Wazdan extends Lithuania presence via BetSafe.lt integration

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Maltese online casino games developer Wazdan has announced the signing of an agreement that is destined to see a selection of its mobile-friendly video slots integrated onto the Lithuania-facing BetSafe.lt domain from operator Betsson AB. Headquartered in the Valletta suburb of Birkirkara, the innovator used an official Thursday press release published by European Gaming ...

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Detroit Tigers announces multi-year deal with sportsbook PointsBet

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The first MLB to partner up with a sportsbook provider is the Detroit Tigers. The Michigan baseball team has just announced a multi-year deal with sportsbook provider PointsBet. Starting this season, PointsBet will add signage at Comerica Park with the sportsbook to also be featured on the Tigers Radio Network and live streaming show. ...

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Playson grows in Italy with Octavian Lab distribution agreement

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Playson continues to increase its European presence after entering into a distribution agreement with Rome-based software house and service provider for iGaming and betting, Octavian Lab. The Italian firm outfits operators including Winmax and Fastbet with its innovative gaming platform in its native market, in addition to various regulated markets across the globe. Product ...

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Jonathan Dokler wins 2020 WSOP Online Event #1

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Jonathan Dokler has won the first event of the 2020 WSOP Online, securing his first gold bracelet and $130,426 in prize money. The WSOP Online is in full swing with Event #1, the $500 No-Limit Hold’em Kickoff seeing 1,195 players with 520 rebuys vying for the first-place finish. The prize pool pushed just over ...

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William Hill unveils plan to merge online and retail divisions

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Giant British bookmaker William Hill has reportedly announced that it will be merging its online and retail divisions and putting the current boss of the former, Phil Walker, in charge of the newly-combined operation. According to a Tuesday report from the Racing Post newspaper, the London-headquartered operator detailed that the move will allow it ...

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United Kingdom’s gambling landscape criticised by House of Lords committee

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In the United Kingdom and a House of Lords committee has reportedly called on the government to officially implement a string of radical changes to the nation’s gambling landscape including one that would place tougher controls on the use of complimentary bets and other such bonus inducements. According to a report The Guardian newspaper, ...

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Far East Consortium International Limited records European success

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Asian hospitality and property development conglomerate Far East Consortium International Limited has reportedly announced that its revenues from gaming for the twelve months to the end of March rose by 4.6% year-on-year to hit approximately $34.96 million. According to a Wednesday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Hong Kong-listed firm revealed that just over ...

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LeoVegas AB to make GoGoCasino.com domain available in Finland

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Following last year’s domestic launch of its GoGoCasino.com domain and Swedish iGaming operator LeoVegas AB has now announced that a version of the online casino is due to be made available to players in neighboring Finland. The Stockholm-headquartered firm used an official press release to declare that the Sweden-facing site was premiered in March ...

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Iconic fairy godmother returns in Blueprint Gaming’s new “fabulous fairytale slot” Wish Upon a Star Megaways

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Blueprint Gaming has reimagined its classic title Wish Upon a Jackpot giving it a significant boost with the Megaways engine and three enchanting bonus features. Players will find some of their favorite elements from the 2013 original have remained, while new additions such as cascading wins and up to 117,649 ways to win are sure ...

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Station Casinos plans to keep Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station properties closed till next year

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Casino operator Station Casinos has now decided to keep two North Las Vegas properties shut down for an extended period of time. The company will ask the City Council in the region to approve licensing changes for the Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station. Both casinos closed back in March when the state ordered non-essential ...

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Svenska Spel Sport & Casino adds value to content portfolio via Nolimit City distribution agreement

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Nolimit City has entered into a distribution agreement with Sweden’s leading gambling operator, Svenska Spel Sport & Casino, establishing a strong presence in the European country. According to Nolimit, the “ground-breaking landmark deal” will see the “leading household name in localised Swedish gambling entertainment,” gain access to the Malta-based software provider’s most popular titles. ...

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GrooveGaming announces new BetInspire partnership

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After being chosen by IndustryEra in the top ten Best Technology Solution Providers of 2020, GrooveGaming (GG) is now making headlines for partnering with BetInspire. GG continues to prove they are the go-to option for slot developers to be able to increase the distribution of their content, especially among tier-1 operators. More About the ...

