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Realistic Games release industry first embedded blackjack and roulette on Paddy Power App

SBC News Realistic Games release industry first embedded blackjack and roulette on Paddy Power App

Realistic Games and Paddy Power have created an industry first by embedding blackjack and roulette into the operator’s new sportsbook iPad App. The products allow users of the latest version of the App to switch between their betting slip and the table games without having to transfer money or leave the sportsbook. Paddy Power launched the games in time for the …

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Sahara fundraisers set off this week

SBC News Sahara fundraisers set off this week

A team of 21 volunteers, the majority from bookmaking companies, will trek the Sahara Desert this week to raise funds for the UK’s leading problem gambling treatment charity. The team will be walking for 5 days from the “Door of the Desert” at Achbarou to Anoun El Fraolia, crossing 100 kilometres of dunes and open desert. The volunteers aim to …

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Belgian Gambling Commission allowed to target players with fines & prison sentences

SBC News Belgian Gambling Commission allowed to target players with fines & prison sentences

In a drive to target unlicensed igaming operators, the Belgian Gambling Commission (BGC) has updated the country’s Gambling Act, passed in 2011. New amendments issued to the Gambling Act of 2011, will allow Belgian authorities to prosecute Belgian players wagering on unlicensed igaming operators.  Belgian players who choose to wager on unlicensed igaming operators could face severe fines of up …

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Danske Spil gets mobile with mkodo

SBC News Danske Spil gets mobile with mkodo

mkodo, the independent mobile solutions provider for gaming, has launched its mobile sportsbook solution with Danish sportsbook Danske Spil, via OpenBet’s sportsbook platform. The mobile sportsbook is the first product launch in a long-term roadmap agreed between mkodo and Danske Spil. Launched on the operator’s Oddset brand, the HTML5 product follows key mobile responsive design principles. It provides Danske Spil’s …

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Kambi enters Asian supply agreement with Nagaworld

SBC News Kambi enters Asian supply agreement with Nagaworld

Kambi Sports Solutions, the B2B division of Swedish stock listed igaming operator Unibet Plc, has announced a partnership with Cambodian leisure operator – Nagaworld Ltd. The agreed partnership to supply Nagaworld with a fully managed retail sports betting services, will be Kambi’s first partnership targeting the growing Asian betting market. Kambi will begin its sports betting services to Nagaworld from …

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XLMedia debuts trading on London AIM

SBC News XLMedia debuts trading on London AIM

Israeli based igaming marketing services company XL Media has begun trading on the London Alternative Investment Market (AIM) following an oversubscribed placing which raised $69.5m (£41.8m). The company commented that its initial placing had been significantly oversubscribed, XL Media who specialize in igaming player acquisition debut today on the London AIM with a share price listing of 0.49 pence per share. …

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Betfair & Income Access launch New Jersey affiliate program

SBC News Betfair & Income Access launch New Jersey affiliate program

New Jersey state licensed igaming operator Betfair has agreed terms with igaming and affiliate marketing technology supplier Income Access to launch the affiliate program for Betfaircasino.com. The program is set to target regional customers through affiliate, partnership and media buying referrals to Betfair’s New Jersey licensed igaming inventory. UK listed Betfair launched BetfairCasino.com in New Jersey at the end of …

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States’ poker focus too blinkered

SBC News States' poker focus too blinkered

SBC affiliate correspondent Marc Pedersen reports from the iGaming North America show at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. I’ve only been out at the iGaming North America conference for one day, but already I’m getting a good feel for how the market is setting itself with regards to the opening up on online gaming. While there is lots of media …

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bwin launch Ruleta En Vivo with Evolution Gaming

SBC News bwin launch Ruleta En Vivo with Evolution Gaming

Evolution Gaming, the world leader in video-streamed Live Dealer gaming, has announced that bwin.es has launched its live roulette service, Ruleta En Vivo, streaming from the Evolution live studio at Casino Rincon de Pepe in Murcia. The launch of Ruleta En Vivo at bwin.es reinforces bwin’s strong brand presence in Spain, where the company is the Official Online Gaming and …

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