Gambling News 21st October, 2014

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MORE OPPOSITION FOR SHELDON ADELSON

21st October, 2014 at 04:29:25
"When powerful gaming interests are spearheading the fight to ban online gambling, it should give you pause."

Erik Telford, senior vice president at the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity in the United States, has come out strongly against the political influence leveraged by land casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson in his bid to ban almost all forms of online gambling.

Full Story: More Opposition For Sheldon Adelson »

A BALANCED VIEW OF THE ADELSON ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING DRIVE

21st October, 2014 at 04:29:25
Respected poker player and writer Jeff Hwang analyses casino tycoon's motivation.

Respected poker player and writer Jeff Hwang, writing in the investment publication The Motley Fool, has examined the Adelson attempt to buy a federal internet gambling ban through the US political system, and his motivation for driving his campaign against the genre.

Full Story: A Balanced View Of The Adelson Anti-online Gambling Drive »

PUTTING THE FANTASY SPORTS PHENOMENON INTO PERSPECTIVE

21st October, 2014 at 04:29:25
An interesting look at the daily fantasy sports boom, and how it relates to online gambling in New Jersey.

The recent upsurge in fantasy sports news coverage - mainly focused on the burgeoning daily fantasy sports phenomenon - has prompted the information site Online Poker Report to carry out some research....with interesting results.

Full Story: Putting The Fantasy Sports Phenomenon Into Perspective »

GIBRALTAR OPERATORS REQUEST REVIEW OF P.O.C. FINDING IN THE U.K.

21st October, 2014 at 04:29:25
Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) claims UK legislation breaches EU law and will be detrimental to consumers.

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association has asked for a judicial review following the recent High Court defeat of its challenge to the new British point-of-consumption online gambling law (see previous reports).

Full Story: Gibraltar Operators Request Review Of P.o.c. Finding In The U.k. »

STRONG Q3-2014 PERFORMANCE FROM WILLIAM HILL P.L.C.

21st October, 2014 at 04:29:25
KPI's all moving in the right direction.

Online and land gambling group William Hill plc has turned in another sparkling performance - particularly from its online enterprises - in an interim management report covering the period from 2 July 2014 to 20 October 2014.

Full Story: Strong Q3-2014 Performance From William Hill P.l.c. »