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24 Nov

Jumio warns of Black Friday fraud attacks

Identity verification expert, Jumio has issued a warning to online gaming operators to prepare for a rise in fraud attacks between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.   The busy shopping weekend has become an annual tradition as thousands of retailers cut prices on products ahead of the Christmas rush, with millions spent during the period worldwide.
24 Nov

NetEnt launches Finn and the Swirly Spin slot

NetEnt, the leading provider of digital gaming solutions, has unveiled its latest ground-breaking innovation-packed slot game, Finn and the Swirly Spin™ – a mobile-first title featuring unique spiral reels and never-before-seen built-in gamification   The first-of-its kind spin function, which takes inspiration from mobile social gaming, follows lovable leprechaun Finn and his magical key symbol.
24 Nov

Play’n Go launch Hugo 2

Play’n Go has released Hugo 2, the follow up to its successful 2016 slot game.   Based on a Danish franchise, owned by Hugo Games, the five-reel, ten payline slot will offer players big wins as they join the troll Hugo on the hunt for sought-after treasure, while evading the Evil Witch Afskylia. The unique
24 Nov

Highlight Games launches Soccerbet

Highlight Games has announced the debut of Soccerbet, an innovative take on virtual sports which harnesses real life game footage.   Taking decades of archived football highlights, the new product combines six ten-second clips from an individual fixture across a number of seasons, presenting the randomly generated minute-long package as one individual game in a
24 Nov

Is there a future for gambling in Augusta?

The complicated stance on gambling taken by local governments across America could have limited life, with more dialogue than ever, as well as a pro-gambling president incumbent in the White House. Although certain states have a very relaxed approach to gaming, Georgia isn’t one of them, forcing any sort of gambling to remain part of
24 Nov

BetterBetting Launches Pre-ICO for BETR, the Betting Currency of the Future

Revolutionary new decentralised sports betting marketplace, Better Betting Foundation, to debut BETR coin, with the goal of establishing a global betting liquidity pool   BetterBetting Foundation, a software systems enabler for sports betting on the blockchain, today launched its pre- Initial Coin Offering (ICO) sale ahead of its ICO in December. The token sale introduces
23 Nov

iGaming Cloud chooses MuchBetter as new payment option to reduce fraud and increase revenues

Payment option now accepted by selected iGaming Cloud brands   MuchBetter, the iGaming payments company, today announced a new partnership with iGaming Cloud (iGC), part of the Gaming Innovation Group and Payments Specialist Devcode. By choosing to offer MuchBetter as a preferred payment option across selected online sports betting, casino and skills game platforms, iGC
23 Nov

Caesars Entertainment to acquire Centaur Holdings, LLC

Caesars Entertainment Corporation (Caesars) recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centaur Holdings, LLC (Centaur) for $1.7 billion in cash, including $1.625 billion at closing and $75 million in deferred consideration. As a result of the transaction, Caesars will add Hoosier Park Racing and Casino (Hoosier Park) in Anderson, Ind. and the Indiana
23 Nov

Macau’s mass to improve through 2022

According to financial firm Bernstein, mass is set to be pushed in Macau over the next five years and Melco and Wynn are set to benefit.   Professional tax and accounting firm Bernstein Financial Services Inc released a note on Tuesday projecting a mass improvement in Macau thanks to new properties success, transportation infrastructure improvements
23 Nov

Experts say Hokkaido may not get an IR

According to experts, Hokkaido won’t win an IR bid to build an integrated resort with a casino if they choose Rusutsu as candidate.   The casino industry is getting closer to Japan and several regions are getting ready to push for an integrated resorts. However, experts are already ruling Hokkaido out as the government wouldn’t
23 Nov

Bwin goes live in Russia

GVC Holdings’ online sports betting brand Bwin has officially launched its service offering in Russia.   In a statement on its website, Bwin Russia said it is now taking bets on Russian territory, having previously delayed the launch of the platform from September to mid-November. The launch comes as the result of a partnership between GVC and
22 Nov

Monster Byte partners with Aidos

B2B gaming firm Monster Byte Inc. and ultra-decentralized financial solution company Aidos have signed a deal to create synergy between the two tech companies in their respective expertise. The cooperation presents immediate value to both parties, with Monster Byte looking to leverage on the Aidos Kuneen (ADK) ecosystem which features a fully scalable, decentralised, anonymous
22 Nov

Sportradar mobile app supports AFC in fight against match-fixing

Sportradar has linked up with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to launch a mobile application to help tackle match-fixing.   The application will enable fans, players and officials to report suspicious activities or provide information concerning match-fixing or corruption to the AFC Integrity Unit. The Sportradar-powered mobile app, which is free to download, has been
22 Nov

Mississippi discussed lottery plans

The state’s committee held its last meeting to discuss if a lottery in Mississippi would be profitable.   The committee that has been studying the possibility of bringing a lottery to Mississippi held its last meeting last Thursday. According to estimations made by a state econimist, a lottery would eventually bring between US$82 and US$94
22 Nov

Nevada rejects casino proposal

The Nevada Gaming Commission rejected a casino proposal last week.   The most famous gaming state in America, Nevada, host of international casino hub Las Vegas, has rejected a company’s proposal to develop the local casino market. The project was rejected by the Nevada Gaming Commission, which used for the first time a new law
22 Nov

Exclusive Interview with Iryna Sergienko, CEO of the Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association

Iryna is the CEO of the Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association since August 2016 and also a Board Member of the All-Ukrainian Union for bookmaking development from 2014 As an Attorney at Law, her specialization includes gambling, IT – business and sports law. A member of the Interagency Working Group for consideration and resolution of problematic issues
21 Nov

MintBet Partners with Income Access

Irish online sports-betting brand to integrate with the Income Access Network for launch of its new affiliate programme   MintBet, the online sports-betting and casino brand operated by the Ireland-headquartered iGaming and retail betting operator McBride Racing Ltd., has announced a partnership with Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing technology and services provider. Under the deal, the
21 Nov

Authentic Gaming launches live dealer format

Authentic Gaming has launched a live game format that allows online players to access dedicated tables in studio environments located on the floors of real land-based casinos. Casino Floor Live Studio combines the ambience and buzzing atmosphere of land-based gaming floors with dedicated online only dealers. Unlike other live dealer studios located in land-based casinos,
21 Nov

NBA lawyer in favor of sports betting

The official said that sports betting in the United States should be legal and regulated.   NBA VP and assistant general counsel Dan Spillane said during a panel at the Sports Betting USA Conference in New York that the NBA has plans to lobby Congress for federal changes and regulations to betting law regardless of
21 Nov

Betsoft’s STAMPEDE Rumbles onto the Scene

Prepare for an unforgettable experience with STAMPEDE, the latest blockbuster from Betsoft Gaming’s new Classic Slots collection. This game transports players to the windswept African savannah, home to majestic elephant families, herds of zebra and gazelle, and more. STAMPEDE will showcase an expanded spread of reels that enable a staggering 1,024 ways to win. The
21 Nov

Danske Spil migrates to Scientific Games

Danish state-owned operator Danske Spil has migrated to a new gaming system supplied by Scientific Games.   The conversion from the Danish Lottery’s legacy system to the new system went live earlier this year and will support Danske Spil’s multi-channel environment. Scientific Games will also provide 24-hour a day systems’ operations from fully redundant European
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