Gambling News 02nd January, 2014

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BORGATA EXEC TALKS INTERNET GAMBLING IN NEW JERSEY

02nd January, 2014 at 11:06:39
Growth has exceeded expectations, and online operations do not pose a threat to the brisks and mortar activity.

In an interview with the "Squawk Box" program on CNBC this week Tom Ballance - chief operating officer and president of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and its new online gambling operations in New Jersey - said that growth has exceeded expectations....and the new form of gambling does not pose a competitive threat to the company's bricks and mortar enterprise.

Full Story: Borgata Exec Talks Internet Gambling In New Jersey »

PADDY POWER PROMOTING ITS NEW PERSONALISED BETTING APP

02nd January, 2014 at 10:04:49
Gambling group starts 2014 at a sprint.

Online and land gambling group Paddy Power has hit the ground running in 2014 with the release of its campaign to promote the company's personalised iOS betting app (see previous reports).

Full Story: Paddy Power Promoting Its New Personalised Betting App »

W.M.S. AWARDED PATENT FOR NEW VIDEO POKER CONCEPT

02nd January, 2014 at 10:04:49
Now you try and work out what they've come up with!

WMS Gaming has been assigned a patent (8,613,648) developed by Dion K. Aoki, Allon G. Englman and Joel R. Jaffe for a "...multi-game video poker machine and system with asymmetrically accessible customization features."

Full Story: W.m.s. Awarded Patent For New Video Poker Concept »

A GREAT YEAR FOR MACAU

02nd January, 2014 at 02:46:38
Macau gambling revenue rises 18.6 percent to $45 billion in 2013

The gambling island of Macau off the Chinese mainland delivered another outstanding year of positive results for casino operators in 2013, with official numbers released Thursday showing that the industry earned 360.8 billion patacas (US$45 billion) in gambling revenue in 2013, 18.6 percent up on comparative numbers from 2012.

Full Story: A Great Year For Macau »