Gambling News 27th June, 2012

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BETFAIR IN GERMAN SOCCER SPONSORSHIP DEAL

27th June, 2012 at 14:57:16
German former international football striker becomes latest brand ambassador

Betfair has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal, with an option to renew for a third, with German football club Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

Full Story: Betfair In German Soccer Sponsorship Deal »

STATEN ISLAND BOOKIE PLEADS GUILTY TO PROMOTING GAMBLING

27th June, 2012 at 14:57:16
Agrees to pay $1.3 Million fine to avoid heavy jail time

Staten Island resident Charles Cicalo (49) pleaded guilty to first-degree promoting gambling and will forfeit $1.3 Million in exchange for a one to three year prison sentence as opposed to the 25-year sentence he was facing reported Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown.

Full Story: Staten Island Bookie Pleads Guilty To Promoting Gambling »

TWO WAY TO MERGE WITH PRIORITY ONE

27th June, 2012 at 10:30:33
"An ideal corporate fit" says Chairman

The Australian interactive and gambling application developer Two Way Limited intends making an off-market takeover bid for 100 percent of the Priority One Network Group and this week, signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge with Priority One.

Full Story: Two Way To Merge With Priority One »

PLUMBEE LAUNCHES NEW QUICKSPIN GAME (Update)

27th June, 2012 at 10:30:33
New fairy-tale themed game debutes on social network

Following a multi-year agreement with Stockholm-based video slot producer Quickspin earlier this year, social gaming start-up Plumbee has launched the company's newest slot offering " Big Bad Wolf " into the social environment.

Full Story: Plumbee Launches New Quickspin Game (update) »

DANISH AUTHORITY BLOCKS ILLEGAL GAMBLING WEBSITES

27th June, 2012 at 10:30:33
Publishes first black list on website

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) has followed Belgium 's lead by publishing a black list of illegal operators on its website.

Full Story: Danish Authority Blocks Illegal Gambling Websites »

TOP INTERNET GAMBLING PORTAL WARNS AFFILIATES REGARDING RUSHMORE DE-TAGGING

27th June, 2012 at 04:33:07
Casinomeister investigations show some questionable activity at C-Planet

Allegations that affiliate management company C-Planet has effectively been taking the bread from the mouths of affiliate marketers of the Rushmore group of online casinos are creating shockwaves through the affiliate industry this morning after a de-tagging scam was exposed by Casinomeister owner Bryan Bailey.

Full Story: Top Internet Gambling Portal Warns Affiliates Regarding Rushmore De-tagging »

DELAWARE DISAPPOINTMENT AS SENATE VOTE IS POSTPONED (Update)

27th June, 2012 at 04:33:07
Concerns that there would be insufficient votes to pass online gambling legalisation bill

Tuesday's much-anticipated Senate vote on the legalisation of online gambling in Delaware (see previous reports) disappointingly was deferred amid proponent's concerns that there were not enough Democratic Party votes to get the measure through.

Full Story: Delaware Disappointment As Senate Vote Is Postponed (update) »

NEW JERSEY MOBILE BETTING BILL HEADS FOR GOVERNOR'S DESK (Update)

27th June, 2012 at 04:33:07
Unanimous approval from the House follows Senate approval earlier this month

The New Jersey House of Assembly has unanimously approved a measure permitting the use of "on-premises" mobile devices for betting at Atlantic City casino resorts.

Full Story: New Jersey Mobile Betting Bill Heads For Governor's Desk (update) »

SOCIAL GAMING GIANT LAUNCHES NEW NETWORK

27th June, 2012 at 04:33:07
Zynga With Friends coming soon to a social network near you

Media and other interested parties gathered in San Francisco this week for the second annual Zynga Unleashed presentation, showcasing the social gaming giant's future plans and products.

Full Story: Social Gaming Giant Launches New Network »

MORE MOBILE GAMES FOR PADDY POWER

27th June, 2012 at 04:33:07
Playtech 9-game bundle includes a range of table games

Online gambling group Paddy Power has extended its mobile gambling appeal with the addition of 9 new Playtech games.

Full Story: More Mobile Games For Paddy Power »

ROULETTE FOR IPAD LAUNCHED

27th June, 2012 at 04:33:07
888 Casino follows up on Android product

Following the success of its Roulette Android app, 888.com has launched the app for use on the iPad, dubbing the new product 888casino iPadRoulette App.

Full Story: Roulette For Ipad Launched »

BALLY LAUNCHES FREE-PLAY ONLINE GAMBLING FOR LAND CASINO

27th June, 2012 at 04:33:07
One of the first free-play internet poker sites delivered by a licensed gaming manufacturer in the United States is now live.

US land casino games provider Bally Technologies, Inc., which recently achieved supplier licensing from the Nevada regulator, has launched what it claims is the first iGaming platform from a licensed supplier in the United States.

Full Story: Bally Launches Free-play Online Gambling For Land Casino »