Gambling News 19th December, 2012

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NEW ONLINE CASINO LICENSES...FROM SCHLESWIG HOLSTEIN!

19th December, 2012 at 09:32:02
The German online gambling scene just became even more complicated.

If you thought the online gambling scene in Schleswig Holstein, a state in Germany that is currently betwixt and between a gambling treaty with other German states and compliance with its own EU approved gambling laws (see previous reports), be prepared to add another element of confusion to the mix.

Full Story: New Online Casino Licenses...from Schleswig Holstein! »

ABZORBA GAMES HITS A MILLION APP INSTALLS

19th December, 2012 at 08:51:27
Mobile social casino success for Greek developer

The Athens-based games developer AbZorba Games is enjoying success with its Hub of Fun mobile social casino product, which this week reached the key milestone of 1 million app installations.

Full Story: Abzorba Games Hits A Million App Installs »

NEW MOBILE GAMBLING DEAL FOR NYX INTERACTIVE

19th December, 2012 at 08:51:27
Now iGaming2go signs up for MOVE OGS

Barely days after announcing a mobile gambling partnership with games developer Luckee, Stockholm-based NYX Interactive has inked another MOVE OGS deal, this time with iGaming2go, an HTML5 developer of games.

Full Story: New Mobile Gambling Deal For Nyx Interactive »

MEDIA CORP PUTS EYECONOMY INTO ADMINISTRATION

19th December, 2012 at 08:51:27
Another failure for London-listed company

Media Corp plc, which earlier this year put subsidiary Purple Lounge Poker into liquidation, owing players money, has now placed its internet advertising subsidiary Eyeconomy Limited into administration with KRE Corporate Recovery LLP.

Full Story: Media Corp Puts Eyeconomy Into Administration »

SAUCY SANTA IN NEW PADDY POWER ONLINE SLOT

19th December, 2012 at 08:51:27
An amusing festive take on a raunchy best-selling novel

Mobile gambling games developer Probability plc and cheeky online casino operator Paddy Power plc have combined in launching a tongue-in-cheek internet gambling take on the best-selling novel series "Fifty Shades" which took the female demographic by storm earlier this year.

Full Story: Saucy Santa In New Paddy Power Online Slot »

LOS ANGELES TV GROUP IN MOVE INTO SOCIAL CASINO GAMING

19th December, 2012 at 03:37:48
BHE sets sights on new media with MX Digital deal

Los Angeles-based television group Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television announced Tuesday that it has acquired a 50 percent equity interest in social games developer MX Digital with a view to opening up new media opportunities in the social casino sector.

Full Story: Los Angeles Tv Group In Move Into Social Casino Gaming »

ONLINE GAMBLING RAIDS CONTINUE IN BORNEO

19th December, 2012 at 03:37:48
23 computers seized and three arrested in latest operation

Police in Miri, Norneo report that a raid targeted on illegal online gambling operators Tuesday resulted in the arrest of three suspects and the confiscation of 23 computers.

Full Story: Online Gambling Raids Continue In Borneo »

ANTIGUA PROTESTS AT LACK OF WTO ACTION ON GAMBLING DISPUTE WITH THE USA

19th December, 2012 at 03:37:48
Island government spokesman says it has not been allowed to raise its on-going dispute with the United States on Internet gambling

The United States has apparently again been successful in stalling World Trade Organisation action in its long-running dispute with Antigua and Barbuda over online gambling.

Full Story: Antigua Protests At Lack Of Wto Action On Gambling Dispute With The Usa »

CONFUSION IN GREECE ON INTERNET GAMBLING

19th December, 2012 at 03:37:48
Does the Ministry of Finance communicate with the Hellenic Gaming Commission?

With a major row brewing over the Greek Ministry of Finance's offer to give up-for-sale OPAP a ten year monopoly on internet gambling (see previous reports) it appeared this week that the communications between the Ministry and the Hellenic Gaming Commission leave much to be desired.

Full Story: Confusion In Greece On Internet Gambling »

NEW JERSEY AWAITS SPORTS BETTING DECISION

19th December, 2012 at 03:37:48
Judge elects to present decision in writing after hour-long oral hearing

In an hour-long hearing Tuesday that was well-attended by interested parties, lawyers for New Jersey and the major US sports leagues argued for and against the Garden State offering sports betting, effectively defying the discriminatory and federal PASPA.

Full Story: New Jersey Awaits Sports Betting Decision »

NINJAS COMING TO 3DICE CASINO

19th December, 2012 at 03:37:48
Teaser campaign heralds imminent release of new online slot

Online casino 3Dice was using Twitter and Youtube this week in a tease campaign heralding the possibly imminent arrival of a new online slot titled Kyoko's Quest.

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