Gambling News 31st October, 2016

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END OF AN ERA FOR LADBROKES (Update)

31st October, 2016 at 20:13:55
Renamed Ladbrokes Coral Group.

Following publication of the Prospectus, Ladbrokes has changed its name to Ladbrokes Coral Group plc in anticipation of the completion of its merger deal with Coral Group which is expected tomorrow (Tuesday).

Full Story: End Of An Era For Ladbrokes (update) »

UK FCA APPROVES BETCADE

31st October, 2016 at 20:13:55
Another step towards launch.

Yet-to-launch real-money gaming Android app store Betcade has received approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority as an Authorized Payment Institution (API).

Full Story: Uk Fca Approves Betcade »

FANDUEL PARTNERS MOHEGAN SUN

31st October, 2016 at 20:13:55
Marketing partnership a WIN/WIN.

Daily fantasy sports provider FanDuel has inked a deal with Mohegan Sun which will allow casino guests to sign up for fantasy sports play with FanDuel directly through the Mohegan Sun website.

Full Story: Fanduel Partners Mohegan Sun »

SOVEREL TAKES ARIA HIGH ROLLER EVENT

31st October, 2016 at 20:13:55
For $1,024,000 pay check.

Sam Soverel took down the Aria Resort & Casino $100,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super High Roller event this past weekend which culminated in a three-way chop between Soverel, Jake Schindler and Brian Rast.

Full Story: Soverel Takes Aria High Roller Event »

ULTRAPLAY STRENGTHEN MANAGEMENT TEAM

31st October, 2016 at 13:56:10
With three key hires.

Sportsbetting and eSports provider UltraPlay has made three key management appointments naming Metodi Zaburtov as head of eSports optimisation, Georgi Apostolov as head of sportsbook and Krasimir Kostov as sales executive.

Full Story: Ultraplay Strengthen Management Team »

SENIOR APPOINTMENT AT EVERYMATRIX

31st October, 2016 at 13:56:10
New chief commercial officer.

Nicolas Fleiderman has been named chief operating officer of EveryMatrix responsible for the company's commercial strategy, new business, customer growth support as well as leading account management, sales and marketing teams.

Full Story: Senior Appointment At Everymatrix »

EUROBET LAUNCH RUSH FOOTBALL 2

31st October, 2016 at 13:56:10
Across retail and online.

Virtual sports provider Inspired's Rush Football 2 product has launched across Eurobet's retail and online channels in the Italian market.

Full Story: Eurobet Launch Rush Football 2 »

BETCLIC PARTNERS PRIMIERA LIGA FOOTBALL CLUB

31st October, 2016 at 13:56:10
Second, high profile Portuguese football club sponsorship.

Following a similar deal with SL Benfica, Betclic has become the official betting partner to top flight Premiera Liga Portuguese football club Vitória for the remainder of the 2016/17 season.

Full Story: Betclic Partners Primiera Liga Football Club »

CODETA JOINS THE LIVE DEALER SECTOR

31st October, 2016 at 07:03:44
Live table games pioneer to offer land-based live casino experience for the first time

Malta-based live table games pioneer Codeta.com has partnered up with Authentic Gaming to offer its customers a land-based live casino experience on their mobiles, tablets and desktops for the first time.

Full Story: Codeta Joins The Live Dealer Sector »

NEW FINANCIAL BETTING EXCHANGE LAUNCHES IN LONDON

31st October, 2016 at 07:03:44
Flexihedge licensed by UK Gambling Commission.

30 years on from the 1986 deregulation of financial markets in the UK - the so-called Big Bang - the City of London saw the launch this week of what is claimed to be the world's first online financial peer-to-peer financial betting exchange.

Full Story: New Financial Betting Exchange Launches In London »