Gambling News 25th February, 2014

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NET ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE EXTEND API FRAMEWORK

25th February, 2014 at 13:34:10
Provides ability to tailor and customise gameplay

Net Entertainment has launched its innovative Extend Application Programming Interface (API) framework enabling operators to build customised gaming experiences that are triggered through real-time data.

Full Story: Net Entertainment Release Extend Api Framework »

BETTECH GAMING BEEFS UP SECURITY

25th February, 2014 at 08:45:31
Aims to achieve highest security level possible

South African sportsbetting software development company BetTech Gaming will take on a security solution from Telspace Systems in a multi-year agreement signed this week.

Full Story: Bettech Gaming Beefs Up Security »

IGT EXTENDS AGREEMENT WITH ACTION GAMING FOR VIDEO POKER

25th February, 2014 at 08:45:31
Acquires patents currently used in IGT games

International Game Technology (IGT) has expanded on its exclusive agreement with long-time partner Action Gaming for the development of multi-hand video poker games for both land-based and online play.

Full Story: Igt Extends Agreement With Action Gaming For Video Poker »

ANOTHER SUPERLIVE DEAL FOR METRIC GAMING

25th February, 2014 at 08:45:31
Hat trick in couple of months

Following shortly after the announcement of an agreement with Bonnier Gaming Malta (see previous report), Metric Gaming has sealed a deal with Latin-American operator Ocho Gaming.

Full Story: Another Superlive Deal For Metric Gaming »

CHANGE OF GUARD AT FRENCH REGULATORY AUTHORITY

25th February, 2014 at 08:45:31
Experienced economic and finance man takes the helm

Charles Coppolani has been appointed President of the French gambling regulator Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL) succeeding Jean -François Vilotte who announced his intention to step down late last year.

Full Story: Change Of Guard At French Regulatory Authority »

LADBROKES TAKES BIG HIT IN 2013 FULL YEAR RESULTS

25th February, 2014 at 08:45:31
Results "disappointing" says chief executive officer

Ladbrokes plc chief Richard Glynn said he remains optimistic despite a plummet in 2013 group pre-tax profits of 66 percent, a 26 percent drop in profits from its UK retail business and a 74 percent drop in profit from its digital division during its 2013 fiscal year.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Takes Big Hit In 2013 Full Year Results »

TOP RUSSIAN BOOKIE CHARGED WITH OFFERING ILLEGAL ONLINE BETTING

25th February, 2014 at 02:55:09
Moscow prosecutors prepare case against F.O.N.

Prosecutors and police in Moscow, Russia are currently investigating the alleged online activities of major Russian bookmaker FON following claims that the company has been organising illegal online gambling facilities for Russians.

Full Story: Top Russian Bookie Charged With Offering Illegal Online Betting »

ONLINE GAMBLING STRUGGLES IN DELAWARE

25th February, 2014 at 02:55:09
Low player liquidity a contributory cause for small growth?

The Delaware state lottery released online gambling statistics Monday, showing only small overall revenue growth of 3.7 percent in January to $145,276.

Full Story: Online Gambling Struggles In Delaware »

SOCIAL GAMING MARKET COULD REACH $14.4 BILLION BY 2019

25th February, 2014 at 02:55:09
CAGR of 16.1 percent from 2013 to 2019.

A new study on the potential for online and mobile social gaming is not specifically gambling-oriented, but nevertheless gives a useful indication of the potential for the sector as a whole.

Full Story: Social Gaming Market Could Reach $14.4 Billion By 2019 »