Gambling News 11th February, 2015

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EVERYMATRIX TO LAUNCH YAKO CASINO

11th February, 2015 at 10:37:59
Set for launch in the second quarter of 2015

Yako Casino is a new online casino set for launch during the second quarter of 2015 utilising EveryMatrix software.

Full Story: Everymatrix To Launch Yako Casino »

ADMIRAL SPORTWETTEN IN ADMIRA SPONSORSHIP

11th February, 2015 at 10:37:59
Provides prominent branding opportunities

Austrian football club Admira Wacker Mödling has signed a sponsorship deal with Novomatic's Admiral Sportwetten saying it will promote Austrian sport.

Full Story: Admiral Sportwetten In Admira Sponsorship »

SECOND WILLIAM HILL LIVE CASINO AREA FROM EVOLUTION

11th February, 2015 at 10:37:59
More casual feel associated with the Vegas brand

Evolution Gaming has launched a second dedicated Live Casino are for William Hill 's Vegas brand at its Riga studios (see AZOC's live casinos for a comprehensive list of Evolution operators).

Full Story: Second William Hill Live Casino Area From Evolution »

KAHNAWAKE GAMING COMMISSION TIGHTENS RESPONSIBLE GAMING REGS

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
Player self-exclusion policy works well in 2014

A year after implementation the Kahnawake Gaming Commission has reported on the efficacy of its tightened responsible gaming policy, noting that its licensed operators have responded well to the challenges of cooperating on player self-exclusion requests.

Full Story: Kahnawake Gaming Commission Tightens Responsible Gaming Regs »

MORE RUSSIAN MOVES TO BLOCK INTERNET GAMBLING BLACKLISTED SITES?

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
Anonymous web browsing potentially a new target.

Addressing Russia's top annual technology and security conference - InfoForum 2015 - last week, Russia's Information Policy and Communications Committee chairman Leonid Levin hinted that the national parliament would consider laws designed to prevent anonymous Internet surfing in order to exclude citizens from undesirable websites - including online gambling enterprises - appearing on the nation's federal blacklist.

Full Story: More Russian Moves To Block Internet Gambling Blacklisted Sites? »

PROGRESSIVES COMING TO YGGDRASIL ONLINE CASINO LICENSEES SOON

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
Progressive slot "Joker Millions" launch scheduled before the end of February

Swedish online gambling software developer Yggdrasil Gaming has revealed plans to launch a new pooled progressive slot game titled "Joker Millions" before the end of February.

Full Story: Progressives Coming To Yggdrasil Online Casino Licensees Soon »

KENTUCKY A.G. DECLARES INTERNET CAFE GAMBLING ILLEGAL

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
Not such a good week for Lucky 7 operator.

The Kentucky Attorney General, Jack Conway, has issued an opinion confirming that sweepstakes-style gambling through internet cafes is an illegal activity in the state following warnings earlier this year to operators (see previous reports).

Full Story: Kentucky A.g. Declares Internet Cafe Gambling Illegal »

CALIFORNIA TRIBES TO DISCUSS INTERNET GAMBLING

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
The always contentious subject of legalised online poker is high on the agenda at this week's 20th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference.

California tribal interests gathering this week at the 20th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference have the contentious subject of legalised online poker high on the agenda, according to local media reports.

Full Story: California Tribes To Discuss Internet Gambling »

ATLANTIC CITY'S REVEL IN THE HEADLINES AGAIN

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
Owners now want to ditch Florida developer's bid....and keep his $10 million deposit.

The wrangling over the bankruptcy auctioning off of the $2.4 billion, two-year-old Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City just seems to go on and on, and this week new disputes have arisen as the owners seek to dump a $94.5 million bid by Florida developer Glenn Straub....and keep his $10 million deposit.

Full Story: Atlantic City's Revel In The Headlines Again »

NOVOMATIC INTERACTIVE SUBSIDIARY ACQUIRES BLUEBAT GAMES

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
Greentube acquires a majority stake in Canadian social casino game developer.

Novomatic's interactive gaming subsidiary Greentube has announced the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Vancouver, Canada mobile social casino games developer BlueBat Games for an undisclosed consideration.

Full Story: Novomatic Interactive Subsidiary Acquires Bluebat Games »

UNIBET REPORTS ON F.Y. 2014

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
CEO claims strong growth in profitability.

The Unibet online gambling group has posted its year-end report for the period January - December 2014, qualifying its results with the observation that the numbers include Kambi's results up to 31 May 2014 and a significant non-recurring net gain of GBP 35.3 million as a result of the disposal of that company.

Full Story: Unibet Reports On F.y. 2014 »

PRIME CASINO OPTS FOR SKILLONNET GAMES

11th February, 2015 at 03:09:57
Move away from Quickfire games.

Online gambling software supplier SkillOnNet has signed a deal with Prime Casino.com that will see the popular online casino utilise its software platform and full suite of games.

Full Story: Prime Casino Opts For Skillonnet Games »