Online Casino and Gambling News: June 2011

Victory Poker closes

After a relatively short run of just over a year in the online poker industry, Victory Poker's Dan Fleyshman has announced the closure of the online poker room and the migration of its players to Cake Poker .

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New UK bingo site offering a range of games

A new UK-facing bingo site bingobingo opened for business, this past week.

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Macau: Another record setting month in revenue

Macau's gaming revenues show no sign of slowing down according to data released by the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau despite the Government’s attempts at encouraging a measured pace of growth.

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Poker Pro files suit related to unsettled player accounts

Seasoned poker pro and high-profile Team Full Tilt member, Phil Ivey , issued a statement this week informing industry observers that he has electronically filed a lawsuit against Tiltware LLC , the software provider and marketing company behind Full Tilt Poker .

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Games to be rolled out on 3000 Norwegian interactive video terminals

Genera Networks has signed a contract with Norsk Tipping of Norway as a preferred Game Provider for Multix , the Interactive Video Terminal (IVT) platform. Following a public procurement process, Genera Networks will provide Norsk Tipping with high-performance games proven online and optimised for the Norwegian wide area market. The contract will run for three years, with a possible extension of one year.

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European Commission approval the last step for Spanish gamling

Spain's gambling act, approved by the Congress of Deputies last month, was promulgated in the official Government Gazette on 28 May 2011 reports trade association AEDAPI .

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Casino, slots and mobile games to augment white label provider’s offering

UK-based white label provider, Plus-Five Gaming announced the completion of a deal with Viaden Gaming, this week. The deal will see Viaden Gaming's casino, slots and mobile games added to Plus-Five's network of fifteen white label partners. The Plus-Five Gaming network offers bingo, poker, sports betting and live dealer games from Aberrant Software, AliQuantum Gaming, Cozy Games, IGSoft, IGT and now Viaden Gaming.

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Gaming Media Group expands reach into Danish market

London-based online gaming operator, Gaming Media Group (GMG) has acquired independent Danish poker operator Mermaid Gaming . Under the terms of the deal, GMG has acquired 100% of Mermaid Gaming in exchange for a 15% shareholding in GMG's online gaming operation, Gaming Media Marketing Ltd . Mermaid Gaming has been valued at £1.5 million.

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Mobenga, Skybet see through Initial launch of smartphone clients

Sky Bet, a subsidiary of British broadcaster BSkyB has partnered with Mobenga to launch its mobile sports betting service. Sky Bet aims to accelerate its mobile service growth with an initial roll-out of clients on smart phone devices such as iPhone, iPad and Android.

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