Visit Casino City's Internet Directory
Casino City Home World Gambling Europe Gambling
Europe News
Casino City Home
World Gambling
Europe Gambling

Europe News - Page 122

« Previous   Next »
Gambling Boom in Britain

International News Brief: Over the past three years, there has been a fivefold increase in betting, with turnover rising from £7.6 billion in 2001 to a record £39.4 billion in the 12 months to September.

UK Lottery Offers Mobile Option

International News Brief: National Lottery players are being given the option of taking a punt using their mobile phones.

Two Manchester Casinos Robbed

International News Brief: Armed gangs have targeted two Greater Manchester casinos in 48 hours.

Armed Gangs Raid UK Casinos

International News Brief: Armed gangs have targeted two Greater Manchester casinos in 48 hours.

Britain's Betting Fever Pale Compared to Hong Kong's

International News Brief: Betting in Britain has experienced a great increase. However, Britain’s punters are nothing compared to Hong Kong’s.

Scientific Games to Acquire German Instant Lottery Ticket Company

Scientific Games Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Printpool Honsel GmbH, a German company which is the supplier of instant tickets to all of the 16 lotteries which operate in Germany.

U.K. Experts Wary of Casino Boom Prediction

Only a fraction of the 40 or so casino projects proposed so far by U.S. operators and others in the United Kingdom will likely get built if the gambling laws are rewritten as planned to allow more casinos.

Tax Changes, Internet Boost Betting Figures

International News Brief: The abolition of tax on betting and the internet boom has boosted the amount of money gambled in the United Kingdom.

Britain Leads the World in Gambling Bonanza

International News Brief: The astonishing growth in gambling around the world, including a forecast fivefold increase in UK betting turnover in the three years since 2001, is revealed in an authoritative report published today.

Swiss Lotteries Join EuroMillions

International News Brief: Loterie Romande and Swisslos, the two organisations coordinating the game in Switzerland, decided to jump into bed with EuroMillions in order to maintain market share.

Global Gambling Expands as World Economy Slows

The 3rd Global Gambling Review: Double or Quits? is now available from Casino City Press, the exclusive North American distributor.

Casino Groups Step Up Lobbying

International News Brief: Foreign casino groups will step up their intensive lobbying of the Government this week when a leading operator sponsors a fringe meeting on gambling at the Labour Party conference in Brighton, United Kingdom.

Packer Bets on UK Deregulation

International News Brief: Australia’s Kerry Packer wants to cash in on major changes to Britain's antiquated gaming laws, which are about to be relaxed.

Genting Buying Maxims Casino

International News Brief: Genting is buying London’s Maxims Casino for £10.5 mil, taking advantage of a probable relaxation of Britain's 40-year-old gaming laws to enter Europe.

UK Gambling Stocks Down

International News Brief: UK gambling stocks took a spin on fears that the long-awaited reform to Britain's arcane gambling laws may not happen before the next General Election.

London Casino Planning Team Named

International News Brief: One of London's largest casino projects is moving ahead with Earls Court & Olympia and MGM Mirage Partnership appointing a planning team to work on a £150 million complex earmarked for the Olympia 2 exhibition centre.

Interpoker Launches Caribbean Poker Classic

Win a seat at the Caribbean Poker Classic this year with InterPoker and enjoy a six-night, all-expense paid trip to St. Maarten to play in the $5,100 buy-in championship event.

Tough Controls On High Prize Slot Machines To Stay – Jowell

Tough controls limiting the accessibility of high prize 'Category A' slot machines will not be relaxed when the Gambling Bill is introduced, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Tessa Jowell said today.

U.K. Government Won't Relax Controls on Slots

International News Brief: The U.K. government has crushed the hopes of the gambling industry, saying it will not relax controls on outlawed ‘Category A’ slot machines in its upcoming gambling bill.

Poker Pros Make History in Monaco

The Monaco Government Tourist Office reports that for the first time in Monegasque history, the Principality is allowing a poker tournament to take place in the world-famous venue of Monte-Carlo.

About us | Editorial Staff | Feedback | Advertising
CASINO CITY NETWORK: Online Casino City | Casino City Times | Casino City TV | Poker Zone | RGT Online | Casino City Press | Gaming Directory | iGaming News