Legal attempt to stop Rhode Island sportsbetting services shot down

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In Rhode Island and a local psychiatrist has reportedly failed in an attempt to get the eastern American state’s successful land-based and mobile sportsbetting services declared as unconstitutional. According to a Monday report from The Newport Daily News newspaper, Daniel Harrop is a Republican that has unsuccessfully stood to be mayor of the city of ...

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Governor Murphy eyeing July 4th as possible reopening day for Atlantic City casinos

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Casinos in New Jersey that have been shut down since mid-March amidst the coronavirus pandemic may reopen as soon as July 4th, according to Governor Phil Murphy. The governor spoke on Sunday with WOND-AM 1400 and commented on tentative plans to reopen. Potential for Reopening: The governor was on the AC Mike Show on ...

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Pragmatic Play Live Casino suite now available with online operator Royal Panda via commercial agreement

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Hot on the heels of its third new May slot release and leading multi-product content provider to the iGaming industry, Pragmatic Play, has agreed a commercial deal with online casino Royal Panda. Under the terms of the agreement, the online operator will gain access to the developer’s extensive Live Casino portfolio, which includes such ...

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Bloomberry Resorts Corporation subject of second Bangladesh Bank lawsuit

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In the United States and the national bank of Bangladesh has reportedly filed a civil complaint against 17 entities including casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corporation concerning the 2016 theft from its coffers of approximately $81 million. According to a Monday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the legal action from Bangladesh Bank has been lodged ...

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iSoftBet launches supercharged online slot sequel Hot Shots 2

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Sometimes, the only thing better than the original is the sequel. Online casino content provider iSoftBet has decided to launch a sequel this week with the release of Hot Shots 2. This game invites players to lace their boots and get ready to score huge wins in a football-based slot experience. Ultra Bet Included: ...

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Evoplay Entertainment shoots and scores with dynamic new instant game Penalty Shoot-out

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Ukraine-based game development studio Evoplay Entertainment has released its new dynamic gambling instant game Penalty Shoot-out, where players beat the goalkeeper, score a penalty shootout and win the prize! The immersive football-themed instant game is ideally-suited for fans who enjoy the non-stop action of the international tournament scene including the now postponed Euro 2020 ...

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OneTouch Technology Limited goes futuristic with Neon 2077 slot

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Two months after launching its Wild Sorcery video slot and mobile-friendly online casino games developer OneTouch Technology Limited has now returned to announce the debut of its new five-reel and 25-payline Neon 2077 advance. The Isle of Man-based innovator used a short Thursday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to describe ...

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The Star Sydney agrees new 20-year tax regime with EGM exclusivity

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In Australia and local casino operator The Star Entertainment Group Limited has announced the signing of a 20-year arrangement that is to see its The Star Sydney venue pay a flat 29% tax on all revenues from its mass-market gaming tables through to the middle of 2041. The Brisbane-headquartered firm used an official press ...

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Nevada casino market chalks up record low win for April of just $3.6 million

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The 442 commercial casinos in Nevada reportedly saw their aggregate win for April decline by 99.6% year-on-year to just $3.6 million as a direct result of being shuttered in order to help counter the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper citing official information from the Nevada Gaming ...

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The Betting and Gaming Council hopeful of continuing government support

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), ‘to keep being flexible’ in his support for the nation’s regulated betting and gaming industry as it begins to emerge from a raft of coronavirus-related lockdown measures. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% ...

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Recovery in Macau aggregated gross gaming revenues remains elusive

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Travel restrictions implemented to help stop the spread of coronavirus were reportedly largely to blame as Macau recorded a 93.2% year-on-year decrease in aggregated gross gaming revenues for last month to just $220.94 million. According to reports from GGRAsia and Inside Asian Gaming citing official figures from the enclave’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, ...

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Juicy Stakes Casino offering Weeklong Slots Tournament featuring four popular Betsoft online slot titles

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Online slot fans have an opportunity to win up to $400 in a new slots tournament offered at Juicy Stakes Casino. Starting on June 1st, players can compete in the tournament that features four popular slots of Betsoft Gaming; Reels of Wealth, Total Overdrive, The Angler and Back to Venus. Play through June 9th ...

