Gambling News 30th December, 2014

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SENET GROUP READIES MEDIA CAMPAIGN

30th December, 2014 at 14:28:47
Promoting responsible gambling behaviour

The independent Senet Group, founded by UK gambling firms William Hill, Paddy Power, Coral Group and Ladbrokes, has kept to its word with the imminent launch of a responsible gambling campaign in the UK market.

Full Story: Senet Group Readies Media Campaign »

ONLINE CASINO AFFILIATE PROGRAM SHUTTING DOWN

30th December, 2014 at 14:28:47
Affeurope says all tracking links will be closed on December 31.

Online casino affiliate management firm Affeurope is ending 2014 on a low note for both itself and its affiliate marketers, advised them that it plans to shut down all affiliate links with effect from December 31 2014.

Full Story: Online Casino Affiliate Program Shutting Down »

ROMANIA SET TO AMEND GAMBLING TAX REGIME

30th December, 2014 at 14:28:47
Emergency draft ordinance approved by Government

According to the Romanian National Office for Gambling (RNOG), Romania's Government approved an emergency draft ordinance for the regulation of gambling earlier this week.

Full Story: Romania Set To Amend Gambling Tax Regime »

NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUES FLAT

30th December, 2014 at 14:28:47
Online poker delivers lowest revenues to date

Nevada gambling revenues for November 2014 remained flat compared to the same period last year, the Nevada Gaming Control Board said Tuesday.

Full Story: Nevada Gambling Revenues Flat »

MACAU WOES CONTINUE WITH ADDED MEASURES

30th December, 2014 at 14:28:47
Clean certificate of criminal record required from VIP clients

A directive from Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB) informs junket operators of the introduction of a new measure that requires them to be in possession of a clean certificate of criminal record from VIP gambling clients before opening their accounts, effective January 1, 2015.

Full Story: Macau Woes Continue With Added Measures »

SOUTH KOREANS IN CAMBODIAN COURT ON INTERNET GAMBLING CHARGES

30th December, 2014 at 01:36:47
Seven men caught red-handed in police raid on luxury villa.

A Cambodian court is currently trying seven South Korean nationals arrested by local police after a tip-off about an online gambling operation this week, reports the Phnom Penh Post.

Full Story: South Koreans In Cambodian Court On Internet Gambling Charges »

TALKING POINTS ON PROBLEM GAMBLING

30th December, 2014 at 01:36:47
Three important scientific studies that debunk claims that online gambling impacts addiction in gambling.

With the Adelson-backed Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling pumping out all sorts of misinformation and scare stories on the impact of online gambling on compulsive gambler numbers, the poker information site US Poker.com published a timely reminder this week that the facts established through scientific studies indicate otherwise.

Full Story: Talking Points On Problem Gambling »

POKERSTARS WITHDRAWS ITS SPANISH ONLINE CASINO OFFERING

30th December, 2014 at 01:36:47
Technical modifications necessary to comply with local regulations, operators says.

The Spanish real money online casino offering from Pokerstars has been withdrawn from the market after just two months of operations.

Full Story: Pokerstars Withdraws Its Spanish Online Casino Offering »