Gambling News 30th August, 2012

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CZECH GOVERNMENT WARNED ON HIGH ONLINE GAMBLING TAXES

30th August, 2012 at 16:21:18
Killing the goose that lays golden eggs?

The Czech government's predilection for continual tax increases on both online and retail gambling companies could result in a movement to more tax-friendly climes, gambling companies warned this week.

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SASKATCHEWAN FIRST NATIONS INTERESTED IN ONLINE GAMBLING

30th August, 2012 at 16:21:18
GEObet "exploring opportunities to develop an online gambling solution" for tribe.

The GEObet Gambling Network announced Thursday that it is currently exploring opportunities with Saskatchewan First Nations to develop an online gaming solution that will extend the reach of the Saskatchewan First Nation Gaming network operating in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

Full Story: Saskatchewan First Nations Interested In Online Gambling »

CODERE POSTS A LOSS IN FIRST HALF 2012

30th August, 2012 at 16:21:18
Business reorganisation and assets registration pull down an otherwise positive performance

Investors in the Spanish online and land gambling group Codere SA will be disappointed that, despite a successful operational half year, the company incurred an overall loss of Euro 24.7 million due to "provision of assets registration and business reorganisation in Mexico."

Full Story: Codere Posts A Loss In First Half 2012 »

AMAYA GAMING REPORTS MAJOR REVENUE GROWTH IN FIRST HALF

30th August, 2012 at 08:44:05
EBITDA turns positive in second quarter, but earnings remain in the red

The Montreal-based Amaya Gaming group, which counts internet gambling software developers Chartwell Technology and Cryptologic among its subsidiaries, has turned in a more positive half yearly report to the end June 2012.

Full Story: Amaya Gaming Reports Major Revenue Growth In First Half »

STRONG GROWTH CONTINUED IN PLAYTECH'S H1-2012

30th August, 2012 at 04:10:05
William Hill Online joint venture turns in its best performance yet

Online gambling software developer and turnkey provider Playtech plc celebrated a strong set of half yearly 2012 results Thursday, announcing highlights of the period ended June 30 that include:

Full Story: Strong Growth Continued In Playtech's H1-2012 »

LIVE ROULETTE APP LAUNCHED ON iOS PLATFORM

30th August, 2012 at 04:10:05
Smart Gaming Group launches first Live Roulette App

The UK-based Smart Gaming Group announced Thursday that it has launched the first live roulette game for mobile. The mobile App will be available for both Android and Apple and is the first live streaming roulette game with real presenters, a company spokesman claimed.

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ZYNGA MOVING CLOSER TO REAL MONEY GAMBLING?

30th August, 2012 at 04:10:05
New domain registration appears to confirm social gaming firm's strong interest in online gambling

The US technology publication Fusible has taken down a report it carried earlier this week concerning the registration of the domain Zyngambling (.com), presumably because it has been unable to verify the factual content of its report with the social gaming giant.

Full Story: Zynga Moving Closer To Real Money Gambling? »

INTRALOT STRENGTHENS ITS RUSSIAN SPORTS BETTING INVOLVEMENT

30th August, 2012 at 04:10:05
Greek gambling group secures 100 percent of Kelicom

The Greek gambling group Intralot has strengthened its interest in Russian sports betting by upping its 33 percent stake in gaming information systems software and manufacturer of gaming hardware Kelicom to full ownership.

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BODOG SELECTS SIS UK HORSE RACING DATA

30th August, 2012 at 04:10:05
Extends offering with a view to diversifying markets

Antigua registered online gambling firm Bodog and digital sports data firm Satellite Information Services (SIS) entered into a partnership this week for the provision of SIS' UK and Irish horse racing data feed.

Full Story: Bodog Selects Sis Uk Horse Racing Data »