Gambling News 19th August, 2016

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SPECULATION IMPACTS LEISURE AND RESORTS SHARE PRICE

19th August, 2016 at 11:21:27
Philippines online gambling events could be dangerous for company.

The dismantling of Philweb following Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's initiative against online gambling has triggered speculation that another company involved in the sector, Leisure and Resorts, could be endangered by the purge, according to a report in the business news publication Bloomberg.

Full Story: Speculation Impacts Leisure And Resorts Share Price »

E-SPORTS ILLEGAL IN THE NETHERLANDS...FOR NOW.

19th August, 2016 at 07:51:06
Dutch regulator clarifies current position.

The Dutch online gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit has issued an advisory clarifying the current legal status of eSports, classifying the competitions as games of chance and therefore gambling and illegal under current Dutch laws.

Full Story: E-sports Illegal In The Netherlands...for Now. »

RUBY SEVEN STUDIOS AND CATABOOM IN COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT

19th August, 2016 at 07:51:06
Social casino gaming to benefit from partnership.

Behavioural marketing platform provider Cataboom has signed a collaborative deal with the US social casino gaming company Ruby Seven Studios which will enhance the latter's service to two of its major gaming clients, Tropicana Entertainment and Delaware North.

Full Story: Ruby Seven Studios And Cataboom In Collaborative Agreement »

Q2 SPANISH ONLINE GAMBLING REVENUE SOARS

19th August, 2016 at 07:51:06
But the poker vertical lags again.

Q2-2016 numbers released this week by the Spanish regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) show impressive revenue growth in the online betting and casino sector, but another weak performance from online poker.

Full Story: Q2 Spanish Online Gambling Revenue Soars »