July 2009

Sunday, July 26, 2009 - 06:58
Wrapping up the National Poker Week in the USA on the 25th of this month the Poker Players Alliance hosted a charity poker tournament to benefit the USO of Metropolitan Washington. $35,000 usd was raised, which included a generous $25,000 donation by the PPA. Those who came out to support the troops were three influential Congressmen from Capitol Hill.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 06:51
Robert Zoellick, the president of the World Bank warned South American finance officials of the possible dangers of protectionism at a Chilean conference recently. The online gambling industry was watching the proceedings with great interest as that industry is deeply affected by the laws in European countries that are making laws that protect their state run monopolies.
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 06:51
A new licensing framework, has been introduced by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) recently. The commission says the new framework will better serve online gambling company requirements whether it is consumer focused or business to business focused offerings.
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 06:51
The young 24-year-old professional French tennis player Mathieu Montcourt, has died of natural causes according to reports from the French Tennis Federation's web site.
Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 06:51
Prominent Scandinavian gaming company NordicBet, has announced that they have signed an agreement with Ivobank the specialized online gambling bank. With this move Norwegians playing on the Nordicbet web site will have access to Ivobank's secure online banking services. Nordicbet is one of Norway's most popular web based gaming sites.
Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 06:51
NetPlay TV and Playtech Ltd have announced that they will be raising £12.84 million for an agreement on an interactive gaming deal for five years.
Friday, July 10, 2009 - 06:51
The time is running out for those who have heavy schedules to book their tickets for the European iGaming conference and exhibit in September. Running from September 15th to the 17th 2009 in amazing Copenhagen Denmark. The venue for this well thought out event is the Bella Center which is a wonderfully modern and airy congress facility just south of Copenhagen city centre.
Friday, July 10, 2009 - 06:51
Kenilworth Systems Corporation owns patents in the USA and fifty-one countries including China, Japan and Russia which presently offer gaming in more than 2,000 licensed regulated casinos.
Saturday, July 11, 2009 - 06:51
Cristiano Ronaldo is considerably better off than some of his fellow footballers. In fact this Portuguese soccer star is the world's highest paid player at £180,000 a week, noting his smile is gleaming and his wave to the 75,000 Madridistas watching him at the Bernabeu Stadium was definitely a strong signal that he is a happy man.
Saturday, July 11, 2009 - 06:51
Poker News Daily reportedly caught up with three poker gurus and asked them to comment on the coming 'fly in' in Washington DC USA organized by the Poker Players Alliance to coincide with the National Poker week activities in that country.
Sunday, July 12, 2009 - 06:51
Whether it's playing poker online or bingo or your favourite slots online you need to keep your computer safe from the various threats out there today. Everyone knows that surfing the internet can lead one into some murky places even ones you can't see on your screen.
Sunday, July 12, 2009 - 06:51
Online gambling sports betting web sites are taking a wait and see approach to offering odds on this years British Open Golf tournament. There are other golf events on the go besides the July 16 start of the British open and betting companies are slow off the mark to get ball rolling. "It's one of the most bet on events, at least in the United Kingdom," said one online gambling expert.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 06:51
The European Union has yet another country trying to protect it's gambling monopolies within their borders. Norway is expected to apply new laws in August of 2009 that will restrict and prohibit financial transactions to online gambling operators.
Monday, July 6, 2009 - 06:51
Bet365 is an international online gambling group with 2.8 million patrons in 140 different countries. The Bet365 Group employs over 900 people and is the 16th largest private company in the United Kingdom. The firm has announced that it has launched Push Technology Ltd.'s Diffusion 2.0 an enterprise level technology that will support the Bet365 new fixed odds,financial betting offer.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 06:51
According to reports from Kuala Lumpur police have been taking action against internet gambling and have raided 2,900 premises so far this year. The Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said that many were arrested following the recent raids.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 06:51
Serious law enforcement has begun to make an impact into curtailing illegal gambling operations in Europe and Asia.
In the past twenty years football has changed from a popular pastime into a global industry. The expanding economic importance of football and other sports, has drawn the criminal element into the mix.
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 06:51
The Belgian court of appeal has sided with the bookmakers in a decision that clears the way for them to a use sports organization's name and event when taking wagers. The sports organizations wanted to charge a fee to the gambling operators each time they would use the sports group's names or event tags.
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 06:51
Bodog Poker is one of the veterans in the online poker industry, established back in 1994. This online poker provider has seen a lot of changes in it's history and has continued to provide an excellent gaming experience. The famous Team Bodog, from Bodog Poker hosts satellites to a multitude of major poker events, including the WSOP, WSOPE, WPT, and others.
Friday, July 3, 2009 - 06:51
The Microgaming Poker Network has launched changes including the implementation of a sole currency, the Euro, during it's poker tournaments. The new approach to tournament poker will see the presentation of Survivor Tournaments.This new format will run with the two additional daily poker tournaments named Breakfast and Bedtime Bounty.
Friday, July 3, 2009 - 06:51
It appears that the Chinese government is reconsidering the launch or it's Internet filtering software required for all new personal computers sold in the vast nation. It was to be updated continuously by government agencies who will censor internet content including online gambling. The delay was announced only hours before the deadline for activation.
Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 06:51
It is well known that Austrian sector in the online casino and gambling market is very competitive. This knowledge has not deterred the online casino Mr.Green.com from launching it first ever German language version in the volatile market.
Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 06:51
NBC and Full Tilt Poker have announced plans to air a new TV show called Face the Ace. As the online poker qualifiers were told this is an opportunity for up and coming poker pro's to get out there and create some media buzz, be seen on national television and begin creating their media fame. For all those not in that bracket it's a chance to be on TV and win up to a million dollars.
Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 06:51
Oz Lotteries which is Australia's only online lottery ticket seller decided to add an extra 14 per cent to the price of a lottery ticket as many people put money down online for last week's $106 million draw. The same ticket bought at a New South Wales news stand for $126 would cost $18 more when bought from the Oz Lotterie's website.
Sunday, July 5, 2009 - 06:51
How are Russian's going to cope with the recent banishment of casinos in the country to the outer reaches of the nation? The Russian government has officially closed all casinos except for those in designated remote regions in the country as of July the first.
Monday, July 6, 2009 - 06:51
Ålands Penningautomatförening (Paf) and NetEntertainment, the online gambling software provider from Stockholm Sweden, have recently announced a four year agreement that signals the near launch of a downloadable and browser-based online casino. Paf is a Finnish company that operates a legal gambling monopoly on the semi-autonomous Finnish Aland islands.

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