Gambling News 05th November, 2013

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MICROGAMING'S THUNDERSTRUCK II ON HTML5

05th November, 2013 at 14:56:54
Game spans all platforms catering to players using any device

Microgaming has launched its popular Thunderstruck II slot on HTML5, a milestone for Microgaming as the game becomes available across all platforms.

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EXECUTIVE VP OF IGT INTERACTIVE TO RESIGN

05th November, 2013 at 14:56:54
No longer a named executive officer of IGT

According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regulatory filing, executive vice president of International Game Technology's (IGT) Interactive Group, Robert Melendres, has notified the company of his intention to resign following a change in responsibilities that sees him reporting to John Vandemore, IGT's executive vice president emerging business, chief financial officer and treasurer.

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NEW JERSEY ONLINE APPLICANTS NAMED

05th November, 2013 at 14:56:54
Awarded preliminary approval

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has released a list of preliminary approvals to twelve ancillary casino service industry enterprises (CSIE) and forty-two internet gaming related vendor registrants prior to the State's internet gaming launch scheduled for November 26, 2013.

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UNDERAGE GAMBLING IN U.K. IS DECREASING

05th November, 2013 at 01:05:07
Latest Ipsos MORI survey shows that the overall rate of gambling by 11 to 15 years olds has dropped by 3 percent

A survey conducted in the UK by Ipsos MORI at the behest of the National Lottery shows that latest figures for 11-15 year olds who say they played National Lottery games have dropped from 7 percent last year to an all-time low of 5 percent in 2013, whilst the overall rate of gambling by 11-15 year olds has declined from 18 percent to 15 percent.

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LATEST U.K. GAMBLING PARTICIPATION NUMBERS ARE OUT

05th November, 2013 at 01:05:07
ICM Research's regular study of Brit gambling habits covered.

The UK Gambling Commission has published the results of its latest routine survey of British gambling participation, again conducted by ICM Research and covering the quarter to end September 2013.

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