Gambling News 03rd October, 2012

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ARISTOCRAT LAUNCHES TRIBAL ONLINE CASINO

03rd October, 2012 at 15:32:06
nLive virtual casino to act as powerful marketing tool

Gaming solutions provider Aristocrat has launched a new nLive virtual casino for tribal terrestrial operation Island Resort Casino which is wholly owned by the Hannahville Indian Community, a federally-recognised Potawatomi Indian Tribe residing in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan State.

Full Story: Aristocrat Launches Tribal Online Casino »

EU APPROVES OPAP EXCLUSIVE BETTING RIGHTS TO 2030 (Update)

03rd October, 2012 at 09:36:17
Greek gambling monopoly will pay an additional levy for the privilege

Greek gambling monopoly OPAP will pay an "adequate fee" for the privilege of retaining exclusive betting rights to the year 2030 in addition to an exclusive VLT licence following approval from the European Union Competition Commission reports Reuters.

Full Story: Eu Approves Opap Exclusive Betting Rights To 2030 (update) »

I AM PLAYR USERS CAN PLACE VIRTUAL BETS ON REAL EVENTS

03rd October, 2012 at 09:36:17
Expanding on branded content partnership

Virtual cash earned by UK players of We R Interactive's social football game I AM PLAYR can now use their earnings to place virtual bets on real world sporting events such as English Premier League matches through a new Betfred.com sports betting integration that will see live odds from the UK bookmaker fed into the social game.

Full Story: I Am Playr Users Can Place Virtual Bets On Real Events »

DGA STARTS LICENCE EXTENSION PROCESS

03rd October, 2012 at 09:36:17
Deadline for submission to be strictly adhered to

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) is currently in the process of converting one-year licence awards that expire at the end of 2012 to five-year licences.

Full Story: Dga Starts Licence Extension Process »

GENTING TO DEPLOY COMTRADE'S iGAMING PLATFORM

03rd October, 2012 at 03:28:40
New platform will enable Genting to integrate content from international providers and deliver localised games to individual markets

Genting Alderney, an online subsidiary in the Genting gambling group, has signed a licence agreement with software provider ComTrade.

Full Story: Genting To Deploy Comtrade's Igaming Platform »

NEW JERSEY'S SPORTS BETTING PROPOSALS UNFAIR, SAY SPORTS LEAGUES

03rd October, 2012 at 03:28:40
New Jersey legislators want to ban gambling on New Jersey college games, but allow betting on all other college and pro contests.

The major US sports leagues have fired back at the state of New Jersey's attempt to have their legal action against legalised New Jersey sports betting dismissed, claiming that the Garden State's proposed sports betting legalisation law is hypocritical because it prohibits gambling on New Jersey college games, yet allows it on all other college and pro contests.

Full Story: New Jersey's Sports Betting Proposals Unfair, Say Sports Leagues »

WATCH OUT FOR SPANISH 'ONE OPERATOR, ONE ACCOUNT' REGULATION

03rd October, 2012 at 03:28:40
Spanish Gambling Act restricts players to a single account at each licensed operator.

Reports from Spanish online gambling information sites indicate that some operators in the Spanish market are having to belatedly address a vagary in the regulations which insists that "user registration must be unique for each operator."

Full Story: Watch Out For Spanish 'one Operator, One Account' Regulation »

NEW ISLE OF MAN LICENSED INTERNET CASINO LAUNCHED

03rd October, 2012 at 03:28:40
Pulse Casino.com operates on mthe Cash Ball Network, powered by NYX Gaming

A new online casino licensed by the Isle of Man regulator has launched on the Cash Ball Network, powered by NYX Gaming.

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NEW PAYMENTS CHIEF FOR BETWAY GROUP

03rd October, 2012 at 03:28:40
Paul Burton appointed head of Payments, Risk and Processing

The European online gambling group Betway has appointed Paul Burton as Head of Payments, Risk and Processing, where he will manage all existing and new banking relationships and have responsibility for the launch of new banking products, as well as leading on the company's mobile banking solutions.

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