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State Funding for Italian Horse Racing?

A bill proposed by agricultural minister In light of the recent debates regarding the UK and Irish horseracing levy and funding, the latest reports from Italy seem more promising for the horse racing industry, as the agricultural minister Giancarlo Galan told the parliament that horseracing needs a permanent state funding solution separate from income raised...

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HRI Proposes Doubling the Horseracing Levy

The industry is in danger claims the Association CEO Brian Kavanagh, the chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland, has proposed doubling of the horse racing levy, insisting that the horse breeding industry and the Irish economy on the whole could be severely affected by maintaining the current situation, the Irish Times reports. Furthermore, Kavanagh opine...

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Update: Greece to Grant Online Betting Licences

Greek Finance Ministry announces auctioning of fifteen to fifty five-year licences According to the Reuters reports, the Greek Finance Ministry has presented a draft gaming law proposing auctioning of fifteen to fifty online betting licenses with a five-year duration and allowing up to 30 000 low-stake gaming machines. The objective of the proposed law...

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Improved Online Security at Betclic

Company closes an online security deal with Computrad Based on a new deal they closed with application security specialists Computrad Europe Ltd, online gambling firm Betclic will see their site get VASCO Data Security International Inc's (VASCO) IDENTIKEY solution. This was an occasion for a statement issued by IT Operations and Infrastructure Manager at...

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Betfair on NZ Harness Racing?

Betting exchange begins commitment to bet on all races Based on the recent reports from the New Zealand media, the starting race at Invercargill, New Zealand marked the beginning of a commitment from betting exchange Betfair to bet on all New Zealand harness races. Even though there is still no deal about the profits percentage, that will be returned to N...

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Eurosportbet.com Sold?

Online sportsbetting company sale imminent Cable television group TF1 is about to sell its daughter company, online sportsbetting firm Eurosportbet.com, reported the French media this week, relying on comments made by TF1 CEO Nonce Paolini stated that the Eurosportbet didn't meet the expected results. As Paolini assessed, 'Eurosportbet results are not r...

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K-SportnCo and JOA Group Ink Agreement

K-SportnCo to provide JOA with online betting France-Pari and Keynetics' online betting solution, K-SportnCo has made an announcement this week, that they have signed their first B2B customer, French land and online gaming operator JOA Group. Based on the deal, JOA's online poker and sports betting offering will be amended by France-Pari Keynetics' online...

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ICE to See New Sportsbetting Technology Showcased

Sunplus's new product to hit European market A new announcement came this week from an Asian sportsbook software provider Sunplus which will reportedly introduce its products and services to the European market at ICE in London at the end of January. The product that will be presented at this major industry expo include Sunplus' ONEbook sportsbook platform an...

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BETDAQ To Sponsor Kempton Park Racecourse

Companies close a six figure deal The Irish betting exchange BETDAQ this week announced that it has inked a six-figure, year-long agreement with the UK's Kempton Park Racecourse, according to which BETDAQ will support midweek Flat racing on the all-weather floodlit racetrack, and also sponsor 176 races over the next year. The agreement also envisages that a g...

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Victor Chandler Gets Innovation from Bettorlogic

Live bet stimulation technology on VC Announcing the launch of a new product, betting tools developer, Bettorlogic put a particular stress on its latest development - a live bet stimulation technology, which will be directly integrated into Victor Chandler's in-play football platform. According to Bettorlogic, the new technology, titled Livelogic, will gi...

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Online Sportsbetting for The Weather Lottery

Despite revenue drop, group cherishes big plans According to recent announcements from the UK betting group The Weather Lottery, it has some serious plans to improve its offering by introducing new betting products, including a sportsbook. Even though it noted an 8-percent revenue drop in its last financial year ending in July 2010, the group which signed...

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Titanbet.com Launches More Side Games

Online sportsbook complemented by 20 new action and fantasy 'casino-style' side games The offering of a sportsbook operator Titanbet.com has been enlarged by another 20 action and fantasy 'casino-style' side games supported by one of the largest game aggregators in the industry, GTS. According to the company spokesman, "Each of the games brings advanced g...

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Microgaming Quickfire Signs Another Licensee

Offside Gaming new member Another deal has been recorded for Microgaming's Quickfire, as the sportsbook technology provider Offsidegaming signed up for their suite of 150 Flash-based games. Offsidebet.com and licensee sites' players will be able to benefit from the novelty early in 2011, when they will start enjoying excellent offering which includes game...

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Gala Coral Gets Interactive Games

Mazooma to provide betting shops with content UK's gambling group Gala Coral recently closed a deal with gambling developer and provider Mazooma, which will provide the group's betting shops with a number of interactive games popular among online gamblers. The deal implies a six year games content supply for Category B3 machines on Gala Coral's 6,600 gami...

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Mountain Climbing for Charity

Industry executives take up an unusual challenge for charity A team of ten industry executives, including veterans such as Nigel Payne of Sportingbet fame and Betfair founder Andrew Black, decided to climb Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro in February in order to raise money for charity under sponsorship of Sportingbet. Apart from Sportingbet, there...

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Update: Another Obstacle Before New Jersey Attempt To Legalize Sports Betting

New developments in the iMEGA case This week brought new developments to New Jersey: a new stage has been reached in a court action involving the pro-online gambling action group Interactive Media Entertainment and Gaming Association, as the U.S. Department of Justice announced its opposition to the attempt to legalize sports betting in the state of New Jerse...

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Racketeering Charges Bring Online Sportsbetting Man to Prison

No mob connections, claims his lawyer This week brought new development in the case of a man allegedly connected to the Gambino crime family - upon pleading guilty to the charges of racketeering in online sports betting, Michael Scarpaci (34) was found guilty by a Manhattan federal court, which sentenced him to 30 months in jail. According to the New York P...

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