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New Jersey officials propose 0.25% tax on sport betting wagers

New Jersey state officials have proposed adding a 0.25% tax on all sports wagers made within licensed state gambling enterprises. The proposed measures have been put forward in order to subdue corporate concerns regarding  sports corruption and match fixing. The proposal for 0.25% on sports wagers was penned by  Atlantic County state Senator Jim Whelan and New Jersey representative Vincent …

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Gala Coral signs multi content deal with Inspired Gaming

Inspired Gaming Group supplier of SBG Video Lottery and Virtual Sports, today announces that it has signed a deal with Gala Coral Group for the supply of multichannel mobile content, via its Remote Gaming Server (RGS), Virgo™. Inspired will be integrating Virgo into Gala Coral’s gaming platform across; coral.co.uk, galacasino.com and galabingo.com to enable exclusive Inspired & Gala Coral multi-channel games to be launched across …

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gloops extends Manchester United social gaming partnership

Japanese social and mobile game developer gloops has announced the extension of its gaming partnership with Manchester United. Management at gloops confirmed that its featured Manchester United game ‘European Club Team Soccer Best Eleven Plus’ game topped 1.4million downloads. The Manchester United themed game allowed users to assume the role of team manager, recruiting and creating the best squads possible, …

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William Hill US opens Tahoe sportsbook with Hard Rock Hotels

William Hill has announced the agreement of terms with the Seminole Tribe Florida owners of the Hard Rock  Hotels & Leisure and Casino Lake Tahoe to operate a sportsbook in the casino’s South Lake Tahoe complex. The deal will see William Hill expand its US retail betting operations within the states of California/Nevada, with the integration of the sportsbook inside …

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Celeb betting site flashbitch.com partners with Coral

UK novelty and celeb betting blog  have chosen Coral in an exclusive  partnership. Flash Bitch is a TV blog with a primary focus on reality television and related betting. An edgy, controversial and sarcastic tone provides a commentary to the latest look at reality television from a tongue-in-cheek perspective while directing its readers to Coral’s latest odds and regular100% exclusive enhanced …

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mybet scores BILD betting partnership

German online sports betting operator mybet Holdings has announced the agreement of a betting partnership with popular German sports newspaper BILD. The agreement between the two parties will see mybet deliver special odds and promotions on Bundesliga 2014/2015 matches to  BILD readership. The operator’s sports betting product will promote on both BILD digital and media publications. BILD, Germany biggest distributed …

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William Hill renews Playtech bingo platform

William Hill has signed a new, long-term, multi-year extension to its existing bingo contract with Playtech. The award-winning Playtech Bingo Network offers the largest liquidity pool of any regulated bingo product on the market with more than 70,000 players and up to 20,000 concurrent users across William Hill Bingo and Playtech’s other network bingo licensees. It also offers millions in …

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Racing UK re-launches enhanced international service with 7 day catch-up

International residential subscribers to leading horseracing broadcaster, Racing UK, can now view via a multi-platform, live streaming and seven-day catch-up service, courtesy of Simplestream. Racing UK shows top-class horseracing from 34 racecourses in the UK, including the likes of, Aintree, Ascot, Cheltenham, Epsom and Newmarket. The enhanced service enables viewers to subscribe to watch Racing UK live and on-demand, across …

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Ladbrokes renews sponsorship of St Leger Festival

Senior management at Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) and Doncaster Racecourse announced that  Ladbrokes would be renewing its sponsorship of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival for 2015 and 2016. This news comes on the back of a record breaking 2014 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival which saw 62,000 people attend the Town Moor track across the four days, strong betting turnover across the four-day Festival and …

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GTECH amends IGT acquisition terms

Lottery and gambling technology providers GTECH SpA amended the payments terms of its $4.7 billion acquisition of International Game Technology (IGT). GTECH eliminated the terms which allowed investors to choose between all stock or all cash for holdings in IGT. The price of purchase set at $18.25 per share will be paid by GTECH offering $13.69 per share cash, plus …

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