Gambling News 26th October, 2012

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AGCC TO INVESTIGATE PINNACLE SPORTS EUROPE

26th October, 2012 at 07:04:07
Regulatory body covering its bases

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has said in a statement that it notes reports on the charges of illegal gambling activity against individuals connected with the AGCC-licenced Pinnacle Sports and as such has begun a special investigation into Pinnacle Sports Europe Limited to "ensure that the licensee is operating in accordance with approved operating procedures."

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BETSSON DELIVERS A RESPECTABLE PERFORMANCE

26th October, 2012 at 07:04:07
Increase in revenues but drop in operating income

Gaming operator Betsson released its third quarter and interim report showing strong growth in the firm's sportsbook but a drop in net income attributed in part to acquisition-related expenses.

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KAMBI IN SPORTSBOOK PROVISION DEAL WITH NAPOLEON GAMES

26th October, 2012 at 07:04:07
Belgian operator to expand offering with sportsbook solution

Unibet Group subsidiary Kambi Sports Solutions has clinched a deal with Mystery Games NV for the provision of a fully managed web and mobile sportsbook for its Napoleon Games brand.

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FINNPLAY IN GAMNG PLATFORM DEAL WITH MIRAGE GAMES

26th October, 2012 at 07:04:07
Mobile offering will be a key differentiator

Belgian operator Mirage Games will operate on a gaming platform provided by Finnplay (formerly Di gient).

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BARONESS DEPARTS BETFAIR BOARD

26th October, 2012 at 07:04:07
Declines to serve another term

Baroness Denise Kingsmill announced she will step down for the Board of the Betfair Group saying: "I have greatly enjoyed my time at Betfair. It is a great business with a strong management team and I wish it every success".

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BRIT ACADEMIC CRITICAL OF ONLINE GAMBLING IN U.S. PRESENTATION

26th October, 2012 at 02:11:31
Internet gambling lures minors and increases problem gambling risk, says Griffiths

Online gambling is making regulation more difficult, luring children to gambling and introducing new types of problem gambling, a British academic told a problem gambling conference in America Thursday.

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UPDATE ON PINNACLE SPORTS BUSTS (Update)

26th October, 2012 at 02:11:31
25 arrests across the USA include three men alleged to have Pinnacle Sports ownership interests

The arrests of 25 Americans across 5 different states on Wednesday on allegations associated with illegal sports betting (see previous report) were further detailed in widespread US media reports Thursday.

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