Gambling News 29th January, 2015

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CHERRY GROUP ENTERS AFFILIATE SECTOR

29th January, 2015 at 10:44:26
Swedish online gambling operator secures 51 percent stake in Game Lounge affiliate business.

The Swedish online gambling group Cherry has entered the affiliate sector of the industry after acquiring a 51 percent stake in affiliate management business Game Lounge Limited.

Full Story: Cherry Group Enters Affiliate Sector »

THAI POLICE ARREST 13 FOR ONLINE GAMBLING

29th January, 2015 at 10:44:26
Police and Immigration officials combine in arresting 13 Koreans in three gambling venues.

A large force of police and immigration officials raided three premises where online gambling activity has been reported on Thursday, arresting 13 Korean nationals suspected of operating the illegal business.

Full Story: Thai Police Arrest 13 For Online Gambling »

NEW APP CATALOGUES MOBILE GAMES

29th January, 2015 at 10:44:26
A very useful idea from Odobo.

The Gibraltar-based developers' content marketer Odobo has produced a useful app that enables players, operators and developers alike to keep up to date on new iOS games marketed through the company by its stable of developers.

Full Story: New App Catalogues Mobile Games »

STRONG DIGITAL GROWTH IN LATEST RANK PLC HALF-YEAR

29th January, 2015 at 02:32:51
Focus on Digital vertical pays off with revenue up 16 percent, and operating profit up 75 percent.

The digital vertical again performed strongly in the half-yearly report of UK land and online gambling major Rank Group plc, achieving revenue growth of 16 percent and operating profits up 75 percent year-on-year.

Full Story: Strong Digital Growth In Latest Rank Plc Half-year »

KIRON AND SPORTECH SIGN RACETRACK PARTNERSHIP

29th January, 2015 at 02:32:51
Virtual sports games to go live across Latin America.

Online gambling games developer Kiron Interactive has signed an agreement with pool and tote betting technology provider Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech plc, to supply virtual racing to racetracks in Latin America.

Full Story: Kiron And Sportech Sign Racetrack Partnership »

FEDS IN ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING ACTION ACROSS SEVERAL STATES

29th January, 2015 at 01:48:06
Eight arrested as investigations continue.

A joint federal task force comprising the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Homeland Security has been active in Oregon and several other states in pursuit of illegal online gambling and possible drug offences.

Full Story: Feds In Anti-online Gambling Action Across Several States »

ADELSON ALLY QUERIES PROSPECTIVE A.G. ON INTERNET GAMBLING

29th January, 2015 at 01:48:06
Sen. Lindsey Graham again shows his opposition to online gambling.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a key political ally of land casino baron Sheldon Adelson in his attempts to ban online gambling in the United States, appeared to show his bias on the issue during confirmation hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee this week for proposed US Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Full Story: Adelson Ally Queries Prospective A.g. On Internet Gambling »

VERMANTIA LAUNCHES ITALIAN GAMES

29th January, 2015 at 01:48:06
Gaming content supplied to Isibet.it.

Online gambling games distributor Vermantia has launched content with a further Italian operator, Isibet.it, which will distribute Vermantia's virtual games to online partner websites, and new websites planned for February.

Full Story: Vermantia Launches Italian Games »