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ATG boss lambastes Swedish authorities for lack of financial support


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In Sweden and the boss for the nation’s newly-privatized AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) horseracing operator has reportedly criticized the government for failing to make locally-licensed sportsbetting firms financially contribute to its sport. According to a report from the news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, Hasse Lord Skarploth serves as Chief Executive Officer for the former ...

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Relax Gaming boosts market penetration in UK via Paddy Power and Betfair deal


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In a strategic move that further enhances its presence in the United Kingdom, B2B iGaming provider and aggregator Relax Gaming has agreed a content integration deal with Paddy Power and Betfair. Under the terms of the agreement, the two leading Flutter Entertainment plc brands have gained access to a broad range of content from ...

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Veikkaus Oy criticized over history of no-bid IGT agreements


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In Finland and gaming operator Veikkaus Oy has reportedly been told that it violated local procurement rules by continually lengthening and altering a long-running supply deal it had with British innovator International Game Technology (IGT). According to a report from the news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, the state-run firm agreed its original five-year central gaming ...

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Pragmatic Play agrees new commercial deal with EveryMatrix for Live Casino


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Pragmatic Play has inked yet another commercial deal for its Live Casino vertical after making the “burgeoning” offering available to various casino clients of EveryMatrix in Europe and Latin America. Recent Pragmatic launches including Roulette and Blackjack Azure will be made available to the online casinos, while Mega Sic Bo, localized Roulette games, and ...

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Crown Resorts Limited inquiry hears about relaxed James Packer stance


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In Australia and an official inquiry into the casino license suitability of Crown Resorts Limited has reportedly been told how the firm’s largest shareholder was seemingly unconcerned about allegations a potential investor may have held business links with former Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho Hung Sun. According to a Monday report from The Guardian ...

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Baden-Württembergische Spielbanken sees drop in casino revenues


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Baden-Württembergische Spielbanken is a state-owned casino group in Germany that operates three casinos. The operators first six moths of gross gaming revenues are in and a drop of 34.5% was recorded. The Baden-Baden casino, Stuttgart and Konstanz only earned €24.1 million during the six-month time frame. Drop in Business The main reason behind the ...

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Cambodian casinos slowly re-opening following coronavirus shutdown


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In Cambodia and at least ten casinos have now reportedly been given permission to partially re-open after being temporarily closed from the first day of April as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing an earlier story from The Phnom Penh Post newspaper, the revelation ...

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Chicago Bears and PointsBet team up in new sports betting partnership deal


Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Top-rated sportsbook operator, PointsBet, has signed a new deal with NFL team, the Chicago Bears. The operator will now be the first sports betting sponsor of the football team. As a sponsor, PointsBet now has access to the Bears logos, IP and marks plus opportunities for sponsorships and brand visibility via digital platforms. Working ...

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First-ever Midland Poker Tour coming to Illinois next month


Monday, September 28, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, live poker options have been few and far between. However, a new poker tour is hitting the circuit next month, offering players plenty of poker action along with a way to give back to charity. From October 2-4, the Sheraton Suites Chicago Elk Grove will host the first-ever Midway ...

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Caesars, Apollo approach William Hill UK with £2.9bn takeover bid


Monday, September 28, 2020

Caesars Entertainment and Apollo Management International LLP have reportedly sent takeover proposals to UK bookmaker William Hill PLC. The London-listed company is now a big operator in the US and the talks with the two companies are ongoing. William Hill has reiterated that there is no certainty that a deal will take place and ...

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Buenos Aires passes online gambling legalization legislation


Monday, September 28, 2020

In Argentina and the government for the giant city of Buenos Aires has reportedly passed legislation that will allow local land-based bingo, slot and casino operators to launch compatriot online services. According to a report from the news domain at G3Newswire, the measure is to permit local firms currently involved in running ‘physical’ gambling ...

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IGT extends Minnesota Lottery scratchcard supply alliance


Monday, September 28, 2020

British lottery and gaming machines innovator International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that its IGT Global Solutions Corporation subsidiary has inked a two-year extension to its current scratchcard deal with the Minnesota Lottery. The London-headquartered firm used an official press release to declare that its subordinate has been supplying the American lottery operator with a range ...

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Flutter Entertainment inks five-year OpenSports extension


Monday, September 28, 2020

American iGaming, lottery and gaming machines innovator Scientific Games Corporation has announced the signing of an agreement that has given prominent operator Flutter Entertainment permission to continue utilizing the OpenSports sportsbetting platform from its SG Digital subsidiary. The Las Vegas-headquartered behemoth used an official press release to detail that the five-year extension follows the ...

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Kimihito Kamori convicted for his part in Hokkaido casino bribery scandal


Monday, September 28, 2020

In Japan and the former boss for local tourism firm Kamori Kanko Company Limited has reportedly been hit with a ten-month suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of attempting to bribe erstwhile government minister Tsukasa Akimoto. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the judgment against Kimihito Kamori (pictured) was the first ...

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Pragmatic Play releases new online slot with Irish theme Wild Wild Riches


Monday, September 28, 2020

Pragmatic Play has enhanced its fast-growing games portfolio with Wild Wild Riches, the fourth and final release for the month of September. And while Saint Patrick’s Day is until March, it’s never too early for a bit of the luck of the Irish! Set in a lush meadow, flanked by a white picket fence ...

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Yggdrasil releases highly anticipated sequel Valley of the Gods 2


Sunday, September 27, 2020

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 ...

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EGT Interactive launches new Mythical Treasure online slot game


Sunday, September 27, 2020

A new fantasy world awaits in EGT Interactive’s new Mythical Treasure online slot game. Immerse yourself in an epic adventure with the chance to win big prizes on the reels of this new release. An unbeatable warrior is the main character in search of the mythical treasure. Join his effort and come across exciting ...

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Red Rake Gaming premieres new Lorelei’s Pearls video slot


Saturday, September 26, 2020

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 ...

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Enjoy some CandyBlasted entertainment from High 5 Games


Saturday, September 26, 2020

American online casino games developer High 5 Games has announced that players can now enjoy its new ten-reel CandyBlasted video slot for the chance to walk away with ‘sweet wins’ that could reach as high as 2,963 times their triggering bet. The New York-headquartered innovator used an official September 12 press release to state ...

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Survey finds support for the legalization of casinos in Northern Ireland


Friday, September 25, 2020

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 ...

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Betting and Gaming Council unveils new online code of conduct


Friday, September 25, 2020

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 ...

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