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Kip Levin appointed CEO of Betfair USA & TVG

Betfair PLC  announced the appointment of Kip Levin as the new CEO of its U.S. businesses comprising TVG, America’s Horseracing Network, and Betfair Casino, its U.S. online casino gambling and poker operation currently available in New Jersey.  Mr. Levin will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the U.S. business operations, including the development and execution of regional strategies while …

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Gambling Bill receives Royal Assent

The Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill received  Royal Ascent, reforming the 2005 Gambling Act. The passing of the bill will require all betting operators servicing UK customers to adhere to UK Gambling Commission practices and implemented laws.  Operators must also be fully licensed by the Gambling Commission in order to do business in the UK. Royal Assent is the name …

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Ezugi signs deal with Games Marketing to distribute new game

Live casino dealer gaming system provider Ezugi, today announced that it has entered an agreement with Games Marketing to provide their table games to Ezugi’s international gaming operators. Under the terms of the agreement a suite of games and side bets will be available on laptop, tablets and mobile to Ezugi’s customers. Chris Reynolds, CEO of Games Marketing commented, “We …

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Suarez joins team 888poker

Having just finished the 2013/2014 Barclays Premiership as PFA player of the year, 888poker has announced a new global contract with Uruguay and Liverpool centre forward Luis Suarez. Suarez will become the official global brand ambassador for 888poker. As part of the endorsement of 888 online poker room Suarez will become a Team member of 888poker.  The operator will host …

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Bali joins Gaming Realms board

London-listed igaming and social gaming operator Gaming Realms has appointed Atul Bali, president of RealNetworks’ games division, as a non-executive director of the company. Bali has held a number of senior positions in the gaming sector and currently oversees online, mobile and social games development, cross-platform publishing, software and technology licensing at RealNetworks. Gaming Realms executive chairman Michael Buckley said …

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BetSoft expands into Asia with Olé777

Alderney-licensed 3D slots developer BetSoftGaming is to enter the Southeast Asian online gaming market through a partnership with local operator Olé Group International.The deal sees Olé Group launch BetSoft’s full portfolio of 3D slots on its Olé777 site, including the supplier’s Slots3 video slot collection, with its ToGo mobile portfolio to launch in coming months. Olé777 operates under a licence …

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Gambling & Facebook – The Context

In a three part series SBC’s Sam Cooke has taken a look at how the gambling industry has approached Facebook and how Facebook has handled the gambling products. In this first of three parts, Sam Cooke breaks down the context in which gambling companies operate on Facebook.  In 2011 Facebook underwent a policy change which saw advertising rules for gambling …

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Amaya loses Marvel gaming titles

Igaming software supplier Amaya Gaming has requested to its igaming operator clients that they withdraw all Marvel themed slots from their casino product inventory. Amaya’s supplier licensing deal with entertainment studio Disney is set to come to an end. Disney owners of the Marvel Studios, wish to distance the studio and its popular franchises from gambling products. Due to its …

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Ladbrokes deploys SafeCharge payment technologies

Ladbrokes PLC has successfully deployed SafeCharge International Group Limited’s suite of payment technologies for secure online credit card storage. SafeCharge said Monday that Ladbrokes selected the payment services tool, which includes one-click deposits, payment optimization and PCI compliance solution, in order to enhance users’ online payment experience and user-data security. The deal will relieve Ladbrokes of the costs of the …

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