Gambling News 13th August, 2015

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AMAYA REPORTS A POSITIVE SECOND QUARTER AND HALF-YEAR

13th August, 2015 at 17:36:49
CEO David Baazov characterises the year so far as "exciting" and one of growth.

Online gambling group Amaya Inc., has posted positive second quarter and half-year 2015 results to end June, reporting a period of growth, with the following highlights:

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QUIET SECOND QUARTER FOR MYBET

13th August, 2015 at 17:36:49
German operator reports slight increase in revenues.

The German online gambling operator Mybet Holding SE reports that revenues increased marghinally at 0.1 percent to Euro 17.9 million in Q2-2015, although over the half year to end June these grew 5.5 percent to Euro 36.3 million.

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LEOVEGAS EXPANDS GAMES INVENTORY FOLLOWING DEAL WITH EDICT

13th August, 2015 at 17:36:49
Merkur slots to be offered on mobile casino.

Dynamic mobile casino operator LeoVegas is in the news again this week with a new gaming content deal, this one with Edit eGaming, the German supplier respected for its Merkur range of HTML5 slots.

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KEY ONLINE GAMBLING DECISION DUE IN INDIA SOON

13th August, 2015 at 17:36:49
Is the game of rummy gambling or predominantly one of skill?

In just five days, on August 18, the Supreme Court of India in New Delhi will rule on an appeal that could have significant implications for online gambling.

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CANADA'S INTERTAIN ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP REPORTS RISING REVENUES

13th August, 2015 at 17:36:49
Second quarter revenues boosted by recently acquired Jackpotjoy web enterprise.

Intertain Group's second quarter revenues soared from Cdn$ 5.6 million in Q2-2014 to Cdn$95.2 million this year, thanks to significant contributions from newly acquired Jackpotjoy online operation, for which the group paid GBP 425.8 million in April (see previous report).

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GUERNSEY POLICE WARN ONLINE CASINO OPERATORS ON D.D.O.S. CRIMINALS

13th August, 2015 at 17:36:49
Be on the lookout for extortion attempts by a group called DD4BC, operators advised.

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on internet gambling firms around the world are nothing new, but a rash of assaults on Channel Islands companies has prompted the police in Guernsey to issue warnings to local companies about a criminal enterprise calling itself DD4BC which has been targeting Guernsey registered firms.

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NEW JERSEY ONLINE GAMBLING REVENUES CONTINUE TO RISE

13th August, 2015 at 08:26:32
July numbers are up 24.4 percent year-on-year.

The latest numbers from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show that the state's regulated online sites generated $12.5 million in revenue in August, up 24.4 percent year-on-year and almost 7 percent higher than the preceding month of June 2015.

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MALAYSIAN POLICE SEIZE 60 GAMBLING COMPUTERS

13th August, 2015 at 08:26:32
Kuching crackdown continues.

Police in Kuching, Malaysia report that enforcement operations against illegal online gambling operators on Tuesday resulted in the seizure of 60 computer sets in two raids by the state Anti-Vice, Gaming and Gangsterism unit.

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DIGITAL OPERATIONS HELP DRIVE TABCORP SUCCESS

13th August, 2015 at 08:26:32
Net profit after tax up 157.5 percent.

Australian gambling powerhouse Tabcorp reported Wednesday that fixed odds and digital wagering were the main contributors to its 2015 full year results, which recorded a 157.5 percent rise in net profit after tax to A$334.5 million.

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HIGH 5 GAMES SIGNS AMAYA GROUP FOR CONTENT

13th August, 2015 at 08:26:32
Major business coup for American games developer.

Online and mobile gambling games developer High 5 Games is to supply its products to the Amaya Group, which includes major online operators like Pokerstars and Full Tilt. The company's games will roll-out on these sites in the third and fourth quarters.

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RUGBY WORLD CUP SLOT PREVIEWED BY MICROGAMING

13th August, 2015 at 08:26:32
With the world's greatest rugby competition on the horizon, Microgaming develops new online game.

Staying in tune with major international events, online gambling software developer Microgaming has previewed its latest offering, which is geared to coincide with the Rugby World Cup in the UK in 2015.

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JUST FOR INTEREST

13th August, 2015 at 08:26:32
Have a look at the interesting interactive take of the Right Casino portal on internet gambling legality here:

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