Gambling News 08th August, 2016

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PAGCOR SAYS NO TO PHILWEB CONTRACT RENEWAL (Update)

08th August, 2016 at 21:50:21
Listed company faces closure, thousands may lose jobs.

Gaming technology provider PhilWeb took a massive punch Monday as news broke that the gaming regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) will not renew the company's 5-year intellectual property license agreement (IPLA) which expired July 11, but was extended to August 10, 2016.

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TOM HORN GAMING IN EXCLUSIVE CONTENT DEAL WITH TOPSPORT

08th August, 2016 at 21:50:21
Expands presence in Eastern European market.

Casino software developer Tom Horn Gaming has been selected by Lithuanian betting company TOPsport in an exclusive content supply agreement

Full Story: Tom Horn Gaming In Exclusive Content Deal With Topsport »

UKGC PUBLISH NEW LCCP

08th August, 2016 at 21:50:21
Focus on crime prevention associated with gambling.

The UK Gambling Commission published the latest version of the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP) Monday with changes primarily focused on the prevention of crime associated with gambling.

Full Story: Ukgc Publish New Lccp »

BETFAIR LAUNCH NEW CAMPAIGN

08th August, 2016 at 15:12:23
Fresh approach moves away from laddish humour.

Betfair's newest multi channel ad campaign is described by the company as a fresh approach which "deliberately de-shackles the company from the laddish humour associated with the sector".

Full Story: Betfair Launch New Campaign »

THE RITZ CLUB GOES ONLINE WITH LIVE CASINO

08th August, 2016 at 15:12:23
Evolution Gaming Live Casino solution up by the end of the year.

The Ritz Club, an iconic hotel and exclusive casino venue based in Piccadilly London, has partnered Evolution Gaming for the deployment of a live casino solution towards the end of this year.

Full Story: The Ritz Club Goes Online With Live Casino »

ZONELOCK CHOOSE INGENUITY GAMING

08th August, 2016 at 15:12:23
As preferred development partner.

In a brief industry announcement, Isle of Man-based games development studio ZoneLock Games has named Ingenuity Gaming as its preferred development partner.

Full Story: Zonelock Choose Ingenuity Gaming »

GIG HAILS PERFORMANCE IN UPDATE

08th August, 2016 at 15:12:23
Progressing in the right direction.

Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) hailed a positive performance in July, of which it said it normally experiences a negative seasonality effect.

Full Story: Gig Hails Performance In Update »

CAMBODIAN POLICE SMASH ONLINE GAMBLING RING

08th August, 2016 at 07:50:45
22 Chinese nationals arrested in raids on luxury villa that served as illegal gambling ring's operations centre.

Another major online gambling ring has been broken up in Cambodia following a combined police and immigration department raid on a luxury villa in Phnom Penh Friday.

Full Story: Cambodian Police Smash Online Gambling Ring »

JOBS AT RISK IN PHILIPPINES FOLLOWING ONLINE GAMBLING CRACKDOWN (Update)

08th August, 2016 at 07:50:45
Major employer Philweb continues to take punishment after presidential denouncements.

In the Philippines, the presidential denouncements of online gambling and Philweb's now resigned chairman Roberto Ongpin continued to batter the e-gaming company Monday with media reports that its stock has fallen a further 35.74 percent in brisk trading

Full Story: Jobs At Risk In Philippines Following Online Gambling Crackdown (update) »