Gambling News 08th October, 2012

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SHFL ENTERTAINMENT IN MOBILE DEAL WITH JOINGO

08th October, 2012 at 16:18:03
Branded mobile application via Joingo Game Network

SHFL Entertainment (formerly Shuffle Master) will offer digital versions of its popular tablet games to B2B casino operators via the Joingo Game Network.

Full Story: Shfl Entertainment In Mobile Deal With Joingo »

AUSTRIAN COURTS BACK PUNTER EMPLOYER'S CLAIM AGAINST MALTA ONLINE CASINO

08th October, 2012 at 16:18:03
Euro 1 million embezzlement has created an intriguing legal and political situation

When an addicted gambler steals money from his employer in one country, and loses it gambling at an internet site in another, can that employer go after an online gambling operator based and licensed in another nation?

Full Story: Austrian Courts Back Punter Employer's Claim Against Malta Online Casino »

TRUSTED OFFICE MANAGER STOLE TO FEED INTERNET GAMBLING HABIT

08th October, 2012 at 16:18:03
27-year-old scion of a family friend stole over GBP 10,000

William Richardson (27) of County Durham in the UK, was lucky to escape imprisonment this week at Teesside Crown Court, where Judge George Moorhouse punished him for stealing money from his employer to feed an online gambling habit.

Full Story: Trusted Office Manager Stole To Feed Internet Gambling Habit »

VIRTUAL HORSE RACING BRINGS IN THE BUCKS FOR AGTECH

08th October, 2012 at 16:18:03
$205.5 million sales milestone passed in Chinese venture

Chinese internet sports lottery software and systems developer AGTech Holdings Limited has announced that its Lucky Racing virtual sportsbetting game has passed a significant milestone recently with RMB1.3 billion ($205.5 million) in total sales.

Full Story: Virtual Horse Racing Brings In The Bucks For Agtech »

PROBABILITY PARTNERS WITH GLU MOBILE

08th October, 2012 at 10:11:04
Suite of Glu-branded real-money mobile slot games to be developed

Mobile gambling firm Probability has entered into a strategic partnership with San-Francisco headquartered Glu Mobile, a developer and publisher of freemium mobile and tablet games.

Full Story: Probability Partners With Glu Mobile »

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT WORLDLINK PLC?

08th October, 2012 at 10:11:04
Court action and termination of contracts

Real time mobile application company WorldLink Plc released two RNS announcements last week that will be sure to unsettle stakeholders.

Full Story: What's Happening At Worldlink Plc? »

GETTING AT THE TRUTH ON FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

08th October, 2012 at 02:34:34
Responsible Gambling Trust plans independent research project on allegations that FOBTs are addictive

Allegations by anti-gambling politicians and religious groups that Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) in British bookie shops are addictive and require restriction are to be tested in an independent project sponsored by the Responsible Gambling Trust.

Full Story: Getting At The Truth On Fixed Odds Betting Terminals »

SPORTECH PLC IN MAJOR EUROPEAN AND INDIAN POOLS DISTRIBUTION DEAL

08th October, 2012 at 02:34:34
Gambling group signs up exclusively with Longtitude

Sportech plc has announced the signing of a strategic technology services agreement with technology firm Longitude for the exclusive distribution of its single pools product within Europe and India for sports pool betting.

Full Story: Sportech Plc In Major European And Indian Pools Distribution Deal »

GAMBLING PREVALENCE ON THE ISLE OF MAN

08th October, 2012 at 02:34:34
Internet casino gambling low on list of gambling preferences

Ironically, internet casino and poker gambling is low on the preferences of punters on the Isle of Man, home to a number of major online gambling technology companies, and a popular international licensing and regulatory jurisdiction.

Full Story: Gambling Prevalence On The Isle Of Man »