(Ireland).- BetStone has named Marzia Turrini as head of business development for Latin America. Reporting directly to the board, she will focus on working closely with customers in Latin America.
Before the imminent opening of the Internet betting market
(Spain).- Regulation of casinos and online betting would be close to its approval. Angeles González, General Technical Secretary of the Minister of Interior and representative of the National Gaming Commission, would bring a complete vision on the progress of regulation plans in Spain, in an event that will take place next March 9th in Madrid.
It announced the departure of its CTO
(Ireland).- CryptoLogic Limited announced the departure of Michael Starzynski, its chief technology officer, as the company continues the reorganization of its business to return to profitability.
The International Poker Network was the fastest growing independent European network in 2008
(Sweden).- Boss Media continues to demonstrate significant increases in revenue across all products. The International Poker Network (IPN) continues to grow during the last quarter through strong player acquisition supported by the launch of the grand 1,000,000 Euro guaranteed tournament and recently launched Bad Beat Jackpot, which currently stands at 200,000 Euro.
According to the Spanish Online Betting Association
(Spain).- The Internet betting sector in Spain would have closed 2008 with a collection of more than 200 million euros, compared to 170 million euros of the previous exercise, according to estimations performed by the Spanish Online Betting Association (Aedapi).
It was presented at recent IGE edition
(Russia).- The Responsible Gaming Fund and Storm International announced the first English-language edition of Evgeny Kovtun’s book “Legal regulation of gambling in former USSR countries”.
Up to 53 staff will be laid off as a result
(Ireland).- Bookmaker William Hill plans to close 14 shops in the Republic next month with the loss of 53 jobs. The company confirmed this week that it was closing 14 outlets in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Clare, Wexford and Waterford.
New slots to adopt the system
(Poland).- Century Casinos informed that its subsidiary Casinos Poland Ltd. began to retrofit all of the existing compatible slot machines at its casino in the Marriott Hotel in Warsaw to ticket-in, ticket-out (TITO) technology.
In Spain, despite the worldwide crisis
(Spain).- After the rumors regarding the suspension of the project of the leisure complex Don Quijote, located in Ciudad Real, its owner, Harrah’s company, insists in denying a possible suspension.
The only way to enter this sites in through the site Monopolios del Estado
(Italy).- The Italian government has included a series of points in the text of transposition of a community law on Internet gaming that aims to toughen the existing norms for casinos and online betting houses, as well as for its users, that could end in jail if they go to those illegal sites.