Gambling News 22nd October, 2013

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PROBABILITY APPOINTS CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

22nd October, 2013 at 14:45:59
Mobile veteran hired for newly created position

Michael Byrne (44) has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer by mobile gambling service provider Probability plc.

Full Story: Probability Appoints Chief Commercial Officer »

DELAWARE ON COURSE FOR ONLINE GAMBLING LAUNCH

22nd October, 2013 at 14:45:59
Free-play action on IGT's DoubleDown casino prepares the way.

In an interview with CardPlayer Monday Delaware Lottery Director Vernon Kirk said that despite the technologically complex task of preparing licensing and regulation regimes, his organisation was on track to launch legalised intrastate gambling on October 31.

Full Story: Delaware On Course For Online Gambling Launch »

GOLDEN NUGGET SELECTS AMAYA GAMING AS TECH PROVIDER

22nd October, 2013 at 14:45:59
Provision of poker platform, casino content and poker services

The recently New Jersey-licenced Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino (Golden Nugget) has selected Amaya Gaming Group as the technology provider for its Golden Nugget Poker and Golden Nugget Casino brands.

Full Story: Golden Nugget Selects Amaya Gaming As Tech Provider »

NEW SHERIFF GAMING RELEASES

22nd October, 2013 at 14:45:59
Seven new titles include mobile, 3D slots and table games

The suspension of its licence by the AGCC hasn't slowed the talented folk at the Eindhoven-based Sheriff Gaming development studios, who today announced the launch of seven new games across both its mobile and desktop platforms.

Full Story: New Sheriff Gaming Releases »

ANOTHER LEGENDS SPORTS BETTING DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY

22nd October, 2013 at 07:18:39
Patsy Pirozzi agrees racketeering conspiracy charge in New Jersey court.

Another defendant from the federal bust of the Legends sports betting ring has pleaded guilty in a New Jersey court to participating in an illegal online gambling ring and racketeering.

Full Story: Another Legends Sports Betting Defendant Pleads Guilty »

GOOD NEWS FROM BULGARIA ON GAMBLING TAX

22nd October, 2013 at 07:18:39
Parliamentarians intend to reduce proposed online gambling tax rate.

Following closely on the heels of a Bulgarian operator trade association's complaints that proposed taxes on internet gambling are too high (see previous reports) comes news from the publication Novinite that Parliament intends to lower taxes on remote gambling in order to stimulate offshore registered operators to register and pay taxes in Bulgaria.

Full Story: Good News From Bulgaria On Gambling Tax »

DYNAMIC THIRD QUARTER FOR NET ENTERTAINMENT

22nd October, 2013 at 03:08:08
Operations launched for nine new customers, and five more in the pipeline

The Swedish online gambling software provider Net Entertainment has published its third quarter and year-to-date results, showing a strong and dynamic performance that features the launch of nine new online casino customers and signed agreements with five more new clients, including gaming operators Ladbrokes and William Hill, two of the largest operators in the world.

Full Story: Dynamic Third Quarter For Net Entertainment »

HIGH TAXES IMPERIL BULGARIAN GAMBLING INDUSTRY

22nd October, 2013 at 03:08:08
Gambling venues shrank by 33 percent between 2008-2013 says trade association chief.

Speaking at a pre-conference press briefing prior to the opening of the Eastern European Gaming Summit in Sofia today (Tuesday), gambling trade association chief Angel Iribozov said that high taxation has seen the number of gambling establishments shrink from 975 in 2008 to just 653 this year.

Full Story: High Taxes Imperil Bulgarian Gambling Industry »