Gambling News 01st April, 2014

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AMAYA POSTS NET LOSS FOR 2013 BUT DOUBLES REVENUE

01st April, 2014 at 16:22:36
And announces content supply deal with Ultimate Gaming

Amaya Gaming Group said it was pleased with the development of the business in 2013, emphasising growth in its land-based business, the launch of interactive gaming products into the U.S. market and the acquisition of lottery solutions developer Diamond Game.

Full Story: Amaya Posts Net Loss For 2013 But Doubles Revenue »

QUICKSPIN IN CONTENT SUPPLY DEAL WITH RANK GROUP

01st April, 2014 at 16:22:36
UK market expansion strategy progresses

Stockholm-based game development studio QuickSpin will deliver its portfolio of video slots to Rank Group Plc online properties Mecca Bingo.com and Grosvenor Casinos.com following an agreement announced this week.

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SEANIEMAC SECURES PUNCHESTOWN RACING FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIP

01st April, 2014 at 16:22:36
Long-term sponsorship deal for important fixture on Irish racing calendar

Irish online sports and casino operator SeanieMac.com has become the sponsor of the EUR 50 000 SeaniMac.com Mares Handicap Steeplechase at the Punchestown Racing Festival scheduled for May 2, 2014.

Full Story: Seaniemac Secures Punchestown Racing Festival Sponsorship »

NEW GAME DEVELOPER ON THE BLOCK

01st April, 2014 at 16:22:36
Swedish outfit reportedly founded by ex-Net Entertainment employees

A new games development studio is in the spotlight following a content supply deal announced this week with Unibet.

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MONARCH CASINO HAS A CHANGE OF HEART ON INTERNET GAMBLING

01st April, 2014 at 04:14:19
Nevada online poker licence will not be used, says senior executive.

Having passed Nevada's stringent requirements for an online poker licence last year, the Reno-based Monarch Casino and Resort will not be using it due to fears that online poker may be the foot-in-the-door that could lead to full-on internet gambling, an executive of the company said Monday.

Full Story: Monarch Casino Has A Change Of Heart On Internet Gambling »

U.S. ONLINE GAMBLING NUMBERS REMAIN MUTED

01st April, 2014 at 04:14:19
February statistics show steady but slow progress.

Gaming analysts have been studying the latest regulator numbers on online gaming in the three legal jurisdictions of New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware this week, with Morgan Stanley commenting that, whilst numbers are lower than initial predictions; i-gaming will be an $8 billion industry in the United States by 2020.

Full Story: U.s. Online Gambling Numbers Remain Muted »

ULTRAPLAY SECURES ANOTHER ONLINE GAMBLING PLATFORM DEAL

01st April, 2014 at 04:14:19
GoBetGo launches new service.

GoBetGo Holdings announced Monday that it is to use UltraPlay's platform to launch its new online gambling business. The platform will include a sportsbook, casino, lottery and a live dealer casino.

Full Story: Ultraplay Secures Another Online Gambling Platform Deal »

MACAU REVENUES UP 13 PERCENT IN MARCH

01st April, 2014 at 04:14:19
Island gambling mecca generated revenues of 35.5 billion patacas ($4.44 billion).

Macau gambling revenues rose 13 percent in March 2014, recording revenue of 35.5 billion patacas ($4.44 billion) according to the latest official numbers from the regulator.

Full Story: Macau Revenues Up 13 Percent In March »