Feeds

Online gambler makes more money

Easy does it

Top three mobile application threats

Partygaming, the online poker and casino website, reported better off-season sales this year thanks to customers it picked up in Europe.

The firm said that almost half of the new customers it got in the three months to 30 June 2006 came from outside the US, most of those being in Europe. It said it is going to get "aggressive" about acquiring even more customers in the tail end of the year, particularly in South America.

Twenty-seven per cent of its $319.3m revenue came from outside the US in the quarter. Overall, revenues were up 49 per cent on the same period last year.

People spent 13.9m days playing poker on Partygaming in the quarter, and 2.1m playing casino games.

Mitch Garber, chief executive officer of Partygaming, said he was "delighted".

But the firm's yield per player had declined from $307 to $250 for poker games and from $488 to $223 in casino games. Still, it somehow managed to report a slightly improved consolidated yield per player, from $315 to $318 per active player.

Meanwhile, in other gambling news, Antigua and Barbuda is still pursuing its complaint against US restrictions on online gambling through the World Trade Organisation.®

3 Big data security analytics techniques

More from The Register

next story
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
Audio fans, prepare yourself for the Second Coming ... of Blu-ray
High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for?
Record labels sue Pandora over vintage song royalties
Companies want payout on recordings made before 1972
MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling
Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat
Number crunching suggests Yahoo! US is worth less than nothing
China and Japan holdings worth more than entire company
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Apple DOMINATES the Valley, rakes in more profit than Google, HP, Intel, Cisco COMBINED
Cook & Co. also pay more taxes than those four worthies PLUS eBay and Oracle
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.