Gambling News 18th July, 2013

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MOBILE GAMBLING TECHNOLOGY DISPUTE HEADED FOR COURT

18th July, 2013 at 12:00:04
Troubled futures broker suing Cantor Gaming over decade-old technology investment

The bankrupt futures broker Refco has launched a legal action in a New York District Court against Cantor Gaming over a mobile gambling technology investment it made in the company's predecessor over ten years ago.

Full Story: Mobile Gambling Technology Dispute Headed For Court »

MARTIAL ARTS HERO FEATURES IN NEW ONLINE SLOT

18th July, 2013 at 12:00:04
iSoftBet releases new 5 reel, 243 ways-to-win Bruce Lee slot

Online gambling games provider iSoftBet has announced the upcoming release of its latest addition to a games inventory that is now around 400-strong....a 5-reel, 243 Ways-to-Win online slot branded on the famous but deceased martial arts hero Bruce Lee.

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SKYBET IN UK FOOTBALL SPONSORSHIP DEAL

18th July, 2013 at 12:00:04
Online gambling operator to support The Football League for five years

British internet gambling operator SkyBet has inked a 5 year sponsorship deal with The Football League. The deal includes renaming the League's flagship competition âEUR˜The Sky Bet Football League', with its three divisions being titled âEUR˜The Sky Bet Championship', âEUR˜Sky Bet League 1' and âEUR˜Sky Bet League ...

Full Story: Skybet In Uk Football Sponsorship Deal »

RECORD REVENUES FOR 32RED IN TRADING UPDATE

18th July, 2013 at 05:59:34
Softer trading in Italian market offset by strength of core brand

Online gaming operator 32Red Plc has presented record revenues in its First Half 2013 trading update despite softer than expected revenues derived from the Italian market. 32Red operates 4 Microgaming-powered casinos including 32red.it which specifically targets the Italian market.

Full Story: Record Revenues For 32red In Trading Update »

BETFRED TO SPONSOR BOXING

18th July, 2013 at 05:59:34
Deal signed with Frank Warren Promotions and BoxNation

Tier one Brit online and land bookie Betfred has inked a deal with boxing promoter Frank Warren Promotions and 24-hour boxing television channel BoxNation to become the title sponsor of two British boxing events this summer.

Full Story: Betfred To Sponsor Boxing »

ARJEL RELEASES FRENCH ONLINE GAMBLING NUMBERS

18th July, 2013 at 05:59:34
Despite the whinges, the French market outperforms Italy and Spain

Numbers from the French regulator ARJEL Wednesday showed that despite complaints of high taxation and the need for reform, the French market outperformed its national equivalents in Italy and Spain.

Full Story: Arjel Releases French Online Gambling Numbers »

BETABLE IN THE MONEY

18th July, 2013 at 05:59:34
Latest round of financing values the betting company at more than $80 million.

Online gambling group Betable is reportedly in the money again following its latest round of financing, which investment media claims has raised up to $20 million, although the company has not yet confirmed this.

Full Story: Betable In The Money »

LITTLE THAT IS NEW EMERGES FROM SENATE SUB-COMMITTEE HEARING (Update)

18th July, 2013 at 05:59:34
And only half the designated committee members pitch up.

In what is perhaps an indication of the gravitas some US senators attribute to finding out more about online gambling, a Senate sub-committee hearing this week ground through repeatedly made and often irrelevant arguments; the chairlady left after starting proceedings; and only half of the designated committee members pitched up to educate themselves.

Full Story: Little That Is New Emerges From Senate Sub-committee Hearing (update) »