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Yggdrasil releases highly anticipated sequel Valley of the Gods 2

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Gibraltar and Malta-based online gaming solutions provider Yggdrasil Gaming Ltd has released its latest title Valley of the Gods 2, the highly-anticipated sequel to its 2017 smash hit, Valley of the Gods. An “instant classic,” the original version of the ancient Egyptian-themed game proved so popular with players that building the sequel was a ...

Red Rake Gaming premieres new Lorelei’s Pearls video slot

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Almost a month after launching its Wild Animals video slot,  Spanish online casino games developer Red Rake Gaming has now returned to announce the debut of its new five-reel and 25-payline Lorelei’s Pearls innovation. The Valencia-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to declare that its latest three-row video slot is a mermaid-themed ...

Survey finds support for the legalization of casinos in Northern Ireland

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In Northern Ireland and a local government poll has reportedly found ‘strong support’ for the establishment of an independent gambling regulator in addition to considerable backing for a proposal that would see land-based casinos legalized. According to a Thursday report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the survey carried out by the devolved Department ...

Betting and Gaming Council unveils new online code of conduct

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In the United Kingdom and the Betting and Gaming Council has announced the premiere of a new code of conduct for the design of online casino games that it believes will help to improve player safety and tackle issues surrounding problem gambling. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo ...

Stakelogic new partnership with iSoftBet expands its reach among operators and players

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Dutch online casino games developer Stakelogic has partnered with iSoftBet in a deal that will see its content made available to even more players in newly-regulated markets and with a greater number of operators. Under the terms of the content distribution agreement, the Eindhoven-headquartered company’s state-of-the-art online casino games such as Rambo, The Expendables Megaways, ...

Crown Resorts Limited temporarily suspends all external junket activities

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Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Limited has reportedly announced that it has suspended ‘all activity’ with external junket operators until the end of June as part of an in-house review into its ‘compliance and governance processes.’ According to a report from GGRAsia, the Sydney-listed firm made the revelation via an official filing as it ...

Intertops Poker’s Football Frenzy Tournaments return for NFL Football season

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Intertops Poker has brought back its popular Football Frenzy poker tournaments series, adding new weekly tournaments that combine the excitement of NFL football with the thrill of poker! Players can take advantage of the tournaments three times a week, starting with the Thursday Night Football $600 GTD, while the $400 GTD Bounty Run Final ...

Indianapolis Colts sportsbook partnership for PointsBet USA

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Australian online bookmaker PointsBet Holdings Proprietary Limited has announced the signing of a deal that has seen its PointsBet USA subsidiary become an official sportsbetting partner for the Indianapolis Colts franchise of the National Football League (NFL). The Melbourne-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to declare that the arrangement will allow its ...

United Kingdom to debut coronavirus-induced Job Support Scheme

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In the United Kingdom and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), has unveiled a new program that is aiming to prevent any large-scale job losses in the wake of the nation’s recent partial return to coronavirus-related lockdown. According to a report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the Job Support Scheme was ...

Tennessee sportsbetting licenses for DraftKings Incorporated and FanDuel Group

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Prominent online sportsbook operators FanDuel Group and DraftKings Incorporated have reportedly become among the first to be granted conditional licenses that will allow them to offer their services to punters in the southern American state of Tennessee. According to a Wednesday report from local television broadcaster WXMI-TV, the pair have been joined by the ...

Crown Resorts Limited well positioned to weather slow Crown Sydney start

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The more conservative financial profile currently being maintained by Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Limited should reportedly allow the firm to better weather the anticipated slow start to business for its coming Crown Sydney development. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, this is the opinion of global credit rations agency Fitch Ratings ...

Delta Corps Adda52com to power first-ever WPT Online India series November 5-22

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Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE) subsidiary, World Poker Tour (WPT) has partnered with Delta Corp Limited‘s (NSE:DELTACORP) market leading poker site Adda52 to bring players in India the first online tournament series, WPT Online India. To be highlighted by the INR 25 million ($340,000) guaranteed WPT Online India Main Event, the 18-day series ...

Playtech partners with Responsible Gambling Council to strengthen and advance gambling industry standards

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Gambling software development company Playtech (LON:PTEC) has joined forces with the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC), a Canada-based independent non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention in problem gambling, in an effort to better understand, inform and advance safer gambling, mental health and digital wellbeing. Lauded as “one of the first examinations of safer gambling alongside ...

Betting and Gaming Council criticizes 10pm casino closing decision

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In the United Kingdom and yesterday’s decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include casinos on the list of venues that must now shut by 10pm owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted a dire warning from the Betting and Gaming Council. Representing approximately 90% of the United Kingdom’s gaming, sportsbetting, casino and ...

Manila casino authorization for International Entertainment Corporation

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Following many months of negotiations and Asian hotel and leisure operator International Entertainment Corporation has reportedly announced that it has finally received conditional approval to transform one of its Philippines properties into a full-scale integrated casino resort. According to a Tuesday report from G3Newswire, the Hong Kong-listed firm revealed that its Marina Square Properties ...

Colombia temporarily legalizes online scratchcard and bingo games

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The gambling regulator for the South American nation of Colombia has reportedly published measures that are to regulate the temporary legalization of online scratchcard and bingo games. According to a report from the news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, the move from the Coljuegos authority comes after the country ratified a measure in June that has ...

GGPoker to host highly anticipated 2020 Battle of Malta in November with $3,000,000 Main Event

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GGPoker, flagship online poker skin of GGNetwork, together with Battle of Malta organizers Casino Malta by Olympic Casino have announced they will host the 2020 version of the popular festival in November. The highly anticipated 2020 Battle of Malta live event was originally scheduled for October but was postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

NetEnt agrees deal with Wind Creek Hospitality for launch in Pennsylvania’s fast-growing iGaming market

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Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming and hospitality arm of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI Gaming), has partnered with Swedish online casino software provider NetEnt in a deal that will see it gain access to the firm’s games portfolio for launch in Pennsylvania’s burgeoning iGaming market. After in August adding real money gaming (RMG) ...

Syndicate lodges applications for new Kentucky horseracing and slot venues

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In Kentucky and Keeneland Race Course has announced the inking of a deal with the majority owners of the compatriot Kentucky Downs facility that is to see the group work towards bringing new casino and horseracing venues to the state’s southeastern corner. The Lexington-headquartered track used an official Monday press release to detail that ...

Revised opening target for under-construction Emerald Bay Resort and Casino

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In the Philippines and the PH Resorts Group Holdings Incorporated subordinate of local conglomerate Udenna Corporation has reportedly announced that its coming Emerald Bay Resort and Casino should be fully open before the second quarter of 2022. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Manila-listed firm made the declaration after receiving ‘pre-effective ...