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Philadelphia Court upholds federal sports betting ban

A federal ban on sports betting in all but four U.S. states was upheld by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. However,...

Matchbook launches new collaborative incubator for innovative start-ups

Betting exchange Matchbook has launched a new collaborative incubator called mLabs which its hopes will foster the next generation of innovative start-ups in the...

Everi launches with bell ringing at NYSE

 Global Cash Access Holdings , a slot machine and financial solutions provider, has launched as Everi Holdings after the company’s management rang the bell at the...

GVC says it will only re-bid for bwin.party if 888 increases offer

Having placed its takeover bid past the £1.1 billion ($1.7 billion) mark, GVC Holdings could “walk away” from its ongoing battle with 888 Holdings...

GVC considers upping bwin bid to 130p

London AIM listed operator GVC Holdings is considering an increase to 130p ($2) per share for its takeover bid of bwin.party Entertainment, the London...

Will operators score with Premier League partnerships?

The first full season of Premier League football since the United Kingdom’s point of consumption (PoC) taxation regime was introduced in November kicked off this month, and fears that PoC would drive many Asia-facing operators away from the British market appear to be unfounded.Asia-facing operators will adorn the shirts of a quarter of Premier League teams for this upcoming season. Mansion (Crystal Palace and Bournemouth), Dafabet (Sunderland), 138.com (Watford) and TLCBET (West Bromwich Albion) all have primary shirt sponsorship deals with clubs, while a further two operators, Bet365 (Stoke City) and Betway (West Ham), do business in several Asian countries. A number of other operators have secondary sponsorship deals with teams, such as Bodog’s official Asian betting partnership with Arsenal.

Sportech EBITDA down in first six months

Sportech, a pool betting operator and technology supplier, reported earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) decreased by £1.3 million ($2 million) to...

Konami to debut Frogger-themed slot machines at G2E 2015

Konami Gaming, Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, announced a preview of historic new products coming to the Global Gaming Expo...

Alfastreet brings the spectacular Royal Derby to the 2015 G2E Las Vegas

The 2015 edition of the G2E at the Sands Expo & Convention center in Las Vegas will see the US premiere of the new...

Contagious Gaming confirms takeover talks with Sportech

Canadian firm Contagious Gaming confirmed that it has entered into talks with Sportech over a potential merger to create a “combined, technology-focused, sports wagering...

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