Gambling News 09th December, 2016

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NEW LIVE DEALER CHRISTMAS ROULETTE FROM PLAYTECH

09th December, 2016 at 15:06:09
Playtech Live launches new dedicated roulette room with a festive season flavour.

Playtech's live dealer arm, Playtech Live has launched a dedicated live roulette room operating from a fully custom-built studio bursting with colourful Christmas decorations.

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NEW SLOT FROM 1 X 2 GAMING

09th December, 2016 at 15:06:09
Cosmic Crystals is a 5 reel, 50 pay-line game.

1X2 Gaming's latest online slot titled Cosmic Crystals is a 5 reel, 50 pay-line game with a futuristic outer space feel, gems galore, and features that include a sticky Wild reel, re-triggering Free Spins, Scatters and a claimed 95 percent RTP.

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NETENT SUPPLIES LIVE DEALER ACTION TO VEGAS MOBILE CASINO

09th December, 2016 at 15:06:09
Blackjack and Roulette in package.

Vegas Mobile Casino has partnered with Swedish online gambling game developer NetEnt, which has supplied a new live dealer offering that includes desktop Blackjack and desktop and mobile Roulette.

Full Story: Netent Supplies Live Dealer Action To Vegas Mobile Casino »

MONETARY AUTHORITY IN MACAU MOVES TO QUELL ATM LIMIT FEARS

09th December, 2016 at 15:06:09
Official reaction triggered by a press report that sent land casino shares tumbling yesterday.

The Monetary Authority of Macau moved quickly Friday to quell market concern caused by a newspaper report late Thursday that it was about to slash ATM limits in half (see previous report).

Full Story: Monetary Authority In Macau Moves To Quell Atm Limit Fears »

INTERESTING NUMBERS IN MALTA GAMING AUTHORITY INTERIM REPORT

09th December, 2016 at 15:06:09
Employment in Malta's online gambling industry has grown 31 percent in the last year.

The Malta Gaming Authority's half-year 2016 report published this week has some interesting numbers, including:

Full Story: Interesting Numbers In Malta Gaming Authority Interim Report »

BIG WIN AT CODETA ONLINE CASINO

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
Online punter collects a Euro 100,000 jackpot from Jack and the Beanstalk slot.

Online casino operator Codeta paid out its biggest win yet this week after one of its Swedish online punters scored a Euro 100,000 on NetEnt's Jack and the Beanstalk slot jackpot.

Full Story: Big Win At Codeta Online Casino »

REPORT OF MACAU A.T.M. CLAMPDOWN HAS LAND CASINO STOCKS REELING

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
Reports are that UnionPay ATM daily withdrawal limits are to be slashed in half.

The newspaper South China Morning Post precipitated a wide decline in land casino stock prices Thursday when it reported that China is imposing a drastic cut in UnionPay ATM daily withdrawal limits in Macau.

Full Story: Report Of Macau A.t.m. Clampdown Has Land Casino Stocks Reeling »

NO JAPAN CASINO BILL APPROVAL THIS WEEK (Update)

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
But the ruling Liberal Democratic Party is still intent on getting casino bill through before December 14 Diet adjournment.

Hopes that the newly invigorated land casino gambling bill before the Upper House of the Diet would be approved by today (Friday) have faded after the ruling Liberal Democratic Party announced that it will instead hold hearings before the Cabinet Affairs Committee next week.

Full Story: No Japan Casino Bill Approval This Week (update) »

VOODOO SLOT FROM ENDORPHINA RELEASED TODAY (Update)

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
Prague-based slot developer runs against the trend for festively themed games at this time of year.

The Prague-based online gambling games developer Endorphina is going against the trend of Christmassy-themed offerings at this time of the year, instead going for the popular horror genre in its new slot Voodoo, released to operators today (Friday).

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SINGAPORE ONLINE GAMBLING AMONG BRITISH FOREIGN AID PROJECTS

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
Rather a wide interpretation of how to uplift poverty-stricken people.

Questions are being asked about how the UK government's private equity arm, the CDC Group plc (formerly the Commonwealth Development Corporation) spends the billions it is allocated to alleviate international poverty, The Guardian newspaper reported Friday.

Full Story: Singapore Online Gambling Among British Foreign Aid Projects »

GERMAN FINANCIAL SERVICES WATCHDOG CRACKS DOWN ON SPREAD BETTING (Update)

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
Financial regulator announces new rules to curb spread betting CFDs.

The UK Financial Conduct Authority's crackdown on financial and stocks spread betting via contracts for difference (see previous report) has been followed by similar moves in Germany, where the financial regulator BaFin announced similar new restrictions Thursday.

Full Story: German Financial Services Watchdog Cracks Down On Spread Betting (update) »

FRENCH GAMBLING GIANT IN FOOTBALL SPONSORSHIP DEAL

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
State-owned Française des Jeux inks betting agreement with Olympique Lyonnais.

Olympique Lyonnais, a popular Rhone Ligue 1 football club with a large following, has announced that it has agreed an in-stadia betting partnership with the state-owned French online and land betting giant Française des Jeux (FDJ).

Full Story: French Gambling Giant In Football Sponsorship Deal »

AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS TO DUMP ONLINE GAMBLING COURTSIDE ADVERTS IN 2017

09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
William Hill Australia will be first to feel the pain.

Court-side advertisements, which have been criticised as promoting gambling and thereby contributing indirectly to the spectre of match-fixing, are to be discontinued in 2017 from the Australian Open tennis championships, Tennis Australia has confirmed.

Full Story: Australian Open Tennis To Dump Online Gambling Courtside Adverts In 2017 »