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KINDRED LAUNCH HIGH ROLLER FOCUSED CASINO BRAND

18th January, 2017 at 12:30:41
Debuts third party affordability assessments.

Kindred Group (formerly Unibet Group) has announced the launch of a new online casino brand focused on Norwegian and Swedish high rollers.

Full Story: Kindred Launch High Roller Focused Casino Brand »

EVERI TAKE ON NEW SLOT CONTENT FROM LIGHTNING BOX GAMES

18th January, 2017 at 12:30:41
To go live in North American terrestrial market.

Australian slot developer, Lightning Box Games, has entered into a distribution deal with electronic gaming content provider, Everi Games, for a selection of its proprietary slot content.

Full Story: Everi Take On New Slot Content From Lightning Box Games »

PHILIPPINES DEPORTS 100 CHINESE ONLINE GAMBLING WORKERS (Update)

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Illegal immigrants employed by Jack Lam's online gambling operation in the Clark Freeport.

100 of the 1,317 allegedly illegal Chinese workers busted at the Lam online gambling centre in the Clark Freeport late last year (see previous reports) have been ordered deported by the Philippines Bureau of Immigration (BI).

Full Story: Philippines Deports 100 Chinese Online Gambling Workers (update) »

DECEMBER ANOTHER GOOD MONTH FOR DELAWARE ONLINE GAMBLING

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Third consecutive month of positive revenues.

Delaware ended 2016 on a high note, recording its third month running of positive revenue from licensed and regulated online gambling.

Full Story: December Another Good Month For Delaware Online Gambling »

MARATHONBET EXITS CZECH REPUBLIC AS NEW ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATORY REGIME BEGINS

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Online operator follows earlier William Hill plc departure.

The Czech Republic's new regulatory regime kicked in on January 1 this year, and rather than face tough enforcement and draconian punishments (along with high taxation) Marathonbet has announced its withdrawal from the market.

Full Story: Marathonbet Exits Czech Republic As New Online Gambling Regulatory Regime Begins »

IS UNIKRN CONSIDERING AN ENTRY INTO THE GERMAN E-SPORTS MARKET?

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Esports betting operator invests in BIG, a CS:GO team of German professional players.

Observers of the eSports market speculated this week that UK and Australian-licensed eSports betting operator Unikrn may be eyeing Germany as its next market following news that the company has invested an unspecified amount in the German professional eSports player team BIG.

Full Story: Is Unikrn Considering An Entry Into The German E-sports Market? »

DODGY DUTCH DEVELOPER STEALS 20,000 PASSWORDS

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Defendant allegedly plundered websites he had been contracted to develop.

Police in the Netherlands have launched a public appeal for possible victims of a password scam to come forward and assist in their investigations into the activities of an as yet unnamed 35-year-old Dutch developer.

Full Story: Dodgy Dutch Developer Steals 20,000 Passwords »

NEW SURVEY GIVES EUROPEAN COMMISSION A BETTER VIEW OF EUROPE'S ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATIONS

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Quinel and Avviza deliver their matrix of national online gambling regulations.

Regulatory certification and consulting firms Quinel and Avviza have concluded their extensive survey of European national online gambling technical regulatory requirements following a six month project to assemble an easy to reference matrix, commissioned last year by the European Commission's Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs directorate.

Full Story: New Survey Gives European Commission A Better View Of Europe's Online Gambling Regulations »

LEOVEGAS GIVES LUCKY STUDENT THE DRIVE OF HIS LIFE

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
23-year-old petrolhead wins a GBP 50,000 sports car.

A 23-year-old Southampton University student identified only as Leo has won a GBP 50,000 BMW X4 sports saloon car playing NetEnt's Live Casino Roulette on the Leo Vegas mobile gambling,site.

Full Story: Leovegas Gives Lucky Student The Drive Of His Life »

TRADING UPDATE FROM LADBROKES CORAL RELEASED

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Full year operating profit in line with expectations, despite poor sporting results in December.

The Ladbrokes Coral plc online and land gambling group has released a trading statement for the unaudited year to 31 December 2016, reporting:

Full Story: Trading Update From Ladbrokes Coral Released »

FIGHT FOR TATTS IS STILL ON (Update)

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Pacific Consortium reportedly talking to major foreign online gambling groups before a renewed attempt.

The surprise A$8.4 billion bid for Tatts late last year by the Pacific Consortium caused some consternation in the Tabcorp and Tatts boards, which were in merger talks (see previous reports) but these concerns faded following Tatts rebuff of the consortium's offer.

Full Story: Fight For Tatts Is Still On (update) »

ENDORPHINA TEASES UNUSUAL THEME

17th January, 2017 at 20:40:41
In upcoming slot release.

Software developer Endorphina has sneak peeked an upcoming release with a rather unusual theme.

Full Story: Endorphina Teases Unusual Theme »

NEW PROGRESSIVE FROM ISOFTBET

17th January, 2017 at 20:40:41
Traditional symbols and concepts with a modern twist.

" Super Multitimes Progressive HD " is a new addition to iSoftBet's games portfolio.

Full Story: New Progressive From Isoftbet »

CHERRY CEO STEPS DOWN

17th January, 2017 at 19:13:35
Cites personal reasons.

Cherry AB has informed the industry of the resignation of its chief executive officer Fredrik Burvall.

Full Story: Cherry Ceo Steps Down »

BETCONSTRUCT PARTNERS PROBLEM GAMBLING COUNCIL

17th January, 2017 at 19:13:35
Supports an important cog in the industry wheel.

BetConstruct has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) saying it feels a duty to support an organization that strives to keep gaming fun and safe for all.

Full Story: Betconstruct Partners Problem Gambling Council »