Gambling News 25th August, 2016

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NEW ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATOR WILL ALSO CARRY E-SPORTS

25th August, 2016 at 14:12:58
VGambling is licensed in Antigua.

Antigua-licensed VGambling Inc has reported that it is well advanced in its preparations to launch into the online gambling market with a dotbet website that will also offer eSports gambling internationally, with the exception of the United States.

Full Story: New Online Gambling Operator Will Also Carry E-sports »

TONYBET LAUNCH GOES WELL IN LITHUANIA

25th August, 2016 at 14:12:58
Website goes live under new Lithuanian regulations with NYX Gaming Group's OGS.

NYX Gaming Group Limited announced Thursday that it has launched its NYX Open Gaming System, or OGS, to TonyBet for the regulated markets of Lithuania, Estonia, Denmark and UK.

Full Story: Tonybet Launch Goes Well In Lithuania »

FORTUNA POSTS H1-2016 INTERIMS

25th August, 2016 at 14:12:58
Central and Eastern European betting group reports improvements across core metrics.

Fortuna Entertainment, the Central and Eastern Europe-facing gambling group in the news earlier today with its platform deal with Playtech (see previous report) has posted its H1-2016 numbers, claiming improvements across core metrics.

Full Story: Fortuna Posts H1-2016 Interims »

CHERRY GAMING REPORTS STRONG GROWTH IN H1-2016

25th August, 2016 at 10:53:26
Second quarter especially profitable.

The Cherry online and land gambling group has released its H1-2016 figures, highlighting the following second quarter stats:

Full Story: Cherry Gaming Reports Strong Growth In H1-2016 »

LATEST MICROGAMING ONLINE SLOT READY FOR LAUNCH

25th August, 2016 at 10:53:26
Jungle Jim is on an epic quest for the lost treasures of El Dorado.

Online gambling software and games provider Microgaming has announced that its latest online slot is ready for launch, a 5 reel, 25 pay-line game titled Jungle Jim.

Full Story: Latest Microgaming Online Slot Ready For Launch »

FORTUNA ENTERTAINMENT SIGNS WITH PLAYTECH

25th August, 2016 at 10:53:26
Online gambling software provider to supply full multi-channel betting and gaming platform.

The Central and Eastern European online gambling group Fortuna Entertainment Group N.V. announced Thursday that it has signed a contract with online gambling software and games provider Playtech plc for the supply of a multi-channel betting and gaming platform.

Full Story: Fortuna Entertainment Signs With Playtech »

GAMINGACCOUNT IN NEW TALKS WITH U.S. CASINO OPERATOR

25th August, 2016 at 09:26:44
Parties reportedly exploring the possibility of a Europe and Asian facing, real-money online gambling enterprise.

The Irish Times reported Thursday that Dermot Smurfit's GamingAccount (GAN) is currently exploring the set-up of a Europe and Asian-facing, real-money online gambling enterprise for an unnamed US casino operator.

Full Story: Gamingaccount In New Talks With U.s. Casino Operator »

SOME RELIEF FOR PHILWEB SHARES (Update)

25th August, 2016 at 09:26:44
But Pagcor is adamant on licensing ban.

Shares in the embattled Philippines online gambling company Philweb received a fillip Thursday, climbing a remarkable 50 percent (albeit from a low base) following more positive comments from the national president on the previous day.

Full Story: Some Relief For Philweb Shares (update) »

IMPRESSIVE H1-2016 FROM PLAYTECH PLC

25th August, 2016 at 09:26:44
Financial division performance particularly strong and merits special dividend, but forex issues impact performance stats.

Online gambling and financial group Playtech plc posted an impressive H1-2016 report Thursday, flagging a strong performance and delivery on its strategic objectives.

Full Story: Impressive H1-2016 From Playtech Plc »

NETENT GAMES NOW LIVE AT RANK PLC PROPERTIES

25th August, 2016 at 09:26:44
Quick integration follows June contract signing

A games supply contract signed between Swedish online gambling games developer NetEnt and the online gambling arm of Rank plc in June this year (see previous report) has been rapidly implemented, with the supplier announcing Thursday that the games are now live across Rank assets.

Full Story: Netent Games Now Live At Rank Plc Properties »

FSB TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES BLACK TYPE HYBRID TRADING SOFTWARE

25th August, 2016 at 09:26:44
Horse racing-focused sportsbook harnesses unique solution.

Platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd has assisted in the launch of Black Type, a new online sports betting site with a specialist focus on horse racing.

Full Story: Fsb Technology Launches Black Type Hybrid Trading Software »