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Judge Shipp strikes down New Jersey sports betting

US Federal District Court Judge Michael Shipp ruled on Friday against New Jersey lifting the regulatory provisions of the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), allowing for sports betting in state licensed gambling premises (casinos and racetracks). The decision by Judge Shipp was the expected outcome since the judge had ruled similarly in the past. New Jersey state …

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NYX Gaming Group acquires Ongame Poker Network

Gambling software provider NYX Gaming Group Limited has announced that it acquired Ongame Network Limited, a Gibraltar-based B2B poker network, earlier this week from Amaya Gaming Group Inc. The Ongame business will complement NYX Gaming Group’s market leading casino, bingo and lottery solutions in Europe and the US. The purchase price for Ongame is equivalent to eight times Ongame’s 2015 EBITDA, …

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Paddy Power gives out an early Christmas treat with Chelsea Payout!

Paddy Power has announced the early pay out of Chelsea FC as champions of the English Premier League 2014/2015 season.  The Irish bookmaker will payout £400,000 today to punters who tipped Jose Mourinho’s side to lift the title come May 2015. The bookmaker described it Premier League winners payout as unavoidable, stating that if it continued the market it would …

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Pokerstars Italian sportsbook & casino products are imminent

PokerStars’ new Italian country manager Marco Trucco stated to Italian news agency Agimeg that the poker operator was preparing for an imminent Italian casino and sports betting product launch. Trucco commented that the operator was looking to attract new players to its brand, as the Italian online poker market had contracted in the past two years. Trucco, who has worked …

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Bet Advisor – Paul Morris NFL Tipster profile

This week we have interviewed Paul Morris, Bet Advisor’s first ever American Football tipster.  Since he joined Bet Advisor in October 2011 his clients enjoyed 864 tips with 2242 points of profits for a solid yield of 4.38%. He started this year NFL season with very strong results yielding 12% in September and 22% in October. SBC:  How did you first get …

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The7Stars wins £5.7 million Gala Coral media buying account

Gala Coral has appointed London  marketing agency The7Stars as its media planning and buying agency for Gala Coral Interactive brands – Coral Interactive, Gala Bingo and Gala Casino. The agency was awarded the account following a competitive pitch undertaken by Gala Coral marketing management.  The7Stars team will work with Gala Coral interactive teams to optimise media coverage and brand campaigns …

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PWC expects no igaming agenda for South Africa

Accountancy firm PWC has stated that the South African government is unlikely to open and regulate its online gambling market, due to continued governmental stalling on the issue and concerns regarding gambling addiction. Nikki Foster Gambling Industry Leader for PWC South Africa, commented that South Africa’s government had been working to introduce online gambling regulations for the past decade, however …

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French Football in shock following senior match fixing allegations

French football has been rocked by news of match fixing as six senior football club members have been charged in connection with a match fixing inquiry. Caen Calvados FC Chief Executive Jean-Francois Fortin, Jean-Marc Conrad, the Managing Director of Nimes Olympique as well as Nimes’ main shareholder Serge Kasparian were all charged. The other three individuals were named by French …

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