Online Casino and Gambling News: January 2013

Dimitar Danchev Wins PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

Bulgarian professional poker player Dimitar Danchev was the last man standing at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, beating out 986 other players and taking home $1,859,000 in the process.

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Stan James Puts Its Name On UK Taxi Cabs

UK based gambling firm Stan James has announced that it has embarked on a year long marketing campaign in Manchester which will see its bright green logo being placed on city taxi cabs.

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Paddy Power Offering Bets On Political Vitriol

Internet betting site Paddy Power has announced that it has announced that it has introduced a new wagering game titled "Bercow Betting", which weighs in on the British House of Commons and the feuding of various politicians.

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Borneo Police Raid Online Gambling Operators

Police in Borneo raided three suspected online gambling rings in the towns of Permyjaya and Saberkas on Saturday, resulting in the arrests of four people.

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Men Sentenced In Poker Pro Armed Robbery Case

A court in Stafford, UK sentenced two men to prison terms this week for committing an armed robbery against a poker pro who was getting set to play in an international tournament.

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Indonesian Police Arrest Online Gamblers In Raids

Indonesian police announced that it conducted a raid on an online gambling ring in Jakarta, arresting nine men and seizing Rp 1 billion in the pprocess.

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Punter Hits $136,314 Queen of Pyramids Jackpot At Omni Casino

A lucky punter at Omni Casino hit a progressive jackpot while playing the Queen of Pyramids video slot and brought home $136,314 in the process.

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PokerStars Updates Its TV App

Internet poker giant PokerStars has announced that it has updated its "PokerStars TV" app, allowing viewers to watch the final tables at many major tournaments through their smart phones.

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Internet Sports Betting In Italy Sees Uptick In Revenues

Internet based sports betting grew slightly in Italy in 2012, as the country's gambling regulator AAMS reported revenues of €3.94 billion, which is up 2.37% from 2011.

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Northern Ireland To Update Gaming Laws

Northern Ireland is reportedly getting set to update its local gaming laws, bringing changes to laws that are consistently ridiculed for being out of date by gambling proponents.

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