RecentPoker RecentPoker.com
Home Page RecentPoker.com Online Poker Rooms Casino Bonus Online Casinos Casino News Gaming News gaming News Gambling Articles World Series Of Poker No Deposit Bonus
Online Slots
        Gambling Affiliates     |     Gambling Guide     |    Slot Tournaments Finder     |     Poker Pros    |     Recentpoker Twitter
   
Online Casino
Biggest Casino Bonuses
SlotsLv
$22 No Deposit Bonus
SlotsLV no deposit
Betonline Casino
$900 Signup Bonus
Betonline Bonus Code
Bovada Casino (Bodog USA)
$3000 Signup Bonus
Bovada Bonus Code
SlotsPlus Casino
$7000 SignUp Bonus
SlotsPlus First deposit bonus
ManhattanSlots
$767 x2 Signup Bonus
ManhattanSlots
Biggest Poker Bonuses
Bovada Poker (Bodog USA)
$1000 Sign Up Bonus
bovada poker bonus code
888Poker
$88 No Deposit Bonus
888 Poker no deposit bonus
Party Poker
$500 Sign Up Bonus
PartyPoker no deposit bonus
BetOnline Poker
$900 Sign Up Bonus
Betonline Poker bonus code
USA No Deposit Bonus

No Deposit Bonus : SlotsLv casino currently is offering everyone a $22 no deposit bonus. New Players Only. Fully Cashable. USA and Canadian Players are welcome. Please see our SlotsLv review page for the no deposit bonus info. SlotsLv Review

Best USA Casino Bonus

Big Casino Bonus : All USA Players Welcome: Bovada Casino the #1 USA Online Casino offering all new signups a $3000 table game and slots bonus + weekly cash back. All new accounts qualify thru our link. No codes needed. For full bonus information please see our Bovada Bonus review.

 

Bovada Casino Bonus Code

 
No Deposit Bonus

IS GREECE ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH THE E.C. OVER ONLINE GAMBLING?

Sunday July 31,2011  : Finance minister's comments highlight an apparent disregard for the European Union's enforcement arm
 
One of the critical elements in the resolution of Greece's perilous financial situation is the fate of state gambling monopoly OPAP and the legalisation of online gambling that could enhance its value.  Both are essential components in the nation's undertakings to the EU and IMF to meet its debt obligations by selling off state assets.
 
However, developments in Greek politics this month have increased confusion over how the government intends to dig itself out of the worst financial crisis in its history.
 
Regarding online gambling, the Greek legislative proposals did not meet with the full approval of the European Commission and can therefore safely be regarded as not compliant with EU law. The Greeks have apparently decided to push ahead with their proposal despite this, risking infringement proceedings and a possible trip to the European Court of Justice; the bill is now being driven through parliament, wrapped in a must-pass financial bill.
 
In terms of the Greek proposal, licensed operators would have to set up a subsidiary based in Greece, locate gambling servers in the country, and process transactions exclusively through Greek banks – all measures “that appear to restrict the freedom to provide services” within the EU, according to the EC opinion.
 
Earlier this week the Greek finance minister, Evangelos Venizelos, caused a stir by suggesting that the cash-strapped government may not sell its full 34 percent stake in gaming monopoly OPAP by the fourth quarter this year as promised.
 
"We have not pledged to sell OPAP; we have pledged that we will have revenues from OPAP (to reduce) the public debt," Venizelos told the Greek parliament. "The cabinet will appraise what is the best way to raise the revenues targeted."
 
Venizelos said a draft gaming law will considerably strengthen OPAP and the premium that goes with appointing the management of the company, which the government currently does through its controlling stake.
 
"This premium is very large," Venizelos told lawmakers. "OPAP's value is not only its shares but also the value of exercising its management," he added.
 
He revealed that the government additionally expects to raise about Euro 400 million from extending OPAP's licence, which currently expires in 2020.
 
Unlike most of the assets earmarked for sale in Greece's privatisation plan, OPAP is debt-free and profitable. The state's 34 percent stake has a market value of about Euro 1.17 billion.
 
The sale of a 34 percent stake in OPAP to a strategic investor that would also take over management is projected to raise at least Euro 1.2 billion, and the sale of the online gaming licenses could realise a further Euro 500 million, the finance ministry estimates.
 
Venizelos said that his country stood by its EU/IMF privatisation targets.
 
