Gambling News 25th February, 2015

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TONYBET LAUNCH NEW OPEN FACE CHINESE GAME

25th February, 2015 at 19:18:00
Progressive Pineapple offers more Fantasyland cards.

Open Face Chinese Poker (OFCP) operator TonyBet (tonybetpoker.com/) launched a new OFCP variant Progressive Pineapple this week.

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ASA RAPS CASINO CLASSIC ON THE KNUCKLES

25th February, 2015 at 15:00:46
Third party affiliate failed to include terms and conditions

Apollo Entertainment Ltd-owned Casino Classic was in the hot seat this week when the UK Advertising Standards Authority assessed a complaint that challenged an e-mail promotion recruiting new customers to the online wagering website.

Full Story: Asa Raps Casino Classic On The Knuckles »

MACAU CASINO SHARES IN DECLINE

25th February, 2015 at 07:49:56
Weak performance over the Chinese New Year and fears that there may be restrictions on tourists drive share prices down.

The share prices of casino resorts on the Chinese gambling island of Macau went into decline this week as the stats on Chinese New Year gambling proved disappointing, and a local official revealed plans to restrict the number of tourists to the island.

Full Story: Macau Casino Shares In Decline »

ATLANTIC CITY'S REVEL SOLD AT LAST

25th February, 2015 at 07:49:56
Wiley Florida developer ends up paying less than his original bid.

The on again - off again bankruptcy sale of the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Resort in Atlantic City appears to have been successfully concluded, subject to the approval of the local bankruptcy court...and shrewd Florida property developer Glenn Straub has a bargain at $82 million - a hefty discount from his original $95.4 million bid when the property was auctioned (see previous report).

Full Story: Atlantic City's Revel Sold At Last »

INDIANA MOVES FORWARD ON INTERNET BETTING

25th February, 2015 at 07:49:56
But it's only on horse racing.

Republican Representative Robert Cherry's bid to legalise online horse race betting in Indiana - HB1270 - is making surprisingly good progress, reports the publication The Statehouse File.com.

Full Story: Indiana Moves Forward On Internet Betting »