Gambling News 22nd July, 2014

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BETFAIR INTEGRATES NEW K.Y.C. SOFTWARE

22nd July, 2014 at 11:30:51
UK online gambling group now live with Jumio solution.

The online and mobile credentials management firm Jumio, Inc., has announced that its player verification system NetVerify has gone live with the Betfair internet gambling group in the UK.

Full Story: Betfair Integrates New K.y.c. Software »

BRAZIL'S WORD CUP FOOTBALL WAS GOOD FOR FRANCE, SAYS REGULATOR

22nd July, 2014 at 11:30:51
ARJEL chief says wagering was up over the duration of the football tournament.

Charles Coppolani, the president of the French online gambling regulator ARJEL says the recently completed World Cup football festival in Brazil was good for French sports betting operators, and has helped the industry in France to recover from depressed results, with operators posting year-on-year growth in Q2-2014.

Full Story: Brazil's Word Cup Football Was Good For France, Says Regulator »

SLINGO ADVENTURE READY FOR LAUNCH

22nd July, 2014 at 11:30:51
RealNetworks uses the Casual Connect conference to preview Slingo Adventure.

RealNetworks, which acquired Slingo in July last year for $15.6 million, has used the Casual Connect conference currently ongoing in San Francisco to debut its new Slingo Adventure game, described as an innovative spin on the classic slots and bingo combo that has proved popular with millions of players around the world.

Full Story: Slingo Adventure Ready For Launch »

FANTASY SPORTS INDUSTRY SUPPORTS ADELSON ONLINE GAMBLING BAN BILL

22nd July, 2014 at 11:30:51
Fantasy Sports Trade Association comes out in support of Graham-Chaffetz bills.

The fantasy sports industry has thrown its support behind Sheldon Adelson's attempt to ban internet gambling in the United States through the Restoration of America's Wire Act introduced to Congress earlier this year by Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Jason Chaffetz (see previous reports).

Full Story: Fantasy Sports Industry Supports Adelson Online Gambling Ban Bill »

BIG WIN AT CRAZY VEGAS ONLINE CASINO

22nd July, 2014 at 03:34:32
Power Spins Nuclear 9s slot delivers a Euro 160,000 bonanza.

Harry Von Schlussel, manager at the Crazy Vegas online casino in the Vegas Partners Lounge Group, has revealed that a UK player struck it rich last week with a Euro 160,000 win on Microgaming's Power Spins Nuclear 9s slot.

Full Story: Big Win At Crazy Vegas Online Casino »

ICE HOCKEY ACE ASSISTING FEDS IN ONLINE GAMBLING CASE

22nd July, 2014 at 03:34:32
Vanek responds to feds' request for assistance in New York bust.

Thomas Vanek (30) a professional Austrian ice hockey star who has been playing for Canadian and US teams, has appeared in a federal court in New York in connection with an online gambling prosecution launched earlier this year against Paul Borrelli and Joseph Ruff (see previous reports).

Full Story: Ice Hockey Ace Assisting Feds In Online Gambling Case »

GAMEACCOUNT AND PARX CASINO TEAM UP IN ONLINE VENTURE

22nd July, 2014 at 03:34:32
Companies to launch a "simulated gaming online experience for new customers and existing patrons."

Online gambling software and games developer GameAccount has confirmed its partnership with the Pennsylvania, USA horse racing company Greenwood Racing subsidiary Parx Casino with the objective of launching a simulated gaming online experience for new customers and existing patrons.

Full Story: Gameaccount And Parx Casino Team Up In Online Venture »