Gambling News 02nd October, 2014

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CHRISTMAN TAKES HPT THUNDER VALLEY

02nd October, 2014 at 17:01:10
Dominates HPT for $165 000 and a championship title

Californian Joseph Christman took the championship title worth $165 130 at the Heartland Poker Tour Thunder Valley Casino Resort stop this week.

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IRISH ADDICTION CENTRE PUBLISH STATS

02nd October, 2014 at 17:01:10
One in four gambling addiction admissions attributed to online

According to Aiseiri, an organisation that run two addiction rehabilitation centers in Ireland, one in four admissions for gambling addictions are caused by online gambling.

Full Story: Irish Addiction Centre Publish Stats »

US CASINO INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTES $240 BILLION TO ECONOMY

02nd October, 2014 at 17:01:10
American Gaming Association release new Oxford Economics report

As part of the American Gaming Association's (AGA) " Get to Know Gaming " campaign, results of a new study conducted by Oxford Economics were released examining the broader economic impact the gaming industry, as a whole, has on the US economy.

Full Story: Us Casino Industry Contributes $240 Billion To Economy »

MICROGAMING IN CONTENT DEAL WITH BETDIGITAL

02nd October, 2014 at 17:01:10
Popular land-based titles to be brought online

Quickfire, powered by Microgaming, has added Betdigital to its stable of development partners.

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UGANDA IMPLEMENTS NEW GAMBLING GUIDELINES

02nd October, 2014 at 17:01:10
Gambling operators to pay security bonds to regulatory authority

The Ugandan National Lotteries Board (NLB) has passed a decree that requires gambling firms to pay a security bond of USH 200 Million (US$75,616.00) to cover customer payments should those operators fail to meet their obligations.

Full Story: Uganda Implements New Gambling Guidelines »

POKERSTARS SPAIN INTEGRATE ONLINE CASINO GAMES

02nd October, 2014 at 16:59:54
Blackjack and Roulette available for the first time on poker-only destination

Online poker giant PokerStars launched blackjack and roulette in Spain today (Wednesday) via its PokerStars.es domain.

Full Story: Pokerstars Spain Integrate Online Casino Games »

1CLICK GAMES LAUNCH VIPSTAKES

02nd October, 2014 at 16:59:54
New offer covers casino, sportsbook, live casino and live betting

Malta-based 1Click Games, a white-label solution provider, has launched a new gaming site at VIP Stakes.com.

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BELGIAN REGULATORS FOCUS ON GAMBLING APPS

02nd October, 2014 at 16:59:54
Blacklist and a request for integration of age limits by online app stores

The Belgian State Gambling Commission (SGC) has set its sights on the availability of free gambling apps saying there is not enough control over minors' access.

Full Story: Belgian Regulators Focus On Gambling Apps »

UK BOOKMAKERS AGREE TO CUT ADVERTISING BEFORE 9PM

02nd October, 2014 at 16:59:54
Show commitment to newly formed voluntary responsible advertising programme

The Senet Group comprising William Hill, Ladbrokes, Paddy Power and Coral are standing by their recently launched voluntary self-regulated responsible advertising collaboration by committing to a voluntary ban on free bets and free money advertising on television before 21h00.

Full Story: Uk Bookmakers Agree To Cut Advertising Before 9pm »

GRUPO CALIENTE PARTNERSHIP WITH PLAYTECH GOES LIVE (Update)

02nd October, 2014 at 16:37:11
Online and mobile launch new offer into the Mexican market

A deal signed earlier this year between Playtech and Mexican gaming firm Grupo Caliente has come to fruition with the online and mobile launch of Caliente.mx.

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