Gambling News 19th April, 2015

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O.P.A.P. OFFERED SOLE GREEK HORSE RACE BETTING LICENCE

19th April, 2015 at 08:39:54
Greek government's privatisation agency negotiated a Euro 40 million deal.

HRADF, the Greek government's privatisation agency charged with selling off government assets as the nation struggles to meet its international debt obligations, has announced that it has invited former government gambling monopoly (since privatised) group OPAP to sign an agreement to acquire the country's sole licence for horse racing betting.

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PADDY POWER ANNUAL REPORT 2014 IS OUT

19th April, 2015 at 08:39:54
Good performance, but Betdash, Paddy Power In-Play and Roller abandoned.

Paddy Power's 2014 annual report, presented in a typically irreverent and entertaining style, is now available, showcasing impressive results with over half its action now online, but recording the demise of the Paddy Power In-Play Facebook app, social gaming product Betdash and the Roller mobile casino.

Full Story: Paddy Power Annual Report 2014 Is Out »

LADBROKES PIONEERS WRISTWATCH GAMBLING

19th April, 2015 at 08:39:54
Betting company's Australian operation releases new Apple approved app.

Wearable mobile gambling technology, a development much in evidence at this years' ICE show (see previous reports) has already debuted in the industry in the form of a new Ladbrokes app, according to a report in the Australian publication Horseracing.com.au this week.

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