Gambling News 14th May, 2016

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U.S. TALK SHOW HOST'S SLOT GOES MOBILE

14th May, 2016 at 09:48:24
DoubleDown launches Ellen DeGeneres game.

Another 'celebrity slot' has been launched in mobile format, closely following Glu Mobile's Katdashian and Katie Perry offerings.

Full Story: U.s. Talk Show Host's Slot Goes Mobile »

IMPRESSIVE FIRST QUARTER FOR SPANISH ONLINE GAMBLING

14th May, 2016 at 09:48:24
Revenues soar 32.1 percent due mainly to slots legalisation last year.

The legalisation of online slots in the Spanish internet gaming market last year continues to boost overall performance of the industry, with Q1-2016 results released this week showing year-on-year revenue gains of 32.1 percent.

Full Story: Impressive First Quarter For Spanish Online Gambling »

CANADIAN PROVINCE'S TRIBAL LOAN NIGHTMARE REFUSES TO GO AWAY (Update)

14th May, 2016 at 09:48:24
Prince Edward Island's million-dollar abortive attempt to set up an e-gaming licensing jurisdiction is still a sore point with many.

A 2012 bid by the Port Edward Island province of Canada to set up an online gambling licensing jurisdiction with the aid of the local Mi'kmaq Confederacy tribal authority keeps coming back to haunt the government, and raised its head again this week.

Full Story: Canadian Province's Tribal Loan Nightmare Refuses To Go Away (update) »

SPORTSBET CLINCHES AUSSIE RUGBY SPONSORSHIP RENEWAL

14th May, 2016 at 09:48:24
Sponsorship renewal and enhancement deal worth A$60 million.

The Australian National Rugby League (NRL) has announced the renewal and enhancement of a four-year sponsorship contract worth A$60 million with Paddy Power's Australian online sports betting subsidiary Sportsbet.

Full Story: Sportsbet Clinches Aussie Rugby Sponsorship Renewal »

ADELSON EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR TRUMP PRESIDENTIAL BID

14th May, 2016 at 09:48:24
Will a major donation follow...and will this influence the candidate's approach to online gambling legalisation in the USA?

Major Republican Party donor, land casino tycoon...and virulent anti-online gambling opponent, Sheldon Adelson has voiced his support for would-be US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, urging party unity.

Full Story: Adelson Expresses Support For Trump Presidential Bid »

R.A.W.A. STEALTH ATTEMPT IN CONGRESSIONAL BILL CRITICISED (Update)

14th May, 2016 at 09:48:24
Center for Freedom and Prosperity condemns "crony capitalism" in politics.

The stealth tactic of Sen. Lindsey Graham, who inserted Restoration of the American Wire Act language into a must-pass US Senate Appropriations Bill last week (see previous reports) is now out in the open, and was roundly condemned Friday in an op-ed article in the Washington DC publication The Hill.

Full Story: R.a.w.a. Stealth Attempt In Congressional Bill Criticised (update) »