Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Israel

Israel issues first online injunctions as gambling crackdown increases

ISRAEL, LEGISLATION, africa, politics
A court in Israel has levied its first injunction on three online gambling sites, ordering local ISPs to block the operators under authority granted by the Powers to Prevent Offenses Through an Internet Site Law 5767-2017. The Tel Aviv District Court,

GBI Racing leaves Israel, looks to Italy and Africa

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The Israeli government is handing GBI Racing distributor £4.9m in compensation after a ban on horse betting came into force.   GBI had a contract to supply coverage of British and Irish racing to the Israel Sports Betting Board, that was due to run through to August this year - but was forced to end operations after the ban was introduced...

Playtrex to launch social gaming freemium: Wild Poker

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After a dozen years in development, Israeli social gaming company Playtrex has released Wild Poker – a new social poker product which it claims could reinvent the genre.   Tel Aviv-based social gaming start-up Playtrex is looking to breathe new life into the social poker market with "Wild Poker," a highly compelling new freemium poker game with an exclusive strategic twist,...

Playstudios purchases Israeli online game studio

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Californian developer of free-to-play casino games Playstudios has  announced that it has acquired Scene53, an Israeli-based game studio specialising in real-time, multi-player mobile games. The two companies already have a history of partnership – having jointly developed the newest Playstudios mobile app, POP! Slots, together. The game allows players to play in groups, share jackpots and interact with friends as they...