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British online gamblers could soon face a £100 monthly ‘soft cap’ on losses


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

In the United Kingdom and a prominent cross-party think-tank is reportedly set to recommend that the nation’s online gamblers not be allowed to lose more than £100 ($131) a month without first undergoing a strict set of new affordability checks. According to a Tuesday report from The Guardian newspaper, this monthly ‘soft cap’ proposal ...

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WSOP.com concludes Online Series with 31 events producing over $26m in prize money


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

On Friday, WSOP.com hosted its final Online Series events. Overall, the series offered one event per day and provided 31 gold bracelets to deserving players. In the end, over $26.8 million was awarded in prize money from the 31 events. Over 44,000 entries were seen during the series, which was opened to players from ...

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Playson boosts UK presence via new content deal with STech for its new SpaceCasino brand


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

After recently launching its August CashDays Tournament, Playson has now announced that it has inked a content agreement with iGaming platform provider STech Technology for its UK facing website SpaceCasino. Players are now able to access the developer’s entire offering of hit titles such as Solar Queen, the Book of Gold trilogy, and Buffalo ...

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Wynn Macau Limited experiences second-quarter disappointment


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Asian casino operator Wynn Macau Limited has reportedly released its unaudited financial results for the second quarter showing that it experienced a drop of 98.2% year-on-year in overall operating revenues to just $20.6 million. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Hong Kong-listed firm used an official filing to detail that its ...

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Coronavirus consequences see IGT post a second-quarter loss of $94 million


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

British lottery and gaming machines innovator International Game Technology (IGT) reportedly recorded an overall loss of $94 million for the second quarter of the year owing to a downturn in business caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the London-headquartered firm saw its adjusted company-wide earnings before ...

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Pragmatic Play launches new online video slot Aztec Gems Deluxe with four jackpot feature


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

It appears that multi-tasking is something that Pragmatic Play is adept, having simultaneously closed a major deal with 888 Holdings and launched its next deluxe title, Aztec Gems Deluxe. In their search of the lost Aztec temple, players will find the new “deluxe” version of the 2018 original South American themed slot scaled down ...

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GGPoker’s WSOP Online Events Continue with Two New Bracelet Winners


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The WSOP Online Series is far from over at GGPoker. The online poker platform is offering gold bracelet events through September, with players from around the world competing to own the coveted hardware. Over the weekend, two events finished up, with brand new players earning a gold bracelet, putting their poker skills to the ...

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New York Mets Yoenis Cespedes Opts out of the 2020 MLB Season


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The superstar outfielder of the New York Mets, Yoenis Cespedes, did not report to Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 for a game against the Atlanta Braves. His team was worried about him after not being able to get a hold of him following multiple attempts to do so. News ...

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Gambling Commission launches latest safer gambling campaign


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has reportedly announced the launch of a new campaign that has been designed to increase awareness of safer iGaming control tools alongside problem gambling support groups such as GamCare and GambleAware. According to a Monday report from SBCNews, the public body declared that its Nine Ways to ...

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William Hill US opens temporary sportsbook at Capital One Arena


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The Capital One Arena in Washington is now offering sports betting, thanks to a temporary setup by William Hill. As the operator plans to construct a permanent sportsbook, the box office of the Arena is now home to self-service kiosks and betting windows. Betting began on Friday and players have continued to line up ...

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Westmoreland Mall prepares for dealer school as Live! Casino Pittsburgh nears completion


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

In the former Bon-Ton space of the Westmoreland Mall, the Live! Casino Pittsburgh is currently being constructed. As the casino gets closer to fruition, table game dealers are needed. The Westmoreland County Community College is preparing to start a live dealer school at the mall on August 17, in order to prepare dealers to ...

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No reprieve for bar-top slot operators in Las Vegas and Reno


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

In the western American state of Nevada and Governor Steve Sisolak (pictured) has reportedly announced that the coronavirus-related prohibition on the operation of bar-top slots is to remain in place for the cities of Las Vegas and Reno. According to a report from CDC Gaming Reports, the revelation comes after state officials unequivocally closed ...

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Pragmatic Play to launch its slot and live casino content on 888casino


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Following a series of similar partnerships last month, multi-product content provider Pragmatic Play has now agreed a deal with Gibraltar-based gambling company 888 Holdings that will see its slot and live casino products launch on the firm’s flagship online casino brand, 888casino.com. Featured in the integration is Pragmatic’s live casino content featuring land-based player ...

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Wynn Resorts Limited closes Japanese office in Yokohama


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has reportedly closed its office in the Japanese city of Yokohama as part of an ongoing reassessment of its global operations brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Monday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Las Vegas-headquartered firm established its Wynn Resorts Development Japan subsidiary late ...

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IGT and FanDuel Group agree major multi-year sports betting and iGaming deal for U.S. market


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

British multinational gambling company International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) has inked a multi-year agreement with New York City-based bookmaker and daily fantasy sports provider FanDuel Group. The recently agreed deal will see IGT increase its coverage in the rapidly-growing US sports betting market while its PlaySports platform will power all of the provider’s ...

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Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited executives indicted in Saipan


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

In the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and two executives for the firm behind the under-construction Imperial Palace Saipan have reportedly been indicted on federal charges concerning allegations that they may have helped a contractor to illegally import some 600 foreign workers. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Imperial Pacific International ...

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Relax Gaming goes live with Princess Casino in Romanian market


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

In a move that further expands its footprint in Romania, B2B iGaming provider and aggregator Relax Gaming has launched its products with the digital arm of local operator Princess Casino. The collaboration will see premier titles such as the Snake Arena, Money Train, and the Tumble series, from Relax’s in-house portfolio, made available to ...

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Red Tiger enters Estonian iGaming market for the first time via new Betsafe deal


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

After recently growing its fan base in Spain with PlayUZU, casino games development company Red Tiger has made its Estonia debut with online casino and bookmaker Betsafe. The content supply deal gives the Betsson Group subsidiary access to 20 player-favorite online slots for a period of six months and includes such titles as Piggy ...

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Five Caesars Entertainment executives set to receive pay raises while employees are laid off or furloughed


Monday, August 3, 2020

As the casino industry tries to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, employees continue to be laid off or furloughed. Top companies like Caesars Entertainment have been forced to let go of employees due to casino capacity restraints and the current market demand. While employees affected are trying to figure out how to make mortgage ...

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Blueprint Gaming announces blockbuster release of Ted Megaways


Monday, August 3, 2020

Ted is an original slot created by Blueprint Gaming based on the popular 2012 film featuring an obnoxious bear. To bring more to the game, the developer has now released a new version, this time featuring the quality Megaways feature. With this addition, the game now includes 117,649 ways to win as well as ...

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Collect clues and solve the mystery in Play’n GO’s new slot Riddle Reels A Case of Riches


Monday, August 3, 2020

Players will have to use their best sleuthing skills if they want to help solve the mystery in Play’n GO‘s latest release, Riddle Reels: A Case of Riches. Based on the exploits of the world’s best known fictional private detective, Sherlock Holmes, the medium volatility game is a modern-day version of the classic fruit ...

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