• Gambling News

    • 14 November 2017

      Bovada Casino Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash

      In the war over control of the hearts and minds of cryptocurrency users, Bovada Casino has positioned itself firmly in support of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) by offering the blockchain based currency as a banking option for depositing customers. The Bitcoin variant is seen as having lower transaction fees and faster processing times than Bitcoin (BTC). BCH was created in a hard fork of the Bitcoin currency that occurred on August 1, 2017.

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    • 14 November 2017

      Betzest Adds We Are Casino to Star-studded Lineup

      Betzest, the highly anticipated sports betting and casino site expected to launch soon have agreed on a deal to distribute HTML5 games from We Are Casino, a Portuguese company headquartered in Curacao. Deal Includes Gamification Tools The company, founded in 2015, will see its entire portfolio of content launched with Betzest joining industry giants NetEnt, Microgaming, Yggdrasil, and Play'n GO.

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    • 12 November 2017

      R. Franco Digital to showcase at SiGMA

      The Malta Fairs & Conventions Centre (MFCC) in Ta’ Qali will see Spanish company, R. Franco Digital highlighting their experience in the European and Latin American markets when the 2017 SiGMA trade show kicks off for four days beginning on November 22. 360-Degree Solutions The company provides gaming solutions for retail and online operators with a complete package that includes a delivery platform, games, and operational services along with an optional retail component.

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    • 11 November 2017

      Bede Gaming Honored on Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

      Bede Gaming was recently recognized by the Sunday Times in London as one of Britain’s fastest growing companies in the technology, media, and telecoms (TMT) sector. An awards dinner was held Tuesday night to recognize the emerging concerns and Bede placed at number 76 on this year's league table. The 100 companies combined turnover for the year was £2.9bn showing a marked increase from 2001 numbers of £414m.

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    • 07 November 2017

      NYX OGS to Integrate GAMING1 Content

      On Monday it was announced that Belguim-based GAMING1 had inked a deal with Scientific Games' subsidiary NYX that will facilitate the release of the company's games portfolio over the NYX OGS™ (Open Gaming System). The HTML5 Content, including four table games and 15 slots will be integrated into the OGS making it available to more than 200 operators worldwide in regulated markets soon.

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    • 02 November 2017

      Malaysia Cracking Down on Illegal Gambling; New Law Possible

      Malaysian authorities are making good on their promise to crack down on illegal gambling operators, including online providers. The country's Common Gaming House Act 1953 was created before the advent of online gaming, and although still considered illegal, some operators have found ways to get around the act by using family entertainment center licenses and other means. One politician wants to close any loopholes that might exist. Latest Crackdown

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    • 27 October 2017

      RISQ Ups Jackpot Potential to £25 Million

      The London-based tech company, RISQ have launched an unprecedented insured random number generator platform with scalable jackpots up to £25 million. The framework can be applied to any kind of game including slots, lotteries, instant win, bingo, keno, and even random jackpots or side bets for table games. The insurance-backed solution is not game-specific and can be scaled and tailored to any operator's needs.

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    • 27 October 2017

      Italian Developer Capecod Acquired by Novomatic

      Industry giant Novomatic has acquired Italian online platform and game developer Capecod, who have announced the acquisition also resulted in a brand name change to Capecod Gaming, according to reports from the "100% Made in Italy" company.

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    • 26 October 2017

      LeoVegas Acquires Royal Panda Casino

      LeoVegas AB released their third quarter interim report yesterday and also announced that subsidiary, LeoVegas International Ltd,  has signed an agreement to purchase Royal Panda Casino along with other assets of Malta-based Web Investments Limited for the sum of 60 million euro (about US$70m). The sale is expected to be completed on December 1, 2017.

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    • 25 October 2017

      Red Rake Gaming Joins iSoftBet Game Aggregation Platform

      Red Rake Gaming, a Valencia-based HTML5 slot and software developer has announced an agreement with iSoftBet of London. The strategic deal will see all of Red Rake's video slots and video bingos integrated into the iSoftBet Game Aggregation Platform (GAP) for distribution across regulated online gaming markets in European. Red Rake Gaming's latest game was released under the title Eastern Goddesses in early September.

