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    • 18 March 2019

      NetEnt Obtains Pennsylvania License

      NetEnt has recently announced that its subsidiary, NetEnt Americas LLC, has been given a conditional license so that the company can distribute its extensive portfolio of games to the newly regulated Pennsylvania market. NetEnt Expanding Its United States Reach NetEnt has already been granted a full license to operate in the state of New Jersey.

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    • 16 March 2019

      SoftSwiss Platform Inks Deal for Quickspin Integration

      A lot of players are aware that a small selection of titles provided by Quickspin have been made available on the Microgaming Quickfire platform, but the fact of the matter is that their remaining portfolio has been a bit difficult to access overall. However, thanks to a recent content distribution deal they have made with SoftSwiss, players will have no problem getting in on the action with everything that Quickspin has to offer. Details on This New Deal

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    • 03 March 2019

      Yggdrasil Partners With AvatarUX Via YGS Masters

      Yggdrasil Gaming has announced that the company will be adding a fourth independent gaming studio to its portfolio via the Yggdrasil Game Server Masters program. The YGS Masters program is already home to Rabcat, Fantasma Games and Northern Lights. The YGS Masters program seeks out independent studios that are in line with Yggdrasil's vision and allows them to grow and expand under the authority of the Yggdrasil name.

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    • 03 March 2019

      Habanero Releases Exciting New Jackpot System

      Habanero has announced the release of an exciting and fresh jackpot system called Jackpot Race. This patent-pending feature allows players to compete amongst themselves for a chance at a variety of cash prizes. What Jackpot Race Brings to the Table Jackpot Race is unlike other progressive or traditional jackpot schemes that players are used to seeing.

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    • 02 March 2019

      Yggdrasil Wins Innovator of the Year For a Third Time

      Once again, Yggdrasil Gaming has proven that they have earned the right to call themselves the innovators and game changers of the online casino industry. The company has been given the prestigious Innovator of the Year award for the third year in a row. How Yggdrasil Took Home the Title Several factors worked together in Yggdrasil's favor this year. First, the judges were highly impressed by the company's open platform initiative, Yggdrasil Game Server, or YGS, Masters.

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    • 21 February 2019

      New Perfect Blackjack Live Dealer Game Launched by NetEnt

      Net Entertainment has generally been known for their online slots. However, they also have a strong live dealer casino platform that they run, and it's one of the most competitive in the industry. They've recently announced a new title for that platform by way of Perfect Blackjack, and while it's uncommon to see new table games presented in general, this game brings something that most players will probably have never seen before in the blackjack environment.

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    • 20 February 2019

      Microgaming Breaks €1 Billion Total Paid in Progressive Jackpots

      It's no secret that Microgaming has the most popular network of progressive online slots in the world. Their flagship progressive Mega Moolah currently holds the world record for the largest win online (which it achieved by breaking its own record, again), and they have plenty of titles that pay out a minimum of €1 million for the top jackpot prize. However, their network as a whole has achieved a big milestone by having paid out over €1 billion in total winnings.

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    • 20 February 2019

      Rights to Conan Brand Secured by NetEnt for Future Slots

      Net Entertainment has a great reputation when it comes to branded slots. They produce some of their best work based around ideas and concepts that come from popular brands in various types of media, and a recent deal shows that they will be doing it again sooner rather than later. It's been announced that they have secured the right to the Conan character and brand, and they will be using it to produce online slots in the future. What's Included in This Deal

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    • 15 February 2019

      Evolution Gaming Signs New Jersey Deal With DraftKings

      Any new deal that adds games to what's available in any of the US states that allow online gambling will be important because the market is still pretty fresh. More live dealer games are coming soon from Evolution Gaming as the result of a recent deal that has them partnering up with DraftKings in New Jersey. DraftKings Expands Into Sports Betting DraftKings, generally known for their fantasy sports product in eight countries, launched a sportsbook in New Jersey back in August.

