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Sportsbet files court injunction against BetEazy.com over staff poaching

Australian bookmaker Sportsbet has filed a Supreme Court injunction against Beteasy, in order to halt staff members defecting to new online betting operator Betasy.com. BetEazy.com, is the new sports betting brand of ex Sportsbet Managing Director and Founder Matthew Tripp. Sportsbet, who are owned by Irish gambling operator – Paddy Power filed a court injuncation with the State of Victoria …

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UK Bookies take £20 million weekend football hit

The week that saw the British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announce a triple tax whammy for UK gambling and sports betting operators, took a further turn for the worse as bookmakers reported an estimated £20 million hit on the weekends English and Scottish Premier Leagues results. The weekend of the 22nd of March saw all 13 UK football …

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David Lammy MP protests against Paddy Power shop in Tottenham

Tottenham Labour Party MP, David Lammy met residents and councillors outside the Sugar Cane pub, in Lordship Lane, Wood Green to protest against sports betting operator Paddy Power plans to open a third retail betting shop in the area. The bookmaker plans to turn the privately owned pub site, into an area Paddy Power bookmaker. Lammy and protestors are concerned …

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Canberra ACTTAB sale labelled a Sham Process

The sale of Australian government owned bookmaker ACTTAB, has been labelled a ‘sham process’ by corporate gambling operators who expressed interest in acquiring the retail bookmaker. ACTTAB’s sale has hit the headlines in Australia, as its appears that private bidders have been shut out of the sale to purchase the state owned operators assets. The government is looking to sell …

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Realistic Games release industry first embedded blackjack and roulette on Paddy Power App

Realistic Games and Paddy Power have created an industry first by embedding blackjack and roulette into the operator’s new sportsbook iPad App. The products allow users of the latest version of the App to switch between their betting slip and the table games without having to transfer money or leave the sportsbook. Paddy Power launched the games in time for the …

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Belgian Gambling Commission allowed to target players with fines & prison sentences

In a drive to target unlicensed igaming operators, the Belgian Gambling Commission (BGC) has updated the country’s Gambling Act, passed in 2011. New amendments issued to the Gambling Act of 2011, will allow Belgian authorities to prosecute Belgian players wagering on unlicensed igaming operators.  Belgian players who choose to wager on unlicensed igaming operators could face severe fines of up …

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Kambi enters Asian supply agreement with Nagaworld

Kambi Sports Solutions, the B2B division of Swedish stock listed igaming operator Unibet Plc, has announced a partnership with Cambodian leisure operator – Nagaworld Ltd. The agreed partnership to supply Nagaworld with a fully managed retail sports betting services, will be Kambi’s first partnership targeting the growing Asian betting market. Kambi will begin its sports betting services to Nagaworld from …

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XLMedia debuts trading on London AIM

Israeli based igaming marketing services company XL Media has begun trading on the London Alternative Investment Market (AIM) following an oversubscribed placing which raised $69.5m (£41.8m). The company commented that its initial placing had been significantly oversubscribed, XL Media who specialize in igaming player acquisition debut today on the London AIM with a share price listing of 0.49 pence per share. …

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Betfair & Income Access launch New Jersey affiliate program

New Jersey state licensed igaming operator Betfair has agreed terms with igaming and affiliate marketing technology supplier Income Access to launch the affiliate program for Betfaircasino.com. The program is set to target regional customers through affiliate, partnership and media buying referrals to Betfair’s New Jersey licensed igaming inventory. UK listed Betfair launched BetfairCasino.com in New Jersey at the end of …

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bwin launch Ruleta En Vivo with Evolution Gaming

Evolution Gaming, the world leader in video-streamed Live Dealer gaming, has announced that bwin.es has launched its live roulette service, Ruleta En Vivo, streaming from the Evolution live studio at Casino Rincon de Pepe in Murcia. The launch of Ruleta En Vivo at bwin.es reinforces bwin’s strong brand presence in Spain, where the company is the Official Online Gaming and …

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