Gambling News 31st July, 2013

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REALNETWORKS ACQUIRES SLINGO

31st July, 2013 at 14:43:10
Serious about social gambling

Seattle-based RealNetworks has backed up its GameHouse Plus real-money social gaming launch earlier this week (see previous report) with the acquisition of popular social casino games developer Slingo Inc. for a $15.6 million consideration.

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LADBROKES LAUNCH THE ODDSFATHER CAMPAIGN

31st July, 2013 at 14:43:10
Amusing Mafiosa-style Oddsfather meets Austin Powers' nemesis in latest Ladbrokes marketing initiative

Ladbrokes' latest TV ad is making punters an offer they can't refuse in its latest "The Godfather" inspired campaign.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Launch The Oddsfather Campaign »

BULGARIA ADDS ANOTHER TEN TO BLACKLIST

31st July, 2013 at 14:43:10
New additions deemed illegal operations by gambling authority

Hard pressed to compete with Greece 's newly proposed 402 strong illegal online gambling blacklist, the Bulgarian Gambling Authority has added another ten to its own.

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GREEK GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES ONLINE GAMBLING BLACKLIST

31st July, 2013 at 06:26:02
ISPs and financial transactors warned against dealing with around 402 websites

The Greek government sprang a nasty holiday surprise on the market Tuesday, releasing its online gambling blacklist and warning financial institutions and ISPs to block some 402 online gambling operators including most of the regulated and licenced opertaors in the AZOC casino directory.

Full Story: Greek Government Launches Online Gambling Blacklist »

BODOG IN ASIAN BASKETBALL SPONSORSHIP

31st July, 2013 at 06:26:02
Extensive TV and in-stadia coverage

Online gaming firm Bodog Asia has entered into a sponsorship deal that will see it feature prominently over the course of the 2013 FIBA Asia Basketball Championship due to kick off August 1, 2013.

Full Story: Bodog In Asian Basketball Sponsorship »

EVERYMATRIX LAUNCH NYX OGS

31st July, 2013 at 06:26:02
First operator integration complete, rest of customer base to follow

EveryMatrix has taken NYX Interactive's NYX OGS live on Jetbull.com, the culmination of a deal signed earlier this year.

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RUSSIAN ONLINE GAMBLING BUST

31st July, 2013 at 06:26:02
Unnamed bookmaker alleged to have run lucrative online operation

Russian authorities have clamped down on an illegal online gambling operation that is estimated to have brought in 50 million rubles ($1.5 million) per day, the Russian Ministry of the Interior said Wednesday.

Full Story: Russian Online Gambling Bust »

NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING LICENCE WINDOW CLOSES

31st July, 2013 at 04:38:18
Over three dozen companies lodge applications

The big story stateside on Tuesday was the 37 companies that New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced had submitted applications for intrastate online gambling licensing when applications closed.

Full Story: New Jersey Online Gambling Licence Window Closes »

GAMEACCOUNT TEAMS WITH AINSWORTH IN NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING BID

31st July, 2013 at 04:38:18
Partnership will deliver Ainsworth slots online into New Jersey intrastate market

The British Internet gaming system and gaming software provider GameAccount has announced the submission of Ainsworth Game Technology online casino slots to the New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement, positioning Ainsworth to secure online market share from âEUR˜day oneâEUR™ of the New Jersey Internet gaming market.

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BIG DAY FOR DUTCH MOBILE GAMES DEVELOPER

31st July, 2013 at 04:38:18
Twentyfourseven Gaming lists on London's AIM market today

Mobile gambling observers will be watching the AIM listing of Twentyfourseven Gaming in London today with interest.

Full Story: Big Day For Dutch Mobile Games Developer »

MICROGAMING'S PRIMA NETWORKS SIGNS ONLINE GAMES DEAL WITH COGETECH

31st July, 2013 at 04:38:18
Both Flash and download games covered by agreement with Italian giant

Prima Networks Limited, powered by Microgaming, has inked an agreement with Cogetech, one of the leading companies in the Italian gaming market.

Full Story: Microgaming's Prima Networks Signs Online Games Deal With Cogetech »

FITZGERALD INDUSTRIES PLANS NEW ONLINE CASINO LAUNCH

31st July, 2013 at 04:38:18
SlotsMillion to launch later this year

The Curacao-licensed online gambling group Fitzgerald Industries Group N.V. has plans to augment its Tropezia Palace and Casino Solera online casino enterprises with a new venue titled SlotsMillions.

Full Story: Fitzgerald Industries Plans New Online Casino Launch »