Gambling News 19th December, 2016

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GVC LAUNCH PROPRIETARY PRO TABLE GAME SERIES

19th December, 2016 at 19:30:07
Two new titles debut, the first of many to come.

GVC Holdings' in-house developers have developed Blackjack Pro and European Roulette Pro, the first two titles to launch in its new casino table game Pro Series.

Full Story: Gvc Launch Proprietary Pro Table Game Series »

LOOT.BET JOIN ULTRAPLAY ESPORTS PLATFORM

19th December, 2016 at 19:30:07
Offering pre-match and live betting in traditional and bitcoin currency.

Loot.bet, operated by Cyprus-based Livestream Ltd, is the latest eSports operator to join the UltraPlay platform.

Full Story: Loot.bet Join Ultraplay Esports Platform »

NORSK TIPPING AWARDS IGAMING CONTRACT TO EVERYMATRIX

19th December, 2016 at 19:30:07
Selected from a group of eleven bidders.

Norwegian state-owned lottery Norsk Tipping has awarded a six-year iGaming Integration Platform contract to EveryMatrix.

Full Story: Norsk Tipping Awards Igaming Contract To Everymatrix »

PLAYSON ADAPTS TO DEMISE OF FLASH

19th December, 2016 at 15:56:13
Conversion of Flash titles to HTML5 well underway.

Software developer Playson will release all new titles in HTML5, and convert its most popular older titles to the same format by early 2017, as it anticipates the discontinuation of default Flash player support.

Full Story: Playson Adapts To Demise Of Flash »

GENESIS GAMING INKS CONTENT DEAL WITH ROYAL PANDA

19th December, 2016 at 15:56:13
UK-licensed online casino significantly expands gaming offer.

Genesis Gaming content will supply its entire slots portfolio to Royal Panda online casino following an agreement announced late last week.

Full Story: Genesis Gaming Inks Content Deal With Royal Panda »

TGG INTERACTIVE CLINCH BETEAST AND BALKAN BET DEALS

19th December, 2016 at 15:56:13
European expansion.

Hong Kong-based interactive entertainment firm TGG Takara Gaming Group has clinched a deal with online betting operator BetEast for the integration of customised sportsbetting, casino and e-sports content.

Full Story: Tgg Interactive Clinch Beteast And Balkan Bet Deals »

LADBROKES LAUNCH INSPIRED HTML5 CONTENT

19th December, 2016 at 15:56:13
Mobile gaming and Virtuals-On-Demand.

Ladbrokes has launched a range of HTML5 mobile slots from Inspired and will soon debut the company's Virtuals-On-Demand products which will include Rush Football Live and Rush Horses Live.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Launch Inspired Html5 Content »

BETCONSTRUCT AWARDED ROMANIAN LICENSE

19th December, 2016 at 15:56:13
Holds Class II Software Provider status.

Gaming solutions provider BetConstruct has secured a Class II software provider's licence from the Romanian National Gambling Office (ONJN) enabling the company to supply its platform to online gaming operators in Romania's regulated market.

Full Story: Betconstruct Awarded Romanian License »

DIGITAL SPORTS TECH SEALS THIRD AUSSIE DEAL

19th December, 2016 at 12:23:39
TopSport signs up with prop bet provider

Digital Sports Tech, which develops and supplies business-to-business sports betting software such as proposition betting, announced Monday that it has signed its third Australian client in TopSport. Previous Australian signings have been Ladbrokes and MadBookie.

Full Story: Digital Sports Tech Seals Third Aussie Deal »

ONLINE GAMBLING TRADE ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS ADVERTISING RESTRICTION IN AUSTRALIA

19th December, 2016 at 12:23:39
Newly formed Responsible Wagering Australia agrees to support government moves to ban inducement advertising.

Responsible Wagering Australia, a newly formed trade body supported by Bet365, Betfair, CrownBet, Sportsbet and Unibet (see previous report) has announced that it is to support government moves to ban inducement advertising, e.g. the offering of bonuses and free games to attract and persuade punters to sign up.

Full Story: Online Gambling Trade Association Supports Advertising Restriction In Australia »

IVEY AND COMPANION ORDERED TO PAY $10.1 MILLION BACK TO BORGATA (Update)

19th December, 2016 at 07:24:53
The edge-sorting ploy that misfired.

InfoPowa readers will no doubt recall the furore back in 2012 over the use of edge-sorting tactics by poker pro Phil Ivey and his talented and observant companion Cheng Yun Lin in two seven-figure Baccarat wins at land casinos in London (Crockfords) and Atlantic City (Borgata).

Full Story: Ivey And Companion Ordered To Pay $10.1 Million Back To Borgata (update) »

INTERNET CENSORSHIP IN SOUTH CAROLINA

19th December, 2016 at 07:24:53
New state bill could be the wedge for online gambling blocking.

A Republican state representative in South Carolina, Bill Chumley, has proposed a bill that would require sellers of computers to install digital blocking capabilities in the machines, ostensibly and arbitrarily to prevent access to vice and pornography websites.

Full Story: Internet Censorship In South Carolina »

MORE CAMELOT REVELATIONS (Update)

19th December, 2016 at 07:24:53
Has Camelot really lost the evidence?

UK newspapers continued to chew on the GBP 2.5 million pay-out by Camelot on a fraudulent "damaged" national lottery ticket several years ago (see previous reports), suggesting Monday that the reason that the police had released the claimant last year without prosecuting him was that the ticket in question had disappeared whilst in Camelot's possession.

Full Story: More Camelot Revelations (update) »

BETSOFT GAMES LAUNCHED ON MAJOR ITALIAN ONLINE CASINO SITE

19th December, 2016 at 07:24:53
Selection of games now live at Microgame.it

Online gambling software and games developer BetSoft has announced that its games have gone live in the Italian market through the major operator Microgame S.p.A.

Full Story: Betsoft Games Launched On Major Italian Online Casino Site »