Gambling News 23rd August, 2016

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888SPORT LAUNCH GEOLOCATION GAME

23rd August, 2016 at 20:41:41
Free-bet offers in Pokémon-Go-style game

888Sport's latest initiative is a clever one given the phenomenal success of the Pokémon-Go genre of games.

Full Story: 888sport Launch Geolocation Game »

BIG WIN ON SKY VEGAS

23rd August, 2016 at 20:41:41
Durham builder lands GBP 1.6 million playing Toy Factory slot.

Scott Clydesdale (40) from Durham, UK won GBP 1,627,168 million in just 23 minutes after 125 spins of play on the Toy Factory slot at Sky Vegas.

Full Story: Big Win On Sky Vegas »

WEST HAM UNITED RENEW BETWAY PARTNERSHIP

23rd August, 2016 at 15:35:21
Biggest deal in the Club's history.

Betway will serve as West Ham United's principal partner for a further three-years in a deal marked as the biggest in the Club's history.

Full Story: West Ham United Renew Betway Partnership »

32RED PARTNERS JOCKEY CLUB RACECOURSES

23rd August, 2016 at 15:35:21
In three-year deal, replaces Betfred

Online gaming company 32Red has signed a three-year partnership deal with Jockey Club Racecourses as the new sponsor of Sprint Cup Day at Haydock Park Racecourse.

Full Story: 32red Partners Jockey Club Racecourses »

LEOVEGAS' NEW AD A CONVERSATION STARTER

23rd August, 2016 at 15:35:21
As well as a head scratcher.

LeoVegas ' new 30-second TV spot is unusual to say the least.

Full Story: Leovegas' New Ad A Conversation Starter »

XBET SIGN UP FOR FULL SUITE OF BETSOFT GAMES

23rd August, 2016 at 15:35:21
Games developer expands presence in Asian region.

Betsoft Gaming has clinched a deal with Asian-focused platform provider Xbet for the provision of its full suite of igaming content.

Full Story: Xbet Sign Up For Full Suite Of Betsoft Games »

THUNDERKICK RELEASES NEW VERSION OF SUNNY SCOOPS SLOT

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
Better opportunities for reward in revamped and retitled version.

Look out for the latest Thunderkick mobile slot; the Swedish developer has just released what looks like a revamped and retitled version of its ice cream themed Sunny Scoops online slot which offers better chances of reward and has been titled Sunset Delight.

Full Story: Thunderkick Releases New Version Of Sunny Scoops Slot »

TEMPOBET SECURES MAJOR BASKETBALL DEAL

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
Online sportsbook to feature billboards at Euroleague games

Online sportsbook Tempobet is to feature on courtside advertising during the forthcoming Euroleague Basketball season.

Full Story: Tempobet Secures Major Basketball Deal »

WILL HILL DEBUNKS SPECULATION IT IS ABOUT TO PULL OUT OF AUSTRALIA

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
Rumours are "completely untrue" bookmaker says.

Recent rumours circulating in the Australian online gambling market that William Hill plc is about to withdraw in the face of tougher government attitudes, declining profit and taxation threats have been discounted as "completely untrue" in a statement Tuesday from the bookmaker.

Full Story: Will Hill Debunks Speculation It Is About To Pull Out Of Australia »

NEW RACING MANAGER SOFTWARE FROM BETGENIUS

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
Fully automated product launched, giving operators access to more than 40,000 events a year without the need for expensive and resource-heavy manual odds compiling.

Sportsbook technology provider Betgenius claimed in a statement Monday that it has made offering a horseracing product simple and cost-effective with the launch of a new automated product branded Racing Manager.

Full Story: New Racing Manager Software From Betgenius »

ATLANTIC CITY CASINO PROFIT RISES IN H1-2016

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
Collective profit up 21 percent in the first six months of the year...the best since 2010.

Atlantic City's remaining land casinos reported collective profits up 21 percent in the first half of 2016, indicating that the embattled industry may be stabilising following the closure of several venues.

Full Story: Atlantic City Casino Profit Rises In H1-2016 »

LATEST AUSSIE GAMBLING STATS SHOW POKIES STILL DOMINATE

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
But punter losses on sports betting are rapidly increasing.

Sports betting losses are rapidly increasing in Australia but they remain way behind those incurred on the pokies, according to the latest statistics released this month.

Full Story: Latest Aussie Gambling Stats Show Pokies Still Dominate »

PERFORM GROUP NOW ACTIVE IN JAPAN

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
Live sports streaming service launched via new DAZN network.

Perform Group's new DAZN network has launched its live sports streaming service in Japan after securing J-League football streaming rights in July.

Full Story: Perform Group Now Active In Japan »

NEW SENIOR MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS AT G.V.C. HOLDINGS.

23rd August, 2016 at 11:30:19
Online and live dealer casino divisions will benefit from veterans' experience.

Online gambling group GVC has announced new senior management appointments in its online and live dealer casino divisions, advising that former Lottoland VP Rob Fell is to head casino product; former Talarius strategy chief Andrew Whitworth will manage content; and Oliver Bartlett has left bgo.com to become head of live dealer operations.

Full Story: New Senior Management Appointments At G.v.c. Holdings. »