NetPlay TV plc is to launch its Live Roulette channel on Freesat, the fledgling free-to-air rival to Sky. Launched in May 2008, Freesat is a not-for-profit TV service funded by the BBC and ITV providing subscription-free digital television to 98 per cent of UK households, offering more than 80 TV, radio and interactive channels. Competition […] — the London-based online casino which broadcasts live roulette on satellite and digital terrestrial telly — gave regular punter a shock this morning when it “disappeared” from the airwaves. Worried viewers phoned the casino’s helpdesk to ask why SKY was showing “Channel Unavailable” when they tried to access channel 851. Unexpected Switch But normal […]

Richard Branson’s Virgin Media tomorrow launch a new gambling channel to cable TV subscribers. Challenge Jackpot will be a joint venture with leading UK TV production company Two Way Media, a subsidiary of Win Gaming Media. Challenge Jackpot will be broadcast on Virgin Media’s UK cable network alongside VMtv’s long-established Challenge channel. After midnight, the […]