Gambling News 05th December, 2016

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MAJOR ONLINE GAMBLING PRESENCE IN ENGLISH FOOTBALL

05th December, 2016 at 19:32:17
More sports betting sponsorships than ever before.

International sports betting companies - many of them with online divisions - are playing an increasing role in English football sponsorship deals, with ten industry companies involved in football club relationships this year - up on the seven who inked deals last year.

Full Story: Major Online Gambling Presence In English Football »

UK GOVT TO TAX REMOTE GAMING FIRST USE FREEPLAYS ONLY (Update)

05th December, 2016 at 19:32:17
Tax burden on all freeplays in initial proposal was greater than expected, UK Government says.

Following completion of the consultation aimed at bringing the remote gaming tax treatment of free plays in line with the general betting industry (see previous reports), the UK Government has determined the existing proposal will impose greater burdens on remote gaming business than initially expected and has undertaken to revise the draft legislation proposal by applying tax to the first use of freeplays only as opposed to taxing all freeplays.

Full Story: Uk Govt To Tax Remote Gaming First Use Freeplays Only (update) »

MR GREEN IN COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP WITH WIGAN ATHLETIC

05th December, 2016 at 19:32:17
Brand awareness strategy for UK market.

Online gaming firm Mr Green has agreed a commercial partnership with Wigan Athletic Football Club, a professional association football club that competes in the Championship, the second tier of English football.

Full Story: Mr Green In Commercial Partnership With Wigan Athletic »

YGGDRASIL TO PROVIDE GIG GAMING CONTENT

05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
Across B2C sites and iGaming Cloud.

Hot on the heels of its deal with Tain (see previous report), Yggdrasil Gaming has partnered Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) for the supply of its full suite of video slots.

Full Story: Yggdrasil To Provide Gig Gaming Content »

NEW AUSTRIAN AFFILIATE MEMBER OF EGBA

05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
Seeks to advance EU compliant regulation and strong player protection policies.

The Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG) has become the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) latest member.

Full Story: New Austrian Affiliate Member Of Egba »

INSPIRED TO DEVELOP VIRTUAL GRAND NATIONAL

05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
With exclusive Aintree partnership.

Virtual sports provider Inspired has entered into an exclusive collaboration with Carm Productions and The Jockey Club for the development of a Virtual Grand National product.

Full Story: Inspired To Develop Virtual Grand National »

PLAYSON SPINS TRIPLE THE FUN

05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
With Hero Gaming, Easit and GamingTec.

Playson content has gone live with Hero Gaming's casinoheroes.com, casitabi.com and betser.com following the inking of a content supply deal.

Full Story: Playson Spins Triple The Fun »

BETSSON DEVELOPS NEW FRONT END TECHNOLOGY

05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
"One Betsson Group" delivers improved scaleability, says chief exec.

Betsson is claiming "world's largest mobile casino" with the development of " One Betsson Group " (OBG), a new front end technology that enables it to include over 800 games in combination with an improved design and layout.

Full Story: Betsson Develops New Front End Technology »

GVC EXPAND CONTENT PORTFOLIO WITH BLUEPRINT GAMING

05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
Augments offer with 40 additional titles.

GVC Holdings has inked a content deal with Gauselmann Group subsidiary, Blueprint Gaming.

Full Story: Gvc Expand Content Portfolio With Blueprint Gaming »

CHINESE LEGAL ADVICE TO CROWN RESORTS: CONFESS AND SAY YOU'RE SORRY.

05th December, 2016 at 07:22:48
Chinese legal expert says things will be easier if Aussie gambling group follows his advice.

A Chinese legal expert has offered some unsolicited advice to Crown Resorts, the Aussie gambling group that is still trying to arrange the release from almost two months in detention of 17 of its employees - including three visiting Australian managers - arrested on gambling promotion-related accusations (see previous reports).

Full Story: Chinese Legal Advice To Crown Resorts: Confess And Say You're Sorry. »

LIMITED REMOTE GAMBLING TO BE ALLOWED IN BERMUDA

05th December, 2016 at 07:22:48
Position of online sports betting and daily fantasy sports still unclear.

After two years of discussion senators in the self-governing British overseas territory of Bermuda finally approved the Casino Gaming Amendment Act 2016 last week, ushering in a potentially more liberal and practical approach to gambling in the Caribbean island nation.

Full Story: Limited Remote Gambling To Be Allowed In Bermuda »

NETENT ENTERS MEXICAN REGULATED MARKET WITH CODERE CONTENT DEAL

05th December, 2016 at 07:22:48
An important milestone for Swedish game provider in its Latin American expansion strategy.

Swedish online gambling games and software supplier NetEnt has announced an important inaugural milestone in its Latin American expansion strategy - a content deal with existing Spanish client Codere that will see the company's games presented to the regulated Mexican online casino market.

Full Story: Netent Enters Mexican Regulated Market With Codere Content Deal »