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2012-04-25 10:26:48

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week's Internet poker amendment proposed by State Rep. Daniel Winslow, R-Norfolk, finds support from local high tech companies, including Cambridge Interactive Development Corporation (CIDC), a Cambridge-based software developer for online poker in legalized European markets. "This legislation is an important step forward for the Commonwealth, its residents, and Massachusetts-based high-tech companies. The amendment provides...

2012-04-05 06:23:13

IX-XAGHRA, Malta, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the Australian gambling sector has seen a growth in sports betting, most punters are still drawn to poker A report by IBIS World has revealed that the gambling sector in Australia is set to grow by 3.3% in 2012. During this time, the betting industry will earn approximately $22.5 billion in revenue, with an average of $1,265 being spent per person. According to gambling...

2012-03-29 02:29:57

VALLETTA, Malta, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online casino portal changes name and revamps and expands content; progress being made on roulette ball containing Michael Jackson's hair It's time for a change! OnlineGamblingPal.com, the leading online casino portal that recently purchased Michael Jackson's hair at auction for $10,871, is proud to announce it has relaunched its website under a new name, BestOnlineCasino.com [http://www.bestonlinecasino.com ]. It...

2012-03-28 01:06:04

Concordia study looks at rates of risky behaviours for online and offline gamblers With the click of a mouse or touch of a mobile phone screen – in pyjamas or jeans – gambling is now at our fingertips 24/7 with Internet play. With this increased access to gambling, are online gamblers more prone to risky behaviours than offline gamblers? A new study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, led by Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia University, has compared...

2012-03-26 06:28:18

GIBRALTAR and LEEDS, England, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PokerStrategy.com, the market leading website for advice and coaching in online Poker, today announced that it believes a recent academic study could signal an early change to US laws covering online gambling. The report, by Kahlil Simeon Philander of the University of Nevada and the renowned expert in the 'economics of Poker', Dr Ingo Fielder of the University of Hamburg, suggests that contrary to perceived...

2012-03-05 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state departments of Health, Revenue and Agriculture - along with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board - are working together during "Problem Gambling Awareness Week," March 4-10, to ensure that Pennsylvanians with gambling addiction problems know that help is available. "The Gaming Control Board urges compulsive gamblers, or even individuals who think that they may have a problem, to educate themselves about how to...

2012-03-05 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's a March Madness office betting pool[2] or sitting in the sports books in Las Vegas placing bets on the Masters Golf Tournament and opening week of Major League Baseball, the coming months are fraught with sporting events which lure millions of gamblers to place their bets. Given the tenfold growth of the gambling industry in the U.S. since 1975[3] and the recent surge of online gambling, it is no surprise that 6 to 9 million...

2012-02-27 23:09:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Problem Products, Inc. is proud to offer an online solution that immediately stops individuals from gambling online... at no charge (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120228/CG59862) Problem Products, Inc. manufacturers of ProblemPoker.com software is pleased to announce that starting today until April 30, 2012, ProblemPoker.com will offer no charge software licenses for its Gambling Website Blocker. This offer extends to any...

2012-02-09 09:32:00

Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative Calls on Congress to Act on Legislation to Regulate Internet Gambling Activity WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing today will explore how Indian tribes could be impacted by the recent U.S. Department of Justice opinion that permits states to allow all forms of online betting that do not involve sports. After numerous hearings over the past months on the opportunity to regulate...