Gambling News 01st July, 2013

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UK GAMBLING COMMISSION PRESENTS INDUSTRY STATS

01st July, 2013 at 15:38:04
Growth in GGY across all sectors except arcades

The UK Gambling Commission published its industry statistics for the year covering October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012 providing a data comparison covering April 2009 to September 2012.

Full Story: Uk Gambling Commission Presents Industry Stats »

BIGGEST EVER MOBILE WIN BY WILLIAM HILL CUSTOMER

01st July, 2013 at 15:38:04
Forklift Driver from Wakefield hits it big

William Hill has made its biggest ever mobile payout to a Cop-The-Lot player who won GBP 866 000 on a GBP6 stake, claiming it to be the biggest ever mobile payout from a bookmaker.

Full Story: Biggest Ever Mobile Win By William Hill Customer »

RGA MEMBERS APPLY FOR GREEK LICENCING

01st July, 2013 at 09:08:23
Greek Government opening itself up to legal claims, says RGA

The Remote Gaming Association (RGA) has said two of its members have submitted applications to the Greek State, the Minister of Finance and the Hellenic Gaming Commission for a five-year licence to provide online gaming services to the Greek market.

Full Story: Rga Members Apply For Greek Licencing »

DUTCH ADVERTISING REGULATIONS IN FORCE

01st July, 2013 at 09:08:23
Gambling Authority extends Sportech Racing permit

As of today (Monday) all gambling providers operating in the Dutch market are required to adhere to the Decree that regulates advertising of gambling products.

Full Story: Dutch Advertising Regulations In Force »

BETLUCK BECOMES LATEST MAHJONG LOGIC LICENCEE

01st July, 2013 at 09:08:23
Plus-Five white label caters for expanding Asian player base

Mahjong Logic Ltd will provide Betluck with its online mahjong product as the online casino increases its focus on the Asian market.

Full Story: Betluck Becomes Latest Mahjong Logic Licencee »

MR GREEN TAKES ON JUMIO ID SOLUTION

01st July, 2013 at 09:08:23
Customers provided with swifter identity verification

Maltese-licenced Mr Green online casino has gone live with online and mobile credentials company Jumio's real-time customer identification solution.

Full Story: Mr Green Takes On Jumio Id Solution »

BETSSON PARTNERS WITH NYX INTERACTIVE

01st July, 2013 at 09:08:23
NYX OGS web and mobile games launched on Betsafe

Betsson Malta Limited announced the lunch of NYX Interactive's NYX OGS games within its online casino gaming suite catering for both PC and mobile devices.

Full Story: Betsson Partners With Nyx Interactive »

ITALIAN ONLINE GAMBLING RING BROKEN UP

01st July, 2013 at 03:57:44
Operation "Jeopardy" focused on the Naples area

Media reports from Modena in Italy indicate that Italian police mounted a massive anti-online gambling operation titled Op Jeopardy late last week, focused on the Naples region and the Casalesi organised crime gang.

Full Story: Italian Online Gambling Ring Broken Up »

COMPULSIVE ONLINE GAMBLER STOLE FROM FRIEND AND EMPLOYER

01st July, 2013 at 03:57:44
2 year prison sentence imposed on UK punter

The Nottingham Crown Court in the UK has sentenced 26-year-old online punter Thomas Masters to 2 years' imprisonment for crimes he committed in trying to raise money to gamble or pay gambling debts.

Full Story: Compulsive Online Gambler Stole From Friend And Employer »

ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP ISSUES TRADING UPDATE

01st July, 2013 at 03:57:44
"Excellent progress" made in Sportingbet integration

Online gambling group GVC Holdings plc issued a trading update Monday, reporting the early restoration of an increased quarterly dividend; progress with the integration of Sportingbet and its trading from the Sportingbet acquisition to 30 June 2013; along with a trading update of the other GVC brands for the period from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2013.

Full Story: Online Gambling Group Issues Trading Update »

MACAU GAMBLING REVENUES SOAR AGAIN

01st July, 2013 at 03:57:44
June 2013 delivers a 21.1 percent rise in y-on-y revenues

June 2013 has been another good month for Macau gambling companies, with the authorities advising that revenues climbed 21.1 percent year-on-year to reach 28.3 billion patacas ($3.54 billion).

Full Story: Macau Gambling Revenues Soar Again »