Gambling News 16th February, 2015

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NEW RELEASES FROM REALISTIC GAMES

16th February, 2015 at 14:58:51
Colour of Money launched across mobile and web

Realistic Games debuted " Colour of Money " this week across mobile, tablet and web channels.

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GUTS.COM PARENT COMPANY ACQUIRED BY NIO INC.

16th February, 2015 at 14:58:51
Synergistic opportunities exist following share exchange agreement

iGaming firm Nio Inc. has entered into a share exchange agreement with Guts parent company Gaming Innovation Group (GiG).

Full Story: Guts.com Parent Company Acquired By Nio Inc. »

888 TALKS WITH WILLIAM HILL TERMINATED (Update)

16th February, 2015 at 08:47:33
Difference in opinion on value of the company

William Hill's acquisition talks with 8 88 Holdings have fallen flat due to a difference in opinion on the value of the company with one of its key stakeholders.

Full Story: 888 Talks With William Hill Terminated (update) »

NEKTAN IN SUN PLAY DEAL WITH NEWS UK

16th February, 2015 at 08:47:33
Mobile gaming targeted at seven million print and online readers

B2B mobile gaming platform provider Nektan, has entered into a contract with News UK for the creation and operation of Sun Play, a new gaming product for The Sun newspaper in the UK.

Full Story: Nektan In Sun Play Deal With News Uk »

PLAYTECH ACQUIRES YOYO GAMES LIMITED

16th February, 2015 at 08:47:33
Strengthens social gaming growth strategy

Software and services provider Playtech has announced the acquisition of UK-based Yoyo Games Limited (Yoyo) for US$16.4 million.

Full Story: Playtech Acquires Yoyo Games Limited »

TABCORP URGES BAN OF OPERATORS IN TAX HAVENS

16th February, 2015 at 08:47:33
Makes submission to corporate tax inquiry

Australian operator Tabcorp has urged a ban on wagering operators utilising tax havens such as Vanuatu in a submission made to an Australian corporate tax enquiry.

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SEGA TO SHED 300 JOBS IN JAPAN

16th February, 2015 at 00:10:36
Interactive gaming company will use natural attrition where possible in cutting jobs.

Interactive gaming company Sega Sammy Holdings, which has dabbled in the online gambling sector (see previous reports) has unveiled a restructuring plan that will result in the loss of at least 300 jobs - where possible through natural attrition - in Japan this year.

Full Story: Sega To Shed 300 Jobs In Japan »

WHAT'S UP AT SEALSWITHCLUBS?

16th February, 2015 at 00:10:36
Bitcoin casino operator says repeated offline incidences are due to hardware issues.

One of the longest-established Bitcoin online casinos, SealsWithClubs, appears to be having a tough time which it has attributed to hardware issues, experiencing several offline outages in recent weeks.

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GOOD NEWS FOR V.L.T. MANUFACTURERS

16th February, 2015 at 00:10:36
Greek gambling giant looking at widespread installations in "mini casino" gaming halls.

The major Greek gambling group OPAP is progressing well with the creation of its "Play" network of gaming halls, which will focus on the availability of Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) across a wide range of "mini casino" gaming halls across Greece, reports the daily newspaper Ekathimerini.

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