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  • 22 June 2016

    Casino Forum Conference 2016 hosted in Batumi

    Georgia's night-life and gambling capital Batumi is going to be a hot-spot gathering important industry officials on August 8th 2016. Namely, a world-class business events organizer Smile-Expo hand-picked Batumi as a perfect meeting place for an important Casino Forum Batumi 2016 industry conference.

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  • 20 June 2016

    Evolution Gaming Gets New CFO This Fall

    One of the things that is easy to lose sight of at times is that the online gambling world is still a business at the end of the day, and business deals and employee changes are a part of that. When a major position at a major company changes hands, that's worth sitting back and taking notice because of the implications that it can have on operations as a whole. This is the case with Evolution Gaming changing its Chief Financial Officer this fall.

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  • 18 June 2016

    $135,000 Triple Winner at Rizk Casino

    Earlier this month at Rizk Casino, we saw a big winner in a different way that what we normally see get a lot of attention. One lucky Australian player picked up three sizable wins all during her first few weeks at the casino. This is a great set of payouts for this player, and it shows that individual progressive jackpot wins aren't the only way to end up a six-figure winner. The Three Slot Wins Here's how the wins worked out. She started of picking up $15,000 in her first win.

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  • 16 June 2016

    Four Big Summer BetVictor Casino Promotions

    The summer is one of the times that online casino players often get in on the action a bit more than other times of the year, and that's partially because it's a good way to get out of the heat. However, it's also a good way to spend some of your free time while you're out on a vacation.

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  • 14 June 2016

    Playtech Continues Casual Games Market Push

    Recently, Playtech acquired the company Funtactix. This company was known for creating popular casual games, and they've won several awards for that. Some of the games they have created have been built up on popular brands in the United States like Rocky, Mission: Impossible, Power Rangers and the Hunger Games. Buying this company is all a part of Playtech's plan to get onto the computers and mobile devices of US players within the casual game market.

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  • 12 June 2016

    Maria Casino Hosts Hunt for Happiness Promotion

    Maria Casino carried out an interesting, informal study of 50,000 users on Twitter to find that Holmes Chapel was, according to their metrics, the most bored place in the United Kingdom. Along these lines, they have used Holmes Chapel as the setting for their Hunt for Happiness promotion that players can take part in thanks to Google Maps' street view feature.

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  • 08 June 2016

    Cafe Casino Offers Free $100 Bitcoin Special

    Cafe Casino is one of many online casino sites these days that accept bitcoin as a deposit and withdrawal method. While it has caught on to a large degree because of built-in features like anonymous transactions and a different standard for security than credit cards and electronic wallets, they still want to encourage even more new players to use this banking method.

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  • 30 May 2016

    Intertops Casino Offers $150,000 Treasure World Tour

    Players who are looking to get a bit of value added to their experience should definitely check out what Intertops Casino has going on right now with their $150,000 Treasure World Tour. During this promotion, players can earn up to $500 each week in individual bonuses along with a piece of up to $30,000 in weekly payouts.

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  • 24 May 2016

    New Champions Cup Slot Released by Net Entertainment

    Online slots based around sports have been around for the entire two decades that the online casino industry has been around, but they have gotten more and more in-depth since their first appearances in the mid-1990s. The Champions Cup slot by Net Entertainment is a good example of that, and this new release has a lot to offer even if you don't follow football (soccer) because the gameplay is excellent in and of itself.

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  • 22 May 2016

    ComeOn.com Purchased by Cherry AB

    Business deals happen all the time in every industry, but in the online gambling industry, the way jurisdictions and licensing is handled now means that even more strategy is involved in making purchases and acquisitions. Recently it's been announced that Cherry AB, a Swedish gaming company, has made a deal to purchase 49 percent of ComeOn, a popular brand that includes sites like ComeOn.com. They also have the option to purchase the remaining 51 percent at a later date.