"We have a clear target to present Euro 1.7 billion from privatisations by the end of September and Euro 5 billion by the end of the year. If we don't come up with this we won't be credible and put the financial support package at risk," he said.
 
As part of measures to boost OPAP's value, Venizelos said that it will receive an exclusive licence to operate all the 35,000 video lotto machines (VLTs) to be set up in the country as part of gaming liberalisation.
 
OPAP will operate 16,500 of these machines itself and sub-contract the rest to between four and 10 other operators, he said.
 
However, this measure has itself come under attack by critics, who suggest that the move is intended to discourage international gaming operators from entering the Greek market, thereby allowing local interest groups to gain an unfair advantage in dividing it up, in conflict with the main goal of raising the most cash to address the country's crippling debt burden.



Gambling News :

$400k Winner at Bodog Casino - To win, you need to get a pair of Tens or better. Jerry K., however, got a much higher hand than the minimum; he pocketed $397,879 after landing the game’s best possible hand: a royal flush.

NBA : Warriors Win the West; NBA Finals Next - The Golden State Warriors will play in their third-straight NBA Finals. They completed their sweep of the San Antonio Spurs Monday night, rolling to a 129-115 victory as 12-point road favourites; Golden State opened the season as a –250 chalk to win the Western Conference.

Iforium In Partnership With Booming Games - Iforium, the leading provider of casino aggregation software, are pleased to announce a new agreement with Booming Games

PartyPoker Rakebak - Partypoker brings back rake back for players. All new ‘partypoker weekly Cashback’ launches.

NHL Odds: Lone Canadian Team Plays on Friday - “Stingy” is a word that many have used to describe the Ottawa Senators in Round Three. The Sens know that they’re overmatched against a Pens lineup that features the likes of Sidney Crosby, Evengi Malkin and Phil Kessel, but with determined defensive play, Ottawa managed to frustrate the Penguins on their home ice, stealing one of two games.

NBA Odds: Will Cavaliers Be Rusty in Game 1? - The Boston Celtics needed seven games to get past the Washington Wizards, but they got the job done Monday night, winning 115-105 as 5.5-point home favourites. Next up: the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers, who visit the Garden Wednesday night at 8:30 PM ET on TNT.

4 New Microgaming Releases in May 2017 - Candy Dreams is a 720 ways to win, variable reel game. Players spin on a colorful reel area filled with candy treats, as they play towards enticing bonus triggers.

PKR Company Statement Update - Microgaming can confirm that David R Taylor and Matthew R M Wild of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP were appointed Joint Administrators of PKR Ltd and PKR Technologies Limited on 11 May 2017 by the High Court, Chancery Division.

Microgaming Wins The Spark Award 2017 - The Spark Award celebrates organisations that experiment with ways of working differently. Previous winners include GCHQ and Places for People. It’s a part of Spark the Change, a global movement dedicated to empowering people and building happier workplaces.

NHL Predators First Ever Conference Finals Appearance - With three of the team’s top four point scorers residing on the blueline, the Nashville Predators have found a strategy that frustrates even the best in the West. After qualifying as the lowest-seeded Western Conference team, the Predators made quick work of the Chicago Blackhawks (4-0) and St. Louis Blues (4-1) in the first two rounds.

  Top 6 Poker Sites - Editor’s Pick
Poker Room
Info
Code
Bonus
Bovada Poker
1349384
$1000
BetOnLine Poker
None Needed
$900
ACR
None Needed
$1000
Fulltilt Poker Bonus Code Fulltilt Poker
None Needed
$10 ND
888 pacific poker 888Poker
None Needed
$400
PartyPoker PartyPoker
500free
$500
  Top 6 Casino Sites - Editor’s Pick
Casino
Info
Code
Bonus
SlotsPlus Casino
Claim20
$20 ND
Bovada Casino
1349384
$3000
MapleCasino Bonus Code MapleCasino
None Needed
Free Spins
SlotsLV
Slots22
$22 ND
Buzzluck Casino
Buzzluck
$868
SlotLand
FREE33RCNT
$33 Nd

Casino No Deposit Bonus Copyright © 2004-2016 | Recentpoker.com | All Rights Reserved. Copyscape Protected No Deposit Bonus Codes
Recentpoker.com

Please Note : Gambing might not be legal in your area. We bring you www.recentpoker.com as an information and gambling news site only. We hope that you find all the information and gambling news found in www.recentpoker.com to your liking. Please tell your friends about us and visit us again soon.

http://www.recentpoker.com