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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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    • 22 November 2018

      Ezugi Seeing Purchase by Evolution Gaming

      In an interesting deal that will have some serious ramifications in the live dealer casino market, the top name in the sector is buying out a key competitor. This comes as Evolution Gaming finishes up a deal that will have them completely own Ezugi, another company that offers live dealer tables online. Importance of the Deal Evolution gets a few things from this deal. First and foremost, they take out a key competitor.

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    • 19 November 2018

      Tiger's Glory Slot Sees Release From Quickspin

      Something we've seen a lot from a variety of software providers over the years is that video slots based around older cultures and civilizations get a lot of interest. Quickspin has taken advantage of this with their most recent title Tiger's Glory. Enter the Arena The gladiator arena is where this takes place on a huge format with four rows of symbols and thousands of ways to win on each spin with an all-ways format.

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    • 06 November 2018

      GiG Games Makes Rehosting Partnership With Join Games

      Getting into different regulated markets is an interesting task over the past several years thanks to big changes in how the online gambling industry is handled. In a recent deal, GiG Games has set things up so that they can start to penetrate the Italian and Latin American markets thanks to a partnership with Join Games. How This Deal Works The main idea behind this deal is that Join Games is going to act as a sort of rehosting service for the titles offered by GiG Games.

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    • 06 November 2018

      Habanero Systems Signs Distribution Agreement With Bede Gaming

      Content distribution deals are a big part of the way that the current state of the online casino industry is structured. A newer deal has seen Bede Gaming take on Habanero Systems as a content partner for their PLAY platform. That means that all of Habanero's titles will be available on the Bede platform from here moving forward. What the PLAY Platform Offers

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    • 04 November 2018

      Play'n GO to Release New Dragon Maiden Slot

      Dragon Maiden, the latest video slot release from Play'n Go, is a fiery, medieval game centered around Geneth, the titular Dragon Maiden, and her mighty dragon. About Dragon Maiden As mentioned above, the game is based around Geneth, the beautiful and mysterious Dragon Maiden with flaming eyes and flowing hair. She and her fire-breathing dragon are the keys to landing huge payouts in this slot. Dragon Maiden has five reels and three rows, and wins pay out from left to right.

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    • 04 November 2018

      Push Gaming's Fat Santa Debuts in Late November

      Keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, Push Gaming is going to be releasing an adorably festive new slot called Fat Santa on November 27, 2018. This new game will be packed full of holiday treats and generous wins that will appeal to anyone wishing to indulge in the season. About Fat Santa This bright and merry game features five reels, five rows and 50 pay lines. All of the symbols are festive and fun, and the game performs beautifully on both desktop and mobile.

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    • 03 November 2018

      Maya Latest Slot Release by Red Rake Gaming

      Spanish online casino game developer Red Rake Gaming has launched its latest 3D slot game, Maya. The beautiful graphics, detailed backgrounds and immersive sound effects make this a truly stand-out title for the developer. Maya is Packed With Great Features From the beginning, players will feel as though they've been transported to an ancient Mayan civilization. The game has packed plenty of action and adventure into its five reel, three line format.

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    • 03 November 2018

      Aspire Global Goes Live With Microgaming Bingo in Denmark

      Aspire Global, one of the industry leaders in supplying online gaming platform solutions, has just announced that it will be offering players in its Denmark market access to Microgaming's extensive bingo content. The Malta-based company has been supplying top-tier gaming solutions to operators in regulated markets across the world since 2005, and it became one of Microgaming's key customers in 2016. Going live with the Microgaming bingo content is another step in the right direction for Aspire.

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    • 02 November 2018

      Evolution Gaming's Lightning Roulette Voted Game of the Year

      Evolution Gaming, one of the foremost names in the live casino niche, has recently received another award for its wildly popular Lightning Roulette title, which is a unique variation on the classic game ofroulette. The company edged out 10 other gaming studios to win the Game of the Year award at EGR's 2018 Operator Awards ceremony. What This Award Means For Evolution Gaming's Future

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    • 02 November 2018

      Evolution Gaming Launches Infinite Blackjack

      Infinite Blackjack is an innovative and unique new offering from the industry-leading live dealer software company Evolution Gaming. The title offers a scalable live blackjack setting that allows for an unlimited number of online players to sit at the same table. Traditionally, blackjack tables will only seat seven players at a time, and most live casino offerings adhere to this rule as well. The Exciting Innovation of Infinite Blackjack

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    • 26 October 2018

      Yggdrasil Signs New Agreement With Fantasma Games

      Content distribution deals are a pretty important part of the overall online casino industry, particularly in the slots space. This allows smaller companies to attach themselves to the platform of larger developers so that their titles get exposure to a larger range of players. A recent deal like this will have Yggdrasil Gaming hosting Fantasma Games slots as a part of their YGS Masters program. Details on This Deal With Fantasma Here's how this deal is going to work.

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    • 26 October 2018

      NetEnt Has Double Slot Launch With Wild Bazaar and Halloween Jack

      Net Entertainment has decided to unleash a pair of new games at the same time just before the spookiest time of the year. These games represent the cutting edge of their regular release schedule, and it's a big part of how they're building momentum towards the end of the year so that they can start off 2019 on a strong foot. Two New Titles The first new game is Halloween Jack.

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