Belgian Court Ruling Angers Unibet

Unibet responded to a ruling from the Brussels correctional court, which imposed a suspended fine of €75,000 against the operator for breaching certain advertising regulations. The Swedish operator expressed its shock at the ruling. It understood that the judge would simply be ruling on the admissibility of the case rather than acting before Unibet made its plea. According to Belgian news website, Unibet’s attorney Axel Clerens will receive a copy of the ruling and will respond accordingly.

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day and the Cheltenham Festival on Thursday, Barcrest supplied Ladbrokes with an Irish-themed version of its Rainbow Riches slots game. At this stage the IGT subsidiary supplies Ladbrokes with a scratchcard game under the Rainbow Riches banner, after they concluded a business venture in January.

As of Thursday Net Entertainment’s share price dropped by 9%. These figures were released by Stockholm’s Stock Exchange subsequent the announcement from the Swedish supplier that it expects its EBIT margin for the first quarter of 2011 to be lower in comparison to the fourth quarter of last year. On the 28th April Net Entertainment’s Q1 interim report will be published.

The judge presiding over the court case has set a trial date between Deliverance Poker and Full Tilt Poker sponsored player Michael Mizrachi, including Full Tilt’s parent company Tiltware. Deliverance Poker, is an internet poker operator which will go live soon. The company sued Mizrachi for breach of contract since he reneged on a deal to wear the operator’s badge during the 2010 World Series of Poker main event. Judge James Nowlin of the US District Court for Western Texas decided the court case will resume on 25th April on condition if the two parties don’t come to an agreement before then.

Crestbay a loyalty solutions company announced it is hosting a number of poker nights for companies in the internet gambling industry. All internet casinos which participate will be able to hold free qualifying tournaments at London’s Fox Poker Club and one player will go through to the grand final later this year.



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