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This Week in Gambling: News from New York, Pennsylvania and Jamaica

This week in gambling, Jamaica's Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission stated it is currently exploring options for regulating Internet gambling. Plus, some news stories from New York and Pennsylvania.

Jamaica to roll out licensing process

Jamaica begins licensing process for three casinos, setting Sept. 30, 2013 as deadline for proposals and application fee.

Jamaica's first casino could start construction this year

Casino gambling to arrive in Jamaica says Tourism Minister.

Jamaica: CTL can operate slot machines

Caymanas Track Ltd to receive slot machine licence for 500 machines, under new amendments.

Church versus racetrack: Punters see nothing wrong with Sunday racing

International news brief: Horse racing on Sunday, which is proposed for November 29 and December 13, has reignited the debate of what Sundays mean in a country -- Jamaica -- which sees Christianity as the official religion.

Scholars blast government's casino plan

International news brief: A proposal by the Government to give Jamaicans access to the large-scale casino gambling has earned the ire of scholars.

Jamaica: Economic crisis puts damper on gambling

International news brief: Jamaica ongoing economic meltdown that has cost some industry players up to a third of gambling revenues over the past six months.

Jamaica: Gaming company makes profit increase

International news brief: Supreme Ventures Limited reports 60% increase in net profit for its financial year ended October 31.

Jamaican official rebukes casino opponents

International News Brief: In his most scathing remarks yet against the detractors of casino gambling, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, described their objections as irrational and illogical and maintained that the attraction would be controlled.

Jamaica approves casino license

Prime Minister Bruce Golding says Jamaica has taken the decision to permit the licensing of casinos and has already approved proposals for a major new investment predicated on the granting of a casino license.

Jamaica resort considers Vegas model

International News Brief: Developers of the Harmony Cove resort in Trelawny, Jamaica, are considering the use of a 'Las Vegas model' that would include a mega gaming lounge, a facility that would have over 1,000 video lottery terminals.

Diamond I to Take WifiCasino GS to Jamaica

Diamond I, Inc. has entered into a strategic alliance with Viking Productions to bring Diamond I's WifiCasino GS to venues within the Jamaican hotel and tourism industries.

Jamaican Online Gambling Case Dismissed

International News Brief: Spirpo Athanas, whose Montego Bay based Internet gambling company was shutdown last year for breaches of the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission Act, is now free to resume betting.

No To Casino - Most Jamaicans Reject Proposed Gaming Method

International News Brief: Despite strong arguments of the benefits to be derived from casino gaming in Jamaica, most Jamaicans are still staunchly opposed to the idea.

Jamaica: Casino Gambling Would Provide Billions for Education

International News Brief: A member of the National Council on Education, said yesterday that the introduction of casino gambling would be the answer to funding the $52 billion per year needed to transform the Jamaican education system over the next ten years.

BGLC Readies for Casino Gaming

International News Brief: The Jamaican BGLC will next month send two employees to the United States for technical training in gaming operations in a move to strengthen its regulatory functions and prepare the agency for the possible formal approval of casinos here.

Jamaica Makes Changes in Lottery Plan

International News Brief: The Jamaica government yesterday announced a $15,000 threshold on lottery winnings, before the 15 per cent tax is applied, confirming Sunday's lead story in the Observer.

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