Gambling News 07th July, 2014

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CHINESE POLICE CONTINUE ILLEGAL GAMBLING CRACKDOWN

07th July, 2014 at 09:22:11
This time its Shanghai in enforcement's sights.

The unrelenting pressure on both land and online gambling during the football World Cup - especially in Asia - has continued this week, with the Shanghai police reporting the arrest of 32 persons and the seizure of 2.4 million yuan ($386,400) in illegal wager funds.

Full Story: Chinese Police Continue Illegal Gambling Crackdown »

UNIBET TAKES ON YGGDRASIL GAMES

07th July, 2014 at 09:22:11
Online gambling group takes up the entire games portfolio of Swedish software developer.

Unibet, one of Europe's fastest growing and most profitable online operators, has gone live today with Yggdrasil Gaming's casino games content.

Full Story: Unibet Takes On Yggdrasil Games »

SAUREZ AXING RUINS PADDY POWER PLOY

07th July, 2014 at 09:22:11
Online gambling operator had another cheeky plan...and FIFA would not have liked it.

The suspension of World Cup footballer Luis Saurez last week for biting another player has short circuited a cheeky plan by Paddy Power's marketers to steal a little FIFA limelight had Suarez gone on to the remaining matches.

Full Story: Saurez Axing Ruins Paddy Power Ploy »

BETSOFT GAMING'S ALDERNEY LICENCE SUSPENDED

07th July, 2014 at 09:22:11
But regulator remains tight-lipped on reasons.

News emerging this week that the Alderney Gambling Control Commission has suspended the operating licence of online gambling software developer and provider BetSoft Gaming has left observers speculating in the absence of an explanation by the Commission.

Full Story: Betsoft Gaming's Alderney Licence Suspended »

NOW X.L. MEDIA EYES THE DANISH MARKET

07th July, 2014 at 09:22:11
Jersey-based group acquires further online gambling assets.

XLMedia, the Jersey-based online gambling firm specialising in digital marketing services, has expanded its growth strategy with the acquisition of an as yet unidentified large Scandinavian affiliate marketing company - and its player database - for a consideration of $2.3 million.

Full Story: Now X.l. Media Eyes The Danish Market »