Gambling News 26th March, 2013

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ILLINOIS GOVERNOR NOT ENTHUSIASTIC ON INTERNET GAMBLING (Update)

26th March, 2013 at 16:23:47
Quinn has reservations about adding online gambling to land casino proposals

The legalisation of online gambling in Illinois (see previous reports) is not a prospect that Governor Pat Quinn regards with enthusiasm, a local radio station reported this week.

Full Story: Illinois Governor Not Enthusiastic On Internet Gambling (update) »

BALLY TO ADD AINSWORTH CONTENT TO E-GAMING PLATFORM

26th March, 2013 at 16:23:47
Ainsworth to supply a range of online casino games

Bally Technologies, Inc., the US land and online gambling supplier, has signed another e-gaming related agreement, this one for a range of online casino games from Ainsworth Game Technology.

Full Story: Bally To Add Ainsworth Content To E-gaming Platform »

NORWEGIANS STILL USING OFFSHORE INTERNET GAMBLING SITES

26th March, 2013 at 16:23:47
Survey commissioned by Norwegian Gambling Board produces some surprising results

Norwegian online gambling regulators were given pause for thought this week following the results of a survey it commissioned to study how Norwegian punters gamble on the Internet.

Full Story: Norwegians Still Using Offshore Internet Gambling Sites »

BALLY E-GAMBLING PLATFORM TO INTEGRATE GEOLOCATION SYSTEM

26th March, 2013 at 09:28:43
GeoComply signs partnership agreement with US major

The US land and online gambling content group Bally Technologies has inked a deal with geolocation firm GeoComply that will enable it to include geolocation capability in its e-gaming platform.

Full Story: Bally E-gambling Platform To Integrate Geolocation System »

BETSSON MALTA SIGNS FOR NYX INTERACTIVE GAMES

26th March, 2013 at 09:28:43
Titles will be suitable for both PC and mobile devices.

Online gambling content developer NYX Interactive and internet gambling operator group Betsson Malta have reached agreement on a deal that will see NYX provide a selection of its NYX OGS games.

Full Story: Betsson Malta Signs For Nyx Interactive Games »

SPORTS BETTING LEADS THE CHARGE IN U.K. ONLINE GAMBLING

26th March, 2013 at 05:38:26
New report references several recent surveys

The British research company Stickyeyes has compiled an interesting statistical study that references several leading data sources to draw a picture of the current UK online gambling industry.

Full Story: Sports Betting Leads The Charge In U.k. Online Gambling »

EARLIER INTRODUCTION FOR THE BRIT P.O.C. GAMBLING TAX?

26th March, 2013 at 05:38:26
UK government official says the infrastructure could be ready to go 8 months earlier than planned

With the debate about the legality of the proposed UK point-of-consumption based remote gambling tax still swirling around the issue, a British government official this week reported that the infrastructure supporting such a policy could be ready for implementation as early as April 2014 - eight months ahead of previous estimates on implementation.

Full Story: Earlier Introduction For The Brit P.o.c. Gambling Tax? »

GVC POSTS FY 2012 RESULTS AND TRADING UPDATE

26th March, 2013 at 05:38:26
Revenues up 34 percent to Euro 59.6 million

Online gambling group and b2b services provider GVC Holdings plc posted preliminary results for the full year ended December 31 2012 on Tuesday, along with a trading update.

Full Story: Gvc Posts Fy 2012 Results And Trading Update »

BETONSOFT RELEASES SEVEN NEW GAMES ON UPDATED MOBILE WEB CLIENT

26th March, 2013 at 05:38:26
Android, iOS and Windows Phone all covered in new update

Online gambling software developer BetOnSoft has released its Mobile Web Client 1.2, an updated version of its software for Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Full Story: Betonsoft Releases Seven New Games On Updated Mobile Web Client »

GEORGIA COUNTY IN INTERNET GAMBLING BLITZ

26th March, 2013 at 05:38:26
Police and enforcement officials raid 7 gas station shops

Enforcement officials in Floyd County, Georgia have raided seven gas station stores after a nine month investigation into alleged online 'sweepstakes' style gambling on the premises.

Full Story: Georgia County In Internet Gambling Blitz »

INTRALOT LAUNCHES MOBILE GAMES FOR PERU

26th March, 2013 at 05:38:26
Adding a new dimension to lottery and sports betting in Peru

Intralot de Peru, an Intralot subsidiary providing lottery and sports betting in the South American country, has launched a new mobile wagering service.

Full Story: Intralot Launches Mobile Games For Peru »