Gambling News 21st April, 2016

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GREEK GOVERNMENT COMMITS TO REGULATED ONLINE GAMBLING

21st April, 2016 at 17:21:57
But it's going to cost more in terms of taxation.

The Greek government has once again committed to properly and fairly regulating and licensing online gambling in order to replace the highly contentious 24 "temporary" licenses issued and then revoked by government last year, triggering legal actions.

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NEW MOODY INVESTOR SURVEY IS POSITIVE ON INTERNET GAMBLING

21st April, 2016 at 17:21:57
International market could be worth Euro 42.8 billion by the end of 2018.

A new survey by Moody's Investors Service makes an optimistic assessment on the industry, saying there are good growth opportunities despite pressure from increasing taxes and regulation.

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CORE GAMING IN BETFAIR-PADDY POWER DEAL

21st April, 2016 at 17:21:57
Wide-ranging content provision agreement signed.

Online gambling HTML5 software developer Core Gaming has inked a game distribution deal with UK online gambling powerhouse Betfair-Paddy Power.

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PLAYTECH TO ROLL OUT CASINO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR RANK'S GROSVENOR CASINOS

21st April, 2016 at 17:21:57
Neon is a cloud-based management system already in wide use by Genting.

The Rank Group's Grosvenor Casinos - the largest land casino chain in the UK - has signed up for Playtech's cloud-based Neon casino management system, which is already installed and operating across 43 UK casinos in the Genting stable.

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INDIAN MOBILE GAMES DEVELOPER TAKES A STAKE IN LONDON STUDIO

21st April, 2016 at 17:21:57
Nazara Games invests in a 26 percent stake in Mastermind Sports.

Nazara Games, a mobile game developer and publisher in India, has invested an undisclosed amount to acquire a 26 percent stake in London-based mobile game studio Mastermind Sports, according to a report in the publication VentureBeat.

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ZENGAMING RAISES $2.8 MILLION FOR E-SPORTS VENTURE

21st April, 2016 at 17:21:57
Crown Resorts led the funding to push further into the competitive video gaming space.

With its eyes firmly on the burgeoning eSports business space, social gaming network Zengaming raised $2.8 million in funding this week, with Australian land casino group Crown Resorts leading the round in its efforts to push further into the eSports competitive video gaming phenomenon.

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MR GREEN NAMES KAMBI AS ITS SPORTSBETTING PARTNER

21st April, 2016 at 17:21:57
New Kambi Premium sportsbook launches later this year, and will complement existing online casino action.

Kambi's new Premium sportsbook product, due for release later this year, has already been selected by the Mr Green online casino company to complement its existing casino action.

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NEW ONLINE CASINO FOR DANISH MARKET

21st April, 2016 at 08:51:57
EveryMatrix launches Anna Casino.

Turnkey online casino provider EveryMatrix has launched a new Denmark-facing white label online casino and sportsbook titled Anna Casino for unidentified owners.

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LADBROKES POSTS Q1-2016 RESULTS

21st April, 2016 at 08:51:57
Cheltenham racing takes the shine off sports betting performance.

UK online and land gambling group Ladbrokes has posted its Q1-2016 results, noting that bookie-negative outcomes from this year's Cheltenham horse racing took some of the shine off performance, but that digital operations continued to impress.

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NETENT'S JIMI HENDRIX ONLINE SLOT LAUNCHED

21st April, 2016 at 08:51:57
Swedish games provider turns up the volume again with the launch of next offering in its NetEnt Rocks series.

Swedish online gambling games developer NetEnt launched its next offering in the NetEnt Rocks series Thursday with the release of the much-anticipated Jimi Hendrix online slot

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