Latvia: Gambling in the Baltic Paradise
Mar26

Latvia: Gambling in the Baltic Paradise

by Oana Mihalache Latvia stands for a small gambling empire. The Republic of Latvia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe and it’s bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus and by a maritime border to the west with Sweden. Latvia was established as a democratic parliamentary republic in 1918 and gained its independence from the Ex-Soviet Union in 1991. The capital city is Riga, which was also declared the European...

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(Română) Castigatorul PokerFest Bucuresti este…………Bogdan Spataru
May16

(Română) Castigatorul PokerFest Bucuresti este…………Bogdan Spataru

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FBI raid New York illegal gambling facilities
May07

FBI raid New York illegal gambling facilities

US FBI agents have over the last few days been raiding illegal gambling dens and poker games in New York and the metro area. According to reports the illegal gambling is operated by Russian organised gangs in the city and also in outlying areas of the state and city. News channel NBC 4 were told by authorities that the FBI’s Eurasian Organized Crime Squad revealed high-stakes poker dens and large volume of off-shore sports wagering...

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American Gaming Association have a new CEO
Apr30

American Gaming Association have a new CEO

    The American Gaming Association (AGA) has named their successor to replace outgoing President & CEO Frank Fahrenkopf. Geoff Freeman, executive vice president and chief operating officer at the U.S. Travel Association, will take over at the Washington, D.C.-based AGA on July 1, the association said in a news release. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Freeman also worked at APCO Worldwide, a global...

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South Korea illegal gambling surpassed $66 billion
Apr30

South Korea illegal gambling surpassed $66 billion

According to government reports this week in South Korea illegal gambling in the country has surpassed $66 billion for the first time ever, which the government say desperately needs regulation to avoid money laundering by criminal gangs. The report by the National Gambling Control Commission under the Prime Minister’s Office, say that the illegal gambling market was estimated at 75.15 trillion won ($66.45 billion) in 2012, up from...

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