Gambling News 24th January, 2017

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PCSO WEIGHS IN ON PHILIPPINE GAMBLING ISSUE

24th January, 2017 at 21:14:27
Calls on unlicensed operators to go legal, and join expanded PCSO.

The Philippine state-run Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is calling on illegal gambling operators to "Go Legal", Manilla news agency SunStar reports.

Full Story: Pcso Weighs In On Philippine Gambling Issue »

NYX WINS CONTRACT WITH NEW ZEALAND RACING BOARD (Update)

24th January, 2017 at 21:14:27
Enters design phase of bespoke fixed odds betting platform and omni-channel account.

NYX Gaming Group's Openbet division has been selected by the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) following what has been described as a rigorous tender process.

Full Story: Nyx Wins Contract With New Zealand Racing Board (update) »

BET-AT-HOME LIFT RESULTS GUIDANCE

24th January, 2017 at 13:21:39
After strong fourth quarter

bet-at-home.com AG has lifted its profit guidance for the 2016 financial year following what it terms a "supremely positive business development in the fourth quarter".

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MAJOR SLOT WIN MAKES FOR A GREAT WEDDING ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

24th January, 2017 at 13:21:39
WinADay player hits a $210,435 progressive jackpot on the Olympus slot.

The WinADay online casino has reported a major jackpot hit of $210,435 on its ancient Greece-themed proprietary progressive slot Olympus.

Full Story: Major Slot Win Makes For A Great Wedding Anniversary Celebration »

LADBROKES CORAL STRENGTHENS BOARD

24th January, 2017 at 13:21:39
With appointment of non-executive director.

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc has appointed Annemarie Durbin as a non-executive Board Director with immediate effect.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Coral Strengthens Board »

60-YEAR HORSE RACE SPONSORSHIP MAKES WAY FOR LADBROKES.

24th January, 2017 at 13:21:39
High profile sponsorship will run for the next five years.

The longest sponsorship deal in the history of British horse racing has come to an end with Ladbrokes becoming the new sponsor of the race formerly known as The Hennessy Gold Cup for the next five years, Racing Post reports.

Full Story: 60-year Horse Race Sponsorship Makes Way For Ladbrokes. »

GIG NAME CHIEF DATA OFFICER

24th January, 2017 at 13:21:39
For iGaming Cloud.

Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has appointed Aaron Xuereb as chief data officer responsible for GIG's iGaming Cloud data infrastructure.

Full Story: Gig Name Chief Data Officer »

BETSOFT CLINCH CONTENT SUPPLY DEAL WITH SUPRNATION

24th January, 2017 at 13:21:39
For Slots3 and ToGo suite of games.

Betsoft Gaming's latest content supply partnership will see its Slots3 collection launched on VoodooDreams.com, SuprNation's primarily Swedish and Nordic focused online gaming operation.

Full Story: Betsoft Clinch Content Supply Deal With Suprnation »

GVC IN MARKETING OPTIMISATION DEAL WITH BEEHIVE

24th January, 2017 at 13:21:39
Advanced CRM platform.

Marketing optimisation specialist Beehive has entered into a supply deal with GVC Holding's for the provision of its data-powered marketing platform across GVC's Playtech brands.

Full Story: Gvc In Marketing Optimisation Deal With Beehive »

YGGDRASIL LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE SLOT

24th January, 2017 at 09:08:21
Alchymedes challenges players to rise through levels for reward.

As the title suggests, the theme for the new Yggdrasil slot launched this week is the ancient alchemists and their concoctions, which supports a 5 reel and 4 rows with 60 lines L-R and R-L game with a claimed RTP of 96.20 percent.

Full Story: Yggdrasil Launches New Online Slot »

KENYAN M.P. WANTS TO EXCLUDE FOREIGN OPERATORS FROM ONLINE BETTING BUSINESS

24th January, 2017 at 09:08:21
Proposed bill faces opposition from the Kenyan sports betting industry.

Kenyan sports betting operators are currently voicing concerns regarding amendments to the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act proposed last month by member of parliament Jakoyo Midiwo.

Full Story: Kenyan M.p. Wants To Exclude Foreign Operators From Online Betting Business »

TWO BIG WINS AT BOVADA ONLINE CASINO

24th January, 2017 at 09:08:21
Two lucky players win $808,529 and $127,331, respectively, on two of the site's popular slot games.

The Bovada online casino has reported rather sketchily on two major wins this week.

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