Gambling News 28th March, 2017

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PLAYTECH'S BGT SPORTS EXTENDS BOYLESPORTS DEAL

28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
Four-year agreement includes installation of additional 325 terminals

Playtech BGT Sports, which provides omni-channel sports betting solutions, has extended its Self Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs) agreement with Irish bookmaking firm BoyleSports for another four years.

Full Story: Playtech's Bgt Sports Extends Boylesports Deal »

BULLISH FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA ONLINE GAMBLING

28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
Hundreds of millions of dollars in new tax revenue possible with legalisation.

The US state of Pennsylvania has the potential to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in new tax revenue should the state pass legislation to legalise and regulate online casino games and poker, according to a recently released 14 page white paper by news and analytical research site PlayPennsylvania titled "Pennsylvania Online Gaming Revenue: A Billion-Dollar Opportunity."

Full Story: Bullish Forecast For Pennsylvania Online Gambling »

NEW TELEVISION ADVERT FROM ONLINE CASINO

28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
PlayOJO.com begins major marketing push in UK.

Online casino operator PlayOJO.com has launched a television advertising campaign in the UK as part of an effort to promote its entrance into the online gaming market in that country.

Full Story: New Television Advert From Online Casino »

BWIN AWARDS PAN-EUROPEAN ONLINE GAMBLING ADVERTISING ACCOUNT

28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
BBH Sport wins significant account after a competitive pitch.

Following a competitive pitch, the London advertising agency founded by rugby international Lawrence Dallaglio, BBH Sport, has clinched the significant pan-European advertising account of GVC subsidiary Bwin.

Full Story: Bwin Awards Pan-european Online Gambling Advertising Account »

NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUES FOR FEBRUARY RELEASED

28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
Not the best February - 4.5 percent down year-on-year.

The Nevada regulator has released revenue numbers for February 2017 which, at $945.5 million are down 4.5 percent on the $989.9 million achieved in corresponding period in 2016.

Full Story: Nevada Gambling Revenues For February Released »

MR. GREEN ONLINE CASINO GROUP JOINS EXODUS FROM POLAND

28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
"Unfavourable regulatory developments" cited as reason for departure.

The Mr Green online casino group announced late Tuesday that it is to join the growing number of online betting companies departing the ridiculously overtaxed market in Poland.

Full Story: Mr. Green Online Casino Group Joins Exodus From Poland »

LADBROKES CORAL REPORT UNAUDITED 2016 RESULTS

28th March, 2017 at 11:21:29
Successful start for merged group, CEO determines.

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc delivered unaudited results for the fiscal year 2016, reporting a net loss, in-line with its 18 January 2017 trading statement, of GBP 204.3 million which it attributes to non-trading merger costs.

Full Story: Ladbrokes Coral Report Unaudited 2016 Results »

TEUFELBERGER APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF EVERYMATRIX

28th March, 2017 at 11:21:29
Following Euro 4.3 million private strategic investment round.

EveryMatrix has completed a successful private strategic investment round that raised Euro 4.3 million while widening its shareholder base with Norwegian fund Strawberry Capital, owned by Petter Stordalen and other "select" private individuals.

Full Story: Teufelberger Appointed Chairman Of Everymatrix »

BETFAIR LATEST TO EXIT POLISH MARKET (Update)

28th March, 2017 at 11:21:29
Prior to implementation of amended gambling act.

Betfair is the latest operator to disengage from the Polish market ahead of the imminent implementation of the country's new gambling regime on April 1, 2017.

Full Story: Betfair Latest To Exit Polish Market (update) »

KOTIKASINO LAUNCH ON GLOBAL GAMING PLATFORM

28th March, 2017 at 11:21:29
First operator live on upgraded proprietary platform.

Global Gaming has launched Finnish-targeted Kotikasino, the first operator on its recently upgraded proprietary platform

Full Story: Kotikasino Launch On Global Gaming Platform »

HABANERO HAILS STRONG START TO 2017

28th March, 2017 at 11:21:29
Future looks bright, developer says.

In an industry update this week, games developer Habanero reported a record-breaking start to 2017 with clients' gross gaming revenue, derived from Habanero's portfolio of titles, growing by an average of 15.3 per cent month on month over the past year.

Full Story: Habanero Hails Strong Start To 2017 »