2009 December 02 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Acting State Finance Director Tom Cook says Delaware has made more than $830,000 in 12 weeks of NFL sports betting. Cook says that total takes into account the loss of $306,000 in a massive payout after 11 of the 13 favorites covered the spread in October.
The next step in Congressman Barney Frank’s latest attempt to legalise online gambling in the United States takes place mid-morning tomorrow - December 3rd 2009 - when he chairs a hearing by the House Financial Services Committee in Washington DC.
The hearing will be streamed live from the Committee’s website and can be accessed at http://www.house.gov/apps/list/hearing/financialsvcs_dem/hr_112409.shtml.
A Garden City priest is in Los Angeles this weekend, playing for $1 million in the PokerStars.net Million Dollar Challenge.
Online gambling technology provider Atlantis Internet Group Corp. has obtained a license from EMI Music Publishing allowing it to offer over 1,500,000 songs on its new Jukebox Slot machines, intended primarily for the land gambling industry. The patent pending ‘Jukebox Slots’ allows casino players to listen to their favourite tunes while playing slots, electronic table […]
Virtue Fusion Alderney, a developer and licensor of internet bingo products, says it will launch the first-ever bingo games with embedded social networking following nine months of development and testing on 8th December 2009. William Hill, bet365, Paddy Power, Ladbrokes, Virgin and Golden Hat are the first customers to adopt the new product.
The company claimed […]
An Anne Arundel County lawmaker wants further zoning limitations for any slot-machine facility in the state in a reaction to a controversial proposed site at Arundel Mills mall in Hanover.
Prompted by the news that federal agencies have agreed to postpone the implementation of the UIGEA for six months, the Windy City Rounder blog provided its reasons for regulation rather than prohibition this week.
Dealing with everything from excessive state paternalism to international relationships and tax revenues, the piece is well worth a read.
Related articles:UIGEA regs […]
The Internet cafe operator who asked a Florida judge to declare that its activities do not violate state law was disappointed this week when its arguments were rejected by a Tallahassee court.
Allied Veterans of the World, which has had Internet cafes shut down in Seminole, Marion, Jackson and Pinellas counties, challenged the law in the […]
Significant year-on-year revenue growth in November 2009 sent related gambling stocks higher this week as the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau reported a 59 percent rise in revenues to Patacas 12 billion (US$ 1.55 billion), hopefully signalling better prospects for December and the new year.
Reuters news agency reported share prize improvements in Sands China, the […]