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  • 15 May 2016

    Record Largest Ever Single-Market Loss for Betway Set

    In the sports betting world, the long-shot bet very rarely pays off. For example, when Betway set the line at 2,500:1 at the beginning of the season for Leicester to become the Premier League champions, no one really thought it would be a good bet. However, they managed to pull it off, and now they're stuck with what amounts to their single-largest loss inside of a single market in the history of the brand, which is huge considering they have been around for over 11 years.

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  • 12 May 2016

    New Cafe Casino Launches with RTG Software

    New online casinos always bring a bit of excitement to players because it represents the addition of more options, more competition between sites and more choices for where to play. The newest online casino to launch is Cafe Casino, a site that's running the Realtime Gaming software. They seem to have a pretty good selection of promotions running for new players, so it's clear they're looking to hit the ground running.

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  • 09 May 2016

    All British Casino Relaunches Site and Bonuses

    No matter how good an online casino's design and bonus offers are, they need to be looked at and adjusted over time to avoid growing stale. This is exactly what All British Casino has done lately through changing up their website design and promotional structure for new players. Along these lines, players are going to get a lot of better options for playing here thanks to these changes. New Website Layout The new stylish layout is based on both visual aesthetics and functionality.

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  • 08 May 2016

    Inspired Gaming Inks Deals With Snai and Novomatic

    Content distribution deals are a key part of the current state of the online casino industry. What used to be a wide-open market has become a segmented one thanks to each individual country having their own regulatory body in Europe and other parts of the world, and business strategy has changed to be more about improving market share in individual countries instead of the world as a whole.

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  • 04 May 2016

    New Realistic Games Chief Executive Officer Appointed

    In the online casino world, there are business moves and shuffling of positions that happen pretty often. If an opening comes up for an important post in a company, you can bet that someone who definitely has the qualifications will be available to fill it. This is what's happened with Realistic Games recently when they filled their CEO position. The person to take the spot is definitely qualified to do so, and his accolades and qualifications are downright impressive.

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  • 01 May 2016

    Game360 Platform Vehicle for Italian Expansion for NYX

    In the current online gambling market, each individual country has to handle their own regulations and legislation for how they handle the industry. In Italy, Sisal is one of the largest providers for online gambling services that exists, and getting on their platform instantly means a much larger presence on the scene in that country. This is exactly what NYX Gaming has managed to do with a set of strategic moves.

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  • 29 April 2016

    Vegas Crest Player Lands Big Dream Wheel Jackpot

    Big progressive jackpot wins always get a lot of attention in the online casino world, and the most recent win at Vegas Crest is no exception. A lucky player was able to nail the progressive on the five-reel Dream Wheel video slot to the tune of $149,081.17. This is a life-changing sum of money, and the lucky player decided that she was going to use the money to pay off her bills and fix her house. That sounds like a great use of the money.

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  • 26 April 2016

    Be a Gladiator in Bet365 Bingo's Newest Promotion

    Bet365 is known for having some pretty crazy promotions available all the time on all of their properties, and their online bingo room is no exception. Right now, they are in the middle of a big promotion that's all about giving someone a chance to take a trip to Rome. This promotion has five different levels, and each level has certain guidelines that have to be met before you can advance to the next.

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  • 22 April 2016

    CyberBingo Hosting Big $3,000 Spring Slots Tournament

    CyberBingo is hosting a pretty solid slots tournament that's running right now, and it has a $3,000 prize pool that's just waiting for you. The top 20 players that earn points from playing real money slots between April 4 and April 24 are going to share the $3,000 that's up for grabs, and first place is going to be awarded a monstrous $1,000 top prize.

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  • 15 April 2016

    Magnet Gaming Makes Deal With iSoftBet Platform

    In the online casino software industry, there have been a number of changes over the years, but the main characteristic of the current paradigm is that it's normal to combine games from several different software providers. This gives the smaller developers a chance to get their games out in front of more players, and that's exactly what's happened with Magnet Gaming and iSoftBet.

