Thursday, September 19, 2019

eBet NPAT up 226 percent for six months 2014

Australian electronic gaming company eBet Ltd. announced strong results for the six months ending December 31 2014, with net profit after tax increasing 226...

Sportsbook Favorit sees strong growth in UK

The Australian sports betting site, Favourit, has experienced strong growth in the UK since launching in November, the company announced. Favourit, which recently partnered with...

Russia to stop anonymous surfing for gambling sites

Russia will look at ways of preventing Internet users from surfing anonymously to access prohibited websites, which include poker networks. During an annual technology conference,...

Problem gambling rates in Singapore decline to 0.7 percent last year

Overall problem gambling rates among people in Singapore has decreased in the past three years from 2.6 percent in 2011 to 0.7 percent last...

Singapore begins blocking access to overseas sites

Singapore has begun to implement its draconian ban on online gambling, blocking access to overseas gambling websites.  The Remote Gambling Act passed through parliament in...

Singapore to block remote gambling websites

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in Singapore has announced that all websites that provide or promote online gambling will be blocked when the...

Australia’s IPG International appoints new GM for Asian sales, marketing

Australia-based IPG (or Indo-Pacific Gaming) International has appointed a former accountant and consultant as the new general manager responsible for all Asian sales and...

Summit Ascent spends $3.2m on EGMs for Russia venture

Hong Kong-listed Summit Ascent said it agreed to pay $3.2 million on electronic gambling machines for a casino project in Primorye in Russia’s Far...

NZ TAB hit by cyber attack

New Zealand Racing Board said the TAB’s website has been the subject of a cyber attack that began on Boxing Day and has prevented...

PokerStars’ entry could help grow US online gaming revenue

A Morgan Stanley report suggesting that online gambling revenue in the US could reach $10.2 billion by 2020 if all 50 states allowed it...

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