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Realistic Games releases BAR-X Game Changer courtesy of Electrocoin partnership

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Following a successful two-week exclusivity period with the GVC group, British online casino software company Realistic Games has made its latest title, Bar-X Game Changer, available across its entire network. The developer has adapted the famous Bar–X land-based brand for online slot players. The launch of Realistic’s third Game Changer slot comes on the ...

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Louisiana Senate approves daily fantasy sports legislation

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On Friday, the Louisiana Senate approved a measure that will allow residents of the state to take part in real money online fantasy sports. The House of Representatives sent over the measure, calling for a ballot measure to see voters decide if the option should be allowed. Representative Tanner Magee is responsible for creating ...

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Spearhead Studios launches new Book of Gates online slot via Wunderino

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Successful developer Spearhead Studios has announced their latest online slot launch, Book of Gates. Available at Wunderino, a German casino operator, the game features Sir Percy Forcet, a British explorer in search of hidden treasures. Join the explorer as he travels inside the tomb of a mighty pharaoh using a unique ancient Egyptian scroll ...

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Get the party started with Pragmatic Play’s new fruity feature-packed online slot

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Pragmatic Play has launched its third new title for the month of May, Fruit Party, which is jam-packed with fruity flavor and big win potential. The online casino games developer’s colorful 7×7 video slot has a cluster pays system that distinguishes itself from traditional games, and Random Multipliers that can combine up to x256. ...

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Habanero releases new science fiction inspired slot Techno Tumble

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Malta-based supplier of slots and table games for online and land-based play, Habanero, has launched its latest title, Techno Tumble. In addition to its pleasing aesthetics and sensational sound effect, the futuristic game features an unconventional reel-free mechanic alongside grouped pay-outs that are drawn from as many as 45 gem-colored balls that randomly fall ...

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Dance to the music with new Beat the House video slot from High 5 Games

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A little over three months after inking a games supply deal with renowned iGaming operator Bet365, American online casino games developer High 5 Games has now returned to announce the debut of its new Beat the House video slot. The New York-headquartered firm used an official Wednesday press release to declare that its latest ...

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Blueprint Gaming Limited releases new Rhino Rampage video slot

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British online casino games developer Blueprint Gaming Limited has announced the launch of its five-reel and 25-payline Rhino Rampage video slot complete with its new Lightning Spins bonus feature concept. The Newark-headquartered firm used an official May 21 press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to pronounce that its latest three-line title ...

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NetEnt AB experiencing Street Fighter II: The World Warrior Slot troubles

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Only a week after launching its Street Fighter II: The World Warrior Slot and Swedish online casino games developer NetEnt AB has now reportedly been forced to pull the five-reel video slot from circulation due to technical difficulties. According to a Thursday report from BigWinBoard.com, the five-line title is themed around one of the ...

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Ohio sportsbetting legalization one step closer to becoming a reality

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The Ohio House of Representatives reportedly overwhelmingly passed proposed legislation yesterday that could soon see the Midwestern state become the latest to legalize online and land-based sportsbetting. According to a report from the Dayton Daily News newspaper, the Republican-controlled chamber approved House Bill 194 by a margin of 83 to ten on Thursday so ...

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ORYX Gaming bolsters presence in Romania courtesy of new content distribution agreement with Superbet

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Slovenian software and services provider for the iGaming industry, Oryx Gaming, has inked an agreement to integrate its ORYX Hub games platform with one of Romania’s leading betting and igaming operators, Superbet. Under the terms of the content distribution deal, the Bragg Gaming Group, company’s entire portfolio of proprietary titles, alongside third-party games from top ...

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Playtech taking ‘full responsibility’ for subordinate’s failings

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British online casino games developer Playtech has reportedly announced that it will be making a charitable donation worth £3.5 million ($4.3 million) as part of an effort to take ‘full responsibility’ for the shortcomings of its former PT Entertainment Services (PTES) Limited subsidiary. According to a Thursday report from the Racing Post newspaper, the ...

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City of Dreams Manila preparing for soft reopening

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City of Dreams Manila is getting ready for a soft reopening, beginning with COVID-19 testing for staff members. Employees will be housed on-site for safety and the gaming floor reconfigured to promote social distancing. At the gaming tables, the casino will limit tables to three players. The owner of the property, Melco Resorts & ...

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Red Rake Gaming debuts new 1st of the Irish video slot

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Exactly one week after premiering a portfolio-wide progressive tournaments tool and Spanish online casino games developer Red Rake Gaming has now announced the launch of its new six-reel 1st of the Irish video slot. The Valencia-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to describe its latest five-line innovation as a ‘cluster video slot’ ...

