Gambling News 16th October, 2014

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION SENDS E.U. STATES TO THE C.J.E.U. FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH EU LAWS ON INTERNET GAMBLING.

16th October, 2014 at 09:43:37
Eleven states referred to the European Court of Justice for non-compliance with EU law.

It's taken some time to for it to act, but on Thursday the European Commission referred eleven EU member states to the European Court of Justice for various and persistent contraventions of EU law, some in cases involving online betting and poker services.

Full Story: European Commission Sends E.u. States To The C.j.e.u. For Failure To Comply With Eu Laws On Internet Gambling. »

NEW JERSEY DEVILS IN DEAL WITH FANTASY SPORTS FIRM

16th October, 2014 at 09:43:37
Hot Box to create a fee-based game featuring the Devils.

The New Jersey Devils ice hockey club, a member of the US National Hockey League, has signed an agreement with fantasy sports developer Hot Box that features it in a pay-based fantasy game already being promoted on the team's website.

Full Story: New Jersey Devils In Deal With Fantasy Sports Firm »

SKYBET REVENUES UP 60 PERCENT YEAR-ON-YEAR

16th October, 2014 at 09:43:37
Outstanding performance for BSkyB subsidiary.

The UK online gambling operator Sky Betting and Gaming has posted an outstanding quarterly report showcasing a 60 percent rise in revenues to GBP 56 mikllion.

Full Story: Skybet Revenues Up 60 Percent Year-on-year »

RANK PLC REPORTS ON PAST FIFTEEN WEEKS

16th October, 2014 at 02:56:50
Few fireworks in latest IMS.

The UK listed online and land gambling group Rank plc issued a brief interim management statement for the 15 weeks to 12 October 2014 Thursday, reporting a 3 percent increase in like-for-like revenues over the period driven by the performance of the Grosvenor Casinos brand.

Full Story: Rank Plc Reports On Past Fifteen Weeks »

INDIAN PROVINCE AWARDS ONLINE GAMBLING LICENCE

16th October, 2014 at 01:30:26
Future Gaming Solutions gets the green light in Sikkim.

The sparsely populated province of Sikkim - the only Indian provincial government with an online gambling licensing scheme - has issued an online gambling licence to Future Gaming Solutions India Pvt Ltd, allowing the company to offer internet sports betting, online casino, bingo and poker services to Sikkim residents.

Full Story: Indian Province Awards Online Gambling Licence »

ONLINE OPERATORS START SINGAPORE EXITS

16th October, 2014 at 01:30:26
The parliamentary approval of tough new anti-online gambling laws spurs exit decisions.

The recent legislative approval for tough new anti-online gambling laws in Singapore (see previous reports) has reportedly spurred several operators to commence withdrawal initiatives from the country.

Full Story: Online Operators Start Singapore Exits »