1.4% less than in the same period in 2012
(Spain).- The Codere Group announced consolidated earnings for the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13). The Spanish company closed 1Q13 with sales of 397.6 million euros (1.4% less than the same period last year) and EBITDA of 62.1 million euros, in line with expectations for this period, reflecting a decline in Argentina and Italy and partially offset by growth in Mexico and Spain.
With stunning high definition graphics
(Malta).- World Match presents its brand new slot: Insect World HD. This new slot presents the world of insects in a truly realistic scenario, with high definition graphics and popular features.
May 24 is current implementation date for the new regulations
(Italy).- Italian online punters with a yen for P2P betting exchange action could see their wish list fulfilled before the end of this (May) month as the Italian regulator AAMS moves closer to including this wagering format in its acceptable list of betting methods.
Ignacio González, President of Madrid Council
(Spain).- President of Madrid Council, Ignacio González, has admitted last week that Las Vegas Sands has made progress in some "quite delicate lines” of the Eurovegas project but there are "two or three things" left to "improve" and they expect it to be presented “formally” at the Registry Office of the regional government to start the public tender.
More than 4,500,000 euros
(Spain).- With just five months of activity, Unidesa Interactive electronic bingo, Wingo!, keeps on having excellent results in the Madrid gambling venues in which it has been installed.
Released at latest ICE show
(Slovenia).- Wheel of Fortune is one of the latest additions to Alfastreet’s wide range of games. Officially revealed on this year’s ICE, this game already found its way into several venues around the world and the feedback is great, as expected, according to firm’s Marketing and Sales Manager, Albert Radman.
Operating Income grew 22 million to 192 million euros
(Italy).- Lottomatica Group’s Board of Directors, chaired by Lorenzo Pellicioli, approved the consolidated financial statements for the first quarter which ended March 31, 2013. “Our first-quarter results were in line with our expectations,” said Alberto Fornaro, CFO of Lottomatica Group.
Showing a decline in its online division
(Sweden).- Swedish state-controlled gaming operator Svenska Spel delivered its first quarter results for the January 1, to March 31, 2013 period this week, showing a disappointing decline in its online division attributed to customers playing on unlicenced foreign operations.
Bookmakers provided us$ 4- us$ 5.3 million to state last year
(Kazakhstan).- Kazakhstan may have already moved its casinos into two Las Vegas-style enclaves, but the gambling industry has found a new way to grow via the spread of other betting options. Bookmakers specializing in sports gambling are proliferating in the country.
A 10 million euros project
(Spain).- Gauselmann Group from Espelkamp in East Westphalia, Germany, has applied for a second casino licence on Majorca that has been put out for tender by local government together with its Spanish subsidiary Dosniha. The new casino is to be opened on the grounds of Bendinat Castle in the municipality of Calviá.