Gambling News 23rd April, 2013

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GLOBANT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BALLY TECHNOLOGIES

23rd April, 2013 at 15:37:15


Will develop land-based and interactive casino games

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PENNSYLVANIA ONLINE GAMBLING BILL CONTENT (Update)

23rd April, 2013 at 15:37:15


Only existing category 3 slot machine licensees eligible to operate internet gambling?

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3DICE NEW SLOT COMING SOON

23rd April, 2013 at 15:37:15
Enchanted Spins just out of beta testing

Online punters appointed to beta test the latest online slot from the Angle Gaming studios in Belgium at 3Dice casino report that the game has been titled Enchanted Spins, and includes a bonus round, expanding wizard wilds turbo-mode for the impatient and great music and sound effects.

Full Story: 3dice New Slot Coming Soon »

PADDY POWER SHARES TAKE A HIT

23rd April, 2013 at 15:37:15
5.7 percent decline following analyst's downgrade

Savvy investors in the UK online and land gambling PLC Paddy Power have become accustomed over the last few years to seeing analyst praise in the form of 'outperform' ratings, but this week prospects in the Italian online market caused an unexpected reversal.

Full Story: Paddy Power Shares Take A Hit »

MECCA AND GROSVENOR CASINO BRANDS LAUNCH AINSWORTH TITLES

23rd April, 2013 at 15:37:15
Land based-titles adapted to online through GameAccount Network

A deal agreed between GameAccount and Ainsworth Game Technology in November 2012 (see previous AZ Online Casinos report) has come to fruition with the release of Ainsworth Game Technology's Roaming Reels and Dragon Lines on Rank Interactive 's Mecca Games site earlier this month.

Full Story: Mecca And Grosvenor Casino Brands Launch Ainsworth Titles »

MGT CAPITAL INVESTMENTS ACQUIRE FANTASY SPORTS FIRM

23rd April, 2013 at 05:51:14
First time online gambling operational venture for investment firm

MGT Sports Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of MGT Capital Investments has ventured into the online and mobile gaming and wagering industry with the acquisition of a controlling interest of 65 percent in FanTD LLC.

Full Story: Mgt Capital Investments Acquire Fantasy Sports Firm »

BODOG ASIA APPOINTS MARKETING OPERATIONS EXEC

23rd April, 2013 at 05:51:14
To be headquartered at BodogNation Manila

Bodog Asia has appointed Izhar Biran to the position Marketing Operations Director.

Full Story: Bodog Asia Appoints Marketing Operations Exec »

GENESIS GAMING LAUNCH NEW QUICKFIRE GAMES

23rd April, 2013 at 05:51:14
3 new slot games for Microgaming's no-download platform

Las Vegas-based gaming development studio Genesis Gaming has launched 3 new games this April. The games will launch on the Quickfire Platform powered by Microgaming (list of Microgaming casinos) on the 28th April.

Full Story: Genesis Gaming Launch New Quickfire Games »

NEW YORK INVESTMENT FIRM LAUDS POTENTIAL FOR ONLINE GAMBLING

23rd April, 2013 at 03:03:03
MGT Capital's takeover of fantasy sport betting business is just the start

The New York investment company MGT Capital Investments put its corporate toe in the online gambling water this week, announcing that it is about to take a controlling interest in an established fantasy sports betting operation branded FanTD LLC.

Full Story: New York Investment Firm Lauds Potential For Online Gambling »

WSEX CO-FOUNDER REPORTED DEAD (Update)

23rd April, 2013 at 03:03:03
Foul play not suspected in Shillinger demise

Steve Shillinger, one of the co-founders of pioneering sports betting company World Sports Exchange, which closed its doors this week due to financial problems (see previous report) was found dead from a gunshot wound Saturday, reports the information portal Gambling911.

Full Story: Wsex Co-founder Reported Dead (update) »

OPAP SALE: PRIVATISATION BODY RECONSIDERS ITS POSITION (Update)

23rd April, 2013 at 03:03:03
One bidder left, and it's a disappointingly low offer

The news Monday that U.S. activist investment fund Third Point had been disqualified from the sale of Greek gambling monopoly OPAP (see previous report) means that only one bidder is left in the race...and the offer from that bidder is disappointingly low.

Full Story: Opap Sale: Privatisation Body Reconsiders Its Position (update) »

DEBATE CONTINUES ON NEW JERSEY TAX HARVEST FROM INTERNET GAMBLING

23rd April, 2013 at 03:03:03
State estimates out of line with other independent studies.

The debate around how much tax New Jersey will reap from legalised online gambling in the state (see previous reports) continued this week with the publication New Jersey.com publishing comparative figures from a number of studies.

Full Story: Debate Continues On New Jersey Tax Harvest From Internet Gambling »