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Italy To Allow Online Slots Beginning Dec. 3, 2012

Italy To Allow Online Slots Beginning Dec. 3, 2012 | This Week in Gambling - News | Scoop.it

Spanish gaming operator Codere’s Italian subsidiary has purchased a 60% stake in DP Service Srl, a Rome-based gaming machine operator with around 2k terminals in use across 11 provinces. Codere Italy CEO Alexander Pascual says the firm is “committed to collaboration with serious and motivated companies to share with them a long-term plan to strengthen our position in the country."


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Slot maker IGT seeksfuture in online gaming via Facebook

Slot maker IGT seeksfuture in online gaming via Facebook | This Week in Gambling - News | Scoop.it

Las Vegas casinos might not be the only ones betting on the legalization of online gaming, according to an article on The Wall Street Journal’s All Things D website. Social networking giant Facebook might also be playing a big hand...


Facebook takes a 30 percent cut of the money that game developers make from games they’ve created for the social networking site, the report says.

Slot machine manufacturers like Nevada-based International Game Technology are trying their luck in the world of social networking by creating games for a virtual casino, a free application on Facebook, the report says.


Right now the Wire Act of 1961 outlaws bets on sporting events, but depending on the state not all events and contests are prohibited, according to the report.

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