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Chris Bell Aims To Float XL Media in London AIM

Former Chief Executive of Ladbrokes Plc, Chris Bell is set to bring Israeli igaming marketing and player acquisition operator XL Media to the London Alternative Investment Market (AIM).  Mr Bell, appointed to  aid the floatation of the company has appointed bankers  Cenkos Securities to undertake the proposed stock market flotation. XL Media provides digital marketing and  player acquisition services for igaming …

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Bet365 Exits Philippine Market

 Igaming operator Bet365 sent Philippine players notifications, serving notice that the operator would no longer accept wagers from accounts and IP’s connected to the Philippines. The statement made public, notified existing Philippine customers that from the 28th of February the operator would no longer be taking bets and marketing its products to Philippine players.  Players would be given a period …

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Mor Weizer – ‘Playtech have the Firepower and Appetite to do Buyouts.”

UK Newspaper the Daily Telegraph reported that Israeli based igaming software supplier Playtech may be looking to acquire business ventures in the coming months. Playtech may undertake a series of acquisitions in order to strengthen its existing portfolio of igaming products and services. Speaking to the British newspaper CEO Mor Weizer commented that the management of Playtech were on the …

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Belgian PPO confiscate €600,000 of Betclic Funds

The Belgian Public Prosecution Office (PPO) has seized €600,000 of French igaming operator – Betclic funds. The PPO claim the operator had directly broken Belgium law and policy regarding igaming wagering and transactions. The PPO claim that they are acting under Belgium financial law, which allows them to directly confiscate funds associated with Belgium non regulated igaming operators. This is …

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Finnish Cabinet Committee Set to Punish Unregulated Operators

Finland’s Cabinet Committee of Economic Policy shed outlines of new measures designed to strengthen the country’s gambling state monopoly. New measures are set to be implemented in order to deter and punish unregulated operators targeting the Finnish market and breaching the current rules and regulations of the Finnish Lotteries Act. The Committee are set to have a special emphasis on …

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The British Poker Awards Set For March 3

The British Poker Awards is just one week away, and poker enthusiasts still have a chance to join this historic event. Members of the public wishing to join the stars of the game at the Hippodrome Casino on March 3rd can purchase tickets from the Hippodrome website to give themselves a chance to meet, or even play poker against, the best poker talents from the UK …

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Microgaming feel the Jungle Heat

Microgaming have given their multi-player offering a big boost with an enormous €100K network tournament and a brand new tournament slot, Girls with Guns – Jungle Heat Following the successful Festive Frenzy tournament in December, Microgaming have scheduled another gigantic network tournament for March, March to Riches. Utilising The Finer Reels of Life game, the tournament runs for the entire …

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Betfair’s Michael Bischoff Warns of Hidden Cloud Costs

Michael Bischoff CIO of Betfair has warned that public cloud computing offers several hidden costs to users and business, which must be taken into account, when undertaking data sifts. S The operator Betfair used cloud services solutions under VMware Technology – vCloud Hybrid, a competitor to such cloud and data services as Rackspace and Amazon Web Services.  Speaking to Computing.co.uk …

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IGT Strike Action Gaming Partnership

IGT (NYSE: IGT), today confirmed its continued commitment to innovation and industry leadership in video poker.  The Company has reached an exclusive agreement with long-time partner Action Gaming to extend collaboration on development of multi-hand video poker games for land-based and online play.  As part of the agreement, IGT has purchased patents from Action Gaming which are currently utilized in …

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