LATEST NEWS

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.

1XBET SIGN ADVERTISING DEAL WITH TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

17 AUG 2018

Gambling adverts and sponsorship in sport and especially football is becoming quite the controversial talking point at the moment, but that isn’t stopping more gambling companies inking agreements with high-profile football clubs.

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NOVOMATIC LAUNCHES THE EASY TO PLAY EYE OF THE DRAGON SLOT

18 AUG 2018

While many casino software providers are busying themselves launching ever more complex online slot machines, Novomatic have come along and decided that simplicity is the way to go. Their new game Eye of the Dragon, is just that.

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LEPRECHAUN SONG IS THE LATEST PRAGMATIC PLAY SLOT TO DEBUT

17 AUG 2018

Pragmatic Play’s newest online slot will have you singing when you’re winning. The casino software providers have developed some individual and uniquely themed slots over the last year or so. With their new Leprechaun Song slot, they are treading down a well-worn path, with the Irish luck theme.

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CALL OF VALKYRIES BRINGS SOMETHING NEW TO THE VIKING SLOT GENRE

16 AUG 2018

Norse mythology-themed slots are all the rage. Every developer worth their salt has seemingly produced one or two over the last year or so. Playtech was the exception, until last week that is.

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MYBET TO FILE FOR INSOLVENCY AFTER POSSIBLE SAVIOUR FALLS THROUGH

15 AUG 2018

Talks between Mybet and a would-be financial investor that was hoped to save the floundering company have fallen through, resulting in the German firm announcing that it will be filing for insolvency.

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IGT RELEASES GHOSTBUSTERS 4D SLOT

13 AUG 2018

IGT has announced the release of its latest video slot, based on the classic Ghostbusters movie.

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WONDER WOMAN: BULLETS & BRACELETS DEBUT THIS WEEK

12 AUG 2018

Just when you thought that Playtech had a monopoly on the DC superhero franchise, along comes Bally with their own Wonder Woman-themed slot machine game.

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LEGENDS OF THE SEAS BREACHES THE WAVES AT CASINOS THIS WEEK

11 AUG 2018

Most Atlantean-themed video slots are based on either Poseidon or Neptune. However, they are both relatively the same God, although Poseidon is seen through the eyes of the Greeks, and Neptune, the Romans.

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LADBROKES SUSPENDS PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER FROM BETTING OVER GAMBLING ADDICTION

10 AUG 2018

Bookmaker Ladbrokes has increased the exclusion period for an unnamed Scottish Premiership footballer.

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EVOLUTION GAMING ARE SET TO DEBUT ABROAD

10 AUG 2018

Evolution Gaming are the leading developer of live dealer casino games. Most players will agree to this. Part of their popularity stems from the fact that they can offer you more variants and individual live dealer table games than most other casino software developers.

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BETWAY AND PPF TEAM UP FOR BETTING INTEGRITY

08 AUG 2018

With the new football season upon us, the Professional Players Association (PPF) has announced a partnership with bookmaker Betway to highlight the need for integrity within sports betting.

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WILLIAM HILL EYES MAJOR US RECRUITMENT DRIVE

06 AUG 2018

UK business has not been great for William Hill so far in 2018, with the reduction in the maximum stake of FOBTs resulting in losses of over £800 million in the first six months of 2018, and reports that up to 900 UK based high street betting shops may have to close as a result of the law change, causing up to 4,500 job losses.

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UNCOVER THE WEALTH OF EGYPT WITH PLAYSON€S NEWEST SLOT

05 AUG 2018

Ancient Egypt continues to play a massive role in the betting world, whether it is at online casinos or land-based ones. As one of the most popular themes of all time for slot machines, it is no surprise that Playson have chosen to go down this route with their latest masterpiece, the Rise of Egypt slot game.

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CHILLI CHILLI BANG BANG SETS THE CASINO WORLD ON FIRE

04 AUG 2018

Cute and cuddly slots always seem to do well in the online casino world. Chilli Chilli Bang Bang is a fine example of just that kind of game. Whether you are drawn to its adorable title, or its likeable (even lovable) main character, this new iSoftBet slot has a lot to offer players.

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ANOTHER MAJOR EGYPTIAN-THEMED SLOT IS SET TO LAUNCH IN OCTOBER

03 AUG 2018

This week saw the launch of Playson’s new Rise of Egypt slot. It follows hot on the tails of numerous other Ancient Egyptian-themed releases this summer. If that wasn’t enough, Ancient Egyptian-themed slots are set to continue dominating the online casino world as Net Entertainment prepares to launch their newest addition to the genre, with Coins of Egypt set to launch in October.

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ANOTHER NETENT MEGA JACKPOT HAS BEEN WON

03 AUG 2018

NetEnt has produced another millionaire. The Mega Fortune progressive jackpot was won at the end of July. The lucky winner who comes from Sweden had only opened an account three hours earlier at a casino which was only launched earlier this year.

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SKILLONNET DEVELOPS SELF- EXCLUDER TOOL

01 AUG 2018

SkillOnNet’s development of the tool will help affiliates who work with SkillOnNet brands to easily identifier players who have self-excluded. The Self-Excluder Identifier API will ensure that these players are not sent and marketing campaigns.

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BETFRED TAKES ON THE TAXMAN

30 JUL 2018

Bookmakers Betfred have challenged the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for wrongly imposing VAT on fixed odd betting terminals (FOBT’S) from the year 2005 -2013. Betfred challenged the HMRC over VAT that was charged, when in fact these games should have been classed as exempt.

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RED TIGER GAMING GOES OLD-SCHOOL WITH THEIR JESTER SPINS SLOT

27 JUL 2018

One doesn’t usually associate fledgling casino software provider, Red Tiger Gaming, with classic slots. Even so, they have surprised everyone this week by launching what is essentially a classic slot, with traditional 3-reel gameplay available.

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GET READY FOR A TOUCH OF THE UNUSUAL WITH TIKI FRUITS

26 JUL 2018

Tiki Fruits certainly represents one of the more unusual new slots you can expect to be able to play right now. This tropical island-themed slot contains 8 reels for starters.

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News Categories

The news that you will find here falls into a variety of categories, all of which hold equal importance.

Obviously, there is some news that lands outside of these categories, but for the most part, they will fit into the following:

 

Promotions

Promotions are one of the most important tools for an online casino when it comes to enticing new players. With welcome bonuses galore, and further offers for existing customers to maintain their interest, we will keep you up to date with all the latest promotions from all your favourite online casinos.

 

Industry News

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 Releases

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.

Whether it’s the newest blockbuster release from NetEnt, or the most recent title from a lesser known software provider, we will bring news of it here, along with a breakdown of the game and what to expect from it so you can decide if you’d like to give it a try.

 

Exclusives

We have partnerships with a range of big names from around the iGaming world. As a result, we are able to offer exclusive content and promotions from some of the top online casinos and software providers.

We will provide news of all our latest exclusive offers so you never miss out on an opportunity.

Our news articles give you the opportunity to stay constantly ahead of the game by keeping you up-to-date with everything that is happening within the online casino world.

Gambling on the internet can be a complex and confusing place, but stick with us, and we will give you all the information necessary to make it considerably easier to navigate.



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