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Lottoland launches first UK charity focused lotto

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Lottoland, a top operating lotto betting company, has announced the launch of its first charity focused lotto for the UK. Win-Win Charity Lotto will donate money to four charities, offering 20p of every pound bet to a good cause. The Marine Conservation Society, Hospice UK, The British Red Cross and Keep Britain Tidy will ...

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Microgaming inks exclusive distribution agreement with Argentinian design studio Neko Games

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Isle of Man-based gambling software company, Microgaming, has welcomed yet another studio to its content aggregation platform, having signed an exclusive agreement with Argentinian firm, Neko Games. The up-and-coming developer that specializes in “creating games with a Latin American twist,” will help Microgaming diversify its award-winning portfolio for its customers across the globe. Latin ...

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Italian sportsbetting industry facing proposed 0.5% turnover tax

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In Italy and the federal Chamber of Deputies has reportedly passed legislation that could require all licensed sportsbetting operators to pay an additional 0.5% tax on turnover so as to fund programs to help the nation in recovering from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Tuesday report from SBC News, the ...

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Rich Wilde searches for the Shield of Athena in popular Play’n GO series

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Swedish developer Play’n GO has extended its hugely successful Rich Wilde franchise with the launch of the fifth installment, Rich Wilde and the Shield of Athena. In this chapter in the adventures of the supplier‘s most “prominent” character, the intrepid explorer is joined by his daughter, Cat Wilde as they travel to the island of ...

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South Korea’s Kangwon Land Casino postpones full re-opening

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In South Korea and the operator behind the Kangwon Land Casino has reportedly announced that the facility has postponed its planned full re-opening following a recent spike in local coronavirus infections. According to reports from Inside Asian Gaming and GGRAsia, the revelation from Kangwon Land Incorporated came after South Korea recorded its biggest daily ...

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British iGaming operator criticized for social responsibility failings

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In the United Kingdom and the operator behind the iGaming domains at TitanBet.co.uk and Winner.co.uk reportedly surrendered its license last year before the damning results of an official investigation into its social responsibility and anti-money laundering processes could be released. According to a Wednesday report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), PT Entertainment Services ...

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Bristol, Virginia’s city council unanimously approves Hard Rock International as preferred casino operator

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Hard Rock International, along with The United Company and Par Ventures, has been endorsed by the Bristol, Virginia City Council as the preferred operator of a proposed casino at the site of a former shopping mall. In November 2019, the globally recognized brand, which is an enterprise of the federally-recognized Seminole Tribe of Florida, was ...

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Yggdrasil adds Reflex Gaming to YG Masters Program

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Reflex Gaming, a well-known omni-channel game machine supplier as well as digital games developer, is now part of the YG Masters program of Yggdrasil. The developer is looking to accelerate its growth plans, now having instant access to the supplier’s GATI standardization technology. They can use this tech as a go-to market interface to ...

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MetalCasino.com to ‘deepen links’ with heavy metal community

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The heavy metal music-themed online casino at MetalCasino.com has announced the premiere of a new area of its site that is dedicated to video slots featuring some of the planet’s most legendary hard rock performers. The Malta and United Kingdom-licensed domain used an official Wednesday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events ...

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Downtown Las Vegas casino owner giving away 1,700 free flights to jump-start tourism

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As casinos in Las Vegas prepare to reopen, operators are trying to find ways to bring in tourists. One owner of two downtown casinos decided to give away free flights to Sin City as a way to jump-start the tourism numbers. Derek Stevens gave away a total of 1,700 flights, with players snatching them ...

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Former Head Coach of Oklahoma State and Kentucky Dies at Age 84

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The former head coach of great NCAA college basketball universities such as Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State, and San Francisco, Eddie Sutton, passed away at the old age of 84. The legendary men’s college basketball coach died on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 from natural causes at his home in South Tulsa, Oklahoma while surrounded ...

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Nevada governor “ready to begin Phase 2 of reopening” starting Friday; gaming businesses on track to open June 4

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After last week setting a target reopening date for the state’s gaming industry, in a statement Tuesday evening, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said Phase 2 of his “Roadmap to Recovery” plan will begin on Friday, May 29, paving the way for the Las Vegas Strip and other statewide gaming operations to reopen on June ...

