Online Casino and Gambling News: June 2011

East Timor Gets A New Mobile Gaming Option

Residents of East Timor in Southeast Asia are getting a new mobile gaming option. PhilWeb Corporation, headquartered in the Philippines was recently given a license that allows the company to operate mobile based gambling games in the island nation of just over a million people.

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Alderney Pulls Full Tilt Poker's License

Alderney Gambling Control Commission

There is more trouble for Alderney based Full Tilt Poker. Today the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) suspended the licenses of Vantage Ltd, Oxalic Ltd, and Orinic Ltd, the companies that form the online poker room known as Full Tilt Poker. Because of the suspension, Full Tilt Poker is immediately required to cease all gaming operations immediately.

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Will in-play betting be approved in Oz?

The last major barrier to online sports betting in Australia - betting during a match - could soon be lifted under changes being considered by the federal government in Australia, reports The Age newspaper.

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Getting the skinny on matters legal in the land Downunder

The efforts of Australian politicians to impose tighter restrictions on land and internet gambling have been making the headlines recently, triggering a demand for more detailed information on what's happening and what is likely to develop in the future.

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New Rival slot is a continuation of "Hole in Won"

Rival Gaming released its latest offering this week, a five-reel, fifteen payline video i-Slot titled "The Back Nine".

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U.S. gambling veteran allegedly visited Ireland to discuss investing in Full Tilt Poker

According to the usually authoritative online poker information site Subject: Poker, US land gambling veteran operator Jack Binion may be interested in investing in internet poker provider Full Tilt Poker, despite the company’s Black Friday hassles and still unpaid US players.

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System will handle sports betting action

The UK internet gambling software developer Openbet has announced that it is to supply online gambling group Betfair with its mobile betting back-end platform.

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Rank: Chief executive and financial director both resign

The situation at the UK online and land gambling group Rank plc appeared to be going from bad to worse this week, with conflicting signals on an Asian takeover bid leaving investors confused and in many cases angry.

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Belarus software provider releases 7 more games

The Minsk-based online gambling software provider Viaden Games has announced the launch of 7 more games to its licensee inventory.

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Committee on Finance and Revenue to deliberate decision on internet gambling

The decision by the Washington DC council to legalise online gambling will be under the microscope of the council’s Committee on Finance and Revenue tomorrow (Wednesday) as committee chairman Jack Evans explores how the games will work and why no one else in the country has introduced state-sanctioned gambling on the Internet.

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