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Bitcoin Casino Adds Microgaming’s Deco Diamonds Slot

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Microgaming has produced many original and inventive online slots ever since the developer went live in 1994. One of the more creative and stand out games in the software provider’s inventory is Deco Diamonds. 

Themed on art nouveau from the early twentieth century, there are few rival slots which offer anything quite like the theme found in Deco Diamonds. Now, the game is making its debut at leading cryptocurrency internet betting site, Bitcoin Casino.io this month.

Deco Diamonds Is Already a Successful Slot

Deco Diamonds was the very first collaboration between Just for the Win and Microgaming. The latter is now a recognised industry leader in software development on its own right. It all began with JFTW’s partnership with Microgaming, though.

Initially launched in late 2017, Deco Diamonds has had ample time to prove itself one of the most appealing and exciting slot games online. Now, that excitement and gameplay are making their way to BitcoinCasino.io for its players to have a crack at.

How Deco Diamonds Works

On the face of it, Deco Diamonds appears to be a simple slot, with just nine paylines spanning the slot’s five reels. Wagers are cheap as chips, at 0.10 up to 50.00 a spin, and a non-progressive jackpot prize worth a thousand times a bet is profitable. The game also has one of the most generous RTP (return to player) rates around, at 97%. Yet, there is more to the slot game than that.

Deco Diamonds uses a Wild Diamonds icon as a wild symbol. It can hold in place and offer players a free re-spin. At the same time, any additional wilds appearing provide further re-spins to players. The game also delivers a bonus wheel feature if three to five Deco Diamonds icons appear on the reels. The values on the wheel vary depending on the number of scatters bagged. Prizes worth up to a thousand times a bet can be won with a successful spin.

Microgaming’s Masterclass

Microgaming has an excellent track record of joining forces with fledgeling providers and helping to develop slot games. The developer’s partnership with Just for the Win and the launch of the Deco Diamonds game is an excellent example of that. Those games are then launched on Microgaming’s Quickfire open gaming platform, which delivers both Microgaming and other provider’s titles to players at sites such as BitcoinCasino.io.

BitcoinCasino.io’s Partnership with Microgaming Blossoms

Bitcoin Casino has a partnership with Microgaming and hosts the developer’s Quickfire platform. This enables Bitcoin Casino to provide its users with Microgaming slots and games. It also ensures that smaller providers – such as Electric Elephant, Fantasma Games and Just for the Win – can deliver their own titles to players at the casino.

Those slots (and others on the Quickfire platform) can be found at Bitcoin Casino.io under the Microgaming section of gambling games. A few of the other new releases to appear at the casino courtesy of Microgaming Quickfire are Wild Nights: Crazy Feature, Tweet Hearts, Tiki Vikings and the Solar Queen slot.


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Proposed Gambling Reforms Not Seem to Resonate Well in Ukraine, President Zelensky’s Ratings Down

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A recent public poll conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology has revealed that the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky’s rating is down from 73% to 52% in just two months. Not-in-favour ratings also jumped from 7% to 19% in November. The series of reforms proposed by the president seems to have played against him.

President Zelensky has been a strong proponent of legalising gambling and recently Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers approved the government’s new Action Programme. The programme included a draft law which calls for the legalisation of gambling in the country.

The draft gambling law also calls for gambling operators to pay a license fee of UAH 38m for operating a casino in Kiev, UAH 25m for a casino in one of the four other cities with a population of a million or more and UAH 12.5m for a casino anywhere else.

The president speaking in favour of the gambling reforms has advocated that with regulated gambling markets there will be a decline in illegal gambling and also the funds received in tax from gambling operations would provide for social programmes.


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Survey Reveals More Than 50% of English People Gambled in 2018

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The Health Survey for England 2018 has revealed that more than half of people aged 16 or older in England gambled at some point during last year. The results of the survey also showed that millions of people are overweight, drink too much alcohol, eat badly or fail to do enough exercise.

The survey showed that 53% of people had gambled in 2018, which included buying a lottery ticket, with 56% of men reporting that they had gambled against 49% of women. While the figures have fallen in recent years, the chief executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, issued a warning not to infer the problems that gambling present had gone away.

“These new stats are a stark reminder of how common gambling is in our society and how easy it is to become addicted, particularly with the aggressive push into online gambling,” Stevens said.

“The NHS never stands still as health needs change, which is why we’re rolling out new specialist services to tackle mental ill health linked to gambling addiction, as part of our long-term plan. But it is high time that all these firms who spend many millions on marketing and advertising step up to the plate and take their responsibilities seriously,” Stevens added.

For this year’s study, 8178 adults and 2072 children (aged up to 15) were interviewed from households across England.


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GFINITY ARENA TO HOST NBA 2K LEAGUE EUROPEAN INVITATIONAL DEC. 13-14 IN LONDON

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WHAT:

  • The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and the first official esports league operated by a U.S. professional sports league, will host the NBA 2K League European Invitational, the league’s first-ever qualifying event in Europe.
  • The two-day event will be held at Gfinity Arena in London – home to some of the U.K.’s leading esports events – and will feature 20 of the best NBA 2K players from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Turkey and the U.K.
  • The event, which will identify several elite players who will become eligible for the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft, will see players competing over two days of gameplay, including scrimmages and a double-elimination tournament, and participating in interviews with league representatives and team managers. The double-elimination tournament on Dec. 14 will be livestreamed on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels.

 

WHO:

  • Twenty of the best NBA 2K players from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Turkey and the U.K.
  • NBA 2K League Managing Director Brendan Donohue
  • Knicks Gaming center and U.K. native Harry “HazzaUK” Hurst

 

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec. 14; Media can attend during the following times:

  • Friday, Dec. 13 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Scrimmages
  • Saturday, Dec. 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Double-elimination tournament
  • NBA 2K League Managing Director Brendan Donohue media availability – Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • European Invitational players and Harry “HazzaUK” Hurst media availability – Friday, Dec. 13 from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14 from 7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:

  • Gfinity Arena

Unit 13 Fulham Broadway Retail Centre

Fulham Road London SW6 1DN

 

CREDENTIALS/TICKET INFORMATION:

  • Fans can attend for free by registering at https://n2kleuropeaninvitational.splashthat.com/.
  • Media are welcome to attend; Interview opportunities are available with players, coaches and executives.
  • Interview requests outside of the designated media availability will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis onsite.
  • Media must RSVP to Ignasi Castello (icastello@nba.com) and Cath Shefford (cshefford@nba.com).


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