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Amaya Appoints VP Marlon D. Goldstein – Corporate Affairs & Counsel

Gaming  technology solutions provider Amaya Gaming Group Inc  have announced that it has appointed Marlon D. Goldstein as its new Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development and General Counsel effective as ofJanuary 24, 2014.  Prior to such date, Mr. Goldstein will be providing various consulting services to the Corporation. Prior to joining Amaya, Mr. Goldstein was a principal shareholder in the corporate and securities …

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Paddy Power Kim Jong Un Gifts – Contravene UN Sanctions

Irish news sources report that sports betting operator Paddy Power may have presented giftes to North Korean Republic leader – Kim Jong Un. Reports suggest that the Irish gaming operator presented the leader of North Korea with gifts that included Irish Whiskey set. These gifts may have contravened with current UN sanctions. The bookmaker faced criticism of its PR and …

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William Hill Appoint Creative Agency Creature

Sports betting and gaming operator William Hill have appointed UK based media and creative advertising agency Creature, to handle creative advertising and creative content for William Hill. The agency deal is thought to be worth £15 million in ad-spend and will see the agency work with William Hill on several marketing campaigns and projects. London based Creature, a UK based …

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SBC & AGBrief Announce Asian Winter Social – 28 February

The Sports Betting Community (SBC) and Asia Gambling Brief (AGB) networking events have become a firm favorite in the Asian iGaming calendar, and we are pleased to announce our 3rd edition on 28 February, again to be held in Manila, the iGaming hub of Asia. The event will be the perfect warm up for the iGaming Asia Congress (iGA) taking …

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Graham Wood – ‘Betting Shops An Easy Target’

There is truth in the reports about how the poor and disadvantaged are being targeted by gambling companies making profits from those who can least afford it. Like vice sectors such as alcohol and tobacco, gambling cannot hide from this reality. However, whilst the media increasingly take aim at bookmakers and online gaming operators, little criticism seems to be directed …

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ICE 2014 – Focus on Gaming in India

For the first time at ICE, India will take centre stage with a dedicated free to attend seminar focusing on the current state of the country’s gaming regulatory framework. Taking place on Tuesday 4th February in the South Gallery (Rooms 23-26) the aim of the seminar is to provide delegates with an objective and in-depth understanding of the state of …

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Perform Group Begin Search For New CFO

Sports analysis, data and content provider – Perform Group have began to search for a new Chief Financial Officer, after the company confirmed that CFO David Surtees had stepped down from his position last Friday the 3rd of January. Surtees leaves Perform Group after six years of service as CFO, having joined the company at start-up phase from TV production …

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Free Expo – iGaming Strategy & Search Think Tank

As igaming acquisition and marketing have become saturated, SEO marketing and SEO strategy has become a risker proposition for igaming operators to undertake. Organic search marketing and PR specialists – 90 Digital have teamed up with marketing insight technology – Linkdex to host the first ever ‘iGaming Strategy & Search Think Tank’ at the Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road on …

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bwin.party Sponsor Philadelphia 76ers & New Jersey Devils – First Professional US Sports iGaming Partnership

iGaming operator bwin.party digital entertainment have announced the first ever US professional sports team and igaming partnership with US National Basketball Association franchise – the Philadelphia 76ers and National Hockey League New Jersey Devils. Both sports franchises are controlled by private equity and financial investment billionaire Josh Harris. The partnership deal is the first between US based sports franchises and …

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Cross Party Consensus To Limit UK Betting Shops

News sources in the UK  report that the government is revising plans to curb the growth of high street betting shops in order to limit the number of fixed-odds betting terminals displayed to UK betting consumers. British Prime Minister David Cameron has made public that problem gambling may be an issue that needs to be readdressed by government. The PM …

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