Gambling News 04th February, 2014

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CORRELSENSE SIGNS MANSION ONLINE PROPERTIES

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Monitoring software to be deployed across online gaming properties

Following its recent deal with William Hill, application performance management (APM) provider Correlsense has signed Mansion Gibraltar Limited who will deploy the SharePath APM software across its portfolio of online gaming sites.

Full Story: Correlsense Signs Mansion Online Properties »

SPORTNCO EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH PMU

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Fixed-odds sports betting offer for Belgian market

France Pari's B2B Division Sportnco has entered into a partnership with Pari Mutuel Urbain's (PMU) Belgian subsidiary Eurotiercé for the provision of an online sportsbetting solution.

Full Story: Sportnco Expands Partnership With Pmu »

BIRTHDAY BONUS NETS MOBILE PLAYER ONE MILLION DOLLARS

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Wins off a $50 free birthday gift voucher

A lucky punter, identified as A.F. from the Netherlands, banked a substantial birthday present when he won $1 009 402 playing Major Millions.

Full Story: Birthday Bonus Nets Mobile Player One Million Dollars »

PLAYNGO GAME SUPPLY DEAL WITH BONNIER GAMING

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Desktop and mobile platforms in the mix

Bonnier Gaming, the gaming subsidiary of Swedish Media Company Bonnier Group, will take on Play'nGO's full range of premium casino games for desktop and mobile.

Full Story: Playngo Game Supply Deal With Bonnier Gaming »

MICROGAMING IN HBO LICENCING PARTNERSHIP

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
New slot in the pipeline based on hit television series Game of Thrones

Microgaming will develop an online slot based on the multi-award winning HBO American fantasy drama television series, Game of Thrones following the signing of a deal with HBO Global Licensing.

Full Story: Microgaming In Hbo Licencing Partnership »

ONLINE GAMING GOOD TO CASINOS AUSTRIA INTERNATIONAL

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Online and video lottery terminals drive growth in 2013 provisional results

Casinos Austria International's (CAI) Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries Group report that, despite the ongoing economic crisis, it has held its ground following a further rise in sales in its provisional fiscal 2013 results of just under one percent to Euro 3.57 Billion.

Full Story: Online Gaming Good To Casinos Austria International »

ZYNGA ACQUIRES MOBILE GAME DEVELOPER

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
And reports 2013 results

Social gaming giant Zynga has entered into an agreement to acquire the privately-held mobile game and technology developer NaturalMotion for approximately $527 million in cash and equity, based on Zynga's closing price on January 29, 2014.

Full Story: Zynga Acquires Mobile Game Developer »

SWEDISH GAMING MARKET DECLINES FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Illegal operators and tough economic environment says regulator

The Swedish gaming market's decline continues for the third consecutive year following the release of results from the Swedish gaming regulator Lotteriinspektionen.

Full Story: Swedish Gaming Market Declines For Third Consecutive Year »

COYNE DEPARTS PADDY POWER

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Goes DownUnder

Head of Competitive Intelligence at Paddy Power Christopher Coyne has seemingly left the company to join Crown Resorts Limited Australia as chief marketing officer.

Full Story: Coyne Departs Paddy Power »

GENESIS GAMING TO LAUNCH RAGNAROK SLOT

04th February, 2014 at 15:57:07
Norse mythology themes new slot with Graduated Features

Slot game content supplier Genesis Gaming is due to launch a new video slot titled " Ragnarok " on Unibet, powered by the Relax Gaming platform.

Full Story: Genesis Gaming To Launch Ragnarok Slot »

WYNN RESORTS SECURES ONLINE GAMBLING APPROVAL FOR NEW JERSEY

04th February, 2014 at 01:53:37
Steve Wynn keeps everyone off balance with flip-flop tactics on internet gambling.

Land casino magnate Steve Wynn's shock declaration over the weekend that he supported Sheldon Adelson's drive against legalised online gambling (see previous report) continued to puzzle industry observers Monday as the New Jersey Division for Gaming Enforcement confirmed that internet gambling approval had been given to his Wynn Interactive company.

Full Story: Wynn Resorts Secures Online Gambling Approval For New Jersey »

FRENCH REGULATOR ACTS AGAINST UNLICENSED ONLINE GAMBLING

04th February, 2014 at 01:53:37
ARJEL opts for an educational approach...or is this a scare tactic?

The now three-year-old liberalised French online gambling market has not exactly proved a shining success story, with some experts suggesting that overly high taxation, limited player gaming options and a ring-fenced player pool have hindered full development and prompted some operators to hand in their licenses.

Full Story: French Regulator Acts Against Unlicensed Online Gambling »

NEW YORK CONSERVATIVES ANNOUNCE OPPOSITION TO ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION

04th February, 2014 at 01:53:37
Conservative Party calls on state legislators to block any push to legalise Internet gambling in New York.

The New York State Conservative Party lived up to its name this week, calling on state legislators to block any push to legalise Internet gambling in New York.

Full Story: New York Conservatives Announce Opposition To Online Gambling Legalisation »

AUSSIES REALLY ARE THE WORLD'S BIGGEST GAMBLERS

04th February, 2014 at 01:53:37
Average gambling losses of A$ 1114 per resident last year, a new study finds.

Australia's national news agency AAP reports that Aussies really are the world's biggest gamblers, according to a new study published in The Economist, which puts Australian gambling losses at about $1144 per resident.

Full Story: Aussies Really Are The World's Biggest Gamblers »