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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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