Gambling News 27th July, 2012

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ARJEL REPORTS QUARTERLY MARKET RESULTS

27th July, 2012 at 15:03:37
Sports and horserace betting fairing better than online poker

French online gambling authority ARJEL presented its Q2/2012 indicators and summaries on the French market this week giving an interesting insight into customer demographics and operator challenges.

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BETFAIR SPONSORS SNOOKER SHOOT-OUT

27th July, 2012 at 09:56:56
Television coverage in latest sponsorship deal

Online betting exchange, Betfair, is the new title sponsor of the one-frame knock-out UK snooker tourney titled " Snooker Shoot-Out ".

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POPULAR AMERICAN GAME SHOW GOES MOBILE

27th July, 2012 at 09:56:56
Wheel of Fortune Slots on iOS and Android

US game show " Wheel of Fortune Slots " has been developed into a free GSN Casino mobile application.

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U.S. TRIBAL OPERATORS PREFER FEDERAL LEGALISATION

27th July, 2012 at 04:41:28
Senate Indian Affairs Committee hears evidence on internet gambling

Thursday's Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on gambling issues impacting tribal operators was told by witnesses that federal legalisation was the preferred route to ensure that a state-by-state 'patchwork' of regulations did not evolve, and that tribes get a piece of the action without having their revenue taxed and their sovereignty compromised.

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SLOTOCASH RE-BRANDS AN ONLINE CASINO

27th July, 2012 at 04:41:28
Slotocash's Rival-powered property re-brands to SlotsCapital

Slotocash online casino players logging in this week were confronted by a push update which ultimately presented them with what appeared to be a totally different online casino titled Slots Capital...but with their correct user name and password details filled in on the log-in page.

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SPY THEME FOR LOTTOMATICA ONLINE GAMBLING ADS

27th July, 2012 at 04:41:28
Pierce Brosnan back in a familiar role

Actor Pierce Brosnan's highest-profile movie role - that of James Bond in several editions of the iconic spy series - is suggested in the latest television advert promoting Lottomatica's online gambling activities.

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PLAYTECH SPEEDS UP PTTS PAYMENT

27th July, 2012 at 04:41:28
Euro 140 million additional consideration kicks in

Playtech plc has announced that the conditions related to the acceleration of the additional consideration of Euro 140 million payable to Worldwide Online Enterprises Ltd in respect of the March 2011 acquisition of PT Turnkey Services Limited (see previous report) have been fulfilled.

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GOOD HALF-YEAR RESULTS FROM WILLIAM HILL PLC

27th July, 2012 at 04:41:28
Online operations help Brit gambling group to achieve double-digit revenue and profit growth

William Hill plc investors will be pleased with the company's H1-2012 half-year results released today (Friday) which improve on the comparative period last year, with online activities making a substantial contribution.

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