Gambling News 06th February, 2017

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SPORTECH GBP 97 MILLION VAT CLAIM FINALISED (Update)

06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
As HMRC'S permission to appeal is refused.

Sportech PLC will be pleased to see the back of a drawn out legal battle with Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs in connection with a GBP 97 million VAT repayment claim on their " Spot The Ball " competition, initiated in 2009 (see previous reports).

Full Story: Sportech Gbp 97 Million Vat Claim Finalised (update) »

ELLIS PARK SELECT SPORTECH FOR PARI-MUTUAL BETTING SERVICES

06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
Expands footprint in State of Kentucky.

Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, has been selected by Kentucky horserace track, Ellis Park as its new pari-mutuel betting technologies and services provider.

Full Story: Ellis Park Select Sportech For Pari-mutual Betting Services »

ISLE OF MAN ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO LICENSING STRUCTURE

06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
Regulator simplifies regulatory requirements.

The Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC) has announced a series of changes to its licensing structure after consultation and feedback from the Island's e-Gaming sector, saying it is responding to technological advancements and reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens.

Full Story: Isle Of Man Announce Changes To Licensing Structure »

CROWNBET MUSCLES IN ON TABCORP

06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
Clubs NSW completes competitive tender process.

Initial reports from Australian publication, The Daily Telegraph, indicate an announcement is soon to be made that will see online gambling firm CrownBet named official digital betting partner to Clubs NSW.

Full Story: Crownbet Muscles In On Tabcorp »

GVC BOOSTS CONTENT PORTFOLIO WITH GREENTUBE

06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
Software developer's second major agreement this month.

Novomatic's interactive division, GreenTube has inked its second major content supply deal this month with GVC Holdings.

Full Story: Gvc Boosts Content Portfolio With Greentube »

ESPORTS DUO FOUND GUILTY OF ILLEGAL SKIN BETTING

06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
Judge lambasts defendants for allowing children to gamble on their FUTGalaxy website.

What is believed to be the first prosecution in the UK for betting on video games and skin betting (eSports) played out in a Birmingham court Monday.

Full Story: Esports Duo Found Guilty Of Illegal Skin Betting »

DGOJ APPOINT DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL

06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
Seasoned Government service and a weighty background in Law.

Guillermo Olagüe has been appointed deputy director general of the General de Regulación del Juego (DGOJ).

Full Story: Dgoj Appoint Deputy Director General »

NETENT TO DEBUT VR AND LIVE CASINO DEVELOPMENTS

06th February, 2017 at 14:08:57
A host of firsts to be revealed at industry expo.

Software developer NetEnt is gearing up to introduce its latest advancements in the rapidly emerging virtual reality product market at ICE 2017, where it will showcase the progress it has made since revealing its proof-to-concept prototype a year ago.

Full Story: Netent To Debut Vr And Live Casino Developments »

SKS365 SELECTS HABANERO GAMING CONTENT

06th February, 2017 at 14:08:57
Software developer expands European reach.

SKS365 has agreed a deal with software developer Habanero Gaming for the integration of its entire games portfolio on the operators planetwin365 betting and gaming brand.

Full Story: Sks365 Selects Habanero Gaming Content »

NEKTAN TAKES COMPLETE OWNERSHIP OF RESPIN US

06th February, 2017 at 14:08:57
Realignment to International solutions provider strategy plays out.

B2B gaming solutions and services provider Nektan PLC has increased its share in Respin Inc. from 85 percent to take complete ownership of the US-focused, Class II mobile on-property mobile casino solution provider.

Full Story: Nektan Takes Complete Ownership Of Respin Us »

EVERYMATRIX IN NEW DEAL WITH K8

06th February, 2017 at 14:08:57
Fully managed sportsbook and casino solution for UK market.

The latest in a line of recent deals, EveryMatrix has partnered predominantly Asian-facing online gambling and betting group K8 as it looks to expand in the United Kingdom's sports and casino market.

Full Story: Everymatrix In New Deal With K8 »

ISPORT GENIUS EXPANDS WITH UNIBET

06th February, 2017 at 10:20:05
In consumer-facing sports data product deal.

Sports data platform provider iSport Genius has partnered Unibet in a licensing deal for its interactive consumer-facing tool for the Australian and UK markets, with the potential to expand into continental Europe.

Full Story: Isport Genius Expands With Unibet »

SPORTRADAR BACKS FIFA INTEGRITY EFFORTS

06th February, 2017 at 10:20:05
With expanded suite of services.

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has expanded an existing partnership with Sportradar Integrity Services for their full suite of monitoring, education and intelligence services as it strives to strengthen the integrity of global football.

Full Story: Sportradar Backs Fifa Integrity Efforts »

NEW PLAYTECH SLOT REWARDS CROSS-CHANNEL PLAY

06th February, 2017 at 10:20:05
Cohesive customer approach across all channels.

Playtech's latest release " Tiki Paradise " epitomizes the definition of a true omni-channel offer.

Full Story: New Playtech Slot Rewards Cross-channel Play »

LEANDER GAMES APPOINT FIRST SALES DIRECTOR

06th February, 2017 at 10:20:05
To lead expansion.

Platform and games provider Leander Games has named David Newstead as its first Sales Director, responsible for leading European expansion with immediate effect.

Full Story: Leander Games Appoint First Sales Director »