Gambling News 29th April, 2015

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CHINESE AUTHORITIES REPORT 140 ARRESTS IN LATEST CLAMPDOWN

29th April, 2015 at 18:28:27
Ministry vows to continue clamp down on ISP providers

The Chinese Ministry of Public Security reported the detention of over 140 people since a crackdown began in March on illegal gambling.

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UNIBET PLEASED WITH UNDERLYING GROWTH

29th April, 2015 at 15:28:36
Results impacted by currency exchange reportage

Unibet delivered its first quarter results reporting a drop in gross winnings revenue, the result affected by currency exchange fluctuations.

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BIG FISH PERFORMS WELL FOR CHURCHILL DOWNS

29th April, 2015 at 15:28:36
New acquisition boosts casino results but related acquisition charges have an effect

American gaming firm Churchill Downs Inc (CDI) reported record net revenues in its first quarter 2015 results, saying its recent acquisition of Big Fish Games had performed beyond expectation.

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PENNSYLVANIA GAMING COMMITTEE HEARS MORE ABOUT ONLINE GAMBLING (Update)

29th April, 2015 at 08:08:50
Mount Airey Casino hearing gathers more opinions and evidence on legalisation.

The impartial and professional manner in which Pennsylvania's House Gaming Oversight Committee is assembling information on the possible legalisation of online gambling in the state was again in evidence Tuesday when the committee held its second hearing this week at the Mount Airey Casino Resort in northeast Pennsylvania.

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HIGH 5 GAMES HITS THE HIGH SPOTS

29th April, 2015 at 08:08:50
New premises in 1 World Center are on the 58th and 59th floors.

Burgeoning online gambling games developer High 5 Games, has officially opened its new premises on the 58th and 59th floors of the newly opened 1 World Trade Center, taking possession of 87,663 square feet of floor space.

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