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News Archives – August 16 – 2017

16.08.2017 – 9:00 AM (CET)

Main titles of the hour

  • NMi SMDA test facility Southampton live
  • PokerStars announces Usain Bolt branded Zoom games and MEGASTACK Iberia
  • Interwetten signs partnership with TSG Hoffenheim

16.08.2017 – 10:00 AM (CET)

Main titles of the hour

  • Sporting Index in market-first with Android launch
  • com adds Booongo content to SlotsMillion
  • Scientific Games names Leigh Nissim managing director, B2B interactive

16.08.2017 – 11:00 AM (CET)

Main titles of the hour

  • Sweden’s State-Run Gambling Operator Demands Fair Competition Rules upon Market’s Regulation
  • UltraPlay to allow first live bets on the FIFA Interactive World Cup
  • New gaming law in Sweden


16.08.2017 – 12:00 AM (CET)

Main titles of the hour

  • Novomatic to take control of Ainsworth sales in Europe
  • OpenAI beats Dota 2 pros while Elon Musk warns AI risk scarier than North Korea
  • Oddset scores new deal with German FA

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23 Feb

BetterBetting announces its BETR token listing on HitBTC exchange

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tallinn, Estonia – February 23, 2018 (Press Release): BetterBetting, a blockchain-based, decentralised peer-to-peer sports betting system, recently announced its eagerly awaited listing on the HitBTC exchange. HitBTC, a global trading platform with multi-currency support, has been operating as a major exchange since 2013. By trading volume, HitBTC has been consistently among […]
23 Feb

WBSC Europe covenanted with Sportradar – over an inaugural partnership

Reading Time: 1 minute The newly structured World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) initiated its first covenant with Sportradar. In view of this covenant, Sportradar, which provides services to bookmakers, national and international sports federations, and media companies will become WBSC Europe’s inaugural partner and will serve as the organisation’s service provider. Sportradar will […]
23 Feb

Golden Nugget seems to be a small fry among the giants, but it is going one better online

Reading Time: 2 minutes The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement is out with the January 2018’s revenue for online gaming in the Garden State. In view of this amble number of articles have been circulating in the interwebs about the NewJersey online gambling revenue numbers, including how: the state revenue hit a record territory with nearly $30 million. This […]
23 Feb

SiGMA 2018 Selling Out Fast

Reading Time: 1 minute With the ink barely dry on the final dates for SiGMA 2018, the available expo space is going fast. Even at a glance, the floor plan is filling up fast. As things stand, 80% of the available space has already been assigned. This already makes the show, scheduled for 28-30 November, […]
22 Feb

Fair Play Bets announce Microgaming deal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thursday, February 22, 2018, Malta – Fair Play Bets, operator of multiple reputable online casinos, has ramped-up its world-class offering on its and casinos by launching the Microgaming portfolio of games via the Quickfire platform. This new agreement underlies Fair Play Bets commitment to offering the most entertaining casino […]
22 Feb

Skin-Gambling Streamer Sues Twitch For Banning Him Two Years Ago

Reading Time: 2 minutes Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skin gambling streamer James “Phantoml0rd” Varga has filed a lawsuit against streaming platform Twitch for banning him two years ago, saying Twitch breached its contract by improperly suspending him. Varga had amassed over a million followers on Twitch before the goliath streaming company kicked him off in July, 2016. He was […]
22 Feb

‘No pokies’ Nick Xenophon goes for ‘some pokies’, but does his gambling policy go far enough?

Reading Time: 3 minutes SA-Best, led by high-profile former senator Nick Xenophon, has announced its gambling policy ahead of next month’s South Australian election. Xenophon has backed away from the “no pokies” policy that characterised his earlier approach to gambling reform. However, the evidence behind his party’s proposed suite of measures is reasonably strong. What’s in the […]
22 Feb

Robert Dowling to call the shots for Ganapati PLC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ganapati PLC, which develops and supplies online gambling games and offers web service applications for the social media and consumer game markets has commissioned Robert Dowling as their new Chief Commercial Officer. Going forward, Dowling who took over the role on 1st February will call the shots for the company. In […]
22 Feb

Habanero hails strong start to 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes European expansion sparks record growth for content developer    22nd February, 2018 – Quality slots and table games provider Habanero has enjoyed a record-breaking start to the year, with soaring revenues complementing its expansion into Europe. The supplier is anticipating clients’ gross gaming revenue for 2018 to nearly double when compared to 2017, […]
22 Feb

Digitain locks up InBet Games’ full portfolio

Reading Time: 2 minutes Leading provider integrates an exciting new suite Press Release – 22nd February 2018, Yerevan – Multi-channel casino platform and sports betting provider Digitain has announced a new agreement to integrate the complete gaming portfolio of global gaming software supplier InBet Games into its progressive platform. Digitain has broadened its influence across […]
22 Feb

Yggdrasil launches smashing new slot Gem Rocks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Press Release – 22nd February, 2018 ­­– Yggdrasil Gaming has unearthed another diamond in the rough with new slot Gem Rocks, which promises monstrous cascading wins huge enough to make the very ground beneath your feet shift and shake. In the new release, big wins tumble down the reels with the […]
22 Feb

