Gambling News 27th June, 2015

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CALIFORNIA'S SUPREME COURT RULES ON 'SWEEPSTAKES' INTERNET GAMING

27th June, 2015 at 11:30:29
Internet cafe operators told that online 'sweepstakes' style gambling is illegal in California.

The state Supreme Court in California made a landmark ruling on internet cafe 'sweepstakes' style online gambling last week, almost unnoticed in the celebrations over the federal Supreme Court's recognition of gay marriage rights in the same timeframe.

Full Story: California's Supreme Court Rules On 'sweepstakes' Internet Gaming »

LOTTERY RETAILER TRADE BODY APPLAUDS R.A.W.A. RE-INTRODUCTION (Update)

27th June, 2015 at 11:30:29
Notoriously misinformed executive thinks this is really a restoration.

Given its track record of opposition to online ticket sales in state lotteries, it is hardly surprising that the the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing Stores (NACS) was among the first last week to applaud the re-introduction to the US Senate of the Restoration of America's Wire Act.

Full Story: Lottery Retailer Trade Body Applauds R.a.w.a. Re-introduction (update) »

HISTORICAL SNAPSHOT OF U.K. ONLINE GAMBLING

27th June, 2015 at 11:30:29
A useful benchmark for the future.

The UK Gambling Commission has published industry statistics for the period 1 April 2010 to 30 September 2014, with the final twelve months of the period providing a useful comparison benchmark for the future as one of the last sets of pre-point-of-consumption gambling statistics.

Full Story: Historical Snapshot Of U.k. Online Gambling »