Gambling News 18th June, 2014

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POSITIVE PREDICTION ON MOBILE TABLET GROWTH IN 2016

18th June, 2014 at 13:11:32
Tablet users spend more on in-game purchases, research says

Juniper Research's latest report titled Mobile & Handheld Games: Discover, Monetise, Advertise 2014-2019 found that mobile games' total revenue in 2016 will reach $28.9 billion, a growth of over 38 per cent on the 2014 figure of $20.9 billion.

Full Story: Positive Prediction On Mobile Tablet Growth In 2016 »

IMPRESSIVE UPTAKE FOR WILLIAM HILL BETTING APP

18th June, 2014 at 13:11:32
Hits two million download milestone

William Hill said its iOS Sportsbook App has reached two million downloads since its launch in 2012.

Full Story: Impressive Uptake For William Hill Betting App »

PADDY POWER CLINCHES ITV-TWITTER DEAL

18th June, 2014 at 13:11:32
Forward thinking initiative utilises power of online microblogging service

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has sealed a deal with ITV and Twitter Amplify for a World Cup Highlights sponsorship.

Full Story: Paddy Power Clinches Itv-twitter Deal »

GBGA INTENDS CHALLENGING UK GAMBLING LAW

18th June, 2014 at 13:11:32
GBGA places UK Government and Gambling Commission on notice of a claim for judicial review

The Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association (GBGA) has instructed the Olswang legal firm to write to the UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Sajid Javid MP, the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC MP and the Gambling Commission to spell out the risks posed by the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 and to declare its intention to challenge it.

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PENNSYLVANIAN ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION BILL INTRODUCED (Update)

18th June, 2014 at 06:29:38
Erickson bill promised earlier this month introduced to state legislature.

Comment around a proposed online gambling legalisation bill prepared by Pennsylvanian state Senator Edwin Erickson (see previous reports) intensified Tuesday when the senator introduced SB 1386 to the state Senate.

Full Story: Pennsylvanian Online Gambling Legalisation Bill Introduced (update) »

GAMES 360 COMPLETES CONTENT DEAL WITH SISAL.

18th June, 2014 at 06:29:38
New mobile games go live at Italian operator.

Mobile games developer Games360 has completed its agreement to supply a suite of quality mobile slot games to Italian operator SISAL.

Full Story: Games 360 Completes Content Deal With Sisal. »