Gambling News 18th August, 2012

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BLUE SQUARE BET TO GET RADIO COVERAGE

18th August, 2012 at 03:18:54
Nine month deal with Absolute Radio features a Saturday mid-morning sports show

Online betting and sports betting service Blue Square Bet has inked a nine month, six-figure agreement with Absolute Radio that features the popular 3-hour mid-morning Saturday show presented by Mark Crossley.

Full Story: Blue Square Bet To Get Radio Coverage »

ASIAN DEALS FOR EVERTON AND WEST BROMWICH ALBION FOOTBALL

18th August, 2012 at 03:18:54
AsianLogic subsidiary builds sponsorship activity

Among the slew of UK football sponsorships announced by various clubs this week (see previous reports) was an interesting Asian market deal that will see the AsianLogic subsidiary Dafabet enter sports betting partnerships with Everton FC and West Bromwich Albion FC.

Full Story: Asian Deals For Everton And West Bromwich Albion Football »

TEXAS ENFORCERS ARREST GAMBLING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT EXECS

18th August, 2012 at 03:18:54
A new line of attack in HEST Technologies arrests?

The arrest of four executives managing a software development company in Haltom, Texas could indicate a change of tactics by enforcement authorities trying to stamp out online sweepstakes style gambling in internet cafes.

Full Story: Texas Enforcers Arrest Gambling Software Development Execs »

GLOBAL GAMING BUYS FANTASY SPORTS COMPANY

18th August, 2012 at 03:18:54
AmpedFantasy will enable company to capitalise on booming fantasy sports industry

Global Gaming Network, Inc., a Los Angeles-based developer and aggregator of digital entertainment and sports information for online and mobile platforms, has announced the acquisition for an undisclosed consideration of fantasy sports operator AmpedFantasy.

Full Story: Global Gaming Buys Fantasy Sports Company »

GOOD SECOND QUARTER FOR JAXX

18th August, 2012 at 03:18:54
Online gambling group reports revenues and EBITDA significantly up

The German online gambling group Jaxx posted its Q2-2012 results this week, showcasing a 20 percent rise in net gaming revenues to Euro 15.62 million, and EBITDA well up at Euro 6.95 in the quarter.

Full Story: Good Second Quarter For Jaxx »

ONLINE GAMBLING CONTINUES TO GROW

18th August, 2012 at 03:18:54
Times may be tough, and anti-gambling action heavy, but you can't keep this industry down

The respected Silicon Republic publication is currently carrying an infographic article highlighting the continued growth and development of the global online gambling industry despite tough economic times and - in some regions - determined attempts to knock the industry down through enforcement actions.

Full Story: Online Gambling Continues To Grow »