News

  • 03 January 2015

    1x2 Gaming Releases New Slot “Gods of Olympus”

    Internet gambling software 1×2 Gaming has released its newest video slot “Gods of Olympus”.Gods of Olympus is a 5 reel, 20 payline video slot that features an Ancient Greek theme as well as various slot features such as Free Spins, Win Multipliers, and a progressive jackpot that can be won. The game is being presented in Flash format, but an HTML5 version is also in the works.

    Read full article
  • 22 December 2014

    Microgaming to Release “Big Kahuna” Mobile Slot

    Online gambling software company Microgaming has announced that they are planning to release a mobile version of their “Big Kahuna” slot early next year.Big Kahuna is a 5 reel slot with a jungle theme and filled with features such as Scatters and Wilds. The game is set to be compatible with Android, Apple, Windows, and Blackberry devices.

    Read full article
  • 22 December 2014

    Isle of Man to Grant Relief to Gaming Operators

    The Isle of Man has announced that it will be granting a bit of tax relief to operators serving the UK gaming market by allowing them to claim Double Duty Relief in order to avoid being double taxed on gaming operations.The move is meant to ease the transition of gaming operators, who are now subject to taxation in the UK should they service punters there.

    Read full article
  • 18 December 2014

    Yggdrasil Releases New Slot Draglings

    Malta based internet gambling software Yggdrasil Gaming has announced the release of their newest video slot “Draglings”, which is now live at casinos offering the developer’s games.Draglings is a 5 reel, 20 payline game that pays out left to right and right to left. The Mystical theme is supplanted with bonus features such as Free Spins, Expanding Wilds, Spreading Wilds, Special Wilds, and Traditional Wilds.

    Read full article
  • 18 December 2014

    Russian Government Cracks Down on Gambling

    The Russian parliament has decided to begin cracking down more on illegal gambling in the country, instituting severe punishments on establishments that offer illegal bets. To date the country has mainly focused on busting up large operations, but the country’s government has recently passed a law which will penalize online and mobile operators for conducting illicit gaming activities. Fines can range up to 1 million roubles and carry a prison sentence of up to 2 years.

    Read full article
  • 18 December 2014

    DDos Attack Postpones America’s Cardroom Tournament

    An attack by a hacker group disrupted an America’s Cardroom poker tournament this week, causing the company to cancel its Winning Millions tournament until February.The issues arose when hackers deployed a Distributed Denial of Service attack on America’s Cardroom, which flooded the site with false traffic, taking the tournament offline in the process.

    Read full article
  • 16 December 2014

    Vera&John Leaves Canada

    Internet casino Vera&John has announced that it is leaving the Canadian betting market with immediate effect, surprising the players and affiliates who supported the casino.The announcement was made in an email to players and affiliates, notifying them of the closure but reassuring them that all money owed will be paid in full.

    Read full article
  • 13 December 2014

    Gambling Addict Has 440,000 Euro Debt Wiped Out

    A habitual problem gambler has won a court case in Austria against developer Novomatic, which will see his 440,000 Euro debt to the gaming company wiped out. The gambler won the case after a psychiatric evaluation revealed that the man had a gambling problem, and that his weakness was exploited by Novomatic placing slot machines outside of actual gambling establishments. The gambler had racked up debts of 800,000 Euros in the past, although the win will undoutedly wipe out a good portion of that.

    Read full article
  • 13 December 2014

    SkillOnNet Adds Evolution Live Games

    Internet gambling platform company SkillOnNet has announced that it has signed a deal with Live Dealer developer Evolution Gaming, and will offer their games as a result.As a result of the deal Evolution’s Live Dealer games will be available as an option for SkillOnNet’s clients to choose for their betting games. All of Evolution’s games are included in the deal.

    Read full article
  • 13 December 2014

    Net Entertainment's The Invisble Man Slot Goes Live

    Months after it teased its The Invisible Man slot, Net Entertainment has released the game to its casino partners.The 5 reel game is based on the Universal monster movie from 1933, and sees punters testing their luck on the 20 paylines. Features in the game include Free Spins, Wilds, Re-Spins, and two bonus rounds “Griffin’s Rage” and “Police Spins”. Players looking to test the game can do so at any casino offering Net Entertainment’s gaming library.

