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Google will allow Gambling keywords on UK AdWords from Tomorrow.
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from ciaran 2254 Days ago #
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This is absolutely massive news - I trust that some of the big US sites will write about this as, with the UK being Google’s 2nd biggest market, this could do some very nice things to their share price.

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from tomcritchlow 2254 Days ago #
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Big big news.

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from willcritchlow 2254 Days ago #
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This is huge. Way to go with the rumour ahead of time, Ciaran...Oh, and sphinn, why can’t I comment on my iphone??

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from rockstack 2254 Days ago #
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willcritchlow :- I had a call from my Google contact this morning, so i had to tell someone. It was meant to be a secret until tomorrow but NMA published it.

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from ciaran 2254 Days ago #
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Someone was called by Google yesterday and it was going round the bar after a4u - Will from NMA was there, so hey presto...

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from willcritchlow 2254 Days ago #
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Nice.Good work guys.

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from fireflyseo 2254 Days ago #
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Reading the form it looks like you have to have a gambling licence!!  What if you are just an affiliate??  Can you still bid?

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from fireflyseo 2254 Days ago #
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Actually, this totally screws affiliates if not allowed to bid! As all the natural SEO placements will not convert through PPC of whitelisted gaming firms.COME ON GOOGLE OPEN IT UP PROPERLLY!!!AFFILIATE WANT A SLICE OF THE ACTION TOO!!!

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from HeadlandDigital 2254 Days ago #
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It appears Google may be increasingly scrutinising gambling advertisers in order to weed out possible scammers.

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from onreact 2254 Days ago #
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It seems to me that due to the financial crisis Google is looking for new revenue streams...

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from NickWilsdon 2254 Days ago #
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Very big news. I’d like to see this apply to other markets too but UK law is favourable to gambling advertising. Although I am sure Google would like to access these funds now, their hands will be tied in other cases. 

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from fireflyseo 2254 Days ago #
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Okay, any affiliates not pleased about this, please read here.  Time to speak up about it perhaps?

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from jackdawson0407 2254 Days ago #
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It appears Google may be increasingly scrutinising gambling advertisers in order to weed out possible scammers.

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from BigMalc 2253 Days ago #
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Who would of thought somebody named James Cashmore would have come up with such an innervation. I wonder what is reasoning was ???The hoops relating to licensing are a bit of a pain.

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from zigojacko 2253 Days ago #
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Already within 24 hours after this was announced, the industry leaders in the gambling world have their Google ads in force. Heh.I think it is fair that these companies should be registered to the gambling commision in order to use Adwords and also should have the gambling awareness link in a prominent space on their site.

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