Gambling News 04th November, 2014

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WORLD MATCH AUTHORISED BY UKGC

04th November, 2014 at 15:18:24
Developer continues focus on regulated markets

Malta-based online games developer World Match is the latest to receive authorisation from the UK Gambling Commission allowing it to legally offer its services to the UK market.

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PLAYTECH LAUNCH AUTOMATED MARKETING PRODUCT

04th November, 2014 at 15:18:24
Campaign Manager integrated in IMS platform

Playtech have launched Campaign Manager an initiative designed to streamline and optimise licensee marketing efforts and revenues by fully automating key aspects of the player journey including advanced bonusing, messaging, personalisation and content delivery tools.

Full Story: Playtech Launch Automated Marketing Product »

NMi GRANTED EXTENDED CERTIFICATION FOR DANISH MARKET

04th November, 2014 at 15:18:24
Accredited for new DGA Certification Programme

NMi Gaming has had its accreditation to cover testing and certification of all elements of the new Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) Certification Programme extended.

Full Story: Nmi Granted Extended Certification For Danish Market »

HM TREASURY CALLS FOR INFORMATION ON DIGITIAL CURRENCIES

04th November, 2014 at 15:18:24
Considering risks, benefits and regulation

Britain's HM Treasury has launched a Call for Information (CFI) on the benefits and risks of digital currencies.

Full Story: Hm Treasury Calls For Information On Digitial Currencies »

U.K. GAMBLING COMMISSION CONTACTS SPORTING ASSOCIATIONS

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
Regulator explains impact of new online gambling point-of-consumption laws.

The UK Gambling Commission has written to British sports governing bodies on the implications for their members of the new UK point-of-consumption laws and their influence on marketing and corruption in sports betting in terms of the Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act 2014.

Full Story: U.k. Gambling Commission Contacts Sporting Associations »

MALAYSIAN ONLINE GAMBLING BLITZ HAMPERED BY MOLES

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
Police report a dismal success rate recently due to informers tipping off targeted illegal operators.

The nationwide police blitz against online gambling operators in Malaysia (see previous report) is being hampered by the activities of informers who have been tipping off targeted illegal operators prior to police raids...and in some cases police suspect their own members may be the moles.

Full Story: Malaysian Online Gambling Blitz Hampered By Moles »

BWIN.PARTY SHARES CONTINUE TO TUMBLE

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
Share price has declined 26 percent this year.

The UK newspaper The Independent highlighted the continuing plight of online gambling group Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment this week, pointing out that the company's share price has declined 26 percent this year amid falling profits.

Full Story: Bwin.party Shares Continue To Tumble »

SPORTS BETTING THE FRENCH MARKET'S SAVIOUR

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
Regulator's third quarter numbers show remarkable rise in sports betting GGR.

Reporting on the third quarter performance of the local gambling industry this week, France's gambling regulator ARJEL highlighted the outstanding returns from sports betting, which reported GGR up by a remarkable 94 percent to Euro 60 million (Q3-2013: Euro 31 million).

Full Story: Sports Betting The French Market's Saviour »

SOUTH AFRICAN GAMBLING SCANDAL DEEPENS

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
MPs find suspicious shredded documents at National Gambling Board.

Almost two months ago the South African Minister of Trade and Industry suspended the entire board of the National Gambling Board, replacing them with two temporary administrators in a non-transparent process that triggered extensive media speculation (see previous reports).

Full Story: South African Gambling Scandal Deepens »

MACAU SUSTAINS BIGGEST DROP IN REVENUES IN ITS HISTORY

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
October gambling revenue falls 23.2 percent.

The offshore Chinese gambling island of Macau confirmed analyst fears Tuesday, reporting revenues down 23.2 percent in the worst month yet since records were initiated in 2005.

Full Story: Macau Sustains Biggest Drop In Revenues In Its History »

STRONG QUARTERLY FROM ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
888 Holdings posts another record quarterly, with online casino operations performing particularly well.

888 Holdings plc has posted another outstanding set of quarterly results, disclosing its performance numbers for the third quarter in an interim management statement for the period from 1 July 2014 to today, and incorporating the Group's third quarter trading period from 1 July 2014 to 30 September 2014.

Full Story: Strong Quarterly From Online Gambling Group »

ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATORS URGED TO REGISTER FOR V.A.T.

04th November, 2014 at 03:25:40
Registrations accepted online.

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has advised that internet gambling operators can now register online for tax duties relating to online gambling services, urging operators licensed in the UK to use the facility before changes to remote gambling laws relating to tax come into effect on 1 December.

Full Story: Online Gambling Operators Urged To Register For V.a.t. »