Tag Archives: USA

More US racing from Turf TV

Following positive feedback from its portfolio of US racing, Turf TV will be adding a third US fixture to the existing package, which will be introduced in June and regularly scheduled from September.  Each additional fixture will be backed up with a full fixed-odds pricing service from the outset. Adrian Ford, MD of Turf TV, said: “The addition of US …

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Social games to reach US$7bn revenues by 2015

The global industry body representing social games companies with over 300 million players, the International Social Games Association (ISGA), has released research by Harvest Strategy into the evolution, use and impact of social games. The report undertakes both a review of existing academic literature and data surrounding social games as well as a survey of consumer behaviour and perceptions across …

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Aristocrat boosts numbers

Slots developer Aristocrat Leisure Limited has revealed that group performance for the six months to 31 March 2014 was ahead of the prior corresponding period, with reported profit after tax and non-controlling interest of AUS$57.4m representing a 9.1 per cent increase over the prior year. The firm said that the result was driven by improving operational delivery, particularly share growth …

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Vermantia offers 360 view of virtual product

Vermantia, an innovative and fast growing gaming content provider, has launched 360Virtual, a groundbreaking end-to-end Virtual Games service. 360Virtual is a full Virtual product portfolio built on industry-leading, plug-and-play technology. Vermantia is launching five new premium virtual games including Cycling, Motor-Racing, Table Tennis, Badminton and Archery, enhancing its robust portfolio of 10 games, offered with the widest range of betting …

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Football Pools doubles new player recruitment

Tote betting service provider Sportech has refinanced its bank debt and doubled new player recruitment within Football Pools, the firm today revealed. The UK based sports gaming company processes over $13 billion (£7.7bn) in bets annually, and has a presence in 30 countries throughout mainland Europe and North America. It recently opened a sports bar and betting venue in Connecticut, …

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Betting on Football: the Vegas experience

Exclusively for today’s Betting on Football Conference, Don Best‘s Todd Fuhrman interviews Jay Kornegay, VP of Race & Sports Operations at The LVH, about the role football plays in Las Vegas sportsbooks. Don Best Sports, with offices in Las Vegas, United States and Vancouver, Canada, is the leading provider of US sports information to the sports betting industry. Don Best …

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CashBet launches in the UK with one eye on the US

CashBet  has officially launched its real-money online gambling platform in the United Kingdom following permissions granted by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. The first game to go live on CashBet’s platform will be Casino Island Adventure from developer Gamzio, Inc. Additionally, CashBet is now eligible for a transactional waiver in the state of New Jersey and is actively seeking a …

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Transformational year for GameAccount

Gaming software developer GameAccount Network boosted net revenue by almost £7m last year, financial records detail. The company, listed on both the Irish and London Stock Exchanges, increased net returns to £12.3m by December 31st, a jump of 123% on 2012 figures. Profit before tax yielded £1.6m, versus a subsequent loss of £1m the year previous. Commenting on some of …

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PokerStars plans for California poker legislation

PokerStars has joined forces with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California’s (and the world’s) three largest card clubs – the Commerce Club, the Hawaiian Gardens Casino and the Bicycle Casino. The deal has agreed that once California enacts legislation authorising intrastate online poker, PokerStars will serve as the subcontractor providing the online poker platform and related services for a …

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McGill becomes non-exec director at GameAccount

GameAccount Network, a developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming software and online gaming content, has announced the appointment of Seamus McGill as an independent, non-executive director with immediate effect. McGill has 18 years’ experience in the gaming and technology industries and is currently President of Joingo, a mobile software company in San Jose, California, with overall responsibility for company …

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