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    • 24 October 2017

      Foxium Signs Exclusive Deal With Microgaming Quickfire

      It was announced less than a month ago that game developer Foxium had accepted a deal with Velo Partners, giving them access to RNG Foundry assets including distribution, technical resources, and equity investment to move the company's unique product line forward. Today Microgaming Quickfire has announced that Foxium has chosen the company's platform in an exclusive deal brokered by RNG Foundry.

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    • 24 October 2017

      Bede Gaming Adds The Gaming Company's Content to Platform

      Bede Gaming, a UK, and Alderney licensed software supplier to regulated markets headquartered in Newcastle upon-Tyne, has added a great variety of games to their offered portfolio following a just-announced partnership with The Games Company. UK Company Founded in 2012 The Games Company is an independent UK casino game developer founded by Hans Winkelmann and Ian Matthews in 2012 with studio and labs located in Portugal.

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    • 20 October 2017

      Big Data Reined In With Pulse from Beehive BI

      More and more of today's businesses run on data, and nowhere is that truer than the online sector. Tel Aviv business intelligence experts, Beehive have announced the launch of a new BI product for the iGaming industry they are calling Pulse. The company claims that it will transform the way iGaming businesses analyze big data. KPI Dashboards

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    • 11 October 2017

      Slotegrator Announces Microgaming Added to its Single Protocol

      Slotegrator, an online casino games aggregator with offices in Limassol, Cyprus, has announced this week that they will be adding over 400 Microgaming games to their single protocol solution. It's big news for the company that likes to stay at the forefront of industry news with constant new integrations and a presence at almost all Eastern European trade shows and conferences.

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    • 10 October 2017

      Online Players in Mexico to Get NetEnt Games via Caliente

      NetEnt, more well-known for their broad European popularity especially in the Nordic region, continued their global outreach this week by completing a deal with Mexico's Caliente Casinos. Caliente operates land-based and online casinos in Latin America and the NetEnt games will go to their online customers in the regulated Mexican market. NetEnt to Supply Mexican Online Casinos Caliente is the largest online operator in the regulated market.

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    • 05 October 2017

      Colombia's Vicca Group JV's with Belgium's GAMING1 for Casino and Sportsbook

      GAMING1, a Belgian company with offices in Malta, has announced a joint venture with Colombia's Vicca Group that sees the JV's first online casino open for preregistration in the Colombian market. Zamba.co will offer sports betting and casino games. GAMING1 is the first international company to obtain an online gaming license in the country, following the Aquila Global Group securing the first ever license after massive regulatory reforms in 2016. 50/50

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    • 03 October 2017

      Foxium Inks Investment Deal With Velo Partners

      In a deal that will see the game developer, Foxium, gain access to RNG Foundry’s team and network, Foxium has announced that they have accepted an offer for an undisclosed amount of investment capital with one of the UK’s most active gaming investors Velo Partners. Foxium is an innovative game developer with design studios based in Tallin, Estonia. The rapidly growing company also has offices in Sweden. The studio was founded in 2015.

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    • 03 October 2017

      Habanero Games to be Added to Chippy Software Offering

      Whitelabel casino solutions provider, Chippy Software will now have access to Habanero's complete and expanding portfolio of HTML5 online casino slots and table games. Entire Habanero Portfolio Available Habanero announced today that a deal had been concluded that will see their reach expand even further across the online gambling sphere.

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    • 02 October 2017

      CasinoCoin Advisory Board Adds Senior Execs

      Last month it was announced that CasinoCoin (CSC) had relaunched and the Double C Foundation had been created in the Isle of Man to support the development of CasinoCoin. Today we learn that several senior industry professionals have joined the foundation's advisory board. What is CasinoCoin? CasinoCoin is a cryptocurrency, much like Bitcoin, that was created specifically for the online gambling industry.

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    • 29 September 2017

      Bede Gaming Pursuing Future Partnerships

      Leading software giant in the gambling industry, Bede Gaming, has directed its forces on building stronger relationships with key operators, deeply widening the business network and strengthening its position. By working closely with proven casino establishments, the company is due to ensure higher performance ranks and further adjustment of the award-winning gaming platforms. Back-up Approach For Operators

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    • 21 September 2017

      Scientific Games Announces Acquisition of NYX Gaming Group

      Las Vegas-based world lottery and casino gaming giant, Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) has announced it will acquire Canadian gaming group NYX (NASDAQ:NXXYF) for about $632 million which will greatly expand the company's current digital and online gaming portfolio. The sale price was a slight premium on the price of NYX shares yesterday which opened and closed at 0.94 after remaining virtually flat for over a month.

