Gambling News 23rd November, 2014

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NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING DISAPPOINTS

23rd November, 2014 at 02:34:04
New channel for gambling helps land casinos, but falls far short of estimates.

Taking a retrospective look over the past year, when online gambling has been legal in the state of New Jersey, the Associated Press news agency noted over the weekend that whilst internet gambling revenues had helped some land casinos, the tax revenues anticipated by the state government have fallen well short of estimates.

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ADELSON IS THE LAST TO CLAIM THE MORAL HIGH GROUND.

23rd November, 2014 at 02:34:04
Strong personal attack launched by acclaimed legal expert.

The Washington Times carried a strongly worded attack on anti-online gambling crusader and land casino magnate Sheldon Adelson over the weekend, suggesting that his opposition is more anti-competition than morally based.

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IS THE TAJ MAHAL DEAL REALLY OFF?

23rd November, 2014 at 02:34:04
Confusing signals as principal creditor tries last-minute approach to the unions.

Reports last week that the closing of Atlantic City's Taj Mahal land casino on December 12 appeared inevitable have been sidetracked by fresh disclosures from Bloomberg business news that principal creditor Carl Icahn is still searching for a solution with the unions.

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CHINESE ONLINE GAMBLING BUSTERS TO SHARE KNOWLEDGE

23rd November, 2014 at 02:34:04
Malaysia plans to send enforcement officers to China to study anti-online gambling tactics.

Malaysia is to turn to the human rights-challenged Chinese government for assistance in tackling illegal online gambling, corruption and prostitution, Minister of Home Affairs Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi told reporters Saturday after visiting an exhibition held in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the Film Censorship Board.

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