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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. SoftSwiss Casinos

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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. The NYX OGS Platform

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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. Three Key Features

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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. The Social Connection

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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. Nature of the Content Deal

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    • 25 November 2015

      BetSoft Now Providing Content for SlotsMillion

      SlotsMillion is an online casino that's known for having an overwhelming number of online slots. Their whole gimmick is this idea that they have more slots in one place than anyone else, and it's really the case since they have well over 1,000 titles. Thanks to a new content deal with BetSoft, that number's going to increase to even higher levels. BetSoft's 3D Slots

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    • 20 November 2015

      Illegal Operators Get Big Fines in the Netherlands

      In the Netherlands, the gambling regulator's name is Kansspelautoriteit, and they have thrown some pretty big fines in the direction of two companies, backers of RedSlots.com. The two companies in question are Bluemay Enterprises and Redcorp, and a further look into RedSlots.com has shown some shady claims about their payment processor Megaton Ltd.

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    • 20 November 2015

      BetSoft Pairs With CoinGaming.io for Bitcoin Releases

      When bitcoin's popularity really went through the roof in 2014, players and industry experts realized that the cryptocurrency could be used to fund deposits and withdrawals for online casinos. Bitcoin casinos sprung up afterwards, but a lot of them had limited software selections. This doesn't seem like it's going to be an issue for CoinGaming.io after a new deal with BetSoft will have them offering some of the best content in the industry today. Details on the CoinGaming.io Deal

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    • 16 November 2015

      The AGA Has Taken a Position on Daily Fantasy Sports Regulations

      The American Gaming Association has had what some would consider a questionable history when it comes to supporting online gambling in the United States. Because their primary backers are those involved with land-based gambling, it's hard to know exactly where their motives lie when they make statements about the online sector, and this includes daily fantasy sports. They've made some statements about DFS, and it seems like they're wanting to use it as leverage to expand sports betting.

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    • 16 November 2015

      New York Supreme Court Lawsuits for DFS Juggernauts

      Daily fantasy sports hasn't been doing so well over the past couple of months. After a scandal broke loose when a DraftKings employee used insider information to pull about $300,000 in winnings from FanDuel, they have been under fire from virtually every direction. After New York Attorney General Eric Sniederman pressed a cease-and-desist order on them, they have struck back with individual lawsuits in the Supreme Court of the state of New York. The Legality of Daily Fantasy Sports

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    • 14 November 2015

      Aussie Advertising Code to be Influenced by Watchdog

      Advertising for any type of gambling is an extremely touchy subject. On one hand, it's reasonable to think that businesses should be able to advertise their products and services so that they can gain more customers and remain profitable. On the other hand, gambling can be advertised in predatory ways, especially towards underage individuals and those with compulsive gambling problems.

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    • 14 November 2015

      Cease and Desist Letters Sent to DFS Giants from New York AG

      If you want to see how much regulation is needed for anything resembling online gambling in the United States, then you don't have to look further than what's happening for daily fantasy sports right now in New York. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issues a cease-and-desist order against the two largest daily fantasy sports leagues, FanDuel and DraftKings, in a move that is questionable at best. Leading Up to the Orders

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    • 13 November 2015

      More Eliminations From the WSOP Main Event

      A few years ago, the World Series of Poker and ESPN came together to form the idea that later became known as the November Nine. The concept was that they would have the final table for the Main Event play out live on television several months after the rest of the tournament had already happened.

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    • 11 November 2015

      Deckmedia Group Opening New Red Stag Casino Site

      The Deckmedia group is known for operating a selection of well-received online casinos that have all earned their stripes independently and as a group. Now they are launching another site called Red Stag Casino, and it looks like they've taken all of their prior experience into consideration when putting together the inner workings of this new online destination. Details on Red Stag Casino

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    • 11 November 2015

      Congressional Hearing Set Up for RAWA in Early December

      The Restoration of America's Wire Act is the product of Sheldon Adelson's campaign to end online gambling in the United States to protect his land-based casino empire. It hinges on changing the Wire Act from the 1960s, an act used to combat organized crime sports betting operations that took bets over the phone, to something it was never meant to be: a law that affects all forms of gambling on a piece of technology that wasn't even invented yet.

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    • 10 November 2015

      Optimal Payments User Info Possibly Compromised From Old Attack

      Forbes has released a big investigative article that goes into a lot of detail about the attacks against Moneybookers (now Skrill) and Neteller that happened between 2009 and 2010. Those hacks were thought to be fairly harmless at first, but it's come to light that millions of individuals had their data stolen in the breach. This includes password hints for Neteller along with telephone numbers, emails, addresses, birth dates and other information for both. Implications of the Attack

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    • 10 November 2015

      Slots.lv Hosts $5,000 Thanksgiving Bonanza Promotion

      November is known for being the first time of the year that that holiday season gets into full swing, and Slots.lv knows this as well as anyone. To take advantage, they're offering up a great promotion called the Thanksgiving Bonanza that will have players picking up a piece of $5,000 in free chip. Every single day from November 2 through November 26, there will be three random winners. A VIP player will pick up a $100 free chip, and two regular players will be awarded a $50 free chip each.

