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FunFair launches third-party title on premium casino blockchain platform in industry first

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Spike Games’ Ocean Blaster 2 now comes with unrivalled smart contract-powered fairness

 

FunFair Technologies, the leading decentralised B2B casino platform, has gone live with its first third party developed game, Ocean Blaster 2, in partnership with Spike Games.

In an industry first, FunFair and Spike Games have adapted Ocean Blaster 2 for the blockchain, introducing a smart-contract backend which ensures unrivalled transparency and fairness for players.

Ocean Blaster 2 brings yet another genre to FunFair’s growing range of premium blockchain titles, in this case the increasingly popular fish shooting, instant win type which has seen great success in East Asian markets.

The title features frantic action for cash prizes as players fire away at sea creatures in an immersive underwater world. With unique features including immediate reload, Ocean Blaster 2 will be a brand new experience for the booming blockchain player base.

Stefan Kovach, CCO at FunFair Technologies, says: “With our first third-party title, we wanted to set the tone and show players that they can expect the same quality from our partners as they do from us. Spike Games has been a first class partner in making Ocean Blaster 2 a truly standout, blockchain title.

“We can’t wait to see how our community engages with it and we look forward to continuing to work with games developers to bring more high-quality titles to the FunFair platform in the near future.”

Rob Anderson, founder of Spike Games, said: “Since launching in the traditional casino space, Ocean Blaster 2 has held great appeal with players looking for a fast-paced, arcade style title, and we’re sure this will carry over to the huge blockchain audience looking for the best gaming experiences.

“Enabling it for the blockchain in partnership with FunFair has been a valued, mutually-beneficial learning process, and we look forward to a long-running, profitable partnership together.

Ocean Blaster 2 is available to play now at the first FunFair-powered casino, CasinoFair.

 

About FunFair Technologies:

FunFair is the leading B2B blockchain casino platform provider revolutionising the online casino industry. Being run on the blockchain, FunFair is empowering a new breed of operator with a low-cost platform, game developers with access to a vast new audience, and players with a provably fair experience superior to anything else on the market, all changing the gaming industry for the better.

Its team has over 100 years of combined experience in the gaming and casino space, as well as 20 years of blockchain expertise, providing the platform to deliver the best slots and table games in a transparent, provably fair manner. Co-founded by Jez San OBE, Jeremy Longley and Oliver Hopton in 2017, its growing team of 50 are based in Dublin and London. For more information, visit www.funfair.io.

 


Source: European Gaming Media
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AGA Announces details for 2019 G2E Asia Awards

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The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, who organise G2E Asia, and the top B2B Asian gaming industry media brand Inside Asian Gaming, co-organisers of the G2E Asia Awards, has announced the details of the 2019 G2E Asia Awards. The Awards ceremony will be held in the Parisian Macao Ballroom on the evening of Tuesday 21 May 2019.

The event, along with the formal dinner, will recognise excellence and innovation within Asian gaming while celebrating the success and outstanding contributions of the entire entertainment industry in Asia. The awards evening will provide an unrivalled industry networking opportunity.

The G2E Asia Awards will recognise merit in 12 categories:

  1. Best IR Non-Gaming Attraction
  2. Best B2B Digital Product Solution
  3. Best Electronic Gaming Solution (Slots and ETGs)
  4. Best Table Game Solution
  5. Best Industry Innovation
  6. Best Gaming Floor
  7. Best Industry Rising Stars (Maximum of 5 Winners)
  8. Best Corporate Social Responsibility Contribution
  9. Best VIP Gaming Promoter
  10. Best Industry Supplier
  11. Best Regional Asian IR (Outside Macau or Singapore)
  12. Best Integrated Resort

The submissions can be made till Friday 5 April 2019. Any member of the gaming and entertainment industry may submit a nomination by visiting G2EAsiaAwards.com.

Tickets for the G2E Asia Awards can be purchased at G2EAsiaAwards.com.


Source: European Gaming Media
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Will online gambling be liberalized in Israel

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Gambling is perhaps the only vertical in Israel that has not high tech. In almost every other sphere, the technology and the R&D surrounding have so advanced that the country has rightfully earned the tag of startup nation.

The Israeli government and courts have been taking a strong stance against liberalising online gambling. It was in 2005, when smartphone casinos were a not even a common reality, the country’s Attorney General slapped  penalties on credit card companies that facilitated online gambling.

That is how the system works in Israel. However, the change is near, there is a chance, if a new trade bill with Guatemala is any indication.

The legislature in Guatemala is on the verge of passing a bill to liberalise the country’s gambling sector. A consortium of Israeli investors has shown interest in investing in Guatemala’s gambling sector. The investment is estimated to be worth $2 billion  and top personalities like Las Vegas mogul Sheldon Adelson are involved.

This shows how Israeli investors are expanding their gambling portfolios abroad. Well-known Israeli-owned e-gambling companies like Playtech are experiencing difficult times. With competition rising from Chinese operators, the gambling software developer has seen profits dip dramatically. In those circumstances, loosening restrictions on domestic operators could become a safety valve for struggling tech firms.


Source: European Gaming Media
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Play’n GO Granted Authorisation by PAGCOR for Philippines Market

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Play’n GO today announced that they have been added to the select list of suppliers authorised to provide software to the Philippines market.

As a leading supplier of gambling software, this authorisation establishes Play’n GO as the supplier of choice in regulated markets, and this authorisation gives the company an even farther reach.

The authorisation comes from the market’s regulating body PAGCOR (Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation). A notoriously rigorous organisation, their main focus is “to attain and enforce a regulatory framework that preserves the integrity and propels the development of the gaming industry” in the Philippines.

Johan Törnqvist, CEO of Play’n GO, explained the move was part of the company’s dedication to its commitment as a leading supplier:

“We have a strong presence in regulated markets, and that continues to grow as we expand in both size and standing in the industry. This authorisation opens up a wealth of new opportunities for us in the region and fits perfectly with the strategy that we plan to implement in the coming future.”

 

About Play’n GO:

Founded in 2005, Play’n GO are a leading supplier for slot gaming in the casino industry. One of the first suppliers to recognise and utilise the potential of mobile slot gaming, their innovation has revolutionised the industry and led Play’n GO to the forefront of the casino supplier market. Since its inception Play’n GO have curated a portfolio of award-winning games developed and tailored for compatibility with all devices and operating systems. In addition to this, they also provide back-end services and solutions to ensure operators are equipped to provide the ultimate gaming experience; this includes their casino platform and their server-based gaming solution, OMNY.


Source: European Gaming Media
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