Gambling News 24th November, 2016

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NETENT LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE SLOT

24th November, 2016 at 20:26:35
Conquer the world and gain untold riches in Warlords: Crystals of Power.

NetEnt's latest online slot has gone live with licensees, billed as one of the developer's biggest in-house creations to-date, delivering an animation-heavy production with mass audience appeal.

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A THIRD OF U.K. GAMBLING IS VIA DIGITAL

24th November, 2016 at 20:26:35
Online gambling contributed 33 percent of all wagers between April 2015 and March 2016.

Digital Rules! according to the latest figures from the UK Gambling Commission, which show that online gambling is the biggest revenue generator in the overall UK gambling industry, delivering 33 percent of all wagers processed.

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NEW U.K.-BASED ONLINE SPORTSBOOK LAUNCHES.

24th November, 2016 at 20:26:35
But RedZoneSports.com has a decidedly American focus.

RedZoneSports, a new online sportsbook, may be UK-based, but it has a strong US focus, offering wagering on major US events in addition to European fare.

Full Story: New U.k.-based Online Sportsbook Launches. »

ILLEGAL CHINESE ONLINE GAMBLING ENTERPRISE TOOK BILLIONS IN WAGERS

24th November, 2016 at 20:26:35
Prosecutors allege that online gambling ring generated 580 million yuan in illegal earnings.

The Chinese official news agency Xinhua reports that a 47-year-old Chinese man identified only as Zhou appeared before a court in the Zhejiang province Thursday charged with operating a cross-border illegal online gambling ring which allegedly had 2.04 million players on its books and generated 400 billion yuan in wagers since opening in June 2012 in Wenzhou.

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CYPRUS POLICE AGAIN ACTIVE AGAINST ONLINE GAMBLING

24th November, 2016 at 20:26:35
17 arrested in police operation.

For the second time in as many weeks, the Cyprus Police have mounted a raid on an illegal gambling venue providing both land and online gambling services.

Full Story: Cyprus Police Again Active Against Online Gambling »

AMAYA LATEST: BAAZOV CONFIRMS HIS ACQUISITION DRIVE CONTINUES (Update)

24th November, 2016 at 05:17:36
Alternative financing will be found, says former Amaya CEO.

Apparently unfazed by revelations earlier this week that he does not have the backing of Dubai investment company KBC Aldini as originally claimed for his multi-billion dollar acquisition offer on the Amaya online gambling group (see previous reports), David Baazov issued a statement in Montreal Wednesday advising that the acquisition offer remains on the table.

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