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Digitain inks NetBet skill games distribution

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Digitain has lauded its latest distribution deal as coming alongside “one of Europe’s leading operators,” as the multichannel provider unveils a collaboration with NetBet.

Trump-era Wire Act interpretation overturned in appellate court

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In the first days of the new US administration, justices of the First Circuit Court of appeals have overturned efforts by its predecessor to turn the 1961 Wire Act into an federal online gambling ban. Digital lotteries, poker and other casino products can now resume with confidence - although interstate sports betting remains in legal limbo for now.

Covid recovery splitting into winners and losers

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Developed economies are noticing huge disparities between which sectors are recovering after lockdowns, and which are not - a K-shaped trend which the gambling industry is struggling to escape.

Soft and skill gaming options spike online through lockdowns

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Since the very first days of lockdowns being announced across European markets, both online poker and bingo have enjoyed huge spikes in Google search term

Stake caps & the ‘little but often’ revenue strategy

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How to return players to their hobby of betting & gaming, by Steen Madsen, CEO of A GAME ABOVE.com  The FOBT Legacy Like many developments in iGaming, the origin of current demands for stake caps upon iGaming can be traced to one place: The United Kingdom. First to regulate iGaming, with the 2005 Gambling Act, famously liberalising the environment for gaming, generally, featuring...

Digital gaming through Covid19: Social interaction is key

In this product-by-product breakdown, Shaun McCamley, managing partner at Euro Pacific Asia Consultancy, argues that games promoting responsible gambling and social interaction will do best through the Covid19 crisis.   As we move into prolonged lockdowns and increased social distancing measures, the ability to connect through social media platforms has become increasingly important. So will platforms that offer a combination of...

China bans poker,mahjong online video games

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In its latest crackdown on the online video games sector, China has announced a comprehensive ban of hugely popular poker and mahjong products.

EvenBet Gaming shows its mobile-first poker solutions at G2E Asia

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Poker platform developer and casino games vendor EvenBet Gaming is exhibiting at G2E Asia in Macau on 21-23 of May.

Microgaming expands its poker network in Bulgaria

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Microgaming, one of the industry’s leading software providers, is now live with National Lottery AD to provide its award-winning poker platform in Bulgaria. The major poker deal, signed through Prima Networks Limited, marks the first time that…

Nurturing the next generation of poker players

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If the poker sector is going to thrive into the future, it’s vital to create a fun, fair and transparent environment in which even the least-experienced newcomers can flourish. That’s the idea behind GreySnowPoker, a newly launched, Isle of Man

SPiCE 2019: Deltin Group’s Manish Adnani discusses the sportification of skill games

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Eventus International "adds more spice" to SPiCE 2019, with pre-event networking cocktails on the 25th of February 2019 from 17:00 - 21:00 at Goa Marriott Resort & Spa. The SP'iCE' Breaker pre-event networking cocktail is proudly co-sponsored by Spartan…

Videoslots reveals VIP Prize Package for Malta Poker Festival

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Videoslots.com has announced a prize package worth E1500 for one lucky player ahead of this year’s Malta Poker Festival. As main sponsor of the MPF, the online casino operator is offering its customers the chance to play against the winner of the tournament…

BetGames.TV goes live with EFbet

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The leading provider of Live presented games BetGames.TV has finished the integration of its seven multi-channel games into EFbet’s online platform, making it available to numerous players across Bulgaria.

EvenBet pioneers no-rake poker platform

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EvenBet has launched the first no-rake online poker platform NoLimitCoin Poker. Designed to target the growing market embracing cryptocurrency, the latest title follows several launches by the gaming software developer aimed at “re-energising…

Microgaming launches brand new poker software to customers

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Microgaming celebrates the launch of Prima on the MPN, a new online poker client designed to deliver a premium experience to players worldwide. Built with players in mind, the new client features “a streamlined interface to provide easy navigation to cash…

Dedicated Live Bet on poker table in land-based casino

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Within the framework of Vbet Russian Poker Tour, BetConstruct creates a unique experience for players by bringing the live casino from studio to Senator Casino in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia. Being on the edge of technologies, the firm crafts…

BetConstruct powers a guaranteed Vbet Russian Poker Tour

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Teaming up with Russian Poker Tour and partner operator Vbet, BetConstruct has organised the annual live poker tournament taking place on July 13 in Armenia. Vbet Russian Poker Tour is an opportunity for the game fans to come together for an 11 day tournament...

