Gambling News 20th March, 2012

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LAND CASINO AND THE INTERNET MEET AS I.G.T. LAUNCHES ITS CLOUD

20th March, 2012 at 12:57:57
Estonian based land casino the first to benefit

International Game Technology has launched its iCloud product in Estonia, bringing the internet and a land casino together in a technology move with decided benefits.

Full Story: Land Casino And The Internet Meet As I.g.t. Launches Its Cloud »

ALDERNEY ISSUES ITS ONE HUNDREDTH ONLINE GAMBLING LICENCE

20th March, 2012 at 12:57:57
Latest licensee is already making waves with the imminent launch of its Fast Poker product

The Alderney Gaming Control Commission has announced the award of its one hundredth online gambling licence to Relax Gaming Network Limited, a company developing and maintaining casino, bingo and poker software.

Full Story: Alderney Issues Its One Hundredth Online Gambling Licence »

AMAYA GAMING REPORTS $1.92 MILLION FULL YEAR LOSS

20th March, 2012 at 12:57:57
Cryptologic suitor enjoys record revenues but stays in the red

The Montreal-based Amaya Gaming Group, which is currently making a bid to take over veteran online gambling software provider Cryptologic (see previous reports) has posted its Q4 and Full Year results, showing commendable increases in revenues, but a significant Cdn $ 1.92 million loss over the Full Year.

Full Story: Amaya Gaming Reports $1.92 Million Full Year Loss »

SNAI TO INCREASE ITALIAN ONLINE ACTION

20th March, 2012 at 12:57:57
Contract with GameAccount extended

Top Italian online gambling operator SNAI has extended its business relationship with provider and network specialist GameAccount with the aim of further developing the SNAI online business, taking it into the online casino and mobile sectors in the Italian market.

Full Story: Snai To Increase Italian Online Action »

EUROPEAN COMMISSION AGAIN CRITICAL OF GERMAN STATE TREATY (Update)

20th March, 2012 at 12:57:57
Proposed new online gaming and betting law in Germany does not comply with EU rules.

The European Gaming and Betting Association reports that the monopoly-minded signatories to the latest German Treaty on gambling have again been criticised by the European Commission and could face infringement proceedings.

Full Story: European Commission Again Critical Of German State Treaty (update) »

OPPOSITION TO MAINE ONLINE LOTTERY PLANS (Update)

20th March, 2012 at 03:46:01
But lottery official says it is important for state to keep pace with new developments

Maine's tentative moves toward the 2013 launch of internet lottery ticket sales have encountered some opposition from retail store ticket sellers and the Hollywood Casino Hotel and Raceway.

Full Story: Opposition To Maine Online Lottery Plans (update) »

ANOTHER ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION INITIATIVE RUNS OUT OF TIME (Update)

20th March, 2012 at 03:46:01
Hawaii bill is off the agenda for now

January's renewed Hawaiian attempt to get a bill on online gambling legalisation through the state Legislature has faltered and failed, out of time in a busy session.

Full Story: Another Online Gambling Legalisation Initiative Runs Out Of Time (update) »