US DOJ to appoint claims admin in Full Tilt Poker case
SportsbookReview.com news anchor gives an SBR iGaming News video update, reporting for Friday, November 23rd, 2012. Topics include acquisitions and deals made by select companies, as well as an update on the US Department of Justice appointing a claims administrator to handle repayment of US-based Full Tilt Poker player balances.
SG Gaming has struck a deal with the Gala Coral Group for their Italian facing Eurobet product. SG Gaming is a subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, a lottery technology provider. Scientific Games is based in New York and now has more than 700 employees worldwide.
The US Department of Justice intends to appoint a claims administrator to handle the repayment of US-based Full Tilt Poker player balances by no later than January 2013. The DoJ is currently working tirelessly, we assume, to return these gambling proceeds to their citiczens. International players were paid directly by Full Tilt. Full Tilt itself is back in business under Poker Stars backing: Full Tilt relaunched on Wednesday November 7th. SBR reported that the poker site was the second most highly trafficked over the 24-hour period, second to only parent company PokerStars.
Cantor Gaming has inked a long-term agreement with Golden Gaming LLC in Nevada. Cantor will manage the sportsbook and racebook at the Pahrump Nogget Hotel and Casino. The deal is Cantor’s first in Nevada with an operator outside Clark County.
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