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Ladbrokes to offer Williams B3 gaming content online

Ladbrokes has agreed to add the full portfolio of Williams Interactive online slot games to its casino offering after signing a multi-year agreement with the Scientific Games-owned company. Through integration with the Williams Interactive Remote Game Server, Ladbrokes.com players will have access to a library of authentic Vegas-style slot games. Many of these games are already popular with players in …

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Videoslots.com signs with Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil Gaming has signed its fourth partnership deal in three months by agreeing terms with fast-growing operator Videoslots.com. Launched in March 2011, Videoslots.com is one of the rising stars of online casino with a firm focus on customer service, player care and loyalty and rewards including its regular no-strings-attached 25% cashback offer. Its goal is to create an “unforgettable casino …

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Peter Rigby Joins Betfair Board of Directors

Betfair has announced the appointment of former Informa Plc CEO Peter Rigby to its Board of Directors, Rigby is set to replace long standing directors Mike McTighe and Fru Hazlitt who have stepped down from the board. Rigby joins Betfair having left his position of CEO at academic publishing and conferencing business Informa plc. He will serve as a non-executive …

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Canbet Closes Leaving Customers Out of Pocket

Peter Lord, director of Australian sports betting operator Canbet, which has terminated its operations leaving customers from Australia, UK, India and Eastern Europe short changed,has said the operator is currently working on a solution to refund customers. Australian news source  abc.net.au reports that the operator owes more than AUS $1 million to customers. Lord further stated that Canbet operations would …

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Betbright Partners Warrington Wolves

Irish sports betting operator – Betbright.com have agreed sponsorship terms to become betting partners of professional rugby league club Warrington Wolves. The partnership is to begin immediately and will see Betbright betting services promoted on the Cheshire rugby clubs website and match day media. Betbright will reward Warrington Wolves for every player acquired through its media channels. Mark Singleton, Head …

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Unibet Becomes Official Betting Partner of the UFC

Unibet Plc announced today that it had agreed a deal to become the official betting partner for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The partnership deal comes immediately into effect, and will see the operator’s sports betting brand – Unibet.com promoted in the regions of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, France and the Netherlands. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, is a professional …

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Singapore to Restrict Remote Gambling

The Ministry of Home Affairs of Singapore (MHA) recently issued a public consultation paper seeking feedback on its proposals to restrict remote gambling in Singapore. Whilst the provision of gambling is prohibited in Singapore under the Common Gaming Houses Act and the Betting Act (unless specifically permitted by way of a licence or exemption), these laws do not expressly apply …

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Ladbrokes goes LIVE with Playtech

The strategic partnership between Ladbrokes and Playtech technologies will see the operator distribute all Playtech’s Live gaming product inventory throughout Ladbrokes mobile and desktop verticals. Ladbrokes is set to distribute Playtech Live games via HTML5 and native versions for IOS and Android devices. As part of the strategic partnership, Playtech has enhanced the Ladbrokes online and mobile casino inventory by …

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Andy Harris: Keeping things simple for mobile

SBC caught up with Realistic Games Commercial Director Andy Harris to talk about how his firm approaches game development in a market where the platform changes frequently. SBC: How long does it take for you to develop a game – from concept to execution? AH: It really depends on the depth and complexity of the development. Generally speaking, from the …

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Fourth year of growth for 32Red

Online casino operator 32Red has reported a fourth consecutive year of record revenues – up 21% to £35.6m – and underlying EBITDA – up 46% to £5.0m. Profit before tax was up 12% to £2.3m. Chief executive officer Ed Ware said: “This is our fourth consecutive year of delivering double digit growth in both sales and EBITDA underpinned by a …

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