Gambling News 12th June, 2014

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ATARI EYES ONLINE AND MOBILE GAMING MARKETS

12th June, 2014 at 15:54:55
Prepared to licence its famous brand.

Fred Chesnais (42), the new CEO at the 'seventies-famous games and IT equipment supplier Atari, has big plans for the company following its emergence from bankruptcy proceedings last year...and they include participation in the social gambling sector, according to Wired Magazine.

Full Story: Atari Eyes Online And Mobile Gaming Markets »

FIVE ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATORS SIGN UP WITH ULTRAPLAY

12th June, 2014 at 15:54:55
Online gambling software provider has an international clientele.

Online gambling software provider UltraPlay has announced the achievement of five new international operator contracts involving both real and virtual money gambling.

Full Story: Five Online Gambling Operators Sign Up With Ultraplay »

WILLIAMS INTERACTIVE GAMES HIT NEW JERSEY

12th June, 2014 at 15:54:55
Online casino content supplied.

Online gambling software and content provider Williams Interactive has announced that its online casino games are now live on the New Jersey sites of Virgin Casino and Tropicana following an agreement inked earlier this year (see previous reports).

Full Story: Williams Interactive Games Hit New Jersey »

REVAMP OF BETVICTOR BETTING APP.

12th June, 2014 at 15:54:55
Major overhaul delivers a much improved iOS product.

Having launched late 2012, the BetVictor iOS betting app was due for a revamp, and the company unveiled the new version this week.

Full Story: Revamp Of Betvictor Betting App. »

NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING UNDERPERFORMS AGAIN

12th June, 2014 at 15:54:55
May figures are not encouraging.

Figures released Thursday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement make disappointing reading, showing that online gambling operations took in $10.4 million in May, a decline of $1 million from April.

Full Story: New Jersey Online Gambling Underperforms Again »

EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE SUPPORTS FEDERAL GERMAN REGULATION OF ONLINE GAMBLING

12th June, 2014 at 04:45:41
Digibet loses Schleswig-Holstein case.

In a ruling published Thursday, the European Court of Justice supported Germany's strict federal regulation of online gambling, saying it was justified even though the regional state of Schleswig-Holstein had temporarily eased the rules.

Full Story: European Court Of Justice Supports Federal German Regulation Of Online Gambling »

POLITICAL SETBACK FOR ADELSON

12th June, 2014 at 03:39:19
Could Virginia victory have online gambling legalisation consequences?

Anti-online gambling crusader and land casino mogul Sheldon Adelson may have suffered a political setback this week with the defeat of his favoured candidate in Virginia's Republican primary elections.

Full Story: Political Setback For Adelson »

ADELSON POLITICAL DONATIONS QUESTIONED

12th June, 2014 at 03:39:19
Pennsylvania contributions to the Republican Governors Association queried.

The Morning Call reports that US land casino owner Sheldon Adelson could come under fire for a dodgy-looking political contribution deal in Pennsylvania, where Adelson's Las Vegas Sands land gambling empire has an outpost in Bethlehem.

Full Story: Adelson Political Donations Questioned »

LAS VEGAS SANDS BETHLEHEM FINED AGAIN FOR ADMITTING UNDERAGE GAMBLERS

12th June, 2014 at 03:39:19
Fifth time in as many years that Adelson land casino has been penalised.

Land casino baron Sheldon Adelson, who frequently justifies his fierce opposition to online gambling by claiming that that it does not adequately exclude the under-aged, may have been embarrassed by the news this week that for the fifth time in as many years his land casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has been fined for admitted under-aged gamblers.

Full Story: Las Vegas Sands Bethlehem Fined Again For Admitting Underage Gamblers »

FETCHER BILLS ARE GOOD FOR POLITICAL BUSINESS

12th June, 2014 at 03:39:19
Ever wondered about the plethora of gambling bills that American politicians introduce and then allow to die?

When it comes to gambling, the American political landscape is notorious for the introduction of a plethora of bills that never seem to go anywhere, but there's a reason for these, claims an op-ed article in the respected Chicago Tribune this week.

Full Story: Fetcher Bills Are Good For Political Business »