Gambling News 05th October, 2016

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PADDY POWER EXTENDS INSPIRED PARTNERSHIP

05th October, 2016 at 19:37:33
For exclusive supply of virtual sports across retail properties.

Inspired entered into its second high profile land-based virtual sports provision deal this week with the signing of a three-year extension to its partnership with Paddy Power for the supply of its virtual sports portfolio across the U.K. and Ireland.

Full Story: Paddy Power Extends Inspired Partnership »

R. FRANCO GAMES TO DEBUT AT EIG BERLIN

05th October, 2016 at 13:12:00
New games development and distribution arm.

Spanish online and retail gaming group R. Franco will debut a portfolio of new, multi-national, branded games at the upcoming EiG Berlin conference under its new business arm, R. Franco Games (rfrancogames.com).

Full Story: R. Franco Games To Debut At Eig Berlin »

SKY BETTING & GAMING 74TH IN TOP TRACK 250

05th October, 2016 at 13:12:00
On the up and up.

Leeds-based Sky Betting & Gaming has been listed 74th in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table, a list that ranks Britain's private mid-market growth companies by sales.

Full Story: Sky Betting & Gaming 74th In Top Track 250 »

NEW GAMES FROM NYX AND GENESIS GAMING

05th October, 2016 at 13:12:00
Zombie Hunters and Super Heroes.

Genesis Gaming has previewed its upcoming release " Attack of the Zombies " which is scheduled to coincide with Halloween.

Full Story: New Games From Nyx And Genesis Gaming »

DRONE RACING FROM PINNACLE

05th October, 2016 at 13:12:00
Innovative betting offer a first, says sports betting operator.

UK sports betting operator Pinnacle is claiming a first in the launch of its new Drone Racing betting market.

Full Story: Drone Racing From Pinnacle »

LEOVEGAS GRANTED DANISH LICENSE

05th October, 2016 at 13:12:00
Anticipates launch in the Autumn.

LeoVegas has expanded its jurisdiction list with the award of a gaming license from Denmark's Gambling Authority.

Full Story: Leovegas Granted Danish License »

VARSITY STUDENTS DEVELOP NEW SKILL-BASED GAME

05th October, 2016 at 10:18:54
Two 20-year-olds were inspired by games like Bejewelled and Candy Crush.

Two 20-year-old students at the University of Nevada Las Vegas generated good publicity for their game developing efforts at the recent G2E show in Las Vegas, showcasing their innovative Line em Up social casino app, which they claim may soon appear as part of the drive toward skill games in land casinos.

Full Story: Varsity Students Develop New Skill-based Game »

PLAYNOW TO CARRY HOCKEY 50/50 RAFFLES ONLINE FOR VANVOUVER CANUCKS

05th October, 2016 at 10:18:54
Claims that BCLC involvement in project is a world first.

The British Columbia Lottery Corp's provincial online gambling monopoly through its PlayNow.com website has expanded into a sports-oriented internet raffle in partnership with the NHL Vancouver Canucks hockey team.

Full Story: Playnow To Carry Hockey 50/50 Raffles Online For Vanvouver Canucks »

E-SPORTS SKIN-BETTING WAS A BIG MONEY SPINNER

05th October, 2016 at 10:18:54
CS:GO Lounge handled over $1 billion in bets this year.

The now largely prohibited skin-wagering potential of eSports games has been illustrated by a new report on the partially-shuttered CS.GO Lounge, claiming that the site handled over $1 billion worth of bets this year before it closed down wagering in the midst of a skin betting scandal (see previous reports).

Full Story: E-sports Skin-betting Was A Big Money Spinner »

NEW C.E.O. FOR DANSKE SPIL

05th October, 2016 at 10:18:54
Susanne Mørch Koch will replace Christian Madsen.

The Danish online and land gambling operator Danske Spil has announced the appointment of Susanne Mørch Koch as successor to Christian Madsen in the CEO post at the company.

Full Story: New C.e.o. For Danske Spil »