Gambling News 29th October, 2016

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LAST WEEK'S CYBER ATTACK ATTRIBUTED TO MIRAI BOTNET (Update)

29th October, 2016 at 07:32:22
Claims that DDoS attack on Dyn the most powerful on record.

InfoPowa readers may recall an earlier report in which we covered the growing the threat of the Mirai super distributed denial of service botnet being deployed with malicious intent by unknown groups, who had boosted the threat by posting the coding on hacker forums.

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SOCIAL GAMING CONTINUED TO DELIVER FOR C.D.I.

29th October, 2016 at 07:32:22
Big Fish Gaming revenues up, but earning down due to heavier marketing.

Big Fish Gaming, the consistently profitable online social gaming arm of US gambling group Churchill Downs, continued to be the group's best performer in the quarter ended September 30, delivering an 18 percent rise in revenues to $122.3 million, although actual earnings slipped by a third to $23.4 million, mainly due to heavier marketing spend.

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HOPE AT LAST FOR GERMAN ONLINE GAMBLING

29th October, 2016 at 07:32:22
Pressure from operators, the courts and the European Commission leads to a revision of the chaotic State Treaty on Gambling.

On Friday a press release from a German prime minister's conference boosted hopes that the chaotic and frustrating regulatory scene in regard to online gambling policy in Germany may at last be on the road to a fair and logical reorganisation.

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GOOD THIRD QUARTER FOR ONLINE CASINO OPERATOR

29th October, 2016 at 07:32:22
Mr Green's introduction of sports betting improves revenues.

The Mr Green online casino and sports betting group has reported improved year-on-year performance in Q3-2016, attributing some of it to the introduction of its sports betting service.

Full Story: Good Third Quarter For Online Casino Operator »

BETFAIR RETURNS TO U.K. TELEVISION

29th October, 2016 at 07:32:22
New ad is the first in two years

Online gambling operator Betfair has returned to UK television with its first advertisement in two years, launching a new campaign titled "Ready".

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