Gambling News 18th October, 2014

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NEW ONLINE AND MOBILE CASINO FROM GAMING REALMS

18th October, 2014 at 02:23:47
Provider launches latest operation on a new platform.

According to a recent press release posted on Slotjunkies, Bear Group, a subsidiary of London-listed online gambling provider Gaming Realms, has launched a new online and mobile casino called 'Spin Genie' - joining a stable of internet gambling operations that includes Total Gold, CastleJackpot and Pocket Fruity (refer to the casino directory for more information).

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NEW GAMBLING-FOCUSED CYBER CURRENCY LAUNCHED

18th October, 2014 at 02:23:47
Hyper virtual currency claims it is twenty times faster than Bitcoin on settlements.

The latest peer-to-peer cyber currency to launch is branded Hyper, and claims to finalise settlements twenty times faster than the longer established and better known Bitcoin.

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JUDGE SAVES TRUMP TAJ MAHAL...FOR NOW (Update)

18th October, 2014 at 02:23:47
Delaware federal bankruptcy court judge voids contract with union workers.

The Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City has dodged the bankruptcy bullet for now following a decision by federal bankruptcy court Judge Kevin Gross that it could void its contract with union workers.

Full Story: Judge Saves Trump Taj Mahal...for Now (update) »

SWEDISH GOVERNMENT REACTS TO E.C. COURT REFERRAL (Update)

18th October, 2014 at 02:23:47
Announces plan to accelerate implementation of new licensing system.

The European Commission's announcement Thursday that Sweden is among the member states it has referred to the European Court of Justice for infringing EU laws in its online gambling enterprises (see previous report) appears to have touched a Swedish government nerve.

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SOUTH AFRICAN MINISTER OPENS UP ON GAMBLING BOARD SCANDAL (Update)

18th October, 2014 at 02:23:47
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies belatedly briefs parliamentary committee.

The reasons for the suspension of the entire South African National Gambling Board six weeks ago (see previous report) were finally - if belatedly - disclosed Friday when Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies briefed an impatient parliamentary committee enquiring into the issue.

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