Specialist skill games provider GameAccount has announced that Sisal MatchPoint's skill games platform has passed the formal technical test by Italian regulator AAMS, paving the way for the imminent launch of real money competition tournaments.

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against two advertisements in the Racing Post newspaper for UK bookmaker William Hill which were considered misleading since they did not provide sufficient clarification to qualify the company's claim that it had the best prices for various sporting events.

Following the launch of its PMU.fr mobile betting site last November and its accompanying promotional and marketing campaign, French betting operator PMU has been awarded the 2010 best mobile site by Grand Prix Stratégies du Marketing Digital.

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against a television advertisement for online bingo operator Tombola.co.uk, which was considered likely to cause serious or widespread offence by presenting a negative racial stereotype.

Virtue Fusion, the Alderney-based online bingo software provider recently acquired by Playtech Limited, has announced the launch of Deal or No Deal Classic, a new fixed-odds version of Endemol's hit TV game show where players are offered a €˜deal' by the banker at the end of each round, guaranteeing a cash prize.

As the company completes migration of all its European bingo sites to its improved bingo network, GTECH G2 has introduced an innovative social CRM platform which enables G2 and its clients to send targeted communications to existing players via widgets inside social networks, start pages, blogs and on the desktop.

GTECH G2 has updated the poker software on its International Poker Network (IPN), fully integrating the company's Gaming Management System (GMS) which provides its players with the convenience of one wallet across all gaming segments including poker, casino, sports and games.

With the company's mobile sportsbook offering now representing approximately 10% of overall sportsbook stakes for the business, Rank Interactive's Blue Square has launched a new mobile sportsbook web app through a partnership with mobile specialist mkodo, looking to benefit from the growing popularity of Apple's iPhone.

With plans to have a larger presence at major poker events during 2010 after being forced to cancel this year's Aruba Poker Classic earlier this week, UltimateBet has been confirmed as a major sponsor of the inaugural Four Aces Poker Pro Canada Classic next month in Montreal.

LastFan.com has launched a new remote pool betting service which allows football fans to compete head-to-head on a UK-facing online football prediction gaming site, with players predicting which team is going to win each week for a cash prize.

Cellectivity has announced the launch of a web-based version of its successful mobile sports betting service Bet2Go, allowing customers to compare prices and place bets online across a range of the UK's leading bookmakers including the likes of Ladbrokes, Sportingbet and Paddy Power.