Gambling News 03rd October, 2013

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REELS LINKED IN NEW NETENT SLOT

03rd October, 2013 at 16:37:23
Swedish online gambling software developer takes a fresh look at slot mechanics.

Online punters with a penchant for Net Entertainment slots will be looking forward to the November release of a new game currently nearing completion titled Twin Spin.

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AMPLE PRECAUTIONS TO STOP MONEY LAUNDERING IN INTERNET GAMBLING

03rd October, 2013 at 16:37:23
Financial chief says it's time for Congress to federally legalise online gambling.

The Washington political newspaper The Hill carried an op-ed article Thursday written by Chris Thom, chairman of Secure Trading, Inc and for eleven years the main man on risk matters at MasterCard.

Full Story: Ample Precautions To Stop Money Laundering In Internet Gambling »

FRENCH BETTING GROUP ENJOYS A GOOD THIRD QUARTER

03rd October, 2013 at 16:37:23
France Pari turnover grows 24 percent as gross gaming revenues reach Euro 600,000

French betting group and sportsbook technology provider France Pari reported a positive Q3-2013 performance from both its business-to-consumer and business-to-business activities this week, advising that revenues rose 24 percent to Euro 3.25 million (Q3-2012: Euro 2.65 million).

Full Story: French Betting Group Enjoys A Good Third Quarter »

PIGGS PEAK SURRENDERS ITS SWAZILAND GAMBLING LICENCE

03rd October, 2013 at 16:37:23
Government agency takes over the operation of the land casino.

Casino Enterprises, which formerly operated the Piggs Peak land and online casino enterprises, has returned its gambling operator licence to the Swaziland government, saying that it has decided to cease involvement in Piggs Peak following legal decisions in neighbouring South Africa which crippled its online gambling business.

Full Story: Piggs Peak Surrenders Its Swaziland Gambling Licence »

MINI STARBURST LAUNCHED BY ONLINE GAMBLING PROVIDER

03rd October, 2013 at 06:46:31
Net Entertainment introduces a play-anywhere version of a popular online game

The Swedish online gambling software developer Net Entertainment launched a new mini and mobile version of its popular Starburst slot Thursday, giving punters the option of a "play anywhere" game dubbed Starburst Mini (source mobilecasinosfaq.com).

Full Story: Mini Starburst Launched By Online Gambling Provider »

WESTMINSTER VERY INTERESTED IN ONLINE GAMBLING

03rd October, 2013 at 06:46:31
Gambling websites receive 700,000 hits a year from computers in parliament

Brit parliamentarians and their staff appear to be keenly interested in online gambling, judging by figures released this week by monitors of internet traffic in the political centre.

Full Story: Westminster Very Interested In Online Gambling »

S.A. MANUFACTURING LICENCE FOR BET TECH GAMING

03rd October, 2013 at 06:46:31
Sports betting serviuce also gets a boost with the arrival of former Sportingbet trader Mike Shea.

BetTech Gaming has broadened its South African partnership opportunities following the award of a National Manufacturers Licence in South Africa, and the addition to its expert staff of former Sportingbet trader Mike Shea.

Full Story: S.a. Manufacturing Licence For Bet Tech Gaming »

ASIAN MARKETS ARE CONSIDERING ONLINE GAMBLING OPTIONS

03rd October, 2013 at 06:46:31
Singapore and Thailand may be taking the first steps on the road to regulation.

The publication Gaming Asia reports that online gambling is appearing on the political agenda in Singapore and Thailand.

Full Story: Asian Markets Are Considering Online Gambling Options »

MACAU GAMBLING REVENUES CONTINUE TO RISE

03rd October, 2013 at 06:46:31
Revenues up 21.4 percent in September 2013.

Gambling revenue in China's offshore casino hub of Macau rose 21.4 percent in September year-on-year, on robust spending by affluent gamblers, reports the Reuters news agency.

Full Story: Macau Gambling Revenues Continue To Rise »

HOLLAND CASINO PLACED UNDER SUPERVISION (Update)

03rd October, 2013 at 06:46:31
Dutch gambling monopoly's debts headed towards Euro 100 million.

The Dutch state land gambling monopoly Holland Casino Group has been put under direct supervision because its finances are in such poor shape, the Financieele Dagblad reported Thursday.

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WILLIAM HILL DIGITAL GAMBLING PROFITS DECLINE IN Q3-2013

03rd October, 2013 at 06:46:31
One of the group's strongest divisions experienced a 28 percent dip.

UK's biggest gambling group, William Hill plc, which recently expanded in both the United States and Australia on the back of excellent online and mobile gambling results (see previous reports) has suffered a 28 percent decline in digital division profits despite a boost from mobile operations.

Full Story: William Hill Digital Gambling Profits Decline In Q3-2013 »

CHINESE ILLEGAL GAMBLING KINGPIN ARRESTED IN MANILA

03rd October, 2013 at 01:55:12
Zhang's criminal activities said to have impacted 40,000 victims in China.

Officers from the Philippines Bureau of Immigration in Manila reported arresting an important fugitive from the Chinese law enforcement authorities Wednesday.

Full Story: Chinese Illegal Gambling Kingpin Arrested In Manila »