Gambling News 16th July, 2015

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INNOVATIVE ADVERTISING WILL GET BETWAY INTO PUBS

16th July, 2015 at 17:28:18
Agreement gives Betway exclusive advertising rights in 1,000 UK pubs using Screach

Online sports betting, casino, bingo and poker operator Betway has become the first advertising partner of the innovative cloud-based communication and entertainment platform Screach.

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PLUS500 SHAREHOLDERS VOTE FOR PLAYTECH OFFER

16th July, 2015 at 17:28:18
Investors consider 400 pence per share a good offer.

Playtech plc has issued a statement regarding the progress of its attempt to acquire CFD financial spreadbetting firm Plus500 (see previous reports), advising that at a general meeting of Plus500 shareholders Thursday there was strong support for its purchase offer of 400p per share.

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UK COUNCILS LOSE ATTEMPT TO SLASH F.O.B.T. MAXIMUM BET LIMITS

16th July, 2015 at 17:28:18
Government declines application from 93 England and Wales councils to drastically reduce maximum betting limit.

93 English and Welsh councils, led by Newham Council, have failed in a bid to persuade the British government to drastically reduce the maximum bet limit on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals in bookie shops from GBP 100 to a mere GBP 2.

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CASUMO ONLINE CASINO GOES MOBILE

16th July, 2015 at 17:28:18
Engaging theme carried over to mobile version.

The Casumo online casino has announced the launch of its mobile version, saying it has carried its complex adventure theme over to the new channel.

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BETVICTOR LAUNCHED IN-HOUSE DEVELOPED NEW CASH OUT FACILITY

16th July, 2015 at 17:28:18
New facility will initially be made available to UK sports betting punters.

Gibraltar-licensed online casino and sportsbook operator BetVictor has launched a new Cash Out facility which has been developed in-house by the company's technology team.

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ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING LOBBYING IN THE U.S.A. GROWS

16th July, 2015 at 08:24:25
Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling hires yet another lobbying firm.

Land casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson's threat to spend "whatever it takes" to ban online gambling in the United States has resulted in what is probably a very expensive initiative involving a mix of political donations, funding for an action body, PR and advertising costs and the hiring of several top lobbying firms.

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