Gambling News 24th September, 2013

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NET ENTERTAINMENT IN GLOBAL GAME SUPPLY DEAL WITH GTECH

24th September, 2013 at 15:06:40
Expansion into new market segment

Net Entertainment has entered into a global game supply deal for World Lottery Association (WLA) customers through an exclusive deal with SPIELO International UK Limited, a subsidiary of GTECH S.p.A.

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CHURCHILL DOWNS' TWIN SPIRES SET BACK IN TEXAS

24th September, 2013 at 15:06:40
Judge confirms no online wagering in Texas

Churchill Downs' legal challenge on a Texan Law banning online gambling has been rejected by Federal Judge James R. Nowlin.

Full Story: Churchill Downs' Twin Spires Set Back In Texas »

CANTOR GAMING GOES CRUISING

24th September, 2013 at 15:06:40
Mobile play while in international waters

Cantor Gaming has entered into an agreement with Celebrity Cruises for the provision of the cruise industry's first complete mobile casino gaming solution.

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ONLINE GAMBLING BUST IN CHINA

24th September, 2013 at 15:06:40
Debt collecting tactics lead to gambling ring's demise

Shanghai Police have detained 43 suspects accused of running an online gambling ring which is thought to have wagered around 1.7 billion Yuan (US$276 million) through online casinos.

Full Story: Online Gambling Bust In China »

GAMEACCOUNT TO TAKE KONAMI CONTENT ONLINE

24th September, 2013 at 06:38:02
Aligned strategies make for a solid partnership

Konami Gaming has chosen GameAccount Network (GAN) as its strategic partner to bring its gaming content online.

Full Story: Gameaccount To Take Konami Content Online »

U.K. GAMBLING COMMISSION IMPROVES ONLINE SERVICES

24th September, 2013 at 04:53:57
eServices âEUR‛ Operator allows operator licence holders to log in for a variety of assists

The UK Gambling Commission has upgraded its online services for licensed operators, saying in a statement that it plans a series of new internet services through its Gambling Commission.gov.uk website.

Full Story: U.k. Gambling Commission Improves Online Services »

WHISTLEBLOWER HELPED SCUTTLE BANK HANDLING GAMBLING TRANSACTIONS (Update)

24th September, 2013 at 04:53:57
SunFirst's compliance officer did her duty despite pressure.

The news earlier this week that US federal agencies, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, had divvied up seized profits from allegedly illegal gambling financial transaction activities at Utah's SunFirst bank (see previous report) has been followed by an interesting story on how a whistleblower within the company assisted federal authorities.

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BITCOINS PUNTER MAKES OVER A MILLION DOLLARS

24th September, 2013 at 04:53:57
When you win, converting Bitcoins to US dollars can be a profitable affair.

The recent success of an online punter using the virtual currency Bitcoin has once again underlined the growing influence of this virtual currency, which is becoming more widely used in e-commerce and online gambling transactions (see previous reports).

Full Story: Bitcoins Punter Makes Over A Million Dollars »

NETENT LAUNCHES SOUTH PARK ONLINE SLOT

24th September, 2013 at 04:53:57
Popular television series themed to a slot.

Swedish online gambling software provider Net Entertainment has launched its much-publicised new South Park online slot, themed on the popular animated television series.

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PUSH TECHNOLOGY SIGNS UP IN-PLAY BETTING BUSINESS

24th September, 2013 at 04:53:57
Offsidegaming to use technology in expanding its offers

Data distribution specialists Push Technology announced Tuesday that sports betting provider Offsidegaming has selected its high-performance, scalable and real-time data distribution solution, Diffusion, to expand its in-play betting proposition.

Full Story: Push Technology Signs Up In-play Betting Business »

TOP SPORTS ACES FEATURE IN NEW ONLINE CASINO GAMES

24th September, 2013 at 04:53:57
Suite of âEUR˜yes or no' games featuring a dream team of iconic names and international sports footage goes live with BetVictor.

New casino game provider 5050Sports, which incorporates officially licensed archive video clips, has launched with product variants fronted by and featuring top international sportsmen such as Michael Owen, Michael Vaughan, Ricky âEUR˜The Hitman' Hatton and Simon âEUR˜The Wizard' Whitlock.

Full Story: Top Sports Aces Feature In New Online Casino Games »