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    • 27 February 2017

      Playtech Launching Innovative Tiki Paradise Slot

      Playtech has caught a lot of flack over the past few years for seeming like they have slacked a bit on their online slot development. While it's true that they have focused primarily on other sectors in the online casino industry, the fact of the matter is that they have still been hard at work here as well, and we can see that in a major way with the innovations that come along with the new Tiki Paradise online slot. An Omni-channel Release

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    • 24 February 2017

      Mexico Welcomes Net Entertainment Through Codere Deal

      Codere is a company that operates online casinos in a few different regulated markets. These markets include Italy, Mexico and Spain. They have partnered with Net Entertainment in the past to provide content for their casino sites, and a new deal between these two companies has led to NetEnt's official launch into Mexican territory. Entering Mexico Online gambling is regulated in Mexico, and this is a big part of the reason why Net Entertainment has decided to enter.

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    • 20 February 2017

      New Bookee App Improves Mobile Sports Betting

      If you're a fan of sports betting, then chances are that you have at least looked into placing your bets through a mobile device. One of the problems you have probably ran into along those lines is that the user interfaces for mobile sports betting apps tend to be less than optimal. There's a new app that's looking to change that by putting the user interface first, which is something the mobile side of this particular sector of the gambling industry is sorely lacking. How Bookee Works

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    • 13 February 2017

      Play 'N Go Nominated for Two IGA Awards

      Play 'N Go has had a few big years back to back with their releases, and this has caused them to gain quite a bit of momentum. This momentum continues in 2017 with two IGA nominations. The International Gaming Awards are considered to be some of the most important awards of the year, and this just goes to show how well Play 'N Go is doing. The Two Categories The two categories for these nominations are Slot Provider Product of the Year and Mobile Product of the Year.

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    • 13 February 2017

      Yggdrasil Inks New William Hill Deal

      Getting content distribution deals is a very important part of any online casino software company's overall strategy. Getting deals like this with some of the biggest names in the history of the industry, however, is something else entirely. This is exactly the situation that Yggdrasil Gaming finds itself in after a new deal has been announced with William Hill, a company with over seven decades of experience in the gambling world. What's Included in This Deal

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    • 11 February 2017

      Fraugster Startup Raises Another $5 Million

      One of the biggest bottlenecks for people who like to gamble online is payment processing. You have situations where fees and blocked payments can keep players from having an optimal experience, and Fraugster is a startup that looks to solve a lot of those issues. While they aren't centered around online gambling, they do have a lot to offer this industry because of how they are shaking things up.

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    • 02 February 2017

      Play 'N Go and Dafabet Headline 2017 Fire & ICE Party

      The Lyceum Fire & ICE Party extravaganza is one of the most important gatherings in the entire online gambling industry, and this year, it will be headlined by Dafabet and Play 'N Go. Each of these companies is big for different reasons, but it's sure to be a great event regardless as everyone gears up for the massive ICE event. Companies Sponsoring Fire & ICE Aside from the headlining Play 'N Go and Dafabet, there are a number of companies that will also be sponsoring the event.

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    • 01 February 2017

      US Attorney General Pick Sessions May "Revisit" Online Gambling

      One of the most important pieces of legalese that has come down in the United States for online gambling in the United States was a 2011 opinion about the Wire Act of 1961. The Wire Act was previously used as evidence that online gambling is illegal in the United States (and is the other major US law affecting online gambling from the UIGEA).

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    • 24 January 2017

      FreakyVegas Launches Max Bet Shield Feature

      One of the things that is a problem for a lot of players is trying not to break the terms and conditions for bonuses. There is a ton of white print that comes along with any bonus promotion, and that's because the sites have to protect themselves from people who would abuse the deals without actually intending on playing the games. It's unfortunate that this is the case, but now FreakyVegas has come out with a feature to help players stay on the right side of these terms.

