Gambling News 19th January, 2012

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BOOKMAKERS IN PARTNER DEAL WITH RACING UK

19th January, 2012 at 14:25:34
Three bookmakers renew sponsorship and another joins.

UK bookmakers Coral, Ladbrokes, William Hill and Sky Bet have signed up as Racing UK premium partner sponsors in a new one-year deal commencing February 1, 2012, the racing channel announced this week.

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JAXX PLANS SALE OF LOTTERY

19th January, 2012 at 14:25:34
State monopoly and a renewed focus on online gambling prompts company to offload lottery operations

Kiel-based financial holding firm JAXX SE has announced its entry into firm negotiations with a group of unidentified investors towards the sale of its lottery operations for a proposed consideration of Euro 12.5 million.

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INTRALOT ON THE CLOUD

19th January, 2012 at 14:25:34
Another cloud-based technology offering

Greek gaming firm Intralot is the latest to introduce its Cloud solution with the launch of the NEFOS Intralot Cloud solution for land-based, mobile and online gaming operators.

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EVOLUTION LIVE CASINO FOR GLAMING BRAND

19th January, 2012 at 14:25:34
Mondadori publishing house expands online offering

European publishing company and Italy 's largest book and magazine publisher Mondadori has signed up for Evolution Gaming's AAMS-certified Live Casino solution for its online gaming portal Glaming.it.

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SOUTH AFRICAN PUBLIC HEARINGS ON DRAFT NATIONAL GAMBLING ACT (Update)

19th January, 2012 at 14:25:34
Parliamentary Committee advised of need for cyber-policing unit

The South African Government's Trade and Industry Portfolio Committee has been urged to develop a national cyber-policing strategy to guard against internet fraud.

Full Story: South African Public Hearings On Draft National Gambling Act (update) »

ICT COALITION FOR A SAFER INTERNET LAUNCHED TODAY

19th January, 2012 at 04:37:08
Online gambling specific measures included in principles

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has welcomed the introduction of the first ICT industry-wide principles to enhance online safety for children launched by the ICT Coalition for a Safer Internet.

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STRONG ONLINE PERFORMANCE FROM WILL HILL

19th January, 2012 at 03:35:01
Online yields second consecutive year of over 20 percent growth in net revenue

Strong growth in online net revenues were reported by UK bookmaker William Hill in both its fourth quarter and unaudited full year trading update released this week.

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UK ONLINE GAMBLING ADS TO BE REVIEWED?

19th January, 2012 at 03:35:01
Parliamentary member takes up "aggressive publicity techniques" issue

Following similar sentiment to Australian politicians, members of the British Parliament have voiced their concerns over what they term the "aggressive publicity techniques of online betting firms" in a recent Parliamentary session.

Full Story: Uk Online Gambling Ads To Be Reviewed? »

TWO WAY MANAGEMENT MOVEMENTS

19th January, 2012 at 03:35:01
former-managing director to pursue next phase of career

Following an announcement of the departure of Australian gaming operator Two Way Limited's managing director Ben Reichel effective January 31, 2012, the Board has dissolved the position and appointed a new senior executive.

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