Gambling News 09th October, 2015

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CHERRY GROUP INCREASES HOLDING IN GERMAN ONLINE GAMBLING FIRM

09th October, 2015 at 21:07:55
Swedish group takes an additional 4 percent, raising its total stake in Almor to 75 percent.

Swedish online gambling group Cherry is clearly impressed with German-facing online gambling firm Almor Holdings and has increased its shareholding by 4 percent to a total stake of 75 percent with a further payment of Euro 760,000.

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OCTOBER'S MYTHICAL MADNESS FROM MICROGAMING

09th October, 2015 at 09:40:00
Online gambling software and games provider releases its new games for October.

This (October) month sees a two-game strong release from Microgaming, with themes featuring all things mythical.

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MAJOR NEW LAND CASINO FOR RUSSIA

09th October, 2015 at 08:30:51
After several delays, Summit Ascent's Tigre de Cristal resort opens its doors.

It's been a bumpy road strewn with delays, but Summit Ascent's Tigre de Cristal casino resort has launched in the Russian Primorye gaming zone to considerable local fanfare, and looks set to succeed - some say to Macau proportions.

Full Story: Major New Land Casino For Russia »

SPORTS BETTING SUCCESS THROUGH "THE WISDOM OF THE CROWDS'.

09th October, 2015 at 08:30:51
Microsoft's Bing Predicts artificial intelligence shocks the bookies.

Artificial intelligence has been disturbing gambling consortiums in Las Vegas, the publication Extreme Tech claims, reporting that Microsoft's AI engine, Bing Predicts, recently bested the Las Vegas odds in predicting winners for week one of the NFL season.

Full Story: Sports Betting Success Through "the Wisdom Of The Crowds'. »

SELF-REGULATION IN SWEDEN - A PRE-EMPTIVE MOVE?

09th October, 2015 at 08:30:51
Swedish media groups work on a responsible advertising plan before government regulation kicks in.

With the prospect of new regulatory developments in Swedish online gambling ahead following government's impending review of the industry (see previous reports), trade associations for the local digital, television, print and publishing media are talking about self-regulation in what appears to be a pre-emptive move.

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