Gambling News 17th March, 2011

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22ND MARCH IS G-DAY FOR OPAP (Update)

17th March, 2011 at 14:42:10
Greek sports-betting monopoly plans new games

Greek betting company OPAP will offer fixed-odds virtual games and greyhound racing due for launch on 22nd March 2011, reports Reuters.

Full Story: 22nd March Is G-day For Opap (update) »

BETFRED LATEST GAMBLING FIRM TO FALL FOUL OF A.S.A.

17th March, 2011 at 10:33:11
Misleading on the odds, says complainant

The latest company to run into hassles with the UK's Advertising Standards Authority is the Gibraltar-based Petfre Limited, trading as Betfred and operating both an online sportsbook and one of the leading Playtech casinos. In recent months increasing numbers of savvy players in the UK have been challenging online gambling adverts.

Full Story: Betfred Latest Gambling Firm To Fall Foul Of A.s.a. »

TROUBLE AT CLUB VEGAS?

17th March, 2011 at 04:30:15
Affiliate program offline amid financial hassles

Online casino marketing affiliates were speculating this week on the fate and future of Club Vegas Partners, an affiliate program that manages the marketing affairs of two Top Game-powered online casinos; BlackLight Casino and Yes We Can Casino.

Full Story: Trouble At Club Vegas? »

BET365 HEADS FOR THE CLOUD

17th March, 2011 at 04:30:15
Faster, stronger, safer....

The UK online betting group Bet365 has reduced the latency of its in-play betting system to less than two seconds using cloud computing, reports Computing.co.uk this week.

Full Story: Bet365 Heads For The Cloud »