Gambling News 16th May, 2012

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BWIN LIVE IN ITALY WITH EVOLUTION

16th May, 2012 at 10:06:51
Evolution Gaming racks them up

Hot on the heels of similar announcements involving Microgame, Gioco Di gitale and Lottomatica, Evolution Gaming has launched live casino services for bwin in the Italian market.

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DGA ENTERS INTO COOPERATION AGREEMENTS

16th May, 2012 at 10:06:51
Multi-jurisdictional information sharing and bilateral cooperation

The Danish Gambling Authority has agreed terms for multiple bilateral cooperation agreements with the Alderney, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Jersey and Maltese gambling authorities.

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PADDY POWER AD BANNED BY ASA (Update)

16th May, 2012 at 10:06:51
Trans-gender advert irresponsibly reinforced negative stereotypes

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned Paddy Power's TV advertisement centered on the Cheltenham Festival and transgender race goers (see previous report).

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GALA CORAL SOLE DAILY MIRROR EURO 2012 BETTING PARTNER

16th May, 2012 at 10:06:51
Big reach in Euro 2012 marketing drive

In a GBP 500 000 deal negotiated by the7stars, Gala Coral Group will become UK National daily newspaper the Daily Mirror's sole betting partner for the Euro 2012.

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MEDIA CORP UPHEAVAL (Update)

16th May, 2012 at 07:50:56
Acquisition abandonment and announcements, resignations, loan applications and disappointing HY results in a flurry of media advisories.

Purple Lounge online casino parent company Media Corporation PLC's reverse takeover plans on Gaming Media Group Limited have been abandoned (see previous report) as the company embarks on what it terms as a "preferable deal for shareholders" with the announcement of the acquisition of the soon-to-be launched Intabet online betting platform for a GBP 1.53 million consideration payable by the issue of 152 719 840 new ordinary shares priced at 1p each.

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NEW GAMES FOR EVEREST

16th May, 2012 at 05:53:09
Online gambling group adds to its diverse mix of suppliers

Everest Gaming, part of the French Everest Betclic online gambling group, has announced the launch of new, third-party games for its internet casino brands Everest Casino, Imperial Casino, Casino Elegance, and Casino Lux.

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BOYLESPORTS SIGNS WITH NET ENTERTAINMENT

16th May, 2012 at 05:53:09
Swedish provider to supply gaming and casino content to Boylegames.com and associated sites.

The Swedish online gambling software and games developer Net Entertainment has inked an agreement with Irish independent online bookmaker Boylesports for the supply of a range of quality gaming and casino content to Boyle Games and associated sites.

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Q1-2012 RESULTS RELEASED BY BWIN.PARTY

16th May, 2012 at 05:53:09
Few fireworks in first quarter numbers

Bwin.Party digital entertainment plc released its Q1-2012 numbers Wednesday, highlighting:

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PLAYTECH CHAIRMAN PLEASED WITH PROGRESS

16th May, 2012 at 05:53:09
Chairman Withers has reason to be content...

Addressing shareholders at Wednesday's Playtech plc annual general meeting, chairman of the board Roger Withers said that he was pleased to report another year of growth and progress, with excellent top line performance and strong growth in EBITDA.

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