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    • 08 February 2019

      iSoftBet Debuts New 'In-Game' Gamification Tool and Platform

      iSoftBet is known primarily for their high-end online slots and the fact that they have games at a ton of solid online casinos thanks to their distribution deal with the Microgaming Quickfire platform. However, they also have their own software called the GAP or Gaming Aggregation Platform, and they've added a tool to that platform that will allow for a high level of customizable experiences by operators. Introducing 'In-Game'

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    • 29 January 2019

      Pragmatic Play Showing Live Dealer Games at ICE Totally Gaming

      One of the more interesting sectors or sub-genres of the online casino world is that of the live dealer games. These games allow individuals to play with a real dealer in real-time games for some of the most popular table games ever offered. Pragmatic Play has announced that they are unveiling their own selection of games in this genre at the ICE Totally Gaming event from February 5 through February 7, 2018. Making Their Debut

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    • 29 January 2019

      Crypto Sandbox Framework Phase One Started by MGA

      The Malta Gaming Authority has started the first phase of their sandbox framework for crypto. This part of the project is expected to run for 10 months, and they will be accepting applications during this time. The applications are for what they're calling the usage of Distributed Ledger Technology Assets, which is another way of saying the blockchain technology that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are based on. What to Expect During This Time

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    • 13 January 2019

      Ezugi Purchase by Evolution Gaming is Complete

      Evolution Gaming is very clearly the number one live dealer casino games provider in the world, and there has been a lot of talk of them buying out Ezugi for a while. Ezugi is an important competitor, and it's become apparent that this deal to purchase them has finally come through and is finalized. Details on This Sizable Deal A cash amount has been decided on for the purchase and has largely been carried out already.

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    • 09 January 2019

      United Kingdom License Awarded to Red Rake Gaming

      A license in the United Kingdom is one of the most important things that a casino software company can have. They are known for being one of the strictest jurisdictions out there, and they hold developers and operators accountable on a level like virtually no other. This is why it's such a big deal that Red Rake Gaming has received their license to operated in the UK. Batches of Games

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    • 30 December 2018

      Gambling Taxes in Italy See Big Jump, Playtech's Earnings Fall

      The taxes that gambling operators and software companies have to pay in a given jurisdiction are one of its biggest expenses. This means that even a relatively small shift in those rates can cause some major changes in what can be expected for business. This has recently been the case in Italy where their Senate has been working on a proposed budget for the following fiscal year, and this budget includes some unexpected increases to the taxes on gambling businesses.

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    • 23 December 2018

      Spanish License Application in for Gaming Innovation Group

      Gaming Innovation Group has announced their application for a license to operate in Spain. They're looking to make an entrance into the Spanish market in 2019 with this application, and there's very little doubt that it will be granted. This is a pretty significant move for the company as they expand and get their offering in front of new players. About the Spanish Market

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    • 23 December 2018

      Cherry AB Receives Eight Licenses for Swedish Online Gambling

      The Swedish Gambling Authority has been processing applications over the past several weeks for its upcoming regulated market that starts on January 1, 2019. This is a pretty big deal for online gambling in Europe as a whole, and Cherry AB has put themselves into a strong position with eight difference licenses being granted for operating brands within Sweden's borders in the new year as a part of this newly regulated jurisdiction. Size of the Swedish Market

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    • 17 December 2018

      MRG Receives Two Swedish Licenses for Evoke Gaming and Mr Green

      On January 1, 2019, the regulated online gambling jurisdiction in Sweden will be fully operational for the first time. As such, the awarding of licenses for the jurisdiction has been going on and has made a lot of news. MRG is the latest name to be included in that as they have been granted two licenses for the upcoming regulated market. One of those is tied to their Mr Green brand. What This Means for Evoke Gaming

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    • 17 December 2018

      LeoVegas Seeking Spain Market Entry for 2019

      To really expand in today's modern era of online casinos, companies have to enter various regulated markets. This gives them access to more players, but it also puts them in a position where they have to adhere to different sets of rules determined by different regulatory bodies. LeoVegas is looking to answer this challenge by applying for a license to operate in Spain with a target of the first quarter of 2019 for a launch date. Coming Off the Heels of the Swedish License

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    • 06 December 2018

      Red Rake Gaming Launches Blackjack Selection

      In today's online casino industry, slots get most of the attention. This is in part because they make up the majority of the game selection available at any given site. Along these lines, it's a big deal when a company primarily known as a slot producer switches over into the table games space. This is the case with the recent announcement by Red Rake Gaming that they have launched a set of seven styles of blackjack games. Details on This Offering

