Online Casino and Gambling News: July 2016

Half of Cyprus to Get Online Sports Betting

Half of the island of Cyprus is set to get an online sportsbetting market, as the Cyprus National Betting Authority announced they will begin accepting applications for a regulated online market.

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Olympics to Use Genius Sports to Monitor Games

This week the International Olympic Committee announced the decision to use Genius Sports out of London to monitor the upcoming games to help catch cheating behavior.

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XIN Purchases Tain

Asia-facing online betting software group XIN Gaming has announced that they have purchased the Swedish betting firm Tain, who has established itself a sportsbetting software supplier.

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iSoftBet Launches New Slot "Platoon Wild"

Internet betting software developer iSoftBet has announced the release of its newest video slot "Platoon Wild", which is based on the blockbuster Charlie Sheen movie.

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Scientific Games Launches Titles in Romania

Betting group Scientific Games has announced that they have launched their gaming library within Romania.

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Philippines Police Conduct Illegal Gambling Raid, Arrest 17

Law enforcement officials in the Philippines conducted a gambling raid in Manila this week, arresting 17 South Korean nationals and taking a lot of equipment as evidence.

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Pokie Spending in Victoria, Australia Up $43 Million

This week it was revealed that punters in the Australian state of Victoria spent $43 million more on pokies in the past year when compared to the year before.

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Las Vegas Sands Profits Fall by a Third

Land casino giant Las Vegas Sands has released its second quarter financial results, noting that profits fell by a third during the period.

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SportPesa to Sponsor Hull City FC

Sports betting operator SportPesa has announced that they have signed a sponsorship deal with Premier League Club Hull City FC, and will be a shirt sponsor for the next three years.

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Svenska Spel Posts First Half Financial Results

Swedish betting firm Svenska Spel has released their first half financial results, noting growth in revenues and profits.

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