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Macau records lacklustre June aggregated gross gaming revenues

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The 39 casinos in Macau reportedly saw their aggregated gross gaming revenues for June drop by almost 97% year-on-year to just over $89.69 million due in large part to the impact of ongoing coronavirus-related travel restrictions. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing official information from the enclave’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination ...

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Chicago casino legislation gets gubernatorial consent

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Illinois Governor Jay Robert Pritzker reportedly put his signature to legislation yesterday that will allow the city of Chicago to host a casino complete with slots and a wide range of gaming tables. According to a report from the local Daily Herald newspaper, the Democratic governor signed Senate Bill 516 at a special Tuesday ...

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Gaming Innovation Group strengthens position in US via license approval in Colorado

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iGaming technology company, Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) (OSL:GIG), has secured a sports betting license in Colorado for its flagship affiliate site World Sports Network (WSN.com), further expanding its presence in the U.S. Receipt of the Vendor Minor license from the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission makes the Malta-headquartered company’s subsidiary GiG Media active ...

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Gaming Arts debuts new Dice Seeker and Casino Wizard innovations

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American land-based gaming machines developer Gaming Arts has announced the launch of its Dice Seeker family of slot titles as well as the premiere of its new Casino Wizard suite of electronic table games. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to explain that California’s ...

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PlayOJO player earns big win via Pragmatic Play’s Wolf Gold Scratchcard

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A player from PlayOJO has earned a huge £1,000,000 payout from Pragmatic Play’s instant-win titled the Wolf Gold scratchcard. The lucky player won the top prize on offer, via the SkillOnNet brand. The winner was an NHS employee from Blackpool, England, who is now the first UK millionaire from PlayOJO this year. Details of ...

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Playson Limited inks Portuguese iGaming integration alliance

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Maltese online casino games developer Playson Limited has announced the signing of a deal that is to see its full portfolio of over 60 video slots being offered to players via the Portugal-facing domain at Bet.pt. The Sliema-headquartered firm used an official Tuesday press release to detail that the agreement inked with locally-licensed iGaming ...

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Enjoy a mix of action in Evolution Gaming’s new Crazy Time release

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During ICE 2020, Evolution Gaming showcased a new title called Crazy Time, making it their headliner. The game quickly drew the interest of the crowd and players have been anxiously waiting for the title to be released. Well, that time is now. Evolution has launched Crazy Time, offering players an action-packed game complete with ...

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Red Rake Gaming increases market share with BtoBet casino content distribution deal

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In keeping with its strategy to increase market share, Red Rake Gaming has entered into a distribution agreement with online casino and sportsbook platform developer, BtoBet. Under the terms of the deal, more than 40 games from the Spanish online gaming software developer’s portfolio will go live with the platform’s operators. Included in the ...

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Indoor smoking and drinking bans for re-opening Atlantic City casinos

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In New Jersey and American casino operator MGM Resorts International has reportedly postponed the re-opening of its Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa after the eastern state opted to institute interim indoor smoking, dining and drinking bans. According to a Monday report from the Associated Press news service published by USA Today, the 2,767-room property ...

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CasinoEngine iGaming platform integrates new gamification advances

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Maltese online casino software innovator EveryMatrix Software Limited has announced the inking of a deal that has seen its CasinoEngine iGaming platform integrate a range of real-time gamification advances from Competition Labs Limited. Headquartered in the northern Valletta suburb of St Julian’s, the developer used a Monday press release published by European Gaming Media ...

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September expectations for Sands China Limited’s new The Londoner Macao

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In Macau and the boss for local casino operator Sands China Limited has reportedly announced that the first stage of his firm’s $2 billion project to transform its giant Sands Cotai Central development into the new-look The Londoner Macao is expected to be finished by the end of September. According to a report from ...

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Encore Boston Harbor to furlough 3,000 employees ahead of reopening

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Effective July 1, 3,000 more employees will be furloughed from the Encore Boston Harbor. The casino has decided to reduce staff numbers as they look to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Encore is the third casino in the state to have laid off or furloughed employees recently due to the effects of the ...

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Japanese cuisine is on the menu Habanero’s latest slot release Hey Sushi

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You don’t have to be a foodie to love Habanero Systems immersive new slot title Hey Sushi, not when the Japanese cuisine is served up by a charismatic crustacean. This 5-reel, 3-row, 25 payline slot is sure to be a summer hit with wins of up to 1,304 times the stake and exciting multipliers. ...

