Gambling News 20th October, 2014

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MYBET NAMES NEW CFO

20th October, 2014 at 10:48:28
Strengthens executive board

mybet Holding SE has appointed 42-year-old economist Markus Peuler as chief financial officer effective November 15, 2014.

Full Story: Mybet Names New Cfo »

ACTIVIST RESPONDS TO LATEST C.S.I.G. OP-ED.

20th October, 2014 at 03:01:01
Minton questions allegation that online gambling is more dangerous than other forms of betting.

Consumer activist Michelle Minton has been quick to respond to US politician and former mayor of Denver, Wellington Webb's latest anti-online gambling editorial in support of Sheldon Adelson's Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling.

Full Story: Activist Responds To Latest C.s.i.g. Op-ed. »

PENNSYLVANIA POLITICIAN SET TO OPPOSE FEDERAL INTERNET GAMBLING BAN

20th October, 2014 at 03:01:01
State Representative plans to introduce a resolution against attempts to resurrect the Wire Act.

Sheldon Adelson's attempts to influence US politics through resurrecting the Wire Act and imposing a federal ban on almost all online gambling could be approaching a new hurdle in Pennsylvania.

Full Story: Pennsylvania Politician Set To Oppose Federal Internet Gambling Ban »

MALTA MEDIA FLAGS AYRE EXTRADITION ATTEMPTS

20th October, 2014 at 03:01:01
Newspaper claims past Malta connections with online gambling operations.

The Malta newspaper The Independent has picked up on US media interest in the continuing attempts by Maryland law enforcement officials to extradite high profile online gambling entrepreneur Calvin Ayre.

Full Story: Malta Media Flags Ayre Extradition Attempts »

SAGI E-PROCESSING FIRM SIGNS UP MAJOR OPERATORS

20th October, 2014 at 03:01:01
Leading Rank plc companies to use SafeChrage for online transactions.

Israeli online gambling entrepreneur and principal Playtech shareholder, Teddy Sagi, has scored another online gambling coup with the announcement that his AIM-listed e-processing company, SafeCharge, has been selected for online transactions by top Rank Group plc subsidiaries Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casinos (see the AZOC casino directory for more information on the Rank brands).

Full Story: Sagi E-processing Firm Signs Up Major Operators »