Gambling News 09th June, 2015

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SBTECH AND HOLYFIELD LAUNCH ONLINE CASINO AND SPORTSBOOK (Update)

09th June, 2015 at 20:05:11
January promise comes to fruition.

SBTech's splash at ICE 2015 was the promise of an Evander Holyfield -branded offer under 'The Real Deal' moniker, the boxing legend's nickname (see previous report).

Full Story: Sbtech And Holyfield Launch Online Casino And Sportsbook (update) »

NEW RELEASE FROM CASINO WEB SCRIPTS

09th June, 2015 at 20:05:11
Themed on the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Game developer Casino Web Scripts (CWS) has launched " Ancient Wonders ", a 5x3 reel, 50-payline slot themed on the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Full Story: New Release From Casino Web Scripts »

WISPS FROM ISOFTBET

09th June, 2015 at 13:46:44
Smooth audio-rich gameplay

Flash and mobile game provider iSoftBet has launched " Wisps ", a 5-reel slot offering 243 ways to win and three randomly triggered game modes.

Full Story: Wisps From Isoftbet »

ANOTHER KOREAN BUST IN BANGKOK

09th June, 2015 at 13:46:44
Six men arrested for allegedly operating online betting

The Bangkok Metropolitan Police Bureau is hard at it reporting another online gambling bust run by Koreans for Koreans.

Full Story: Another Korean Bust In Bangkok »

MAJOR SHAREHOLDER IN PLUS500 OPPOSES PLAYTECH BID (Update)

09th June, 2015 at 13:46:44
Opportunistic and exploits current regulatory issues and risks

Playtech's acquisition agreement with spread betting firm Plus500 (see previous report) has been lambasted by Plus500's largest shareholder who is reportedly set to oppose the bid saying its opportunistic and exploits current regulatory issues and risks.

Full Story: Major Shareholder In Plus500 Opposes Playtech Bid (update) »

GENII SIGNS TWO OPERATORS FOR NEW SPIN 16 PRODUCT (Update)

09th June, 2015 at 13:46:44
Unis and Continental first to take new product following launch three weeks ago.

UK and Malta-licensed online gaming technology provider Genii has clinched deals with Continental and Unis for its Spin 16 slots product.

Full Story: Genii Signs Two Operators For New Spin 16 Product (update) »

AMAYA GAMING OFF TO A GOOD START ON NASDAQ

09th June, 2015 at 09:08:10
Online gambling group closes at US$25.99.

Pokerstars and Full Tilt parent group Amaya Gaming successfully debuted on the Nasdaq exchange in the United States Monday, closing at US$25.99 under the trading symbol AYA.

Full Story: Amaya Gaming Off To A Good Start On Nasdaq »

MAJOR ONLINE GAMBLING INVESTOR BACKS GRAHAM PRESIDENTIAL BID.

09th June, 2015 at 09:08:10
Billionaire Ronald Perelman more motivated by foreign policy concerns than online gambling investment?

Reports from the United States indicate that billionaire investment tycoon Ronald Perelman (72) intends to support anti-online gambling Sen. Lindsey Graham in his presidential bid next year.

Full Story: Major Online Gambling Investor Backs Graham Presidential Bid. »

ONLINE CASINO GROUP NAMES NEW C.E.O.

09th June, 2015 at 09:08:10
Reed appointed from within to take over from Aasen at Gaming Innovation Group.

The managing director of online gambling firm Guts, a subsidiary of the Gaming Innovation Group, Robin Reed has been promoted to the group CEO position on the departure of Kjetil Aasen.

Full Story: Online Casino Group Names New C.e.o. »

ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP TO SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL SPORTSMEN

09th June, 2015 at 09:08:10
Betway partners with Professional Players Federation

Online gambling group Betway has inked an agreement to contribute to ongoing athlete education initiatives about the dangers of match fixing, partnering up with the Professional Players Federation (PPF), a body dedicated to promoting, protecting and developing the collective interests of professional sportspeople in the UK.

Full Story: Online Gambling Group To Support Professional Sportsmen »