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    • 19 September 2017

      Pragmatic Play continues expansion; Inks deal with Bethard

      Bethard Group will join a growing list of premier names now offering Pragmatic Play's ever-expanding portfolio of online casino games with a just-announced content deal. Both companies are based in Malta. Bethard has four gaming sites; Bethard, SverigeKronan, SverigeCasino, and SuomiVegas and specializes in Sports Betting, Odds, Mobile Games, Live Betting, and online casinos. The company was founded in 2012. Great Games Meet Attractive Operator

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    • 19 September 2017

      Columbia's Wplay.co signs with Microgaming Quickfire

      New online gambling regulations were introduced in Colombia last year. The country's first company to secure an online gaming license was Aquila Global Group, who received their license from the regulator, Coljuegos, in 2017. The company will operate in the Colombian online gambling space as Wplay.co The Wplay has set their sites on signing up 1 million customers over the next three years.

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    • 14 September 2017

      Slotegrator to Give Away Two Tickets to Riga Gaming Congress

      Russian slot aggregator and supplier of games to the world, Slotegrator, has announced a competition that will award two free passes the upcoming Riga Gaming Congress on October 12 in the capital of Latvia. The event will see international delegates converge on the city to explore innovative technologies and network with others in the online and land based casino industry.

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    • 13 September 2017

      Aggregator TGP Takes on Full Habanero Portfolio

      The Gaming Platform (TGP) has inked a deal with Habanero that will see the developer's entire portfolio of HTML5 slots and table games be made available for deployment at all TGP partner casinos. Popular games, including state of the art titles like Fire Rooster, Panda Panda, Jugglenaut, and Bird of Thunder will be available alongside Habanero's recent sensation, The Dead Escape. Habanero Reach Expanded Daniel Long is Head of Sales at Habanero.

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    • 11 September 2017

      Pragmatic Play Continues Global Expansion; Spain, Portugal

      Pragmatic Play announced on Monday that they had secured licenses in both Portugal and the booming Spanish online casino markets. The company's games have been approved for deployment in the countries by their respective regulators; The Spanish Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling (DGOJ) and Portuguese Gambling Inspection and Regulation Service (SRIJ). Part of Worldwide Expansion

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    • 28 August 2017

      Pragmatic Play Signs GVC Distribution Deal

      Distribution deals are an extremely important part of today's online casino industry, and the new signing between GVC and Pragmatic Play is a good example. The latter will have more than 80 of their online slots released on a number of GVC's top brands over the next several weeks as a part of an initial roll-out. Which Brands Are Included? Some of the biggest names in the industry will be getting these games as a result of this deal. This includes brands like PartyCasino and bwin.

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    • 27 August 2017

      Gemtopia Online Slot Now Available at Springbok Casino

      Realtime Gaming has released yet another game this year, and this time it comes in the form of Gemtopia. Springbok Casino is the place to be if you want to check out this game, and they have some solid options to help you get paid if you are a new player there. This is an exciting new game that takes advantage of the popularity of gem-matching titles, and you'll get a ton of action when you play. Two Bonus Features There are two main features in this game.

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    • 24 August 2017

      What is the Internet Gambling Amendment Bill?

      All legal online casino gambling and real money poker play will soon become a thing of the past for Australians. On August 9 the Senate passed The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016. The writing had been on the wall since the bill was introduced on the floor of the House of Representatives of the Australian Federal Parliament on November 10, 2016. The bill amended the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA).  Where did the IGA Amendment Bill Come From?

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    • 18 August 2017

      Slotegrator Welcomes New Partner and Provider - Spinomenal

      Online casino game provider Slotegrator has announced the addition of Spinomenal HTML5 slot games to their already robust line-up on offer to new and existing casinos worldwide. Spinomenal specializes in device-agnostic games that can be played on any platform.  Spinomenal Game Portfolio Spinomenal currently has over 70 games in their portfolio and release new games regularly. In late 2015, the developer released 15 new games in a single month.

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