Gambling News 15th October, 2015

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NEKTAN LOSSES WIDEN

15th October, 2015 at 17:54:05
But Management remains positive on future growth.

Gibraltar-based mobile content and platform provider Nektan plc has posted its first set of public earnings (for the year to June 30) since its AIM listing in London last year, reporting a GBP 5.1 million loss but predicting strong growth going forward.

Full Story: Nektan Losses Widen »

MUSICAL CHAIRS MANAGEMENT AT LADBROKES

15th October, 2015 at 17:54:05
Now Bagguley heads for the exit after mere months in the top digital job.

Andrew Bagguley, the md of Ladbrokes digital operations, is reportedly leaving the company and will be replaced by former Playtech exec Nick Zajdel.

Full Story: Musical Chairs Management At Ladbrokes »

ANOTHER HALLOWEEN SLOT - THIS ONE FROM NUWORKS

15th October, 2015 at 17:54:05
Fangtastic new slot launched in time for Halloween

Online gambling games provider Nuworks has launched a new and suitably scary vampire-themed slot titled Fangtastic to coincide with Halloween.

Full Story: Another Halloween Slot - This One From Nuworks »

SLOTJOINT OFFERS R.T.P. SERVICE FOR PLAYERS

15th October, 2015 at 17:54:05
Online casino launches facility that enables players to check whether games are paying out as advertised.

Canadian-founded online casino SlotJoint has announced a return-to-player (RTP) checking facility that allows players to assess whether the casino games on offer are paying out as advertised.

Full Story: Slotjoint Offers R.t.p. Service For Players »

F.B.I. INVESTIGATION INTO D.F.S. LAUNCHED

15th October, 2015 at 09:11:00
Agents contact DraftKings players regarding "insider" scandal.

In a story first broken by the Wall Street Journal Wednesday, US media are reporting that the FBI has commenced an investigation into the "insider" scandal at daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings following appeals by politicians for a Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission enquiry (see previous reports).

Full Story: F.b.i. Investigation Into D.f.s. Launched »

SINGLE CODE STRATEGY WORKING WELL FOR CORE GAMING

15th October, 2015 at 09:11:00
Strategy applied to desktop and mobile game releases.

CORE Gaming claims it is leading the way in HTML5 technology after successfully deploying a single code base strategy for both mobile and desktop.

Full Story: Single Code Strategy Working Well For Core Gaming »

PENNSYLVANIA ONLINE GAMBLING STILL ON THE TABLE (Update)

15th October, 2015 at 09:11:00
State politicians reject governor's proposed $2.4 billion tax package, suggesting that gaming and other avenues can be tapped.

Wednesday's defeat of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's $2.4 billion tax proposal has possibly created space for legalised online gambling bills currently stalled in the legislature, industry observers claimed yesterday.

Full Story: Pennsylvania Online Gambling Still On The Table (update) »

RANK REPORTS GOOD START TO FISCAL 2015

15th October, 2015 at 09:11:00
Digital division delivers strong performance, with mobile channel now contributing 50 percent of digital revenues.

Online and land gambling firm Rank Group plc and posted its interim management statement for the 15 weeks to 11 October 2015, with CEO Henry Birch commenting:

Full Story: Rank Reports Good Start To Fiscal 2015 »

HAPPY HALLOWEEN ONLINE SLOT RELEASED BY PLAY'N GO

15th October, 2015 at 09:11:00
Good timing for the scare season.

Online table and slots provider Play'n Go has announced the release of Happy Halloween, an all-new online slot title featuring ghosts, ghouls, and tasty treats for the Halloween season.

Full Story: Happy Halloween Online Slot Released By Play'n Go »

THREE NEW GAMBLING APPS ON THE WAY FROM WILL HILL

15th October, 2015 at 09:11:00
New apps all based on the iOS platform.

William Hill Labs has previewed three new iOS-based free apps which online and land gambling parent William Hill plc is set to release before the end of 2015.

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