Gambling News 12th June, 2012

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CRUNCH TIME FOR ONLINE GAMBLING IN DELAWARE (Update)

12th June, 2012 at 14:26:41
State House considering intrastate legalisation bill today

The prospects for legalised intrastate online gambling in Delaware will be decided today (Tuesday) when bill HB333 the Delaware Gaming Competitive Act of 2012 comes before legislators.

Full Story: Crunch Time For Online Gambling In Delaware (update) »

PARSPRO LAUNCHES ONLINE SPORTSBOOK IN SPAIN FOR CIRSA

12th June, 2012 at 14:26:41
New site includes pre-match and live betting for both computer and mobile

Internet sportsbook provider Parspro has launched a new betting site for Spanish land gaming operator CIRSA at Cirsa.es. The new site includes pre-match and live betting for both computer and mobile and can be operated in fully automatic mode, fully manual mode, and/or combination of both.

Full Story: Parspro Launches Online Sportsbook In Spain For Cirsa »

PADDY POWER ON STREAM FOR LATIN AMERICAN RACING

12th June, 2012 at 14:26:41
Irish land and online gambling group the first to stream horse racing from Latin America

Paddy Power has become the first leading online bookmaker to stream horse racing from Latin America in an agreement with SIS.

Full Story: Paddy Power On Stream For Latin American Racing »

NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUES ROSE 6.2 PERCENT IN APRIL

12th June, 2012 at 14:26:41
Revenue from slot machines and baccarat up on The Strip

The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Tuesday that April gambling revenue in the state rose 6.2 percent to $855.7 million.

Full Story: Nevada Gambling Revenues Rose 6.2 Percent In April »

MEDIA CORP SHEDS ANOTHER DRUMMOND

12th June, 2012 at 14:26:41
Jason Drummond sells off 10 million penny stock shares in troubled company

Media Corp, the parent company at the centre of the Purple Lounge debacle that continues to haunt unpaid internet gamblers (see previous reports) has announced that former chairman Jason Drummond has sold off his stake in the business.

Full Story: Media Corp Sheds Another Drummond »

POLITICS AND SPORTS BETTING DOWNUNDER

12th June, 2012 at 04:21:36
The Green Party in Australia in drive against online betting on club football

The burgeoning business of online betting on football, and the admission by several Australian football clubs that they did not have policies in place to handle gambling and possible corruption of the sport, has attracted the attention of the politicians Downunder.

Full Story: Politics And Sports Betting Downunder »

ANOTHER MALAYSIAN BETTING SYNDICATE CRIPPLED

12th June, 2012 at 04:21:36
Police action against Euro 2012 gambling intensifies

Police reports earlier this week that two betting syndicates in Penang, Malaysia had been busted (see previous report) have been followed by the news that a further syndicate, this one in George Town has been broken up.

Full Story: Another Malaysian Betting Syndicate Crippled »

PLAYTECH ANNOUNCES SOCIAL GAMING AND MOBILE SOFTWARE DEAL

12th June, 2012 at 04:21:36
Agreement with Skywind Holdings Limited will provide a wide range of both social gaming and real money software, focussed on the social gaming market and strengthening the company's mobile capability.

In a stock exchange announcement Tuesday, online gambling software developer Playtech plc announced the completion of its software agreement with Skywind Holdings Limited, which it says will provide it with a wide range of both social gaming software and real money software, primarily focussed on the rapidly expanding social gaming market, but strengthening the company's mobile gaming product range.

Full Story: Playtech Announces Social Gaming And Mobile Software Deal »