March 2009

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 06:51
Exclusive gambling policies under the German Interstate Gambling Treaty have stripped a Major German Lottery provider of it's ability to do business on home ground.
The lotto provider Tipp24 announced it will leave only 15 staff members at their jobs in Germany out of a previously employed 154. The company has moved it's operations to the U.K.
Sunday, March 8, 2009 - 06:51
The arrival of a delegation from the Poker Player's Alliance or PPA at the Conservative Political Action Conference or CPAC last month in Washington was an unprecedented move to further the aims of the lobbying organization for the online poker industry.
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 06:51
In Europe over 3 million people bet online on football, cricket and horse racing. Next week Members of the European Parliament will decide whether online sports betting should be regulated at a European or national level. A report by the Parliament's Internal Market Committee calls for national governments to regulate it. Some members of the Committee disagree and want European rules.
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 06:51
Bwin Interactive Entertainment is reported to have provided sponsorship for the newly renamed Brawn GP, F1 racing team.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 06:51
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has granted Eurosport, a satellite channel, an online wagering permit.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 06:51
Operators in the Philippines Cagayan province, under the jurisdiction of the Cagayan Export Zone (CEZ) have the "right to operate or own directly, indirectly or through a third party any tourism related activities including gambling casinos, under priorities and standards set by the CEZA" Port Irene in Cagayan is the only free port legally allowed to run and host online gambling businesses and
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - 06:51
For those who were expecting the European Union to "liberalize" the online gambling industry, recent news that the vote in favour of an own-initiative report will not be pleased.
Deputies voted strongly in favour for the report by Danish Socialist member Christel Schaldemose on the 'integrity' of online gambling. In total 544 voted positive with 36 against and 66 abstentions.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - 06:51
Protectionist sentiment is getting stronger as British workers voice their concerns as the economy slows. Looking at online sectors for service jobs in a global economy the European Union is seeking direction to combat protectionist attitudes.
Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 06:51
China began negotiations with Paynova early in 2005. Then in 2008 the payment services company started to make head way with the Chinese banking system and its partners. Paynova's payment process will make it possible for Western developers to sell virtual goods and other microtransaction items to Chinese residents.
Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 06:51
The European Parliament is considering a measure that would try to provide more protection for users of the Internet. Greek MEP Stavros Lambrinidis is preparing a report that calls for a more efficient means of protection of user data. The debate carried on thus far is primarily concerned with freedom on the internet.
Friday, March 13, 2009 - 06:51
While many of us know a little bit about online gambling not very many of us know a great deal. It is a virtual world that seems constantly in flux. New opportunities are springing up on the internet for firms specializing in online legal matters and internet research. These firms are offering in depth analysis on everything from soup to nuts.
Friday, March 13, 2009 - 06:51
Boss Media from Växjö, Sweden a subsidiary of GTECH announced recently that they have penned a licencing deal with the world famous rock band Aerosmith. GTECH is a world leading transaction processing and technology integration company. The company from Providence, Rhode Island, in the U.S.A.
Sunday, March 8, 2009 - 06:51
Software provider choice is possibly the most important aspect of the online gambling experience. It's a decision that makes online gaming fun or frustrating. As of 2008, there are over 160 companies providing online casinos with the software solutions that make Internet gambling possible. This is a figure that is steadily growing along with the industry itself.
Saturday, March 7, 2009 - 06:51
Security is the main feature online gambling customers consider when choosing a casino, poker room or bingo site.
Sunday, March 1, 2009 - 06:51
Lou Fabiano and Warren Jolly are still going head to head in a battle for control of the Casino Affiliate Programs platform. This wavering company is not served well by this low slung debate. Both men accuse the other of wrong doing as the emails and rumours continue to circulate. CAP is now seeing its integrity eroded seriously throughout the online gaming industry.
Monday, March 2, 2009 - 06:51
Profit from a marathon poker session could easily hit seven figures. This is tempting bait for those in the world with the backing and stamina to try out for a stint as a poker player online. The amount of money wagered in the high stakes online poker games over the past few years has been staggering.
Monday, March 2, 2009 - 06:51
Japan, Macao, Canada, Australia, Costa Rica and India were all at the table when the United States was rewriting its trade commitments regarding internet gambling back in 2007.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 06:51
Rank Group which owns Mecca Bingo, have recently penned a deal with known gaming software provider Virtue Fusion.
Chief Executive Officer for Virtue Fusion Bob McCulloch said in a statement, "We are delighted to have signed Mecca Bingo up for a third term."
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 - 06:51
Microgaming is still coming on strong with four new fun video slots and a refreshingly different new poker addition as part of it's prestigious Gold Series of table games. Microgaming software powers the world's leading poker network with over 40 card rooms, as well as market-leading bingo software.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 - 06:51
The British bingo industry is being threatened by the system of 'double taxation', which dictates that bingo revenue should be subject to the payment of both 17.5% value added tax and 15% gross profits tax. No other form of gambling or leisure industry in the UK is subject to a comparable regime.
Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 06:51
Today in Paris, Eric Woerth, France's budget minister hosted a press conference that shed some light on the French Government's intentions for the future of online gambling.
Efforts by the European Commission to bring France into line and allow the operators of online gambling establishments within the E.U. jurisdictions to compete with state monopolies today found some success.
Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 06:51
Jueteng is a numbers game played in the Philippines. The game originated in China and means "flower" (jue) and "bet" (teng). Although illegal, it is a widely popular game with participation that crosses most, social and economic boundaries. With long odds and no limits on minimum or maximum bets, the lure of quick riches through a lucrative payout is its strongest appeal.
Friday, March 6, 2009 - 06:51
French gambling group Mangas Gaming SAS with substantial investments in online gaming and sports betting has revealed that two major deals have been finalized.
Betclic, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Bet-at-home.com AG, and that it will launch a public offer to acquire the shares held by the minority shareholders.
Friday, March 6, 2009 - 06:51
Lottomatica, an Italian company traded on the Milan Stock exchange along with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of lottery and other public games worldwide increased bets accepted by its Italy sports gambling operation in February by 17 percent. Good news for the company's treasury and stock holders.
Saturday, March 7, 2009 - 06:51
The United Kingdom is number five in the world of online gambling. With participants wagering over three million pounds everyday in online poker games alone web based gambling has become really big business. Generating over three billion pounds annually world wide poker is a target for those unscrupulous people out to beat the system.

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