Gambling News 11th December, 2015

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U.S. DEVELOPER LAUNCHES NEW FREE ONLINE SLOT CASINO

11th December, 2015 at 14:06:07
Vegas World Free Slots offers robust mobile multiplayer game.

Seattle-based online slot developer FlowPlay has launched Vegas World Free Slots, a robust six-slot multiplayer mobile social casino available for download in the Google Play store for Android devices and coming soon to iOS.

Full Story: U.s. Developer Launches New Free Online Slot Casino »

U.K. MINISTER FOR SPORTS BACKS CALL FOR MORE PROBLEM GAMBLING DONATIONS

11th December, 2015 at 14:06:07
Supports call from Responsible Gambling Trust for gambling companies to "up their game".

The UK government's minister for sports, Tracey Crouch MP has backed a call by the Responsible Gambling Trust for UK licensed companies to honour their commitment to donate 0.1 percent of Gross Gambling Yield to combatting problem gambling.

Full Story: U.k. Minister For Sports Backs Call For More Problem Gambling Donations »

PENNSYLVANIA ONLINE GAMBLING BILL ON HOLD FOR NOW (Update)

11th December, 2015 at 11:54:34
Inclusion of amendments stalls House floor vote.

House Bill 649 in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives remained at second consideration stage and was not voted on Wednesday when it was bogged down with four new amendments which were accepted after some debate.

Full Story: Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill On Hold For Now (update) »

P.P.A. HAS A BIT OF FUN WITH 'CASINO IN EVERY SMARTPHONE' SLOGAN

11th December, 2015 at 11:54:34
4-step guide to a Congressional hearing.

The Poker Players Alliance action group is having a bit of fun at the expense of Sheldon Adelson's inaccurate "a casino in every smartphone" anti-online gambling slogan, using screen grabs of one of his executives repeatedly using the mantra as a means to secure a Congressional hearing.

Full Story: P.p.a. Has A Bit Of Fun With 'casino In Every Smartphone' Slogan »

MALAYSIAN POLICE ACTIVE AGAIN IN ONLINE GAMBLING SWOOPS

11th December, 2015 at 11:54:34
89 arrested and 220 laptop computers seized.

Malaysian police in the Kulai region launched another series of online gambling raids earlier this month, arresting 89 individuals and seizing 220 laptop computers and other evidence.

Full Story: Malaysian Police Active Again In Online Gambling Swoops »

BRAZILIAN SENATE COMMITTEE TAKES A MORE LIBERAL APPROACH TO GAMBLING

11th December, 2015 at 11:54:34
Sweeping changes could see multiple forms of gambling legalised, including online sports and casino wagering.

This week saw the start of what could be a major breakthrough for gambling in Brazil when the Special Commission of National Development - a committee in the national Senate - progressed a measure to allow multiple styles of gambling, including online betting on sports and casino games, by 8 votes to 2, with one abstention.

Full Story: Brazilian Senate Committee Takes A More Liberal Approach To Gambling »

FAMOUS MEXICAN HACKER ASSASINATED

11th December, 2015 at 11:54:34
Paul Robles reportedly had many enemies.

Famous Mexican computer hacker turned IT security operator, Paul "MegaByte" Robles (31), was assassinated earlier this month, shot five times whilst having breakfast at a Guadalajara cafe with his father. The police are still hunting his murderer.

Full Story: Famous Mexican Hacker Assasinated »

ONLINE GAMBLING PREDICTIONS PUBLISHED

11th December, 2015 at 11:54:34
Global Betting and Gambling Consultants gives its take on the year ahead.

The Isle of Man-based Global Gaming and Betting Consultants has published its annual exercise in gambling crystal ball gazing, predicting that 2016 will see:

Full Story: Online Gambling Predictions Published »