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    • 17 January 2017

      Seven-Figure Win on Let Em Ride at Cafe Casino

      Table games are not the first thing that come to mind for people when they hear that someone picked up a big jackpot online. Instead, it's usually slots, particularly progressives, that bring this to mind for people. At Cafe Casino, they have a variety of different games, and that's why it's not super surprising to see that they made a millionaire off of the back of a table game recently. It's a great way to kick off 2017, and it came on Let Em Ride. How This Game and the Payout Works

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    • 15 January 2017

      Vegas Crest Casino Adds GameArt and Xplosive Slots

      New games are an extremely important part of the growth of any online casino. The reason for this is that players can get bored with seeing the same old thing over and over, and that puts them in a position where they really need something new to maintain their interest. Vegas Crest Casino has taken measures to make sure that they start off into 2017 with plenty of new titles to get excited about thanks to a couple of new deals. GameArt Online Slots

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    • 10 January 2017

      Virtual Reality Online Casinos in 2017

      If you go back a couple of years, Microgaming was the first company to present a virtual reality casino game that included current technology. It was a roulette game shown at industry trade shows, and it got a tremendous reception. A lot of players thought that smartwatch apps were going to be the next big thing for the online casino industry, but instead, it's virtual reality, or VR for short. How VR Online Casinos Work There are two main components of a virtual reality casino.

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    • 31 December 2016

      Net Entertainment Enters Bulgaria

      Net Entertainment has made a lot of news in 2016 for entering newly regulated markets. With the year winding down, no one really expected news of yet another entry like this, but they pulled it off. In the last couple of weeks of the year, this company has entered the Bulgarian market thanks to a deal with National Lottery Bulgaria, the single-largest gaming operator in the country. Details on This Relationship

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    • 27 December 2016

      NYX Gaming Group Expands in Italy

      The current state of the regulatory side of the industry puts companies in a position where they have to strategically enter markets and expand inside of them. The NYX Gaming Group has found that this is the case as they expand in Italy, and they have made yet another move to get an even stronger foothold in that country. Entering MrGreen.it NYX's games will now be available at MrGreen.it, the Italian-facing version of Mr Green Casino.

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    • 27 December 2016

      Arrow's Edge Launches New Chocolate Slots Game

      The year is almost over, but Arrow's Edge has shown that they still have more games left coming down the chute for the winter months. Their most recent release is a game called Chocolate Slots, and it's a title that will definitely make you feel hungry if you have a sweet tooth. It's all about chocolates and other types of sweets, and the graphics are solid enough that it makes these different foods really pop out at you. Lots of Ways to Win

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    • 18 December 2016

      Nektan Gets New CEO, Leigh Nissim

      Like any major industry, different executives come and go in the online gambling world. Nektan has recently experienced this themselves with a new CEO. After Gary Shaw was put in place as the interim CEO for a period of time, Leigh Nissim has been named the new CEO of the company. Shaw has been moved to the Director of Strategy post and is still with them. Nissim's Experience Nissim has a great amount of experience with over 17 years in the business.

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    • 18 December 2016

      NetEnt Makes Deal With Codere for Mexican Entry

      The expansion of Net Entertainment into new regulated markets has been a big part of the news cycle for 2015 and 2016, and as we prepare to kick off 2017, they have announced yet another deal. Thanks to an agreement with Codere, Net Entertainment will be entering Mexico with their full range of titles. This is a major deal in part because it's their first country-wide bit of expansion in North America. Details on the Codere Deal

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    • 14 December 2016

      NetEnt Releases Secrets of Christmas Online Slot

      Net Entertainment has had a lot of different releases so far in 2016, and they are capping it off with a timely holiday title. Their new Secrets of Christmas online slot gives players an opportunity to play across five reels, three rows and 25 paylines of Christmas-themed action with a chance to win a little gift of their own for the holidays. Details on This Slot This new Net Ent slot gives players a few different ways to win some sizable payouts.

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    • 12 December 2016

      Play N Go to Release New Troll Hunters Slot

      Whenever most players think of viking-themed slots, they typically thing of big, burly men fighting either each other or some type of monster or foe. In Play N Go's new Troll Hunters video slot, the setup for the plot is a bit different, and this gives the game a unique starting point that helps to really drive the slot as a whole. Three Viking Women The main premise of this game is that the men have gone out hunting in a viking village, and it's up to the women left behind to save the day.

