Gambling News 14th December, 2012

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AMAYA GAMING'S VIRTUAL HORSE RACING LAUNCHED

14th December, 2012 at 08:26:00
Agreement signed with Quebec land casinos in April comes to fruition today

The Canadian online gambling content provider Amaya Gaming has followed its announcement of a content deal with Playboy Enterprises (see previous report) with the news that it launches virtual horse racing services for two Quebec land casinos today (Friday).

Full Story: Amaya Gaming's Virtual Horse Racing Launched »

BETBUTLER CLIENT LIST NOW STANDS AT 80 FOOTBALL CLUBS

14th December, 2012 at 08:26:00
Club branded betting websites and mobile apps a popular product

Concierge betting service BetButler's business is booming, the company confirmed this week, revealing that it has supplied over 80 UK football clubs with branded betting websites and mobile gambling apps.

Full Story: Betbutler Client List Now Stands At 80 Football Clubs »

BWIN IN BELGIAN PARTNERSHIP ON INTERNET GAMBLING

14th December, 2012 at 02:44:22
Alliance with Groupe Partouche defuses disputes with regulator

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment's on-going dispute with the Belgian Gaming Commission, which has recently seen its CEO questioned and the company's websites blacklisted for allegedly illegal online gambling operations, appears to be over following the announcement of a partnership deal with Groupe Partouche.

Full Story: Bwin In Belgian Partnership On Internet Gambling »

NEW JERSEY PRESSING AHEAD WITH ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION (Update)

14th December, 2012 at 01:12:26
Amended bill scheduled for Assembly vote next Monday

New Jersey state Senator Ray Lesniak has been successful in including his bill A2578 among the 28 bills scheduled for voting on Monday December 17, paving the way for Atlantic City land casinos to offer intrastate online casino and poker gambling as well.

Full Story: New Jersey Pressing Ahead With Online Gambling Legalisation (update) »

INTERNATIONAL ACTION AS ASIAN COPS BUST ONLINE GAMBLING RING

14th December, 2012 at 01:12:26
Illegal operations across China, Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar generated turnover of US$1.75 billion

Police units from four different Asian countries - China, Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar - have collaborated in a two year international investigation which culminated this week in the announcement that a major online gambling ring had been taken down.

Full Story: International Action As Asian Cops Bust Online Gambling Ring »

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN DELAYS GERMAN TREATY VOTE

14th December, 2012 at 01:12:26
Vote on law to overturn liberal online gambling regime put off until next year

Perhaps concerned by the criticism of the European Commission on its draft proposals to abandon its own EC-approved online gambling laws in favour of re-joining the restrictive German Interstate Treaty (see previous reports), Schleswig Holstein lawmakers failed to hold a second reading on their new bill this week.

Full Story: Schleswig-holstein Delays German Treaty Vote »

NEW DIRECTOR FOR PADDY POWER

14th December, 2012 at 01:12:26
Ulric Jerome appointed to the board as a non-executive director

The Irish online and land gambling group Paddy Power plc has announced the appointment of Ulric Jerome as a new non-executive director, and as a member of the firm's Audit Committee.

Full Story: New Director For Paddy Power »