The City Hall would not tolerate gambling under the guise of competitive poker
(Russia).- Moscow will not permit "surrogate gaming facilities" after the mandated closing of all casinos on July 1, Deputy Mayor Sergei Baidakov said this week, Itar-Tass reported.
Although it has less exhibitors and less space, it had more public than ever
(Spain).- Recent Andalusian Gaming and Gambling Trade show, held in the midst of the crisis and preceded by constant rumors about its cancellation, had a very positive 28th edition in terms of attendance, concluding one of its most successful exhibitions of the past years.
It is now European largest independent online poker network
(Sweden).- Swedish online gaming software developer Boss Media has announced that its International Poker Network (IPN) has just welcomed its three millionth player with current growth showing no sign of slowing.
The plan would also tighten measures against other forms of illegal gambling
(Switzerland).- In Switzerland, the Government has announced plans to liberalize its online gambling market by offering operators a limited number of licenses while keeping a ban on wagers placed through telephone and interactive television.
The four zones established for the industry will start next July 1
(Russia).- The law on the gambling areas where all casinos should be transferred as of July 1, 2009 will not be revised under any circumstance, President Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting this week with the chief of the Federal Tax Service, Mikhail Mokretsov.
The company plans to operate a total of 125 outlets by the end of 2010
(Spain).- Sportium, the Joint Venture between Cirsa and Ladbrokes, has opened its first dedicated betting shop in Madrid. The company plans to operate a total of 125 outlets by the end of 2010
It will present its worldwide famous lottery terminals
(Russia).- International gambling and amusement expo EELEX 2009 will take place in Moscow in June 9-11 and gather the most representative firms of the gambling business. Among them is Lotprom, presenting the full complex for development and organization of lotteries all over Russia.
It will be the sign of the latest movie from Bigas Luna
(Spain).- Antonio Barajas, manager of Casino Mediterráneo of Alicante, has declared its satisfaction with the new facade of cinema director Bigas Luna to casino installations, that it was manufactured by Gaming Signs in Argentina.
LAE has delayed the processing that should regulate online gambling
(Spain).- The LAE (State Lotteries and Gambling) met with Lottery managers to announce their plans. Among the measures that are shuffled are to sell lottery in bars and the entry into the business of online gambling.
Through its extended sales network and its website
(Italy).- Intralot's subsidiary in Italy, Intralot Italia, participates in a fund-raising initiative organized by the AAMS (Amministrazione Autonoma Dei Monopoli de Stato), in order to support the people that were affected by the devastating earthquake in the Abruzzo region in Italy.