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    • 04 December 2018

      Bede Gaming Announces 2018 as Best Year Yet

      A big announcement has come from Bede Gaming recently. They have announced that 2018 is officially their best year ever, and it comes after months of consistent growth and great deals that have put them in a more influential position than ever before. This is the kind of thing that a company in this industry definitely has reason to celebrate. The Heels of Big Agreements

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    • 04 December 2018

      LeoVegas Receives License to Operate in Sweden

      Sweden has been moving along the process of awarding licenses to operate in the country, and LeoVegas has become one of the first names to receive one. We think that's a pretty cool thing for Swedish players because LeoVegas is known for offering a great product and awesome service, so it's no surprise that they were one of the first choices from the Swedish Gambling Authority. When This License Takes Effect

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    • 03 December 2018

      Swedish Gambling License Scored by Kindred Group

      Kindred Group, previously known as Unibet Group, has received their license to operate online in the Swedish market. This comes after their application was accepted and license was granted by the Swedish Gambling Authority, otherwise known as the SGA for short. This means they will be able to start offering their games inside of the country starting on January 1, 2019. The Importance of This Expansion

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    • 01 December 2018

      Malta and Alderney Licenses Gained by Red Tiger

      Licensing is extremely important in the online casino world because there is no international level of standards that are applied across what is definitely a global industry. The closest we have right now are regulatory bodies and the reputations they have individually. Red Tiger Gaming recently increased their value by getting licensed by two important jurisdictions: Malta and Alderney. About These Licenses

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    • 27 November 2018

      Microgaming Inks Switch Studios Deal for Table Games

      For around a decade, the gold standard for table games in the online casino world has been Microgaming's "Gold Series" line. While these titles were on the cutting edge when they were developed, and while they still hold up well now, they are several years old to say the least. This is one of the reasons why they have signed an exclusive agreement with Switch Studios for the purposes of providing high-quality table games with the goal of shaking up the entire industry.

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    • 26 November 2018

      NetEnt Makes Live Dealer Debut in Denmark

      Net Entertainment has been on the strategic path to expanding its market share for years, and we're seeing that once again in Denmark. Their live dealer games will be available in this country as a part of a new deal, and we're sure that everyone involved is very happy about the outcome. Details on This Deal By pairing with Mr Green Casino, Danish players will be able to experience NetEnt's selection of live dealer tables online.

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    • 25 November 2018

      Yggdrasil Unveils Exclusive Time Travel Tigers Slot

      The latest release by Yggdrasil Gaming is sure to turn heads. It's the Time Travel Tigers video slot, and it brings a ton of action with a band of super heroes that have come together from a variety of different time periods. The Story Behind the Game You can't just say that a slot is about time-traveling tigers without some kind of story, and there's a good one here. Dr. Tigerstein is the leader of this crew, and he's a scientist who figured out how to go through time.

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    • 25 November 2018

      ISO Certification Awarded to Red Tiger Gaming

      Privacy is a pretty big deal in the news online virtually always because it can seem like there's some big privacy breach just right around the corner all the time. Red Tiger Gaming has set themselves up to avoid this type of embarrassment with their ISO 27001 certification, which is set up to help protect customer data. How This Certification Works

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    • 23 November 2018

      Rabcat Releasing New Crystal Rift Online Slot

      The latest release on the Microgaming Quickfire platform is produced by Rabcat. This game is the Crystal Rift slot, and it brings the level of innovation to the table that players who are familiar with Rabcat's work probably will not be surprised by. Crystal Rift's Wild Grids One of the main features that players will love is the wild grid feature, which is something that hasn't really been done before in a slot.

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    • 22 November 2018

      Foxium Releases New Astro Legends Video Slot

      Foxium is a producer of online slots known for making games of a particularly high quality. Their latest release comes in the form of Astro Legends: Lyra and Erion, a game that takes place across the cosmos as a famous intergalactic band member is out to save the galaxy. What This Game Brings to the Table Astro Legends does not use a typical format.

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