Gambling News

  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  • 22 May 2016 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 They also have the option to purchase the remaining 51 percent at a later date.

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