Gambling News 07th August, 2016

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U.K. GAMBLING COMMISSION IS KEEPING AN EYE ON E-SPORTS

07th August, 2016 at 08:22:28
CEO sees "real challenges" in GBP400 million-a-year skin gambling market.

The UK Gambling Commission is monitoring the burgeoning, GBP 400 million-a-year eSports market and will not hesitate to use its powers to the full in stamping out any unlicensed and illegal gambling, the chief executive of the regulator, Sarah Harrison (50) said in a weekend interview with the publication This Is Money.

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COMING SOON FROM YGGDRASIL: THE BIG BLOX SLOT

07th August, 2016 at 08:22:28
Five reel 243 Ways-to-Win game set for launch with a differentiated format.

Look out soon for the latest Yggdrasil online slot, which will reportedly be a 5 reel, 243 Ways-to-Win game with a jungle-Aztec temple like theme titled Big Blox.

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BOYLE SPORTS IN GBP 100 MILLION BID FOR LADBROKES AND CORAL BETTING SHOPS

07th August, 2016 at 08:22:28
Irish bookmaking group wants those 350 to 400 retail outlets that the merged Ladbrokes-Coral giant will have to shed.

The 350 to 400 retail betting shops across the UK that the Competition and Markets Authority has ordered Ladbrokes and Coral to shed in order to proceed with their planned GBP 2.3 billion merger have attracted the attention of Irish online and land bookmaker Boyle Sports.

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