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All things gambling industry, from the bustle of baccarat tables in Macau to the opulence of the Vegas strip
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No More Legal Online Bingo in Spain

No More Legal Online Bingo in Spain | Global Gambling | Scoop.it
Spanish lawmakers have taken on online poker by blocking players from international tournaments, all while making online bingo not legal.
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Spain grants first iGaming licences | iGaming Business

Spain grants first iGaming licences | iGaming Business | Global Gambling | Scoop.it

Spain has awarded its first set of online gaming licences to operators including bwin.party Digital Entertainment, William Hill, Jaxx Ag, 888 Holdings, PokerStars and Sportingbet.

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Hollywood Casino Toledo Opens, Bringing Premier Gaming, Dining and ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Hollywood Casino Toledo Opens, Bringing Premier Gaming, Dining and ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Global Gambling | Scoop.it
Columbus DispatchHollywood Casino Toledo Opens, Bringing Premier Gaming, Dining and ...MarketWatch (press release)TOLEDO, Ohio, May 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Glitz, glamour and red-carpet service were rolled out today in Northwest Ohio as Penn...
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[NEW] Interactive Gambling Report 2012 | gbgc

[NEW] Interactive Gambling Report 2012 | gbgc | Global Gambling | Scoop.it

This report (latest update May 2012) discusses the main issues surrounding the Interactive gambling industry from regulatory and payment issues to advertising, along with hundreds of data points for each segment of the industry. There is detail on Interactive gambling revenues in each country along with forecasts now to 2015. The major companies are also tracked through the iGBGC index of leading quoted companies. GBGC’s Mobile Gambling Report and US Federal Legislation Report are also included with the Interactive Gambling Report at no extra charge.

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Greek Gaming market: Recent Facts & Developments heading mid 2012 | Gamingbiz.gr

Greek Gaming market: Recent Facts & Developments heading mid 2012 | Gamingbiz.gr | Global Gambling | Scoop.it
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Beijing official gambled stolen money, faces execution

Beijing official gambled stolen money, faces execution | Global Gambling | Scoop.it

A junior level official in the Changping, Beijing District Bureau of Finance Treasury Division had allegedly misappropriated over $51 million Yuan (over U.S. $8 million) from the public coffers – including a large rural endowment insurance fund.

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Surviving and thriving in lean times | gbgc

t will take OECD countries another 2.7 years to reach the pre-crisis level of economic output, according to the calculations of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). That is on top of the 5 years that have already passed since the beginning of the financial crisis.

 

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Social Poker Takes Over America

Social Poker Takes Over America | Global Gambling | Scoop.it
Facebook and Zynga seek to profit from social gambling on their sites without paying out any real cash. Yet, players enter to play with virtual chips.
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New Era of Online Gambling in Spain Starts on June 5

New Era of Online Gambling in Spain Starts on June 5 | Global Gambling | Scoop.it
The first batch of Spanish online gambling licenses has been successfully awarded to 15 operators including Poker Stars and GTechG2.
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New Russian gambling zone seeks investors | News | Casino | InterGame

New Russian gambling zone seeks investors | News | Casino | InterGame | Global Gambling | Scoop.it
InterGame - A newly designated gambling zone in Primorsky, Russia – one of four permitted to house casinos – is seeking to attract interest from potential investors.

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Cleveland’s Casino Opens With Light Show Spectacle!

Cleveland’s Casino Opens With Light Show Spectacle! | Global Gambling | Scoop.it

Amazing light-show on the opening of Ohio's first casino!

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Shuffle Master buys Ongame in preparation for US and Latin America

Shuffle Master buys Ongame in preparation for US and Latin America | Global Gambling | Scoop.it

Europe is undergoing a change from open online gaming served by licensed jurisdictions to regulated and taxed jurisdictions requiring independent licensure.  This is commonly referred to as the .com to .country transition.  Needless to say it is causing great disturbances in the world wide online gaming business but this change is one we welcome at Shuffle Master.

 

Our pending acquisition of Ongame adds a seasoned, world class, B2B poker network to our offering of proprietary and public domain table games and slots.  The team at Ongame are the most valuable asset as they understand how to manage a massive B2B poker ecology.

 

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GBGC Global Gambling Report Updates April 2012 | gbgc

GBGC Global Gambling Report Updates April 2012 | gbgc | Global Gambling | Scoop.it

The 7th edition of the Global Gambling Report – Against The Odds includes the following new features and updates
• Full global gambling appendices for 2009 and 2010
• Updated gambling forecasts until 2015
• A new “at a glance” spreadsheet” of operators by category for each jurisdiction
• Gambling spend per capita for 2010
• More photos of gambling outlets and venues

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Macau becomes third largest gambling jurisdiction « Macau Business

Macau becomes third largest gambling jurisdiction « Macau Business | Global Gambling | Scoop.it
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