Gambling News 26th June, 2012

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CRYPTOLOGIC RENEWS LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH BETSSON

26th June, 2012 at 10:59:37
Veteran software developer will provide games for the next two years

Cryptologic, the veteran online gambling software developer recently acquired by Amaya Gaming, has renewed its games supply contract with Betsson Malta Limited for the next two years.

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AUSSIE GAMBLING SUPPLIER LAUNCHES 16TH APP

26th June, 2012 at 07:20:49
Diamond Destiny released on the iOS platform

The Australian gambling supplier Aristocrat's apps for iPhone and iPad are some of the most popular play-for-fun mobile games around, earning more than 475,000 downloads so far. The company has just released its sixteenth addition to the range, a new slot dubbed Diamond Destiny, which is available from the iTunes Store.

Full Story: Aussie Gambling Supplier Launches 16th App »

CONFLICTING SIGNALS FROM GERMANY'S MAVERICK PROVINCE (Update)

26th June, 2012 at 07:20:49
Schleswig Holstein political leaders may be agin' online gambling, but the licensing process continues...

The recent change in political leadership in the German state of Schleswig Holstein rang alarm bells in the industry when prominent members of the new regime voiced an intention to bring the maverick province back into line by signing the anti-online gambling State Treaty with other German states, implying the repeal of the progressive licensing and regulation regime that the previous government had introduced.

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MICROSOFT GETING INTO SOCIAL NETWORKING

26th June, 2012 at 07:20:49
Software giant buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

With the social gaming trend growing rapidly, most online gambling companies are watching developments in social networking closely. Perhaps predictably, Microsoft is coming to the party with the acquisition of Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash, announced Tuesday.

Full Story: Microsoft Geting Into Social Networking »

BETONLINE INVESTORS BETTING ON SPORTS BETTING.AG

26th June, 2012 at 03:45:08
New infusion of capital leads to big improvements all round

Unidentified investors in the Panama City-based online gambling enterprise BetOnline.ag are branching out by taking over a controlling share of Sportsbetting.ag, giving the business improved software from DGS and ASI, along with faster pay-outs, better promos and a revamped website.

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26 ARRESTED IN MALAYSIAN ONLINE GAMBLING RAIDS

26th June, 2012 at 03:45:08
42 computers seized in three raids across Kuantan City

The current hot spot for Malaysian police raids on internet gambling premises appears to be Kuantan, capital of the nation's third largest province.

Full Story: 26 Arrested In Malaysian Online Gambling Raids »