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Tuesday, 29th April 2014
Operator Unibet has announced a good start to the year in its Q1 interim report. The firm's profit before tax was £16.5m for the period January-March, up 44.7% on the same period last year. After...
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Tuesday, 29th April 2014
A draft version of a South African online gambling bill which would provide a legal basis for e-gaming in the country has been released. Officials published a preliminary version of the Remote Gambling...
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Monday, 28th April 2014
The British Horseracing Authority has approved the entry of Newcastle and Chelmsford racecourses into the 2015 fixture allocation process. Chelmsford City racecourse in Essex has been closed for six...
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Monday, 28th April 2014
A member of the Irish Parliament, the Dail, has said that the practice of having only one member of staff working in a betting shop is too dangerous. There have been 569 robberies at betting shops in...
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Monday, 28th April 2014
Slots studio NextGen Gaming are launching two of their leading online titles to operators Gala Coral via content and system developers Betdigital. Online slots Foxin’ Wins and 300 Shields are being...
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Monday, 28th April 2014
Affiliates of Titan Bet are being offered $5,000 to refer a competition winner to the online sportsbook. The operators have launched a contest which will see one lucky football fan sent to Brazil to...
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Monday, 28th April 2014
The UK government is to announce plans this week to give local councils the power to veto the opening of new betting shops. A new planning class will be created for betting shops, meaning they can be...
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Friday, 25th April 2014
A report by internet security company McAfee has warned that the number of unlicensed gambling websites is growing and that they are being used by criminals for money laundering. Gambling is attractive...
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Friday, 25th April 2014
Social game developer Zynga made a $61.2m loss in the first quarter of 2014 after a fall in revenue. The company behind Zynga Poker and Farmville, who registered a net income of $4.1m for the same period...
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Friday, 25th April 2014
William Hill, Britain's largest bookmaker, today blamed a recent tax rise on high-stakes gambling machines for the need to close 109 betting shops. Machine Games Duty was introduced in February 2013...
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Friday, 25th April 2014
A recent poll has found that 70% of British people want extra restrictions on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTS), while 73% think that the maximum stake of £100 should be reduced. FOBTS have become...
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Friday, 25th April 2014
NextGen Gaming, the slots studio of provider NYX Gaming Group, has signed an exclusive licensing deal to create games featuring 2000 AD’s Judge Dredd character. The partnership covers the licensing...
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Friday, 25th April 2014
Swedish state lottery Svenska Spel has deployed the Live Odds Service of sports and betting-related data supplier Betradar. The product is a fully automated and integrated in-running trading solution...
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Thursday, 24th April 2014
The competition to win a licence to manage one of four new super casino projects in New York is starting to take shape. When the deadline for applications passed on Wednesday night a number of casino...
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Thursday, 24th April 2014
Provider Microgaming is to launch two new online slots next month. Football Star is a five-reel, 243 ways-to-win game themed, as its name suggests, around the world’s most popular sport. The slot,...
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Thursday, 24th April 2014
Provider Williams Interactive has launched two new slot games to its game server library. The first, titled Fire Queen, is powered by the provider's Double Money Burst game engine and is designed...
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Wednesday, 23rd April 2014
Provider Bally Technologies is to supply its i-gaming platform to the Majestic Star Casino and Hotel in Indiana. The casino will utilise the platform to supply its players with a range of free-play...
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Wednesday, 23rd April 2014
Payments provider Ukash has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Announced every year as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, the awards acknowledge outstanding achievement by UK businesses...
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Tuesday, 22nd April 2014
A major fire in Gibraltar's Waterport power station disrupted the online services of several betting operators over Easter weekend, leaving many eager punters disgruntled. Much of the region was left...
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Thursday, 17th April 2014
Atlantic City-based Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is suing one of the world's most famous poker players for allegedly cheating them out of almost $10m worth of winnings. The casino filed a lawsuit on...
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Thursday, 17th April 2014
Interactive entertainment publisher Atari will be joining forces with provider Pariplay to launch its video game brands in the i-gaming market. The strategic partnership will see Atari's "robust portfolio...
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Wednesday, 16th April 2014
Suppliers GameAccount Network have appointed Seamus McGill as an independent, non-executive director. The 62-year-old, who assumes the position with immediate effect, is currently president of California-based...
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Tuesday, 15th April 2014
An unnamed 49-year-old lawyer has been arrested and held in custody for two weeks for her suspected involvement in an illegal gambling business, money laundering, fraud and forgery. This is the latest...
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Tuesday, 15th April 2014
Providers BetSoft Gaming have released two titles to their collection of ToGo mobile games. Both games, Heist ToGo and Sushi Bar ToGo, are part of the firm’s "iconic" library of animated 3D slots...
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Tuesday, 15th April 2014
Platform supplier Comtrade Gaming has unveiled its new iCore Engage product. Aimed at large operators who wish to expand their existing online platforms, the new offering boasts features designed to...