    Read full article
  • 13 December 2014

    Restoration of America's Wire Act Fails in Congress

    US politicians have declined to attach the Restoration of America’s Wire Act to the CRomnibus spending bill, which will be used to fund the government next year.There had been widespread speculation that House Republicans would attach the bill in an attempt to appease gambling magnate Sheldon Adelson, who donated heavily to their campaigns this year. Fortunately, that speculation turned out to be false, and it appears that the RAWA will not be discussed until next year at the earliest.

    Read full article
  • 13 December 2014

    Microgaming Teases Upcoming Slot "Gung Pow"

    Internet gambling software company Microgaming has announced that they will be releasing a new slot next month called “Gun Pow”, which features a Chinese New Year theme.Gung Pow is a 5 reel, 243 Ways to Win video slot that includes Free Spins, Wild Symbols, and wins of up to 90,000 credits.

    Read full article
  • 10 December 2014

    Casino Saga Adds Play’n GO Games

    Interactive online betting site Casino Saga has announced that it has signed a content supply deal with gambling software developer Play’n GO, and will offer their games as a result. Casino Saga is a Malta licensed online casino that includes RPG elements and leveling systems, and will add Play’n GO games to its library. Games making the transition include Gemix, Crazy Cows, Golden Ticket, and more.

    Read full article
  • 10 December 2014

    BetEasy and Crown Resorts in Sportsbetting Agreement

    Australian land casino firm Crown Resorts has announced that it has signed a deal with online sportsbetting firm BetEasy to help develop its online sportsbetting presence. Details on the deal have not been made available by either firm, but the deal is certainly a coup for BetEasy, which was purchased earlier this year and beat out several larger companies such as Sportsbet, William Hill, and TAB to secure the bid.

    Read full article
  • 07 December 2014

    Chinese Lawmaker Believes Macau Needs to Diversify

    The Chairman of China’s Basic Law Committee Li Fei has told the media that he believes Macau’s economy is too dependent on gambling and is at risk of suffering hardship due to political events on the mainland. Speaking to the press Fei said, “One must not focus on economic growth and tax revenue alone when looking at Macau’s overall well-being, given the close connection between its economy, especially the gaming sector, and the [Chinese] mainland.

    Read full article
  • 05 December 2014

    Isle of Man Responds to UK Online Gambling Tax Changes

    The head of the Isle of Man’s online gambling regulatory body has voiced his opinion on the UK’s point of consumption tax for online gambling, saying it will have little impact on businesses based on the Isle. Peter Greenhill said that most of the players using companies based in the Isle of Man are from outside of the UK, meaning that there will be little impact on the operators present.

    Read full article
  • 05 December 2014

    Microgaming Releases Game of Thrones Slot

    Isle of Man based gambling software Microgaming has announced that it has launched an online slot based on the HBO hit television series Game of Thrones. The game is a 5 reel, 243 Ways to win video slot that features Free Spins, Win Multipliers, Wild Symbols, and more. Bonus features are based on the four Houses in the show, and are slightly different as a result.

    Read full article
  • 27 November 2014

    Yggdrasil Gaming to Provide Games to Casino Room

    Online casino software Yggdrasil Gaming has announced that it has signed a content supply deal with operator Casino Room, and will provide its games as a result.As a result of the deal Casino Room will get all of Yggdrasil’s games, which include Winterberries, Jokerizer, Casino Zeppelin, and more.Commenting on the deal Yggdrasil Gaming CEO Fredrik Elmqvist said, “Gamification is absolutely essential in today’s online casino marketplace.

    Read full article
  • 27 November 2014

    Miami Club Now Available on Mobile Devices

    Internet casino Miami Club has announced that it has developed a mobile site that makes the casino playable on smartphones and tablets.The WGS powered casino has ported over a series of their slots and table games to the mobile site, which can be played on Apple, Android, and Windows devices.

    Read full article
  • 25 November 2014

    Net Entertainment Releases New Slot “Cosmic Fortune”

    Swedish online gambling software Net Entertainment has announced that it has released its newest video slot “Cosmic Fortune” into the wild. Cosmic Fortune appears to be heavily influenced on the classic arcade game “Space Invaders” and features 5 reels and 15 paylines and contains Free Spins, an Avalanche Feature, Wild Substitutions and two bonus features, one of which can allow for punters to win one of five progressive jackpots.

