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AGCC investigates Pinnacle; ARJEL and AAMS sign agreement; NGCB releases agenda for meeting

TAGs: AAMS, AGCC, Alderney Gambling Control Commission, arjel, Nevada gaming control board, pinnacle sports, spain

agcc aams arjel ngcbThe Alderney Gambling Control Commission has announced that it will be undertaking its own investigation into licensee Pinnacle Sports Europe Limited. A release from AGCC executive director Andre Wilsenach recognized the charges brought against the company’s American namesake and stated the two are linked. “As there is an association between Pinnacle Sports and Pinnacle Sports Europe Limited, AGCC has today commenced a Special Investigation into Pinnacle Sports Europe Limited to ensure that the licensee is operating in accordance with approved operating procedures,” Wilsenach’s statement read. Pinnacle Sports Europe has been a Category 1 eGambling Licensee with the AGCC since May 2012 and has only been accepting wagers from customers in the UK. The AGCC announcement comes after a frantic day when 25 people in five states were indicted in connection with taking illegal sports bets through Pinnacle Sports between April 13, 2011 and October 18, 2012.

French regulator ARJEL and Italian regulator AAMS have met in Rome to further cement a data sharing agreement aimed at strengthening their hands in the fight against fraud and money laundering. PokerItaliaWeb.org also reported Jean-Francois Vilotte, president of ARJEL, stated that an open meeting will be held in December with Spain, Portugal and Germany to discuss them making the threesome a bona-fide gangbang.

Over in Nevada the state’s Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has released the agenda for the next meeting on November 1 with an online poker licence application from MGM Resorts Online among the issues to be discussed. Another company on the NGCB agenda is Z4Poker, who have applied for a manufacturer and service provider accreditation. It’s the first meeting since the departure of Mark Lipparelli last month and thus will be the first to be overseen by new chairman A. G. Burnett and new NGCB member Terry Johnson.

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