Gambling News 17th September, 2015

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NETENT'S LATEST GAME HAS AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN THEME

17th September, 2015 at 20:49:54
Pyramid: Quest for Immortality is due for release early October.

Online gambling software provider NetEnt has released a preview of its next game release, a 5 reel, 720 ways-to-win video slot titled Pyramid: Quest for Immortality.

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PHILIPPINES MEDIA NAMES ONLINE GAMBLING CZAR

17th September, 2015 at 20:49:54
Claims that Kim Won is the top man to watch.

With the controversial Wang Bo deportation scandal now Philippines history (see previous reports), the Manila Times has focused on another, and allegedly even larger, online gambling ring leader it names as Kim Won.

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NEW HEAD OF GAMING FOR UNIBET

17th September, 2015 at 14:49:28
Experienced online gambling exec takes the reins from Eskola.

The promotion of Daniel Eskola to chief product officer of Unibet has cleared the way for the appointment of a new gaming chief, and Unibet management has chosen industry veteran Frederik Kjell for the job.

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IMPERUS NAMES NEW CHIEF EXEC

17th September, 2015 at 14:49:28
Former private equity manager takes over with immediate effect.

Mobile gambling and social networking group Imperus Technologies Corp., has announced the appointment as CEO and director of James Lanthier, formerly chief executive of private equity firm RAM Equity.

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PLAY'N GO'S EYE OF THE KRAKEN ONLINE SLOT LAUNCHED

17th September, 2015 at 14:49:28
Unibet among the first to roll-out new game simultaneously on desktop and mobile.

The latest online slot from Play'nGo, titled Eye of the Kraken, has been launched simultaneously on desktop and mobile at Unibet.

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ITALIAN WEB-SHOP GAMBLING SUPPLIER SIGNS UP AN ADDITIONAL 200 LOCATIONS

17th September, 2015 at 14:49:28
Multigioco's partners offer largely sports betting services.

Empire Global Corp. has announced that its online and offline gambling Italian subsidiary Multigioco Srl., has signed up a further 200 online web-shop gaming locations, which typically generate sports betting revenue and have approximately 5,000 online gaming accounts.

Full Story: Italian Web-shop Gambling Supplier Signs Up An Additional 200 Locations »

WILL THE STATE BUDGET PROVIDE AN OPENING FOR LEGALISED ONLINE GAMBLING IN PENNSYLVANIA?

17th September, 2015 at 09:16:55
Rep. John Payne thinks it might.

Whilst the steam seems to have gone out of efforts in Pennsylvania to license and regulate online gambling despite a flurry of bills and a Senate hearing mid-year (see previous reports), there remains hope that progress may be achieved through the state budget debate.

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BETTER ONLINE GAMBLING RESULTS IN DELAWARE

17th September, 2015 at 09:16:55
August action delivers the best figure this year.

The Delaware State Lottery has issued its statistics on internet gambling for August, reporting that revenues were the highest this year at $158,980 following a 12 percent increase over the preceding month.

Full Story: Better Online Gambling Results In Delaware »

WILL HILL LAUNCHES AUSSIE 'IN-PLAY' T.V. ADVERT

17th September, 2015 at 09:16:55
Online betting giant remains confident that it is within the law.

Despite massive media and political focus on the legality of in-play betting using desktop and mobile devices (see previous reports), the Australian division of William Hill plc has pressed ahead with its promotion of the genre, exhibiting confidence that it is not infringing laws that dictate that such wagering can only be conducted via telephone or in person.

Full Story: Will Hill Launches Aussie 'in-play' T.v. Advert »

NEW ONLINE CASINO APP FROM PALA INTERACTIVE

17th September, 2015 at 09:16:55
Early indications are that new iOS app has boosted Pala online casino business by 25 percent.

In just 10 days following its launch a new iOS online casino app from Pala Interactive has boosted the action at the company's New Jersey online casino by 25 percent...all without any meaningful marketing, CEO Jim Ryan claimed this week, adding that a promotional campaign has now been activated.

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