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    • 09 December 2016

      Two BEGE Awards Won by NYX Gaming Group

      Awards ceremonies in the online gambling world might not seem like a big deal, but they're a critical part of the self-regulation of the industry. The point is that there are no international guidelines because each country sets their own standards for regulation, so awards ceremonies like the BEGE Awards helps to distinguish the best companies out there at any given time. Along these lines, the NYX Gaming Group picked up two different prizes at this year's BEGE Awards. The Two Prizes Won

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    • 04 December 2016

      Neteller and Skrill Dropping Support for 100 Countries

      In the online gambling world, particularly in the payments sector, the Paysafe Group's Skrill and Neteller options are considered two of the most popular banking options available. These electronic wallets make payments really easy for tons of people, but now this won't necessarily be the case.

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    • 03 December 2016

      SkillOnNet Makes Deal With Blueprint Gaming

      The way the online casino software side of the industry is set up right now is much different from how it was 10 to 15 years ago. Back then, each online casino would usually have an exclusive contract with a single software provider, and the idea was that they would only offer up the games and software from that one developer. However, this has changed tremendously in today's environment, and we're seeing now that virtually every popular online casino has titles from several software companies.

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    • 27 November 2016

      NYX OGS Platform Runing With Rank Group

      The Rank Group is based in the United Kingdom and listed on the London Stock Exchange, and they're known for operating a number of land-based operations along with their online counterparts. Recently, they have started using the NYX Gaming Group's Open Gaming System (OGS) platform for their online operations, and this is a great time for both players of those properties and the NYX Gaming Group. What the OGS Platform Offers

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    • 26 November 2016

      Big Royal Panda Live Blackjack Payout

      By pure volume of the number of bets made, we see more wagers made in slots than anything else, and that's why we see more news stories about big slot winners than other games. However, Royal Panda Casino has helped one lucky player to buck that trend in the form of an upper five-figure win at their live dealer blackjack game. How the Win Happened A man named Michael from the Netherlands was playing at the exclusive Royal Panda Casino live dealer blackjack tables.

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    • 25 November 2016

      Spinit Casino Launches With Over 1,200 Games

      New online casinos seem to launch pretty often, but there are a lot of them that have failed in the long run as well. The newest one is Spinit Casino, and it's looking like this could be a great place to play for players who are looking for something fresh. They are owned by Genesis Global, a company known for running great sites like Casino Cruise, and they have licenses in both Malta and the United Kingdom. As you can see, this is looking like a casino that players can trust, but there's more.

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    • 22 November 2016

      Australia Introduces New Anti-Online Gambling Bill

      A new bill has been introduced in Australia that could have some important implications for online gambling in the country. The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill of 2016 was introduced by Communications Minister Mitch Fifield, and its goal is to limit certain types of online gambling operations and to give the government more power over the online gambling sector.

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    • 11 November 2016

      NYX Gaming Group Signs Deal With Olympic Entertainment

      The NYX Gaming Group has made a lot of moves in 2016. They've released some new games, but we don't think that's really the big news for them this year. Instead, we think it's all of the big deals they have made for content distribution through their OGS (Open Gaming System) platform. They've added to this list recently with a new agreement with Olympic Entertainment Group. How This New Deal Works OEG is an international corporation that focuses on different types of gaming.

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    • 05 November 2016

      Play'N Go Signs New Deal With Betclic Everest

      Play'N Go has been one of those companies that has gotten more and more attention as time has went on because of the quality of their product. They put out some really great games, particularly online slots, and quality titles like this just aren't ignored in this industry. That's exactly why Betclic Everest has made an agreement with Play'N Go to host their games on their casino brands. The Sites Affected The three sites that are going to be affected by this are betclic.com, expekt.

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    • 31 October 2016

      Endemol Shine Content Coming to NYX Platform

      A new deal has seen the NYX Gaming Group's OGS platform receive even more games. This time, they're coming from a company called Endemol Shine, and they are known for producing high-quality games. They are set to release their first title on the OGS platform next month, and it's going to be Oliver Twist. This is fun news for players who enjoy playing at NYX-powered online casinos. The Nature of the Current Era

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    • 29 October 2016

      No Merger for Amaya and William Hill

      Over the past several months, we have heard everything from rumors to press releases about talks involving a potential merger between the Amaya Gaming Group and William Hill. These two entities combining would result in the largest online gambling company in the world. However, talks have come to a halt after William Hill's shareholders showed little interest. Huge Problems on Both Sides

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