    Read full article
  • 25 November 2014

    YouTube Begins Banning Sites Featuring Gambling Content

    Internet video site YouTube has quietly changed their terms and conditions to prohibit gambling content and has begun closing channels that offer slot related videos.Popular gaming channels on YouTube such as Latest Casino Bonuses and Gamingslots have already had their channels shuttered, with no advance notice going out to site administrators which has caused a stir on the various affiliate forums that deal with such matters.

    Read full article
  • 21 November 2014

    SkillOnNet Will Add Net Ent Games

    Online gaming platform SkillOnNet has announced that it has signed a content supply deal with Net Entertainment and will now provide the Swedish developer’s games as a result.The deal is good for multiple years, and will see Net Entertainment’s gaming offerings expand SkillOnNet’s library, which also carries games from NextGen Gaming, Amaya, and WMS.

    Read full article
  • 21 November 2014

    Woman Wins $207,000 Slotland Jackpot

    A woman at Slotland Casino has won a nice $207,000 jackpot when she hit the winning combination on one of the casino’s proprietary slots. The big winner’s name is Carol S., who ended up hitting the winning combination. She was playing the Treasure Island slot when she hit the progressive prize.What does a six-figure slot winner do with her winnings? Carol S. says that she plans to take a few vacations to escape the cold, and will also pay off her debt and renovate her kitchen.

    Read full article
  • 19 November 2014

    Bitcoin Casino "CoinGaming" Signs Content Deal with Play'n Go

    Bitcoin internet casino platform CoinGaming has announced that it has signed a content supply deal with game developer Play’n Go, and will provide the company’s slots to its customers. CoinGaming will now have the ability to add Play’n Go’s full software suite of 70 slots, table games, and video poker games which include the latest titles such as Merry Xmas, Crazy Cows, and Pearls of India. The games will be available on the casino’s desktop and mobile platforms.

    Read full article
  • 19 November 2014

    Mr Green Adds Games From Edict Gaming

    Online casino Mr Green has announced that it has signeda deal with Edict Gaming and will be releasing the developer’s games within its casino as a result.Because of the deal Mr Green will have access to Merkur slots, which will be delivered to Mr Green through the Edict application package. The initial games making the transition include Magic Mirror, Double Triple Chance, and 211B Baker Street.

    Read full article
  • 19 November 2014

    Microgaming to Supply Rabcat Slots

    Isle of Man based online gambling software Microgaming has announced that it has signed a deal with Rabcat and will be the sole supplier of the company’s games.As a result of the deal Microgaming will have Rabcat’s games made available on its gaming platforms, which includes the instant play Quickfire and downloadable versions of the Microgaming software. The agreement is an extension of one that the two firms began in 2012, when Rabcat first became a Microgaming partner.

    Read full article
  • 14 November 2014

    Thunderkick to Release New Slot “Flux”

    Internet gaming software designer Thunderkick has announced that it will be releasing its newest video slot “Flux” to partner casinos this week.Flux is a 5 reel, 15 payline slot that features Free Spins with three different options as well as Scatter Symbols and Wilds. In terms of presentation, Flux contains a theme complete with dazzling crystals, which dazzle as they award big wins.Flux is due for release this week, but a demo has gone live on Thunderkick’s website.

    Read full article
  • 14 November 2014

    Mobile Punter Wins Mega Moolah Jackpot at Golden Tiger Casino

    Earlier this week a punter at Golden Tiger Casino won a massive $3.39 million jackpot when she hit the winning combination while playing Microgaming’s Mega Moolah slot.The winner is known as I.R., and she struck the win while playing the slot on her mobile device. The staggering win is the largest ever for the casino on a mobile phone, and the third Mega Moolah jackpot win in excess of a million dollars at this casino.Commenting on her win I.R.

    Read full article
  • 07 November 2014

    South African Gaming Officials Refute Corruption Charges

    The Chairwoman of the South African National Gambling Board has spoken out against allegations of corruption that caused her and many of her colleagues to be suspended pending a government investigation.Writing a piece in the Business Day newspaper Linda De Vries said that the suspensions came after her board refused to appoint Tumelo Baleni to a position within the board.

    Read full article
  • 30 October 2014

    Microgaming Previews Game of Thrones Slot

    Isle of Man based betting software group Microgaming has announced that it will be releasing a Game of Thrones slot in December, releasing details and a video preview of the title.Game of Thrones will be a 5 reel, 15 payline slot (with the option of switching to 243 ways to win) that will contain Free Spins, Wild Symbols, an Win Multipliers as well as limited footage from the hit television show.

    Read full article