Gambling News 01st February, 2011

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CANALWIN SPORTS BETTING LICENCE RETRACTED BY ARJEL (Update)

01st February, 2011 at 14:41:47
The French regulatory body ARJEL has repealed its licence authorisation for SAS CANALWIN online sports betting.

SAS CANALWIN , the company created by French broadcaster CANAL + Group and Ladbrokes has gone into liquidation and requested that its ARJEL licence be withdrawn.

Full Story: Canalwin Sports Betting Licence Retracted By Arjel (update) »

PARLAY PARTNERS WITH WONDER INTERACTIVE

01st February, 2011 at 14:41:47
Integrated social internet bingo offering to be launched

Parlay Entertainment Inc and Wonder Interactive have partnered to launch an integrated social internet bingo application in February 2011.

Full Story: Parlay Partners With Wonder Interactive »

MACAU GAMBLING REVENUE ON THE UP YEAR ON YEAR (Update)

01st February, 2011 at 14:41:47
Analysts predict 29 percent full year growth for Macau over 2011

The Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau recorded revenue of 18.57 billion Patacas (US$2.31 billion) for the month of January 2011. The figure indicates a 33 percent rise in revenue compared to January 2010.

Full Story: Macau Gambling Revenue On The Up Year On Year (update) »

SA FINANCIAL CLAMPDOWN ON INTERNET GAMBLING

01st February, 2011 at 10:37:56
Banks tell clients it's illegal.

South African credit card holders are currently being told by their banks that buying lottery tickets overseas, or gambling online using their credit cards, is illegal.

Full Story: Sa Financial Clampdown On Internet Gambling »

EYECON SIGNS WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH ELECTRACADE

01st February, 2011 at 10:37:56
Deal will see Electracade's games delivered into new markets

UK-based games developer Electracade will be supplying 150 plus games from both its own and parent company Openbet's games library to Australian online gaming provider Eyecon in a worldwide distribution deal announced this week.

Full Story: Eyecon Signs Worldwide Distribution Deal With Electracade »

NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR DITHERS ON INTERNET GAMBLING BILL

01st February, 2011 at 05:18:58
Christie signs two other gambling related bills into law.

The question reverberating around the online gambling industry - will New Jersey governor Chris Christie sign into law Sen. Ray Lesniak's successful online gambling legalisation bill - remained unanswered this week as the governor signed off on two other gambling-related bills.

Full Story: New Jersey Governor Dithers On Internet Gambling Bill »

AGA APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

01st February, 2011 at 05:18:58
Former Speaker of the House's aide has good contacts

The American Gaming Association, a trade body that represents the interests of most of the major land gambling providers in the United States, has announced a key appointment to its government affairs team.

Full Story: Aga Appoints New Vice President Of Government Affairs »

GALA CORAL HAVING A TOUGH TIME

01st February, 2011 at 05:18:58
UK online and land gambling group GBP188 million in the red

Excessive debt and massive bingo sector write-downs have reportedly resulted in a poor performance from the UK online and land gambling group Gala Coral.

Full Story: Gala Coral Having A Tough Time »

GVC HOLDINGS RELEASES TRADING UPDATE

01st February, 2011 at 05:18:58
Gaming revenues rise in latest report from online gambling group

The Isle of Man-domiciled online gambling group GVC Holdings plc has released its latest trading update, showing total net gaming revenues for the year 2010 up 5.2 percent to Euro 54.8 million.

Full Story: Gvc Holdings Releases Trading Update »

NAMING AND SHAMING

01st February, 2011 at 05:18:58
Thousands of virtual crime fighters combine to clobber fraud

Online businesses collaborating with each other by using Iovation's device reputation service stopped 35,000,000 fraud attempts in 2010 - the company's most successful year in helping make the Internet a safer place to interact and conduct business.

Full Story: Naming And Shaming »