Date archive forAugust, 2011
By Staff On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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Bwin.party pays out, 888 announce improved results

First half results from the world’s largest online operator Bwin.party and its rival 888 Holdings have received a mixed reception from investors. Bwin, saw its shares jump 16 per cent or 17.3p to 127.3p. But More...

By Staff On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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Bodog let slip on new software

Patrik Selin CEO of Bodog Europe Europe’s Bodog chief executive Patrik Selin made a (possible accidental)disclosure on the company’s online poker software this week, telling InsidePoker Business that More...

By Staff On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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Full Tilt tilts further into oblivion

THE SHAMBLES that is Full Tilt Poker is slipping deeper and deeper into darkness. After the aftermath of Black Friday, players still haven’t been paid back and investors don’t want to touch the deteriorating More...

By Staff On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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No bets on wiping out gambling

GAMBLING cannot be wiped out. An established academic stated that it is better to legalise and regulate the industry, instead of attempting to stamp it out. Research into gambling in Thailand was conducted by More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Zzz

OLDER men may be prone to high blood pressure if they suffer from a lack of sleep, according to a new survey. Researchers have discovered that a lack of deep sleep can increase the risk of the condition by as much More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Massachusetts go for Casinos

Massachusetts have ended more than a year of negotiating over proposed gambling legislation by agreeing to open three casinos and a slots parlor. Even before the plan is voted on by rank-and-file lawmakers in Massachusetts, More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Women are poking more than men

A SURVEY conducted by The Pew Internet & American Life Project has revealed that 69% of women prefer to use social networking sites, as opposed to 60% of men in America. The females were aged from 18-29. More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Greek online casino winnings investigated

GREEK casino gamblers who have won money and not paid taxes on their stash are being targeted by the Government. The country is trying to get itself in order after coming to terms with the country’s tax evasion More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Spain embraces online betting

ONLINE betting shops in Spain have been given the green light to grow, much to the delight of avid gamers and operators. A new report has revealed that they have a positive economic benefit, which fuels them to More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Facebook takes a gamble on ads

ONLINE gambling advertisements can now be placed on the social networking site, Facebook. Players all over the world will be targeted from online and offline casino sites, poker rooms, sportsbooks and other gaming More...