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UK bingo halls to get their slot machines?

  • Posted: Tue, June 24th, 2008 - 12:06 pm |
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The UK government will make an announcement today that could possibly give the beleaguered bingo industry a much-needed shot in the arm and, at last, […]

Gambling company moves to release jailed staff in Turkey

  • Posted: Mon, June 23rd, 2008 - 11:54 am |
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Sportingbet will try this week to get the ball rolling on the release of two of its London-based employees who are currently being detained in […]

MGM Grand plan non-gambling Chinese development

  • Posted: Fri, June 20th, 2008 - 12:10 pm |
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Gambling company MGM Mirage has decided to take a slight detour on its next project after it announced it will be building a hotel and […]

Global Gambling to top $155B by 2012

  • Posted: Thu, June 19th, 2008 - 12:30 pm |
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Gambling revenue accrued from around the world will top $155 billion in 2012, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.The remarkable figure will be […]

Ex-casino employees steal player list worth $108m

  • Posted: Tue, June 17th, 2008 - 1:17 pm |
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Three former employees of the Tropicana Casino have been accused of stealing a player list containing over 20,000 valuable casino players thought to be worth […]

Packer to invest in Philippine casino

  • Posted: Mon, June 16th, 2008 - 11:58 am |
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Australian billionaire and gaming tycoon James Packer is expected to invest $1.5 billion in a hotel and casino resort on Manila Bay in the Philippines.A […]

Legal online ‘Gambling’ in the U.S.

  • Posted: Fri, June 13th, 2008 - 1:03 pm |
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An interesting article was published on Forbes.com yesterday about how one man and his company had managed to create and put into practice a business […]

U.S. casinos continue to feel the pinch

  • Posted: Thu, June 12th, 2008 - 11:54 am |
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U.S. casinos are still continuing to feel the pinch of an unfavourable economy as casinos in Nevada report a fall in gaming revenue for the […]

William Hill to push online gaming sites

  • Posted: Wed, June 11th, 2008 - 12:02 pm |
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High-street bookmaker William Hill has announced it will place a special emphasis on its online offering in an attempt to become one of the top […]

Casino opposed by Church of Scotland

  • Posted: Tue, June 10th, 2008 - 12:07 pm |
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A new casino planned for Stranraer, Scotland, has been opposed by the Church of Scotland.Stranraer is the only Scottish location on the government’s list of […]

Casinos in Macau try to lure gamblers to slots

  • Posted: Mon, June 9th, 2008 - 12:28 pm |
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Casino game developers and casino owners are trying to lure Asian gamblers away from their comfortable seats at the baccarat and blackjack tables to the […]

Match-fixing system to spot suspicious betting at Euro 2008

  • Posted: Fri, June 6th, 2008 - 11:25 am |
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UEFA will introduce an early-warning system aimed at detecting match-fixing and suspicious betting patterns at this year’s Euro 2008 tournament.It is the first time that […]

BBC Match of the Day betting fix claim

  • Posted: Thu, June 5th, 2008 - 12:07 pm |
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The BBC is at the centre of a betting scandal after it seems that the result of Match Of The Day’s Goal of the Season […]

Asian casino revenue to beat US casinos’ in four years

  • Posted: Wed, June 4th, 2008 - 12:17 pm |
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Casino gaming revenue from Asian casinos looks set to surpass that of its US counterparts by 2012, according to a report released yesterday.Led by the […]

Crown Casino scraps Las Vegas casino due to credit market

  • Posted: Wed, June 4th, 2008 - 12:03 pm |
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Crown Casino, owned by Australian billionaire James Packer, is to scrap a $5 billion Las Vegas casino project because of tight credit markets.The casino project, […]

Betting expected to soar at Euro 2008

  • Posted: Tue, June 3rd, 2008 - 12:31 pm |
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Bookmaker Ladbrokes is expecting betting in the UK and Ireland on this month’s European Championships to reach record levels of £350 million.That monumental figure is […]

Gambler wins $5.5 million at online casino

  • Posted: Tue, June 3rd, 2008 - 12:01 pm |
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One lucky online gambler from Finland has won $5.5 million from just a 50 cent bet at Blackjackballroom.com.Klaus E was playing the slots when he […]

888 sign deal with Dynamite Idea

  • Posted: Mon, June 2nd, 2008 - 12:40 pm |
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Online casino and poker room 888.com has continued its tactic of expanding its game offering by signing a strategic agreement with games provider Dynamite Idea, […]

Man cheats death, beats bookmaker

  • Posted: Mon, June 2nd, 2008 - 12:06 pm |
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A man who was told by doctors that he would not live to see Christmas, has not only defied medical odds but he has also […]

SportingBet employees arrested in Turkey

  • Posted: Fri, May 30th, 2008 - 12:06 pm |
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Almost two years ago Sportingbet’s then chairman Peter Dicks was arrested in New York under Louisiana Law teh company is taking another hit, this time […]