Gambling News 06th October, 2016

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NUWORKS LAUNCHES HAUNTED HOUSE SLOT

06th October, 2016 at 19:08:34
Good timing for Halloween.

With Halloween in the news this month, online gambling games developer Nuworks has timed the release of its new 5 reel slot Haunted House well.

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GLOBAL ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET SET TO REACH $66.59 BILLION BY 2020

06th October, 2016 at 19:08:34
New research study from Research & Markets

A new study by Research and Markets found that the global online gambling market was worth $35.97 billion in 2014 and is estimated to reach $66.59 billion by 2020, at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 10.81 percent.

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MANAGEMENT MOVES AT NOVOMATIC U.K.

06th October, 2016 at 19:08:34
Zane Mersich now CEO based in London.

Novomatic has announced management changes to its top team at Novomatic UK, based in London.

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ADDING E-SPORTS TO MOBILE GAMES BOOSTS REVENUE

06th October, 2016 at 19:08:34
Both player time spent and revenue earned improves, according to Skillz.

Skillz, a company that adds eSports tournaments, league functions, prize pools and rankings to mobile games, has claimed that including eSports features can significantly boost revenues and the amount of time that players spend on an app.

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AMAYA SECURITIES PROBE HEARS CLOSING ARGUMENTS

06th October, 2016 at 08:48:40
AMF lawyer questions Baazov's failure to appear personally to proclaim innocence.

The Canadian securities tribunal considering allegations that 12 associates of former Amaya CEO David Baazov received insider information that enabled them to profit resumed its hearing in Montreal Wednesday, CTV News reports.

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PHILIPPINES E-GAMBLING MOGUL SELLS OFF REMAINING INTEREST IN PHILWEB

06th October, 2016 at 08:48:40
Fire sale pricing on 53.76 percent stake of company.

The damaging effects of Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte's attacks on e-gaming technology group Philweb and main shareholder Roberto Ongpin were again in evidence this week as former chairman Ongpin sold his 53.76 percent stake in the company to its new chairman, Gregorio Araneta, for just P2 billion (US$41.4 million).

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COULD WILL HILL CALL IT A DAY IN AUSTRALIA?

06th October, 2016 at 08:48:40
Finance newspaper speculates on possible buyers.

The Australian Financial Review published an interesting speculative article Wednesday suggesting that the Australian gambling market may no longer be attractive to William Hill Australia due to a more restrictive regulatory environment and heavy competition.

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GOLDBET TO SPONSOR TORINO FC

06th October, 2016 at 08:48:40
One-year agreement signed with Italian football club.

Online bookmaker Goldbet has announced the signing of a one-year sponsorship agreement with the Italian Serie A football club Torino FC, making the company the official betting partner and boosting its presence in the Italian market.

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NEW WHEEL-BASED GAME FROM PLAY'N GO

06th October, 2016 at 08:48:40
Super Wheel game offers seven betting options.

Swedish game developer and software provider Play'n Go has launched a new wheel-based game titled Super Wheel in which seven betting options are available, enabling punters to bet on winning even money right the way up to 47 to 1 on the 52-segment wheel.

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