Gambling News 03rd November, 2011

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ANDROID AIR IS LATEST MICROGAMING MOBILE CASINO PRODUCT

03rd November, 2011 at 11:58:39
New offering addresses the tablet and smart phone market

Online gambling software and games developer Microgaming has launched its latest mobile casino product, Android Air.

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VICTOR CHANDLER LAUNCHES PASSOKER

03rd November, 2011 at 11:58:39
New addition lets players place wagers on what will happen next in live sports fixtures.

Passoker has announced that its online betting service has gone live with Gibraltar-based bookmaker Victor Chandler.

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BOYLE SPORTS TAKING OVER 15 WILL HILL SHOPS IN IRELAND

03rd November, 2011 at 11:58:39
Irish bookie claims its move will save 65 jobs

Irish bookie Boyle Sports is to take over 15 of UK rival William Hill's betting shops in Ireland for an undisclosed consideration, saving 65 Irish jobs, reports RTE.

Full Story: Boyle Sports Taking Over 15 Will Hill Shops In Ireland »

HI-TECH GAMBLING LAUNCHED IN OREGON

03rd November, 2011 at 11:58:39
Punters at the ultra-modern iGaming Lounge get to use iPads for gambling

The Oregon land casino operator Mill Casino Hotel has been successful in introducing a fusion of WiFi-enabled and land gambling action using iPads in its ultra-modern iGaming Lounge, giving punters a taste of how online technologies can be entertaining and convenient.

Full Story: Hi-tech Gambling Launched In Oregon »

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SLAMMED OVER CRAPS GAME

03rd November, 2011 at 03:47:44
"It would be 184 times easier to win the Powerball 2 out of 2 times than to be as unlucky as I was in this craps game," says odds expert

The Costa Rica-based online gambling software developer BLR Technologies is under the internet spotlight this week following player allegations that its online craps game is hopelessly rigged, which odds and statistical experts have confirmed.

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NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR WILL RESPECT SPORTS BETTING REFERENDUM RESULTS (Update)

03rd November, 2011 at 03:47:44
Christie will engage with Sen. Lesniak on the way forward in the event of a positive vote

Interest is building in November 8's New Jersey referendum on legalised sports betting in Atlantic City casinos and at New Jersey racetracks (see previous reports), and this week Governor Chris Christie indicated that he would respect the vote of the people on the issue.

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RUSSIAN GAMBLING BAN IMPACT ILLUSTRATED BY POLICE REPORT (Update)

03rd November, 2011 at 03:47:44
Thousands of jobs probably lost as companies were shut down by Putin decree

Russia's 2009 ban on gambling in all but four isolated regions (see previous reports) continues to have a massive impact on the sector, as a police report illustrated this week.

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CHINA THE PLACE TO BE FOR MOBILE AND TABLET GAMBLING APPS?

03rd November, 2011 at 03:47:44
Latest study shows a massive 870 percent surge in demand for apps

The publication TechCrunch reports this week that China has the most cell phone users in the world, and according to mobile app analytics firm Flurry, its users are downloading apps more than ever before.

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MOBENGA CLINCHES SPORTSBET MOBILE CONTRACT

03rd November, 2011 at 03:47:44
Aussie sports betting site chooses Swedish supplier

Australian internet betting giant Sportsbet has launched its new mobile sportsbook with Swedish mobile provider Mobenga, adding a suite of mobile offerings that support iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

Full Story: Mobenga Clinches Sportsbet Mobile Contract »