Gambling News 04th February, 2013

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ASPECT GAMING COMPLETES LONGSHOT INTERACTIVE ACQUISITION

04th February, 2013 at 14:42:38
Valuable proprietary Baccarat game for deployment in Asian market across multiple channels.

Asian-based gaming supplier Aspect Gaming has announced the completion of its acquisition of Longshot Interactive, a Las Vegas-based casino games developer focused on the Asian market, for an undisclosed consideration.

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ISOFTBET PARTNERS WITH OPENBET

04th February, 2013 at 14:42:38
Expansion into Italian market

Online gambling software developer iSoftBet has entered into an interactive gaming partnership agreement with software provider OpenBet to supply a range of games through their Italian platform.

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SHERIFF GAMING HOT OFF ANOTHER TWO DEALS

04th February, 2013 at 09:18:36
Land-based firm's showing a keen interest in adapting online games

3D games developer Sheriff Gaming (Sheriff) is racking them up with the announcement of two new game supply deals, this week.

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BETVICTOR LAUNCHES B2B WEBSITE

04th February, 2013 at 09:18:36
Established betting firm to showcase products and services in B2B initiative

Betting firm BetVictor has launched a website showcasing their new business to business products and services at betvictorb2b.com.

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KOOLBIT OFFERS REAL-MONEY MOBILE GAMES SUITE

04th February, 2013 at 09:18:36
Expands from Social Gaming platform

VentureBeat reports the launch of a new real-money mobile gambling destination at iGOSlots.com from gaming start-up Koolbit.

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BETTECH GAMING SPORTS BETTING SOLUTION LAUNCHES

04th February, 2013 at 09:18:36
South African roots, an International product

Cape-Town based sportsbetting solution provider BetTech Gaming will launch at ICE Totally Gaming 2013 this week.

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MICROGAMING DEBUTS PLAYBOY LIVE DEALER STUDIO

04th February, 2013 at 09:18:36
Live dealers in the signature Playboy bunny costume and a full suite of Live Dealer games

Microgaming has announced the launch of a Live Dealer studio surrounding the iconic adult brand Playboy.

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ENTERACTION AND ALDERNEY GAMBLING JOIN SOCIAL GAMING ASSOCIATION

04th February, 2013 at 09:18:36
Fostering socially responsible standards in the social gaming environment

The Social Gaming Association has grown its membership with the addition of social gaming technology provider Enteraction in the category Accredited member and advisor to the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, Alderney Gambling, as a Governmental member.

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RACING RICHES ARCHIVE FROM REEL SPORTS

04th February, 2013 at 09:18:36
Archive sports footage forms the foundation of the game

Casino and sportsbook games developer Reel Sports has launched a non-skill, fixed odds game titled Racing Riches Archive that allows players to wager on embedded video clips of historic sporting action.

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CANADIAN COPS BUST SUPER BOWL ONLINE BETTING PARTY

04th February, 2013 at 02:11:17
Platinum SB, an online sports-book and casino, alleged to be the organiser of the gambling event.

The Canadian media are widely reporting on a major police raid that featured armed SWAT-like officers halting an alleged internet sports betting party in Toronto over the weekend.

Full Story: Canadian Cops Bust Super Bowl Online Betting Party »

GREEKS CHANGE TAX THRESHOLD ON GAMBLING WINS

04th February, 2013 at 02:11:17
Move seen by observers as a move by government to protect monopoly OPAP's sales performance

The Greek newspaper Ekathimerini reports that the Greek government is attempting to protect the sales performance of its partly owned gambling monopoly OPAP by introducing a tax-free threshold on small gambling winnings.

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