Gambling News 25th April, 2016

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WASHINGTON COMMISSIONS GAMBLING STUDY

25th April, 2016 at 20:47:38
To guide economic growth.

New Jersey-based market survey company Spectrum Gaming Group (SGG) has been commissioned by the Washington State Gambling Commission to prepare the State's first ever economic market study on gambling, the A-Z of Online Casinos has learned today.

Full Story: Washington Commissions Gambling Study »

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK REPORTS GOOD PROGRESS

25th April, 2016 at 20:47:38
21Bet works at gaining foothold in UK betting market.

FSB Technology -powered online bookie 21Bet is claiming a strong start since its launch at the beginning of March with15,000 customers registered in its first month.

Full Story: New Kid On The Block Reports Good Progress »

BET365 OWNERS AGAIN FEATURE IN BRITAIN'S RICHEST LIST

25th April, 2016 at 20:44:49
Coates family is in the top 25 wealthiest in the UK.

The latest Sunday Times Rich List in the UK shows that the Coates family - owners of online gambling group bet365 - have continued to prosper since last year and have now moved into the Top 25 list, having boosted the family fortune by GBP 1.4 billion since last year to GBP 3.8 billion.

Full Story: Bet365 Owners Again Feature In Britain's Richest List »

WASHINGTON STATE TO REVIEW ITS GAMBLING INDUSTRY

25th April, 2016 at 20:44:49
With some of the most draconian laws against online gambling in the US, Washington State is set to reconsider its approach to gambling.

The Washington State Gambling Commission has announced that it has hired the professional services of New Jersey gambling consultants Spectrum Gaming to prepare an economic market study on gambling in the state.

Full Story: Washington State To Review Its Gambling Industry »

TASTY TREAT FROM MICROGAMING

25th April, 2016 at 15:35:16
Asian culinary delight to be launched in May

Microgaming's latest offer is a 5x3 reel, nine-payline game set in a Chinese restaurant.

Full Story: Tasty Treat From Microgaming »

INSPIRED VIRTUAL SPORTS FOR NOVOMATIC ITALIA

25th April, 2016 at 15:35:16
Expands footprint in Italian market.

Virtual sports provider Inspired will supply a full suite of its virtual sports games to Novomatic Italia across both retail and online channels.

Full Story: Inspired Virtual Sports For Novomatic Italia »

BET365 IN NAMING RIGHTS DEAL WITH STOKE CITY FC

25th April, 2016 at 15:35:16
Extends jersey sponsorship.

bet365 has clinched a six-year naming rights deal with Premier League football club Stoke City for the Britannia Stadium.

Full Story: Bet365 In Naming Rights Deal With Stoke City Fc »

RESEARCH FIRM PREDICTS A NEW CASINO FUTURE

25th April, 2016 at 09:10:26
Casinos will offer different variations on gambling.

US casinos of the future will probably offer a wide range of gambling variants that include skill-based slot machines, online gambling, sports betting, fantasy sports and eSports arenas and wagering facilities, the research company Rubin Brown predicts in its new report "Gaming Statistics", based on statistical data from the industry.

Full Story: Research Firm Predicts A New Casino Future »

KOREAN E-SPORTS FIGHTS CORRUPTION

25th April, 2016 at 09:10:26
Young professional players tempted by gamblers to throw games.

That scourge of all sports - corruption - has perhaps predictably raised its ugly head in the nascent but lucrative eSports business, with high profile prosecutions in South Korea underlining a determination in the business to combat the evil.

Full Story: Korean E-sports Fights Corruption »

A BET A LAUNCHES MEGAFAN MANAGER

25th April, 2016 at 09:10:26
Euro 2016-based fantasy game first for UK and Ireland retail bookies

Specialist online gambling software supplier A Bet A is to launch fantasy football into UK and Irish retail bookmaking for the first time with the roll-out of MegaFan Manager product.

Full Story: A Bet A Launches Megafan Manager »

LADBROKES DIRECTORATE CHANGE

25th April, 2016 at 09:10:26
Richard Moross to step down as Non-executive Director

Richard Moross has advised the Ladbrokes' Board that he will be stepping down as a non-executive director at this year's AGM and will not seek re-election as a director.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Directorate Change »

C.V.C. MOVES IN ON TIPICO

25th April, 2016 at 09:10:26
Private equity group agree to acquire a majority stake in German gambling group.

Private equity group CVC Capital Partners is at the centre of another major gambling deal, announcing Sunday that it signed a binding agreement to acquire a majority stake in betting firm Tipico, Germany's largest private sports betting group.

Full Story: C.v.c. Moves In On Tipico »