Gambling News 24th April, 2015

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ONLINE SLOT PLAYER WINS EURO 2.6 MILLION ON ARABIAN NIGHTS

24th April, 2015 at 16:06:26
Swedish insomniac hits the win of a lifetime at Guts online casino.

At 3:47am on the 23rd of April, most people in Sweden were sleeping. However, one person was busy becoming Guts Casino's first ever jackpot millionaire, and with a click of the spin button she won the jackpot on the Arabian Nights progressive slot worth Euro 2,633,036.

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METROPLAY-666BET GEARING UP PAYMENTS SYSTEM (Update)

24th April, 2015 at 16:06:26
Owed players urged to set up Skrill accounts.

The MetroPlay-666Bet online casino, whose licence remains suspended pending the outcome of UK Gambling Commission enquiries into its suitability, appears to be at last making concrete moves toward getting its players paid.

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BETSSON REPORTS A STRONG FIRST QUARTER

24th April, 2015 at 09:01:10
Revenue in Q1-2015 increased by 24 percent.

Swedish gambling group Betsson AB has posted a strong Q1-2015 report, with highlights that include:

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NEW TOP LAW ENFORCER FOR THE UNITED STATES

24th April, 2015 at 09:01:10
Loretta Lynch appointed US Attorney General.

Loretta Lynch, the US Attorney General candidate that Senator Lindsey Graham attempted unsuccessfully to persuade to comment in favour of his RAWA bill during confirmation hearings (see previous reports), has been confirmed for the post by the US Senate.

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ROUTE 66 THE LATEST LAND CASINO TO OFFER ONLINE ACTION

24th April, 2015 at 09:01:10
Scientific Games clinches deal for casino to offer its Play4Fun product.

The famous Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico has become the latest land operator to integrate Scientific Games' Play4Fun online product, providing entertainment for visitors and preparing for possible US legalisation at some future point.

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UNIBET TO USE APPLE WATCH TO DISTRIBUTE INFORMATION

24th April, 2015 at 09:01:10
Dedicated iOS app has been approved by Apple.

In the latest adoption of new wearable gambling technology, online operator Unibet has announced that it will use the Apple Watch to communicate sports betting information to its clients.

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