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  • 06 December 2015

    Sun Bingo Switching to Playtech's Virtue Fusion Software

    When an online gambling operator of any type chooses a software company to work with, it's typically for a long deal. Back in 2008, Sun Bingo relaunched itself using Gamesys software, and this was a pretty big deal at the time. That contract is apparently coming to an end because Sun Bingo has announced that they will be switching players over to the Virtue Fusion platform by Playtech. The Virtue Fusion Product Virtue Fusion is the online bingo product produced by Playtech.

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  • 06 December 2015

    PokerStars Could See Three-Day Boycott in December

    When the Amaya Gaming Group took over PokerStars in mid-2014, players knew that there would be some big changes coming because the acquisition was a part of a nine-figure deal. Changes came very swiftly for PokerStars players, as expected, and they added casino games and eventually brought on the StarsDraft daily fantasy league. They also announced a number of major changes for the rewards program in 2016, and many players have banded together saying that these changes are dishonest.

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  • 06 December 2015

    New NetEnt Content Deal Awarded to SoftSwiss

    This year has been a big one for SoftSwiss, but they're ending 2015 on an even stronger note with a new content deal. This deal will see Net Entertainment titles released on the SoftSwiss platform in another step by SoftSwiss to include third-party developers. This is the largest signing of the sort, and it goes to show that the growth SoftSwiss has seen has not been a fluke because one of the biggest names in the business is willing to work with them.

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  • 06 December 2015

    Certification in the UK Added to iSoftBet's Credentials

    Different jurisdictions hold different weights in the online casino industry. A license in Costa Rica, for example, is generally seen as little more than a rubber stamp, but a license in the United Kingdom is a really big deal. This all comes down to how the different jurisdictions are handled and how much credibility they have in terms of having solid rules that are enforced.

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  • 29 November 2015

    Betsson Affiliate Manager Hit With Money Laundering Charges

    The affiliate portion of the online gambling industry is important to understand as a player because it's supposed to be a mutually-beneficial relationship. The affiliate offers up a lot of helpful information that you can use to find a trustworthy place to play and maximize your chances of winning, and the gambling sites you are referred to give that affiliate a small piece of their profits in exchange for bringing players to their sites.

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  • 29 November 2015

    888 Partners With NYX Gaming for Content

    Different business deals are always going on in the online casino world, but the ones that seem the most important these days are when an established operator adds even more games through a new content deal. That type of arrangement has happened recently as NYX Gaming has seen its NextGen content added to the list of games that 888 has to offer. This is a good deal for both parties.

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  • 29 November 2015

    Yggdrasil Offers Up Nirvana Online Slot

    Mythology is a heavy word for a lot of people, but it's something that online slot providers have used as the inspiration for many of their games. Yggdrasil is no different, and they've recently added a new game called Nirvana that's based around three goddesses. This game is jam-packed with features, and it looks to be one of the biggest releases of the year for this software developer.

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  • 25 November 2015

    Estonian Chanz Casino Has Initial Launch

    One aspect of online casino play that's always been inferior to the land-based product is the social factor. A lot of people go out to play in land-based casinos to meet people and have a good time socially, and that's something that can't really be matched in most online casinos. However, a new site called Chanz Casino in Estonia is looking to buck that trend by taking advantage of how connected everyone is through social networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook.

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  • 25 November 2015

    Daily Fantasy Sports Giant FanDuel Forms Board of Advisors

    A new advisory board has been created for FanDuel, one of the two largest daily fantasy sports companies in the world. The board's express purpose is to help the company develop policy, but it's not hard to see that they're scrambling at this point to get as much positive publicity as possible after the scandals and other hits that the industry has taken in the past couple of months. Who is on the Board This board consists of a number of big names in sports and politics.

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  • 25 November 2015

    Realistic Games and Rank Interactive Sign Content Deal

    New content deals have been happening left and right lately, and there's yet another that affects Realistic Games this time. They've signed a deal that will have a lot of their content featured on the Bede software platform, one of Rank Interactive's key products. This includes all of their new games like the Super Graphics Super Lucky line, Fireworks, 6 Appeal and others. It's a cool deal that gives Realistic Games even more exposure.

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