Online Casino and Gambling News: February 2012

ACEP Applies For Nevada Online Poker License

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has announced that American Casino Entertainment Properties has applied for a Nevada online poker license.

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Microgaming Releases Five New Games

Gambling software developer Microgaming has announced the release of five new video slots on its flash platform, which will be available for play this month.

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Net Entertainment Releases Subtopia

Swedish online gaming software developer Net Entertainment has released its newest video slot "Subtopia".

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Betfair to Sponsor the Shelbourne 600

Online betting site Betfair has signed an agreement with the Irish Greyhound Board and Shelbourne Park race course that will see it become the new title sponsor of the "Shelbourne 600".

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Koreans Bust Up Illegal Online Gambling Ring

Law enforcement officials from Korea and Thailand have announced that they have conducted a raid on an illegal online gambling operation, arresting three men.

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Paddy Power to Sponsor

Gambling organization Paddy Power has announced yet another sponsorship, becoming football website's newest bookmaking partner.

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Canadian Sportsbetting Bill Closer To Reality

A bill legalizing sportsbetting in Canada has been slowly making its way through the Canadian legislature through the past few months, and recently passed a committee stage that puts it one step closer to reaching the Senate.

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Nevada Poker Law Takes Another Step Forward

Earlier this week Nevada's Gaming Control Board completed the Minimum Control Standards that will be required for operators to abide by when the law goes into effect.

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Lucky Betfred punter hits £5m Beach Life progressive jackpot

Betfred has confirmed that the massive £5.1 million Beach Life jackpot win that was detected by our jackpot tracking service over the weekend was won by a very lucky punter at their online casino. And it is a good thing too for the lucky winner, as many other Playtech casinos enforce restrictive monthly withdrawal policies that could have seen the winner waiting decades to receive all their money.

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Paddy Power Inks Sponsorship Deal With Manchester City

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has announced that it has signed a sponsorship deal with English Premier League football team Manchester City.

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