Gamblit to bring PikPok’s zombie and racing games into casinos

Gamblit Gaming announced a partnership with game publisher PikPok to take two of its games into casinos in 2017.

RGA moves forward with the National Online Self-Exclusion Scheme

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) appointed KPMG to help shaping the development of the National Online Self-Exclusion Scheme (NOSES).

Pagcor will revoke reduced gambling license fees

Fees reduction benefited gaming firms Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc., Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels, Inc., MCE Leisure (Philippines) Corp. and Tiger Resorts Leisure and Entertainment, Inc.

goa

Goa Chief Minister open to issue new casino licences

Despite several NGOs opposing casino culture in the tourist state, Goa Chief Minister said that he’s still open to issue new casino licences.

kenya

Kenyan Parliament rejects motion to probe betting industry

The National Assembly unanimously voted to reject a motion to set up a special Select Committee to inquire into the activities of the multi-billion shilling betting and gambling industry in Kenya.

philippines

Rodrigo Duterte now targets online gambling cafes

The Philippines new president aims at closing online gambling cafes as part of his crusade against on online gambling.

William Hill rejects Rank Group and 888’s bid

The bookmaker rejected the £3.6 billion (€4.2 billion) takeover offer from Rank Group and 888.

online poker

California Senate President is not in a rush to regulate online poker

The online poker bill will be discussed on August 10 and is advertised as a consumer protection package, which would give the state control over games that are already happening in a legal gray area.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts moves forward with DFS bill

The state passed a bill in regards to the daily fantasy sports industry. Massachusetts has become the latest state legislature to formally approve real-money DFS activity.

Yggdrasil’s portfolio goes live with Bet365

Yggdrasil Gaming announced that its full portfolio of gaming titles has gone live with UK-based gambling operator Bet365.

tabcorp

Tabcorp acquires Intecq to expand its gaming services

The betting network is to acquire gaming technology group Intecq for €86 million to strengthen its gaming services division with the purpose to add €13 million to underlying earnings.

Surrey turns down BCLC’s offer to host a casino

The Canadian city refused the BCLC’s request to build either a small gaming centre or an entirely new casino in their region.