Gambling News 15th October, 2014

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LITTLE TRANSPARENCY IN SOUTH AFRICAN GAMBLING BOARD SUSPENSION

15th October, 2014 at 12:15:18
Government has still not given details surrounding the suspension of the South African Gambling Board last month.

Six weeks on from the shock suspension by government of the South African National Gambling Board (see previous reports), the nation is still in the dark on the detailed reasons for the drastic move.

Full Story: Little Transparency In South African Gambling Board Suspension »

A NEW FORCE IN ONLINE GAMBLING?

15th October, 2014 at 03:46:53
Hong Kong company to buy Vanuatu-licensed firm for $6.2 million.

Hong Kong-based group Amax International has announced that it is to acquire 60 percent, and control, of Forenzia Enterprises, a BVI registered investment company that holds a Vanuatu online gambling licence.

Full Story: A New Force In Online Gambling? »

IRISH ONLINE GAMBLING TAX IMMINENT AT LAST?

15th October, 2014 at 03:46:53
After three years of political manoeuvring, it looks as if implementation is about to take place.

The politicians in Ireland have been haggling over the imposition of an online gambling tax on operators for the past three years, but it appears that implementation is imminent, reports the Irish Examiner newspaper.

Full Story: Irish Online Gambling Tax Imminent At Last? »

A ROULETTE BETTING EXCHANGE?

15th October, 2014 at 03:46:53
George Georgiopoulos and Gianni Galanis have a new approach to online gambling.

By combining a no-house-edge roulette and the broad P2P betting exchange concept in an online format, British entrepreneurs George Georgiopoulos and Gianni Galanis claim they're onto a winning proposition, reports the magazine Quartz.

Full Story: A Roulette Betting Exchange? »

SOLID Q1-2015 GROWTH AT TABCORP

15th October, 2014 at 03:46:53
Revenues up 6.6 percent year-on-year in first quarter of fiscal 2015.

Tabcorp Holdings has posted a solid set of fiscal Q1-2015 results, with digital interests again turning in a sterling performance.

Full Story: Solid Q1-2015 Growth At Tabcorp »

TITANBET IN DEAL WITH MAJOR NEWSPAPER

15th October, 2014 at 03:46:53
Online sportsbook operator to sponsor The Sun's betting column

The Playtech-powered casino & sportsbetting operator Titanbet has consolidated its presence in the British market by teaming up with The Sun newspaper to sponsor its popular daily betting column.

Full Story: Titanbet In Deal With Major Newspaper »