Online Casino and Gambling News: May 2012

Media Corp Begins Liquidation Of Purple Lounge Casino

Purple Lounge Casino is being liquidated. That is what the casino's parent company Media Corp plc said in a statement released today after weeks of silence.

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William Hill Exits Australian Market

UK based bookmaker William Hill has announced that it is leaving the Australian gambling market as a way to move forward in its application for a Nevada gaming license.

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PokerStars Moves Dutch Players To .EU Domain

Several online poker sites are reporting that poker gambling firm PokerStars has switched Dutch players to the company's .EU web domain.

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Microgaming Announces June Releases "Surf Safari", "White Buffalo" & "Untamed- Bengal Tiger"

Internet wagering gaming developer Microgaming has announced its June games lineup, with the month seeing the release of "Untamed- Bengal Tiger", "White Buffalo", and "Surf Safari".

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Internet Poker Film "Runner, Runner" Set To Begin Filming

The cast and crew for a movie about internet poker are getting set to head to Puerto Rico as production for the film begins next month.

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Danish Gambling Authority Blocks Unlicensed Operator Advertising

The Danish Gambling Authority has announced on its website that it has placed a ban on all unlicensed gambling operators from advertising within the country.

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Amaya Posts First Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Online wagering software developer Amaya Gaming has released its first quarter 2012 financial results, highlighting an increase in revenue of 461% over the same period last year.

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Zynga Lobbying Government For Internet Gambling

Social gaming developer Zynga has been lobbying the government with the hopes of legalizing and regulating internet gambling, a report by Washington blog "The Hill" claims.

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Sportingbet Releases Third Quarter Financial Results

UK based betting firm Sportingbet plc has released its third quarter financial results, showing an increase in the amount wagered through the firm, but also showing a decrease in gaming revenues.

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Has The Irish Gambling Tax Been Postponed?

Several different publications in Ireland are claiming that the government has postponed an extension of Irish gambling taxation that would affect online operators until at least 2014.

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