Gambling News 06th June, 2012

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PRIMA NETWORKS KICKS OFF IN SPAIN

06th June, 2012 at 14:45:20
Spanish punters to benefit from a mix of Casino, Poker and Bingo products

Spain 's largest local terrestrial operator CIRSA Gaming Corporation has gone live with Prima Networks Spain, powered by Microgaming, on CIRSA.es.

Full Story: Prima Networks Kicks Off In Spain »

MALAYSIA TO BAR BETTING WEBSITES DURING EURO 2012

06th June, 2012 at 14:45:20
Police and Communications Commission team up to combat illegal betting syndicates

Draconian measures have been instituted by the Malaysian authorities over the Euro 2012 football competition period due to kick off this weekend.

Full Story: Malaysia To Bar Betting Websites During Euro 2012 »

CROWDPARK 90LIVE ON FACEBOOK

06th June, 2012 at 14:45:20
Bet Tycoon joined by new social football game

European social gaming start-up Crowdpark strategically launched a new football game titled " 90Live " on Facebook today (Wednesday) ahead of the anticipated Euro 2012 football competition.

Full Story: Crowdpark 90live On Facebook »

POPCAP LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE GAME

06th June, 2012 at 10:21:54
Popular game localised for Japanese market

Electronic Arts subsidiary PopCap Games, the developers of the hugely popular Bejewelled, has launched " Bejewelled Legend " for Android-enabled mobile devices on Japan 's GREE social gaming platform.

Full Story: Popcap Launches New Mobile Game »

SPANISH LICENSING STATUS (Update)

06th June, 2012 at 10:21:54
Licence breakdown and player safety

An advisory released by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior broke down the recent licence awards, while warning errant operators on the penalties they face if operating illegally in the new market.

Full Story: Spanish Licensing Status (update) »

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN LICENCES UNDER PRESSURE?

06th June, 2012 at 10:21:54
New Government to review online gambling regime

Speculation in the beginning of May on the validity of online gambling licences in the Northern-most German State of Schleswig-Holstein, following the election of a new coalition Government comprising the SPD, FDP and CDU, have resurfaced this week.

Full Story: Schleswig-holstein Licences Under Pressure? »

MAHJONG LOGIC PARTNERS WITH OPENBET

06th June, 2012 at 10:21:54
Web-based play to be followed by multi-platform offerings

Openbet licencees will soon have access to Mahjong Logic's turnkey mahjong solution following a partnership agreement signed this week.

Full Story: Mahjong Logic Partners With Openbet »

SPANISH ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET OPENS (Update)

06th June, 2012 at 05:02:27
Major operators pile in to Spain, undeterred by delays, retro-taxes and transitioning uncertainties

After months of delays and missed deadlines, last-minute retro-tax hikes and uncertainties regarding transitioning arrangements, the regulated online gambling market in Spain finally kicked off June 5th with major operators like PokerStars, 888, bwin.party, Ongame, Poker770 and bet365 all launching.es dedicated websites into the segregated market, for now at least isolating Spanish players from international competitions.

Full Story: Spanish Online Gambling Market Opens (update) »

UNIBET GEARS UP FOR AUSSIE MARKET

06th June, 2012 at 05:02:27
ZenithOptimedia agency chosen to spearhead ad campaign Downunder

Online European bookmaker Unibet has appointed media agency ZenithOptimedia to spearhead its expansion into the Australian online gambling market, with a local television spot due to launch soon.

Full Story: Unibet Gears Up For Aussie Market »

INTRALOT LAUNCHES SOUTH AFRICAN FIXED ODDS GAMBLING SITE (Update)

06th June, 2012 at 05:02:27
Justbet.co.za now open for business

InfoPowa readers will recall the issue of a South African provincial licence to Intralot back in January this year, which has now been followed by news that the company has successfully launched its new fixed odds gambling site Justbet.co.za and its mobile sister mobi.justbet.co.za.

Full Story: Intralot Launches South African Fixed Odds Gambling Site (update) »