Gambling News 07th April, 2015

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UK GAMBLING COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED (Update)

07th April, 2015 at 20:50:38
But yet to name a successor to Jenny Williams

The UK Minister for Sport and Tourism - Helen Grant and the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport - Sajid Javid have announced public appointments to the board of the Gambling Commission.

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NEW DUTCH JUSTICE SECRETARY SPEAKS ON INTERNET GAMBLING

07th April, 2015 at 15:28:09
Teeven's replacement State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff continues with licensing project.

Dutch media reports this week indicate that the new State Justice and Security Secretary, Klaas Dijkhoff will continue to drive the licensing and regulation of online gambling in much the same way as his predecessor Fred Teeven, who resigned recently (see previous report).

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ONLINE CASINO SUBJECTED TO EXTORTION ATTEMPT

07th April, 2015 at 07:58:30
Criminals launch DDoS attack as casino owner remains defiant

The Betat online casino group has communicated with players who were complaining about patchy technical performance over the long weekend, advising them that the operation has been fighting off a significant Distributed Denial of Service attack.

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