Gambling News 21st February, 2017

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LEOVEGAS CAMPAIGN FEATURES JOHNNY VEGAS

21st February, 2017 at 20:22:52
British comedic relief in latest TV spot.

Mobile casino operator LeoVegas will launch a new UK TV campaign Wednesday featuring actor, comedian and British cult hero, Johnny Vegas, alongside its own ambassador, Leo Vegas.

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LEOVEGAS ACQUIRES WINGA FROM PAF

21st February, 2017 at 14:05:57
Maiden acquisition in group's M&A strategy.

LeoVegas has acquired Italian operation Winga.it from Ålands Penningautomatförening (PAF) for a cash consideration of Euro 6.1 million.

Full Story: Leovegas Acquires Winga From Paf »

BLUEPRINT GAMING IN CONTENT DEAL WITH GAMESYS

21st February, 2017 at 14:05:57
Full suite of games across online and mobile platforms.

Gauselmann's Blueprint Gaming has agreed a deal in which its full game suite will be made available across Gamesys-operated European brands.

Full Story: Blueprint Gaming In Content Deal With Gamesys »

DFS STARTUP MAKES EXECUTIVE HIRES

21st February, 2017 at 14:05:57
Scout Gaming Group attracts former NetEnt chairman of the board.

Daily fantasy sports provider Scout Gaming Group (SGG) has appointed former NetEnt chairman Rolf Blom as chairman of the Board and Andreas Ternström as chief executive officer.

Full Story: Dfs Startup Makes Executive Hires »

INCONSISTENT REGULATION A CHALLENGE FOR ONLINE GAMBLING

21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
Isle of Man regulator in an interesting media interview.

In an exclusive interview with the internet publication Yogonet, the Isle of Man's head of e-gaming, Mark Robson, gave his views on a variety of issues, opining that inconsistent regulation in the e-gaming industry is presenting a major challenge.

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ALLEGED LIVE DEALER CHEATING CREATES A FURORE AMONG BLACK JACK PLAYERS

21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
BetOnline receives some unwelcome exposure on Youtube.

Cheating whilst on a live dealer camera would not seem to be a viable or even sensible proposition, but a furore over exactly such an event hit the internet over the weekend, when a Youtube vid purported to show a black jack player being shafted by a dealer on the BetOnline site on January 25 this year surfaced.

Full Story: Alleged Live Dealer Cheating Creates A Furore Among Black Jack Players »

EVOLUTION TO POWER WHITE HAT GAMES LIVE DEALER ACTION

21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
Operator extends existing casino content offering with Evolution's Live Casino games portfolio for desktop, tablet and smartphone.

White Hat Gaming has signed up for live dealer action from Evolution Gaming, extending its existing casino content offering with Evolution's Live Casino games portfolio for desktop, tablet and smartphone.

Full Story: Evolution To Power White Hat Games Live Dealer Action »

MAJOR ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATOR ENTERS U.K. MARKET

21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
Gaming Innovation Group to launch Guts.com and Super Lenny.com in the UK following grant of a Gambling Commission licence.

Norwegian online gambling group Gaming Innovation Group, fresh from a successful $400 million capital raising project and the achievement of a UK Gambling Commission licensing (see previous reports), has announced that it has launched its popular Guts.com and Super Lenny.com brands in the UK market.

Full Story: Major Online Gambling Operator Enters U.k. Market »

HOLMGREN APPOINTED C.E.O. AT CHERRY GROUP

21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
Acting CEO appointed to permanent position by the Board.

The Cherry AB group has announced that acting CEO Anders Holmgren has been permanently appointed to the position of chief executive by the board of directors with immediate effect.

Full Story: Holmgren Appointed C.e.o. At Cherry Group »

CHERRY POSTS A STRONG FY-2016 REPORT

21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
Group revenue up 201 percent year-on-year, 41 percent of it organic in fourth quarter.

The Cherry AB gambling group has posted a strong Q4-2016 and FY-2016 annual report covering the period 1 January

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