Online Casino and Gambling News: September 2011

PokerScout Issues Response To Bodog Block

Online poker monitoring site PokerScout has issued a response to Bodog's announcement that data mining software was being blocked as part of a new system software update.

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Malaysia Getting Tough On Illegal Gamblers

The Malaysian government is going to be getting tough on online gambling, including potential jail time for players State Police Chief Datuk Wira Ayub Yaakob said this weekend.

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Irish gambling restrictions previewed

Ireland's updated regulations in regards to online gambling looks to be moving ahead, as Justice Minister Alan Shutter revealed some of the proposals to be included in legislation during an interview this weekend.

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Philippines Illegal Gambling Raid Nets 20 Arrests

Filipino police conducted a series of raids over the weekend resulted in 20 arrests, which included a Korean Jopok crime cell that was running an illegal online blackjack casino.

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Norwegian Man Wins Mega Fortune Jackpot Of €11,736,228

A Norwegian man has won Net Entertainment's Mega Fortune jackpot worth €11,736,228. The jackpot accumulated for more than 200 days before a Norwegian man in his 20's hit the jackpot on a €0.50 wager. The man decided to play a few spins at Betsson after he came home from a night out at the movies. Using 10 free spins that were credited to his account he won 46 Norwegian Kronor and decided to keep playing. Eleven rounds later he hit the progressive jackpot, a staggering €11,736,228, a record for an internet based jackpot.

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Poll Shows Californians Want Online Poker

A new poll of 520 registered voters in California shows that a majority of voters in the Golden State support online gambling legalization.

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U.S. Justice Department Makes Move On Defendants' Assets

The United States Justice Department has issued a warrant 'in rem' against several defendants in the ongoing civil suit of Full Tilt Poker and its owners and board members.

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SlotoCash Casino Switching To RTG Software

Online casino operator Deckmedia, the owner of SlotoCash Casino has announced that it is changing its gaming platform from Rival Software to Real Time Gaming.

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William Hill Continues Sponsorship of Ayr Gold Cup Festival

UK based betting giant William Hill has announced that it is extending its sponsorship of the Ayr Gold Cup Festival for an additional two years.

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Crown Casino Blocked In England

Australia based Crown Limited has hit a setback in its plans to deliver its gaming services in England after an objection to its trademark application was file by Crown Bingo.

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