Gambling News 29th January, 2013

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MAHJONG TIME UPS ITS GAME

29th January, 2013 at 07:55:04
New 'Eon' 3D gaming environment and interface implemented

Mahjong Time launched its new 'Eon' 3D gaming environment and interface Tuesday, which, modelled on the automatic Mahjong tables seen in prestigious Mahjong clubs, allows for full 3D sweeps around the table.

Full Story: Mahjong Time Ups Its Game »

KAHNAWAKE REGULATOR RELEASES 2012 PLAYER DISPUTE STATS

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Over 65 percent of complaints resolved in favour of players

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission, which supervises literally hundreds of online gambling websites licensed in the First Nation sovereign jurisdiction located just outside Montreal in Quebec, has released statistics from its professional Dispute Resolution Officer covering the year 2012.

Full Story: Kahnawake Regulator Releases 2012 Player Dispute Stats »

JOCBET INTRODUCES LIVE DEALER ACTION

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Live streamed video with real dealers in a studio casino setting dealing real cards

Jocbet.com, an online casino, poker and bingo website operated by WantedPlay from Malta, has launched a live dealer service beamed from a studio-casino in Malta.

Full Story: Jocbet Introduces Live Dealer Action »

TRADE BODIES URGE E.C. TO CLAMP DOWN ON ILLEGAL INTERNET GAMBLING

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Europe-wide blacklist suggested.

Three gambling trade bodies, the European Lotteries Association (ELA), European Pari Mutuel Association (EPMA) and European Casino Association (ECA) have joined together in urging the European Commission to fulfill its enforcement mandate and clamp down on illegal online gambling in Europe.

Full Story: Trade Bodies Urge E.c. To Clamp Down On Illegal Internet Gambling »

ANDROID RULES IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Over three devices to one run on Android

The Android and iOS mobile platforms rule the mobile communications market, according to the most recent numbers from Strategy Analytics, which reports that the two formats totally dominate the sector, possessing a 92 percent market share in 2012 through global sales of 700.1 million.

Full Story: Android Rules In Mobile Communications »

POKER PLAYERS ALLIANCE URGES GOVERNOR TO SIGN INTERNET GAMBLING BILL (Update)

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
With less than a week to the deadline left, Gov. Christie is still playing his cards close to the chest.

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has the industry holding its breath as the deadline for his signature approving online gambling legislation (see previous reports) in the Garden State rolls ever closer.

Full Story: Poker Players Alliance Urges Governor To Sign Internet Gambling Bill (update) »

WTO GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO ANTIGUA IN GAMBLING DISPUTE (Update)

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Possibility of a portal that will infuriate US intellectual property rights holders

Good to its promise last week (see previous reports), the Caribbean government of Antigua and Barbuda took its case for relief one more time to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva Monday after another round of talks with US government officials in the decade-long online gambling dispute failed.

Full Story: Wto Gives Green Light To Antigua In Gambling Dispute (update) »

YOUWIN JOINS CONNECT SPORTS BETTING PLATFORM

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Sportsbook and live betting products to be enhanced with Sporting Solutions' pre-match and in-play prices.

Sporting Solutions, the B2B software and data services division of the Sporting Index Group, has signed online and mobile gambling operator Youwin to its Connect Platform.

Full Story: Youwin Joins Connect Sports Betting Platform »

ONLINE GAMES DEVELOPER TO EXPAND AMBITIONS

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Mobile and land games to be added to inventory

Netherlands-based online gambling games developer, Sheriff Gaming has plans to expand into other gambling industry sectors that include mobile gambling and land games.

Full Story: Online Games Developer To Expand Ambitions »

MOBILE GAMBLING FIRM RAISES GBP 2.8 MILLION

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Cash will be used to further B2C business

Mobile gambling technology provider Probability plc announced Tuesday that it has conditionally raised GBP 2.8 million through the placing of 4,421,875 new Ordinary Shares with both new and existing institutional shareholders at a price of 64 pence per Ordinary Share, reports the mobilecasinosfaq.com website today.

Full Story: Mobile Gambling Firm Raises Gbp 2.8 Million »

WILL HILL ISSUES TRADING UPDATE

29th January, 2013 at 05:38:16
Strong performance and positive strategic developments - online net revenue grew by 27 percent

William Hill plc has issued a trading update for the 14 weeks from 26 September 2012 to 1 January 2013 (Q4) and the unaudited 53 weeks to 1 January 2013 (full year).

Full Story: Will Hill Issues Trading Update »