Gambling News 06th October, 2011

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PLAYER AND REVENUE NUMBERS UP AT MOBILE GAMBLING SPECIALIST

06th October, 2011 at 14:13:34
A solid quarter for Probability plc

Specialist mobile gambling provider Probability plc has released its trading update for the second quarter ended September 30 2011, showcasing strong growth in cash player numbers and overall player spend, and delivering a 38 percent year-on-year increase in quarterly revenues.

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32 RED ONLINE CASINO LAUNCHES CHAT GAMES

06th October, 2011 at 14:13:34
New feature adds to the community spirit and fills in idle time

Online casino operator 32Red has introduced new bingo chat games, entertaining players between scheduled bingo rounds, and giving them the chance to win bonus bingo money by typing correct words into an appropriate chat dialogue box, but only when the virtual bingo host announces the start of a new bingo chat game.

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NEW GAMBLING EXCLUSION TOOL

06th October, 2011 at 14:13:34
Player Verify.com provides an easy way for online gamblers to self-exclude

I-gaming hub Player Verify.com has announced the availability of a new and effective online self-exclusion tool for gamblers concerned about their wagering behaviour.

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION RESOLUTION ON E.U. ONLINE GAMBLING (Update)

06th October, 2011 at 14:13:34
Maintain your own rules, but be prepared to cooperate, EC tells member nations

European member states should be free to maintain their own rules on online gambling, but should also step up EU-wide cooperation to counter the black market and protect children and vulnerable consumers, say Internal Market Committee MEPs in a resolution adopted Thursday and communicated by the EU Parliament communications division.

Full Story: European Commission Resolution On E.u. Online Gambling (update) »

NEW DIGITAL AD AGENCY FOR BETFAIR

06th October, 2011 at 14:13:34
Karmarama wins pitch for online customer acquisition contract

Online betting group Betfair has appointed the Karmarama digital advertising agency to handle customer acquisition marketing after a successful pitch.

Full Story: New Digital Ad Agency For Betfair »

WILL HILL EXTENDS TURF TV CONTRACT

06th October, 2011 at 14:13:34
New deal runs through to 2018

Online and land gambling group William Hill plc has become the first customer to renew a long-term contract with Amalgamated Racing Ltd, owner of television channel Turf TV.

Full Story: Will Hill Extends Turf Tv Contract »

ONLINE CASINO RESPONDS TO EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS (Update)

06th October, 2011 at 04:47:09
Workers were offered a severance package twice that required by law, says director

Casino Enterprises, the owners of the Swaziland-based online casinos Piggs Peak and Volcanic Gold, has delivered a strong denial to employee allegations that workers facing retrenchment were offered poor severance packages (see previous reports).

Full Story: Online Casino Responds To Employee Complaints (update) »

U.S. GAMBLING GIANT TO ENTER SOCIAL GAMING SECTOR

06th October, 2011 at 02:45:48
MGM Resorts to launch an internet casino game aimed at bringing more players to its tables

The Global Gaming Expo currently running in Las Vegas continues to provide a stream of industry-relevant stories as top executives in the business talk about their views and projects.

Full Story: U.s. Gambling Giant To Enter Social Gaming Sector »