Gambling News 13th December, 2014

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E-PROCESSOR TECH EXEC SENT TO JAIL

13th December, 2014 at 01:44:36
So that's what happened to Liberty Reserve.

Online gambling industry observers interested in the sudden disappearance of e-processor Liberty Reserve last year now know what happened to the company following a media statement from the US Justice Department.

Full Story: E-processor Tech Exec Sent To Jail »

AMAYA SHARES PLUMMET IN WAKE OF OFFICIAL VISITS

13th December, 2014 at 01:44:36
Stock dived 18 percent Friday.... and Intertain suffered as well.

Shares in the Montreal-based online gambling group Amaya Gaming Inc. plummeted 18 percent Friday after the company confirmed that Quebec's securities regulator has launched an investigation into trading activity surrounding the $4.9 billion acquisition of PokerStars parent The Rational Group.

Full Story: Amaya Shares Plummet In Wake Of Official Visits »

NEW JERSEY GAMBLING NUMBERS DOWN AGAIN

13th December, 2014 at 01:44:36
Little to celebrate in November numbers.

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released the state's gambling statistics for November 2014 Friday, presenting a set of figures that show another sizeable decline in year-on-year revenue.

Full Story: New Jersey Gambling Numbers Down Again »

A WORD OF ADVICE ON GAMBLING ADVERTISING.

13th December, 2014 at 01:44:36
CAP publishes gambling advertising review.

The Committee of Advertising Practice, a UK body that specialises in advertising guidance and works closely with the Advertising Standards Association, has published a review of the evidence on gambling advertising and its impact on young people and problem gambling behaviour, advising operators to take all reasonable steps to avoid targeting the under-aged.

Full Story: A Word Of Advice On Gambling Advertising. »

ONLINE GAMBLING BANNING ATTEMPTS WILL RETURN NEXT YEAR.

13th December, 2014 at 01:44:36
Nevada senator nails his colours to the mast.

Online gambling banning attempts in the US through the Adelson-inspired Restoration of America's Wire Act may have failed in this year's Congressional session, but they will be back on the agenda in a Republican-controlled federal legislature next year...and the influential and veteran Nevada Senator Harry Reid will support the attempt in the hope that he can achieve carve-outs for online poker.

Full Story: Online Gambling Banning Attempts Will Return Next Year. »