GAMBLING NEWS


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May 11, 2009 - MasterCard Europe shows good results for first quarter 2009

The world wide credit card supplier MasterCard felt the swings of the economic down turn during the second half of 2008 but has refocused their efforts and has now released there first quarter report. The report shows a growth in customers and revenue during the three first months of 2009 and the speculations of the outcome for the rest of the year are pointing towards a good year for MasterCard.  The success for the MasterCard Europe branch is said to be the new focus on innovation and services.

May 10, 2009 - Betfair adds more games to their portal

Betfair the largest sports exchange in the world has struck a deal with Jadestone to implement more games to the Betfair portal. Jadestone is a software developer that started out in 2002 and has set their goals to be a big part and dominate the market of online games. The Swedish company has had an amazing growth. Just during the first quarter of 2008 they expanded their services from 3 gambling portals into 9, the expansion has been well underway throughout last year and now Betfair will implement the dice services as well.

May 9, 2009 - PayPal develops new application for the Android cell phone

The new mobile phone Andriod that has been developed and released by the creators of the world largest online company Google. And the phone is now able to help their cell phone customers to deposit money to various online gambling sites and merchants as well as other people through PayPal. The PayPal mobile development team has announced through the PayPal blog that they have created and released an application for their customers to be able to use the PayPal payment system through their Android cell phones.

May 8, 2009 - Bertrand ”Elky” Grospellier sets new world record for sit and goes

There is lots of way to reach attention in theworld of poker and not just being a really good player, Throughout this seasons Europen poker tuor there has been a few interesting side events taking the focus of the seriousness of poker. Events such as a boxing match between that went underway on the EPT in Copenhagen where the two poker pros Gus Hansen and Theo Jorgensen. Theo Jorgensen went away as the winner both of the boxing match and the bet of $35000. In connection to the EPT event in Monte Carlo Pokerstars arranged for a new happening.

May 7, 2009 - Virtue Fusion continues to expand outside the United Kingdom

A new online bingo hall has just seen the light of day since Virtue Fusion has delivered their platform to  a new Swedish bingo operator. The new bingo room targeted towards the Swedish market goes under the name of SvenskaBingo.com and offers scratch tickets and casino games alongside their large jackpots and great first deposit offers when playing Bingo. The players playing on the Virtue Fusion network through SvenskaBingo is able to participate in the game all translated to Swedish and with Swedish Krona as the currency.

May 6, 2009 - Pokerstars Pro wins EPT Monte Carlo

This European Poker Tour season five has come to an end and the winner of the Grand Final held in Monte Carlo. The event attracted 935 players to qualify or buy in for €10,600 and sit down at the poker felt to battle it out for the prestigious title of European Poker Tour Champion. The last man standing after the 6 long days of play was no other than a member of the new Team Pokerstars Pro from Netherlands, Pieter de Korver. The young Dutchman walked away from the final table with a amazing first prize of 2,3 million Euros.

May 5, 2009 - Visa debit cards more popular than Visa credit cards

For the first time in the 38 full years of the Visa Incorporated’s history the debit card transaction volume has exceeded the amount transferred made with Visa credit cards. Last week Visa announced that the total amount of money transferred from debit cards in the United States during the full year of 2008 was a total of 206 billion US Dollars. During the same time frame the transactions made with Visas credit card services came to the slightly smaller amount of 203 billion US Dollars.70% of the transactions made in the US was made using debit cards in the same time period....

May 4, 2009 - The state of Minnesota bans 200 online gambling sites

The online gambling industry keeps getting harder and harder to work at its full potential. There has a lot of movement in the United States and there have been speculations about if the newly installed president Barack Obama would tear up the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) and open up the United States borders to online gambling sites operating around the globe. But the state of Minnesota has but a big mark in the speculations when they recently released a list of 200 online gambling sites that are to be banned.

May 2, 2009 - Betfair wants to expand their services to United States

Betfair the Largest Betting exchange site in the world with online bets coming in from all corners of the world is looking to expand their betting exchange into the United States of America despise the regulations. The betting exchange company Betfair has started their plans on expanding their betting exchange into more countries and regions and the American population will be a targeted audience for the expansion. There is no exact time frame on when Betfair will enter the American market with their betting exchange product.

May 1, 2009 - International Poker Network welcomes their customer number 3 million

Boss Media has created one of the most popular poker networks in the online poker world, International Poker Network or as IPN.  Lately the network has grown tremendously picking up new poker players in all of the 160 countries and territories where IPN is available. The merger and the efforts made by the sites connected to the network have rendered an increase of the networks active players with 14%. The growth have made IPN to reach a new milestone in the network when they start celebrating player number 3 million.

Apr 30, 2009 - Neteller offers free money transfers for their customers

Neteller the world renowned online payment systems have a great gift for their customes in the month of May. Neteller is one of the world’s best and most used online payment methods to deposit money into or with draw money from online Gambling sites like sportsbooks, poker rooms, bingo halls or casinos. The Neteller company has decided to offer their customers the chance to deposit money into the Neteller account for free during the full month of May making deposits to the online gambling sites free.

Apr 29, 2009 - The poker pros are going good in the EPT Finals

The second day of the 2009 European Poker Tour Monte Carlos Grand Final is starting the second first day today at 12 CET and after the yesterday’s day 1A the field was slimed from 396 down to only 233 players.  842 players have entered the final tournament of the Pokerstars European Poker Tour this season and it is the record amount of entrants that have either made the €10600 buy in or won a qualifier online. The players are going to battle it out at the poker felt for the total prize pool with a value of over 8.4 million Euros.

Apr 26, 2009 - American Express results over 2008 56% lower

American Express the USA based creditcard company and the 3th biggest creditcard provider in the world, has seen the profits slunk by 56% over the last quarter of the bookyear 2008. American Express booked a profit of 437 Million US Dollar over Q4 2008 wich is 56% lower than the results in 2007. The results where published last thursday after the US stockmarket closed. The share price of Amex (called AXP on the Dow Jones) exploded on the results published by the Management. The price of 1 share American Express rose friday by more than 20% to 25.30 US Dollar.

Apr 24, 2009 - Denmark’s gaming monopoly is coming to an end

The Danish Government seems to do the exact same thing as the French. The two countries have in common that they are opening up the individual countries markets regarding online gambling portals to take a part legally and advertising their online casinos, poker rooms, bingo halls and sportsbooks towards the countries citizens. These decisions made by the French and now the Danish governments are a huge step to legalize gambling throughout the European Union and opening up the gambling market in a proper way.

Apr 23, 2009 - Interwetten publishes new sportsbook

The success story of the online gambling portal Interwetten.com has reached a new milestone in the company’s history. The Company started out in 1990 as a phone line sportsbook for Austrian customers, and offered the possibility to bet on the local leagues in soccer or ice hockey. In 1997 Interwetten as one of the pioneers in the sportsbook industry to publish their site online. The New design that Interwetten has released is a modern design that not just covers the sportsbook it also covers the poker and casino sites offered by Interwetten.