Gambling News 01st August, 2015

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FORMER BITCOIN DEALER ARRESTED IN JAPAN

01st August, 2015 at 10:44:24
Mt.Gox former chief Mark Karpeles detained on fraud allegations.

The former head of the now defunct Mt.Gox Bitcoin exchange, Mark Karpeles (30), was arrested Saturday by Japanese police on allegations of fraud.

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DAILY FANTASY SPORT FIRM SIGNS UP MORE BASEBALL TEAMS

01st August, 2015 at 08:48:57
DraftKings inks partnerships deals with 27 Major Baseball League franchises.

Daily fantasy sports market leader DraftKings announced Friday that it is to partner with 27 Major League Baseball teams to further expand into fantasy baseball.

Full Story: Daily Fantasy Sport Firm Signs Up More Baseball Teams »

BETFAIR TO LAUNCH NEW AD. CAMPAIGN NEXT WEEK

01st August, 2015 at 08:48:57
Football-centric campaign developed by Cubo agency.

The start of the English football Premier League season next week will also see the launch of a new football-centric integrated advertising campaign by UK online betting exchange Betfair, the publication Campaign Live reports.

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT GROWING FOR NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR'S PRESIDENTIAL RUN

01st August, 2015 at 08:48:57
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie's campaign benefits from financial friends.

With the 2016 presidential election fever gathering momentum in the United States, several influential donors have thrown their financial weight behind New Jersey governor Chris Christie, one of several candidates vying for the Republican nomination.

Full Story: Financial Support Growing For New Jersey Governor's Presidential Run »