Gambling News 09th May, 2016

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ANTI-CYBER CRIME SPECIALIST JOINS ONLINE GAMBLING FIRM AS CEO

09th May, 2016 at 22:13:35
John McAfee to oversee MGT Capital's move into the cyber-security sector.

John McAfee, the often colourful founder of the eponymous cyber security software giant bearing his name, has been appointed CEO of mobile gambling company MGT Capital Investments and returned to the public markets this week around five years after selling McAfee to Intel Corp. for $7.68 billion.

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RAWA FLANKING MOVE BY FAILED PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE (Update)

09th May, 2016 at 22:13:35
Sen. Lindsey Graham tries to pull a fast one by including failing RAWA language in a major Appropriations bill.

In a sly move that could rank with the 2006 passage of the UIGEA attached to a security bill, failed presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham has inserted language from the rapidly failing Restoration of America's Wire Act in a massive federal Appropriations Bill in the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Full Story: Rawa Flanking Move By Failed Presidential Candidate (update) »

EVERYMATRIX IN STEP WITH NEW UK GAMBLING COMMISSION REQUIREMENTS

09th May, 2016 at 22:07:15
Reality check functionality integrated into platform.

EveryMatrix has launched a new reality check product to customers via its CasinoEngine in line with the UK Gambling Commission's newly published requirements.

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LADBROKES EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH SIS

09th May, 2016 at 13:39:04
For greyhound racing.

Ladbrokes has extended its longstanding relationship with SIS to include an exclusive four-year deal for track and broadcast rights for the Monmore and Crayford greyhound tracks.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Extends Partnership With Sis »

BETGAMES.TV AWARDED UK LICENSE

09th May, 2016 at 13:39:04
Live dealer provider achieves major milestone.

Lithuanian live casino games provider BetGames.tv has been awarded a Remote Gambling Software license from the UK Gambling Commission enabling it to enter the UK market.

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SCIENTIFIC GAMES' KING OF POP TO LAUNCH ONLINE

09th May, 2016 at 13:39:04
Popular land-based slot adapted for online and mobile channels.

Bally Technologies' terrestrial fav " King of Pop " is set for online and mobile launch this month (May).

Full Story: Scientific Games' King Of Pop To Launch Online »

TVG LEFT RED-FACED AFTER KENTUCKY DERBY

09th May, 2016 at 13:39:04
Betting website crashes just prior to start of lucrative race.

Betfair -owned American horse racing operation TVG were left red-faced after "botching" betting on the Kentucky Derby, one of the sports biggest betting days of the year, according to the New York Post.

Full Story: Tvg Left Red-faced After Kentucky Derby »

SOCIAL CASINO GAMING WATCH LIST PUBLISHED BY SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT

09th May, 2016 at 08:26:28
Provincial government says its list is designed to help parents prevent their children from learning to gamble.

The South Australian provincial government has made a move against social casino gaming, publishing a watch list that includes titles like Big Fish Casino in an attempt to assist parents in preventing their children from being exposed to gambling at an early age.

Full Story: Social Casino Gaming Watch List Published By South Australian Government »

MORE DETAILS ON ITALIAN ONLINE GAMBLING BUST (Update)

09th May, 2016 at 08:26:28
Malta connections in Catania online gambling ring.

The major Italian police online gambling ring bust in Catania, Sicily last week (see previous reports) involved some Malta connections, according to a weekend report in the Malta Independent newspaper.

Full Story: More Details On Italian Online Gambling Bust (update) »

HABANERO SHOOTS FOR THE STARS WITH 12 ZODIACS SLOT

09th May, 2016 at 08:26:28
New HTML5 game themed around animals in Chinese calendar.

Online gambling games developer Habanero says it is reaching to the stars for success with its new online slot titled 12 Zodiacs.

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