888poker recreates famous ‘Dogs Playing Poker’ painting

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To celebrate its sponsorship of The World Series of Poker, 888poker has recreated the famous ‘Dogs Playing Poker’ painting, by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge. Exclusive images have been released today as the starting flights kick off in Las Vegas In a re”bark”able celebration of its fourth consecutive year of sponsoring the World Series of Poker (WSOP), 888poker.com has released a series of...

French online sports betting achieves record quarter

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ARJEL has reported France’s regulated online market reached a record level over the first quarter of this year. The French gaming regulator announced operators handled E847m in sports betting wagers during the period, a rise of 34 percent

Evenbet announces public player demo for new release Poker Club

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Poker and DFS provider, Evenbet Gaming, has launched its much anticipated public demo for its Evenbet Poker Club. “There has been huge buzz around Evenbet Poker Club since we launched it in May at G2E Asia 2018,” said a spokesman for Evenbet. “Evenbet Poker Club…

EvenBet and We Are Casino agree partnership for poker expansion

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Following a Asian-facing product launch at G2E in macau this year, EvenBet has secured a wide audience for its flagship poker offering through a partnership with We Are Casino. EvenBet Gaming has announced a new agreement to integrate its poker product…

BetGames.TV strengthens partnership with Hollywoodbets by providing full suite of live games

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BetGames.TV, a market leading b2b supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the world has signed a new deal with Hollywoodbets. South Africa’s leading bookmaker brand has now become available, under licence, in the international marketplace…

Yggdrasil rips up rulebook with launch of first table game, Sonya Blackjack

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Yggdrasil Gaming is promising to “reinvent casino” with the launch of its first ever table game, using ground-breaking motion capture, Sonya Blackjack. The multiplayer Blackjack product features intuitive mobile gameplay and a 3D dealer to create the ultimate immersive playing environment. Up to three players can sit at a single table, with more having the option to stand. Players can watch...

EvenBet ups the ante for poker at We Are Casino

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Online gaming software developer EvenBet Gaming has announced a new agreement to integrate its cutting-edge poker product into We Are Casino’s progressive platform. The new deal furnishes We Are Casino with a responsive and reliable poker solution…

Poker veteran EvenBet takes niche model to eastern hemisphere

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Poker may be a highly contested genre, but for Dmitry Starostenkov CEO of EvenBet, his company’s unrivalled experience developing this niche product makes it an untouchable proposition for operators across every continent. Poker is undergoing a revival…

China’s social poker ban to hit tournament attendance

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After various social poker apps were found to enable Chinese players to gamble, a new ban is being introduced 1 June that could make the pastime inaccessible to millions of players. An expose by state-back media channel CCTV has led to crackdown

Mercury Poker joins Microgaming’s Indian poker network

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Microgaming and the MPN have welcomed Mercury Poker to its Indian poker network.   Pranav Bathija, director of Mercury Gaming Solutions, said: “We are excited to get this opportunity to work with Microgaming, a leader in online gaming software, and be a part of their Indian Poker Network. “When joining forces, it is important that both companies share the same business...

Paf sparks new collaboration with Play´n Go

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The international gaming operator, Paf, has signed multi-year agreement with Swedish based slots provider Play'n Go.   The deal will see Paf customers gain access to the top Play'n Go games during 2017 and the company’s complete portfolio by 2018. Herbert Paradis, Head of Casino and Poker at Paf, said: “We are really excited about this. Play´n Go’s strength in the nordic...

Kevin Hart partners with PokerStars to change face of poker

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Hollywood celebrity, Kevin Hart, announced he would be collaborating with PokerStars in a press conference alongside Daniel Negreanu in Monte Carlo.   Comedian Kevin Hart has confirmed a partnership with PokerStars, an Amaya Inc, brand, to promote the game of poker and introduce PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker site, to new audiences. In a hastily called press conference in Monaco during...

Poker giants size up sports betting allies

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With poker revenues failing to cut the mustard in 2016, both Amaya and 888 Holdings have declared their appetite for major mergers. Both have a sports betting match firmly in their sights.   Now that 2016’s financials are all out in the open, some of betting and gaming’s biggest beasts are preparing their wares in time for acquisition season. None more...

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