Chancellor Gordon Brown has announced heavy increases on gaming duty in yesterday’s budget. Many online gambling companies operating from tax havens in Gibraltar, Malta, Alderney and Cyprus, are not expected to return under these conditions.
It has been reported that the US Government has delayed the NETeller hearing. Co-founders Stephen Lawrence and John LeFebvre, were arrested on a charge of conspiracy to transfer funds with the intent to promote illegal gambling.
The advertising industry is preparing for a welcome £50 million boost to its revenues, as the 2005 Gambling Act comes into force allowing betting shops, casinos and gambling websites to advertise on television.
Orbis Technology Ltd, a leading provider of interactive gaming and betting solutions, has announced that Australian casino operator Lasseters Corporation has chosen Orbis OpenBet integrated gaming solution for its online casino at Lasseters.com.au.
Online software giant Playtech has announced its latest expansion into the Chinese market, having just signed a contract with Foundation Group Limited (“Foundation Ltd”) to supply Peer to Peer (P2P) gaming software within China.
The Gordon Moody Association (GMA), one of the UK’s largest gambling support charities, has announced the launch of the first ever live multi-lingual service on its Gambling Therapy e-helpline www.gamblingtherapy.org, which offers online contact with