Gambling News 31st August, 2012

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TECHNICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE ONLINE GAMBLING INDUSTRY

31st August, 2012 at 08:00:53
Remote Gaming Association publishes guidelines for regulators

The Remote Gaming Association, a UK-based trade body that represents many of the industry's largest and most successful internet gambling companies, has published a set of technical guidelines primarily intended to support regulators in designing efficient and effective technical standards.

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EA UNDECIDED ON ONLINE GAMBLING

31st August, 2012 at 08:00:53
President considers added business complexity and cultural issues

President of Electronic Arts Labels (EA) Frank Gibeau told reporters at a Bloomberg luncheon that the company is undecided on the topic of expansion from social gaming into online gambling, unlike social gaming giant Zynga.

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SPORTING SPONSORSHIPS ABOUND

31st August, 2012 at 08:00:53
Football, Boxing and F1 Racing latest sports in sponsorship rounds

Bookmaker William Hill strengthened its ties with Scottish football in an initial two-year deal with the Scottish Football Association to become an "official supporter" of the Scotland national football team.

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LIVE ROULETTE MOBILE APP FROM SMART GAMING

31st August, 2012 at 08:00:53
Trio of roulette games in "first of its kind" live dealer gaming app

London-based Smart Gaming Group (SGG) has launched what it claims to be the first live streaming roulette game designed for mobile devices on the Android and iOS platforms.

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PROBABILITY APPOINTS NON-EXEC CHAIRMAN

31st August, 2012 at 08:00:53
Brings expertise in fast changing technology and company growth

Mobile gambling firm Probability has appointed Mike Shinya as Non-Executive Chairman following the retirement from the board of Graham Parr (see previous report). The appointment is subject to shareholder approval at the Company's upcoming AGM.

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DANSKE SPIL DELIVERS STRONG HY1 2012 RESULTS

31st August, 2012 at 08:00:53
Good start in newly liberalised market

Key performance highlights for the period include:

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FINLAND 'S RAY REVENUES RISE

31st August, 2012 at 08:00:53
But net income behind. Internet gaming exceeds expectations.

The Finnish Slot Machine Association ( RAY ) reported a 6.1 percent rise in revenue in its HY1 2012 results this week although the company's net income fell behind due to tax increases.

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