Gambling News 04th April, 2016

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MORE ON WILL HILL INVESTMENT IN NYX OPENBET ACQUISITION (Update)

04th April, 2016 at 21:52:15
Establishes clear technology road map says William Hill.

William Hill Plc's investment of GBP 80 million in the form of a note redeemable in cash or shares in NYX Gaming Group supporting the acquisition of Openbet (see previous report) along with a further GBP 10 million in equity in NYX and a 10-year commercial agreement secures the company's existing technology platform and establishes a clear roadmap for its future development, William Hill said in a statement Monday.

Full Story: More On Will Hill Investment In Nyx Openbet Acquisition (update) »

SERIES OF ALL TIME HIGHS IN CASINOS AUSTRIA 2015 RESULTS.

04th April, 2016 at 21:52:15
Despite uncertain times in terms of ownership.

Casinos Austria AG and Austrian Lotteries Group, the part-state owned entity currently the target of a partial takeover by Novomatic and Czech investment firm SAZKA Group, posted a record Euro 100.5 million (2014: Euro 69 million) almost doubling operating profit despite a decline in revenue to Euro 3.599 billion (2014: Euro 3.6 billion). Net profit came in at Euro 55.3 million for the year (2014: Euro 41.7 million).

Full Story: Series Of All Time Highs In Casinos Austria 2015 Results. »

GENESIS GAMING'S EURO GOLDEN CUP

04th April, 2016 at 21:52:15
Launch timeously planned prior to Euro 2016 football championship.

Gaming developer Genesis Gaming is readying the imminent launch of its newest release " Euro Golden Cup ", a 25-line, 5-reel video slot featuring a collection mechanism and multiple unlocking levels and features.

Full Story: Genesis Gaming's Euro Golden Cup »

CHELTENHAM "NO PAY" FURORE LATEST (Update)

04th April, 2016 at 17:18:32
Isle of Man regulator confirms it has launched an investigation.

The confiscation of Cheltenham horseracing winnings by Isle of Man licensed online sports books 138.com, 12Bet, Fun88.co.uk and TLC Bet is being investigated by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission, the regulator confirmed Monday.

Full Story: Cheltenham "no Pay" Furore Latest (update) »

WINADAY TO UPDATE ITS MOBILE OFFERING

04th April, 2016 at 17:18:32
New look of proprietary technology will include several improvements.

WinADay online casino said in a press statement Monday that it was busy developing a new and enhanced interface for its mobile offering which will released later this year.

Full Story: Winaday To Update Its Mobile Offering »

TRADA CASINO TO DROP ISLE OF MAN LICENSING

04th April, 2016 at 17:18:32
Online casino company focuses on UK Gambling Commission.

TradaGames (IOM) Limited has advised players at its Trada online casino that effective April 8 it will be focusing on its UK Gambling Commission licensing and relinquishing its Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission licence.

Full Story: Trada Casino To Drop Isle Of Man Licensing »

ONLINE GAMBLING INFORMATION PORTAL SOLD FOR EURO 15 MILLION

04th April, 2016 at 17:18:32
Igor Salindrija's AskGamblers acquired by Catena Media.

Catena Media, a Stockholm Nasdaq-listed affiliate marketing company, has announced that it has inked an agreement to acquire online gambling information and affiliate portal AskGamblers.com for Euro 15 million.

Full Story: Online Gambling Information Portal Sold For Euro 15 Million »

QUICKSPIN IN CONTENT SUPPLY DEAL WITH IFORIUM

04th April, 2016 at 13:56:41
Market expansion in distribution of top titles.

Stockholm-based games developer Quickspin will provide a full suite of desktop and mobile video slots to platform provider Iforium as well as a series of promotional tools that include its Feature Trigger and Flexible Free Rounds.

Full Story: Quickspin In Content Supply Deal With Iforium »

QUEBEC CAMPAIGN AGAINST ONLINE GAMBLING COMPETITION IN THE NEWS AGAIN

04th April, 2016 at 08:42:52
Little that is new in Canadian reports, but always good to reiterate the reasons why Internet blocking is not a good thing.

On a slow news weekend the Quebec provincial government's attempts to shield its online gambling enterprise Espace Jeux from competition again hit Canadian media headlines, which was surprising given that there was little that was new in the reports.

Full Story: Quebec Campaign Against Online Gambling Competition In The News Again »

567 COMPUTERS SEIZED IN VIRGINIA ONLINE GAMBLING RAIDS.

04th April, 2016 at 08:42:52
"Retail bidding" rationale not accepted by law enforcement.

567 computers, along with other evidence, was seized by police in Virginia late last month following investigations into so-called "retail bidding" companies, the latest ruse used by former internet cafe gambling providers to find workarounds in state anti-online gambling laws.

Full Story: 567 Computers Seized In Virginia Online Gambling Raids. »

U.K. FOOTBALL TEAM'S REMARKABLE RISE CONTINUES

04th April, 2016 at 08:42:52
Leicester City's success pays handsomely for Betfred punter as football club consolidates its Premier League lead.

The remarkable story that is the soaring Leicester City football club in the English Premier League continued this weekend when the dream team beat Southampton 1 vs. 0, consolidating its seven-point lead over Tottenham Hotspur at the top of the league table.

Full Story: U.k. Football Team's Remarkable Rise Continues »

LARGE STOCK TRADES ON AMAYA IN Q4-2015

04th April, 2016 at 08:42:52
Some bail but others increase their holdings.

The Canadian online gambling group Amaya Inc. both attracted and repelled investors during the fourth quarter of 2015, recently published details from stock exchange records reveal.

Full Story: Large Stock Trades On Amaya In Q4-2015 »

RUSSIAN MOBILE GAMES FOR SWISS LAND CASINO OPERATORS

04th April, 2016 at 08:42:52
Connective Games provides free-to-play mobile table games.

The Russian mobile games provider Connective Games continued to strengthen its relationship with prominent land based operator Swiss Casinos this week, providing 3D mobile casino games which are now live and available free of charge to land casino players in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

Full Story: Russian Mobile Games For Swiss Land Casino Operators »