A Union of European Football Associations statement on the UEFA.com website confirms that the association has joined forces with other sports bodies to call for “stronger protection of the integrity of sport and a fair financial return from sports betting” to be incorporated in an influential European Parliament report on the integrity of online gambling …
The news agency Associated Press reported this week that the American Gaming Association – a trade group comprised of the major US land casino owners – spent $400 000 over the third quarter of 2008 to lobby for legislation that included work regarding regulated online gambling in the USA.
A group of investors with experience in land based gambling out of Margarita Island, Venezuela is gearing up to enter the online casino and bingo arena with Bingo Las Vegas Casino.com, powered by Sweden’s Net Entertainment and licensed through the Netherlands Antilles.
The New South Wales government in Australia has been urged to seriously consider a restrained form of licensed and regulated online gambling as a step forward in keeping up with gambling trends, reports the Sydney Morning Herald this week. The newspaper was reporting on suggestions made to the NSW leaders by Alan Cameron, a former …
Online blackjack players will be able to play up to 4 hands at a time on the latest game release from Internet gambling software provider Top Game – Multi Hand Blackjack. Among the first to install the new game is Rome Casino.com, which accepts US players.
In a move that could make online access to gambling and other forbidden practices from cyber cafes more difficult, authorities in the southern Chinese city of Nanchang now require that Internet cafes install Chinese-developed operating systems, raising new concerns over cyber-snooping by authorities, reports Associated Press.
NYX Interactive-powered Mamamia Bingo.com is taking the next step and launching an Internet casino offering with its provider, the company announced this week. NYX has recently signed several casino deals and has already announced that it is investing heavily in product development to strengthen its position and widen its gambling software offering.
The Miami Herald reports that a bid by an ex-beauty queen to claim a half share of her husband’s Florida Lottery $600 000 syndicate win was turned away this week by Dade Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Bailey with the suggestion that a divorce court might be a better venue to resolve the dispute.
Bodog-powered online casinos like Lucky18, which offer online gambling to the US market, are currently making marketing capital out of the progressive slots game Jackpot Piñata, which has breached the $1 million barrier to become one of the largest jackpots currently available to American players.
Two California gamblers who sued the Google and Yahoo search engines in 2004 for carrying gambling ads after they lost $100 000 at the tables were defeated in a California court last week.
The latest annual National Annenburg Survey of Youth shows that the incidence of youthful Internet gamblers remains at the low levels experienced following last year’s “precipitous decline.” First conducted in 2002, the annual study is frequently used as a reference by US politicians attacking online gambling, such as Republican Representative Spencer Bachus.
Sweden’s Jadestone Networks has made another major partnership deal for its DiceArena multiplayer games network, signing up the Vienna listed online gambling giant Bwin Interactive barely two weeks after clinching a deal with Gala Coral. Bwin will join the network early in the new year, a spokesman said this week.