Gambling News 25th September, 2013

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UNIBET FILLS HEAD OF NEW CHANNELS POSITION

25th September, 2013 at 17:43:58
Newly created position to oversee mobile, tablet and TV

Unibet Group plc has appointed Robert Smith, the former Head of Technology and Infrastructure at financial spreadbetting firm ETX Capital, to the newly created position Head of New Channels.

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SHERIFF GAMING ADDS TO MOBILE AND WEB PORTFOLIOS

25th September, 2013 at 17:43:58
New 3D animated slot for web and two others adapted for mobile

The creative team at Sheriff Gaming has announced the release of its latest 3D animated slot titled " Las Vegas Fever ".

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AD AGENCIES INVITED TO PITCH FOR LADBROKES ACCOUNT

25th September, 2013 at 17:43:58
GBP 7 Million account under review

Ladbrokes has called for a pitch for its creative advertising account following the departure of chief marketer Stephen Vowles.

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NEW MARVEL THEMED SLOT FROM PLAYTECH

25th September, 2013 at 17:43:58
Spider-Man: Attack of the Green Goblin

Spider-Man confronts his arch nemesis the Green Goblin in Playtech's latest Marvel-themed slot titled Spider-Man: Attack of the Green Goblin.

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CHURCHILL DOWNS SUSPENDS ONLINE WAGERING IN TEXAS (Update)

25th September, 2013 at 17:43:58
Plans to file court appeal

Churchill Downs' TwinSpires.com suspended online wagering from Texas residents Wednesday following the failure of a court challenge on a Texas State ban on internet gambling (see previous report).

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'LEGENDS' SPORTS BETTING DEFENDANT DODGES JAIL-TIME

25th September, 2013 at 02:22:21
But has to pay $250,000 to federal coffers.

Another of the New York defendants in the Legends sports betting bust (see previous report) has been convicted and punished with a $250,000 penalty, although he managed to avoid going to prison for his part in the billion dollar online gambling ring.

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GOOD HALF-YEAR FOR G.V.C. ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP

25th September, 2013 at 02:22:21
Restructure of Sportingbet nearing completion and now profitable

Online gambling group GVC Holdings plc has posted its H1-2013 results for the six months ended 30 June 2013, along with a trading update to 22 September 2013:

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