Only for games underwent a growth: Euromillones, Bonoloto, Quinogol and Lototurf
(Spain).- A steady increase in unemployment in Spain has increased a number of people that spent money in state lottery-games (LAE) in the last sixth months, although the revenues have decreased because players spent less amounts of money.
A 6% more than in the same period last year
(Spain).- The entertainment and gaming group Cirsa obtained an operational benefit (ebitda) of 102 million euros during the first semestre, a 6% more than the same period in 2008, and an income of 815 million, compared to 862 million euros a year earlier.
The firm also celebrates a successful application to supply games to the Madrid region
(Spain).- Aristocrat is preparing a dual new product launch at this month's FER exhibition, which will be held in Madrid, Spain, from September 23-25. Making its first appearance at the show, the company will launch two new B/B+ games - Queen of the Nile and Dolphin Treasure.
On top of the operating license in Madrid
(Spain).- Aristocrat Technologies is preparing to crown its successful inaugural year in the Spanish gaming market with the launching of different novelties in FER-Interazar, that will take place in Madrid next September 23 to 25. The firm will present two new games, Queen of the Nile and Dolphin Treasure, in stand C22.
"We will be minority shareholders in the long term,” they assured
(Spain).- After receiving a 3.6 % of Codere capital from their main shareholders, to pay off a dispute for a debt, brothers Jesús and Joaquín Franco will keep its long term participation in the group, ruling out the sale of its package, said Friday a source close to Franco brothers.
(Malta).- Targeting the increasingly competitive UK and soon-to-be-liberalised French online gaming markets, Malta licensed ChanceRoom.com has gone live with its sports betting, poker and casino offering as the newest licensee of Gtech G2.
The firm said it is in the final stages of talks to buy all of Italy's Gioco Digitale
(Italy).- Austrian Internet betting and gambling operator bwin's plans to raise its market share in the Italian online poker market with an acquisition was cheered by analysts and drove its stock higher on Monday.
To provide online trading in Russia
(Russia).- Direct investing in financial markets has until recently been the preserve of the few. Using the latest Western technologies and a robust payment solution, Alsart Group and Q8 Partners will revolutionize this and bring it to the masses for the first time.
Its half-year operating profits increased by 55.8 % year-on-year
(Sweden).- Swedish online gambling software provider Net Entertainment AB has released its interim financial results for the first six months of 2009 showing a 52.6 % year-on-year increase in revenues to us$ 19.35 million. The Stockholm-based firm behind the CasinoModule online games and management solution revealed that its half-year operating profits increased by 55.8 % year-on-year to us$ 7.65 million while the margin grew 0.8 % to 39.5 %.
The Smart Hopper and Smart Payout
(Spain).- Fer Interazar will see the introduction of two new revolutionary automated payment products from the Innovative Technology Group. Represented by Spanish subsidiary Automated Transactions at stand B9, the show will be the official launch platform for two new products: the Smart Hopper and Smart Payout.