Gambling News 27th January, 2016

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UNIBET TO SPONSOR DUTCH CYCLING

27th January, 2016 at 20:46:19
Four year agreement valued at Euro 7 million.

Online gambling group Unibet has agreed to sponsor the Netherlands national cycling association KNWU in a four year deal worth Euro 7 million that commences in 2017.

Full Story: Unibet To Sponsor Dutch Cycling »

SKILLONNET IN EURO 15 MILLION DEAL WITH ONLINE CASINO

27th January, 2016 at 20:46:19
Money will enable Playmillion to expand through acquisitions.

Playmillion, a Malta-licensed online casino group founded on an initial $3 million investment in late 2011, is to benefit from a Euro 15 million strategic cooperation agreement with software and turnkey provider SkillOnNet.

Full Story: Skillonnet In Euro 15 Million Deal With Online Casino »

IFORIUM JOINS ODOBO NETWORK

27th January, 2016 at 16:14:11
Gains access to scores of new titles

Software development firm Iforium has joined Adobo's distribution network providing customers over 60 new HTML5 titles via their Gameflex platform.

Full Story: Iforium Joins Odobo Network »

MOBILE CASINO OPERATOR APPOINTS AMBASSADOR

27th January, 2016 at 10:19:37
And announces an eye-catching adventure for him.

Mobile casino operator LeoVegas is rarely out of the news these days thanks to an energetic promo and PR program, which this week included the appointment of Swedish celebrity Jon Olsson as its ambassador and outlined a publicity-targeted adventure in which he will participate later this year.

Full Story: Mobile Casino Operator Appoints Ambassador »

ANNUAL CASINOMEISTER AWARDS ANNOUNCED

27th January, 2016 at 10:19:37
Wide variety of good (and bad) nominations received from forum members.

The veteran online gambling information and forum portal Casinomeister.com has released its "naughty and nice" annual industry awards showcasing the very best...and the very worst....that the online casino sector has to offer as nominated by the player community.

Full Story: Annual Casinomeister Awards Announced »

NEW CHIEF FOR CONNECTIVE GAMES

27th January, 2016 at 10:19:37
Sergey Mukhanov takes over as CEO.

Russian online gambling software provider Connective Games (CG) has announced that Sergey Mukhanov has replaced Konstantin Zubarev as CEO of the company, although Zubarev will remain a managing partner in the business for the foreseeable future.

Full Story: New Chief For Connective Games »

PLAYER DISPUTE PROGRESS AT THE U.K. GAMBLING COMMISSION (Update)

27th January, 2016 at 10:19:37
Online Dispute Resolution platform link now available.

The UK Gambling Commission has announced that its European Online Dispute Resolution platform webpage, which is due for implementation on 15 February this year, is now available in draft form.

Full Story: Player Dispute Progress At The U.k. Gambling Commission (update) »

CALLS FOR TOUGHER ONLINE GAMBLING CONTROLS IN AUSTRALIA

27th January, 2016 at 10:19:37
Editorial suggests ways in which enforcement and control can be stiffened.

Prompted by cheating in sports horror stories recently, the Sydney Morning Herald editorial column argued Tuesday that a federal regulatory regime to control the booming and competitive Australian online gambling sector is needed.

Full Story: Calls For Tougher Online Gambling Controls In Australia »

MAGNET GAMING AWARDED U.K. PROVIDER LICENCE

27th January, 2016 at 10:19:37
Remote Gambling Software Operating Licence gives Danish supplier access to British operators.

Danish online slots provider Magnet Gaming has been granted a Remote Gambling Software Operating Licence by the UK Gambling Commission, enabling it to access operators in the UK market.

Full Story: Magnet Gaming Awarded U.k. Provider Licence »