Gambling News 20th February, 2017

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GAN EXPANDS EVERI GAMES PORTFOLIO

20th February, 2017 at 20:33:25
For simulated gaming clients.

GAN will integrate a number of additional Everi Games Inc. online slot titles to its U.S. casino simulated gaming clients.

Full Story: Gan Expands Everi Games Portfolio »

CORAL SPONSORS PUNCHESTOWN GOLD CUP

20th February, 2017 at 20:33:25
Title sponsorship raises prize money Euro 50,000.

Sponsorship for the 2017 Punchestown Festival Gold Cup event was boosted Euro 50,000 as organizers named Coral as headline sponsor.

Full Story: Coral Sponsors Punchestown Gold Cup »

GIG BOND ISSUE OVERSUBSCRIBED

20th February, 2017 at 20:33:25
Successfully completes SEK 400 million senior bond issue.

Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has announced the successful completion of the issuance of a SEK 400 million senior secured bond in the Nordic bond market, complete with a SEK 1.25 billion borrowing limit.

Full Story: Gig Bond Issue Oversubscribed »

FDJ ENTERS ESPORTS MARKET

20th February, 2017 at 13:08:50
With launch of professional and amateur competitions.

La Française des Jeux (FDJ) will develop and launch a professional eSports competition dubbed " FDJ Master league " as well as an amateur event under the moniker of the " FDJ Open Series " for launch in March 2017.

Full Story: Fdj Enters Esports Market »

SIS ACQUIRE GREYHOUND TRACKS FROM WILLIAM HILL

20th February, 2017 at 13:08:50
Change of ownership for Sunderland and Newcastle greyhound racing tracks.

William Hill has agreed an acquisition deal for the purchase of its Newcastle and Sunderland greyhound stadia to Sport Information Services (formerly Satellite Information Services) for an undisclosed consideration.

Full Story: Sis Acquire Greyhound Tracks From William Hill »

PLAYTECH DEALS WITH CAPTAIN UP

20th February, 2017 at 13:08:50
For increased engagement and retention capability tools.

Playtech licensees will enhance their real-time engagement and retention capabilities following the signing of a strategic partnership between Playtech and Captain Up.

Full Story: Playtech Deals With Captain Up »

SNAI PARTNERS BETGENIUS

20th February, 2017 at 13:08:50
To drive growth in online sportsbook.

Italian operator SNAI will look to BetGenius for the implementation of a major multi-faceted digital marketing campaign aimed at driving growth in its online sportsbook.

Full Story: Snai Partners Betgenius »

MGA DENIES ASSOCIATION WITH MULTIPLE WEBSITES

20th February, 2017 at 13:08:50
Declares reference to MGA is false and misleading.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has distanced itself for multiple websites who claim association with the authority, saying any claims or reference to the MGA and / or gambling licenses said to be issued by the MGA from greatway-casino.com, fortunepub.com, explosionbet.com, casino-royal.net, wpcasino.net, caesarcrown.com, lucky-play.net, winner-bet.com, diamond-777.com and play-azart.com are false and misleading.

Full Story: Mga Denies Association With Multiple Websites »

ESIC AND ICSS COLLABORATE FOR ESPORTS INTEGRITY

20th February, 2017 at 13:08:50
To collaborate on a range of anti-corruption initiatives.

The eSports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) and International Centre for Sport Security Europe (ICSS EUROPE) have entered into a new agreement in which the bodies will collaborate on a range of projects and initiatives to enhance the integrity of the burgeoning esports industry.

Full Story: Esic And Icss Collaborate For Esports Integrity »

ASIAN THEME IN LATEST BETSOFT SLOT

20th February, 2017 at 08:45:11
Fa Fa Twins boasts an innovative dual reel feature.

Online gambling games developer BetSoft's latest release has an Asian theme executed in anime style and is titled Fa Fa Twins.

The 5 reel, 243 ways-to-win game boasts a dual-reel main feature which at the start of each spin ensures that at least two adjacent reels will be identical, bearing matching icons. This duplication can spread from two reels to three, four or even five reels, creating opportunities for player wins.

There is also a Double Up feature, enabling a player to ...

Full Story: Asian Theme In Latest Betsoft Slot »

FINNPLAY LANDS ONEBET CONTRACT

20th February, 2017 at 08:45:11
Agreement focuses on betting on FIA's World Rally Championship.

Finnish open sports betting platform provider Finnplay has announced a contract with new sportsbook operator OneBet to provide a range of sports betting options, including pool betting, fixed odds, and live betting with a full casino game selection, focused on FIA's World Rally Championship betting.

Full Story: Finnplay Lands Onebet Contract »

OPPOSITION MOUNTS TO KENYA GAMBLING AMENDMENT BILL (Update)

20th February, 2017 at 08:45:11
Betting Control and Licensing Board crfitical of tax clauses.

Following the scathing attack by Kenya's Association of Gaming Operators over the weekend (see previous infoPowa report), Kenyan MP Jakoyo Midiwo's proposed amendments to gambling laws received another setback Monday when the Betting Control and Licensing Board rejected his draft Betting, Lotteries and Gaming (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which among other provisions seeks to tax players and introduce higher operator taxes and tougher regulations.

Full Story: Opposition Mounts To Kenya Gambling Amendment Bill (update) »

BETSSON GETS EXCLUSIVITY WITH SCHLAGERMILLIONS SLOT

20th February, 2017 at 08:45:11
Hit-song theme for new game.

Genesis Gaming has launched a bespoke 5 reel HTML slot for the exclusive use of the Betsson online gaming group.

Full Story: Betsson Gets Exclusivity With Schlagermillions Slot »