Online Casino and Gambling News: December 2016

Ladbrokes Mobile Gets Inspired

This week UK betting giant Ladbrokes has announced that it has launched Inspired's gaming library for its mobile platform, bringing a series of games to players on the go.

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Baazov Withdraws $4.1 Billion Amaya Bid

Former Amaya CEO David Baazov has withdrawn his $4.1 billion bid to purchase the company he used to head up, noting that the price by shareholders was too high for his taste.

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US Judge Decides Against Tribal Online Betting

This week US District Judge Anthony Battaglia ruled that tribal online betting group Santa Ysabel Interactive must stop offering its online betting products and stop accepting deposits from those outside of its reservation.

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South Carolina Politician Aims to Censor Vice Websites

This week a South Carolina state representative introduced a bill that would require companies that sell computers to install software that would restrict access to "vice" websites such as spots that offer pornography or access to internet gambling.

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Phil Ivey & Partner Ordered to Pay Back $10.1 Million to Borgata

This week a US judge ordered poker pro Phil Ivey and his partner Cheng Yun Lin to pay back $10.1 million to the Borgata casino after they exploited a flaw in playing cards and won that exact amount from the casino back in 2012.

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Players Beware: Microgame Gets BetSoft Games

Italian online casino operator Microgame has announced that it has signed a content supply deal with BetSoft and will begin offering the developer's games as a result.

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Three Wishes: 3rd Millionaire Genie Jackpot in 9 Days Won for $907,764

Late yesterday a punter playing the Random Logic classic slot Millionaire Genie at 888 Casino won the game's progressive jackpot for an impressive $907,764, the third time the jackpot has been hit in the last nine days.

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Sweet!: $1,255,881 Funky Fruits Jackpot Won

Over the weekend a punter got a sweet start to their Christmas week when they struck Playtech's Funky Fruits Jackpot for a large $1,255,881 cash prize.

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Genesis Gaming in Content Deal with Royal Panda

Internet betting group Genesis Gaming has announced that it has signed a content deal with Royal Panda Casino, and is set to begin offering their full gaming library to the UK-based betting site.

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13 Mafia Members Arrested in Online Gambling Charges

This week 13 people associated with the mob have been arrested with running an illegal online sportsbetting that was based out of Costa Rica.

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