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MGM China Holdings Limited secures enlarged credit facility

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Macau casino operator MGM China Holdings Limited has reportedly announced that it has been granted a new revolving credit facility that it will utilize to help its business survive the recent slowdown caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to reports from Inside Asian Gaming and GGRAsia, the Hong Kong-listed firm used an official ...

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Australian bookmaker hails the post-coronavirus return of domestic sports

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Australian online bookmaker PointsBet Holdings Proprietary Limited has reportedly welcomed news that two of its home nation’s most popular sporting leagues are set to resume action before the end of this year’s second quarter. According to a report from the online gambling news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) is to emerge ...

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United Remote aggregation alliance for Revolver Gaming

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A little over a month after agreeing a content distribution deal with White Hat Gaming and British online casino games studio Revolver Gaming has now returned to announce the signing of a similar arrangement with new iGaming software aggregator United Remote. The London-headquartered firm used an official press release to explain that the alliance ...

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Ladbrokes and Coral preparing to offering betting for Royal Ascot

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that non-essential shops can reopen starting on June 15th. For bookmakers, this works out well as the popular Royal Ascot is set to take place on the 16th. GVC, the parent company of Ladbrokes and Coral, announced they are prepared and will have some shops open ...

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Scout Gaming nominated for EGR B2B Awards in Fantasy Sports Supplier category

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As a licensed and regulated B2B provider of daily fantasy sports and betting solutions, Scout Gaming Group is recognized often for its service options. The provider has some of the largest online operators on their client list and continues to offer the only liquidity network for fantasy sports in Europe. Just recently, it was ...

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Tripple Cherry’s premium slots go live at online casinos BigBola and Betmotion!

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Casino software developer Triple Cherry has announced that its premium video slots are now live at Betmotion! and BigBola online casinos. The two Latin American virtual casinos will now be able to offer their players a complete selection of high-quality games, all of which have a broad range of themes, giving them an array ...

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EGT Interactive Limited enters Slovakian iGaming market via eTipos.sk deal

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Bulgarian online casino games and software developer EGT Interactive Limited has announced the signing of a deal that has brought its complete portfolio of content to players in Slovakia via the iGaming domain at eTipos.sk. The Sofia-headquartered innovator used an official Tuesday press release to detail that the arrangement means that online gaming aficionados ...

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Minnesota tribal casinos starting to re-open following coronavirus shutdown

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The many tribal casinos in the American state of Minnesota are reportedly starting to re-open after being forced to close from mid-March as part of a campaign to stop the spread of a coronavirus strain that has so far killed some 850 locals. According to a report from the Star Tribune newspaper, the rural ...

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Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung Sun passes away at the age of 98

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One of the key men responsible for transforming Macau into the world’s premiere casino hotspot, Stanley Ho Hung Sun (pictured), reportedly passed away at a Hong Kong hospital early this morning at the age of 98. According to reports from GGRAsia and Inside Asian Gaming, Ho was born in British-controlled Hong Kong in 1921 ...

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Okada Manila to lay off at least 1,000 workers amid continuing lockdown

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In the Philippines and the giant Okada Manila integrated casino resort is reportedly set to lay off at least 1,000 employees as it struggles to come to terms with its temporary shuttering due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the metropolitan Manila facility operated by the Tiger ...

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Push Gaming agrees commercial deal with Glitnor Group

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In keeping with its goal this year to reach even more players, London-based full-service B2B gaming supplier, Push Gaming, has agreed a commercial deal with the Glitnor Group, which is led by former Vera&John chief executive Johan Königslehner, and its portfolio of operators. Under the terms of the agreement, the UK-based supplier of quality ...

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PlayAGS Incorporated inks NJ.Unibet.com alliance

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American digital gaming entertainments specialist PlayAGS Incorporated has announced the signing of a deal that is to see it begin supplying the New Jersey-facing online casino at NJ.Unibet.com with access to a selection of its real-money games. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to declare that the arrangement will involve the ...

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Booming Games expands reach courtesy of new distribution agreement with Singular

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International gaming and FinTech company, Singular, and online casino games developer Booming Games have entered into a distribution agreement that will further extend the latter’s content reach. The deal has made the Malta-based developer’s entire games portfolio of more than 60 HTML5 slots available on Singular’s platform. The integration includes popular titles such as ...

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