Gambling News 02nd August, 2016

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GAMING REALMS RAISE FUNDS THROUGH SHARE SUBSCRIPTION

02nd August, 2016 at 20:57:31
To part-pay first tranche of deferred payment connected with RealNetworks acquisition.

London-headquartered mobile gaming provider Gaming Realms PLC has raised GBP 2.5 million through a subscription of 12.5 million shares at 20.00 pence per share.

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WILLIAM HILL ACQUIRES SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

02nd August, 2016 at 13:10:28
Ramps up scale of development team.

William Hill PLC has acquired betting and gaming digital solutions firm Grand Parade Limited for a GBP 13.6 million consideration in cash and shares.

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MARATHONBET NAMED MALAGA CF MAIN SPONSOR

02nd August, 2016 at 13:10:28
Expands presence in Spanish market for next two seasons.

Online gambling operator MarathonBet has expanded its football sponsorship portfolio to include Spanish la Liga football club Málaga Club de Fútbol complementing its active sponsorship of British Premier League stalwarts Manchester United.

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INSPIRED LICENSES RGS TECH TO GALA CORAL

02nd August, 2016 at 13:10:28
To power Gala Coral's own RGS gaming platform.

Virtual sports and games provider Inspired has inked a new deal with Gala Coral that will see the company license its Virgo RGS technology to the group.

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ONLINE GAMBLING SHIRT SPONSORSHIPS GENERATE BIG MONEY FOR U.K. FOOTBALL

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
Premier League shirt deals rise to record high of GBP 226.5 million.

Growing numbers of online gambling operators are embarking on shirt sponsorship deals with UK football clubs that involve significant sums of money, and the publication SportingIntelligence.com has been monitoring this niche market with interesting results.

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AUSSIE GAME DEVELOPER WANTS TO REVOLUTIONISE LAND CASINO GAMBLING

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
Games need to appeal to the millennial generation, which is showing less interest in traditional land casino gaming, says Daniel Visser.

The concerns of land casino operators that the critically important millennial generation is showing less interest in traditional casino gaming in favour of more skill-based activity is now well known, and this week an Australian online games developer, Daniel Visser, came forward with a possible solution.

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FELT TABLE GAMES FOR GAMING REALMS SUBSIDIARY

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
Bear Group online casino websites roll out new games.

Gaming Realms' subsidiary and online casino operator Bear Group has begun the roll-out of a full suite of proprietary table games from specialist supplier Felt, the company revealed in a statement Tuesday.

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CONTROVERSIAL SPORTS MEDIA COMPANY TO RELAUNCH

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
This time around PlayUP will include online sports gambling licensed by Australia's Norfolk Island Gaming Authority.

A failed sports media company that became a source of political contention in Australia is soon to be re-launched, this time offering online sports betting licensed by the Norfolk Island Gaming Authority.

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GAMEACCOUNT NETWORK SIGNS 13TH U.S. CLIENT

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
But again does not identify the company concerned.

GameAccount Network has announced its 13th Simulated Gaming product deal in the United States, and the fifth this year, again following its now repetitive practice of failing to identify the client "pending receipt of suitable commercial and/or regulatory consents."

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ITALIAN ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATOR SIGNS SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH JUVENTUS F.C.

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
Sisal Matchpoint will be official betting partner for the La Liga football club.

The Italian online gambling operator Sisal Matchpoint has announced a sponsorship deal with Italian football club Juventus that will see it becoming the club's official betting partner.

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CAESARS INTERACTIVE C.E.O. COULD LEAVE THE COMPANY A WEALTHY MAN

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
After eight years at the helm, Garber could receive several hundred million dollars, says the New York Post.

Online gambling management veteran and current CEO of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Mich Garber (51) could retire from the company a very wealthy man after eight years in charge, according to a report in the New York Post Tuesday.

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E-SPORTS SKIN BETTING GIANT TIGHTENS OPERATIONAL CONDUCT

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
Valve threat regarding gambling thought to be behind changes.

One of the biggest eSports skin betting sites, CSGOLounge, appears to have reacted by tightening controls to threats by tournament and games company Valve against gambling via skins.

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HACKERS ATTACK CZECH MINISTER'S BUSINESSES OVER ONLINE GAMBLING BANS

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
Websites belonging to wealthy minister's private businesses taken down.

The private businesses of the Czech Republic's minister of finance, Andrej Babis were briefly taken down by anonymous hackers protesting at new laws giving the government power to shutter illegal online gambling sites, according to Reuters news service reports Tuesday.

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