host nation.

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