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2014-02-24 23:20:41

The growing popularity of casino gambling among older adults is contributing to increases in problem gambling among the nation’s aging population, according to Seniors in Casino Land, a newly released report by Amy Ziettlow, an affiliate scholar at the Institute for American Values, a New York City think tank. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Older Americans, once content with church bingo, are flocking to casinos to play the slots. Since the mid-1970s, the number of seniors...

2014-02-24 16:27:52

SuperLive(TM) Enables Bettors to Wager on In-Game Events as they Unfold in Real Time LAS VEGAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metric Gaming LLC, a leading provider of sportsbetting products and services, today announced a SuperLive(TM) licensing agreement with Ocho Gaming. Metric will initially provide its SuperLive(TM) products for Liga MX (Mexico) and Primera Division (Peru) as Ocho Gaming rolls out its online gaming platform across Latin and South America. Additional regions,...

2014-02-24 12:23:07

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older Americans, once content with church bingo, are flocking to casinos to play the slots. Since the mid-1970s, the number of seniors visiting casinos has more than doubled, a rate surpassing other age groups. In 2012, more than half of people visiting a casino were age fifty or older. The growing popularity of casino gambling among older adults is contributing to increases in problem gambling among the nation's aging population,...

2014-02-24 08:24:35

LONDON, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, is pleased to announce that one of its top licensees, Coral Interactive, has launched Playtech's Mobile Poker solution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120515/531552 ) This launch is an extension of Coral Interactive's current Poker offering, allowing their players...

2014-02-21 12:23:29

MANCHESTER, England, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Great Grandmother Geraldine Hughes missing out on the huge GBP702,010 bonus at Haydock Park last Saturday the combined funds in the totescoop6 will soar over a million pounds this weekend. The bonus has not been won since the 31st August last year and currently stands at a massive GBP740,861. Betfred boss Fred Done said, "With this huge bonus to chase the combined funds should easily smash through the...

2014-02-18 23:03:40

LeadFerret, the free B2B data site, announced today the release of their latest fully searchable directory, a Directory of Contacts in the Gambling Industry. Calabasas, Ca (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 LeadFerret, the world's first 100% free business to business database with complete information including e-mail addresses, announced today the release of a specialized directory of contacts who work in the gambling industry. This directory allows users to search through and see full...

2014-02-12 23:02:52

As more states consider internet gambling legalization the National Council on Problem Gambling urges states to adopt its best practice Internet Responsible Gambling Standards. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The first three states to legalize casino-style internet gambling have developed a range of responsible gambling regulations, yet all fall short of the National Council on Problem Gambling’s Internet Responsible Gambling Standards. The Standards were developed in 2012...

2014-02-12 08:25:31

VIENNA, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabcat is announcing the worldwide launch of its most innovative and successful real-money game yet, Castle BuilderTM. Castle Builder is already a record-breaking title in the Austrian market, where it was released on desktop with Austrian Lottery operator win2day last year. This innovative real-money game is now available to the international gaming community for the first time through the Odobo platform. The latest version of...

2014-02-12 08:25:01

LONDON, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report published by OddsWinner.com [http://www.oddswinner.com/report-how-the-uks-mobile-betting-industry-doubled-in-2013 ], the UK's mobile betting industry grew by more than 100% in 2013. Oddswinner.com analyzed the growth rate of the UK's top five bookmakers along with their mobile revenues and marketing campaigns. They found that almost every single bookmaker had reported a 100%-300% increase in mobile betting...

2014-02-06 12:31:16

LONDON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The authorisation of internet gaming in New Jersey has led to a marked movement of players from non-approved to approved sites, according to data released by gaming research company Commercial Intelligence (Ci). The research findings, which were presented at ICE, the world's largest b2bgaming event taking place in London this week, show that of the 65% of New Jersey online players using non-approved sites, 37% have switched to one or more of the...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.