RESPIN CLINCH FIRST TIER 1 US CASINO DEAL
15th March, 2017 at 16:08:44
For launch of Rapid Games in-venue mobile games platform.
Nektan's US operating subsidiary Respin Games LLC has clinched its first major contract with an unidentified Tier-1 U.S. casino operator to launch a real money in-venue mobile games solution into the US casino market.
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BETFAIR BREAKS EVEN IN NEW JERSEY
11th March, 2017 at 07:26:29
Profitability in sight as licensed online partnership with Golden Nugget prospers and US television assets grow.
The post-results press conference following the release of Paddy Power-Betfair's FY-2016 report recently (see previous report) revealed the interesting news that Betfair's US operations are doing well, and that its online casino partnership with Golden Nugget in New Jersey has reached EBITDA break-even following a 39 percent rise in revenue, and will soon be profitable.
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TVG AND TABCORP SUBSIDIARY SKY RACING WORLD EXPAND PARTNERSHIP
10th March, 2017 at 10:19:28
New agreement delivers increased TV coverage of Australian racing on TVG and TVG2.
Tabcorp's US-based subsidiary, Sky Racing World, which distributes southern hemisphere racing to the Americas, has announced an extended partnership with California-based television and horserace wagering website TVG that has already started to deliver increased TV coverage of Australian racing on TVG and TVG2.
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FOUR NEW LEGALISATION BILLS IN THE MICHIGAN SENATE (Update)
02nd March, 2017 at 09:50:51
Two of the new proposals are from Sen. Mike Kowall, who led the charge last year.
Online gambling legalisation is again on the table in the Michigan Senate following the introduction of four new bills S202 to S205 this week, with two of them (S203 and S204) new efforts by Sen. Mike Kowall, who led the unsuccessful legalisation attempts last year.
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HUUUUGE GAMES ON A ROLL
23rd February, 2017 at 08:37:42
Californian social casino developer has made remarkable progress since launching in 2015.
The publication GameBeat has flagged up-and-coming social casino developer Huuuge Games as a company to watch in the sector, pointing out that since launch in 2015 the California, Germany and Poland-based firm has burgeoned into a successful enterprise employing over 150 people despite competition from the likes of Playtika, Scientific Games, Aristocrat, Zynga, and IGT.
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MICHIGAN SENATOR TO REINTRODUCE ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION BILL (Update)
17th January, 2017 at 07:50:34
But attempt faces major legal hurdles in trying to merge state law with federal tribal laws.
Michigan state Sen. Mike Kowell's staff have confirmed that the senator plans to reintroduce his online gambling legalisation bill, which failed to make it through the last legislative season (see previous reports).
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FEDERAL JUDGE RULES AGAINST TRIBAL ONLINE GAMBLING
20th December, 2016 at 08:03:51
Desert Rose online bingo site impacted by decision.
A federal judge in southern California, Anthony Battaglia, has ruled that the San Diego-based tribal online gambling operator, Santa Ysabel Interactive, must immediately stop offering or conducting any gambling or game of chance through internet technologies, and suspend accepting payments relating to online gambling from anyone outside its designated tribal land.
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LIMITED REMOTE GAMBLING TO BE ALLOWED IN BERMUDA
05th December, 2016 at 07:22:48
Position of online sports betting and daily fantasy sports still unclear.
After two years of discussion senators in the self-governing British overseas territory of Bermuda finally approved the Casino Gaming Amendment Act 2016 last week, ushering in a potentially more liberal and practical approach to gambling in the Caribbean island nation.
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QUICKSPIN RATED AMONG SWEDEN'S TOP 50 TECH FIRMS
30th November, 2016 at 10:35:58
Online gambling games developer makes Deloitte Fast 50 debut
Swedish online slots development specialist Quickspin has been ranked among the top 50 technology companies in the country by financial advisory giant Deloitte.
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E-GAMING DEVELOPER DEFRAUDED IN $16 MILLION SCAM
19th November, 2016 at 09:06:36
Four enterprising but criminal twenty-somethings wrote software that defeated multiple security mechanisms.
The US Justice Department issued a media release this week reporting on the conviction of a Californian man for his part in a $16 million software scam which prejudiced e-game developer Electronic Arts.
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GAMBLIT ENGAGES DATACENTRE SERVICES IN CALIFORNIA
07th September, 2016 at 09:03:42
CoreSite Realty Corporation is online gambling company's first data centre partner in the USA.
The Denver-based data centre provider CoreSite Realty Corporation announced Tuesday that land and online gambling technology provider Gamblit Gaming, has chosen CoreSite as its first data centre solution partner in the U.S., deploying within CoreSite's Los Angeles data centre campus.
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SPORTECH POSTS H1-2016 NUMBERS
24th August, 2016 at 11:00:50
Group performance up to expectations, claims management.
Pool betting operator and technology supplier Sportech plc has posted its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016, noting the following highlights:
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POKERSTARS COALITION CALLS FOR 'NO' VOTE ON CALIFORNIA ONLINE POKER LEGALISATION BILL
20th August, 2016 at 05:05:55
Last-minute amendments introducing "bad actor" clause trigger a reaction.
The last-minute addition of a "bad actor" clause that would effectively exclude Pokerstars from Californian licensing for five years (see previous reports) has prompted the coalition of Pokerstars, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, and California's three largest card clubs
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HUUUGE RAISES $4.6 M IN SERIES B FUNDING ROUND.
09th August, 2016 at 14:41:46
Funding allocated to boosting further growth.
California-based social casino games developer Huuuge Inc. recently completed a Series B investment round led by Asia Pacific-based investors Woori Technology Investment.
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'BILLION DOLLAR' ONLINE SPORTSBETTING RING SHUTDOWN IN NEW YORK
30th June, 2016 at 20:14:35
Authorities have broken up a global sports gambling ring, leading to the arrest of four men.
The New York newspaper Metro reported Thursday that Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has issued a statement detailing the arrest and arraignment in Brooklyn of four men on charges of enterprise corruption, first-degree promoting gambling, second-degree possession of gambling records and fifth-degree conspiracy.
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