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Betfair May be Crossing the Italian Border

18 August 2011 by admin

The online gambling and online casino industry is a highly competitive arena. It means that operators need to be on their toes at all times and finding the best to offer their players. It also means working the laws and loopholes of regulation to their max. There is a risk with pushing the law though if you push too far.

Given the highly competitive nature of a real money online casino it stands to reason that they will push the envelope each chance they get so that they can reach all their interested audiences. And it is possible that this is what Betfair may be up to.

The situation is not clear as of yet, but we here at do our best to bring you news as soon as we hear of it. That being said let’s talk about what we have heard lately from Betfair. Recently we did tell you all about Betfair’s new partnership with Britain’s Olympic volleyball team. The partnership has the company placing a QR code on the backside of the women’s playing uniform. The placement of the QR is suggesting that Betfair is ready to push the envelope and move ahead in an environment that is a little rocky right now as a result of the US indictments and Full Tilt’s investigation by Alderney.

But Betfair could be showing a fearless side. Back in October of 2010 Betfair stopped offering its online casino services and games to Asia. But now a player who lives in Asia and plays in Asia claims to have been offered by Betfair to sign up for a real money player account…through their Italian site. I know, Asia and Italy are not really neighbors.

There is no word yet if this is a real case or if the Asian player is just spinning a story. While we would like to see the Asian online casino market open up some more, we would not want Betfair getting into any trouble. But if this should prove not to be a tall tale Betfair could be in some trouble as their Italian license explicitly says that they are only allowed to operate in Italy if they only accept Italian taxpaying citizens who reside in Italy.

While we like to see a real money online casino pushing forward and trying to climb to the top of the competitive online gambling arena, we do not like to see them in trouble. So here is to hoping crossing the border story is just that: a story.

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