Gambling News 13th January, 2014

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BETFRED COMPLETES REFINANCING DEAL

13th January, 2014 at 15:44:33
Strong performance opens new doors

The Betfred Group has announced the successful completion of a GBP 200 million refinance deal following its GBP 265 million acquisition of The Tote two and a half years ago. Betfred and Totesport both offer sports betting services, Playtech-powered casinos and games sites to punters.

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PADDY POWER NAMES HEAD OF ONLINE DIVISION

13th January, 2014 at 15:44:33
Promotion from within to handle profitability and market share of online

Paddy Power's head of finance for online, Shane Doherty, will take responsibility for the growth of profitability and market share of the company's e-gaming and sportsbook channels in his new appointment as chief of PaddyPower.com.

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RECENT RELEASES FROM BETSOFT AND PLAYTECH

13th January, 2014 at 15:44:33
New mobile and online game options for punters

BetSoft Gaming has plumped its ToGo mobile portfolio with the addition of mobile adaptations of its popular Slots3 games Madder Scientist and LOST.

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GAMBLING FEATURES IN NEW U.S. TELEVISION SERIES

13th January, 2014 at 00:58:28
"Rake" is an American version of a popular Australian show.

US punters will soon be watching a new Fox television comedy series with a light legal touch and a charming central character with flaws that include too great a fondness for gambling and a disorganised approach to money and gambling debt management that makes his personal life something of a shambles.

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PLENTY OF U.S. ONLINE GAMBLING POLITICAL ACTION AHEAD, SAYS ANALYST.

13th January, 2014 at 00:58:28
Eleven more US states could legalise online gambling over the next two years.

Pennsylvania's Tribune Live newspaper reported over the weekend that Pennsylvania, West Virginia and nine other US states could approve online gambling this year or next, according to gambling consultant and analyst Fred Gushin, managing director and founder of the well-respected Spectrum Gaming Group.

Full Story: Plenty Of U.s. Online Gambling Political Action Ahead, Says Analyst. »