Gambling News 03rd June, 2014

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PERFORM RELEASE FOURTH ANNUAL STUDY

03rd June, 2014 at 14:46:02
Appetite for digital content continues to rise

According to the fourth annual study commissioned by digital sport content provider PERFORM, Kantar Media and SportBusiness Group Online, fan engagement with sport content continues to evolve towards digital.

Full Story: Perform Release Fourth Annual Study »

TAILORBET NAMES EX-BETSAFE MD AS CEO

03rd June, 2014 at 14:46:02
Brings wide industry experience to P2P sportsbetting provider

White label peer to peer sportsbetting provider Tailorbet has appointed Liam Casey to the position chief executive officer.

Full Story: Tailorbet Names Ex-betsafe Md As Ceo »

VIETNAM CHARGE 59 IN GAMBLING RING BUST (Update)

03rd June, 2014 at 14:46:02
But ring leader still at large

59 people have been charged by The Supreme People's Procuracy (SPP), Vietnam 's top prosecution unit, following raids on a major gambling ring led by "hundreds of Vietnamese police officers" in January this year (see previous report).

Full Story: Vietnam Charge 59 In Gambling Ring Bust (update) »

KAMBI GROUP FLOATS ON NASDAQ OMX STOCKHOLM (Update)

03rd June, 2014 at 14:46:02
Successful floatation on opening day

Former Unibet subsidiary, Kambi Group Plc began trading on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm in the Consumer Services Sector earlier this week.

Full Story: Kambi Group Floats On Nasdaq Omx Stockholm (update) »

ODOBO SIGN NEW LONDON BASED STUDIO

03rd June, 2014 at 14:46:02
New games to appeal to both sports and casino fans

New London-based games studio Jannio will use the Odobo Developer Program to debut its Sport Shotz -branded casino games.

Full Story: Odobo Sign New London Based Studio »

BOOKIE ARRESTED IN MUMBAI

03rd June, 2014 at 14:46:02
Owner of vbet24.com and khelmasti.com in crackdown

Jitendra Tanna aka Jitu Dhadi (50), owner of vbet24.com and khelmasti.com, was arrested by Mumbai Police's City Crime Branch Tuesday.

Full Story: Bookie Arrested In Mumbai »

LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENTS OPEN THE WAY FOR ONLINE GAMBLING IN JAMAICA

03rd June, 2014 at 04:44:59
"Internet gaming is happening right now in Jamaica. Therefore, it is time that we make that progression to this methodology of gaming, as Jamaicans are already well-equipped with the devices to facilitate this."

Jamaica has moved quickly on amendments to its gambling laws which open the door to internet gambling, (see previous report) according to reports in the Jamaica Observer newspaper.

Full Story: Legislative Amendments Open The Way For Online Gambling In Jamaica »

FACEBOOK GETS A NEW E-GAMING CHIEF

03rd June, 2014 at 04:44:59
Industry-experienced Tarquin Henderson replaces departed Will Collins.

Social gaming giant Facebook has announced the appointment of Tarquin Henderson as head of real money e-gaming following the departure of Will Collins from the post in pursuit of his own business interests in the social gaming consultancy sector.

Full Story: Facebook Gets A New E-gaming Chief »

AUSSIE FINANCE MANAGER BLEW MILLIONS ON INTERNET AND LAND GAMBLING

03rd June, 2014 at 04:44:59
Seven year jail sentence handed to finance manager who was a trusted employee.

Australian finance manager Jason George McGregor (40) of Point Cook, Melbourne threw away a promising career in finance management, having risen from being a delivery driver for a leading Melbourne dental laboratory to a management position in the finance and pay-roll department over a sixteen-year career.

Full Story: Aussie Finance Manager Blew Millions On Internet And Land Gambling »

MACAU'S MAY NUMBERS LOWER THAN EXPECTED

03rd June, 2014 at 04:44:59
But the island gambling haven still recorded revenues of $4.05 billion.

The Macau gambling authorities have released figures for May 2014 which show that the island betting mecca delivered revenues below analyst expectations, although the numbers were still impressive in global terms.

Full Story: Macau's May Numbers Lower Than Expected »

LADBROKES SELECTS BET DIGITAL'S SUPER POTS BAR-X GAME

03rd June, 2014 at 04:44:59
Digital content developer agrees deal to replicate classic game.

UK content and systems developer Betdigital's popular offline Super Pots Bar-X game has been selected by the Ladbrokes online and land gambling group to be part of its online games suite.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Selects Bet Digital's Super Pots Bar-x Game »

WINADAY CELEBRATES SIXTH BIRTHDAY WITH NEW MOBILE GAMES

03rd June, 2014 at 04:44:59
New penny slots and mobile games to be unveiled in June.

WinADay online casino is celebrating its sixth birthday by launching its first group of HTML5 games for mobile players.

Full Story: Winaday Celebrates Sixth Birthday With New Mobile Games »