Online Casino and Gambling News: October 2008

UK Gambling Commission studies underage gambling

The UK Gambling Commission continues to extend the study and knowledge of gambling, and recently commissioned a literature review on children and young people gambling, which was undertaken by Professor Gill Valentine from the University of Leeds.

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Lasseters Online Casino closes

The closure of Lasseters Online Casino this week has been confirmed by Australian newspaper "The Age" in its business section.

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Kentucky domain case generates significant interest

Next Tuesday's resumption of debate on the legality of the attempt by the state of Kentucky to seize control of 141 international online gambling domains continues to generate significant interest both within and outside of the industry.

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Sloto'Cash Casino releases exclusive new Gobblers Gold slot

Sloto'Cash Casino has announced the launch of Gobblers Gold, a new 20-Line, 10-coin Online Slot Game complete with free spins, multipliers, wild turkey and a bonus round.

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Neteller launches new direct debit service

Internet financial processor Neteller plc has announced the launch of its new paperless Direct Debit service as part of the Neteller Payment Suite.

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Payment Service Protection Act on hold as congress deals with financial meltdown

Barney Frank's HR6870 Payment Service Protection Act will probably not be voted on this congressional session despite its successful 30 -19 vote in the House Financial Services Committee on September 16.

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Senate action for Menendez proposal to legalise and regulate online poker

Senator Robert Menendez's attempt to legalise online poker in the United States advanced to the Senate this week with the introduction of the New Jersey Democrat's bill S. 3616, the Internet Skill Game Licensing and Control Act.

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German State lotto banned from using internet advertising

The January 1st signing by German states of an anti-online gambling treaty had consequences for the state lottery of Lower Saxony, Toto-Lotto this week. A German court in Oldenburg ruled that the state-owned company is no longer permitted to advertise on the Internet.

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New Wagerworks Triple Fortune Dragon slot features 243 winning combinations

[inline:triplefortunedragon.jpg=Triple Fortune Dragon slot]WagerWorks has announced the release of a radical new slot game - Triple Fortune Dragon, which it claims offers the player an impressive 243 winning combinations over five reels.

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