Gambling News 08th March, 2017

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SCIENTIFIC GAMES SHAKEN NOT STIRRED

08th March, 2017 at 19:35:04
Nabs exclusive licensing deal for iconic James Bond franchise.

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has clinched an exclusive licensing deal with EON Productions Limited, Danjaq, LLC and MGM Interactive Inc. for the development of James Bond branded casino products across land-based, lottery and social slots gaming.

Full Story: Scientific Games Shaken Not Stirred »

PLAYSON CONTENT LIVE IN ITALY

08th March, 2017 at 15:11:19
Software developer penetrates new market.

Playson's latest game content portfolio of thirty-five plus games has gone live with Italian platform provider Microgame.it.

Full Story: Playson Content Live In Italy »

GAMING NATION CLOSES BD SPORT ACQUISITION (Update)

08th March, 2017 at 15:11:19
For consideration up to GBP 11 million.

Toronto platform provider Gaming Nation Inc. has completed the acquisition of UK stadium betting services provider BD Sport Group for a consideration of GBP 8,8 million.

Full Story: Gaming Nation Closes Bd Sport Acquisition (update) »

CASUMO IN MARKETING PARTNERSHIP WITH SSE ARENA

08th March, 2017 at 15:11:19
Gains exposure to 700,000 visitors per year.

Online casino operator Casumo has partnered SSE Arena in Wembley in a three-year deal brokered by AEG Global Partnerships.

Full Story: Casumo In Marketing Partnership With Sse Arena »

WILL HILL ONLINE PLAYER BECOMES INSTANT MILLIONAIRE

08th March, 2017 at 15:11:19
Wins jackpot on Playtech's Age of the Gods: King of Olympus game.

Playtech's Age of the Gods: King of Olympus slot rewarded a William Hill online punter with an almost $ 1 million jackpot pay out.

Full Story: Will Hill Online Player Becomes Instant Millionaire »

BAAZOV SELLS A THIRD OF HIS DOMINANT STAKE IN AMAYA ONLINE GAMBLING GROUP

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
Former CEO sells off 7 million shares worth a total of Cdn 133 million...and still has plenty more at home.

Embattled former CEO and dominant shareholder of Amaya Group, David Baazov, has sold almost a third of his shares in the company, disposing of 7 million shares for a total of Cdn$133 million or 4.8 percent of Amaya's equity...and he still holds 17.6 million shares or 12.1 percent of the Amaya equity.

Full Story: Baazov Sells A Third Of His Dominant Stake In Amaya Online Gambling Group »

CONSERVATIVES AGAINST ADELSON'S OPPOSITION TO ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
CPAC poll shows that 90 percent oppose attempts to impose federal bans on state-regulated online gambling.

The main driver and architect of legislation designed to largely ban online gambling in the United States, Sheldon Adelson, would be wise to heed the results of a poll taken among delegates to the recent Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which discovered that such attempts to prevent properly state-regulated online gambling are far from popular.

Full Story: Conservatives Against Adelson's Opposition To Online Gambling Legalisation »

PENNSYLVANIAN LEGISLATORS AGAIN MULL ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
Tuesday's inconclusive joint House and Senate hearing was the 84th discussion in the last two years.

Tuesday saw the Pennsylvanian Legislature again considering online gambling legalisation (among other related matters) in a joint House and Senate hearing - the 84th in the last 2 years on this issue according to some observers, without reaching finality.

Full Story: Pennsylvanian Legislators Again Mull Online Gambling Legalisation »

MASSACHUSETTS LAND CASINO OPERATORS POSITIVE ON ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
More detail from last week's hearing by the Massachusetts Special Commission on Online Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports.

More detail has emerged from the Massachusetts Special Commission on Online Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports hearing last week (see previous reports) with particular emphasis on the support of land casino operators in the state,

Full Story: Massachusetts Land Casino Operators Positive On Online Gambling Legalisation »

E-SPORTS LIVE EVENT SCHEDULED FOR AUSTRALIA

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
Qudos Bank Arena will host live tournament.

Intel Extreme Masters eSports has announced that it is to hold its first Australian live eSports tournament at the Qudos Bank Arena near the Sydney Olympic Park between May 6 and 7.

Full Story: E-sports Live Event Scheduled For Australia »

RUSSIAN DEAL FOR VSOFTCO

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
Virtual sports software developer partners with Moscow-based Inbet Games.

Moscow based online gambling platform provider Inbet Games is to add football content from virtual sports software developer VsoftCo to its offering following an agreement inked this week. In return, VsoftCo will enhance its product by integrating retail and online content from Inbet.

Full Story: Russian Deal For Vsoftco »

ONLINE GAMBLING INFORMATION SITE SOLD FOR $1.7 MILLION

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
World Casino Directory acquired by LCB Network (formerly Latest Casino Bonuses).

LCB Network (formerly Latest Casino Bonuses) has announced the $1.7 million acquisition of World Casino Directory.com.

Full Story: Online Gambling Information Site Sold For $1.7 Million »

ITALIAN GAMBLING MARKET KEEPS GROWING

08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
FY-2016 numbers show that overall market GGR up 11.4 percent y-o-y to Euro 19.16 billion.

Figures published by the Italian Ministry of Finance show that the overall gambling market...and especially the online gambling sector....kept growing in 2016, with overall GGR up 11.4 percent y-o-y to Euro 19.16 billion.

Full Story: Italian Gambling Market Keeps Growing »