New York Racing Association Allows Smartphone Wagering

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) has released wi-fi products that will allow punters to place bets in real-time via their smartphone devices.

The technology from Ruckus Wireless Incorporated will be able to support up to 40,000 users each day. The NYRA operates the Saratoga Race Course, Belmont Park and New York’s Aqueduct Racetrack. Continue reading New York Racing Association Allows Smartphone Wagering

Intralot Launches New Mobile and Online Gaming Products

Gaming software provider, Intralot SA, has announced the release of new online and mobile products for the Italian gaming market. The Greek Intralot has launched the mobile, television and live streaming products through its Intralot Interactive subsidiary.

Intralot has promised that the new products will enrich ‘its current online gaming portfolio’ and will improve on the ‘Universal Gaming Experience family of products and services.’ Continue reading Intralot Launches New Mobile and Online Gaming Products

Ruby Seven Studios Launches Three New Mobile Games

Ruby Seven Studios has announced the launch of three new mobile casino games that will be available on Facebook and a number of mobile platforms. The San Francisco-based company has said that the games will be accessible on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

A new social and mobile games developer, Ruby Seven Studios will launch the games for their Tiny Pirate Casino brand. The games include Poker 5-on-5, Poker Best in 60, Slots of Plunder and multiplayer tournaments. Continue reading Ruby Seven Studios Launches Three New Mobile Games

New Zealand Lottery Goes Mobile

The New Zealand lottery has gone mobile with a platform optimized for smartphone use. The mobile platform, launched by the New Zealand Lotteries Commission is suitable for mobile handsets using iOS or Android operating systems.

In addition, they have re-launched their website with a new and improved layout. There are more than 200,000 registered users on the MyLotto.co.nz site. Launched in 2008, more than 3 million players have been awarded a total of $55 million in prizes. Close to 5 percent of the total prizes come from tickets sold online at the moment, but this is expected to increase with time. Continue reading New Zealand Lottery Goes Mobile

Probability Acquires Playyoo SA in Bid to Enter Italian Market

Mobile gaming software developer, Probability, has announced its intention to enter the Italian gaming market following its acquisition of Playyoo SA. The Switzerland-based Playyoo develops and operates business-to-business sports betting and mobile software for the Italian market.

The initial consideration for the acquisition of Playyoo SA is £1.8 million. One of the founders of Playyoo, Rocco Pellegrinelli, who is currently a non-executive director of the company, will become a non-executive director on the board of directors of Probability, as part of the acquisition deal. Continue reading Probability Acquires Playyoo SA in Bid to Enter Italian Market

New iGaming Division Established at WMS Industries

Manufacturer of lottery terminals and slots machines, WMS Industries Incorporated, has taken the initiative of launching an iGaming division. The William Interactive LLC division will focus on online, social, casual and mobile gaming.

The American company has announced that its iGaming division will ‘optimize the benefits for iGaming’ for players and operators. It already operates Jadestone, the JackpotParty.com online casino and the slot-like Facebook app, Lucky Cruise. Continue reading New iGaming Division Established at WMS Industries

New Mobile Platform for Red Flush Casino

Red Flush Casino is launching a new mobile platform that will allow players to enjoy the casino from their mobile device. The casino platform will be available for Apple users on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Developed by gaming software provider, Microgaming, the platform has been customized specifically for Apple mobile devices, allowing users access to the mobile casino that was previously not accessible to Apple gamers. Continue reading New Mobile Platform for Red Flush Casino

Betfair Releases Native Android App

London-based betting exchange and online gaming operator, Betfair, has released a native Android app with enhanced features and functions. The Android v2.0 app has been especially customized for the Linux-based operating system while building on ‘recent intuitive interfaces’ from its iPhone and iPad apps.

Betfair has emphasized the ‘highly responsive look and feel’ and ‘superior visual home screen’ of the app. It offers unique features such as market view enhancements, price graphs and the Cash Out tool. Continue reading Betfair Releases Native Android App

Electronic Arts Launches WSOP Mobile App

Electronic Arts (EA) Incorporated, together with Caesars Interactive Entertainment Incorporate, has launched a poker mobile app to coincide with the running of the 43rd World Series of Poker (WSOP). Available for play on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, it is a play-for-fun poker app that has been designed to attract ‘novices and pro players alike.’

While the app offers only play-for-free poker, it offers ‘features and functions pulled straight from live action.’ It allows players to work towards VIP rooms and gives them the chance to gain pro level status. Players can also compete for ‘virtual bracelets and rings.’ Continue reading Electronic Arts Launches WSOP Mobile App

Bingo Rush for Mobile Released by Buffalo Studios

Santa Monica-based social games provider, Buffalo Studios, has released Bingo Rush for mobile. The Bingo Blitz Facebook game has been modified for mobile handsets to provide a fast-paced single-player version of the game for mobile.

The mobile version of the game includes new features such as the ‘next ball’ option that allows players to control the speed at which numbers are called. Users are able to play up to six cards simultaneously and the game allows players to collect items that help to increase their trophy collection. Continue reading Bingo Rush for Mobile Released by Buffalo Studios