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Tuesday, 15th April 2014
A new Spanish project from Eurocoin directors Colin and Nick Veitch will be officially unveiled in May. Formed through an alliance with shareholder-partner Fernando Dumont, who had already been working...
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Monday, 14th April 2014
A study in Australia has concluded that online gaming does not play a significant role in causing problem gambling. The Interactive Gambling report, commissioned by Gambling Research Australia, surveyed...
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Monday, 14th April 2014
In December, the Campaign for Fairer Gambling (CFG) released a report which claimed to show that there are far more bookmakers per person in poorer areas of England than richer ones. On 11 April the...
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Monday, 14th April 2014
Online casino company 32Red have announced a three-year sponsorship deal with Glasgow Rangers Football Club. The deal gives the Gibraltar-based firm rights to shirt sponsorship and visibility in the...
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Friday, 11th April 2014
A man was removed from a lower league English football game on Saturday on suspicion of participating in an illegal international betting operation. The Egyptian, in his twenties, was spotted making...
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Friday, 11th April 2014
Online operator Betfair has stopped advertising and accepting new customers in Russia today, according to a company statement to affiliates. A number of gambling websites were added to Russia's internet...
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Friday, 11th April 2014
TalkSport managing director Calum Macaulay has been announced as one of the keynote speakers at the Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge on 8 May. With TV advertising around football “expensive”...
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Thursday, 10th April 2014
The Football Association has proposed a worldwide blanket ban on betting for anyone involved in the top eight tiers of the English league system. Players are already prohibited from betting on any...
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Thursday, 10th April 2014
Operator BetVictor has teamed up with digital innovation agency Skylab to create a new broadcasting feature on its website. BetVictor TV (BVTV) will use Skylab's online video platform MediaTank to...
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Thursday, 10th April 2014
New Jersey is still waiting for internet gaming to pay off, with revenues reaching nowhere near the projected figures. Prior to legalising online gambling last November, state Gov. Chris Christie had...
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Wednesday, 9th April 2014
British bookmakers Ladbrokes have completed their acquisition of Australian operators Betstar for AUD$22m (£12.4m). Founded by 38-year-old entrepreneur Alan Eskander, Betstar generated gross win of...
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Tuesday, 8th April 2014
As Japan looks set to legalise casino gambling, panchinko hall operator Dynam Japan Holdings Co has become the first domestic company to release a shortlist of potential partners, Reuters reports. Political...
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Tuesday, 8th April 2014
A report by app analysts Distimo has revealed that social casino games are "one of the hottest sectors in mobile gaming right now" and deserve more attention. Using data from Distimo ApplQ, the first...
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Tuesday, 8th April 2014
The UK's largest bookmaker has become the title sponsor of what will now be named the William Hill World Darts Championship. After sponsoring Wolverhampton's Grand Slam of Darts for three years, Hills...
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Tuesday, 8th April 2014
Live dealer platform EntwineTech is to offer live dealer streaming from a UK land-based casino. The live feed from Rainbow Casino in Birmingham will be available to EntwineTech’s partners across the...
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Tuesday, 8th April 2014
Gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy GLI has received a patent for their GLI Link technology. GLI Link is a proprietary technology which connects manufacturer’s products and operator’s...
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Monday, 7th April 2014
Suppliers GameAccount Network have announced a play-money partnership with a US tribal casino group. The “promotional play” deal will see GameAccount and Osage Casinos launch a simulated gaming...
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Friday, 4th April 2014
Supplier Williams Interactive has agreed a content deal with online operator BwinParty. Williams will integrate its remote gaming server into the BwinParty platform, providing players on sites run by...
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Friday, 4th April 2014
Provider Microgaming has added three new HTML5 games to its mobile portfolio. High Society is a five-reel, 25-payline slot said to “give players a shot at the high life”, with the game’s symbols...
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Thursday, 3rd April 2014
A three-year study funded by the European Research Council has criticised the gambling industry for disabling research efforts that could lead to "necessary" reforms. Researchers from the department...
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Thursday, 3rd April 2014
Developers Zitro have showcased their largest ever collection of new products and features at the Fer-Interazar trade show. Presented at the Madrid event was an updated version of community game Air...
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Tuesday, 1st April 2014
Developers MX Digital have agreed a partnership with developers Blues Brothers Approved Ventures, granting them the ability to use The Blues Brothers brand in their catalogue. The exclusive deal lets...
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Tuesday, 1st April 2014
Those bidding on four new casinos to be built in New York are going to have to be both patient and generous to the tune of up to $70m if they are going to be successful. State regulators the NY Gaming...
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Tuesday, 1st April 2014
A bipartisan federal bill backed by Sheldon Adelson was introduced last Wednesday, dividing Congress over the issue of online gambling. The Restoration of America's Wire Act (Bills HR4301 and S2159)...
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