Gambling News 20th April, 2015

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GREENTUBE ANTICIPATES SPANISH LICENSE

20th April, 2015 at 20:43:27
B2B expansion into what it considers a lucrative market

Novomatic -owned interactive business Greentube revealed the company has applied for licensing from the Spanish gaming authority.

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BETSSON EXEC NAMED CHAIRMAN OF DOGA

20th April, 2015 at 20:43:27
Change of guard at Danish Online Gambling Association

Betsson managing director Peter Weinreich Johansen has been named by the Danish Online Gambling Association (DOGA) as its Chairman.

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MAN JAILED FOR STEALING FROM OWN MOTHER

20th April, 2015 at 20:43:27
Pilfered GBP 52 000 to fund lifestyle

David Rylance (47), who stole GBP 52 000 from his ill mother to fund day to day living expenses, a holiday and online gambling was sentenced by a Newcastle Crown Court this week to 27 months imprisonment.

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NEW TAX LAWS IN OZ WILL IMPACT ONLINE GAMBLING FIRMS

20th April, 2015 at 08:47:20
A$50 million in tax reveues could accrue to South Australia.

The Australian provincial government of South Australia could benefit handsomely - by as much as A$50 million - from a new federal law allowing state governments to collect taxes from online gambling companies based on the principle of point-of-consumption; in other words, the location of the gambler, not the registered office of the company.

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METROPLAY-666BET PAY-OUTS IMMINENT? (Update)

20th April, 2015 at 08:47:20
After over a week of finger pointing, movement expected today (Monday).

It's been a torrid ten days for the MetroPlay-666Bet online gambling enterprise following the suspension of its UK Gambling Commission licence and a growing row with players over the lack of action in returning deposits and making payments (see previous reports).

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