Bingo Crosses Line and Poker Crosses OnlinePublished June 4, 2008 by OCR Editor
The week's headline gambling news, including a peek at a banned bingo ad, what is next for Sweden's online gambling industry and the effect TV had on online poker.
The Weekly Edition, an OCR Live! production in which Kate brings you the headlines for the past week, from the latest banned bingo ad to the next chapter for Sweden's online gambling market, with a look back at the history of online poker.
Banned Bingo Ad
Watch the latest ad for William Hill's Bingo and decide for yourself if it is funny and whether it should have been pulled by the ASA for violating advertising code.
Sweden Loses Grip on State-Run Gambling
End of the road for Sweden’s online gambling monopoly as government bows to EU pressure.
Highlights from CAP Spring Break 2008
Andrew Goetsche from World Poker Tour told the audience at CAP Spring Break about the critical day in 2002 when poker tournaments aired on television, and the players flocked to the websites changing the industry overnight.