Gambling News 11th October, 2013

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BELGIAN BASKETBALL TEAM GETS ONLINE GAMBLING SPONSORSHIP

11th October, 2013 at 11:11:59
Bwin.Party can leverage Oostende relationship to create apps and games

Top Belgian basketball team BC Oostende has signed a three year sponsorship deal with online gambling group Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment which includes extending the team's branding into games and apps in addition to the usual elements in such agreements such as in-stadium advertising and promotional and publicity opportunities through the club's social media and website publications.

Full Story: Belgian Basketball Team Gets Online Gambling Sponsorship »

NEW NAME FOR THE WEATHER LOTTERY PLC

11th October, 2013 at 11:11:59
TWL to rebrand as Boxhill plc... with some familiar names on the Board.

The directors of The Weather Lottery plc announced Friday that the lottery company has changed its name to Boxhill Technologies plc as previously intentioned following the acquisitions earlier this year of payments software and processing businesses Poseve and Sormelle, and continued investment in lottery products.

Full Story: New Name For The Weather Lottery Plc »

NEW JERSEY GAMBLING SOFTWARE SUPPLIER HEAVILY FINED

11th October, 2013 at 11:11:59
VS2 Worldwide Communications targeted in state of Ohio attempts to shutdown internet cafe "sweepstakes" style online gambling.

VS2 Worldwide Communications, a New Jersey provider of computers and software to internet cafes in Ohio has been hammered with punitive forfeitures and fines following a plea agreement with Ohio prosecutors.

Full Story: New Jersey Gambling Software Supplier Heavily Fined »

ONLINE CASINO OPERATOR IN HORSE RACING SPONSORSHIP DEAL

11th October, 2013 at 11:11:59
32Red to sponsor All-Weather Championships

The Gibraltar-based online gambling company 32Red.com has signed up as sponsors of the All-Weather Championships launching on 26th October, 2013.

Full Story: Online Casino Operator In Horse Racing Sponsorship Deal »

WILL ITALIAN ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATOR CRACK DOWN ON SUPPLIERS?

11th October, 2013 at 11:11:59
Italian legal blog reports that AAMS is considering the possibility.

The Italian gaming legal expert Giulio Coraggio says on his blog this week that Italian regulator AAMS is seriously considering the introduction of licensing requirements for e-gaming suppliers as a weapon aimed at excluding illegal operators from the Italian market.

Full Story: Will Italian Online Gambling Regulator Crack Down On Suppliers? »

UNIBET'S SWEDISH TENNIS SPONSORSHIP STANDS DESPITE REGULATOR'S OBJECTIONS

11th October, 2013 at 11:11:59
Swedish gambling authorities frustrated by lack of appropriate regulations

Online gambling group Unibet's arena sponsorship of the Stockholm Open tennis tournament will continue this Saturday (October 12) despite the unsuccessful efforts of the Swedish Gambling Board to stop it on illegal advertising grounds.

Full Story: Unibet's Swedish Tennis Sponsorship Stands Despite Regulator's Objections »

WILL HILL QUICK OFF THE MARK WITH NETENT GAMES

11th October, 2013 at 02:10:40
William Hill plc launches online casino games only weeks after agreement signed.

Following a content agreement with Swedish online gambling software provider Net Entertainment signed at the end of last (September) month, the online gambling division of William Hill plc has wasted no time in making the new games available to its players.

Full Story: Will Hill Quick Off The Mark With Netent Games »