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    • 10 November 2015

      True Sheriff Pays $70,970 to Lucky Player at Bovada Casino

      A player by the name of Eric S. from San Diego has made a nice score for himself at Bovada Casino. This win came on the 3D slot True Sheriff, powered by BetSoft. A total of $70,970 was won on this popular game, known as being one of the most popular slots running in the entire casino. Check out how this player made his big score. True Sheriff's Value-Packed Experience The main reason that True Sheriff is so popular isn't its top-tier, 3D graphics.

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    • 05 November 2015

      Earn a Piece of $120,000 in the Intertops Magic Forest

      Online casino promotions have changed quite a bit over time, and as things progress forward, they're expected to give players more and more value in more innovative ways. Intertops Casino knows this as much as anyone, and that's why they're offering up a cool $120,000 in payouts during the month of November across four weeks of fun in their new Magic Forest promotion. Enter the Magic Forest Here's how the Magic Forest promotion works.

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    • 05 November 2015

      DraftKings and FanDuel Are Feeling the Heat Even More

      Several weeks ago, there was a scandal where a DraftKings employee used inside information not available to public players to win six-figures in winnings on FanDuel. This has prompted a tons of attention towards regulating the games like in Florida where they're looking at the industry very closely. To make things worse, dozens of lawsuits are popping up against these companies as well. New Indiana Lawsuit

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    • 05 November 2015

      More DDOS Attacks Are Happening Against Gambling Sites

      The publication Daze recently releases some statistics that should make everyone in the online gambling community sit back and take notice. They've claimed that about 45 percent of online gambling operators are hit with DDOS attacks and that about 75 percent of those attacked are done so multiple times. On top of that, 90 percent of those were attacked in the past year, and 10 percent were targets inside of the past seven days, on average. The Point of DDOS Attacks

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    • 05 November 2015

      Italian Online Gambling Sees New Rules and Regulations

      Italy is looking to change things up a bit in the next year by adding some things to their regulations for online gambling. For the first time, existing licenses for online gambling are needing to be renewed, and new licenses are likely to be issued. On top of that, there are provisions for Internet cafe situations that could change things up quite a bit. The Licensing Situation

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    • 05 November 2015

      Bryan Micon, Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Site Owner, Sentenced

      When bitcoin started becoming pretty popular a couple of years ago, a lot of people pointed out that it had the potential to work out well as a funding method for online gambling. The idea is that it has a built-in level of privacy since transactions are largely anonymous, and since it's decentralized, it would be hard for any one government or entity to bring it down. Bryan Micon thought the same thing, and he was sentenced earlier this week for acting on those ideas. Seals With Clubs

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    • 05 November 2015

      Portuguese Online Gambling Licenses Coming in 2016

      Regulation for the online gambling industry has been sweeping over Europe, and we're seeing the results of that once again in Portugal. They have finally set up their own regulatory structure, but much to the dismay of some players, licenses will not be issued until the beginning of 2016. Even though players will have to wait a couple more months, this is a great sign that they're taking things seriously. The Nature of European Regulation

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    • 05 November 2015

      Sunday Will See the WSOP Main Event Final Table Played

      The Main Event of the World Series of Poker is playing out this coming Sunday as a part of the "November Nine" concept that was created to help get more interest in poker. The idea behind this concept is that coverage of the tournament series normally happens over a course of a few months, normally after the winner of the Main Event had already been decided. By having the actual final table play live months later, it provides a climatic finish to fans of the series.

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    • 03 November 2015

      German Sports Betting Association Adds Bet-at-Home and Will Hill

      One idea of the gambling industry is that they're under constant threat of new regulations and rules from the government. It's not so much that government regulations to keep players safe are a bad thing, but they typically go way behind a reasonable mark and create unfavorable conditions for everyone involved, including the players.

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    • 03 November 2015

      Two Rival Gaming Titles Added to Slots.Lv Lineup

      One of the cool things about Slots.Lv is the fact that their name tells you what they're all about: giving players a ton of opportunities to get in on the action with hot online slots. One of the ways they do this is by providing players with a fresh selection of new titles, and that's exactly what's happening now that they're adding two games from Rival Gaming. The Cute and Fun Panda Party Slot The first new game to be added is Panda Party.

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