Mainly due to the deep economic crisis in Spain
(Spain).- Spanish gaming firm Codere has published its consolidated financial results for 2012 showing that it experienced a 21.1 % increase year-on-year in sales to 1.66 billion euros helped by strong growth in Mexico. However, its 2012 net income was negative with a loss of 104.6 million euros due to asset impairment in Spain amounting to 75.2 million euros.
Risto Nieminen and Pablo Jensen
(Switzerland).- The Swiss sports and betting-related data services provider Sportradar has appointed former World Lottery Association president boss Risto Nieminen to its board of directors and Pablo Jensen as chief technology officer for the group of companies.
The Soccer Application designed by Sportradar
(Malta).- World Match announced their new partnership agreement with Sportradar. The Maltese Company will offer to their customers SoccerClub, the Soccer Application designed by Sportradar. The partnership includes the implementation of the SoccerClub application on WM Cloud Gaming Center, WM’s platform for the online gaming.
The police seized over 440 gambling machines and seven poker tables
(Russia).- The police have closed 36 illegal casinos in Moscow and the Moscow Region, seizing almost 500 gambling machines, the Interior Ministry's press center has reported. The police have found several dozen addresses where gambling clubs operated under the guise of betting houses, restaurants and Internet cafes, and also apartments where illegal poker and other games were organized.
Next month in Rimini, Italy
(Italy).- Spielo International is going to show more entertaining games than ever before across all gaming platforms as part of Lottomatica’s booth at the ENADA rade show in Rimini, Italy, on March 12-15. Showcased games for the VLT market include perennial favourites such as The Big Easy and Sphinx.
It is the official supplier of poker tournaments at an international level
(Spain).- Fournier has been pioneer on the development of 100% Plastic cards for more than 20 years. The reason that made the firm create those cards was to offer resistant cards, compatible with the first card shufflers, much less delicate with the cards than the current ones.
With the new WM Cloud Gaming Centre
(Malta).- The Maltese Company, World Match, describes its platform as a complete toolkit that allows the Licensees to easily, transparently and successfully manage the business in the online gaming field.
The evaluation took place after a 5 million euro investment on technology
(Malta).- Maltco Lotteries, a subsidiary of Intralot Group in Malta, has received approval by the Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) following a thorough evaluation of its Lottery System, including the new Lotos O/S platform, the Photon Terminals, its Games, as well as the System associated procedures.
The service is now live at www.888.es and hosted by native Spanish dealers
(Spain).- Evolution Gaming, world leader in video-streamed Live Dealer gaming, launched an historic first this week with 888’s Spanish Live Roulette – the first international online operator to offer a Live Roulette service for Spain’s newly regulated market.
To reinforce its commitment to the European market
(Italy / Spain).- Crane Payment Solutions will showcase its products at two European gaming shows: ENADA, to be held in Rimini, Italy, next March 12-15, and FER, to take place in Madrid in March 12-14. At ENADA, the firm will present its new range of AES standard products, and in Spain, products are available with ccTalk interface including the NRI v² eagle, the v² colibri and the NRI h² nano.