Gambling News 29th August, 2012

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PERFORM NABS AUSSIE NBL DIGITAL RIGHTS DEAL

29th August, 2012 at 09:16:45
Australian Basketball broadcast via multiple digital platforms

Sports media company PERFORM will enter the multi-platform digital rights space through an Australian-first launch of live NBL match coverage across multiple digital platforms, the firm announced this week.

Full Story: Perform Nabs Aussie Nbl Digital Rights Deal »

OMI MOBILE GAMES GETS NOD FROM AGCC

29th August, 2012 at 09:16:45
More choice for Alderney licencees

Mobile developer OMI Gaming has been given the nod by the Alderney Gambling Control Council for three of its mobile games " Benny The Panda ", " Princess Fortune " and " Jungle Fruits " following testing, evaluation and certification by SQS India.

Full Story: Omi Mobile Games Gets Nod From Agcc »

PADDY POWER POSTS A GOOD HALF YEARLY

29th August, 2012 at 03:30:59
But reports four new online ventures with start-up losses of Euro 6.3 million

The UK online and land gambling group Paddy Power plc has posted a positive half yearly covering the six months ended 30 June 2012 and including the following highlights:

Full Story: Paddy Power Posts A Good Half Yearly »

ONLINE BETTING WILL DRIVE SPORTS BETTING BOOM DOWNUNDER

29th August, 2012 at 02:40:32
Deloitte report commissioned by Sportsbet predicts a A$3.3 billion market

Online betting is set to drive the Australian sports betting market to new heights, particularly in the nation's two football codes, a study by the internationally respected business services firm Deloittes indicates.

Full Story: Online Betting Will Drive Sports Betting Boom Downunder »

BETFRED VS. GRANNY ROUND 2 (Update)

29th August, 2012 at 02:40:32
A surprising mistake in a toxic environment

The betting row between Olympic gymnast Sam Oldham's granny and gambling group Betfred (see previous report) just won't go away it appeared Tuesday as allegations were made that the bookie's acrimonious GBP 1000 payment was uncashable.

Full Story: Betfred Vs. Granny Round 2 (update) »

NEW JERSEY SPORTS - DON'T EXPECT IMMEDIATE LICENSING (Update)

29th August, 2012 at 02:40:32
State Attorney General says licensing before December this year is unlikely

The state of New Jersey now has a law on the books supporting legalised intrastate sports betting in defiance of the PASPA (see previous reports) but the practical issue of licensing will not take place for a few months yet, according to the state Attorney General, Jeffrey Chiesa.

Full Story: New Jersey Sports - Don't Expect Immediate Licensing (update) »

REPUBLICAN MANIFESTO SPURNS ONLINE GAMBLING

29th August, 2012 at 02:40:32
Political party's negative position on internet gambling is still enshrined in its new policy document

With a presidential election looming later this year in the United States, the manifestos of the two main political parties are receiving close scrutiny by all manner of interested parties, and online gambling lobbyists are no exception.

Full Story: Republican Manifesto Spurns Online Gambling »