Gambling News 07th December, 2016

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FORMER AUSSIE POLITICAL FOE NOW WORKING WITH ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATORS

07th December, 2016 at 19:28:46
Former communications minister Stephen Conroy appointed head of new responsible gambling group founded by operators.

Stephen Conroy is a name familiar to most online gambling industry folks as the former Australian government minister who tried to introduce some decidedly Internet-unfriendly censorship legislation in his attempts to shut down online gambling and other pursuits he considered unsuitable for Aussies.

Full Story: Former Aussie Political Foe Now Working With Online Gambling Operators »

WILL JACK LAM RETURN TO THE PHILIPPINES TO TURN HIMSELF IN? (Update)

07th December, 2016 at 19:28:46
Police chief reveals that Macau-based online gambling tycoon has put out "surrender" feelers.

The Philippines online gambling and bribery scandal keeps throwing up new developments almost daily, with the latest a report that Macau-based online gambling tycoon - the man at the centre of the furore - has put out tentative "surrender" feelers.

Full Story: Will Jack Lam Return To The Philippines To Turn Himself In? (update) »

SPINOMENAL APPOINT SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

07th December, 2016 at 19:28:46
Former Ortiz Gaming COO, Eduardo Tupper.

Israeli software developer, Spinomenal, has appointed former chief operating officer of Ortiz Gaming, Eduardo Tupper, as Senior Vice President.

Full Story: Spinomenal Appoint Senior Vice President »

SOFTSWISS TO INTEGRATE BOOMING GAMES CONTENT

07th December, 2016 at 12:48:44
Expands traditional currency and bitcoin games portfolio.

Platform and white label provider SoftSwiss has launched a portfolio of 50 plus Booming Games titles following a partnership deal announced this week.

Full Story: Softswiss To Integrate Booming Games Content »

SPORTECH WINS ELLIS PARK PARI MUTUEL CONTRACT

07th December, 2016 at 12:48:44
Another significant deal in State of Kentucky.

Sportech's Racing and Digital division has become Kentucky racecourse Ellis Park' s new pari mutuel betting provider, another significant deal on the back of similar with Kentucky Downs.

Full Story: Sportech Wins Ellis Park Pari Mutuel Contract »

FSB TECHNOLOGY SPORTSBOOK FOR SQUAWKA

07th December, 2016 at 12:48:44
To expand fantasy sports and digital content offer.

Football digital content platform SquwaKa will be entering the sports betting sector with the launch of a new FSB Technology built and powered sports betting service to sit alongside its fantasy sports offer.

Full Story: Fsb Technology Sportsbook For Squawka »

VERMANTIA TO ADD MOHIO GAMES TO ITS INVENTORY

07th December, 2016 at 07:44:34
Content deal with Austrian games developer will be available on CONNECT platform.

Online gambling platform and games provider Vermantia has announced a content agreement with Austrian games developer Mohio Gaming for the provision of a suite of games to be carried on the CONNECT platform.

Full Story: Vermantia To Add Mohio Games To Its Inventory »

JAPAN GAMBLING BILL GATHERS MOMENTUM (Update)

07th December, 2016 at 07:44:34
Through a House committee earlier this week, and now approved by the House and sent to the Upper House of the Diet.

Japan's gambling liberalisation bill allowing land casinos to set up and operate has achieved unexpected progress since passing a Lower House committee of the Diet earlier this week (see previous report).

Full Story: Japan Gambling Bill Gathers Momentum (update) »

CHINESE GAMBLING TYCOON DOES NOT HAVE A CAGAYAN LICENCE AS CLAIMED (Update)

07th December, 2016 at 07:44:34
Philippines Justice Secretary keeps piling on the agony for Jack Lam.

Philippines Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre piled more agony on the embattled (and now departed from the Philippines) online gambling operator Jack Lam Tuesday, revealing that claims by Lam lawyers that he has a Cagayan permit to carry on online gambling business are false.

Full Story: Chinese Gambling Tycoon Does Not Have A Cagayan Licence As Claimed (update) »

EVERYMATRIX TO ADD ENDORPHINA GAMES

07th December, 2016 at 07:44:34
CasinoEngine content keeps growing.

Prague-based online slot developer Endorphina has found a new outlet for its games, signing a content supply agreement with white label provider EveryMatrix.

Full Story: Everymatrix To Add Endorphina Games »

NEW CASH IN ROULETTE GAME FOR WILLIAM HILL ONLINE

07th December, 2016 at 07:44:34
Be The House's product offers online punters accumulative bets and cash out choice.

The relatively new online gambling games developer Be The House, has announced that it is to launch its unique Cash In Roulette product with William Hill Online.

Full Story: New Cash In Roulette Game For William Hill Online »

PLAYTECH IN FIRST SHARES RE-PURCHASE MOVE (Update)

07th December, 2016 at 07:44:34
Company buys back 780,000 shares.

Playtech's advisory earlier this week that it is to embark on a Euro 50 million share re-purchase initiative (see prevous InfoPowa reports) has been quickly followed by a notification from the company that it has bought an initial tranche of 780,000 shares at prices ranging between 797.75 and 816.63.

Full Story: Playtech In First Shares Re-purchase Move (update) »

ANOTHER ACQUISITION FOR BETSSON

07th December, 2016 at 07:44:34
Niche operator RaceBets complements Betsson's offering with a proprietary horse racing product and an experienced horse betting trading team.

Online gambling group Betsson has announced the acquisition of niche operator RaceBets, noting that it complements Betsson's offering with a proprietary horse racing product and an experienced horse betting trading team.

Full Story: Another Acquisition For Betsson »