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NGCB: Acquisition of Pre-2006 Offenders Won’t Block NV Licensing

by , Jun 8, 2012 | 4:40 pm

Executives for International Game Technology told Nevada gaming regulators Thursday they are in preliminary talks with U.S. Department of Justice officials concerning wagers placed before 2006 by American gamblers with Entraction, a Sweden-based online gaming operator.

The slot machine developer spent $115 million last year to acquire Entraction, an online poker operator in Europe with more than 4 million players.

The discussion with the Justice Department did not stop the Gaming Control Board from recommending that IGT be licensed as a manufacturer and provider of interactive gaming systems under Nevada’s newly created online gaming regulations.

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