Gambling News 26th April, 2013

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SHFL TO USE UNITY DEVELOPMENT MIDDLEWARE

26th April, 2013 at 13:26:11
Will US gaming content firm put Unity product to work on online poker?

Unity Technologies, provider of multi-platform engine and development tools, announced its second with a gaming company this week, signing up SHFL (formerly known as Shufflemaster) in a multi-year strategic partnership.

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PLAYTECH EXTENDS R.A.Y. DEAL

26th April, 2013 at 13:26:11
Another two years agreed

Online gambling software provider Playtech plc has announced that it has extended its gaming content partnership with Rahaautomaattiyhdistys ('RAY') - the state-owned Finnish Slot Machine Association - for a further two years.

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NEW YORK GAMBLING RING BUST CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM (Update)

26th April, 2013 at 13:26:11
Billionaire hedge fund manager declined ambassadorial appointment due to links with defendant

The New York Post reported Friday that billionaire hedge fund manager Marc Lasry has turned down a US ambassadorial post in France due to his association with an allegedly Russian organised crime gambling ring busted by federal agents last week (see previous reports).

Full Story: New York Gambling Ring Bust Claims Another Victim (update) »

IGT RELEASES Q2-2013 NUMBERS

26th April, 2013 at 03:36:53
Interactive operations showing impressive increases

International Game Technology has posted its Q2-2013 results, showing impressive gains in interactive operations, mainly through the company's social gaming investment in DoubleDown Casino.

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POPCAP AND QUICKLIME GAME DEVELOPMENT STUDIOS TO CLOSE

26th April, 2013 at 03:36:53
Vancouver casualties of Electronic Arts' restructuring

The Vancouver online gaming development studios of Popcap and Quicklime are to be shuttered by parent Electronic Arts as part of its extensive program of reorganisation, according to a report in the Vancouver Sun Thursday.

Full Story: Popcap And Quicklime Game Development Studios To Close »