Gambling News 24th April, 2014

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THIRD PARTY GAMES INTEGRATION THE MAIN GOAL OF STANDARDS ASSOCIATION

24th April, 2014 at 16:18:44
Top online gambling firms make up the membership of the Gaming Standards Association.

The Gaming Standards Association, a trade body for online gaming manufacturers, suppliers, operators and regulators, completed a liaison meeting in London last week where the focus was on third party game interfaces and integration.

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GUARDIAN MEDIA ADDS MOBILE CHANNEL TO ITS BETTING OFFER (Update)

24th April, 2014 at 16:18:44
Newspaper ups its game in sports betting.

The Guardian Media Group has fulfilled a commitment made earlier this year to expand its sports betting offering to the mobile channel.

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SPANISH GAMES DEVELOPER IN EXPANSION MODE

24th April, 2014 at 16:18:44
Barcelona-based Akamon hires new CPO and acquires a third studio in Israel.

Akamon Entertainment, a developer of multi-channel social casino games with its sights set firmly on Southern Europe and Latin America, has announced the appointment of Alex Cohen as chief product officer, and the addition of a third production studio in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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NET ENTERTAINMENT BOARD CONFIRMED BY A.G.M.

24th April, 2014 at 16:18:44
Vigo Carlund elected as chairman.

Net Entertainment's annual general meeting of shareholders has confirmed the reappointment of the following to its board of directors:

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LIVE DEALER ACTION FOR BITCOIN ONLINE CASINO

24th April, 2014 at 16:18:44
BitWin.io introduces online poker and live dealer action.

Online Bitcoin casino BitWin.io has launched a new online poker offer powered by CoinPoker, along with new Live Dealer facilities.

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CHURCHILL DOWNS BOOSTS REVENUE BUT PROFITS DECLINE

24th April, 2014 at 06:42:08
Online operations perform well.

The Kentucky racing, casino and online betting company Churchill Downs reported group revenues up in the first quarter of 2014, but nevertheless incurred a $700,000 loss.

Full Story: Churchill Downs Boosts Revenue But Profits Decline »

ONLINE GAMBLING DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO A LESSER CHARGE

24th April, 2014 at 06:42:08
Coloradio operator avoids racketeering charges.

A Colorado man indicted by a grand jury on racketeering charges for allegedly running an online gambling operation pleaded guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge to avoid the consequences of his original grand jury indictment.

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NEW JERSEY DEMOCRATS DENOUNCE ATTEMPT TO FEDERALLY BAN ONLINE GAMBLING

24th April, 2014 at 06:42:08
State lawmakers say that the regulation and licensing of online gambling is clearly an issue for individual states to decide.

Adding their voices to the growing opposition to Sheldon Adelson's attempt to federally ban online gambling in the United States Wednesday were Democratic Party leaders in the state legislature, who assert that the regulation and licensing of online gambling is a state right.

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NET ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCHES 'ALIENS' SLOT

24th April, 2014 at 06:42:08
Desktop and mobile versions available.

Net Entertainment, the Swedish online gambling content and technology provider, has launched its latest branded slot Aliens for desktop and mobile punters.

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MICROGAMING ONLINE SLOT RELEASES FOR MAY

24th April, 2014 at 06:42:08
Football Star and Cool Wolf debut.

Online gambling technology and content provider Microgaming has announced that its new game releases for Microgaming casino licencees for May 2014 will comprise two online slots branded 'Football Star' and 'Cool Wolf'.

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