Gambling News 16th August, 2012

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UNIBET AND RANK GROUP PARTNER UP IN BELGIUM

16th August, 2012 at 12:15:11
Two experienced groups plan a third quarter launch for online casino and poker action

The publicly listed online and land gambling groups Unibet and Rank are teaming up to launch online casino and poker action in the regulated Belgian market, Unibet management revealed as part of the company's Q2-2012 financial reportage this week.

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SEATTLE COMPANY TO LAUNCH ONLINE CASINO APP IN BRITAIN

16th August, 2012 at 12:15:11
Big Fish Games leverages a more liberal approach to gambling in Big Fish Casino move into the UK

Washington State, home of the Seattle-based developer Big Fish Gaming, has arguably the toughest laws against online gambling in the United States, categorising online punters as Class C felony offenders with punitive measures equivalent to child molestation; that's probably why the company has sought the more liberal markets of the United Kingdom for its Big Fish Casino app launching soon.

Full Story: Seattle Company To Launch Online Casino App In Britain »

BIG BUCKS INTERESTED IN U.S. INTERNET GAMBLING

16th August, 2012 at 12:15:11
Top business magazine identifies 11 billionaires who are eying the possibilities

Forbes Magazine is carrying a photo article that identifies 11 US billionaires whom it claims have more than a passing interest in legalised internet gambling.

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ONLINE GAMBLING FIRMS IN FOOTBALL SPONSORSHIP DEALS

16th August, 2012 at 12:15:11
Everton and Manchester United both report agreements

UK football clubs Everton and Manchester United have entered into sponsorship deals with online gambling companies Paddy Power and Bwin.Party, The Drum publication reported Wednesday.

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TOTTENHAM FC AND BETFRED TO PARTNER

16th August, 2012 at 12:15:11
Agreement includes exclusive UK branding rights across Tottenham's online, digital, mobile and social media platforms.

Betfred.com announced a sponsorship deal Thursday that sees the online gambling company become the official UK betting partner of Tottenham Hotspur.

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SNAI REVENUES DOWN IN H1-2012

16th August, 2012 at 12:15:11
Italian market uncertainties bad for sports betting

SNAI, a major company in the Italian online gambling market, has posted mediocre H1-2012 numbers, reporting that revenues in the first half of 2012 declined almost 7.5 percent to Euro 284.8 million, and attributing the lacklustre performance to uncertainties in the Italian sports betting sector.

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ZYNGA IS BETTING ON THE INTERNET IN NEW LOBBY ACTIVITY

16th August, 2012 at 04:07:32
Social gaming giant moving to bring ambitions to fruition

Social gaming giant Zynga's ambitions for real money internet gambling are well-known, and further evidence became available recently when the company started lobbying on the topic in Washington DC.

Full Story: Zynga Is Betting On The Internet In New Lobby Activity »

CANTOR GAMING GETTING INTO FANTASY FOOTBALL

16th August, 2012 at 04:07:32
Delivering a popular concept to players' desks

Cantor Gaming is leveraging carve-outs in US legislation for fantasy football by offering an online product of its own.

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VICTORIAN DEAL HAILED AS A NEW ERA FOR TABCORP

16th August, 2012 at 00:38:32
Major Aussie betting group transitions to new gambling industry structure in Victoria province

Aussie online and land gambling group Tabcorp Holdings Limited has entered a new era in transitioning to Victoria's new gambling industry structure, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

Full Story: Victorian Deal Hailed As A New Era For Tabcorp »

NEW LIVE ROULETTE GAME FOR FACEBOOK

16th August, 2012 at 00:38:32
Smart Gaming launches new live dealer product

Live Dealer provider Smart Gaming has launched what it claims is the industry's first live Roulette game for Facebook, featuring automated and live stream games, all of which are available on Sky TV Channel 863.

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