Gambling News 23rd March, 2016

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MORE DETAIL ON AMAYA INSIDER TRADING SAGA (Update)

23rd March, 2016 at 14:54:02
Further companies and individuals named.

Quebec's Financial Securities Regulator, the AMF, confirmed Wednesday that it is charging David Baazov, Benjamin Ahdoot, and Yoel Altman, along with three companies, with 23 charges related to manipulating stock prices between Dec. 2013 and Dec. 2014.

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AMAYA'S BAAZOV CHARGED WITH INSIDER TRADING (Update)

23rd March, 2016 at 13:53:34
Individual charges, Amaya, subsidiaries, directors and shareholders not implicated.

The ongoing investigation by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the securities regulatory authority in the Province of Quebec, has taken an unpleasant turn with charges of insider trading laid against Amaya Inc. chairman and chief executive officer David Baazov.

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BETSSON IN CONTENT SUPPLY DEAL WITH FELT LTD.

23rd March, 2016 at 13:53:34
Popular land-based table games adapted for online.

Betsson has launched an online portfolio of eleven proprietary land-based table games from Felt Ltd across its Betsson, Betsafe and Oranjecasino properties.

Full Story: Betsson In Content Supply Deal With Felt Ltd. »

AGCC WELCOMES NEW REGULATORY DIRECTOR

23rd March, 2016 at 13:53:34
Seasoned gambling industry veteran

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has welcomed Tom Fears back to the commission as director of regulatory operations succeeding Jorn Starck who assumed the role of executive director following the departure of André Wilsenach (see previous reports).

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WILLIAM HILL ISSUES PROFIT WARNING

23rd March, 2016 at 13:53:34
Online taking a hammering.

William Hill has issued a profit warning in a trading update for the period to March 20, 2016.

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WORLD MATCH RELEASE ANOTHER SEVENTEEN HTML5 TITLES

23rd March, 2016 at 13:53:34
Boosts omni-channel capabilities.

World Match, in an effort to keep abreast of digital omni-channel trends, has launched another 17 of its most popular slots on the HTML5 platform.

Full Story: World Match Release Another Seventeen Html5 Titles »

AUSSIE LAND CASINO COMPANY TO HOST E-SPORTS EVENT

23rd March, 2016 at 08:06:40
Crown Casino Melbourne will be the scene for a Call of Duty tournament in April.

Australian land casino operator Crown Resorts is showing interest in the booming eSports vertical, announcing this week that its Melbourne venue is to host a Call of Duty tournament on April 9 and 10.

Full Story: Aussie Land Casino Company To Host E-sports Event »

DANISH ONLINE CASINO OPERATOR SHUTS DOWN GLOBAL SITE

23rd March, 2016 at 08:06:40
But Tivoli.dk will continue to serve the Danish market.

The online casino subsidiary of Danish land gambling group Tivoli AS has announced that it is to shut down its international online casino next month, although the Danish-dedicated operation Tivolicasino.dk remains successful and will continue to serve Danish players.

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FORMER PADDY POWER C.E.O. DEPARTS MERGED BETFAIR-PADDY POWER GROUP

23rd March, 2016 at 08:06:40
Amicable exit as McCue leaves to pursue new business opportunities.

The recently merged Paddy Power Betfair plc online and land gambling group announced Wednesday that following the completion of the merger in February, the chief operating officer, Andy McCue, is to leave the group and will cease to be a director on 30 April 2016.

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