Gambling News 27th January, 2017

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US VIDEO GAME TERMINAL MAKER PUSHES FOR E-SPORTS REGULATION

27th January, 2017 at 10:05:10
Joins eSports Integrity Coalition.

GameCo Inc., a US video game gambling machine manufacturer, has joined the growing number of advocates for eSports regulation by joining the eSports Integrity Coalition. The Coalition is campaigning for the booming vertical to regulate in order to protect participants as investment and betting volumes continue to rise.

Full Story: Us Video Game Terminal Maker Pushes For E-sports Regulation »

NEW JERSEY ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER DAILY FANTASY SPORT BILL

27th January, 2017 at 10:05:10
Caputo bill to be discussed in committee next week.

New Jersey is moving forward on the legalisation of daily fantasy sports, according to New Jersey.com, which reports that a bill sponsored by Democratic Party Assemblyman Ralph Caputo is to be discussed in committee early next week.

Full Story: New Jersey Assembly Committee To Consider Daily Fantasy Sport Bill »

CHINESE E-COMM GIANT BUYS E-CASH PROCESSOR

27th January, 2017 at 10:05:10
MoneyGram now belongs to an Alibaba associate, Ant Financial.

MoneyGram, an e-cash processing company and rival to Western Union as a popular method of making online gambling transactions, has been acquired for an undisclosed consideration by Ant Financial, a company associated with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Full Story: Chinese E-comm Giant Buys E-cash Processor »

REFLEX GAMING SET TO SIGN UP WILLIAM HILL FOR GAMING CONTENT

27th January, 2017 at 10:05:10
ICE show will provide the backdrop for agreement ceremony.

After just a year in existence online gambling games developer Reflex Gaming has announced that it has clinched a content deal with the online division of William Hill plc, and is to sign the contract at ICE next week.

Full Story: Reflex Gaming Set To Sign Up William Hill For Gaming Content »

PALA CASINO OPERATION ADDS VIRTUAL SPORTS GAMES

27th January, 2017 at 10:05:10
Horse Racing, Dog Racing, Trotting, Velodrome and Speedway action now available.

The tribal online and land gambling company Pala has announced that its Pala Casino Spa and Resort in Northern San Diego County has added five new virtual sports games, Horse Racing, Dog Racing, Trotting, Velodrome and Speedway to its Pala Casino web site and Facebook. The games embed real-life, high-resolution footage and motion-captured data.

Full Story: Pala Casino Operation Adds Virtual Sports Games »

REALTIME GAMING SET TO LAUNCH NEW ONLINE SLOT

27th January, 2017 at 10:05:10
Megaquarium will be playable on desktop and mobile.

RealTime Gaming is reportedly set to re-visit the popular underwater theme in its latest online slot, a five-reeler titled Megaquarium that is scheduled to go live mid-February.

Full Story: Realtime Gaming Set To Launch New Online Slot »

PAN-EUROPEAN TAX HARMONY 'DEAD IN THE WATER?"

27th January, 2017 at 04:28:03
Tax expert says European Court of Justice Attorney General's opinion on UK-Gibraltar litigation signals that EU courts are happy for individual member states to impose their own laws on online gambling.

The European Court of Justice Attorney General Maciej Szpunar's rejection of the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association's arguments on the UK p.o.c. tax and his opinion that the UK and Gibraltar were one entity in these circumstances (see previous reports) could have major implications, opines an article published by Bloomberg business news this week.

Full Story: Pan-european Tax Harmony 'dead In The Water?" »