Top Marketer Joins Gamesys Management

2014-01-10
Former O2 Telefonica and Moneysupermarket exec Paul Troy will take on international marketing strategy post Marketing Magazine reports that former O2 Telefonica and Moneysupermarket exec Paul Troy has been appointed global director of brands at online gambling group Gamesys and...

Swedish Gambling Advertising Debate Hots Up

2014-01-10
Svenska Spel and newspaper trade association exchange broadsides on internet gambling advertising There's no love lost between Sweden's state gambling monopoly Svenska Spel and the Nordic country's advertising and media industry, thanks to the monopoly's attempts to have gambling ads...

Sporting Index Launches Upgraded Mobile Site

2014-01-10
Improvements developed in-house by London-based software engineering team The UK sports spread betting company Sporting Index has announced the release of an upgraded version of its mobile site, with improvements developed in-house by the company's London-based software engineering team. A...

Social Games Developer Claims 3 Million Installs

2014-01-10
AbZorba Games claims that its social casino games attracted a increase of a million installs in just three months Mobile social games developer AbZorba Games did a little chest-thumping this week, revealing that its social casino games have passed the...

Scientific Games Sells Off Its Remaining Sportech Shares

2014-01-10
US gambling supply firm sells 39,742,179 shares for GBP 27.8 million Fresh from it acquisition of WMS Industries (see previous InfoPowa reports), the US gambling supply company Scientific Games has announced that it has sold its remaining 39,742,179 shares in...

Scientific Games And Hasbro Expand Game Licensing Deal

2014-01-10
Agreements include the popular Monopoly brand Scientific Games Corporation and game designer and provider Hasbro, Inc. have expanded an earlier licensing agreement between the two companies to provide Scientific Games with access to new channels of distribution, additional brands and...

Sbtech In Sports Betting Deal With Mexico’s Ganabet

2014-01-10
UK company to provide turnkey sportsbetting platform The Ganabet.mx operations of Mexican gambling group Operadora General de Entretenimiento SA de CV will receive a new turnkey sports betting platform from UK provider SBTech following an agreement just signed. The deal...

Rare Unity Among U.k. Parliamentarians On F.o.b.t. Issue

2014-01-10
Debate in the Commons ongoing Wednesday, but pressure is growing for more restrictions on retail betting machines The House of Commons debate on Fixed Odds Betting Machines and the control of retail betting shop licensing was ongoing Wednesday afternoon when...

Positive Coverage For Online Gambling On U.s. Television Program

2014-01-10
Bloomberg TV's "Street Smart" laughs off Adelson objections The widely respected Bloomberg business television program "Street Smart" briefly but positively examined the legalised online gambling phenomenom in the US this week, in the process dismissing land casino mogul Sheldon Adelson's...

Poker Pro Makes Unproved Allegations Against Opponent

2014-01-10
High stakes players argue over Omaha 8 program claims...but Hansen says he's not calling SallyWoo a cheater Online high stakes professional players Gus Hansen and an opponent known only by his internet handle as "SallyWoo" have clashed over the former's...