Gambling News 30th September, 2010

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SPORTECH PLANNING ONLINE BINGO SITE

30th September, 2010 at 13:13:54
Agreement with Shop Direct Group inked

In a stock market notification this week Sportech plc announced that it plans to launch an online bingo site in partnership with long time business associate Shop Direct Group. There were no details in the announcement regarding software, branding or launch date.

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NEW WHICH BINGO SURVEY

30th September, 2010 at 13:13:54
65 percent of bingo players in the UK spend at least 12 hours a week on the pastime

Which Bingo.co.uk reported on the results of its player survey this week, revealing that 65 percent of internet Bingo fans spend at least 12 hours playing on bingo sites every week.

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PARLAY POWERING NEW ONLINE BINGO SITE

30th September, 2010 at 13:13:54
BoBoBingo now active

Canadian online bingo software provider Parlay Entertainment Inc. has launched a new internet bingo website dubbed BoBoBingo.com for owner Dedsert Limited.

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BINGOSTAR FAILURE IMPACTS NETPLAY RESULTS

30th September, 2010 at 13:13:54
Losses double as interactive television and internet gambling company describes project as 'costly'.

NetplayTV released its interims this week, reporting a wider six-month pre-tax loss of GBP 7.9 million compared with GBP 3.2 million last year.

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CRYPTOLOGIC SETTLES WITH MARVEL

30th September, 2010 at 02:39:57
Licensing dispute put to rest

Online gambling software developer Cryptologic has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, WagerLogic Ltd., has reached a settlement in its arbitration with Marvel relating to the licensing of Marvel comic book characters.

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PADDY POWER ORDERED TO REMOVE RYDER CUP SIGN

30th September, 2010 at 02:39:57
Local council objects to 270 ft 'Hollywood' promotional structure

Online bookie Paddy Power's plans to establish a dominating presence overlooking the Ryder Cup golf competition received a setback this week when the company was ordered to remove a giant 270 ft promotional sign.

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CANADIAN LOTTERY SCAM REVEALED (Update)

30th September, 2010 at 02:39:57
Police now looking for the real owner of Cdn$12.5 million winning ticket

The owner of a Toronto convenience store who stole a winning lottery ticket worth Cdn$12.5 million, aided by family accomplices, is at the centre of a lottery scam that has shocked residents in Ontario, Canada (see previous InfoPowa report).

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