Gambling News 24th June, 2016

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BREXIT IMPACTS SPREAD BETTING FIRM HARD

24th June, 2016 at 18:32:38
Sporting Index take a six-figure bath on Leave bets.

Political spread betting company Sporting Index saw unprecedented action in the run-up to Britain's EU referendum Thursday, but it was a painful night for the firm as its clients consistently favoured Leave throughout the campaign, resulting in a six figure loss for the company.

Full Story: Brexit Impacts Spread Betting Firm Hard »

SCHALKE SHIRTS FOR BET-AT-HOME

24th June, 2016 at 18:32:38
Online casino operator extends sponsorship deal with German Bundesliga football club.

The German Bundesliga football club Schalke and online casino operator bet-at-home have extended their five-year-old sponsorship deal for a further two seasons to end-2018.

Full Story: Schalke Shirts For Bet-at-home »

ROMANIAN LICENCE FOR iSOFTBET

24th June, 2016 at 18:32:38
Online gambling software provider licensed to service Romanian-accredited operators.

London-based online gambling software and games provider iSoftBet has announced that it has secured a supplier licence from the Romanian regulator allowing it to service Romanian-licensed operators in the new market.

Full Story: Romanian Licence For Isoftbet »

IN-FIGHTING IN E-SPORTS

24th June, 2016 at 09:37:47
CS:GO player sues owner of Steam platform for enabling an illegal online gambling market.

There's rarely a dull moment in the eSports vertical these days, and this week it's the story of a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player filing a legal action against Valve Software, parent company of the Steam eSports platform, which he alleges is enabling an illegal online gambling market.

Full Story: In-fighting In E-sports »

BEWARE CYBER ATTACKS, WARNS INTERNET SECURITY FIRM

24th June, 2016 at 09:37:47
Distributed Denial of Service attacks are increasing, and online gambling sites are favoured targets.

Cyber security specialist firm Akamai Technologies has warned in its Q1-2016 report that Distributed Denial of Service attacks rose by 125 percent y-o-y in the first quarter of this year, up 22.5 percent from the preceding quarter.

Full Story: Beware Cyber Attacks, Warns Internet Security Firm »

HAS NOVOMATIC EXITED AUSTRALIA?

24th June, 2016 at 09:37:47
Online gamblers in the land of Oz report games no longer available.

Aussie online gamblers report that Novomatic games previously available to them on various online casino sites have disappeared, and on investigating they were told that the company has withdrawn the games from use by Australian players.

Full Story: Has Novomatic Exited Australia? »