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Online gambling: European Parliament calls for EU to take greater leadership

Brussels, 10 September 2013: The European Parliament adopted today with an overwhelming majority its report on online gambling, calling for the EU to take greater leadership and action. The report, which was lead by British Conservative MEP Ashley Fox, puts forward a wide range of proposals for the EU and Member States to take forward […]

10 September 2013 0 comment
Online gambling: Gibraltar industry body becomes the first national member of the European Gaming and Betting Association

The Gibraltar betting and gaming association (Gbga) today announced agreement of an affiliate partnership with the Eu’s online gaming body the European gaming and betting association (EGBA).  It is hoped the move will assist EU policy makers to learn more about online gaming in Gibraltar and allow the Gibraltar based remote gambling industry to input […]

6 September 2013 0 comment
Ladbrokes signs up BGT software for self service betting terminals

Ladbrokes has selected BGT as their software provider to power the rollout of over 1500 self-service betting terminals across UK shops. Ladbrokes see SSBTs as an important part of the retail experience and with this order will become the leading SSBT operator in the UK.   John Pettit, commercial director at Ladbrokes, commented: “SSBTs are […]

5 September 2013 0 comment
Stern Pinball confirms policy: “We don’t support deposits on speculative game titles”

Stern Pinball confirms its position on game deposits. “It has come to our attention that pinball enthusiasts in Australia may have lost significant sums of money when a distributor representing another company went out of business after taking their money,” said Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc.  “In light of this unfortunate […]

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Gtech s.p.a. signs five-year supply agreement with Entretenimientos Generales

GTECH S.p.A. announced that its subsidiary GTECH Global Services Corporation Limited has signed a five-year supply agreement as the exclusive supplier of lottery technology and support services to Entretenimientos Generales, S.A., the newly awarded private operator of lottery games in Asunción, Paraguay.Comisión Nacional de Juegos de Azar (CONAJZAR), the government body that provides regulatory oversight […]

4 September 2013 0 comment
EiG and serve an Ace with Becker opening

Six-time Grand Slam champion, Olympic gold medallist and Youwin Brand Ambassador, Boris Becker is set to open this year’s European iGaming (EiG) Congress & Expo, taking place across the 8th, 9th, and 10th of October in Barcelona, Spain.The sporting legend, who is now an accomplished broadcaster and businessman will open the 12th annual edition of […]

2 September 2013 0 comment
To Rio debate on sports integrity and regulation of gaming in Brazil

Despite Brazil’s ban on most forms of gambling, betting is a popular pastime amongstBrazilian football-fanatics. The estimated size of the un-licensed sports betting market is unknown, butexponential growth is anticipated during the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. With an intensifi ed betting activity in an un-licensed and un-monitored environment comes a […]

21 August 2013 0 comment
The best Stern pinball machine on Papa16

Stern Pinball, the world’s leading maker of real pinball games proudly featured many of it’s hottest titles at the Papa16 championships last weekend.  Players from around the globe gathered to compete in the high profile tournament. “The PAPA World Pinball Championships always focus on using the latest and greatest Stern pinball machines in the tournament, […]

17 August 2013 0 comment
Bally Technologies reports record revenue of $997 million

Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casinò management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced record quarterly diluted earnings per share (“Diluted EPS”) of $0.95 and record quarterly revenue of $264 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013. Diluted EPS was a record […]

16 August 2013 0 comment