Gambling News 02nd November, 2016

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WILL HILL THE LATEST UNDER DDOS ATTACK

02nd November, 2016 at 17:41:02
"Sophisticated" attack, says bookmaker.

William Hill has apparently been battling with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack over the past two days.

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BLACK-WHITE CASINO NOT MGA LICENSEE

02nd November, 2016 at 14:26:49
Regulatory authority distances itself.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has distanced itself from black-white-casino.com saying it has no connection with the operator and any gaming licenses claimed to be held with the MGA are false and misleading.

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BETCLIC EVEREST EXPAND INPLAY PRODUCT

02nd November, 2016 at 14:26:49
Doubles in-play options.

Betclic Everest Group and Betgenius have entered into a three-year in-play trading services deal that will see more than 130,000 in-play events offered to Betclic and Expekt customers.

Full Story: Betclic Everest Expand Inplay Product »

KAMBI PLEASED WITH Q3 RESULTS

02nd November, 2016 at 14:26:49
Future looks bright, provider says.

Turnkey sports betting provider Kambi reported a set of robust Q3/2016 results, highlighting key performance indicators for the twelve-week period as:

Full Story: Kambi Pleased With Q3 Results »

GIG HAILS Q3 RESULTS

02nd November, 2016 at 14:26:49
Expects to exceed FY2016 targets.

Gambling solutions provider Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) released encouraging Q3/2016 results Wednesday.

Full Story: Gig Hails Q3 Results »

GAMING REALMS DELIVERS IN Q3 REPORT

02nd November, 2016 at 14:26:49
Positive EBITDA for the first time.

Real-money mobile developer and publisher Gaming Realms is flying high following its latest financial results in which the company reported positive EBITDA for the first time.

Full Story: Gaming Realms Delivers In Q3 Report »

SOCIAL CASINO PLAYERS ARE NOT AS YOUNG AS YOU THINK THEY ARE

02nd November, 2016 at 07:07:13
Operator tells IAGR conference that the average social slots player is over age 40.

Michael McCarthy, a social casino operator who has studied the practical demographics of social gaming, startled some delegates to the IAGR regulatory conference this week when he revealed that the average social slots player is almost 41 years of age.

Full Story: Social Casino Players Are Not As Young As You Think They Are »

AUSTRALIAN EXECS STILL IN DETENTION IN CHINA (Update)

02nd November, 2016 at 07:07:13
Australian Justice Minister says the federal government has "indicated its concern" to China over the continued detention of its nationals.

The visiting Australian gambling executives detained by China almost three weeks ago on what are believed to be gambling promotion-related charges (see previous reports) remained in custody this week despite assurances by the Australian federal government that it has "indicated its concern" to the Chinese authorities over the continued detentions.

Full Story: Australian Execs Still In Detention In China (update) »

RED TIGER GAMING APPOINTS FORMER BETSSON EXEC

02nd November, 2016 at 07:07:13
Carl Ejlertsson will advise on Scandinavian games development.

Former Betsson exec Carl Ejlertsson has been hired as account director by the Isle of Man-based online gambling software developer Red Tiger Gaming as part of the company's expansion plans.

Full Story: Red Tiger Gaming Appoints Former Betsson Exec »

IRISH GAMBLING REGULATION REMAINS IN LIMBO

02nd November, 2016 at 07:07:13
Three years on, and little progress, says independent Irish politician.

Independent member of the Irish Dáil (parliamant) Maureen O'Sullivan, took the government to task this week over the lack of clarity and progress on Irish gambling laws three years after the Gambling Control Bill was passed.

Full Story: Irish Gambling Regulation Remains In Limbo »

BRITAIN GEARS UP FOR CYBER WARS

02nd November, 2016 at 07:07:13
Chancellor punts the idea of the equivalent of a nuclear deterrent.

Speaking on at a conference in London Tuesday, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, warned that the government would "retaliate in kind" to any state-backed cyber-attack, amid speculation about recent hacks by Russian-sponsored hackers.

Full Story: Britain Gears Up For Cyber Wars »