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United Kindom Average weekly Gambling increases

Posted by Robert Dowling on December 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (13)



The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported an increase in the average amount British households spent on gambling during 2012.

In its Family Spending Report, the ONS said that an average of £3.20 (€3.80/5.25) was spent on gambling each week in 2012, an increase of 50p on the previous year.

 The gambling figure was m...

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Video Slots Launches MultiSlots.

Posted by Robert Dowling on December 12, 2013 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)

As you all know by now, Videoslots.com has been widening its ever growing portfolio of games by adding new game providers. VideoSlots.com is yet again set a very specific focus in excelling at bringing you even further more innovative games to choose from. Therefore, we’re excited to announce to all of our active and prospective customers that we’ve now launched more new games from MultiSlot!

 

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New MoonGames Casino Celebrates Success with More Bonus Incentives

Posted by Robert Dowling on July 17, 2013 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

United Bingo’s new online slots casino MoonGames.com has increased their trademark bonus incentives, following a successful site launch.

 

The “Space-Vegas casino” has thus far seen an impressive conversion rate since it was launched in February 2013. New features, games and bonus rewards are continually being added to the site...

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Playtech snaps up PokerStrategy

Posted by Robert Dowling on July 11, 2013 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Online gambling software specialist Playtech has announced the bolt-on acquisition of poker-dedicated website PokerStrategy.com for €38.3m ($49.8m) from etruvian Holdings. The takeover will be funded by Playtech’s existing cash reserves. Profit before tax last year at PokerStrategy.com, one of the largest online poker schools and player community, and some...

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New York success for Sportech

Posted by Robert Dowling on June 24, 2013 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Pool and tote sportsbetting supplier Sportech has announced that its eBet Technologies Incorporated subsidiary has partnered with American casino operator Saratoga Harness Racing Incorporated to launch an online, mobile and telephone advance deposit wagering service for the Empire City Casino in Yonkers.

Sportech revealed that eBet Technologies has provided Saratoga Harness Racing with technology that permits patrons...

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British and Irish horseracing broadcast in Sweden

Posted by Robert Dowling on June 17, 2013 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)


British and Irish horseracing broadcaster GBI Racing Limited has signed a deal with Swedish monopoly AB Trav Och Galopp (ATG) that will see its coverage shown in over 2,000 retail betting outlets throughout the Scandinavian nation. GBI Racing is the joint venture between Racecourse Media Group and At The Races and provides live multi-camera coverage from every one of the 58 racecourses in the UK a...

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Dick Flink resigns as Chairman of Holland Casino

Posted by Robert Dowling on June 9, 2013 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Dick Flink has resigned as Chairman of Holland Casino after almost six years in charge of the state-owned Dutch casino operator.

 

The announcement follows Holland Casino’s financial results for 2012 when it posted a net loss of €652,000.

 

Ath Schouwenaar, Supervisory B...

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Federal online gambling legislation introduced

Posted by Robert Dowling on June 9, 2013 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

In the United States, a Republican Congressman has introduced legislation that could soon see the federal government follow the examples of Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey in legalising online gambling nation-wide.

Peter King has been a member of the House of Representatives since 1993 and introduced his Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforceme...

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Zynga Job Cuts

Posted by Robert Dowling on June 7, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


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Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), the biggest maker of online social games,said it will cut 520 jobs, or 18 percent of its staff, and close some officesamid disappointing results from its titles outside the “FarmVille” series.

Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities Inc.,...

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Malta re-launches residence scheme for foreigners - thresholds drastically reduced

Posted by Robert Dowling on June 1, 2013 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)


A new residence programme for foreigners (non-EU) was launched this morning, replacing the foreign residents' scheme which was controversially suspended in 2011.

Parliamentary Secretary Edward Zammit Lewis said the Global Residence Programme, as the new scheme is called, will allow people who buy high value property and pay taxes in Malta to benefit from a residence permit.

The previous...

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