Gambling News 23rd May, 2016

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UPTURN IN SWEDISH GAMBLING MARKET CONTINUES

23rd May, 2016 at 20:20:00
As do illegal operators fortunes, gambling authority says.

Swedish gambling authority Lotteriinspektionen, reporting on the Swedish gambling market's first quarter 2016, said after a period of decline the market was once again riding an upward trend.

Full Story: Upturn In Swedish Gambling Market Continues »

GSN GAMES ESTABLISH NEW STUDIO IN BANGALORE

23rd May, 2016 at 20:20:00
Recruiting to support expansion.

Social casino games developer GSN Games has established a new Bangalore Studio in India to support the growth of game development.

Full Story: Gsn Games Establish New Studio In Bangalore »

OPAP RESTRUCTURES SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

23rd May, 2016 at 16:22:34
Splits chairman and managing director roles.

Greek gaming firm OPAP will split the roles of chairman and chief executive officer following the completion of a "large scale" internal restructure of the Company.

Full Story: Opap Restructures Senior Management Team »

EXCLUSIVE FOOTBALL OFFER FROM LADBROKES

23rd May, 2016 at 16:22:34
Mobile scratch game.

Ladbrokes has launched its Scratch and Match Trophy game, an exclusive mobile offer timed for the kick-off of the UEFA EURO 2016 football tournament.

Full Story: Exclusive Football Offer From Ladbrokes »

MGA FORMALLY DISTANCES ITSELF FROM BETOWEN (Update)

23rd May, 2016 at 16:22:34
Officially claims no association whatsoever.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has formally distanced itself from Betowen.com saying it has no connection whatsoever with the operator and any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority are false and misleading.

Full Story: Mga Formally Distances Itself From Betowen (update) »

REMOVE HYPOCRISY FROM U.S. ONLINE GAMBLING LAWS

23rd May, 2016 at 08:21:22
Competitive Enterprise Institute appeals for a fresh look at gambling laws.

The indefatigable Michelle Minton of the non-profit public policy organisation Competitive Enterprise Institute has produced another study on the apparent hypocrisy of US online gambling laws, titled Game Changer and appealing for a fresh look at the inconsistent nature of existing legislation.

Full Story: Remove Hypocrisy From U.s. Online Gambling Laws »

G.V.C. AND BETFRED IN ONLINE SPORTSBOOK LICENSING DEAL

23rd May, 2016 at 08:21:22
10-year B2B platform licensing deal signed.

Online gambling group GVC Holdings, which has both b2c and b2b business interests, announced Monday that it has signed terms to licence its online sportsbook and gaming platform to Betfred, one of the UK's high profile betting brands.

Full Story: G.v.c. And Betfred In Online Sportsbook Licensing Deal »

NYX GAMING UPDATE CONFIRMS COMPLETION OF OPENBET ACQUISITION (Update)

23rd May, 2016 at 08:21:22
GBP270 million deal co-funded with William Hill and Sky Betting finalised.

The GBP 270 million purchase of online sports betting platform provider Openbet from private equity group Vitruvian agreed last (April) month and co-funded by William Hill plc and Sky Betting and Gaming has been successfully completed, according to a trading update issued Monday by new owners NYX Gaming.

Full Story: Nyx Gaming Update Confirms Completion Of Openbet Acquisition (update) »