Gambling News 20th March, 2013

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TOP ONLINE GAMBLING EXEC WARNS AUSSIES ON IN-PLAY BETTING

20th March, 2013 at 23:45:16
"One of the most uneducated comments that can be made about sport and its integrity, is that 'in-play betting' would lead to fixings."

With the completion of the Sportingbet deal that will give William Hill plc a major Australian presence (see previous reports) under his belt, Will Hill chief exec Ralph Topping came out firing in an interview with The Australian newspaper Wednesday, debunking some of the more misinformed comments made by politicians and journalists, and warning that prohibitions on key trends like in-play betting will only push Aussie internet punters to offshore websites.

Full Story: Top Online Gambling Exec Warns Aussies On In-play Betting »

MEDIA CORP IN BOXNATION WHITE LABEL DEAL

20th March, 2013 at 23:45:16
Boxing and betting go hand in hand

Media Corporation, the owner of the now defunct Purple Lounge operation, has announced an exclusive agreement with Boxing Channel Media (BCM).

Full Story: Media Corp In Boxnation White Label Deal »

TROPEZIA PALACE LAUNCH LEANDER AND SHERIFF GAMES

20th March, 2013 at 23:45:16
Popular games from leading developers to be integrated into games offering

Tropezia Palace Casino has taken on a full suite of games from Leander Games and Sheriff Gaming to augment its existing BetSoft portfolio.

Full Story: Tropezia Palace Launch Leander And Sheriff Games »

BETTING PROMOTION PARTNERS WITH PLUS-FIVE GAMING

20th March, 2013 at 23:45:16
Provision of Sports Book services

Betting Promotion has entered into a service agreement with Plus-Five Gaming for the provision of a newly developed sportsbook product.

Full Story: Betting Promotion Partners With Plus-five Gaming »

GAMCARE CALLS ON INDUSTRY TO DISPLAY HELPLINE IN ADVERTISING

20th March, 2013 at 23:45:16
Voluntary inclusion of problem gambling helpline number

Problem gambling association GamCare president Lord Sharman called for the gambling industry to display GamCare's freephone help line number on all gambling advertising.

Full Story: Gamcare Calls On Industry To Display Helpline In Advertising »

LADBROKES DENIES DEAL FOR AUSSIE BOOKMAKER

20th March, 2013 at 02:55:20
"We've had no contact," says spokesman

Sportsbetting, poker, bingo and online casino operator Ladbrokes has become the latest major betting company to deny it is making a move to acquire the top Aussie independent bookmaker Tom Waterhouse.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Denies Deal For Aussie Bookmaker »