December 2009

Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 14:12
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>Deval Patrick, the State of Massachusetts governor has been vocal about his opposition to gambling, now in a surprise turn around he is urging legislators to request an independent cost to benefit analysis of the proposed gambling expansion within Massachusetts.
Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 13:30
<p><span lang="EN">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span lang="EN"><p>Some online gambling buffs would know who runs the Bodog online gambling operation in the Mohawk jurisdiction of Quebec, Canada, others don't know or probably don't pay much attention to the personalities behind the industry.
Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 10:31
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>Michael Aird, the State Treasurer for Tasmania was quoted at a Government Business Enterprise hearing recently that Tote Tasmania will pursue international markets and launch a new international brand.
Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 12:28
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>The former French foreign minister and recently agriculture minister, Michel Barnier who at fifty seven has been named the European commissioner for internal markets to be instated in 2010.</p><p>He succeeds the no nonsense Irish executive Charlie McCreevy, who when it came to enforcing EU principles of the free movement of goods
Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 11:42
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>'This Is Jersey' reported recently that the States has approved the concept of a Gambling Commission. This under the provision that the lawmakers are given more information on the subject.
Friday, December 4, 2009 - 14:55
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>Award winning Swedish operator Mr Green has chosen Wagerworks as it's gaming software provider. Oliver Lofthouse, Director and General Manager of WagerWorks, said sounding very pleased, "This is a first for WagerWorks in the supply of game content to the Scandinavian market and supports our development into Continental Europe.
Friday, December 4, 2009 - 14:14
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>Greece's Intralot is a major employer in the online gaming industry. They have recently announced the purchase of 35% of CyberArts, the interactive gaming platform provider from the USA. This investment will continue to help expand the product range of Intralot Interactive (I2).
Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 11:56
<p><span lang="EN">During the hearings today in the USA regarding online gambling regulation the representative for YouBet said that the deal with Churchill Downs racetrack was not a done deal and <span lang="EN-CA">Mike Brodsky, Executive Chairman of YouBet.com said he represented YouBet and no other entity.</span></span><span lang="EN&
Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 11:23
<p>&nbsp;</p><p><span lang="EN"><p>December 3<sup>rd</sup> 2009 started the committee thinking about the possibility of regulating online gambling in the USA. The live streaming archive is fascinating to watch as each person comes to the table with an agenda and the committee listens and asks questions seemingly without any bias.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 11:30
<p><span lang="EN"><p>Harrahs is a name in gambling known all over the globe. Now with the addition of Harrahs new Interactive Division patrons of the trusted casino will be able to play casino games on the internet from everywhere that it is legal except for Germany and the USA.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 10:15
<p><p><span lang="EN"><p>It wasn't that long ago that the online poker world was shaken up by the scandal involving the Absolute Poker network.</p><span lang="EN-CA">Tokwiro Enterprises which is solely owned by Joseph Tokwiro Norton runs two poker rooms </span><span lang="EN">Absolute and Ultimate Bet from the &l
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 11:55
<p><span lang="EN">Microgaming is well known in the online gambling world for it's interesting and creative software that performs flawlessly for the player and the operator. The <span lang="EN-CA">Isle of Man located company has been on the forefront on the industry for a long time.
Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 12:08
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>Gigi Levy, chief executive officer of 888 must be proud of the first Corporate Responsibility Report recently released by the firm. The Gibraltar-based online gambling group has been very good indeed and is telling the rest of the corporate world how easy it is to be green in more ways than one.
Monday, December 7, 2009 - 09:19
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><span lang="EN-CA"><p>“Online gambling: is a controlled opening of the market still possible?” This question was discussed recently at length at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris. "The House of Chemistry" is an international conference center located near the National Assembly.
Monday, December 7, 2009 - 10:03
<p><p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>The European Gaming and Betting Association is the industry body representing the leading online gaming and betting operators established, licensed and regulated within the European Union. EGBA promotes the implementation of a fair, competitive and regulated market for online gaming operators throughout Europe in line with EU law.
Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 16:33
<p><span lang="EN">Consolidation was the hot topic of discussion recently at the big online gambling conferences with executives predicting that the media and online gambling rivals would come together and create mega companies controlling vast sections of the online gambling industry.
Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 15:22
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>The latest package of new games from Ireland based software provider Cryptologic includes iconic super heroes of some note. Superman is probably one of the best known super heroes on the planet.
Friday, December 11, 2009 - 08:22
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>Mobile gaming and content enabler Mobenga has partnered with Agility Interactive which is a leading provider of advanced technologies for media, gaming and technology to enter the Australasian market.
Friday, December 11, 2009 - 07:57
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>Paris-based Mangas Gaming group's Expekt.com has announced a major re-organization of it's corporate structure. The future direction of online gambling company Expekt.com which is part of Mangas Gaming Group was a bone of contention within the executive ranks of that division.
Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 12:00
<p><span lang="EN"><p>The often seen as glamorous world of gambling with the high drama in the mega stakes games and the agony of defeat, someone looses someone wins.
Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 10:44
<p><p><span lang="EN"><p>The United Kingdom based games developer Mazooma Games Ltd. has announced a new strategic direction for the company. <span lang="EN-CA">It is re-launching its brand as a digital content provider for the online gambling industry.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 08:36
<p><p><span lang="EN"><p>The war on internet gambling is still going on in the USA as authorities continue to crack down on operators in various states in that great nation. Recently a story has surfaced concerning a fifty five year old <span lang="EN-CA">former bookmaker named James Giordano.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 07:47
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><span lang="EN"><p>The latest knowledge coming out of university research about gaming is very positive indeed. A study recently conducted by <span lang="EN-CA">McGill University in Montreal Quebec Canada is suggesting that online gaming activities are actually good for your health.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 11:03
<p><span lang="EN-CA"><p>The youngest winner of the World Series of Poker Main Event Joe Cada will travel to Capitol Hill to tour with the delegates and put his two cents worth on the airwaves. This twenty two year old young man will be hosted by the Poker Players Alliance organization and will be introduced to several lawmakers in pre-planned meetings.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 10:16
<p><p><span lang="EN"><p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation in the USA has been under fire lately with the recent disclosure that <span lang="EN-CA">U.S. law enforcement had not discussed online poker problems with officials in other countries where poker is completely legal.

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