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Middlesbrough £25 million casino complex in doubt

The £25 million construction of Middlesbrough’s casino complex has been left in doubt as Stockton based commercial property developer Jomast Developments has not been able to confirm when work will begin on the planned site. The developer beat off competition from Aspers and Apollo Leisure , to win approval of licensing to begin construction of a casino and hotel complex …

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Clarion Gaming launches Epic Campaign for ICE 2015

Clarion Gaming has unveiled its campaign for ICE 2015, which opens in London 3rd– 5th February. Inspired by the pioneering work of French novelist, poet and playwright Jules Verne and his epic stories of adventure, the campaign invites the industry to embark on its own Voyages Extraordinaires and ‘Discover’ the world of gaming which will be at ICE in London. The world’s favourite gaming …

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Norway gets tough on unlicensed operators

Lotteritilsynet the Norwegian Gambling Authority issued a statement to European igaming operators outlining that the authority would look to crack down on operators targeting Norwegian consumers. The Gambling Authority had sent a formal letter to more than 20 European operators which it considered had breached Norwegian gambling policies. Operators included Malta based Mr Green and Leo Vegas, and Swedish listed …

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Betway new sponsor of Cheltenham Champions Chase

Cheltenham Racecourse has announced Betway as new sponsor of the Queen Mother Champion Chase at The Cheltenham Festival. The Betway brand will be seen throughout Cheltenham Racecourse on the festivals Ladies Day for the next three years. Ian Renton, Managing Director of Cheltenham Racecourse, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Betway to Cheltenham as the sponsor of the Queen Mother …

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Ladbrokes – Betting heats up for Nobel Prize in Literature

The 111th NobelPrize in Literature promises to be the closest in recent memory, with Kenyan poet Ngugi Wa Thiong’o  neck-and-neck with Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami as favourites to win the prestigious Nobel Medal for literature. The winner is set to be announced by the Swedish Academy in Stockholm on Thursday 9 October. The Noble Prize in Literature rewards the author from a country …

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France-Pari sees 28% revenue growth for Q3 2014

French licensed sports betting operator France-Pari, reported a 28% increase in revenues for its Q3 2014 performance. The Paris based sports betting operator posted revenues of €4.1 million (£3.2 million) up on from €3.2million (£2.5 million) recorded for the corresponding quarter of 2013. The improved performance in gaming revenues saw the company post EBITDA of €115,000 France-Pari senior management reported …

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New Jersey sports betting ruling delayed

US District Judge Michael Shipp has granted an extension to the pending New Jersey sports betting appeal, in order to give representative side’s additional time to file more briefs. Judge Shipp was meant to have published opinion on New Jersey’s proposal to allow sports betting in licenced gambling venues (casinos and racetracks) on Monday. However a statement published by the …

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Roy Morgan Research – online wagering dominates Australian betting consumer

Australian focused consumer, Industry and market research company Roy Morgan’s study of  Australian sports betting consumerism The Roy Morgan Gambling Currency Report, details mass growth in popularity and product engagement of online sports betting verticals. In the year to June 2014, 207,000 Australians 18+ (or 1.1% of the adult population) placed at least one sports bet via the internet in an …

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Boylesport lands RTE Sport racing broadcast sponsorship

Irish media broadcaster RTE Sport has announced bookmaker Boylesports as title sponsor of its horse racing coverage across television, radio and digital platforms. The two year media coverage agreement with RTE Sport, is estimated to be worth €1 million, and will see the Irish bookmaker gain title broadcast coverage on popular racing festivals including Galway, Punchestown and Leopardstown. RTE Sport broadcasts …

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