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HollywoodBets launch new website in September 2020
Gambling news 08-09-2020

South African bookmaker HollywoodBets.net upgrade website

South Africa’s biggest online bookmaker HollywoodBets.net has relaunched its website, with customers now able to access the new design.  Although the old design remains live, customers can switch by tapping the “New Website” link that is front and centre on their homepage.  The new design is a big upgrade on the exceptionally dated HollywoodBets old […]

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Sun International could axe over 2000 workers
Gambling news 02-09-2020

Casino group Sun International to axe 2300 workers in South Africa

South African casino and hospitality giant Sun International could be forced to retrench up to 2300 workers, as the covid-19 pandemic severely hits their bottom line.  The latest interim report paints a bleak picture for the gambling industry in South Africa, which was forced to shut down completely from late March until June 30.  Sun […]

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Betfred could buy South African racing operator Phumulela
Gambling news 31-08-2020

Betfred tables huge offer for South African racing operator Phumulela

English gambling company Betfred has tabled a ZAR925m offer for the struggling Phumulela, the biggest horse racing operator in South Africa. But their chief rival in the buyout Mary Oppenheimer and Daughters has hit out at Betfred, claiming they had copied elements of their proposal including a line of credit to immediately satisfy bad debt. […]

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Genesis Global Ltd has had their UK license suspended by the Gambling Commission
Gambling news 22-07-2020

Gambling Commission strips Genesis Global Ltd of licence

THE UK Gambling Commission has stripped popular casino company Genesis Global Limited of its licence after suspected breaches of its conditions. The Gambling Commission said it was forced to take action against the company after a “number of compliance issues” were detected. The Interim suspension of the Genesis Global Limited licence means that 12 casinos […]

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Evolution Gaming has released three new casino titles in May 2020
Gambling news 25-05-2020

Three new first person casino titles launched by Evolution Games

Evolution Gaming has announced three new titles will be added to their growing first person range of random number generated (RNG) casino games. First Person Baccarat, First Person Dragon Tiger and First Person Football Studio are all RNG games, but what makes them special is their “GO LIVE” functionality. More: Evolution Games casinos The new […]

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Yeow Ling Poh is the favourite in betting to win Master Chef Australia
Gambling news 30-04-2020

Yeow favourite to win Master Chef Australia

Poh Ling Yeow is the favourite to win Master Chef Australia – Back To Win, with the season 1 runner-up priced at $2.50 by Sportsbet.com.au But viewers have been left frustrated by Yeow’s output on the Channel 10 cooking show, with some claiming she was “overqualified” and others querying how she could still be on […]

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Mega Moolah jackpot won at Jackpot City - April 2020
Gambling news 21-04-2020

Mega Moolah jackpot goes off with a bang

THE world’s most well-known progressive jackpot slots game Mega Moolah has been won at a World Gambling List-endorsed site. A lucky player has walked away with C$16,496,347.95, or almost $16.5 million Canadian, from Jackpot City Casino. While the winner has not come out publicly, we can assume that it is a life-changing win; that will […]

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Microgaming slots releases for April 2020
Gambling news 07-04-2020

Microgaming announce new online slots games for April, 2020

Casino giant Microgaming has announced a swag of new slots games, created by their content partners, to be launched in April 2020. In recent years Microgaming has strayed away from creating online slots in-house, instead focusing on building business partnerships with independent studios, that allow them to release games via their platform. “April will see […]

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Royal Panda sportsbook leaves German gambling market
Gambling news 27-03-2020

Royal Panda withdraws sports betting offering from Germany

Royal Panda Casino & sportsbook has announced it will no longer offer its sports betting component to Germany, after changes in local laws. RoyalPanda.com, which recently handed back its UK Gambling Commission Licence, is one of many sports betting operators to withdraw from Germany in recent times. This follows January’s announcement that sports betting would […]

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Woodbine boss Jim Lawson says single-event betting needs to be legalised in Canada
canada 12-02-2020

Woodbine boss says time is right to legalise single-event bets in Canada

THE boss of Woodbine Entertainment Group Jim Lawson says the time is right to legalise single-event sports betting in Canada, and believes it could provide a windfall for horse racing. Lawson, who has been CEO at Woodbine for close to five years, said the threat of customers going over the border to the US and […]

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