Gambling News 24th August, 2016

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ASA TACKLES BETSTARS, LADBROKES AND MATCHBOOK

24th August, 2016 at 20:11:37
All found in breach of CAP codes

A BetStars advertisement was under the microscope by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after receiving a single complaint.

Full Story: Asa Tackles Betstars, Ladbrokes And Matchbook »

VEGAS MOBILE CASINO UNDERGOES REVAMP

24th August, 2016 at 20:11:37
Shifts mobile only strategy to include desktop

Probability plc's Vegas mobile casino has undergone a revamp adding 400 new games from top tier suppliers such as Microgaming, NetEnt, NYX, Genesis Gaming, NextGen, Thunderkick and Leander Games, shifting its mobile-only strategy to include desktop and launching live casino games across both channels.

Full Story: Vegas Mobile Casino Undergoes Revamp »

QUICKFIRE AND PARIPLAY PARTNER FOR DEVELOPMENT

24th August, 2016 at 15:10:09
Pariplay Extends Relationship with Microgaming.

Software provider PariPlay Ltd. has expanded an already existing relationship with Quickfire, powered by Microgaming, to become a development partner.

Full Story: Quickfire And Pariplay Partner For Development »

NEW MBIT CUSTOMER VIP REWARDS PROGRAMME

24th August, 2016 at 15:10:09
Rewards for continued activity.

SoftSwiss -powered Bitcoin gaming operator mBit Casino has launched a new customer VIP rewards programme based on "sizeable" input from affiliates and players.

Full Story: New Mbit Customer Vip Rewards Programme »

PLAYSON LAUNCH ART OF THE HEIST

24th August, 2016 at 15:10:09
Vincenzo features in Museum heist-themed game.

Art of the Heist is a new release from Playson

Full Story: Playson Launch Art Of The Heist »

PARIPLAY IN JOINT DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH ISOFTBET

24th August, 2016 at 15:10:09
Strategic partnership will see both companies expand in new markets.

PariPlay Ltd has entered into a strategic partnership with iSoftBet for the distribution of each others content.

Full Story: Pariplay In Joint Distribution Deal With Isoftbet »

PAGCOR ABOUT TO BEGIN ONLINE GAMBLING LICENSING AGAIN (Update)

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
But new operators are restricted from accessing the Philippines market.

Having all but destroyed major online gambling companies like Philweb and Leisure and Resorts, the government of President Rodrigo Duterte appears to be trying to recoup the losses to its coffers incurred in that purge by re-starting the suspended Pagcor licensing process...but only for operators who agree not to access the Philippines market.

Full Story: Pagcor About To Begin Online Gambling Licensing Again (update) »

UNIVERSITY STUDY CONCLUDES THAT PROBLEM GAMBLING RISK IS HIGHER ONLINE

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
Annual study and report conducted by Rutgers University's Center for Gambling Studies.

The results of the annual study of gambling by Rutgers University's Center for Gambling Studies, conducted with responsible gambling funds from New Jersey operators, have been released and can be accessed here:

Full Story: University Study Concludes That Problem Gambling Risk Is Higher Online »

NETENT LAUNCHES NEW 'SECRETS OF ATLANTIUS' ONLINE SLOT

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
5 reel, 40 pay-line game now available.

Online gambling software supplier NetEnt announced the launch Tuesday of its latest online slot, a 5 reel, 40 pay-line game themed on a mythical undersea city and titled Secrets of Atlantis.

Full Story: Netent Launches New 'secrets Of Atlantius' Online Slot »

GAMEACCOUNT NETWORK RAISES EURO 1.5 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
Developing the Simulated Remote Gaming project in the USA apparently going well.

Dermot Smurfit's simulated remote gaming technology firm GAN has announced that it has been successful in raising a further GBP 1.3 million in investment capital through the placement of 3.25 million ordinary shares at 40p each with Dermot Desmond's IIU.

Full Story: Gameaccount Network Raises Euro 1.5 Million In Additional Funding »

BIG BLOX SLOT LAUNCHED BY YGGDRASIL

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
Mysterious jungle theme in new online slot.

Online gambling games provider Yggdrasil has released its latest game, a 5 reel, 243 Ways-to-Win online slot titled Big Blox which features a theme based on the mysterious stone structures found neglected and overgrown in deep tropical jungles.

Full Story: Big Blox Slot Launched By Yggdrasil »

SRI LANKA OPERATOR TAKES S.I.S. STREAM PLATFORM

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
Sporting Times is first Sri Lankan client.

Betting and gaming industry supplier SIS has announced its inaugural penetration of the Sri Lankan market following a deal to supply its Stream platform to major operator Sporting Times.

Full Story: Sri Lanka Operator Takes S.i.s. Stream Platform »

SPORTECH APPOINTS NEW NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
New member of the board has an impressive track record in the investment industry.

Sportech plc announced the appointment of a new non-executive director Wednesday, naming UK businessman Richard Maguire (49)

Full Story: Sportech Appoints New Non-executive Director »

SPORTECH POSTS H1-2016 NUMBERS

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
Group performance up to expectations, claims management.

Pool betting operator and technology supplier Sportech plc has posted its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016, noting the following highlights:

Full Story: Sportech Posts H1-2016 Numbers »

STELLAR PADDY POWER BETFAIR INTERIM RELEASED

24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
Momentum maintained; merger integration progressing ahead of schedule, management reports.

The much-anticipated H1-2016 results from the merged Paddy Power Betfair group were posted Wednesday, with management claiming that momentum has been maintained, and that the integration of the two betting giants is ahead of schedule.

Full Story: Stellar Paddy Power Betfair Interim Released »