Relax Gaming nails down a content deal with Pomadorro

Reading Time: 1 minute Relax Gaming, an online gaming platform which emphasises on modern, instant-play gaming has nailed down a content partnership deal with Pomadorro, the multi-brand casino operator. In view of this, Relax will initially supply its new table games to Pomadorro’s various brands, including Casino X and Joy Casino. Blackjack and roulette will […]
22 Feb

Number’s up for online gambling in Spain

Reading Time: 1 minute The government of Spain is launching a crackdown on gambling publicity. Radio and television adverts for online betting firms will be banned in ‘childrens’ hours,’ which are to run from 8-9am and 5-8pm. It is the second time that the Treasury has tried to restrict the placement of gambling promotion in […]
22 Feb

Exclusive Interview with Jens Bader, Co-founder of MuchBetter, previously CCO at Secure Trading

Reading Time: 7 minutes My interviewee today is Jens Bader, who has a rich management background with more than 20 years of experience in the Online and Mobile Payments industry. He is a a seasoned commercial leader, Jens recently co-founded MIR Limited, an FCA-licensed FINTECH group that develops and operates second-generation electronic money services servicing on- […]
22 Feb

Australian Communications and Media Authority warns int’l operators about breaching new law

Reading Time: 2 minutes Australia’s online gambling watchdog has uncovered 19 breaches of that country‘s new gambling law in its first investigation since the new rules took effect. Last week, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) published its first report into suspected violations of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, which was amended last year […]
22 Feb

Resorts World Catskills opened to the public – an array of innovative table games waiting to be explored

Reading Time: 2 minutes Resorts World Catskills, Catskills highly anticipated Las Vegan-style casino resort, which offers unmatched experience in excitement, entertainment, and luxury has come up with a massive array of live table games, on the blissful occasion of its opening to the public on February 8th.These games were introduced intending the players in Las […]
22 Feb

South Korea all geared up its new tourist attraction spot – to be fostered by LongRunn International

Reading Time: 1 minute South Korea, the east Asian nation known for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples is hopefully looking forward to having a new tourist attraction to be fostered by the LongRunn International. In view of this, the Authorities of  South Korea are planning to approve a […]
22 Feb

Kiwis splurge $125m on gambling

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Department of Internal Affairs pointed an escalation in lottery spending owing to the introduction of new Lotto games which resulted in more winners and bigger Powerball prizes. The last few years saw Kiwis splurging on Lotto allured by the Bigger prizes. As per the statistics from the Department of Internal […]
21 Feb

BtoBet shortlisted as Compliance Innovator of the Year at the Global Regulatory Awards 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Press Release – Malta, 21st February 2018 – BtoBet’s accomplishments in the iGaming and Sports Betting industry are proceeding apace. Immediately after the ICE Totally Gaming show, the international technology partner was shortlisted for the Global Compliance Regulatory Awards for the category Compliance Innovator of the Year. After celebrating important achievements and awards […]
21 Feb

EU Court of Justice Rejects Belgium’s Request for Annulment of EC Online Gambling Recommendation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The EU Court of Justice (CJEU) rejected earlier this week a petition filed by the Belgian Government against a set of recommendations for the protection of consumers of online gambling services and the prevention of minors from gambling online. The recommendations were introduced by th European Commission in 2014 but the […]
21 Feb

Casino Barcelona’s Online division clinches a deal with Microgaming

Reading Time: 2 minutes The online division of Casino Barcelona has clinched a software license deal with Prima Networks, invigorated by Microgaming. The deal intends to diversify the premium casino games currently offered by The Microgaming content is available to Casino Barcelona Online via the software company’s award-winning Quickfire platform. Xavier Ballester, the Director […]
21 Feb

BetGames.TV partners with Snaitech

Reading Time: 1 minute BetGames.TV, a market leading B2B supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the world has struck a deal with Snaitech, a leader on the Italian Gaming and Betting market, to integrate the supplier’s live presented games via Global Adaptation Network (GAN) platform. Last year BetGames.TV has been officially certified by Italy’s gaming authority, […]
21 Feb

Sweden has all its system go for the introduction of new laws intending internet gaming in 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish regulator said that the application process for new online gambling licences in the country will commence on July 1.Consequently, the country has all its systems go for the introduction of new laws for internet gaming on January 1, 2019, irrespective of the finalisation of the regulation. As the […]
21 Feb

91 held in 33 raids for illegal gambling

Reading Time: 1 minute KUCHING – Malaysia: Police in the state carried out 33 raids against illegal gambling activities over the past week, arresting 91 individuals in the process. State CID chief Datuk Dev Kumar said the raids were carried out between Feb 12 to Feb 18 in Kuching (7), Miri (7), Bintulu (3), Sibu (2), […]
21 Feb

Realistic Games to launch forth the most contemporary free spins tool with BetVictor

Reading Time: 1 minute Realistic Games which create high-quality content for some of the world’s leading gaming operators announced its plan to launch its most contemporary free spins tool with BetVictor, an independent bookmaker specialised in online sports betting. The second-generation version of the marketing tool offers operators with the new player and trigger-based free […]