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Social Ad Group’s Oliver Southgate on reaching your audience

Start-up business The Social Ad Group takes social media content produced by sports journalists and pundits, and looks for outcomes from a sports betting angle, giving users the chance to bet on people’s insider knowledge, hints and tips. The firm recently won Best use of Technology by a Bookmaker or Gaming Company at the Sports Technology Awards. Chief Technology Officer …

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Proposals to educate about gambling in Irish schools

A report in Monday’s Irish Independent suggests that over 100,000 Irishmen and women have a gambling problem, with those in the under-25 age category significantly more at risk. The article quotes Paul Mullins from Aiséirí, a group that provides community and residential services to help young people, adults and families overcome and recover from addiction. Mullins works as an addiction …

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Pariplay set to convert Atari titles into real money games

Entertainment games publisher Atari, have announced a strategic partnership with Pariplay, which will see Atari’s popular interactive games inventory converted into real money  gaming formats, which will be further available to gaming and gambling operators. Popular titles set to be converted to real money formats include – Pong, Tempest and Asteroids Atari’s partnership with Pariplay, will see the distribution of …

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Plumbee launches Mirrorball Bingo

Plumbee has launched its second flagship game, under the Mirrorball brand: Mirrorball Bingo. The game, at launch contains three different bingo rooms and one major feature. The rooms carry different themes, two of which, ‘Alice’s Adventures’ and ‘Dragon Valley’ remain loyal to the fairy tale universe which has made the success of Mirrorball Slots. The third room is branded ‘Deal …

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Income Access Sign Social Partners

Affiliate marketing specialist Income Access has signed up two new partners to its newly launched social gaming network following deals with Chumba Casino and PlaySpace. The partnership with Chumba Casino, the free-to-play and sweepstakes casino operated by Australian gaming start-up Virtual Gaming Worlds, marks the first time that Income Access has partnered with an operator to allow affiliates to promote …

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Bali Appointed as RealNetworks’ Games President

RealNetworks announced the appointment of Atul Bali  as President of RealNetworks’ games division. Bali a gambling industry veteran with more than 20 years of global experience, Bali will oversee RealNetworks’ games portfolio, which includes the Slingo® brand, and the GameHouse and Zylom game distribution networks.  Bali starts at RealNetworks later this month. He and his family will relocate from the …

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Bodugi licence fully revoked

Social sportsbook solution Bodugi has had its operating licence revoked by the UK Gambling Commission. The licence had been suspended since late February over concerns about the withdrawal of funds and the lack of response to official communications. The regulator issued a statement saying: “Following a review the Gambling Commission has revoked remote operating licence number 028788-R-310237-001 (Bodugi Limited). Having …

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Osage offers ‘promotional play’ via GameAccount

GameAccount Network plc,  developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming software and online gaming content, has agreed a partnership with Osage Casinos to launch a ‘promotional play’ online casino. Osage Casinos is owned by the Osage Nation, and comprises 7 casino properties in the State of Oklahoma. GameAccount Network formed a strategic partnership with Konami Gaming, Inc., in January 2014 …

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Gamblit Gaming raises $12m venture funding

US based social gaming developer has acquired $12 million (£ 7.3 million) in venture funding , as the developer looks to build its real money gaming platform. Based in Glendale California, Gamblit Gaming aims to open its platform to game developers who want to add real money mechanisms to their game portfolio. Once integrated in the platform, Gamblit will promote …

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Plumbee launches a new game in Mirrorball Slots on Facebook

London-based leading provider of social casino games Plumbee, has today announced the launch of a 13th game in its flagship Mirrorball Slots app on Facebook. Royal Frog, built by Quickspin, brings the Princess & The Frog fairy-tale to life with great graphics and sounds, synonymous with Mirrorball Slots. Featuring a 5×4, 40 winline base game, the game features an exciting Free Spins bonus …

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