It’s hard keeping up to date with all the goings on in the online casino world. Between new releases, new promotions, evolutions in technology and gaming, regulation changes, and various other news from inside the industry, it’s hard to know where to look. Luckily, we’ve got you covered there.
In these pages, you will find the up-to-date news, giving details of all the latest happenings in the land of iGaming. All our news is detailed, while never falling into confusing industry jargon, so you can keep up with what’s occurring regardless of how much experience you have within the industry.
CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT RECEIVES RECORD FINE FROM UKGC
US Company Caesars Entertainment Corp have been fined a record £13 million by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) after a series of responsible gambling measures had not been met. The failings include money-laundering, lack of social responsibility and customer interaction failures including VIP customers.READ
UNLOCK THE VAULT FOR ULTIMATE TREASURE’S IN MICROGAMING’S UPCOMING TITLE
Isle of Man based games provider, Microgaming, have added a new title to its ever-growing portfolio of games. The Vault is the first title developed by new content provider Snowborn Games, after signing an exclusive content deal with Microgaming.READ
GVC IMPLEMENTS MORE RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING MEASURES AHEAD OF BGC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Gambling Group, GVC Holdings, have announced plans to implement extra practices in its latest bid to protect customers from gambling related harm. GVC made the announcement just hours after independent company, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) who are responsible for all gaming sectors within the UK, released a 10-pledge plan to tackle gambling harm in these unprecedented times.READ
UKGC URGES BETTING OPERATORS TO BE ON BEST BEHAVIOUR DURING COVID-19 CRISIS
Neil McArthur, Chief Executive for United Gambling Commission has sent a letter to operators urging them to maintain the highest operating standards during “ uncertain and unsettling times”.READ
RED RAKE GAMING JOINS FORCES WITH PREMIER GAMING IN CONTENT DEAL
Malta-based games developer, Red Rake Gaming have signed a content distribution deal with casino platform operator PremierGaming .READ
GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE BETTING SHOPS TO CLOSE IMMEDIATELY
With the government delivering daily guidelines in these unprecedented times, they have now called for all betting shops to close their doors temporarily for up to two weeks.READ
NETENT WILL GO AHEAD WITH SUPER STRIKER LAUNCH DESPITE EURO 2020 DELAY
While we are all in the midst of the Corona Virus outbreak, sporting events throughout the world have been cancelled or delayed including the Euro 2020 which is now expected to be played next year. However, NetEnt have made the decision to go ahead and release their soccer related slot Super Striker, which was due to be released to coincide with the Euro 2020 tournament on the 29th April 2020.READ
BET365 EXPAND BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN MANCHESTER
Betting Giant Bet365 have expanded its DevOPs department in Manchester’s City Centre Core after signing a five-year lease with Boutlebee Brooks Real Estate.READ
BRITISH HORSE RACING PREPARE FOR RACING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
After the Cheltenham Festival still went ahead last week after concerns of the mass spread of the COVID-19 virus, The British Horse Racing Authority (BHA) have been in discussions with the COVID-19 steering group as to what direction the industry should move.READ
GVC TAKE STEPS TO TACKLE PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE US WITH EPIC PARTNERSHIP
GVC Holdings, one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups have partnered with Epic Risk Management, a company who provide advice and education into problem gambling and gambling-related harm.READ
BETFRED OWNERS THE DONE BROTHERS BUY 3% STAKE IN WILLIAM HILL
Betfred founders and owners Fred and Peter Done have bought a 3% stake in William Hill after stating the company was ‘massively undervalued’ within the UK compared to the US.READ
NEW NHS GAMBLING ADDICTION CLINIC AVAILABLE IN MANCHESTER FOR NORTHERN SECTOR OF THE COUNTRY
A new NHS gambling addiction clinic has been set up in Salford Quays, Manchester. The NHS Northern Gambling Service’s new clinic will serve the Northern Midlands, North Wales and the North West of England in an ongoing effort to help people who are experiencing gambling related problems.READ
REALISTIC GAMES RELEASE GAME CHANGER WITH MILLIONS OF BOARD COMBINATIONS
Multi-talented, award winning software developer, Realistic Games have released another groundbreaking slot inspired by a TV game show, Game Changer comes with up to 324 million board combinations.READ
BLUEPRINT GAMING ANNOUNCE NEW THIRD PARTY DEVELOPER PROGRAM
Blueprint Gaming have announced a new initiative which will enable third-party independent studios to showcase their products to a wider audience through Blueprint’s RGS platform.READ
NETENT EXTENDS UK FOOTPRINT FOLLOWING CONTENT DEAL WITH BETFRED
NetEnt have today released a press statement regarding a new agreement to supply games content to leading casino and sportsbook giant Betfred, extending its footprint within the UK market.READ
FAILURES IN PLAYER PROTECTION AND MONEY LAUNDERING RESULT IN £3M FINE FOR MR GREEN
Popular gaming brand Mr Green are to pay £3M to the 'National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Related Harm' by the UK Gambling Commission, as failures were found in the brands procedures of protecting players from gambling related harm and money laundering.READ
PLAYTECH JOIN FORCES WITH RIGHTLANDER TO ENSURE AFFILIATE COMPLIANCE
Playtech, the world's largest online gaming software supplier have partnered with affiliate compliance specialist, Rightlander, to supply Playtech’s operator partners with it's compliance tool solutions.READ
NETENT RELEASE ATLANTIS THEMED OCEAN’S TREASURE SLOT
NetEnt are taking players on an underwater adventure in their latest release, Ocean’s Treasure. Unleash the mighty Kraken, the underwater mythical sea creature, in this 5 reel video slot.READ
WILDER EDGES IN AS SLIGHT FAVOURITE FOR FURY VS WILDER 2
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are just days away from the biggest fight of the year so far at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas on Saturday 22nd February 2020, but bookies cannot split a decision as to whom they think will win.READ
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP JOIN FORCES WITH GAMBAN
Problem gambling within the UK has become a huge problem, causing potential harm to the gambler and their families. The UKGC have tightened up regulation on gambling within the UK with gambling operators taking further steps to protect their players from harmful problems gambling addiction can cause.READ
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There is arguably no industry on the planet that is moving forwards as quickly as iGaming. From mobile gaming, to the move from Flash to HTML5, to the recent addition of virtual reality to the world of slot games, there is hardly a day that goes by without exciting news from inside the industry.
We will also bring you information on regulation and law changes that affect the industry, as well as the less good news that appears from time to time.
From a lucky player scooping a multi-million-dollar jackpot, to the newest technological innovation, from the latest merger, to fines and penalties for unethical practices, you’ll hear about it all here.
New games are appearing at a faster rate than ever before, and it’s hard to know you’ve stayed aware of all of them.
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