Gambling News 28th April, 2011

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GAMBLING.COM SOLD...AT A SUBSTANTIAL DISCOUNT

28th April, 2011 at 11:10:35
$2.5 million paid for the perfect gambling domain by unidentified UK company

When the UK-based Media Corporation group bought the domain Gambling.com back in 2005, the consideration paid was a whopping $20 million.

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NEW CANADIAN DEAL FOR AMAYA GAMING

28th April, 2011 at 11:10:35
Montreal software provider in virtual horse race deal with Société des Casinos du Québec

Amaya Gaming, the Montreal-based online gambling software developer that hit the headlines recently by buying up tranches of Cryptologic shares, has announced a new deal for its virtual horse racing product.

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BELGIAN LICENCE FOR STANLEYBET

28th April, 2011 at 03:42:39
Terrestrial licence could position UK betting group strongly in any online scenario

The Belgian Gambling Commission has awarded British fixed-odds sportsbetting firm Stanleybet International Limited with an F1 terrestrial licence, enabling it to expand its operations in Belgium through increased promotional activity.

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GENEROUS SCRATCHCARDS WORRY BUDGET AIRLINE

28th April, 2011 at 03:42:39
Three passengers on the same flight win cars

The UK budget airline Ryanair, frequently a pioneer in the introduction of in-flight gambling entertainment, has launched an enquiry into a remarkably generous scratch card game that enabled three passengers on the same Milan to Madrid flight to win new cars.

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PLAYTECH POSTS Q1-2011 REPORT

28th April, 2011 at 03:42:39
Positive start to 2011 with strong pipeline despite an uncertain market environment

Online gambling software developer Playtech plc has released a healthy trading update for the three months ending 31 March 2011, highlighting the following key performance indicators:

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