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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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    • 22 July 2016

      Habanero Launches New Sparta Online Slot

      Habanero has gained a reputation in the past couple of years for coming out with a slow, but steady, stream of new games that seem to focus more on quality than quantity. Their newest release is called Sparta, and it's obviously based on the Spartan times in Ancient Greece. This slot features some really solid gameplay along with an emphasis on great graphics and an overall appealing presentation. Details on This New Game

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    • 14 July 2016

      Net Entertainment's Secrets of Atlantis Slot Released

      There have been a lot of new slot releases so far this year for Net Entertainment. While they have always been known for producing extremely high-quality slots, 2016 is the first year where they've started to make a name for themselves based around releasing a lot of slots. Secrets of Atlantis is the newest game announced for release from this software company, and it's a bit different than anything they have released so far this year. What Makes Secrets of Atlantis Special

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    • 12 July 2016

      Microgaming's Prima Networks Gets Romanian License

      We've recently seen a lot of news about the Romanian online gambling market finally opening up and licenses being awarded. The most recent award has been given to Microgaming's Prima Networks, and it's a class 2 license to operate in Romania. A class 2 license has to do with software distribution and managing the gaming platform itself, which is different than the license to be an actual operator. The Quickfire Platform

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    • 06 July 2016

      Las Vegas Casino Gets iSoftBet Software

      One of the companies that we've been seeing expand quite a bit in the past couple of years is iSoftBet. They're a game developer in the online casino space who focuses on high-quality video slots. They've recently signed yet another deal to offer their games at an online casino. This time, it's with Las Vegas Casino, a brand known for giving players a virtual experience just like taking a trip to the Sin City. Details of This Agreement

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    • 06 July 2016

      NYX Gaming Group Earns Romanian License

      The NYX Gaming Group is known primarily for their Open Gaming System (OGS) platform. This platform includes games from a variety of providers, and it's a relatively popular option for operators in today's market because it supplies them with a great selection of the top online slots along with a complete mobile solution. They've furthered their reach in Europe recently by picking up a license to operate in Romania. Why a Romanian License is Important

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    • 03 July 2016

      When Pigs Fly Video Slot Coming From NetEnt

      Something really interesting about Net Entertainment's online slot releases is that they tend to focus on traditional formats like 5x3 and 5x4. A lot of the competition has tried to open things up to other, atypical layouts for their games, but they still haven't been able to beat NetEnt in the process.

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    • 26 June 2016

      Gibraltar License Awarded to Yggdrasil Gaming

      Licensing is one of the most important things in the online casino industry because it's a signal that you have the blessing to proceed with business from an entity whose job it is to protect players and evaluate businesses for their worth in the industry as a whole. Some jurisdictions have a more favorable image than others in this regard, but for Yggdrasil Gaming, earning their license from Gibraltar is a great endorsement from a well-regarded regulatory body.

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    • 22 June 2016

      Casino Forum Conference 2016 hosted in Batumi

      Georgia's night-life and gambling capital Batumi is going to be a hot-spot gathering important industry officials on August 8th 2016. Namely, a world-class business events organizer Smile-Expo hand-picked Batumi as a perfect meeting place for an important Casino Forum Batumi 2016 industry conference.

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    • 20 June 2016

      Evolution Gaming Gets New CFO This Fall

      One of the things that is easy to lose sight of at times is that the online gambling world is still a business at the end of the day, and business deals and employee changes are a part of that. When a major position at a major company changes hands, that's worth sitting back and taking notice because of the implications that it can have on operations as a whole. This is the case with Evolution Gaming changing its Chief Financial Officer this fall. Changing of the CFO Guard

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    • 14 June 2016

      Playtech Continues Casual Games Market Push

      Recently, Playtech acquired the company Funtactix. This company was known for creating popular casual games, and they've won several awards for that. Some of the games they have created have been built up on popular brands in the United States like Rocky, Mission: Impossible, Power Rangers and the Hunger Games. Buying this company is all a part of Playtech's plan to get onto the computers and mobile devices of US players within the casual game market. An Important History Lesson for Playtech

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    • 22 May 2016

      ComeOn.com Purchased by Cherry AB

      Business deals happen all the time in every industry, but in the online gambling industry, the way jurisdictions and licensing is handled now means that even more strategy is involved in making purchases and acquisitions. Recently it's been announced that Cherry AB, a Swedish gaming company, has made a deal to purchase 49 percent of ComeOn, a popular brand that includes sites like ComeOn.com. They also have the option to purchase the remaining 51 percent at a later date.

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