Gambling News 27th August, 2014

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ASA RULES ON BETDAQ RELIGIOUS FAUX PAS

27th August, 2014 at 14:07:26
Ladbrokes instructed to take care when using religious imagery

Betdaq.com's advert featuring Christ the Redeemer during the World Cup 2014 was reviewed by the UK Advertising Standards Authority following a complaint that objected to the use of an image of Jesus Christ to promote gambling.

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RESPECT THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE STATES

27th August, 2014 at 04:55:50
National Conference of State Legislatures again stresses the importance of states' rights.

Moves by the National Conference of State Legislatures this week should give US federal politicians like Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz pause for thought in their attempts to push through a resurrection of the Wire Act that would effectively ban most forms of online gambling.

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BONUS PROBLEMS AT THE ROOT OF CLUB GOLD CASINO CHANGES? (Update)

27th August, 2014 at 04:55:50
Belated communication from management leaves questions unanswered.

Following growing player and affiliate interest on a number of forums on the radical and rapid changes at Club Gold online casino (see previous reports), the management has issued a rather belated communication to marketing affiliates, blaming bonus inflexibility for its sudden switch to a largely unknown software.

Full Story: Bonus Problems At The Root Of Club Gold Casino Changes? (update) »

FAST ARRESTS IN TAIWAN GAMBLING MURDER CASE (Update)

27th August, 2014 at 04:55:50
But the chauffeur remains at large.

Police in the Taiwanese city of Tanchung have used camera surveillance footage from a number of sources to quickly track down two men believed to be complicit in the kidnapping and murder of wealthy gambling and business entrepreneur Shih Chia-chin (57) (see previous report).

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888 HOLDINGS REPORTS A GOOD H1-2014

27th August, 2014 at 04:55:50
KPIs continue a generally upward trend, with online casino performance leading the way.

Online gambling group 888 Holdings plc has posted its H1-2014 results for the six months ended 30 June 2014, highlighting another successful reporting period that included the following highlights:

Full Story: 888 Holdings Reports A Good H1-2014 »

CHERRY AB REPORTS MUTED HALF YEAR PERFORMANCE

27th August, 2014 at 04:55:50
Online gambling group achieves record turnover numbers, but EBITDA declines.

Stockholm-based online gambling group Cherry AB has reported its half year results to 30 June 2014, with record turnover numbers, but declines in EBITDA.

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