Gambling News 28th March, 2016

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SPECULATION THAT AMAYA MAY BE INTERESTED IN ACQUIRING INTERTAIN

28th March, 2016 at 18:27:56
But recent events appear to have pushed back such a scenario.

Over the weekend the Canadian investment publication Motley Fool examined rumours that online gambling group Amaya Inc. is mulling an acquisition offer on Intertain, and appeared to come to the conclusion that recent regulatory events may have overtaken the possibility.

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PROPOSED FRENCH LEGISLATION MAKES THINGS EASIER FOR E-SPORTS

28th March, 2016 at 18:27:56
"The Digital Republic Bill" aims to disassociate eSports events from gambling.

According to weekend reports on Yogonet, the French government's Digital Republic Bill may carry significant benefits for the booming eSports industry, including the expansion of the definition of an athlete to include eSports professional players, government interaction with the industry, and government social benefits.

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PLAYSTUDIOS LAUNCH DEDICATED KONAMI APP

28th March, 2016 at 13:17:36
Exclusively offers Konami content.

Free-to-play social casino developer PlayStudios has developed and operates myKONAMI Slots, a new mobile app exclusively featuring Konami Gaming Inc. content.

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JETBULL LAUNCH QUICKSPIN GAMES

28th March, 2016 at 13:17:36
Expand already substantial games offer.

Online casino, live casino and sportsbook operator Jetbull has debuted a selection of QuickSpin games augmenting an already substantial offer from other top-tier games providers NetEnt, Microgaming, NYX and Play'nGo.

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NOT-SO-BRIGHT EMAIL FROM BETTING COMPANY

28th March, 2016 at 07:32:22
Was BetBright trying to emulate Paddy Power's controversial marketing style?

A furore erupted at the start of the Easter weekend when someone at online gambling firm BetBright sent out a marketing email suggesting that players shouldn't let Jesus "spoil your fun on your day off" and that he "probably won't mind anymore", followed by a link to the wagering site.

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