Gambling News 16th January, 2015

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NEW M.D. SOUGHT FOR NORDICBET

16th January, 2015 at 10:45:09
Big expectations for Neill Garfield's replacement.

Neill Garfield's recent resignation as managing director of Betsson subsidiary NordicBet has triggered a wide search for his replacement by the online gambling group, with some pretty demanding requirements of applicants.

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ONLINE GAMBLING SOFTWARE START-UP LANDS CASINO CONTENT DEAL

16th January, 2015 at 10:45:09
Endorphina to provide games to Florijn online casino.

Recent Prague, Czech Republic-based online gambling software start-up Endorphina has announced a content deal with Europe-based Florijn online casino.

Full Story: Online Gambling Software Start-up Lands Casino Content Deal »

BETWAY TAKES COMPARISON BETTING FEED FROM BET2GO

16th January, 2015 at 10:45:09
Betway mobile punters now able to compare offers with other major gambling companies.

Mobile sports betting comparison provider Bet2Go has confirmed that it has contracted with Betway to supply its services, enabling Betway punters to compare offers against those available from other major gambling groups.

Full Story: Betway Takes Comparison Betting Feed From Bet2go »

NEW JERSEY GAMES DEVELOPER IN EUROPEAN CONTENT DEAL

16th January, 2015 at 10:45:09
10 High 5 Games titles to be supplied to Sportech's Football Pools.

New Jersey-based online gambling software developer High 5 Games has released a selection of its slot titles on Football Pools.com, a subsidiary of Europe's Sportech plc, as an extension of its partnership with NYX Interactive OGS.

Full Story: New Jersey Games Developer In European Content Deal »

80 TAIWANESE ONLINE GAMBLING WORKERS DETAINED IN PARAGUAY

16th January, 2015 at 01:38:30
Police claim that Chinese "tourists" were really brought in to operate an online gambling ring.

In a strange case currently unfolding in the South American nation of Paraguay, police investigators have detained 57 men and 23 women from Taiwan who they allege entered the country as tourists last year but are in fact employed by an illegal online gambling ring.

Full Story: 80 Taiwanese Online Gambling Workers Detained In Paraguay »

ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANY APPS REINSTATED AT APPLE

16th January, 2015 at 01:38:30
Admin error responsible for suspension of top companies' apps.

The furore over last week's suspension of the William Hill, Coral, Paddy Power, Betfred and Ladbrokes apps (see previous report) has been resolved with the reinstatement of the mainly sports betting products by the UK Apple App Store.

Full Story: Online Gambling Company Apps Reinstated At Apple »

PORTUGUESE REGULATED ONLINE GAMBLING THIS YEAR?

16th January, 2015 at 01:38:30
Following European Commission approval, the country is expected to implement its online gambling regulatory regime before mid-2015.

Last year's European Commission approval of Portugal's proposed law for the licensing and regulation of online gambling (see previous report) could result in the implementation of the new regime by mid-2015, industry observers have speculated.

Full Story: Portuguese Regulated Online Gambling This Year? »