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500.com gains WLA associate membership

Chinese sports lottery provider 500.com  been accepted as an associate member and Gold Contributor to the World Lottery Association (“WLA”) Summit 2014 in Rome, Italy which will take place on November 2-5, 2014. The WLA is a member-based organization to advance the interests of state-authorized lotteries. The WLA has members from more than 80 countries covering six continents. All members must …

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EiG 2013 Start-Up LaunchPad winner Dorothy Creaven sheds pitch advice

Dorothy Creaven, who led the winning pitch at last year’s EiG Start-Up LaunchPad competition, has urged the finalists of the 2014 edition to time their presentations to perfection in order to make the most of their time in the spotlight.* On Friday, the five finalists for the Start-Up LaunchPad competition at EiG 2014 were unveiled by Clarion Events, the organiser of next month’s event …

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Microgaming Quickfire adds Betdigital inventory

Quickfire, powered by Microgaming, has entered into an agreement with development partner Betdigital Founded in 2011, Betdigital (betdigital.net) is a developer of high-quality gaming content for online, mobile, interactive TV and land-based gaming platforms. Their renowned titles include Superpots Bar-X™, Caesars Palace and Fantastic Fruits. Betdigital’s arrangement with Quickfire will see their land-based titles launch online, in both Flash and …

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Belgium blacklist to include gambling related apps

Kansspelcommissie, Belgium’s Gambling Commission may sanction gambling and sports betting relted mobile apps to be blacklisted. The Belgian commission is currently reviewing marketing policies and frameworks with regards to the Belgian igaming market. The commission had stated to Belgium news sources that it would review both real money and social gambling apps which are readily available to Belgian consumers. Of …

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Voting open for British Poker Awards

Voting is now open for the fifth annual British Poker Awards (www.thebritishpokerawards.com), with poker enthusiasts from around the world able to vote for their best players in more than a dozen categories. The ceremony will honour the best and brightest of the British poker scene, in both the live and online realms, as well as recognising those who have made …

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EIG Berlin announces Final 5 for Start-up Launchpad

Clarion Gaming event organisers of the upcoming EIG Berlin Totally Gaming Expo (21-23 October), have announced the five finalists of the 2014 EIG Start-up LaunchPad. The finalists will now pitch their services and business to industry and enterprise experts at the Arena Berlin. The final five start-ups will be assed and interrogated by digital and igaming experts Mark Blandford, Partner, Burlywood …

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GameAccount sees fall in revenues & profits for H1 2014

Online gaming systems provider GameAccount Network published its 2014 H1 interim results, recording a first half loss and revenue fall. The company posted a Gross Revenues of £13.2 million (down 22% on H1 2013 £16.98 million). The decline in revenues effected reported Net Revenues and Clean EBITDA. The system provider published a 53.5% fall in net revenues of 4.16 million …

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GamCrowd appoints Hogg as Chairman

Ian Hogg has today become chairman of GamCrowd.com, having recently left the board of global pools betting operator and supplier, Sportech Plc. Serial entrepreneur Hogg brings a wealth of expertise across online, TV, egaming, retail betting, poker,  and racing to London-based GamCrowd, the equity crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform that specialises in the gambling industry. Chris North, GamCrowd’s chief executive officer, said: “I …

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Gala Coral signs multi content deal with Inspired Gaming

Inspired Gaming Group supplier of SBG Video Lottery and Virtual Sports, today announces that it has signed a deal with Gala Coral Group for the supply of multichannel mobile content, via its Remote Gaming Server (RGS), Virgo™. Inspired will be integrating Virgo into Gala Coral’s gaming platform across; coral.co.uk, galacasino.com and galabingo.com to enable exclusive Inspired & Gala Coral multi-channel games to be launched across …

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gloops extends Manchester United social gaming partnership

Japanese social and mobile game developer gloops has announced the extension of its gaming partnership with Manchester United. Management at gloops confirmed that its featured Manchester United game ‘European Club Team Soccer Best Eleven Plus’ game topped 1.4million downloads. The Manchester United themed game allowed users to assume the role of team manager, recruiting and creating the best squads possible, …

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