Gambling News 09th June, 2016

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NORDICBET SIGNS SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH SWEDISH HOCKEY

09th June, 2016 at 16:11:44
Online gambling group now the official betting partner for the SHL.

NordicBet has signed up as the main sponsor and official betting partner of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). The company also has an agreement with Finnish Hockey (see previous reports).

Full Story: Nordicbet Signs Sponsorship Deal With Swedish Hockey »

SPANISH PROVIDER OPTIMA CLINCHES ANOTHER ONLINE BETTING DEAL

09th June, 2016 at 10:42:46
BetOlimp agreement includes provision and setup of a new Optima Multichannel Gaming Suite.

Spanish online gambling software provider Optima has signed a second deal in as many weeks, this one with operator BetOlimp.

Full Story: Spanish Provider Optima Clinches Another Online Betting Deal »

NEW RUSSIAN ONLINE SPORTSBETTING OPERATOR HAS A FAMILIAR NAME

09th June, 2016 at 10:42:46
But 888.ru is not a member of the online casino group we all know.

News from Russian media sources this week is that a second Russian online sports betting licence is about to be issued to Stoloto, a major online and land operator in the country which is planning the launch of a BetConstruct-platformed operation branded 888.ru.

Full Story: New Russian Online Sportsbetting Operator Has A Familiar Name »

WILL HILL STRUGGLING IN AUSTRALIA ?

09th June, 2016 at 10:42:46
Analyst claims UK sportsbetting giant's market share is down to 12 percent.

UBS analyst Chris Stevens estimated in a note issued Wednesday that UK online and land betting giant William Hill's online operations in Australia have lost market share due to intense competition in that market from other large gambling groups.

Full Story: Will Hill Struggling In Australia ? »

SNAI CHAIRMAN RESIGNS

09th June, 2016 at 10:42:46
No reasons given for departure of executive chairman Gabriele del Torchio.

The executive chairman of the Italian betting group SNAI, Gabriele del Torchio, has resigned for undisclosed reasons and will depart on June 13 according to a statement Wednesday from the company.

Full Story: Snai Chairman Resigns »

GENESIS JOINS THE EURO FOOTBALL GAME RACE

09th June, 2016 at 10:42:46
Developer launches Euro Golden Cup online slot in time for UEFA Euro 2016.

Online gambling games developer Genesis has joined the race to get relevant games out in time for the UEFA Euro 2016 football championships, announcing the release to operators of its Euro Golden Cup slot across multiple platforms, optimised for gameplay in HTML5 for desktop and mobile devices.

Full Story: Genesis Joins The Euro Football Game Race »

BRIT NEWSPAPER RENEWS SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH FANTASY TEAM

09th June, 2016 at 10:42:46
Fantasy football app has enjoyed a successful initial season.

The Mirror newspaper in the UK has renewed its deal with Fantasy iTeam, the fantasy football mobile app, for Euro 2016 and the 2016/17 Premier League and Champions League season, following a successful initial outing.

Full Story: Brit Newspaper Renews Sponsorship Deal With Fantasy Team »