Gambling News 25th August, 2014

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OPAP RESULTS IMPACTED BY RETROACTIVE TAX

25th August, 2014 at 10:19:47
Tax burden dates back to 2010

Greek gambling firm OPAP has forewarned that a Euro 21.6 million ($28.5 million) retroactive tax will have an impact on its second quarter results due to be released later this week.

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VIETNAMESE ONLINE GAMBLING BUSTS

25th August, 2014 at 10:19:47
Millions of Dollars passed through the hands of illegal football betting syndicates

Six Ho Chi Minh City locals were arrested in a Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security led raid on the eve of the World Cup Quarter Finals, authorities said.

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NYX INTERACTIVE TO DISTRIBUTE SPIN GAMES ON OGS

25th August, 2014 at 10:19:47
SPIN expands distribution of content

NYX Interactive has entered into a deal with Spin Games LLC for the distribution of Spin poker, keno, bingo and slot game content via its OGS platform.

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QUICKSPIN IN MULTIYEAR DEAL WITH THE RATIONAL GROUP

25th August, 2014 at 10:19:47
New games for Full Tilt Brand

The Rational Group has entered into a multi-year content supply deal with game developer Quickspin enabling access to Quickspin's entire portfolio of casino games.

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WHAT'S UP AT CLUB GOLD ONLINE CASINO?

25th August, 2014 at 02:39:08
Software and staff changes without warning.

Speculation is currently rife on several player forums regarding unheralded changes at the Club Gold online casino, which has reportedly dumped a mixed platform of NetEnt, Microgaming and BetSoft games for the largely unknown Hawk Gaming (Hawk.gs) product.

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ADELSON SHAPING UP FOR ANOTHER MAJOR CONFRONTATION

25th August, 2014 at 02:39:08
The clash with Disney is likely to be monumental.

Las Vegas Sands' multi-billionaire owner Sheldon Adelson has been making headlines with his implacable opposition to online gambling in the United States, but he may face a more formidable foe to his company's expansion in Florida.

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BIG ONLINE GAMBLING DEAL FOR NET ENTERTAINMENT

25th August, 2014 at 02:39:08
Swedish provider signs agreement with major gaming operator Betfair

Swedish online gambling software provider Net Entertainment NE AB has inked a content agreement with UK focused Betfair, one of the world's largest international online sports betting operators.

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