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Serious ultimatum for Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited

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In the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the firm behind the under-construction Imperial Palace Saipan has reportedly been told that it will lose its casino operating license in 15 days if it does not immediately comply with a trio of orders detailed last week. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming ...

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Betpoint Group to offer Yggdrasil’s games portfolio across multiple brands

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Hot on the heels of revealing its new Gigablox feature and Yggdrasil Gaming has agreed a deal with online casino operator Betpoint Group that will see its four globally-focused casino brands integrate the Swedish provider’s complete games portfolio. The Malta-licensed operator’s online casinos including 21.com, Justspin.com, Nitrocasino.com, and Neonvegas.com have a strong presence in ...

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GGPoker announces upcoming WSOP Online series schedule; includes $25m guarantee for Main Event

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GGPoker is gearing up to host the WSOP Online Series starting July 19, and the operator just recently released the poker schedule. In total, GGPoker will offer up 54 events with each providing a gold bracelet to the winner. Players can compete in WSOP bracelet events via the platform for quite some time, as ...

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Golden Nugget Online Gaming Incorporated set to go public

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In the United States and an entity known as Landcadia Holdings II Incorporated has announced the signing of an agreement that is to see it fully acquire local iGaming operator Golden Nugget Online Gaming Incorporated. A joint enterprise of Fertitta Entertainment Incorporated and Jefferies Financial Group Incorporated, the Houston-headquartered vehicle used an official press ...

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Federal anti-trust approval for proposed Caesars/Eldorado merger

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American casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced that the $17.3 billion deal that is to see it merge with counterpart Eldorado Resorts Incorporated has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Friday press release to declare that the federal agency ‘has accepted a proposed consent order’ ...

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Pragmatic Play releases new Ancient Egyptian-themed slot Pyramid King

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Turning out the hits is what Pragmatic Play does and its fourth new title for the month of June, Pyramid King, does not disappoint. The 5-reel, 3-row, 25 payline slot takes players on a journey to the familiar setting of the deserts of Ancient Egypt where they find a whole lot of sand and heat ...

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Betsoft’s The Hive launches at Intertops Poker with special spins offer

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Betsoft’s sweet new online slot game The Hive is live at Intertops Poker and players can’t stop talking buzzing about it. The title is located in the casino games section and provides a unique gaming experience with a hexagonal grid and fun bee characters. To make things interesting with the new launch, Intertops Poker ...

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Intertops Poker brings back Wipeout Series R&A Poker Tournaments with up to $9,000 up for grabs

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Players at Intertops Poker love their re-buy action. Because players want to have access to online poker re-buy options, the site has decided to bring back its popular Wipeout Series. The Wipeout XL tournaments usually offer $1,500 in guaranteed prize money but this week, Intertops will be offering much bigger tournaments, with one offering, ...

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Coronavirus-related concerns prompting Culinary Workers Union lawsuit

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In southern Nevada and the local branch of the Culinary Workers Union has reportedly announced that it will be filing a lawsuit against ‘major Las Vegas Strip casino companies’ concerning allegations that they have not adequately protected their workforces from the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Saturday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, ...

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Singapore casinos to partially re-open from Wednesday

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In Singapore and the casinos within the Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands facilities will reportedly partially re-open for business from Wednesday after being temporarily shuttered on April 7 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Sunday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the two venues were allowed to begin welcoming visitors ...

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Reveal the secrets of Aztec Temples in Booongo’s new Aztec Sun: Hold and Win game

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Top-rated gaming supplier Booongo has announced a new online slot game Aztec Sun: Hold and Win, featuring hidden gold inside ancient temples. The new game has just released, and players can easily check it out. On top of that, Booongo is hosting a new tournament titled Aztec Sun: Release, allowing players to compete for ...

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Playson adds 6th Reel to new Seven & Fruits slot: CashDays returns July 1st with €40,000 prize pool!

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Playson has released the first game in its “Timeless Fruit Slots” series with a sixth additional reel and classic five paylines. Sevens & Fruits: 6 Reels promises to be an instant classic. The ramped-up version of the popular Sevens & Fruits title, which the leading game developer premiered in April 2018, provides players with an ...

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Greentube debuts Diamond Link: Mighty Sevens video slot

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Hard on the heels of signing a string of content integration deals, the Greentube subsidiary of Austrian gambling giant Novomatic AG has now returned to announce the launch of its new Diamond Link: Mighty Sevens video slot. The Vienna-headquartered developer used an official Tuesday press release to detail that the five-reel and 25-payline advance ...

