Gambling News 08th March, 2012

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FRENCH BETTING COMPANIES EXTEND AND EXPAND RELATIONSHIP

08th March, 2012 at 14:19:02
Partouche and France Pari have international markets in mind

The French land and online casino operator Groupe Partouche and its online betting partner France-Pari, have agreed to extend and expand their existing partnership with international markets in mind.

Full Story: French Betting Companies Extend And Expand Relationship »

INTERNET CASINO LUNCH.COM LAUNCHED

08th March, 2012 at 14:19:02
OrientPlay's latest is powered by World Match software

Online gaming software platform provider OrientPlay Ltd. has launched its new Malta licensed online casino branded Casino Lunch.com.

Full Story: Internet Casino Lunch.com Launched »

NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUES FOR JANUARY LEAP 18.4 PERCENT

08th March, 2012 at 14:19:02
The recovery continues...

Latest numbers from Nevada regulators show that the industry's recovery continued in January as casino revenues leaped 18.4 percent compared with January 2011.

Full Story: Nevada Gambling Revenues For January Leap 18.4 Percent »

CORK CITY FC PARTNERS WITH ONLINE BOOKIE

08th March, 2012 at 14:19:02
Partnership with Stan James.com should be good for both

Irish football club Cork City has partnered with the Gibraltar-based online bookmaker Stan James.com, accrediting the bookmaker as the club's official online betting partner.

Full Story: Cork City Fc Partners With Online Bookie »

A.G.A. HEAD ADDRESSES iGAMING NORTH AMERICA

08th March, 2012 at 04:21:55
"...every form of legal gaming must be treated the same and fairly," says Fahrenkopf

Frank Fahrenkopf, head honcho of the land casino trade body American Gaming Association, told delegates to the iGaming North America conference in San Francisco Wednesday that his organisation is not seeking "first in" positioning in legalised online gambling, but rather wants to see all interested parties - including state lotteries and tribal operators - get a fair shake in the emerging industry sector.

Full Story: A.g.a. Head Addresses Igaming North America »

BODOG FRANCHISEE BLOCKS SOME U.S. STATES

08th March, 2012 at 04:21:55
Players in four states look for reasons

The recent US federal indictment against Bodog brand franchiser Calvin Ayre, and the seizure of the defunct Bodog.com domain by US officials (see previous reports) were widely thought to have little impact on the international operations of the online casino entrepreneur, but on Wednesday internet poker players started posting message board comments about new Bovada.lv site restrictions.

Full Story: Bodog Franchisee Blocks Some U.s. States »

HORSE RACING BODIES TAKE A MILDER LINE ON NEW JERSEY INTERNET GAMBLING PROPOSALS (Update)

08th March, 2012 at 04:21:55
Horseracing bodies appear have taken a deep breath before adopting a more collaborative approach

The news earlier this week that the horse racing industry in New Jersey was less than pleased by its exclusion from the benefits of legalised online gambling proposed in the state legislature generated considerable media interest, particularly when industry spokesmen suggested that there was the possibility of legal action.

Full Story: Horse Racing Bodies Take A Milder Line On New Jersey Internet Gambling Proposals (update) »

CRYPTOLOGIC REVENUES UP AT LAST

08th March, 2012 at 04:21:55
First increase in revenue since 2006, and the first profits since 2007

The online gambling software developer Cryptologic, currently in negotiation with Amaya Gaming as a takeover target, has released it first positive revenue report since 2006 for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31 2011.

Full Story: Cryptologic Revenues Up At Last »

NMi GETS THE DANISH REGULATOR'S NOD

08th March, 2012 at 04:21:55
Testing agency claims it is the first to European-based lab to achieve Danish accreditation

Independent online gaming test agency NMi has announced that it has been formally approved to cover testing of internet gaming in Denmark following an extension of its ISO17025 accreditation.

Full Story: Nmi Gets The Danish Regulator's Nod »