Gambling News 14th December, 2015

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TATTS CHIEF CRITICAL OF ATTEMPTS TO LEGALISE IN-PLAY BETTING

14th December, 2015 at 15:05:06
But are Aussie punters really disinterested in this form of gambling?

Robbie Cooke, the CEO of gambling group Tatts in Australia started the week by assuring local media that there is very little support among Aussie punters for online in-play betting, and criticised international gambling groups pushing for the genre to be legalised.

Full Story: Tatts Chief Critical Of Attempts To Legalise In-play Betting »

PLAYTECH LAUNCHES PREMIUM ACE VENTURA ONLINE SLOT

14th December, 2015 at 15:05:06
Omni-channel game is themed on the 1994 hit comedy movie.

The games development studio of online gambling software provider Playtech plc has launched a premium branded online slot game on the Playtech One platform, inspired by the smash-hit Jim Carrey comedy, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

Full Story: Playtech Launches Premium Ace Ventura Online Slot »

NEW ONLINE SLOT LAUNCH FROM ELK STUDIOS IMMINENT

14th December, 2015 at 15:05:06
December 16 is the day DJ Wild hits the market.

Online gambling games developer ELK Studios has announced the imminent launch (on December 16) of its latest slot, titled DJ Wild and featuring a disc jockey theme with attendant music over the sound effects.

Full Story: New Online Slot Launch From Elk Studios Imminent »

NEW REAL-MONEY GAMBLING APP MARKET LAUNCHED

14th December, 2015 at 15:05:06
Android platform-based Betcade will be available in the Google Store.

Newcomer Betcade aims to fill the gap created by Google Store refusing to permit real-money gambling apps, says founder David Chang in giving the publication VentureBeat an advanced peek at the app this week.

Full Story: New Real-money Gambling App Market Launched »

REALISTIC GAMES LAUNCH PERFECT PAIRS AND 21+3

14th December, 2015 at 15:05:06
Most popular side bets will complement Blackjack.

British online games supplier Realistic Games has launched what it claims are the world's two most popular blackjack side bet games.

Full Story: Realistic Games Launch Perfect Pairs And 21+3 »

ONLINE SLOTS BOOST SPANISH CASINO GAMBLING

14th December, 2015 at 15:05:06
More encouraging numbers from regulator.

According to the Spanish national gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), the introduction of online slots has contributed to encouraging third quarter improvement for the online casino gambling sector.

Full Story: Online Slots Boost Spanish Casino Gambling »

CHINA'S CLOSER SUPERVISION OF UNIONPAY COULD HAVE CONSEQUENCES

14th December, 2015 at 05:34:42
Macau Monetary Authority confirms it will be watching pawn shop transactions closely.

Moves to beef up supervision of the use of China UnionPay cards in Macau pawn shops - long believed to be a workaround on China's stringent currency controls by gamblers - could prove to be another blow to the struggling gambling island, say industry observers.

Full Story: China's Closer Supervision Of Unionpay Could Have Consequences »

RESURGENCE OF RAIDING IN MALAYSIAN PROVINCES

14th December, 2015 at 05:34:42
Many arrested and computers seized in renewed round of raiding

Malaysian police continued a round of renewed anti-online gambling raids (see previous reports) over the weekend, arresting over two hundred people and seizing computers and other evidence.

Full Story: Resurgence Of Raiding In Malaysian Provinces »