Gambling News 06th May, 2015

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PUBLISHES STRATEGY FOR DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET (Update)

06th May, 2015 at 20:29:54
Positive moves afoot for unified European market

The European Gaming and Betting Association welcomed the European Commission's published strategy for a Digital Single Market today saying:

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POKERSTARS LAUNCH CASINO GAMES IN ITALY

06th May, 2015 at 20:29:54
Expands poker offer with dedicated casino tab

A dedicated casino tab on the PokerStars.it website now offers real-money and play-for-fun casino games for the Italian market.

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SPORTNCO DEVELOPS NEW RANGE OF MOBILE SOLUTIONS

06th May, 2015 at 15:55:33
Staying ahead of the curve

France Pari subsidiary SportnCo has launched its first native sports betting application for Windows Phones while also announcing the launch of ZEbet.fr and ZEbet.com for smartphones along with a native iPad application for NetBet.

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DUTCH LAWMAKERS DEBATE TAX ON INTERNET GAMBLING

06th May, 2015 at 10:25:25
Requests for re-estimates on size of market and taxation potential.

Dutch media reports indicate that the politicians are still debating tax levels as the legalisation date for online gambling approaches.

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INTERNET GAMBLING STUDY SETTLES SOME MYTHS

06th May, 2015 at 10:25:25
New study shows that "internet gambling does not cause gambling problems in, and of, itself."

The high profile problem gambler researcher from Australia's Southern Cross University, Dr. Sally Gainsbury, has published scientifically based findings which give the lie to some of the wilder and unsubstantiated claims of politicians and organisations like the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling that online gambling is a principal cause of addictive gambling.

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FOURTH DAY UNDER QUESTIONING FOR ADELSON (Update)

06th May, 2015 at 10:25:25
Corruption, crime rings, political funding, murder conspiracy and money touched on in latest exchanges.

Las Vegas land casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson was again on the witness stand in a Nevada court room Tuesday as litigation on jurisdiction regarding the alleged unfair dismissal of his former Macau executive Steven Jacobs entered its fourth day (see previous reports), with media and Nevada regulators among the audience.

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MICROGAMING PLANS NEW OFFICE TO ACCOMMODATE GROWTH

06th May, 2015 at 10:25:25
Skywalk will join new building to the existing Isle of Man headquarters.

Online gambling software developer Microgaming has announced that construction has officially begun on a new "state of the art" office building in Douglas, Isle of Man.

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