Gambling News 23rd December, 2015

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BOARD CHANGES AT PLAYTECH PLC

23rd December, 2015 at 21:09:27
Stewart-Jones departs and John Jackson arrives.

Online gambling software developer and provider Playtech plc has announced the appointment to its board of directors of John Jackson, with effect from 1 January 2016. He will sit on the Board's Remuneration Committee; Risk and Compliance Committee; Audit Committee; and Nominations Committee.

Full Story: Board Changes At Playtech Plc »

INTERTAIN PRESSES AHEAD WITH INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED SHORT-SELLER ACTIVITY (Update)

23rd December, 2015 at 21:09:27
Company's independent investigation committee has already uncovered misleading inaccuracies in Spruce Point report.

Canadian online gambling group Intertain has wasted no time in setting up an independent investigating committee to look into allegations of misleading reportage and short selling by Spruce Point (see previous InmfoPowa report).

Full Story: Intertain Presses Ahead With Investigation Into Alleged Short-seller Activity (update) »

WILL COLOMBIA BE THE NEXT ONLINE GAMBLING LICENSING JURISDICTION?

23rd December, 2015 at 21:09:27
Gambling regulator launches a public consultation process.

The Colombian gambling regulator Cojuegos has advised that it has drafted three proposals regarding possible regulatory and technical details necessary to support the licensing of online gambling, and is inviting public comment in a consultation process.

Full Story: Will Colombia Be The Next Online Gambling Licensing Jurisdiction? »

GAMEACCOUNT NETWORK SIGNS UP CAPRI CASINOS SUBSIDIARY

23rd December, 2015 at 11:19:22
Lady Luck Interactive to use GAN's Simulated Gaming online system.

Gaming software developer GameAccount Network (now rebranded as GAN), has announced a new US deal with a subsidiary of one of the largest regional casino operating groups in America, Capri Casinos.

Full Story: Gameaccount Network Signs Up Capri Casinos Subsidiary »

ENGLISH FOOTBALL SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH SKY BET EXTENDED

23rd December, 2015 at 11:19:22
Three more years for UK gambling firm.

The Football League, soon to re-brand as the English Football League, has extended for a further three years its sponsorship deal with online gambling company Sky Bet.

Full Story: English Football Sponsorship Deal With Sky Bet Extended »

TOP MANAGEMENT MOVES AT SCIENTIFIC GAMES

23rd December, 2015 at 08:00:57
CEO's contract extended; CFO retires.

Online and land gambling supplier Scientific Games has revealed top management moves at group level, with CEO Gavin Isaac's contract extended by a year, and group chief financial officer Scott Schweinfurth on the way to a well-deserved retirement.

Full Story: Top Management Moves At Scientific Games »

U.K. ONLINE GAMBLING SUPPLIER LICENCE FOR SWEDISH SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

23rd December, 2015 at 08:00:57
Yggdrasil secures entry to an important market.

Swedish online gambling software developer Yggdrasil Gaming has been awarded the licences required by the UK Gambling Commission to offer its proprietary gaming platform and games to British residents.

Full Story: U.k. Online Gambling Supplier Licence For Swedish Software Developer »

"GIVE US YOUR BEST OFFERS," SAYS SPORTECH.

23rd December, 2015 at 08:00:57
Gambling group looking to sell subsidiary The Football Pools.

The recent news that NetPlayTV is in preliminary talks with Sportech plc regarding the possible purchase of The Football Pools (see previous report) has been followed by a press release from Sportech.

Full Story: "give Us Your Best Offers," Says Sportech. »