Gambling News 01st December, 2016

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BRIT GAMBLING LAWMAKERS TO JOIN U.S. LEGISLATORS' GATHERING

01st December, 2016 at 21:38:32
The British Parliamentary All Party Betting & Gaming Group will attend the next US regulators' annual gathering in Arizona.

The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, a body of lawmakers from across the United States, has announced that members of the British Parliamentary All Party Betting and Gaming Group will join them to exchange ideas and information at the next annual gathering in January 2017 in Scottsville, Arizona.

Full Story: Brit Gambling Lawmakers To Join U.s. Legislators' Gathering »

MORE DETAILS EMERGE ON MASS CHINESE ESCAPE IN PHILIPPINES (Update)

01st December, 2016 at 21:38:32
Media reports give new numbers and details of the escapes.

There appears to be some confusion over exactly how many Chinese individuals detained by Philippines Immigration officials managed to escape in the early hours of last Thursday.

Full Story: More Details Emerge On Mass Chinese Escape In Philippines (update) »

BEWARE OF GOOLIGAN ANDROID MALWARE

01st December, 2016 at 21:38:32
Media reports suggest that over a million mobile devices may already have been breached.

If you thought that mobile devices were largely shielded from contamination and manipulation by malware, think again....news from the United States is that Android smartphones have become victim to a powerful new piece of malware called 'Gooligan' with over a million devices believed already to have been breached.

Full Story: Beware Of Gooligan Android Malware »

G.V.C. LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE NEW DANSKE SPIL ONLINE SLOT

01st December, 2016 at 21:38:32
Nisseautomaten ("Elf Slot") is an HTML5-based game.

GVC Holdings unveiled an exclusive new HTML5 based online slot for Danish gambling group Danske Spil Thursday.

Full Story: G.v.c. Launches Exclusive New Danske Spil Online Slot »

DANISH GAMBLING EASED IN THIRD QUARTER

01st December, 2016 at 21:38:32
Sports betting and online poker revenue both down compared to last year.

Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden's latest Q3-2016 figures released Wednesday show a disappointing quarterly decline compared to the same period last year, mainly due to weaker sports betting and poker results.

Full Story: Danish Gambling Eased In Third Quarter »

SILVER LION SLOT NOW LIVE AT LEOVEGAS

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
Latest Lightning Box Games slot makes exclusive debut with online gambling operator.

Silver Lion, a new slot from specialist Australian slots developer Lightning Box Games, has debuted exclusively at mobile and desktop casino LeoVegas.com.

Full Story: Silver Lion Slot Now Live At Leovegas »

NETENT ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW FESTIVE SEASON SLOT

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
"Secrets of Christmas" is a 5-reel, 3-row, 25-line video slot.

Getting into the Christmas spirit, Swedish online gambling games developer NetEnt has announced the launch of its festive season slot Secrets of Christmas.

Full Story: Netent Announces Launch Of New Festive Season Slot »

PHILIPPINES JUSTICE SECRETARY WILL NOT TAKE ACTION AGAINST ALLEGED BRIBER (Update)

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
After winding up the media, Aguirre says there is not enough evidence to lay charges.

It appears from Philippines media reports Thursday that Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is rowing back a little on his widely reported allegations that gambling mogul Jack Lam tried to bribe him, the head of Pagcor and sundry Immigration Bureau functionaries.

Full Story: Philippines Justice Secretary Will Not Take Action Against Alleged Briber (update) »

LEGENDARY TARZAN SWINGS BACK TO LIFE

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
New slot featuring the legendary jungle hero now live with Microgaming and Quickfire operators.

Microgaming has breathed new life into Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic 1912 novel hero Tarzan, the subject also of many Hollywood interpretations, showcasing again the powerful but noble-hearted jungle legend that captured the imagination of several generations.

Full Story: Legendary Tarzan Swings Back To Life »

YGGDRASIL IN CONTENT DEAL WITH TAIN

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
Swedish online gambling games supplier to provide full suite of games to platform, white label and turnkey operator.

Yggdrasil Gaming has put pen to paper in a deal that will see it provide platform and content supplier Tain with its full suite of video slots games.

Full Story: Yggdrasil In Content Deal With Tain »

NEW SLOT DUE SOON FROM PLAY'N GO

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
Troll Hunters is a trip back to the Viking past.

Play'n GO's latest online slot, due to for release mid-December, takes players on a virtual journey into the Viking past, returning to the cold Scandinavian lands to help central characters Siv, Liv and Ingeborg protect their Viking village from trolls.

Full Story: New Slot Due Soon From Play'n Go »

CATENA ACQUIRES ONLINE GAMBLING INFORMATION SITE FOR EURO 10.6 MILLION

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
Online marketing group has big plans for Casino UK.

Catena Media, an online marketing group, has announced the acquisition for a consideration of Euro 10.6 million of online gambling information and review site Casino UK (casinouk.com).

Full Story: Catena Acquires Online Gambling Information Site For Euro 10.6 Million »

A.S.A. RAPS BETFRED OVER THE KNUCKLES

01st December, 2016 at 12:17:49
Complaint on email promotion upheld.

Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd, trading as on line gambling operator Betfred, has been warned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority regarding an email promo circulated during the recent Euro 2016 football championships.

Full Story: A.s.a. Raps Betfred Over The Knuckles »

DOUBTS OVER LADBROKES ACQUISITION ATTEMPT ON TABCORP (Update)

01st December, 2016 at 08:14:45
Analysts look at "what if" situation and conclude it's a big bite to take.

Despite the fact that neither Ladbrokes nor Tabcorp have commented on rumours that they are discussing a possible merger (see previous reports), industry analysts have been examining the possibilities of such an industry-changing move, which has the potential to create a GBP 5 billion online and land gambling leviathan.

Full Story: Doubts Over Ladbrokes Acquisition Attempt On Tabcorp (update) »

LATEST NEILSEN REPORT UNDERLINES CONTINUED GROWTH OF E-SPORTS

01st December, 2016 at 08:14:45
Vertical enjoying increased popularity among younger players and spectators.

The respected independent research group Neilsen's latest study on eSports shows that the vertical continues to grow in popularity in the United States, with an impressive 14 percent of the 13-years-or-more population keenly interested in competitive video gaming...up 8 percent year-on-year.

Full Story: Latest Neilsen Report Underlines Continued Growth Of E-sports »