Gambling News 08th May, 2012

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SPANISH LICENSES BY JUNE 1

08th May, 2012 at 13:02:14
Confounding the pessimists, Spain's regulator is staying on schedule

Despite staff changes, extended deadlines, competitive litigation and a slew of applications, Spain's online gambling regulator will keep its promise to issue licenses to suitable applicants on June 1st, the government's home affairs and administration ministry announced this week.

Full Story: Spanish Licenses By June 1 »

SHERIFF GAMES FOR ONLINE CASINO OPERATOR

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
Come On! adds Dutch provider's offering to its gaming suite

The Dutch 3D internet gambling games developer Sheriff Gaming has just delivered a new 42 game suite of 3D slots and table games to the Malta-licensed operator Come On Europe Limited for use on its Come On.com casino, poker and sports betting website.

Full Story: Sheriff Games For Online Casino Operator »

JAXX MOVES CLOSER TO SELLING OFF LOTTO BUSINESS

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
Gambling group drives forward despite unsettled political situation

Political uncertainty in the regulatory and licensing jurisdiction Schleswig Holstein in northern Germany has not deterred gambling group Jaxx SE from pursuing the sale of its lotto business after securing a Schleswig Holstein licence for its MyBet subsidiary, along with Betfair and NordWest Lotto last week.

Full Story: Jaxx Moves Closer To Selling Off Lotto Business »

BET365 EXTENDS ITS SPONSORSHIP OF STOKE CITY FC

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
Seven figure, three year shirt sponsorship deal signed

The major UK online gambling group bet365 has inked a seven figure shirt sponsorship deal with Stoke City FC, extending its support of the club, reports Staffordshire.co.uk.

Full Story: Bet365 Extends Its Sponsorship Of Stoke City Fc »

WHICH WAY WILL NEW JERSEY'S CHRISTIE JUMP ON SPORTS BETTING?

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
Relationships turning cooler between pro-sports betting senator and the governor

New Jersey governor Chris Christie, who has already shot down one intrastate online gambling legalisation initiative last year (see previous reports) appears to be stalling on his legislature's move to legalise sports betting in the state, in the process creating a cooler relationship climate with the main sports betting protagonist, Senator Ray Lesniak.

Full Story: Which Way Will New Jersey's Christie Jump On Sports Betting? »

NEW PLAYER IDENTITY CHECKER LAUNCHED

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
Player Verify and tru.ly partner to help online gambling operators to authenticate player identities

The online player verification company PlayerVerify.com has partnered with identity authenticator tru.ly to offer a new product branded Player Verify Identity Checker designed to improve the player identity and authentication process for online gambling operators.

Full Story: New Player Identity Checker Launched »

YOUTUBE RESTRICTS PADDY POWER'S LATEST VIRAL AD

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
Gambling group in trouble again, this time over risque football advert

The marketing publication Campaign Live reports that Paddy Power is continuing to court controversy with its latest viral video ad, a spoof on England football players' sexual proclivities and 'goal line technology'.

Full Story: Youtube Restricts Paddy Power's Latest Viral Ad »

ONLINE CASINO APPOINTS A CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
Jackpot Joy's Ella Hall joins Mr Green online casino

Online casino Mr Green has appointed Ella Hall as Chief Marketing Officer.

Full Story: Online Casino Appoints A Chief Marketing Officer »

ONLINE BOOKIE EXPANDS MOBILE OFFERING

08th May, 2012 at 11:47:47
New suite of iPad and smartphone games contracted in from Realistic Games

The Gibraltar-based international bookmaking firm Stan James.com has partnered with Realistic Games to expand its mobile gaming experience, launching a new suite of iPad and smartphone games.

Full Story: Online Bookie Expands Mobile Offering »