Gambling News 12th April, 2016

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PLAYTECH UNLEASH ZEUS

12th April, 2016 at 22:03:48
The Gods are Coming!

Playtech has released Zeus, the first of seven titles under its new Age of Gods progressive network portfolio.

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INTERWETTEN MAINTAINS POSITIVE MOMENTUM

12th April, 2016 at 22:03:48
First quarter results far exceed company's expectations.

Malta-headquartered Interwetten Gaming Ltd has maintained its positive momentum into 2016 posting an impressive 31 percent increase in gross gaming revenue in its first quarter results.

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HOLLAND CASINO GOES ON ONLINE

12th April, 2016 at 22:03:48
With player-focused app title Favorites.

The Netherlands' Holland Casino has launched a new customer app in partnership with mobile development agency Mobile Strategy.

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OPENBET REVEALS GRAND NATIONAL BETTING STATS.

12th April, 2016 at 22:03:48
Smashes previous records.

OpenBet said it had surpassed its Grand National Horse Race record this past weekend with its platform handling 62,000 bets per minute and 22 million sports bets across all its channels, up 27 percent over 2015.

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MORE BETTING FIRMS SIGN UP FOR BRITISH RACING APPROVAL STATUS (Update)

12th April, 2016 at 22:03:48
Membership grows.

British Racing said it had reached agreement with a number of betting operators under its Authorised Betting Partner (ABP) scheme following BetStars recent inclusion (see previous report).

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17 ARRESTED IN U.S. INTERNET GAMBLING BUST

12th April, 2016 at 22:03:48
Arraigned in U.S. District court.

Early U.S. media reports say seventeen men appeared before a Warwick State Third Division District Court today on charges ranging from organised criminal gambling and bookmaking to conspiracy.

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NAGALAND GOVERNOR APPROVES SKILL GAMING . (Update)

12th April, 2016 at 15:40:10
Regulatory and licensing process to begin in next few months.

Reportage from Indian gaming law portal, glaws.in, indicates that PB Acharya, the Governor of the North East Indian State Nagaland, signed off the " Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill Bill, 2015 under Article 200 of the Constitution " late last week (see previous reports).

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BUSY WEEKEND FOR MALAYASIAN POLICE

12th April, 2016 at 09:06:30
27 raids on gambling outlets in Kuching alone.

The weekend saw a blitz by Malaysian police in the Kuching region, with spokesman state CID chief SAC Dev Kumar revealing that 27 raids on illegal online and lottery gambling dens were carried out in 17 districts over the 48 hours.

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DISCUSSIONS ON SALE OF DANSKE SPIL CONTINUE (Update)

12th April, 2016 at 09:06:30
Sale could realise billions of krone for government coffers, but Opposition members still have doubts.

Discussions are continuing on the possible sale of the Danish government's major share in the Danske Spil gambling group (see previous reports), with local media reports indicating some disagreement between the political parties.

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