Gambling News 05th November, 2014

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IVEY TO APPEAL CROCKFORDS RULING (Update)

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
Edge sorting does not constitute cheating, poker pro maintains

Professional gambler and poker player Phil Ivey will appeal UK Court Justice Mitting's ruling in the Crockfords Casino edge sorting case.

Full Story: Ivey To Appeal Crockfords Ruling (update) »

666BET IN SIX FA CUP SPONSORSHIP DEALS

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
Non-league sponsorships dubbed the 666Bet Super Six

Hexagon Contracts -owned sports book and online casino 666Bet has entered into six non-league club sponsorships for the FA Cup first round.

Full Story: 666bet In Six Fa Cup Sponsorship Deals »

RTG CENTRAL DISPUTES SYSTEM DOWN?

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
Domain appears to have expired months ago.

Is the player dispute function for RealTime Gaming powered casinos still operating?

Full Story: Rtg Central Disputes System Down? »

DOES ADELSON'S ONLINE GAMBLING BANNING BILL STAND A CHANCE?

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
Reports that the House Judiciary Committee may hold a hearing in the closing weeks of Congress trigger speculation.

The Republican Party will have been re-energised by its victories in the mid-term elections this week, and that could add impetus to reports that the House Judiciary Committee may decide to hold a hearing on the infamous online gambling banning bill HR 4301 launched in March this year by Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz and inspired by land casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (see previous reports).

Full Story: Does Adelson's Online Gambling Banning Bill Stand A Chance? »

SENET GROUP AWARDS ADVERTISING ACCOUNT

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
The Corner to develop responsible gambling and advertising strategy

A comprehensive advertising account pitch process that involved The Corner, Karmarama and Grey London has been awarded by the Senet Group to The Corner.

Full Story: Senet Group Awards Advertising Account »

H5G GAMES GO LIVE ON GAMESYS UK PLATFORM

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
Developer focuses on further expansion in regulated jurisdictions

A range of High 5 Games slot titles launched this week via the GameSys UK platform for real-money play in the UK and Europe.

Full Story: H5g Games Go Live On Gamesys Uk Platform »

BULGARIA AND LATVIA ADD TO BLACKLISTS

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
Additions include prominent operators

Bulgaria's Sofia Court has ordered ISP restrictions to access of the latest ten websites to be added to the regulators black list.

Full Story: Bulgaria And Latvia Add To Blacklists »

NEW JERSEY REGULATOR APPROVES INDIAN TRIBE FOR INTERNET GAMBLING

05th November, 2014 at 15:15:39
Pala Interactive in second internet gambling partnership with the Borgata

New Jersey's Gaming Enforcement Division has authorised California Indian tribe Pala Interactive' s partnership with the Borgata to offer internet gambling reports the Miami Herald.

Full Story: New Jersey Regulator Approves Indian Tribe For Internet Gambling »

NEW JERSEY A.G. BRINGS IN THE BIG GUNS

05th November, 2014 at 07:07:39
Top officials sign declarations in sports betting litigation.

John Hoffman, the Attorney General for the state of New Jersey, submitted federal court declarations from three regulatory organisations certifying that in terms of the latest New Jersey law on sports betting they "...will not, and legally cannot, regulate sports wagering activities in casinos and racetracks because the 2014 Act prohibits them from doing so."

Full Story: New Jersey A.g. Brings In The Big Guns »

BHA APPOINTS RUST AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE

05th November, 2014 at 07:07:39
Ladbrokes retail exec picked for the job

Current Ladbrokes managing director of retail Nick Rust (47) has been appointed as chief executive of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) replacing outgoing chief executive Paul Bittar.

Full Story: Bha Appoints Rust As Chief Executive »

ONTARIO ONLINE GAMBLING JUST WEEKS AWAY

05th November, 2014 at 01:19:21
Provincial authorities announce upcoming launch of PlayOLG.ca.

The Canadian province of Ontario - Canada's most populous - is set to launch provincially regulated online gambling within the next few weeks, according to an announcement Tuesday.

Full Story: Ontario Online Gambling Just Weeks Away »

BETFAIR COMMITTED TO IN-HOUSE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

05th November, 2014 at 01:19:21
Technology and product development headcount up 20 percent to 840.

Online gambling group Betfair's top technical manager has emphasised the company's commitment to in-house development of its technology and products during a presentation to investors and major shareholders this week.

Full Story: Betfair Committed To In-house Technology Development »

ROMANIA RETHINKS ONLINE GAMBLING REQUIREMENTS

05th November, 2014 at 01:19:21
Lack of interest prompts government to reconsider tax levels and restrictions.

The Romanian government is reconsidering its regulation and tax requirements for prospective online gambling licence applicants following a total lack of interest in the regime four years on from when it was implemented.

Full Story: Romania Rethinks Online Gambling Requirements »