Gambling News 09th July, 2015

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C.F.D. FIRM PLUS500 ISSUES TRADING UPDATE

09th July, 2015 at 15:58:23
Revenue up, but EBITDA hit by rising acquisition costs and lower customer-spend.

Plus500, the contracts for difference financial firm targeted for acquisition by Playtech (see previous reports) has issued a trading update covering the six months to June 30, highlighting the following key points:

Full Story: C.f.d. Firm Plus500 Issues Trading Update »

MOBILE CASINO'S LIONS ON THE LOOSE AROUND LONDON

09th July, 2015 at 15:58:23
An innovative marketing promo that invites players to capture images and win prizes.

The LeoVegas mobile casino operator has launched an imaginative new marketing promo in London, inviting the public to take a walk on the wild side by capturing a lion on the loose.

Full Story: Mobile Casino's Lions On The Loose Around London »

EVOLUTION GAMES SIGNS NEW PARTNERS

09th July, 2015 at 15:58:23
Famous Belgian casino in new deal.

Online casino operator Casino777 and offline partner Casino de Spa have teamed up with live dealer casino provider Evolution Gaming to launch a range of live table games.

Full Story: Evolution Games Signs New Partners »

OPENBET CONFIRMS AWARD OF SINGAPORE POOLS DEAL

09th July, 2015 at 10:20:49
Seven-year contract signed.

UK software provider Openbet has confirmed Asian reports yesterday that it has been contracted in a seven year deal to provide sports betting products and services to Singapore Pools.

Full Story: Openbet Confirms Award Of Singapore Pools Deal »

BWIN.PARTY CONFIRMS G.V.C. ACQUISITION OFFER

09th July, 2015 at 08:09:27
Online gambling group releases a generally upbeat rading update detailing mobile success and cost savings.

Online gambling group Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment has released a pre-close trading update (its six-month results are due end August) confirming that it has received an offer of 110p a share in an acquisition bid by rival gambling group GVC Holdings.

Full Story: Bwin.party Confirms G.v.c. Acquisition Offer »

YAHOO PLANS TO EXPAND FANTASY SPORTS APP

09th July, 2015 at 08:09:27
Internet giant is looking to supplement stagnant advertising by getting into DFS.

Internet giant Yahoo has unveiled a retooled version of its fantasy-sports mobile app that allows users to wager real money daily and weekly against their friends and in major online tournaments.

Full Story: Yahoo Plans To Expand Fantasy Sports App »

POPULAR NORSE-THEMED SLOT NOW ON QUICKFIRE PLATFORM

09th July, 2015 at 08:09:27
Genesis Gaming developed Ragnarök.

Genesis Gaming has announced that its Norse-themed popular online video slot Ragnarök is now available on Microgaming's Quickfire network.

Full Story: Popular Norse-themed Slot Now On Quickfire Platform »

U.S. ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING POLITICIANS HAVE A NEW PLAN

09th July, 2015 at 08:09:27
Latest tactic may be an attempt to secure a moratorium on further individual state legalisation drives whilst the pastime is 'studied.'

In an effort to restrict individual states over and above New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada from legalising online gambling, US politicians seeking a federal ban on the pastime may be developing a plan to impose a moratorium on further legalisation drives, using the excuse that a Congressional study of the phenomenon is required.

Full Story: U.s. Anti-online Gambling Politicians Have A New Plan »

ARISTOCRAT NAMES NEW DIGITAL CHIEF

09th July, 2015 at 05:23:40
CEO of Multimedia Games appointed to the position

Aristocrat named Patrick Ramsey as its new chief digital officer, succeeding Craig Billings who leaves the company at the end of September 2015 to "pursue other opportunities".

Full Story: Aristocrat Names New Digital Chief »

EVERYMATRIX PARTNERS QUICKSPIN

09th July, 2015 at 05:23:40
Quality third-party developer content.

EveryMatrix has partnered Swedish games developer QuickSpin in a content supply deal that will see a range of its games integrated into the company's CasinoEngine.

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