Gambling News 13th September, 2011

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VICTOR CHANDLER ONLINE SIGNS UP FOR QUICKFIRE MOBILE

13th September, 2011 at 11:25:37
Online gambling firm enhances existing Quickfire flash platform

The popularity of Microgaming's Quickfire software platform (see previous reports) continues to grow, with the latest deal an agreement with the Victor Chandler online gambling division to add mobile gaming content to the operator's existing Quickfire flexible platform.

Full Story: Victor Chandler Online Signs Up For Quickfire Mobile »

BOYLE BINGO SAYS SEX SELLS

13th September, 2011 at 11:25:37
Online bingo company's new advertisement provides eye candy for the ladies

Addressing the significant female component in the online bingo demographic, Boyle Bingo.com will screen some male eye candy when its latest television advertising campaign breaks in the UK on the 21 September.

Full Story: Boyle Bingo Says Sex Sells »

CASH-STRAPPED HUNGARY TO HIKE GAMBLING TAXES

13th September, 2011 at 11:25:37
Operators to make bigger contributions to the state in 2012

The Budapest Business Journal reports that the cash-starved Hungarian government is to increase the tax on online gambling and gambling in general from 2012.

Full Story: Cash-strapped Hungary To Hike Gambling Taxes »

FRENCH SOFTWARE PROVIDER UPGRADES PRODUCT

13th September, 2011 at 11:25:37
LVS enhances its Advanced Betting Platform

LVS, the sportsbook software provider acquired by the French online and land gambling giant La Française Des Jeux, will be demonstrating new and upgraded features of its Advanced Betting Platform live at EiG in Milan later this month.

Full Story: French Software Provider Upgrades Product »

BRITISH HORSERACING LEVY IN NEW ROW

13th September, 2011 at 03:41:02
BHA and William Hill join forces over betting exchange questions

Should online betting exchanges be required to make contributions to the Levy Board, which subsidises British horseracing? It's a question that has caused substantial debate and acrimony in the UK betting industry, and one that is apparently still far from resolution, according to newspaper reports this week.

Full Story: British Horseracing Levy In New Row »

NEVADA REVENUES UP 3.7 PERCENT IN JULY

13th September, 2011 at 03:41:02
Small improvement but more hope for a recovery

Nevada casinos won $860 million in July, a 3.7 percent gain compared with the same month last year, the Associated Press news agency reported this week.

Full Story: Nevada Revenues Up 3.7 Percent In July »