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Online Casino and Gambling News: July 2010

Betsson reports 2nd quarter revenues up 29%

The Swedish online gambling group Betsson AB has reported a solid Q2/2010 set of results showcasing a 29% rise in revenues to $49.1 million. The latest numbers follow a Q1 rise in revenues of 17%.

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GTechG2 a top performer in Lottomatica Q2 results

GTechG2, the Lottomatica subsidiary that develops internet gambling software and includes Boss Media, Dynamite Idea, Finsoft and St Minver, is one of the star performers in the second quarter 2010 results just released by the parent group. First-half 2010 revenue contributions from GTech G2 were approximately €36.7 million, up 6.5% versus the prior year.

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Paddy Power announces 10 new mobile games

Paddy Power has launched 10 new games for its mobile offering, reports the publication Silicon Republic. The games release follows the success of the company's iPhone app., which continues to perform strongly.

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Gameaccount deal with Intralot to make skill games available to Italians

The games supply agreement between Intralot Italia and the GameAccount Network has seen the launch of a suite of skill-based games in the newly regulated Italian market, including Poker Dice, Gin Rummy, Scopa, Briscola, Dominoes, multi-player Blackjack and Backgammon.

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Pennsylvania bar owner pleads guilty in online sports betting case

Charges against a 71-year-old Wilkes-Barre bar owner in Pennsylvania of facilitating online sports betting are nearing finalisation following negotiations on a lesser felony. The legal representatives of bar owner Patrick Patte Jnr., filed a guilty plea to an illegal gambling charge of transmitting wagering information using wire communications, which replaced an earlier conspiracy accusation, according to court documents filed Thursday.

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Party Casino adds Betsoft games to its collection

Internet gambling games and software developer Betsoft has announced a deal to provide a range of its 3D online casino games to Party Casino, a subsidiary of the giant Party Gaming plc group.

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UIGEA: HR2267 bill approved by House Financial Services Committee

Wednesday's delayed vote on Barney Frank's HR2267 bill seeking to legalise online gambling in the United States proved to be worth the wait, with members of the House Financial Services Committee voting it forward by 41 to 22 in a bipartisan approach. The vote was taken after a number of amendments were accepted.

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Bwin and Party Gaming announce merger

Vying with the passage out of Committee in the USA of Barney Frank's bill to legalise online gambling, a merger agreement between online gambling giants Bwin Interactive and Party Gaming plc grabbed the headlines Thursday.

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Vietnamese government cracks down on internet gaming

Vietnam has joined those countries taking a repressive line on the Internet, with the Ministry of Information and Communications halting the licensing of online games in general and those involving gambling in particular. The ban includes restrictions on advertising and a halt between 11pm and 6am of Internet access for commercial outlets offering public internet services.

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Rank PLC reports 23% decline in half year profit

Despite a 10% rise in half-year 2010 revenues to £27.4 million, UK land and gambling group Rank plc reported a 23% decline in operating profit to £2.3 million this week. Management attributed the decline to marketing investment and product development, together with Italian and Spanish market start-up costs of £300,000.

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