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Golden Genie and the Walking Wilds premiered by Nolimit City Limited

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Only two weeks after premiering its Bonus Bunnies video slot, Maltese online casino games developer Nolimit City Limited has returned to announce the launch of its new five-reel and 20-payline Golden Genie and the Walking Wilds innovation. Headquartered in the Valletta suburb of Gzira, the firm used an official Tuesday press release to declare ...

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Casinos across Illinois to partially re-open from Wednesday morning

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The ten riverboat casinos in the American state of Illinois are reportedly set to re-open from Wednesday morning after being temporarily shuttered some 15 weeks ago owing to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Thursday report from the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper, the decision from Illinois Governor Jay Robert Pritzker (pictured) comes some two weeks ...

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Official ultimatum for operator behind struggling Imperial Palace Saipan

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In the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the firm behind the under-construction Imperial Palace Saipan has reportedly been officially ordered to appoint a new leader by July 10 or risk the prospect of losing its casino-operating license. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited has been ...

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Former executives at The Drew Las Vegas file compensation lawsuit

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In Nevada and the man behind the coming $2.5 billion The Drew Las Vegas casino resort is reportedly being sued over claims that he has not honored the contracts of five former executives he sacked amid the state’s coronavirus-related lockdown. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the lawsuit filed ...

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Missouri Gaming Commission vote makes Penn spin-off GLPI St. Louis monopoly

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St. Louis area casinos will all soon have a single landlord after on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, the Missouri Gaming Commission gave REIT (real estate investment trust) Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. (GLPI) the green light to buy the real estate of downtown casino Lumière Place. The casino will continue to be run by ...

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Realistic Games Limited heralds wide release of new Bar-X Pull Tab advance

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British online casino games developer Realistic Games Limited has announced the widespread release of its new Bar-X Pull Tab game some four weeks after initially launching the instant-win title on an exclusive basis with 888Bingo.com. The innovator used an official Thursday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare that its ...

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Red Rake Gaming launches new star-studded Super 15 Stars online slot game

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Red Rake Gaming has launched a brand-new video slot this month titled Super 15 Stars, a much-anticipated release for fans of the Super series. This 5×3 game has all the features of the Super series and includes an extra with the Stars Fusion Minigame, which only adds to the excitement during reel spinning. New ...

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Nevada Gaming Commission approves amendments regarding cashless gaming systems

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On Thursday, the Nevada Gaming Commission approved eight new amendments regarding cashless gaming systems. The amendments were made to existing regulations. Supporters of cashless options feel that this change is the first step needed to revolutionize the way casinos complete financial transactions. Amendment Changes: The amendments to the gaming regulations are effective immediately. Because ...

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Play’n GO introduces a “new face” via its Cat Wilde and the Doom of Dead slot

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Play’n GO is keeping it in the family with its latest release, Cat Wilde and the Doom of Dead, an Egyptian-themed game that promises to engage a new generation of slot players. Following in the footsteps of her archeologist/explorer father, Rich Wilde, one of the Swedish online casino games developer’s most well-known characters, the vivacious ...

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Kenyan legislators vote to abandon 20% sportsbetting turnover tax

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In Kenya and federal legislators have reportedly passed a measure that would eliminate the controversial 20% turnover tax local online sportsbetting operators have been required to pay since 2018. According to a report from CalvinAyre.com, the contentious duty applies to the total sum including stake bookmakers pay winners following the conclusion of a wager ...

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Netherlands regulator ordered to reassess its licensing protocols

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In the Netherlands and the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) gambling regulator has reportedly been officially ordered to reassess whether its licensing protocols are compatible with the laws of the European Union. According to a report from iGamingBusiness.com, the directive from the country’s Council of State comes after online casino and sportsbook operator Kindred Group won a ...

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Evolution expands player base in Colombia via of First Person deal with Rush Street

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In a move that strengthens its existing partnership with Rush Street Interactive, Evolution Gaming (EVO:Stockholm) has announced a deal that will see it launch six of its First Person games on RushBet.co for the Colombian gaming market. Titles including First Person Roulette, Lightning Roulette, Blackjack, Dream Catcher, Baccarat and Mega Ball, all of which ...

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