Gambling News 02nd April, 2015

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TWO HUNDRED ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANIES INTERESTED IN DUTCH LICENSES

02nd April, 2015 at 16:53:02
Firms respond to last year's invitation to register.

More than two hundred companies have expressed an interest in the forthcoming Dutch online gambling regulation and licensing regime, reports the daily newspaper De Telegraaf.

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UNIBET AND GENESIS TEAM UP FOR MYSTIC MONKEYS LAUNCH

02nd April, 2015 at 16:53:02
Multi-channel launch an industry first, claim spokesmen.

Online gambling games developer Genesis Gaming and operator Unibet teamed up Thursday to launch the Mystic Monkeys slot, a multi-featured five-reel, 50-line game.

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FORMER LADBROKES C.E.O. GETS IMPRESSIVE PAY-OUTS

02nd April, 2015 at 16:53:02
But is once again a source of controversy, this time in a political context.

Former Ladbrokes CEO Richard Glynn recently left the company after a few less-than-successful years but received handsome severance payments, according to UK media reports based on annual report disclosures, of GBP 1.7million over the next 12 months, a number that apparently includes damages of GBP 846,000 and a potential bonus.

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ONLINE SPORTSBOOK IN SNOOKER SPONSORSHIP DEAL

02nd April, 2015 at 13:25:02
Betway will support World Snooker UK Championship.

Online sportsbook, casino and poker operator Betway has signed an agreement with World Snooker to become title sponsor of the newly-named 2015 Betway UK Championship.

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NEW BETFAIR TECHNICAL CENTRE OPENED IN ROMANIA

02nd April, 2015 at 13:25:02
Establishment in Cluj employs 330 as online gambling group's largest technical operation.

UK online gambling group Betfair has announced the opening of its largest technical centre in Cluj, Romania, a technical establishment that is staffed by 330 employees.

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PLAYTECH GETS INTO THE BINARY BUSINESS

02nd April, 2015 at 07:40:41
Online gambling software group to acquire 91 percent stake in TradeFX.

Playtech plc, a primarily online gambling software provider, announced Thursday that it is to further its diversification strategy with the acquisition of a 91.1 percent stake in TradeFX, an online CFDs and binary options broker and trading platform provider.

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CALIFORNIA LAND CASINO TO OFFER FREEPLAY ONLINE GAMES

02nd April, 2015 at 07:40:41
Scientific Games subsidiary to provide content.

The Fantasy Springs land casino resort in California has signed up with Scientific Games online gambling subsidiary Williams Interactive for free-to-play online and mobile gaming content on the Play4Fun Network.

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