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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  • 25 October 2016

    Vegas Crest Casino Adds Habanero Systems Slots

    Online slots are by far the most popular type of online casino game in the world, and this is both by the total number of titles available and the number of people wagering on those games. Vegas Crest Casino is a site that really knows the importance of staying fresh with new titles, and they have added the portfolio of Habanero Systems online slots along these lines.

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  • 25 October 2016

    Evolution Gaming Signs Cherry Deal for Live Casino

    Cherry iGaming is the number one Scandinavian online gambling operator, and they've actually been named the Online Gaming Operator of the Year at the IGAs for the past three years the awards have been held, which is a pretty big deal. Evolution Gaming is equally perched atop the live dealer online casino game provider sector of the industry.

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  • 20 October 2016

    Blackjack Expert Ken Smith Interviewed by LCB

    Blackjack is a game that has quite a few living masters, and Ken Smith is one of them. He had an atypical path to where he is now, and he recently talked about his history in the industry and with the game of blackjack in an interview he conducted with LatestCasinoBonuses.com. In this interview, he talks about a number of topics, but most of it centered around how he got into blackjack and how he became an expert on the subject.

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  • 20 October 2016

    NetEnt Hits the Italian Retail Market With Gauselmann

    In Italy, online gambling and retail gaming are not often thought of as being a part of the same industry in many cases. They are regulated a bit differently, and there isn't usually a lot of crossover between the two. Net Entertainment has taken a step to change that with a new deal that sees them entering the retail market. This deal is thanks to the Gauselmann-owned Merkur Gaming and their position as the top provider of regulated retail machines.

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  • 18 October 2016

    Kahnawake Pulls Out of Unregulated US Markets

    Kahnawake has been one of the jurisdictions that players from unregulated US markets could count on in the past in terms of allowing their licensees to operate freely while also providing accountability. That is no longer an option for most players now since a minor scandal broke out concerning business that happened with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.

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  • 09 October 2016

    Bitcasino.io Adds 120 Pragmatic Play Games

    In the online casino industry, the number of titles that a site has usually comes down to how many different software providers it has content distribution deals with. Bitcoin.io already has games from a number of providers thanks to the Coingaming platform, and now they are adding even more. Games from Pragmatic Play have been added as well thanks to a new deal, and this includes a total of around 120 titles.

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  • 08 October 2016

    NYX Wins Top Digital Gaming Innovator Award

    Awards ceremonies are an important part of the online gambling industry as a whole. The reason for this is that it provides clear, independent and public recognition of which companies are performing the best in the industry, and that's something very much needed in an industry with no international standards that are adopted by most countries.

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  • 05 October 2016

    Microgaming Wins Big at 2016 Global Gaming Awards

    It's no secret that Microgaming is considered by many to be the main online casino software provider in today's industry, and they also have major software provisions in other aspects of the Internet gambling world as a whole. However, they recently proved their chops once again by picking up the Digital Product of the Year award for the third year in a row for their Quickfire platform at the 2016 Global Gaming Awards.

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  • 26 September 2016

    First Regulated Live Dealer Casino for the US: NYX/Ezugi

    The United States has seen a fairly limited amount of success in regulating the online gambling market. A large part of this is because there are 50 different states, and each of them has to regulate the market individually. Recently, we've seen the addition of the very first live dealer online casino experience available from NYX and Ezugi to give players in a regulated US market a chance to play.

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