Gambling News 04th May, 2012

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UK GAMBLING COMMISSION RELEASES LATEST GAMBLING PREVALENCE STATS (Update)

04th May, 2012 at 11:47:16
British gambling shows small increase; most popular flutter is still on the National Lottery

The UK Gambling Commission has released its latest Gambling Prevalence Survey, completed by ICM Research and covering the year period to end March 2012.

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MGM HAS HIGH HOPES FOR ONLINE OPERATIONS

04th May, 2012 at 09:54:07
Social gaming site launch in Q2 will "recreate the Las Vegas Strip experience..."

Whilst Las Vegas gambling giant MGM Resorts International posted a disappointing $217.3m loss in Q1 2012, the company is upbeat about a new online venture in the social gaming field which it intends to launch in Q2, and the prospect of US federal legalisation for online gambling.

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NET ENT GAME THEMES LEOVEGAS CASINO AD

04th May, 2012 at 09:54:07
Online casino TV advertisement based on launch of ScarFace

Malta-based mobile and online casino Leo Vegas.com is leveraging the launch of Net Ent's "Scarface - The Casino Game" by commissioning a TV commercial combining scenes from the movie with a casino gaming theme.

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MICROGAME GOES LIVE WITH EVOLUTION

04th May, 2012 at 09:54:07
Another live casino deal for the Italian market

Live Dealer gaming provider Evolution Gaming is racking them up with another live casino deal this week which follows shortly after the launch of Lottomatica's live casino in Italy (see previous reports).

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WOODBINE LAUNCHES MOBILE BETTING (Update)

04th May, 2012 at 09:54:07
Horse race betting on the move

Canadian horse racing operator Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has launched a new mobile wagering website in response to consumer demand and the popularity of the mobile channel.

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BWIN.PARTY STEADY DESPITE INTEGRATION CHALLENGES

04th May, 2012 at 03:12:33
Annual report shows company on an even keel with good prospects, especially in regulated markets.

Europe's biggest online gambling group, Bwin.Party digital entertainment reported a modest financial performance for 2011 in its annual report released Friday, achieving its targets despite the challenges of integrating two major businesses in a tough and dynamic business and economic environment.

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