Gambling News 22nd June, 2016

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RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING TRUST HAS A NEW CHAIRPERSON

22nd June, 2016 at 15:39:34
Former barrister appointed after four month search.

Kate Lampard CBE, a former UK barrister and vice chair of the South of England Strategic Health Authority, has been appointed the independent chair of the board of trustees of the Responsible Gambling Trust following a four-month selection process carried out by an independent committee.

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HOPES FOR ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION IN PENNSYLVANIA TODAY (Update)

22nd June, 2016 at 08:39:55
Wednesday could see DFS and online gambling on the House floor.

Online gambling industry monitors will be watching Pennsylvania House proceedings closely today (Wednesday) to see whether the political leadership will once again present Rep. John Payne's HB649 online gambling legalisation bill along with a daily fantasy sports bill that has also passed committee stage and is set for a second reading.

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SLOTLAND CASINO REPORTS A MAJOR WIN

22nd June, 2016 at 08:39:55
Airmail-themed slot coughs up $223,167 for online punter.

Slotland online casino reported in a press statement Tuesday that an online punter and his wife both screamed in excitement when he hit a $223,167 progressive jackpot on the casino's proprietary slot Air Mail.

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