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Thursday, 28th August 2014
The gaming machine manufacturer Bally Technologies has reported record revenue of $1.2bn for the year to 30 June 2014. That marks a 21% increase from 2013 for the Las Vegas-based company. The jump was...
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Tuesday, 26th August 2014
Finland's national gaming operator RAY has rolled out a live casino site powered by provider Playtech. The studio will be located in Espoo ̶ Finland's second largest city ̶ and house Blackjack...
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Tuesday, 26th August 2014
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Limited has reached an agreement with the Victorian Government on a number of reforms to the Melbourne Casino Licence. Crown says the changes will improve the competitiveness...
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Tuesday, 26th August 2014
Supplier NYX Gaming Group has agreed a distribution deal with developer Spin Games. The arrangement will see NYX, via its NYX Interactive subsidiary, distribute Spin’s titles to regulated online gaming...
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Thursday, 21st August 2014
Scientific Games' purchase of fellow provider Bally Technologies received a boost on Wednesday as the companies received an early termination of the 'waiting period' stipulated by antitrust laws. Termination...
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Thursday, 21st August 2014
The internet wallet PayPal is positioning itself to process online gambling payments in regulated US markets for the first time. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) said Wednesday that...
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Thursday, 21st August 2014
Supplier Intralot has announced a 26.3% year-on-year increase in consolidated revenues for the first half of 2014. The figure reached €905.5m for the six months ending 30 June 2014, up from €717.2m...
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Wednesday, 20th August 2014
Britain's largest bookmaker William Hill has become the official UK and Ireland betting partner of Premier League club Aston Villa. Villa acting chief executive Robin Russell said: "We are delighted to...
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Monday, 18th August 2014
Coral Interactive, the online arm of the UK bookmaker, has become the official European betting partner of Everton FC. The deal will run through the 2014/15 and 15/16 seasons, and see Coral promoted throughout...
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Friday, 15th August 2014
The Global Gaming Awards are pleased to confirm one of the world's biggest corporate advisory firms KPMG Gibraltar as an official partner. The Global Gaming Awards are a set of industry awards which recognise...
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Thursday, 14th August 2014
Operator Colossus Bets has launched a new £1m HDA15 football jackpot. The HDA15 is a weekly 15-leg pool bet with a 1X2 format, comprising of a minimum £500,000 win fund and a minimum £500,000 bonus. The...
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Tuesday, 12th August 2014
NYX Gaming continues to expand as it announced that the group has been granted a Gibraltar B2B licence to provide remote gambling services. The licence allows NYX Gaming to offer its NextGen Gaming slots...
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Tuesday, 12th August 2014
The amusement industry trade representative BACTA has demanded that fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) be allowed into their properties such as bingo halls and amusement arcades. In a letter to MPs and...
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Tuesday, 12th August 2014
Finnish i-gaming provider Finnplay has launched a daily pay-to-play fantasy-sports platform called FantasyBet. FantasyBet aims to tap into the high growth in live fantasy sports games across Europe ahead...
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Monday, 11th August 2014
Sports-betting exchange Matchbook.com has inked a one-year betting partnership with Championship football club Brentford FC. The deal will see the Matchbook logo displayed prominently on Brentford shirts,...
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Monday, 11th August 2014
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have legalised sports betting in the state. The legislation would have side-stepped federal law and allowed bookmaking operations at the...
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Thursday, 7th August 2014
Poker players in California will have to wait until at least 2015 to play online, as a bill to legalise the activity was dropped by state senator Lou Correa. The senator said that the one month remaining...
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Thursday, 7th August 2014
Donald Trump is suing to remove his name from two struggling Atlantic City casinos. The business mogul claims that his reputation is being tarnished by falling revenues and standards at Trump Plaza and...
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Wednesday, 6th August 2014
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint on behalf of The Evangelical Alliance against spread-betting operator Sporting Index, regarding the firm’s advert featuring a digitally...
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Tuesday, 5th August 2014
The Bitcoin-only gambling site Cloudbet.com has introduced what it claims is the world's first mobile casino to only accept the internet currency. The new platform will offer classic table games like blackjack...
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Tuesday, 5th August 2014
Our weekly digital newsletter Gambling Insider Friday offers a different guest columnist the chance to get their point across each week. Would YOU be interested in expressing your views to an industry...
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Tuesday, 5th August 2014
Online gambling firm 888 has reported positive numbers across the board, highlighted by second quarter revenue of $111m ̶ a year-on-year increase of 15%. The online casino platform contributed $47m,...
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Monday, 4th August 2014
New English Football Association (FA) regulations banning all football club employees from betting have come into effect. The rules affect players, coaches and officials, who are now prohibited from gambling...
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Monday, 4th August 2014
The Australian casino company Crown Resorts has announced plans to build a new casino-resort in Las Vegas Headed by billionaire James Packer, Crown has spent $280m on the project thus far, including buying...
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Friday, 1st August 2014
Providers Scientific Games (SG) and Bally Technologies are to enter into an definitive merger agreement worth $5.1bn, it was announced today. Scientific Games will acquire all of Bally’s stock for $83.30...
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