Gambling News 17th March, 2017

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SECOND GERMAN STATE TREATY ON GAMBLING APPROVED BY BUNDESTAG

17th March, 2017 at 14:21:15
Lower house rejects European Commission opinion that latest gambling reform proposals are not viable.

Lawmakers in Germany's Bundestag have taken the unusual step of rejecting a European Commission opinion that the country's second State Treaty on Gambling is not viable and "unworkable," and have advanced the legislation.

Full Story: Second German State Treaty On Gambling Approved By Bundestag »

BOYLESPORTS HAS BIG PLANS FOR THE UK RETAIL BETTING MARKET

17th March, 2017 at 14:21:15
Undeterred by the failure of its bid to acquire betting shops dropped as a result of the Ladbrokes Coral merger, Irish bookie remains determined to open more UK shops this year.

Irish media reports are that Boylesports, undeterred by a failure to secure UK betting shops dropped as a result of the Ladbrokes Coral merger (see previous reports) remains determined to expand its UK retail operations, and is planning on opening up to 25 additional outlets before the end of this year.

Full Story: Boylesports Has Big Plans For The Uk Retail Betting Market »

DAFABET EYES AFRICAN ONLINE GAMBLING MARKET

17th March, 2017 at 06:19:15
Sports betting operator airs promotional vids and advertising to support new Kenya website and services.

Cagayan-licensed online sports betting operator Dafabet may be experiencing problems in Vietnam, where 64 locals have recently been convicted on $45 million-worth illegal online gambling charges associated with the operator (see previous reports), but that hasn't distracted the company from its plans to enter the African market, initially with an office and website based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Full Story: Dafabet Eyes African Online Gambling Market »

PARIPLAY TO PROVIDE GAMING CONTENT TO BETSSON

17th March, 2017 at 06:19:15
Swedish online casino operator to take on games like Atari Asteroids, Atari Star Raiders and Atari Black Widow in comprehensive content package

Online gambling games developer Pariplay has clinched a games supply deal with Swedish online casino and sports betting operator Betsson and is to provide a comprehensive portfolio of games that includes Atari Asteroids, Atari Star Raiders, Atari Black Widow and The Three Stooges.

Full Story: Pariplay To Provide Gaming Content To Betsson »

BUSY WEEK FOR MALAYSIAN POLICE

17th March, 2017 at 06:19:15
703 arrested and 4,422 computer sets seized in a week of online gambling raids across the nation.

Malaysian police spokesman Senior Asst Comm Rohaimi Md Isa revealed in a press conference Friday that widespread raids throughout Malaysia over the past week have resulted in the seizure of 4,422 computer sets and the arrest on illegal online gambling charges of 703 persons.

Full Story: Busy Week For Malaysian Police »