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E-GAMING SUMMIT GOES TO GIBRALTAR
2015-04-15

Financial services firm KPMG has announced the speaker line-up for the fifth in its series of eGaming summits, due to take place this year at the Sunborn Hotel, Gibraltar on 23rd and 24th April, 2015.

The summit will again include expert presentations, IMGL master-classes and panel sessions, along with exchanges on payments, data analytics, digital currencies and the potential of the blockchain.


The Hon. Albert Isola, Minister for Financial Services and Gaming for the Gibraltar Government will begin day ones proceedings with an opening address, after which Gibraltars Gambling Commissioner and moderator Phill Brear will be joined by regulatory and legislative experts Peter Howitt, Peter Isola, Sir Peter Caruana, QC and Peter Montegriffo to discuss the review of gambling regulation in Gibraltar.

The final day will culminate in discussions over drinks sponsored by Gibtelecom, followed by an invitation only gala dinner hosted by the government of Gibraltar.

The event is free to attend and is once again expected to attract over 200 key stakeholders, leading licensed and unlicensed sector delegates, and representatives of government and international regulatory oversight bodies, with around half of these travelling to Gibraltar to attend.

More information can be found at www.kpmg.gi/esummit.




F.Y. PROFITS FALL AT AUSSIE GAMBLING GROUP
2014-08-21

One of Australia's leading online and land betting groups, Tatts, has posted full year results that will be disappointing for shar Apuestas Breeders Cup eholders, reporting a 19 percent y-o-y drop in net after tax profits for the twelve months ended June 30 2014.
Talking points in the firm's report include:
* Net profit after tax down 19 percent at A$200.4 million;
* Revenue down 2.8 percent at A$2.9 billion;
* Good lottery growth, with a 7.8 percent rise in profit before tax of A$326.6 million;
* EBITDA up 2.1 percent to A$414.5 million;
* Online sports bets generated 22.9 percent of total sales (20.2 percent in FY 2013);
* Gaming income improved, contributing A$51.3 million to EBIT;
* Sports wagering declined 7.4 percent to A$144.1 million, but Tatts secured retail exclusivity for QLD Racing and Sports until 2044.
Chief executive Rob Cooke said that the preceding year had been a hard act to follow due to exceptional lottery performance, and that the latest results were adversely impacted by a A$42.6 million health benefit levy charged by the Victorian provincial government , which undermined net profits.
Cooke added that the group has exciting initiatives in the pipeline, and is well positioned for the year ahead, with trading strong in the opening months of lottery and wagering operations
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MALAYSIAN POLICE REMAIN COMMITTED TO STAMPING OUT ONLINE GAMBLING
2013-06-25

The Malaysian police have become widely known for their sustained efforts in Operation Dadu against illegal online poker enterpris online bingo es which continually spring up in small shops and residences throughout the nation.
This week police spokesman Asst Comm Abdul Aziz Salleh warned operators that the police remain committed to Op Dadu and will be keeping the pressure on. He also appealed to the public to report any suspected online gambling activity to the nearest police station in order to assist the police in stamping out the illegal pastime.
Illustrating the police force's commitment, the police officer revealed that seven illegal gambling outlets disguised as cyber cafes were raided at the Temerloh industrial estate in Mentakab shortly before midnight Monday.
The premises were raided in a three-hour operation by a team of D7 officers and 30 personnel from the district assisted by Bukit Aman," the police spokesman reported, adding that 197 computer sets and other paraphernalia such as modems and servers, in addition to RM1,650 in cash were seized.
Nine caretakers including two women were detained during the operations to assist in their investigations, and another 40 patrons, aged between 20 and 50 and thought to be online gamblers, were detained and questioned before being released.
The case will be investigated under Section 4B(a) of the Common House Gambling Act 1953, which carries a minimum fine of RM10,000 for each machine seized or up to five years in prison," Asst Comm Abdul Aziz Salleh said.
Investigations will also be carried out under Section 4(1)(b) of the Entertainment Enactment 1993 against owners of the premises.



CYPRIOT POKER PLAYERS DO WELL IN EUROPEAN NATIONS CUP (Update)
2013-04-16

Poker players on the Cyprus team in the European Nations Cup heats held on the Mediterranean island this week did well, emerging a BMW Motorcyles Rental in Costa Rica s the one of six winners and qualifying to play in the World Nations Cup Final in November, reports the Cyprus Mail.
The qualifying tournament, sponsored by the International Federation of Poker and hosted by Cyprus for the first time this year, featured innovative digital technology, which was used to replace traditional playing cards (see previous InfoPowa reports).
In the World Nations Cup in November, Team Cyprus will face formidable competition from 17 other poker-playing nations.
Cyprus Poker Association vice president, Antonis Theophanides said: We didnt expect to qualify, its a dream come true. We just wanted to have a go and enjoy ourselves.
The Cyprus tournament took place with no organisational or police problems, Theophanides said, revealing that a total of 84 players from 14 nations were vying for the top six places to qualify for the World Nations Cup final later on this year.
The two day international tournament took place at the Annabelle hotel in Paphos and attracted a number of famous names from the world poker. These included
Ivan Demidov (Russia), Barney Boatman (UK), Neil Channing (UK), Juan-Manuel Pastor (Spain), Padraig Parkinson (Ireland) as well as well-known poker commentator Jesse May.
Constantinos Katodrytis, Cyprus National Poker Team Captain said:We came in as outsiders at this event. We were up against top teams with great players who have had much success on the international stage. After every session - we sat together, discussed tactics, what we did wrong and how we can put things right. Qualifying for the world final was an incredible accomplishment for us."
Patrick Nally, president of the IFP said: "We're delighted that the technology worked and made history. We're even more delighted to see Cyprus on the last hand win its way through to sixth position giving it a place in the World Nations Cup to be held in Germany."