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NYX Gaming to Design Fixed Odds Betting Platform for New Zealand Racing Monopoly

NYX Gaming to Design Fixed Odds Betting Platform for New Zealand Racing Monopoly

Canada-listed supplier of omni-channel betting and gaming content NYX Gaming Group today announced that it has penned an agreement with the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) to design a fixed odds betting platform for the gambling agency. The NZRB is holding the monopoly over the provision of sports betting services, […]

by · January 24, 2017 · News
GVC Holdings Boosts Personalization Efforts with Beehive Deal

GVC Holdings Boosts Personalization Efforts with Beehive Deal

Provider of marketing optimization solutions Beehive today announced that its tools have been deployed by online gambling operator GVC Holdings and more particularly by its Playtech-powered iGaming brands. The move comes as part of GVC’s efforts to devise its multi-channel marketing campaigns in a manner that would approach each player […]

by · January 24, 2017 · News
Pennsylvania Legislature Granted New Extension to Solve Casino Tax Issue

Pennsylvania Legislature Granted New Extension to Solve Casino Tax Issue

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court gave state lawmakers four more months to find a proper solution to a casino tax issue that has left more than $140 million in tax payments to host municipalities in limbo. Last year, the state’s highest judicial body ruled that an agreement signed between the twelve […]

by · January 24, 2017 · News
Vietnam Allows Locals to Play at Select Domestic Casinos

Vietnam Allows Locals to Play at Select Domestic Casinos

Vietnamese citizens will no longer be prohibited from playing at local casinos under a three-year pilot program introduced by the government on Friday. The partial lift on a long-standing ban that prevented local players from entering domestic casinos would allow them to visit and play at two properties – one […]

by · January 23, 2017 · News
Florida Appeals Federal Judge Ruling on Seminole Blackjack Exclusivity

Florida Appeals Federal Judge Ruling on Seminole Blackjack Exclusivity

The State of Florida appealed on Thursday a court ruling made by a US District Judge last November that allowed the Seminole Tribe to keep blackjack at its casinos until 2030. The appeal filing has come as the latest development in a prolonged legal battle between the Seminoles and the […]

by · January 21, 2017 · News
Las Vegas Casino Giant Pays $7-Million Fine to Close DoJ Bribery Investigation

Las Vegas Casino Giant Pays $7-Million Fine to Close DoJ Bribery Investigation

A more than a five-year US Department of Justice probe into Las Vegas Sands’ promotional activity in Macau and China has been concluded after the casino operator agreed to pay a $7-million penalty. The major casino company was investigated for allegedly breaching a federal anti-bribery law by making payments to […]

by · January 20, 2017 · News
Gibraltar Suffers Heavy Blow in UK Remote Gambling Tax Regime Case

Gibraltar Suffers Heavy Blow in UK Remote Gambling Tax Regime Case

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has received another heavy blow in its more than two-year-long Point of Consumption tax dispute with UK’s HM Revenue and Customs. An Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday that Gibraltar and the UK should be […]

by · January 20, 2017 · News
Yggdrasil Gaming Marches Toward Another Regulated iGaming Jurisdiction

Yggdrasil Gaming Marches Toward Another Regulated iGaming Jurisdiction

Developer and supplier of online casino content Yggdrasil Gaming has directed its expansion efforts toward yet another regulated jurisdiction. The company today announced the beginning of a certification process that would ensure that its products are compliant with Italian iGaming regulations. An initial roll-out of Yggdrasil Gaming products is anticipated […]

by · January 19, 2017 · News
Philippines Deports First Group of Chinese Illegal iGaming Workers

Philippines Deports First Group of Chinese Illegal iGaming Workers

Officials from the Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration have confirmed that the country has begun deporting the Chinese citizens who were detained late last year for working for an illegal online gambling business. More than 250 people were deported in the period between December 20 and January 17. More than 1,000 […]

by · January 19, 2017 · News
Kindred Group Launches Online Casino for Swedish and Norwegian High Rollers

Kindred Group Launches Online Casino for Swedish and Norwegian High Rollers

Online gambling operator Kindred Group (recently re-branded from Unibet Group) announced the launch of its newest online casino. The Storspiller brand is live now and is intended for high roller players from Sweden and Norway. The gambling operator noted that it has a small group of customers who play for […]

by · January 19, 2017 · News
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