Gambling News 13th March, 2014

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NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET GROWS

13th March, 2014 at 04:03:36
But more slowly...with poker down 10 percent in February.

The New Jersey online gambling market grew 9 percent in February, albeit at a slower rate than the preceding month, and with a 10 percent drop in poker revenues, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced Wednesday.

Full Story: New Jersey Online Gambling Market Grows »

MAJOR CHINESE ONLINE GAMBLING TRIAL COMMENCES

13th March, 2014 at 04:03:36
Massive online gambling ring allegedly generated 484 billion yuan ($78.79 billion) in wagers.

A court in Guangzhou district, in China's Guangdong province, has started hearing the country's largest illegal online gambling case, involving 484 billion yuan ($78.79 billion) in wagers, reports the Xinhua news service.

Full Story: Major Chinese Online Gambling Trial Commences »

DUTCH ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION MOVING FORWARD (Update)

13th March, 2014 at 04:03:36
Second draft submitted.

Legalisation in the Netherlands continues to progress, albeit slowly as the draft legislation wends its way through the political and bureaucratic labyrinth.

Full Story: Dutch Online Gambling Legalisation Moving Forward (update) »

DOES FINNISH FIRM HAVE MOBILE GAMBLING AMBITIONS?

13th March, 2014 at 04:03:36
Investors give Next Gaming $6 million.

The five young Finns who started general mobile gaming company Next Gaming have generated sufficient investor confidence to attract $6 million in capital, reports VentureBeat.

Full Story: Does Finnish Firm Have Mobile Gambling Ambitions? »

KEEP YOUR HEAD, SAYS RACING POST T.V. ADVERT

13th March, 2014 at 04:03:36
New advertisement urges punters betting app.

The Sell! Sell! advertising agency has developed an eye-catching and innovative television advertisement for Racing Post, promoting its betting app and smarter gambling.

Full Story: Keep Your Head, Says Racing Post T.v. Advert »

BWIN.PARTY HOPES FOR A RETURN TO GROWTH

13th March, 2014 at 04:03:36
Management predicts strategy to focus on regulated markets will bear fruit.

The European online gambling company Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment says in its 2013 full year results posted today that it is on track for a return to growth after problems in Greece and a strategy calling for focus on regulated markets.

Full Story: Bwin.party Hopes For A Return To Growth »