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PLAYSINO LAUNCH DOVER DOWNS SOCIAL POKER ON FACEBOOK
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has launched a social poker experience powered by Playsino for Facebook.
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Playsino Poker is a completely branded poker game that offers sit-and-go games and tournament play in sixteen different languages. Player's can play at up to four tables simultaneously.
This unique social poker experience gives us an opportunity to reach new adult players for our online and land based property and provide a fun and rewarding time, said Ed Sutor, president and chief executive officer of Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. We are leveraging Playsinos social gaming platform that lets us extend live poker games to homes across all states through their existing Facebook accounts. While this is not a game where you can win money, we have the opportunity to reward players with room nights, event tickets, discounts and much more.
Our free poker game provides a very engaging tool that is totally immersive and branded Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. It is the perfect venue to inform patrons of all the exciting events happening in the casino and offer them exclusive benefits, added Alex Kelly, chief executive officer of Playsino.
GOOD NEWS FOR SPORTECH PLC (Update)
There was good news for UK retail and online gambling group Sportech plc Friday....an estimated GBP 80 million-worth of it.
The company announced that the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) has refused to give HM Revenue and Customs permission to appeal a decision made earlier this year in favour of Sportech.
The issue centred on the payment of Valued Added Tax (VAT) which Sportech claimed back from the government (see previous InfoPowa reports) in a case where around GBP 80 million in refunds is due to the gambling group.
"HMRC have the option of applying to the Upper Tribunal for permission to appeal against the decision of the FTT and have until 1 July 2013 to make such an application," the Sportech notification advised.