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  • 12 April 2016

    Bitcoin Now Accepted at Bovada Casino

    One of the main issues that players from the United States have with getting in on the action with an online casino is that making payments and receiving withdrawals can be difficult. Bovada Casino (read more) has built up a great reputation for having solutions for this problem in the form of a great support team who is there to help players go step-by-step in getting their deposits in and in the form of being very reliable when it comes to withdrawals.

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  • 12 April 2016

    Celebrate a Winner With Free Spins at Liberty Slots

    Big winners are an important part of the overall equation for any online casino because it shows that players could end up changing their lives in a single bet. Liberty Slots knows this as much as anybody, and that's why they're really pulling out all the stops when it comes to celebrating a recent win. A woman by the name of Katherine H. was able to take down a win worth $18,800 on the Fat Cat online slot.

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  • 08 April 2016

    Rich Casino Announces Two Big April Promos

    Big promotions are a key part of keeping players happy at any online casino because it shows appreciation while helping players to keep their bankrolls up. A pair of big promotions are happening at Rich Casino (read more) this month which will give you chances to really pad your account balance and get a lot of value that you wouldn't have received otherwise. The $250,000 Showdown The promotions start with the $250,000 Showdown event.

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  • 08 April 2016

    PartyPoker Offering Three Big April Promotions

    PartyPoker is offering up three major promotions during the month of April, and they're happening in the tournament side of things for the most part. It starts with the April 12 $260,000 Guaranteed Fight Night. On Tuesday, you'll see four different events happen at four different buy-ins. These are normally scheduled events with guaranteed prize pools, but the guarantees are getting kicked up by thousands of dollars and are effectively doubled for one night only.

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  • 05 April 2016

    Catena Media Purchases AskGamblers.com Web Portal

    There are certain online casino portals that have gained a tremendous amount of popularity, this being one of them, and sometimes there are big business deals involving these portals that are important to the industry as a whole. AskGamblers.com, one of the most popular websites centered around the online casino industry, has been recently purchased by the company Catena Media for a total of €15 million in a move that's making waves in the online casino world.

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  • 03 April 2016

    Amaya CEO Baazov Takes Leave of Absence

    In late March, it was announced that the Amaya Gaming Group CEO David Baazov was facing insider trading charges related to events that happened leading up to their purchase of the Rational Group. A number of those around him were also charged. As a result, Baazov has now decided to take a leave of absence from the company, and the timing is about what most people in the industry expected. Nature of the Situation The reason that Baazov is taking his leave of absence is pretty simple.

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  • 28 March 2016

    Amaya CEO David Baazov Charged With Insider Trading

    The Amaya Gaming Group's rise to prominence in the online gambling industry has been a pretty big story over the past few years. Starting out as a relatively small company that seemed to specialize in buying up undervalued online gambling software companies like CryptoLogic and turning them around, they really broke out in 2014 when they purchased the Rational Group in mid-2014 for a huge sum of around $5 billion.

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  • 22 March 2016

    Play N Go Signs Deal With 24Bettle

    A new deal has seen Play'n Go (read more) add their titles to 24Bettle, an online casino that uses software from a number of other top software providers, including Microgaming and Net Entertainment.

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  • 21 March 2016

    Big Spring Break Tournament Running at CyberBingo

    Tournaments are one of the most important types of events that you can take part in with any type of online gambling because it pits you up against other players instead of having to play against the house. This allows you to test out your combination of luck and skill on any given day against others that are trying to do the same, and that leads to an extremely fun and fast-paced experience.

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  • 18 March 2016

    Vegas Partner Lounge Casinos Make Big Recent Winners

    Big winners get a lot of attention in the online casino world, particularly with online slots, because that's who everyone wants to be. Everyone wants to be the big winner who takes down a large jackpot, and that's why it gets so much attention when a single player picks up a big payout. That's also what makes it that much more interesting when multiple players take down big payouts in a short period of time, and that's exactly what's happened at some of the Vegas Partner Lounge Casinos.

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