Gambling News 15th August, 2014

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ONLINE CASINO SITE TO CLOSE END AUGUST

15th August, 2014 at 04:57:14
GetMinted players being referred to PartyPoker site.

Players at GetMinted online casino, owned by the Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment group, report receiving emails advising them that the venue is closing its virtual doors on August 28, and offering them incentives to switch to sister site in the group, Party Casino.

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BLOW YOUR MIND...VIRTUALLY

15th August, 2014 at 04:57:14
New "Deadly Gambling" game lets you play Russian Roulette with no permanent downside.

Russian online games publisher Nikita Online is assisting Minsk-based games developer Oofsource to widen the reach of its new Russian Roulette game Deadly Gambling on the GameXP online network.

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NEWSWEEK BIAS ALLEGED BY LEADING GAMBLING WRITERS

15th August, 2014 at 04:57:14
Negative article on internet gambling riddled with flaws and misinformation.

The mass-circulation news magazine Newsweek irritated online gambling observers and writers this week with what appears to be a largely one-sided and decidedly negative article on the alleged dangers the industry presents to US families.

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NEW LEGAL BLOG FROM GAMBLING LAWYER

15th August, 2014 at 04:57:14
Jeff Ifrah Launches IfrahOniGaming.com

Jeff Ifrah, a high-profile US gaming lawyer, has launched a new blog on internet gambling titled IfrahOniGaming.com.

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NEW ZEALAND'S LABOUR PARTY PROMISES CRACKDOWN ON INTERNET GAMBLING

15th August, 2014 at 04:57:14
National Racing Board applauds promise of a tougher stance.

If the New Zealand Labour Party gets into power in the next general election, offshore gambling operators beware; the party has promised that a crackdown on internet gambling is among its priorities.

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MR.GREEN ONLINE CASINO REPORTS STRONG GROWTH IN Q2

15th August, 2014 at 04:57:14
Revenues and earnings up by double digit percentages year-on-year.

Online casino operator Mr.Green & Co AB's Q2-2014 results published Friday show continued strong growth in revenues and earnings as the firm widens its marketing effort beyond the Nordic region and into the United Kingdom.

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BIGGER BULGARIAN BLACKLIST

15th August, 2014 at 04:57:14
State Commission on Gambling adds ten more sites.

The blacklist maintained by the Bulgarian State Commission on Gambling just keeps growing, and now contains 263 websites following the addition of ten more domains allegedly accessing Bulgarian punters without authority this week.

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