• Gambling News

    • 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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    • 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. Humble Beginnings

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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. What's Involved in This Deal

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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. What Actually Happened

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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. HTML5 Integration

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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. 60 Judges, One Winner

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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. Where to Find This Casino

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    • 26 September 2016

      NYX Starts GeoComply Partnership for Indoor Mobile

      It's no secret to anyone who has been paying attention that the mobile side of the gambling world has been expanding rapidly for several years. While many people tend to focus on the impact for mobile online casinos, one area that has been impacted in a major way is mobile access for land-based casinos. A new deal between GeoComply and NYX has created a very strong solution for companies looking to add this as an option. Indoor Mobile Solutions

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    • 24 September 2016

      Anonymous ZCoin Cryptocurrency Launching

      In recent years, the use of anonymous cryptocurrencies has increased drastically in the online gambling industry. Dealing in cryptocurrencies has become more popular as the need for privacy online has become more evident. In response to the tracking companies founded to counteract the anonymous nature of currencies like bitcoin, ZCoin claims to be able to give users complete privacy. How ZCoin Achieves Total Privacy

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    • 20 September 2016

      Yggdrasil Expanding into Romanian Market

      Recently, the Romanian National Gambling Office has granted Yggdrasil Gaming two licenses that allow the company to supply licensed operators with their slot titles. At the moment, Yggdrasil's titles will be made available to all operators that have a Romania Category 1 license. Operators will also have access to the company's promotional tools as well, including the in-game tool BOOST™ and the social media tool BRAG.

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    • 19 September 2016

      Spilleren Casino Launches This September

      This month, the Spilleren Casino has launched online. The casino is licensed to operate in the jurisdictions of Malta and Curacao, and is operated by EveryMatrix Ltd. Spilleren is open to players from England, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands. The site is currently offering a welcome bonus to new players: €900 plus 500 free spins.

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    • 13 September 2016

      Pariplay Now on Microgaming Quickfire Platform

      Online scratch cards aren't really seen as one of the most popular forms of gambling in terms of the number of games that are available overall in online casinos. However, this is something that Pariplay specializes in, and they have been providing these games through all kinds of outlets since 2010.

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    • 01 September 2016

      Tain Receives Romanian Online Gambling License

      Romania has been a fairly active online gambling jurisdiction inside of the past year after getting their regulatory body going with a number of licenses being awarded here and there to select companies. Tain is the most recent company to be added to that list, and they will now be able to offer their online casino platform to operators inside of the country. This is exciting news for Tain, but it's also exciting news for the players there who will be able to enjoy the games that they provide.

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    • 31 August 2016

      Yggdrasil Releases New Big Blox Online Slot

      New game concepts don't happen all that much in the online slot world. At this point, it seems like just about everything that's going to be done has been done. While video slots offer a lot of flexibility in giving players different ways to get in on the action, the fact of the matter is that there are only so many spins that can be made on the same old options and features. Yggdrasil prefers to push the envelope and innovate, and they seem to have done that again with their Big Blox slot.

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    • 21 August 2016

      Euroslots Relaunches With New Website and More

      When an online casino has been around for a while, they can start to fall behind the times if they aren't careful. This is why it's so important for these sites to keep their look updated every few years, and that's exactly what Euroslots has done recently with their relaunch. This relaunch includes a number of updates and changes that will keep players interested for longer and provide a better experience for slot fans. What Has Changed?

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    • 20 August 2016

      Microgaming Quickfire Signs Just For The Win

      The Microgaming Quickfire platform is generally seen by many as the most popular gaming platform in the industry at this point that combines titles from multiple developers. It consists of hundreds of top titles from Microgaming themselves on top of a number of games from third-party developers.

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    • 18 August 2016

      New Partnership For Tom Horn Gaming and TOPsport

      Lithuania has only somewhat recently put together a licensing agreement and regulatory setup that allows online gambling to happen on a larger scale in the country. In what's an incredibly important event, the very first deal for offering licensed and certified online casino games in the country has been signed between Tom Horn Gaming and TOPsport. The former will provide games to the latter in this agreement. New Games for the Lithuanian Roll-out

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    • 08 August 2016

      Thunderkick Releases Zoom Online Slot

      In the online slot world, one of the things that we see pretty often is that atypical slot formats are usually the result of a developer being somewhat lazy about trying to get attention and stand out. They often just rely on the game having an atypical layout to carry the entire gameplay.

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    • 23 July 2016

      BetChain Breaks 1000-Game Milestone

      The number of games that an online casino has available is one of the most important things that help to determine where it will fall relative to the competition. BetChain, a popular online casino known for allowing players to deposit and cash out in bitcoin, has made a bit of a name for itself in this department since they have recently broken a milestone by offering over 1,000 games for their players.

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