Gambling News 26th August, 2014

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AINSWORTH TURNS IN STRONG FULL YEAR RESULTS

26th August, 2014 at 15:40:02
Advances in online and social sectors

Australian gaming firm Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd delivered strong full year results to June 30, 2014, reporting an 18 percent increase in profit after tax to A$61.6 million.

Full Story: Ainsworth Turns In Strong Full Year Results »

CAMELOT IN THE HOT SEAT

26th August, 2014 at 15:40:02
Gambling Commissions slaps GBP 100 000 fine

UK National Lottery operator Camelot found itself on the wrong side of the UK Gambling Commission earlier this week.

Full Story: Camelot In The Hot Seat »

JUNIPER PAINTS ROSY PICTURE FOR 2019

26th August, 2014 at 15:40:02
Forecasts $13.3 Billion in tablet game revenues

The latest report, " Mobile & Handheld Games: Discover, Monetise, Advertise 2014âEUR‛2019 ", from Juniper Research forecasts worldwide revenues for tablet games will exceed $13.3 Billion by 2019.

Full Story: Juniper Paints Rosy Picture For 2019 »

SKYBET EXTEND PLAYTECH PARTNERSHIP

26th August, 2014 at 08:05:39
Launches live casino and expanded casino game library

Playtech has extended its existing partnership with Sky Bet providing the operator with casino and live dealer products.

Full Story: Skybet Extend Playtech Partnership »

ONLINE DRIVES GALA CORAL GROWTH

26th August, 2014 at 08:05:39
Looking to sell off retail division

UK operator Gala Coral said its online performance boosted strong growth in its quarter three results.

Full Story: Online Drives Gala Coral Growth »

TIVOLI EXPANDS INTERNATIONALLY

26th August, 2014 at 08:05:39
Launches international sister-site to Danish-facing Tivoli Gardens

Scandinavian operator Tivoli A/S has launched Tivoli Casino.com expanding its Danish focus to an International audience.

Full Story: Tivoli Expands Internationally »

P.A.G.C.O.R. FIRST HALF REVENUES DOWN

26th August, 2014 at 05:09:58
Regulator and operator suffers the consequences of a licence fee cut.

Philippines gambling regulator and operator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has reported first half 2014 revenues down y-o-y 5.2 percent to pesos 19.96 billion ($445 million), attributing the decline in part to its action in temporarily reducing licence fees for Manila Entertainment City operators.

Full Story: P.a.g.c.o.r. First Half Revenues Down »

SOUTH KOREA BATTLES WITH MASSIVE GAMING SECURITY BREACH

26th August, 2014 at 05:09:58
Personal information on an estimated 27 million online gamers stolen.

Whilst not specifically online gambling associated, an internet security breach in the South Korean general i-gaming industry is causing concern due to the sheer volume of players that have likely had personal information stolen.

Full Story: South Korea Battles With Massive Gaming Security Breach »

DELAWARE ONLINE GAMBLING REVENUES DOWN IN JULY

26th August, 2014 at 05:09:58
But poker perked up a little..

Figures released by the Delaware Lottery this week show that intrastate online gambling net revenues again declined month-on-month in July, slipping 7.6 percent to $173,000 (June 2014: $187,000).

Full Story: Delaware Online Gambling Revenues Down In July »

CONTINENT 8 SIGNS HIGH 5 GAMES

26th August, 2014 at 05:09:58
New Jersey games developer chooses Gibraltar datacentre for its European push.

The up-and-coming New Jersey online gambling software developer High 5 Games has chosen Continent 8 Technologies' Gibraltar datacentre as its operational platform for continued penetration into the European market.

Full Story: Continent 8 Signs High 5 Games »

UNIBET JOINS THE ODOBO JUGGERNAUT

26th August, 2014 at 05:09:58
Top European i-gaming operator adds more variety to its game offering.

Odobo's games delivery platform has pulled in another major European i-gaming customer with its announcement that it has signed a multi-content online gambling content deal with Unibet plc, which will see Odobo content published through Unibet i-gaming brands.

Full Story: Unibet Joins The Odobo Juggernaut »

DEADLY JOURNEY FOR GAMBLING ENTREPRENEUR

26th August, 2014 at 05:09:58
Was there a motive other than kidnapping and ransom in the murder of Taiwanese online and land gambling entrepreneur?

Taiwanese online and land gambling entrepreneur Shih Chia-chin would have had no idea that he was taking his last car ride when he was picked up from the northern airport of Taoyuan on Aug.18 by his chauffeur, Hsieh Yuan-hsin.

Full Story: Deadly Journey For Gambling Entrepreneur »

MONSTERS, CANDY AND SUSHI IN LATEST MICROGAMING SLOT RELEASES

26th August, 2014 at 05:09:58
September games introduce the So Much More themed series of slots.

Microgaming and Quickfire operators have much to look forward to in September, with a trio of new online slots set for release by the online gambling software developer in the new So Much More themed series.

Full Story: Monsters, Candy And Sushi In Latest Microgaming Slot Releases »