Gambling News 12th January, 2017

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NEW GAMBLING APP LAUNCHED

12th January, 2017 at 21:53:36
Betting Gods move to Malta followed by release of innovative product.

The Betting Gods tipster operator has followed its recent arrival in Malta with a new app available in both Android and iOS formats which include content from respected tipsters like The Football Guru.

Full Story: New Gambling App Launched »

ATLANTIC CITY - 2016 A GOOD YEAR FOR INTERNET GAMBLING

12th January, 2017 at 21:53:36
New Jersey regulator releases FY 2016 results, showing that online gambling revenue grew 32 percent year-on-year.

The New Jersey regulator released the 2016 final performance figures for Atlantic City gambling Thursday, showing that online gambling operations assisted the land casinos to post their first revenue increase since 2006.

Full Story: Atlantic City - 2016 A Good Year For Internet Gambling »

WILD, WILD WEST THE THEME IN NEW NETENT SLOT

12th January, 2017 at 16:53:41
After several months of exclusive availability on Betsson sites, The Great Train Heist is set for general release this month.

With the end this month of an exclusivity agreement with Betsson, NetEnt is about to put its Wild Wild West - The Great Train Heist slot on general release.

Full Story: Wild, Wild West The Theme In New Netent Slot »

MALAYSIA DEPORTS HUNDREDS OF CHINESE FOR ONLINE GAMBLING

12th January, 2017 at 16:53:41
744 deported last year.

The Malaysian government deported 744 Chinese citizens, mainly on online gambling offences, last year according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Full Story: Malaysia Deports Hundreds Of Chinese For Online Gambling »

ITALIAN JOBS FOR BETSTUDIOS

12th January, 2017 at 16:53:41
Three important Italian deals for sportsbook and gaming platform.

Online sportsbook and gaming platform provider Betstudios has secured three important deals in the Italian market, inking agreements to provide its product to Next Games and two other as yet unnamed betting companies.

Full Story: Italian Jobs For Betstudios »

MATCHBOOK IN DEAL WITH THE JOCKEY CLUB

12th January, 2017 at 16:53:41
Agreement covers several title sponsorships at British horse racing courses

The UK online betting exchange Matchbook had inked a multi-title sponsorship agreement with British racecourse operator The Jockey Club.

Full Story: Matchbook In Deal With The Jockey Club »

FRENCH ONLINE AND LAND GAMBLING GIANT EXTENDS FRENCH FOOTBALL LEAGUE PARTNERSHIP

12th January, 2017 at 16:53:41
Française des Jeux (FDJ) secures four-year extension.

The French land and online gambling giant Française des Jeux (FDJ) has announced a four-year extension of its partnership with the French Football League, which will now run through the 2020 season.

Full Story: French Online And Land Gambling Giant Extends French Football League Partnership »

OLYMPIC ENTERTAINMENT OUTLINES INTERNATIONAL AMBITIONS

12th January, 2017 at 16:53:41
Principal objective in setting up Malta subsidiary is to enter new online gambling markets, says Estonian firm.

Estonia-headquartered online gambling group Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) has given local reporters a glimpse of it international ambitions, with company CEO Madis Jaager revealing Thursday that the main objective of the company's setting up a Malta subsidiary is to prepare for an expansion into new online gambling markets.

Full Story: Olympic Entertainment Outlines International Ambitions »

PAYSAFE REVENUE SET TO PASS $1 BILLION BENCHMARK IN 2017

12th January, 2017 at 08:15:22
Online payment processor releases optimistic trading update.

The UK online payment processing group Paysafe plc has issued a trading update for the full year ended December 31 2016, reporting that it expects revenues to top $1 billion in 2017.

Full Story: Paysafe Revenue Set To Pass $1 Billion Benchmark In 2017 »

GAMBLING COMMISSION ADDRESSES A THORNY ISSUE

12th January, 2017 at 07:16:45
Operators need to be upfront on what they regard as bonus abuse.

The UK Gambling Commission has addressed a perennial area of conflict between online gambling operators and players - bonus abuse.

Full Story: Gambling Commission Addresses A Thorny Issue »

MALAYSIAN MUNICIPAL POLICE SHUTTER MORE ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATIONS (Update)

12th January, 2017 at 07:16:45
212 computer sets for online gambling seized in six major raids in Subang Jaya.

Municipal police in the Subang Jaya Municipality have continued operations against online gambling outlets (see previous reports), shuttering six outlets and seizing 212 computer sets and other physical and documentary evidence.

Full Story: Malaysian Municipal Police Shutter More Online Gambling Operations (update) »

NEW ONLINE SLOT ON THE WAY FROM NETENT

12th January, 2017 at 07:16:45
Joker Pro set for release on February 9.

NetEnt is all set to go with the release on February 9 of its latest online slot, a 5 reel, 10 pay-line game titled Joker Pro.

Full Story: New Online Slot On The Way From Netent »