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    Tony G Keeps Betting on EU Referendum as He Runs for UKIP Leader

    Former God of poker and the member of the European Parliament Antanas Guoga, also known as Tony G, is not giving up betting on EU Referendum of the UK although the referendum has already revealed the unwillingness of the citizens to remain in the European Union. Lithuanian member of the European Parliament Antanas Guoga was […]

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    UK Teen Prosecuted over DDoS Attack on Gambling Site

    Max Whitehouse, a 19-year-old British teenager has received 12 months prison sentence along with a £200 fine on Friday, on charge of his online assault against an unnamed European gambling site. Nottingham Crown Court Judge gave him this sentence for launching a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against the site during early 2014. After […]

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    Ladbrokes-Coral Merger Garnered Shareholder Support

    The proposed merger between bookmakers Ladbrokes and Coral have been voted by Ladbrokes shareholders at the group’s extraordinary general meeting, which took place this morning in London. Holders of 70 billion shares among the total of 100 billion voted in favor of the merger. Though Irish billionaire shareholder Dermot Desmond criticized it publicly, the bid […]

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    FCA Concern Brings End to Playtech & Plus500 Merger Agreement

    Though Playtech, the Israeli gambling company, announced last week that it is planning to merge with financial trading group Plus500 by the end of 2015, it has decided to step back from the proposal. The approximately £459.6 million Playtech & Plus500 merger agreement came into the news in June to be finalized in September. The […]

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    Responsible Gambling Trust UK to Fund Harm Minimization Programs

    The Responsible Gambling Trust UK (RGT) will provide grant funding of £580,000 ($886,500) for supporting five gambling-related harm minimization projects, according to their tender issued for new research last month. This two year long program will be part of the RGT’s steps to combat gambling-related harm in the UK. The project will concentrate on offering […]

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