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Mobile gambling specialist Probability plc has announced the soft launch of its first international brand,, with a full suite of gambling games in Spanish which will also be made available to the company's B2B partners.

Having received EC approval in late May for the creation of their new joint venture, French gaming operators Groupe Lucien Barrière and La Française des Jeux have unveiled plans to launch in their domestic market, alongside development of a B2B offering targeting France and international markets.

In an exclusive interview with Gaming Intelligence, PartyGaming CEO Jim Ryan offers his views on the new B2B landscape in online gaming and discusses the sector's ultimate prize, government contracts.

Marking the first major contract win for the company's new B2B division, mobile gambling specialist Probability plc said Monday that it has signed a deal to supply mobile games to Irish bookmaker Paddy Power.

Spin3 parent company Spiral Solutions and Santa-Maria Group, the exclusive distributor of Bally games and systems to the French casino industry, have joined forces to launch Spiral Solutions France, a new B2B joint venture serving the emerging French online gaming market.

Scientific Games Corporation has been awarded a twelve-year contract to implement a central lottery system for pari-mutuel and odds-based numbers games at Norway's state-owned gaming operator Norsk Tipping.

French gaming and betting provider PMU has signed an agreement with MSN to serve as its exclusive betting partner, with a dedicated PMU sports betting page scheduled for launch on the MSN Sports channel ahead of the Football World Cup which begins next week in South Africa.

Finland's state-controlled gaming operator Rahaautomaattiyhdistys (RAY) has awarded Playtech the exclusive four-year contract to supply it with online casino and poker software as the company readies to launch online.

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