Gambling News 14th October, 2016

The news service here at azonlinecasinos.com provides content from respected news sources across the gaming industry. The news is sourced from dedicated reporters responsible for gathering content across related verticals, including current news on gamblibg legislation, land-based gambling, games development, software licensing, casino, bingo and sports/bookmaker news. For specific poker news, check out the Bluffed Poker website.

The news is updated instantly on the website or in the case of third party news items, within minutes of the report being received to our dedicated Newscenter mailbox. There is also an RSS feed containing all new stories.

For more information, please contact the news editor by telephone on (UK) +44 845 833 0462 (9am - 5pm GMT) or by email to editor [a@t] azonlinecasinos .com with any queries. * Please do not use this email address for advertising requests * (see contact page).

LITTLE TO EXCITE IN RANK INTERIM

14th October, 2016 at 16:49:34
Generally flat revenues, but Grosvenor digital channel provides the bright spot.

Online and land gambling company Rank Group plc's interim Friday provided little in the way of excitement with the news that it expects to post 'flat revenues' revenues for the 15-week period to 9 October, although management remains confident it will meet its FY forecast.

Full Story: Little To Excite In Rank Interim »

WILL HILL-AMAYA TALKS CRITICISED BY FORMER C.E.O. (Update)

14th October, 2016 at 16:49:34
Topping urges the board to abandon Amaya talks.

Hot on the heels of serious opposition from Prevus Asset Management, a major William Hill shareholder, to the company's merger talks with the Amaya Group (see previous report) comes news that former Will Hill CEO Ralph Topping has added his voice to those critical of the initiative.

Full Story: Will Hill-amaya Talks Criticised By Former C.e.o. (update) »

MILLENNIALS AND E-SPORTS ARE A POWERFUL COMBINATION

14th October, 2016 at 16:49:34
New study finds that men aged between 21 and 35 watch eSports as much as they watch basketball or hockey.

A study by independent researcher Newzoo into viewing habits on traditional and eSports has found that the millennial demographic (defined as men aged between 21 and 35) watch eSports as often as they watch basketball or hockey.

Full Story: Millennials And E-sports Are A Powerful Combination »

EVOLUTION LIVE DEALER PRODUCT FOR CHERRY ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP

14th October, 2016 at 08:16:24
Cherry joins one of the fastest growing online casino segments.

Cherry's online casino brands are to benefit by the addition of live dealer services following a deal announced today with live dealer technology and games provider Evolution Gaming.

Full Story: Evolution Live Dealer Product For Cherry Online Gambling Group »

TEMPOBET LAUNCHES EXTENDED LIVE CASINO

14th October, 2016 at 08:16:24
More branded Blackjack tables and Immersive Lite Roulette now available after Evolution Gaming expansion.

Online sportsbook operator Tempobet has launched an extended Live Casino offering with Evolution Gaming, streaming live footage simultaneously from both Malta and Latvia.

Full Story: Tempobet Launches Extended Live Casino »

LADBROKES CLARIFIES POSITION ON E-SPORTS (Update)

14th October, 2016 at 07:26:36
Not the end of the road for the vertical says gambling group.

Reports earlier this week that Ladbrokes had unilaterally and without explanation taken down its eSports betting markets triggered an extraordinary amount of speculation among observers and players alike, but the company has now clarified its position.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Clarifies Position On E-sports (update) »