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Just returned from Africa French Secretary of State for Cooperation Alain Joyandet, it adopted the proposal to create a game of chance dedicated to supporting the development of the African continent. Dellistituzione The idea of a humanitarian lottery is not a new one: the United States had thought the seventies.
Horizon already facing the possibility of an agreement between the French state and Française des Jeux company that has a monopoly of lotteries in France and that maybe will be in charge to develop the game by 2010. The year 2010 is a great year for our project, since it is the year of the liberalization of online gaming, the year of the African continent and also the year in which the soccer World Cup will be held in South Africa.
He pointed out that the game of chance may take the form of a lottery or a raffle available online. A small portion of the revenue from the future game will be allocated to support the development of Africa. This could cause a humanitarian lottery allAfrica about 10 million euro per year, a sum that is almost insignificant compared to the 150 billion dollars annually from Africa swallowed.
In France, the news continues to generate controversial. The President of the Council of Black Associations of France said: Supporting the development of Africa thanks to games of chance seems to me at the same time immoral and indecent.
British the operator of games and Ladbrokes betting has concluded an agreement with Cryptologic, one of the largest online casino software developers. The agreement will allow the Ladbrokes companies to integrate on its website three of the most popular games from Cryptologic: Bejeweled, Cubis and Jenga.
The first to appear on the site will Bejeweled, inspired by the famous puzzle game. The game has sold over 25 million copies worldwide and has been downloaded more than 350 million times.After Bejeweled, we will be integrated by the end of year 2009 also Cubis and Jenga.
The agreement brings to 25 the number of operators to possess a license Cryptologic.
Brian Hadfield, President and CEO of Cryptologic said: Ladbrokes is a very important player in the online gambling industry and so this licensing agreement not only consolidates Cryptologic’s position in the world of the leading innovative developers, but also marks an important step toward our goal of returning to profitability and long term growth.
On the part of Ladbrokes, Paul Austin company’s commercial director, he commented: At Ladbrokes we committed to offering our customers the best possible service. By signing this agreement with CryptoLogic, company known for its innovative games, our offer will remain at the top of the market and our customers will have access to high quality games.
Cryptologic is undoubtedly one of the biggest games software developers worldwide casinos.With a portfolio of over 280 games created, the company received for the fourth consecutive year, the Top Casino Software Award from the Gambling Online Magazine Magazines, an already famous name in the industry.
The Brazilian government has decided to ban the game of chance online, ready to adopt a simileallUIGEA law (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act). The law still in the design phase will ban financial transactions with foreign casino sites.
The legislation on games of chance in force was introduced just 15 months ago. However, President Lula de Silva wants a new law is brought into effect before 2010. In addition, the law also provides for the dellaccesso block to the game of chance limprigionamento sites and those that do not fully comply. Since you can not punish operators of chance online games that are based abroad, then we will punish those operating in financial transactions with them, said Senator Alves Filho, a supporter of the new regulation.
Brazilian law is inspired openly allUIGEA US. In essence lUIGEA, a law adopted during The administration Bush has condemned the game of chance online, banning financial transactions to and from the games and betting sites. According to the Brazilian authorities, lUIGEA gave positive results in the US and is a model to follow.