Gambling News 24th February, 2011

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MAZOOMA TO PROVIDE GAMES PORTFOLIO TO 888

24th February, 2011 at 16:00:03
New range of games to be launched soon

UK-based games developer Mazooma Interactive Games entered into a partnership with online gaming provider 888 this week.

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BETFRED JOINS TALKSPORT FOR ANOTHER THREE YEARS

24th February, 2011 at 16:00:03
Official betting partner to radio show deal extended

UK bookmaker, Betfred.com has will continue as the official betting partner of "The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast" radio show for the next three years in an extension to its existing partnership.

Full Story: Betfred Joins Talksport For Another Three Years »

BWIN AND CODERE CLASH IN SPAIN

24th February, 2011 at 05:31:26
Spanish gambling giant launches jurisdictional litigation

The lawyers are busy in Spain, according to local media reports, preparing a case for the Spanish gambling group Codere, which appears to be defending its turf against other EU companies.

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ONLINE GAMBLING NOW A MAJOR GLOBAL MARKET

24th February, 2011 at 05:31:26
Latest study by gambling consultants shows continued growth

The Interactive Gambling Report from Isle of Man-based consultants Global Betting & Gaming Consultants, released earlier this month, shows that the international internet gambling market has grown by 12 percent in 2010, reaching US$ 29.32 billion in gross gaming yield.

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NEW GAMBLING TAXES TO HIT SOUTH AFRICA IN APRIL 2012

24th February, 2011 at 05:31:26
Finance Minister's budget speech this week shows his hand

Expect plenty of comment and not a little lobbying from the South African lottery, horseracing and soccer pools sectors come April next year, when new taxes are set to be introduced, according to this week's budget speech by South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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IRISH RESPONSIBLE GAMING INITIATIVE LAUNCHED

24th February, 2011 at 05:31:26
GambleAware chosen by Irish Responsible Gambling Board

With the final strictures being put in place for the Irish Responsible Gambling Board (IRGB) the trustees and directors are preparing to launch the online portal at Gambleaware.ie, which will provide a platform for education, awareness and advisory services related to problem gambling in the Republic of Ireland.

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A GOOD YEAR FOR CHERRYFORETAGEN

24th February, 2011 at 05:31:26
Record increases in revenues, customers and profit after tax at Swedish operator

Sweden's Cherryforetagen land and online gambling group posted an impressive year end set of results this week, showcasing a profitable 2010.

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WILLIAM HILL APP UPGRADED (Update)

24th February, 2011 at 05:31:26
Live commentaries and a predictor added to iPhone app

William Hill plc's joint iPhone app in partnership with The Racing Post has been upgraded by the addition of William Hill Radio, featuring live commentaries from all UK horse racing meetings, and the Racing Post Predictor, where punters can see the predicted outcome of every UK horse race.

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CTXM LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE CASINO

24th February, 2011 at 05:31:26
1Bet.com goes live with CTXM and Sunplus

Online gambling software provider CTXM has announced the launch of a new online casino and sports betting venue branded 1Bet.com, which is primarily focused on Western European markets but has ambitions in Russia and Asia as well.

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