Gambling News 02nd November, 2011

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WILL HILL ABANDONS MOBILE GAMBLING PROVIDER ACQUISITION (Update)

02nd November, 2011 at 07:04:16
William Hill's bid to takeover mobile gaming group Probability plc is no more

The takeover approach by William Hill plc to mobile gambling provider Probability plc has collapsed according to stock exchange notifications Wednesday.

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WILL HILL WALK AWAY FROM PROBABILITY TALKS (Update)

02nd November, 2011 at 07:01:15
No offer forthcoming

Following an extension granted by the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers panel in October, UK bookmaker William Hill Plc today announced that it has withdrawn from preliminary acquisition talks with mobile tech firm Probability initiated in September (see previous report).

Full Story: Will Hill Walk Away From Probability Talks (update) »

PERFORM IN AL JAZEERA DEAL

02nd November, 2011 at 07:01:15
Internet and mobile live sport streaming for Middle Eastern and North African sports fans

Broadcaster Al Jazeera's sports division, Al Jazeera Sport, and digital sports provider PERFORM have launched a live sport streaming service at Aljazeerasport.tv that will see Al Jazeera Sports TV channels as well as it entire comprehensive rights portfolio, of over 13 000 live events per annum, made available over internet and mobile services.

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US CONGRESSMANS FAMILY IN THE LIMELIGHT AGAIN

02nd November, 2011 at 02:52:21
Congressman's wife again in court...this time as a witness

The family of Patricia Tierney, wife of US Congressman John Tierney, appears to have strong associations with the world of online gambling, with Mrs. Tierney again scheduled for a court appearance, this time as a witness in a case against her brother, Daniel Eremian, who faces racketeering and other charges related to online gambling.

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MOBILE GAMES FOR EVERYMATRIX

02nd November, 2011 at 02:52:21
Play'nGo to provide internet and mobile games to white label provider

Play'nGo, an internet gambling software developer, is provide white label online gambling supplier EveryMatrix with Flash and mobile games content for distribution to licensees.

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POWERFUL PARNERSHIPS FOR OPENBET

02nd November, 2011 at 02:52:21
Internet gambling software supplier in global licensing deal

Online gambling software developer Openbet has announced a global exclusive licensing agreement to develop and distribute new casino content on leading sports brands

Full Story: Powerful Parnerships For Openbet »

FIRST LICENSED SPANISH ONLINE CASINO LAUNCHED

02nd November, 2011 at 02:52:21
Casino Gran Madrid claims it's the first to be licensed under new Spanish gambling laws

One of the top five European land-based casinos, Spain's Casino Gran Madrid, has launched its local online gambling website and claims it is among the first to license under Spain's new internet gambling dispensation, ensuring players of strictly regulated, fair and safe online gambling action.

Full Story: First Licensed Spanish Online Casino Launched »

NEW AD AGENCY FOR BETFRED

02nd November, 2011 at 02:52:21
Manchester-based BJL are first past the post

Top online bookie Betfred has chosen the Manchester-based ad agency BJL to spearhead its forthcoming UK advertising campaign across all media.

Full Story: New Ad Agency For Betfred »

BETTING EXCHANGE CLAIMS CREDIT FOR HORSERACING LEVY AGREEMENT (Update)

02nd November, 2011 at 02:52:21
Betfair claims agreement would not have been possible without its GBP 6.5 million donation; and urges other off-shore operators to contribute

Hard on the heels of the announcement this week that UK bookies and the horseracing industry had reached agreement on the quantum of this year's racing levy (see previous reports), Betfair has claimed that the last-minute agreement would not have been possible without its GBP 6.5 million voluntary donation, and called on fellow off-shore operators to follow suit.

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