Gambling News 12th May, 2016

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NYX GAMING STRENGTHENS ITALIAN PARTNERSHIP WITH EUROBET

12th May, 2016 at 21:40:51
Eurobet.it goes live with casino games via Game360 platform

Online games and software developer NYX Gaming Group has strengthened its position in the Italian regulated gaming market through the launch of digital casino content via the Game360 platform with Eurobet.it, a leading sportsbook operator.

Full Story: Nyx Gaming Strengthens Italian Partnership With Eurobet »

NO PLAYTECH FOR CANADIANS?

12th May, 2016 at 21:40:51
Reports that Euro Partners has exited the market for reasons unknown.

Reports circulating late Thursday are that Euro Partners, a prominent affiliate management firm for Playtech powered operations, exited the Canadian market on May 1 after advising affiliates that its operators will no longer be accepting business from Canada or Australia.

Full Story: No Playtech For Canadians? »

SWISS CASINO INDUSTRY REPORTS ANOTHER DECLINE

12th May, 2016 at 21:40:51
Eighth consecutive year of sliding revenues.

The Swiss land casino industry has reported a 4 percent year-on-year fall in revenues to S.Fr.681 million in 2015, the eighth consecutive year in which the industry has experienced a decline.

Full Story: Swiss Casino Industry Reports Another Decline »

MYBET LOSSES CONTINUE

12th May, 2016 at 21:40:51
Revenues down 11 percent in first quarter.

MyBet Holdings, a Frankfurt-listed online and retail gambling firm, has reported continuing losses in its Q1-2016 numbers released Thursday.

Full Story: Mybet Losses Continue »

BRAZILIAN ONLINE GAMBLING BILL COULD PASS THIS YEAR

12th May, 2016 at 21:40:51
The nation may be in political and economic turmoil, but progress is still expected.

Speaking at the Brazil Gaming Congress this week, Brazilian lawmaker Herculano Passos predicted that despite the political and economic turmoil in his country progress was still being made on a major gambling reform bill that includes the regulation and licensing of online gambling.

Full Story: Brazilian Online Gambling Bill Could Pass This Year »

PENNSYLVANIA LAND CASINO OPERATORS WANT IN ON INTERNET GAMBLING (Update)

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
State legalisation road show visits Valley Forge Casino Resort.

Amidst the clash and clamour in the United States of DFS, eSports, sports betting and online poker legalisation, the politicians in Pennsylvania quietly and methodically went about their intrastate online gambling legalisation project this week, with the House Gaming Oversight Committee travelling to Valley Forge Casino Resort to hear the views of interested parties.

Full Story: Pennsylvania Land Casino Operators Want In On Internet Gambling (update) »

VIRTUAL SPORTS MAKING AN IMPACT IN THE STATES

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
Innovative European betting vertical is proving popular with land casino operators.

Betting on computer simulated competitions in sports like horse and greyhound racing, football and cycling - generically titled virtual sports - is proving increasingly popular with US land casino operators, with Atlantic City's Golden Nugget the latest to contract the Inspired group's products, and the Tropikana taking similar horse racing products from Slovenia-based Alfastreet (see previous reports).

Full Story: Virtual Sports Making An Impact In The States »

EMPIRE GLOBAL POSTS A GOOD FIRST QUARTER

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
But tax and operational costs weigh on solid turnover gains.

Empire Global Corp., a provider of regulated online and offline gambling through its wholly owned ADM-licensed subsidiary Multigioco Srl, posted its Q1-2016 results Thursday highlighting:

Full Story: Empire Global Posts A Good First Quarter »

ONLINE CASINO OPERATOR REPORTED FOR ALLEGED CONTENT THEFT

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
Affpower, Conan Gaming Limited and Game Tech Group N.V. accused of using pirated NetEnt games.

Online gambling information portals such as Casinomeister and Latest Casino Bonuses have exposed the allegedly pirated use of games from top provider NetEnt, motivated by the need to protect players as well as the industry's reputation.

Full Story: Online Casino Operator Reported For Alleged Content Theft »

EXECUTIVE PAY PROTESTERS TARGET PADDY POWER-BETFAIR

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
PIRC shifts its sights to a fresh target.

The UK-based shareholder advisory group Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC), which urged Ladbrokes shareholders to revolt on executive pay proposals at the agm last week (see previous report) has shifted its focus to the Betfair-Paddy Power group.

Full Story: Executive Pay Protesters Target Paddy Power-betfair »

LIVE DEALER PROVIDER LAUNCHES SICBO MOBILE

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
Popular Asian dice game now available on mobile.

The Manila-based live dealer gambling provider EntwineTech has launched what it claims is a significant new mobile product based on the game of Sicbo, a popular dice game in Asia.

Full Story: Live Dealer Provider Launches Sicbo Mobile »

NEW MOBILE SOLUTION FROM XIN GAMING

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
New product allows operators to introduce their own white label app or enhance an existing platform.

The Asian-facing games developer XIN Gaming has launched a new mobile solution that allows operators to introduce their own white label app or enhance existing platforms.

Full Story: New Mobile Solution From Xin Gaming »

GROWTH AND PROFITABILITY RISE AT CHERRY GROUP

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
Positive numbers in Q1-2016 report.

The Cherry online and land gambling group has posted its Q1-2016 results, highlighting the following achievements:

Full Story: Growth And Profitability Rise At Cherry Group »

RANK'S NEW BEDE GAMING PLATFORM ENHANCES ONLINE CASINO PERFORMANCE

12th May, 2016 at 12:52:33
But bingo underperforms.

The Rank Group plc has released its 19 week results, noting that the new Bede Gaming platform integrated by Grosvenor Casinos enabled that division to grow revenues by 35 percent, but that problems on the bingo operations saw the Mecca Bingo division revenues decline by 5 percent.

Full Story: Rank's New Bede Gaming Platform Enhances Online Casino Performance »