Gambling News 16th June, 2014

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SPORTECH RACING ACQUIRES BUMP

16th June, 2014 at 15:11:07
Bump to leverage Sportech's expertise in development of new products

Sportech Racing and Digital has acquired Bump Worldwide Inc, a provider of electronic 50/50 raffles conducted during professional sporting events.

Full Story: Sportech Racing Acquires Bump »

BETFAIR AND LIVE NATION NEW JERSEY SPONSORSHIP

16th June, 2014 at 15:11:07
Novel sponsorship approach

Betfair's New Jersey interests under the BetfairCasino brand has become the official and exclusive online gaming partner of the Live Nation New Jersey division of entertainment business Live Nation Entertainment.

Full Story: Betfair And Live Nation New Jersey Sponsorship »

BETWARE APPOINTS CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

16th June, 2014 at 15:11:07
Former regional vice president of GTECH S.p.A takes on the job

Former regional vice president of GTECH S.p.A. for Central Europe Frank Cecchini (49) has been appointed to lead the Betware commercial team.

Full Story: Betware Appoints Chief Commercial Officer »

ONLINE GAMBLING IN THE U.S.A. WILL EVOLVE SLOWLY

16th June, 2014 at 08:49:49
Corporate financier says momentum will grow as more states legalise and look to interstate compacts.

Corporate financier Steve Epperly, Senior Director, CIT Corporate Finance - Gaming, a division of CIT Group Inc. says an increasing number of US states want to provide gaming options to their residents rather than see them head to adjacent states to gamble, leading to the recent expansion of the gaming industryâEURŠand that legalised online gambling will evolve slowly in America.

Full Story: Online Gambling In The U.s.a. Will Evolve Slowly »

EVERYMATRIX SIGNS UP WILLIAMS INTERACTIVE AS A GAMES SUPPLIER

16th June, 2014 at 08:49:49
Scientific Games subsidiary will add its content to EverMatrix's Casino Engine product.

The Malta-based turnkey and white label casino and sportsbook provider EveryMatrix has signed an agreement with online gambling games developer Williams Interactive to add casino content to EveryMatrix's Casino Engine product.

Full Story: Everymatrix Signs Up Williams Interactive As A Games Supplier »

MARKETING PUTS GAMING REALMS IN THE RED

16th June, 2014 at 08:49:49
But revenues and player acquisitions are climbing.

Online gambling group Gaming Realms has reported a mixed bag of financial news for the six month period to end March 2014, noting that revenues soared 400 percent to GBP 3.6 million in the period and player acquisition is good, but that aggressive marketing has created a loss prior to taxation of GBP 4.9 million (2013 same period GBP 3.4 million loss).

Full Story: Marketing Puts Gaming Realms In The Red »

GTECH AND I.G.T. IN ACQUISITION TALKS

16th June, 2014 at 06:05:24
Major gambling supply companies confirm that something is in the wind.

Starting the week off with a bang is the announcement by gambling and lottery supplier group GTECH that it is in 'preliminary' talks with contemporary U.S. firm International Game Technology with the objective of buying the American company.

Full Story: Gtech And I.g.t. In Acquisition Talks »

PREVIEW OF NEW ONLINE SLOT FROM NET ENTERTAINMENT

16th June, 2014 at 06:05:24
Magnetic theme on âEURËœAttraction' should pull in the punters.

The prolific Swedish online gambling games developer Net Entertainment has made advance versions of its latest 5 reel, 9 pay-line online titled "Attraction" available to selected licensees and affiliates.

Full Story: Preview Of New Online Slot From Net Entertainment »

BELGIAN REGULATOR WANTS TOUGHER RESTRICTIONS ON INTERNET GAMBLING

16th June, 2014 at 06:05:24
Law firm assesses Belgian Gaming Commission's letter to incoming lawmakers.

The respected law firm DLA Piper has published its assessment of a recent letter sent to incoming Belgian lawmakers by the Belgian Gaming Commission, requesting further restriction and rationalisation of the gaming industry.

Full Story: Belgian Regulator Wants Tougher Restrictions On Internet Gambling »