Gambling News 11th April, 2016

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GAMING REALMS LAUNCH BGT GAMES (Update)

11th April, 2016 at 15:25:05
Features bespoke version of Slingo game.

London-listed games developer Gaming Realms has launched BGT Games as a result of its previously reported three-year agreement with Fremantle Media's Britain's Got Talent brand (see previous report).

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BETFAIR PUNTERS SAVVY CASH-OUT

11th April, 2016 at 15:25:05
Goes down as the mother of all cashouts, says Betfair.

An unidentified Betfair punter cashed out GBP 53,000 on a GBP 49.50 twenty two-leg football match accumulator bet that could have ultimately awarded him GBP 1.5 million.

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LEAP GAMING SECURES SUBSTANTIAL INVESTMENT

11th April, 2016 at 15:25:05
FastForward to acquire 41.5 percent stake.

Virtual sports and casino provider Leap Gaming has secured a $2.5 million investment from the sale of an initial 29.4 percent stake in parent company Frails LLC by FastForward Innovations Ltd (FastForward).

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DUTCH AUTHORITY WARNS OPERATORS ON UPCOMING SUMMER GAMES PROMOTIONS

11th April, 2016 at 15:25:05
Targeting Dutch consumers carries consequences.

The Dutch gaming authority Kansspelautoriteit has reminded operators to ensure upcoming summer sports promotions do not target Dutch consumers.

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SLOTEGRATOR IN CONTENT DEAL WITH CRYSTAL CASINO

11th April, 2016 at 15:25:05
Partners with Booming Games.

Invicta Networks' Crystal Casino will boost its existing Microgaming content with a range of titles from Amatic and Endorphina through a deal with software provider and distributor Slotegrator.

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INSPIRED IN STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH GREENTUBE

11th April, 2016 at 15:25:05
Wider distribution for Inspired virtual content.

Virtual sports provider Inspired has entered into a strategic partnership with Novomatic's Greentube for the delivery of its latest virtual content to a number of online operators.

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AUSSIE GROUP CALLS FOR P.O.C. STYLE TAXATION ON INTERNET GAMBLING

11th April, 2016 at 07:51:31
Northern Territory and Norfolk Island are being used as tax havens, claims action group.

The South Australian Council of Social Services has demanded that government change the tax laws on gambling companies offering internet betting, saying that the present system based on where a company is licensed creates the possibility of more economical jurisdictions being chosen for tax haven reasons.

Full Story: Aussie Group Calls For P.o.c. Style Taxation On Internet Gambling »

COLOSSUS BETS ATTACKED BY U.K. GAMBLING REFORM GROUP

11th April, 2016 at 07:51:31
Former football star criticised for fronting for long-odds firm.

The Gambling Reform & Society Perception action group in the UK attacked betting firm Colossus Bets over the weekend, criticising frontman and investor, former England football star Michael Owen (36), for his involvement in a company where the chances of winning the major prize are allegedly a trillion to one.

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RUSSIAN FEDERAL TAX MOVES CONTINUE (Update)

11th April, 2016 at 07:51:31
Duma website gives more details on online tax proposals.

Further details on proposed online gambling taxation in Russia have been revealed on the national parliament's (Duma) website, confirming earlier reports of hefty taxation hikes (see previous |InfoPowa bulletins).

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