Gambling News 04th September, 2013

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PADDY POWER SPONSORS BADBOY RODMAN'S NORTH KOREAN TRIP

04th September, 2013 at 16:02:53
Another publicity coup for online and land gambling house

Paddy Power's always imaginative marketing team scored another publicity coup this week, sponsoring a visit to North Korea by former basketball star and controversial badboy, Dennis Rodman (52).

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EUROPEAN ONLINE GAMBLING EXEC HIRED BY U.S. CASINO FOR INTERNET POST

04th September, 2013 at 16:02:53
Former Betclic exec will head up Landry's Golden Nugget venture in New Jersey

In yet another indication of its serious ambitions in the U.S. online gambling sector Golden Nugget owners Landrys Inc has hired former Betclic executive Thomas Winter (39) to head up its online business as the land gambling company prepares for the start of legalised online gambling in New Jersey in November this year.

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LADBROKES EXTEND OPENBET RELATIONSHIP

04th September, 2013 at 15:20:04
Fifteen year relationship extended for another three years

UK Bookmaker Ladbrokes will extend its 15 year relationship with Openbet for the provision of the technology backing its online sportsbook and games products.

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PLAY'N GO GAMES CERTIFIED FOR ITALIAN MARKET

04th September, 2013 at 15:20:04
Expansion into another jurisdiction

Mobile casino game provider Play'n GO has completed the certification of its casino games for the Italian market, the company said today.

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BELGIAN AUTHORITY ADDS TO BLACKLIST

04th September, 2013 at 15:20:04
Another four join the list

The Belgian gambling authority, Kansspelcommissie, published its latest blacklist with the addition of another four operators.

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LANDRY'S HIRES FORMER BETCLIC CEO

04th September, 2013 at 15:20:04
Will oversee push into online gaming

Golden Nugget Casino owner Landry's Inc. has appointed Thomas Winter (39) to the position vice president of online gaming in a bid to advance the launch of its internet betting service in Nevada and New Jersey.

Full Story: Landry's Hires Former Betclic Ceo »

OIL EXEC STOLE FROM EMPLOYER TO FUND GAMBLING

04th September, 2013 at 09:43:55
Gross breach of trust, said Judge

Shelly Reilly (41) an executive director in the oil industry who stole and lost GBP 231 000 from her Monaco-based employer Scorpio UK was sentenced in the Southwark Crown Court by Judge David Higgins to 18 months imprisonment this week.

Full Story: Oil Exec Stole From Employer To Fund Gambling »

BWIN.PARTY SELECTS CAMS FOR U.S. VENTURES

04th September, 2013 at 09:43:55
Age verification and identification services in the United States of America

CAMS LLC verification service provider has been selected by bwin.party digital entertainment plc to provide age verification and identification services in the United States.

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BET SMART MEDIA HELPS FOOTBALL PUNTERS WITH NEW SERVICE

04th September, 2013 at 01:52:39
Using âEUR˜big data', soccer fans can score this season.

Bet Smart Media has partnered with sports data company Opta to offer Brit punters a new advantage in predicting winners through the use of accurate and comprehensive historical statistics.

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LADBROKES MAKES AUSTRALIAN ONLINE GAMBLING ACQUISITION

04th September, 2013 at 01:52:39
UK betting group buys Aussie sports betting operator

The British online and land betting group Ladbrokes has announced its agreement to acquire Australian sports betting operator Gaming Investments Pty Ltd for an initial consideration of A$22.5 million, approximately GBP 13 million plus an earnout payable at the end of 3 years which is based on the EBITDA for Ladbrokes Australia for the year ending 30 June 2016.

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