Gambling News 07th April, 2016

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TWO NEW EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS AT MR GREEN ONLINE CASINO

07th April, 2016 at 18:45:51
COO and CMO appointments announced.

The directors of Mr Green online casino have announced two senior appointments to management, naming David Nordberg as chief marketing officer and Oskar Mhlbach as chief operating officer.

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ESPORTS GETS U.K. GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

07th April, 2016 at 18:45:51
New eSports international event is being planned to coincide with Olympics in Rio later this year.

The International eGames Committee, which is backed by the British government, has announced that a new international eSports event is being planned as a pop-up competition in Rio de Janeiro, coinciding with the Olympics in that city later this year.

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NEW INVESTOR CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST AMAYA

07th April, 2016 at 10:22:53
Lawsuit filed this week in Manhattan Federal Court by lead plaintiff Michael Neuberger.

Online gambling group Amaya's troubles mounted on April 4, when one Michael Neuberger filed a new class action in the Manhattan Federal Court - the second such litigation this year - claiming that the value of investors' shares in the company has been adversely impacted by insider trading investigations involving company executive David Baazov (see previous reports).

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BLINKING GOOD APRIL FOOL'S DAY JAPE

07th April, 2016 at 10:22:53
Mfortune's Splink has punters' eyes all a-flutter.

Online casino firm Mfortune had a little fun with the players on April Fool's Day this year, the company has revealed, describing how it used a fictional new technology titled Splink to hoodwink mobile punters.

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VIETNAM POLICE SHUTTER ONLINE FOOTBALL BETTING RING

07th April, 2016 at 10:22:53
Over US$58 million in bets taken by Thanh Ha province illegal gambling enterprise.

Police in the Thanh Ha province of Vietnam have announced the breakup of a US$58 million illegal online football betting ring and the arrest of 14 members, including two ringleaders identified as Nguyễn Thế Hiếu and Nguyễn Thnh Trung.

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NEW TECH OFFICE FOR BET365

07th April, 2016 at 10:22:53
Manchester chosen for new technology development branch.

The Stoke, UK-headquartered online gambling group Bet365 has revealed plans to open a new technology development office in Manchester and is reportedly recruiting up to 70 new employees to man it.

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GOOD GROWTH IN EUROPEAN ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET

07th April, 2016 at 10:22:53
Global Betting and Gaming Consultants numbers make impressive reading.

The online gambling industry is alive and well and growing steadily in Europe, according to Global Betting and Gaming Consultant numbers released this week, which show that gross gaming yield rose 328 percent between 2005 and 2015, reaching $15.87 billion last year.

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BET365 AND BETTINGEXPERT PARTNER WITH NEW APP

07th April, 2016 at 10:22:53
Team claims the first in-play tipping app.

A collaborative partnership between online gambling group Bet365 and the 350,000 member sports betting social network Bettingexpert has claimed the development and launch of the world's first in-play tipping app.

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QUICKSPIN SEALS DANSKE SPIL DEAL

07th April, 2016 at 10:22:53
Supplier reaches major agreement with Denmark's largest operator

Swedish online slots specialist Quickspin has signed a deal to provide Danske Spil with its full portfolio of games and promotional tools.

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