Online Casino and Gambling News: May 2012

Sportech Issues Trading Update

Online tote betting firm Sportech has released a trading update, with Chairman Roger Withers noting a strong start to the fiscal year.

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Poker Player Wins 1 Million Seat In WSOP Big One for One Drop

A poker player from Montreal won a one million dollar buy in for the World Series of Poker Big One for One Drop after winning the Grand Tournoi de Poker Loto-Quebec satellite tournament.

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Colorado May Adopt Internet Gambling

An interview in CardPlayer Magazine shows that the Colorado Gaming Association has plans to introduce a bill in the state's legislature next year that would legalize online gambling in the Centennial State.

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Mobsters Arrested In Online Sportsbetting Raid

13 members of the Genovese crime family have been arrested by the FBI for allegedly running an illegal sports betting website based in Costa Rica.

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Absolute Poker Co-Founder Has Sentencing Delayed

The Co-Founder of Absolute Poker has had his sentencing for his part in the company's illegal gambling actions delayed, as the judge in the case moved the sentencing from May 21st to June 28th.

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Young Mother Wins $172,320 At Win A Day Casino

A young mother still on maternity leave hit it big while playing Enchanted Gems at Win A Day Casino, hitting a jackpot valued at $172,320.

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Malta Issues Response To Purple Lounge Debacle

The Maltese Lotteries and Gaming Authority has finally responded to the debacle relating to the abrupt closure of the Purple Lounge Casino last month.

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Betfair Releases Euro 2012 App

Online betting exchange Betfair has released its newest mobile product for the iPhone with its Euro 2012 app that will allow punters to access betting markets, special offers, and other content for the big football tournament.

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Bwin Takes Action Against Belgian Gaming Commission

Bwin.party digital entertainment has taken action against the Belgian Gaming Commission and the Belgian Federal Justice Minister Annemie Turtelboom by filing an interim injunction against both.

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Bwin Releases Euroleague iPad App

Online betting giant bwin and Euroleague Basketball have released an iPad app called the "bwin Euroleague Playbook", which provides video content, read analysis and draw up strategies for the league.

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