Gambling News 08th June, 2016

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NYX CLINCH LUCKIA GAMING GROUP DEAL

08th June, 2016 at 19:46:23
Long term deal to support and accelerate expansion in digital gaming sector.

Spanish and Latin American Luckia Gaming Group (Luckia) has entered into a long term agreement with NYX Gaming Group (NYX) for platform and games systems.

Full Story: Nyx Clinch Luckia Gaming Group Deal »

SKY BETTING & GAMING ACQUIRE CORE GAMING

08th June, 2016 at 16:15:17
Successful three-year partnership made permanent.

HTML5 software developer CORE Gaming has reportedly been acquired by Sky Betting & Gaming for an undisclosed consideration.

Full Story: Sky Betting & Gaming Acquire Core Gaming »

SENET GROUP LAUNCH NATIONAL AD CAMPAIGN

08th June, 2016 at 16:15:17
In anticipation of EURFA Euro 2016 Football tournament.

Independent gambling watchdog, The Senet Group, released a national advertising campaign ahead of the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament today.

Full Story: Senet Group Launch National Ad Campaign »

ESSA AND ARJEL AGREE SPORTS INTEGRITY PARTNERSHIP

08th June, 2016 at 16:15:17
For the exchange of information over a wide range of sports.

Industry integrity body ESSA and French gambling regulatory authority ARJEL have entered into an integrity agreement ahead of the Euro 2016 championships.

Full Story: Essa And Arjel Agree Sports Integrity Partnership »

NEW LIVE CASINO

08th June, 2016 at 16:15:17
Co-founder served time with Ladbrokes, PokerStars and Ongame.

Start-up online casino Codeta launched this week saying its concept is based on the world's most exclusive casino environments emulating sophistication and elegance.

Full Story: New Live Casino »

CANADIAN MEDIA REVEAL AMAYA EXEC PAY PACKETS

08th June, 2016 at 10:09:45
Suspended CEO David Baazov has seen steady pay rises.

The Canadian newspaper MySask reports that the currently suspended CEO of the Amaya gambling group, David Baazov, enjoyed a 71 percent rise in salary last year to $1.04 million which included $41,227 in option-based awards.

Full Story: Canadian Media Reveal Amaya Exec Pay Packets »

MICHIGAN ONLINE GAMBLING BILL HEARING TODAY

08th June, 2016 at 10:09:45
State Senate Regulatory Reform Committee vote anticipated.

Senate Bill 889 will be centre stage before the Michigan Senate Regulatory Reform Committee later today (June 8) following an earlier and positive hearing before the committee early last month (see previous report).

Full Story: Michigan Online Gambling Bill Hearing Today »

POKERSTARS PULLS MOBILE INNOVATION "DUEL" PRODUCT

08th June, 2016 at 10:09:45
"Not commercially viable at scale," says company spokesman.

Pokerstars' innovative real-money mobile poker product Duel, released in Beta format earlier this year (see previous report), has been withdrawn.

Full Story: Pokerstars Pulls Mobile Innovation "duel" Product »

CORAL GROUP RELEASES INTERIM H1-2016 REPORT

08th June, 2016 at 10:09:45
Taxes take a toll, but online performed well.

Gala Coral Group Limited released its financial results for the twenty eight weeks ended 9 April 2016 Wednesday, reporting the following highlights:

Full Story: Coral Group Releases Interim H1-2016 Report »

SOCIAL GAMBLING SOFTWARE DEVELOPER OPENS IN THE U.K.

08th June, 2016 at 10:09:45
Kama Games on the expansion trail.

Online gambling social games developer KamaGames has opened its first office in the UK, announcing that the new London office will support its ongoing growth plan and service offering, which includes supplying games to mobile platforms, Steam, Xbox Live and PlayStation Network.

Full Story: Social Gambling Software Developer Opens In The U.k. »

FORMER ITALIAN ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATOR JOINS PLAYTECH MANAGEMENT

08th June, 2016 at 10:09:45
Francesco Rodano appointed Chief Policy Officer

Francesco Rodano, the former Italian online gaming regulator, has joined Playtech's executive management team as Chief Policy Officer. He will be based in London, and report to Mor Weizer, the group's chief executive, the company announced in a press statement Wednesday.

Full Story: Former Italian Online Gambling Regulator Joins Playtech Management »