Gambling News 22nd February, 2017

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GVC TO TAKE ON EDICT CONTENT

22nd February, 2017 at 20:19:42
In multi-year contract.

GVC Holdings has entered into a multi-year content deal with Merkur Interactive subsidiary Edict eGaming.

Full Story: Gvc To Take On Edict Content »

CODETA HIRES EXPERIENCED INDUSTRY VET AS CTO

22nd February, 2017 at 20:19:42
Live table games supplier strives towards being the "Netflix of live casino".

Live table games provider Codeta.com has named former Tain chief executive officer, Patrik Svensson, as chief technology officer.

Full Story: Codeta Hires Experienced Industry Vet As Cto »

TIPBET OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF SK PUNTIGAMER STURM GRAZ

22nd February, 2017 at 20:19:42
Brings in-stadia and digital promotional opportunities.

Sportsbetting operator TipBet has become an official sponsor of Austrian association football club, Sportklub Puntigamer Sturm Graz (SPSG) who currently play in the Austrian Bundesliga.

Full Story: Tipbet Official Sponsor Of Sk Puntigamer Sturm Graz »

SLOTLAND LAUNCH GYPSY CHARM SLOT

22nd February, 2017 at 20:19:42
Proprietary slot from sister-site Win A Day's portfolio.

Slotland has launched Gypsy Charm, a proprietary slot originally developed for sister site, Win A Day Casino.

Full Story: Slotland Launch Gypsy Charm Slot »

POKERSTARS LONDON SERIES WITH HIPPODROME CASINO

22nd February, 2017 at 20:19:42
New event at The Hippodrome Casino London.

PokerStars London Series will debut at PokerStars Live at The Hippodrome Casino London in London's West End, from 2-5 March 2017.

Full Story: Pokerstars London Series With Hippodrome Casino »

EGBA WELCOMES BETSSON

22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
As operator further expands in regulated markets across Europe.

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has welcomed major European online gambling firm Betsson to its membership ranks as the operator expands further outside of the Nordics.

Full Story: Egba Welcomes Betsson »

ESSA BOOSTED BY BETSTARS MEMBERSHIP

22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
Membership grows to cover the majority of major brands operating in the European market.

European sports betting integrity body, ESSA, has partnered Amaya Inc.'s BetStars as its 25th regulated betting operator.

Full Story: Essa Boosted By Betstars Membership »

SBOBET EXTENDS DUNDALK FC SPONSORSHIP

22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
For a further two years.

Online sports betting operator, SBOBET, will continue its current sponsorship of Dundalk Football Club for a further two-year term.

Full Story: Sbobet Extends Dundalk Fc Sponsorship »

GAMBLEAWARE LAUNCH YOUTUBE CAMPAIGN

22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
Thought provoking pilot campaign debuts across digital platform.

GambleAware has launched its debut digital ad campaign, designed by creative agency 18 Feet & Rising.

Full Story: Gambleaware Launch Youtube Campaign »

MORE ON UPCOMING MICROGAMING RELEASES (Update)

22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
Something for everyone.

Microgaming's trio of diversely-themed releases for March are sure to appeal to a wide range of punters.

Full Story: More On Upcoming Microgaming Releases (update) »

GAMBLING EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER'S PROFITS DIVE

22nd February, 2017 at 07:52:44
H1 fiscal 2017 profits down 40 percent at Ainsworth.

Gambling supply company Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd. saw its fiscal H1-2017 profits plunge 40 percent year-on-year to A$15.2 million this week as it posted its results for the six months ended December 31, 2016.

Full Story: Gambling Equipment Supplier's Profits Dive »

ONLINE SPORTSBETTING OPERATOR REACTS TO REGULATORY CHANGES IN POLAND

22nd February, 2017 at 07:52:44
Pinnacle set to exit in April, when the new Gambling Act in Poland is implemented.

High tax costs and a monopolistic state-owned competition have apparently persuaded tier one online sports betting operator Pinnacle to announce that it is to exit the Polish market with effect from April 1 this year...the date on which Poland's contentious new Gambling Act is implemented.

Full Story: Online Sportsbetting Operator Reacts To Regulatory Changes In Poland »

NEW HAMPSHIRE ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION MEASURE IS PUZZLING (Update)

22nd February, 2017 at 07:52:44
Bill still with House Ways and Means Committee after informative hearing end January.

Observers are scratching their heads over a New Hampshire online gambling legalisation proposal filed in the state House in January by Republican Party representatives Eric Schleien, Nick Zaricki, and Robert Fisher, which remains with the House Ways and Means Committee following an information hearing late January (see previous report).

Full Story: New Hampshire Online Gambling Legalisation Measure Is Puzzling (update) »

A LITTLE ROBOTIC FUN FOR LEICESTER FC PLAYERS

22nd February, 2017 at 07:52:44
BetStars introduces its tongue-in-cheek "ultimate football machine" in new vid.

Amaya's online sports betting subsidiary BetStars has launched a fun promo vid titled BetStars Face Off which pits the company's "ultimate football machine" against Leicester FC stars Christian Fuchs and Shinji Okazaki.

Full Story: A Little Robotic Fun For Leicester Fc Players »

WILLIAM HILL TO CONFIRM BOWCOCK IN C.E.O. POST?

22nd February, 2017 at 07:52:44
Fruitless nine-month search for a replacement for previous leader James Henderson.

According to reports in the Financial Times Wednesday William Hill plc is about to confirm acting CEO Philip Bowcock as permanent chief executive, following a fruitless nine-month search during which the UK bookmaker has reportedly been rebuffed by several external candidates.

Full Story: William Hill To Confirm Bowcock In C.e.o. Post? »