Gambling News 24th November, 2014

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DELAWARE ONLINE GAMBLING CONTINUES TO DISAPPOINT

24th November, 2014 at 23:27:31
October figures just out show a weakening market.

October 2014 numbers in respect of online gambling activity in the state of Delaware continue to showcase a weak market one year on from legalisation.

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ATLANTIC CITY PROFITS UP IN THIRD QUARTER

24th November, 2014 at 23:27:31
Internet revenues and the absence of losses from failed land casinos see a 7.2 percent rise.

The absence of losses from failed land casinos, along with the new revenues from online gambling launched a year ago, have helped Atlantic City gambling venues to achieve a 7.2 percent rise to $147.5 million in gross operating profit in the third quarter ended September 2014.

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NEW FUN VIEW SOFTWARE FEATURE FROM MICROGAMING

24th November, 2014 at 11:55:50
In public beta with Betsson Group, wider launch expected early next year

Microgaming has launched " Fun View " in public beta, a new poker software feature for the MPN designed for widescreen devices.

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ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING LAWMAKER APPOINTED TO HEAD KEY HOUSE COMMITTEE

24th November, 2014 at 04:05:58
The Republican Representative from Utah, Jason Chaffetz, is now chairman of the influential House Oversight Committee.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah who is now notorious in the industry for introducing to the House the Restoration of the American Wire Act proposal seeking to ban most forms of internet gambling, has been appointed chairman of the powerful House Oversight Committee.

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DEVELOPING SOFTWARE TO FLAG PROBLEM GAMBLERS

24th November, 2014 at 04:05:58
The Bwin.Party and Harvard Medical School partnership could be about to deliver a valuable aid for internet gambling operators.

The imperative for online gambling operators to guard against problem gambling could be enhanced by a revolutionary software currently being developed by the successful and decade-long anti-gambling addiction partnership of Bwin.Party and the Harvard Medical School.

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KAHNAWAKE CHIEF OFFERS OLIVE BRANCH TO QUEBEC GOVERNMENT

24th November, 2014 at 04:05:58
âEUR˜No need to be adversaries,' says Grand Chief in regard to Internet gaming.

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) has reacted to the recommendations on internet gambling by a Quebec government-appointed working group, which recently recommended the amendment of the Criminal Code of Canada to enable Quebec and the other provinces to issue online gambling licenses to private operators (see previous report).

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NAVY NUCLEAR CHIEF RESPONDS TO COUNTERFEITING ALLEGATIONS (Update)

24th November, 2014 at 04:05:58
Admiral Giardina insists that he merely found the counterfeit chips in a toilet stall at the Horseshoe.

Weekend reports based on documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act that suggested US Navy nuclear commander Tim Giardina was actually involved in forging the $500 casino chips he was caught using at the Horseshoe casino have been denied by the admiral, now transferred to a desk job in Washington.

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IS YOUTUBE CENSORING SLOT VIDEOS?

24th November, 2014 at 04:05:58
Reports that channels featuring slots are being closed.

Online gambling affiliates and slot fans are speculating on the sudden and unannounced actions of Youtube over the weekend in unilaterally closing channels which feature general interest or promotional slot videos.

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