Tuesday, 12 May 2009

press clippings summary

The Australian marketplace continues to change.

You can bet on interesting times ahead for bookies

Paddy Power are going after Sportsbet by the way, not Sportingbet as mentioned in the article.

Betfair take on the Dutch govt with help from the internal markets commissioner for Europe.

EC's Charlie McCreevy threatens Dutch over 'Betfair bias'

Prosecutors are recommending jail terms for former Juventus directors in the Serie A match-fixing scandal which saw them relegated to Serie B.

Jail terms requested in Italy match-fixing case

TABCorp actually make some sense, calling for Australian govts to scrap the ridiculous state anomalies and have gambling taxes set nationally

Tabcorp wants national control of taxes on betting

Wowsers opposed to everything that might remotely be fun strike in India (to be honest, it is really cheesy)

India’s IPL hit by govt’s ‘gambling and betting’ slur

Finland asking for trouble from the EU over gambling

Finland debating online gambling advertising ban

But of course guns are ok up there...

2 comments:

  1. Scott, did you see that Crown are adding 100 tables almost at the request of the government?

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  2. I hadn't but it hardly surprises me... better that its tables though rather than those pointless pokies/slot machines.

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