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Slot Into Game of Thrones

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First the books by George R.R Martin took over your nighttime reading, then the HBO show Game of thrones took over TVs worldwide, now the Slot Game is set to take over your gaming. Microgaming have put a lot of thought into this game, it is visually very pleasing with a colour palette similar to… Read more »

Casino boss falls to death

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A former casino owner died after falling out of a hospital bed, reports the Rosendale Free Press. Jennifer Horsey fell out of bed and fractured her hip, as there were no rails in place, an inquest heard. Jennifer Horsey was “prone” to falling and had previously fallen out of her bed at Royal Blackburn Hospital… Read more »

New social casino from Parx

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The largest casino operator in Pennsylvania, America, Parx Casino, has launch a new social casino, in partnership with technology firm, JOINGO. The Play4Fun application will be powered by JOINGO’s Mobile Loyalty Platform, and will be available on Parx Casino. It is to serve as a vehicle for mobile free-play gaming from the Play4Fun platform by… Read more »

Poker star asks for leniency

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A leading poker player has called for leniency to be given when poker tournament directors hand out punishments. Daniel Negreanu expressed his unhappiness with punishments on his blog last week. Mr Negreanou, who is known as Kid Poker, wrote about how a player in a €1,000 Estrellas Poker Tour tournament stood slightly up from his… Read more »

Casino advocate calls for Japan to legalise gambling

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A Japanese advocate of legalising casinos has called for Japanese politicians to allow local gamblers to be allowed in, following reports in Japan that Japanese nationals will be banned from casinos. The rumours have been fuelled by reports that the health ministry want to ban civilians from gambling, because of their fears of addiction, according… Read more »

Paddy Power success driven by Sportsbook

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The Irish bookmaker, Paddy Power, has said that its Sportsbook operation is behind its recent success. Indeed, the bookmaker reported a year-on-year jump in revenue in the six month through to June 30, 2014. The company’s net revenue for the first half was €396.5 million. This is 4% higher than the €380.6 million that the… Read more »

Londoner creates his own lottery

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A Londoner has created a free online lottery that has given away more than £25,000 in three years, reports the London Evening Standard. Chris Holbrook says his site is “raising two fingers at the gambling industry”. Mr Holbrook, from Finsbury Park, London, was a web developer, when he heard a BBC Radio 4 report about… Read more »

Playtech announces record revenue

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Playtech, the online gaming software giant, announced last week that it’s revenue had broken its previous record. The record revenue was recorded for the six month to June 30, 2014. The company released an interim report that showed the firm’s total revenue was €212.4 million in the first half of the year – this represents an… Read more »

Latvia blacklists Sky Bet

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Several notable gambling websites have been blacklisted by the Latvian authorities, including Sky Bet. This latest move follows the previous announcement earlier in August that the Latvian Lotteries and Gambling Supervision Inspection (IAUI) would be adding several domains to a blacklist. The sites which are named on the list will no longer be able to… Read more »

Addiction to Twitter and gambling are similar

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The overuse of using social media and gambling addiction has much in common, according to a leading doctor at a notable health care facility in America. The research was undertaken at the University of Missouri, where 600 people were surveyed who had Twitter accounts. Dr. Scott Bea, a psychologist in Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Behavioural Health,… Read more »