The European Minister for the Internal Market and Services portfolio has stated that it is 'inevitable' some cases concerning European Union Member States' gambling laws will go to the European Court of Justice.
In America, a Congressional Subcommittee heard testimony from banks, credit card companies and some Democrat Members of Congress that the implementation of proposals for the UIGEA could ensnare innocent customers.
Various reports are indicating that Kuala Lumpur-based gaming and leisure group Genting International has not made a bid approach to British casino operator Rank Group and is unlikely to be preparing one.
CryptoLogic has announced that it is continuing its advance into the Asian market with a strategic investment in Mahjong Time, a Singapore-based provider of online mahjong software and turnkey solutions.
The tender for the privatisation of Turkey’s national lottery is expected in May or June with major international operators alongside national firms already lining up to operate the lucrative business.