Gambling News 15th January, 2016

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TWO NEW MANAGERS FOR MR.GREEN ONLINE CASINO

15th January, 2016 at 17:02:38
CEO announces new casino head and responsible gaming manager.

Bo Wänghammar, chief executive officer at the Mr.Green online casino group, has announced two important managerial appointments.

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U.S. GAMBLING MOGUL NOT ENTIRELY AGAINST MOBILE.

15th January, 2016 at 17:02:38
Wynn planning launch of a mobile sports book in Las Vegas.

Steve Wynn, the high profile head of the Wynn Resorts land gambling group, has in the past seemed interested in online poker business possibilities, only to reverse course and oppose the online gambling industry's legalisation in the United States in more recent times (see previous reports).

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PADDY POWER-BETFAIR MERGER TIMETABLE RELEASED.

15th January, 2016 at 17:02:38
All being well, merger should complete February 2.

Paddy Power and Betfair have announced a timetable for the forthcoming merger of the two gambling groups, noting that the merger has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, and commenting:

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BLAST FROM THE PAST AS WSEX FOUNDER RETURNS TO THE U.S.A.

15th January, 2016 at 08:01:48
After fourteen years of self-imposed exile in Antigua, Ware returns to face the music.

The names World Sports Exchange and Jay Cohen evoked thoughts of a blast from the past among online gambling industry veterans this week as the news broke in the New York Times that Haden Ware, the indicted co-founder of the now long-shuttered online sportsbook World Sports Exchange, has returned to the United States after fourteen years of self-imposed exile on Antigua.

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BET365'S ROMANIAN TROUBLES CONTINUE (Update)

15th January, 2016 at 08:01:48
Online gambling group loses appeal against licence suspension but may fight on.

The strange case of the Romanian regulator's suspension of online gambling group Bet365's licence continued to mystify observers this week, when the Court of Appeal in Bucharest turned down Bet365's appeal against the suspension.

Full Story: Bet365's Romanian Troubles Continue (update) »

SKY BETTING A GOOD PLACE TO WORK

15th January, 2016 at 08:01:48
Leeds-based online gambling company judged among "Best Companies to Work For".

Staff at the Leeds, UK base of online gambling operator Sky Betting and Gaming received the encouraging news this week that they work for one of the most employee-friendly companies in Britain.

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