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.
UK BANKS ENCOURAGED TO PROVIDE MORE AVAILABILITY OF BANK CARD BLOCKING SYSTEMS
GambleAware, a UK responsible gambling charity have urged the government, financial institutions and regulators for more availability for customers to block transactions to gambling related websites.READ
THE BETTING AND GAMING COUNCIL URGE THE SNP TO RETHINK ‘DRACONIAN RESTRICTIONS’ OR JOBS WILL BE LOST
The Scottish Government has allowed 900 betting shops in Scotland to reopen as of 29th June 2020, after being closed for over 3 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.READ
BLACKPOOL NHS CARER SCOOPS £1M SCRATCH CARD WIN AT PLAYOJO
A Lancashire NHS Carer has became an instant millionaire after scooping a cool £1m on an instant win game while playing at PlayOJO online casino.READ
EVOLUTION GAMING LOOKING LIKELY TO ACQUIRE NETENT IN AN ALL-STOCK DEAL WORTH $2.12 BILLION
Evolution Gaming are gunning for their rivals NetEnt in an all-stock acquisition valued at $2.1 Billion. The deal would see both companies merging to form the largest market leader globally in the online casino industry.READ
NO SIGN OF CASINOS OPENING AFTER GOVERNMENT EASE MORE LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS
In an official statement yesterday, UK prime minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation once again after making the decision to lift more lockdown restrictions. As of July 4th hairdressers, pubs, restaurants, hotels and museums are permitted to open their doors.READ
ROYAL ASCOT INITIATIVE RAISES £250,000 FOR CHARITIES
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have announced a group of its members including Paddy Power, Kindred, Ladbrokes, Bet365 and Betvictor have raised a total of £250, 000 to be gifted to various charities.READ
MICROGAMING WELCOMES SPINPLAY GAMES TO ITS EVER-GROWING PORTFOLIO OF INDEPENDENT STUDIOS
Isle of Man based software giant Microgaming announced this week they have welcomed Las Vegas-based SpinPlay Games to its roster of independent Studio partners.READ
ISOFTBET LAUNCH GOTHIC STYLE SLOT NIGHT QUEEN
Hot on the heels of recently released Hot shots, software provider iSoftBet have released something a little different with Night Queen. The eerily spooky, highly volatile video slot is played across 5 reel, 20 payline with RTP set at 96.26%.READ
SPAIN EASE RESTRICTIONS OF GAMBLING ADS PUT IN PLACE DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC
It’s been announced Spain are to ease restrictions on gambling advertising which have been in place during the pandemic. The bans were put in place to protect the most vulnerable from problem gambling habits during lockdown. But, there will be new restrictions on the way operators advertise their product.READ
LOOT BOXES COULD BE RECLASSIFIED AS A GAMBLING PRODUCT IN THE UK
Loot Boxes have come under a great deal of scrutiny lately, deemed as a potential gambling product available to young people. The department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) are investigating the features which are present in some of the most popular games under 18’s are playing, including Fifa.READ
MICROGAMING SHOWCASE NEW TITLES FOR JUNE 2020
Isle of man based software developer Microgaming have released a line up of what’s to come during the month of June. Fishing, the Roman Empire, Football and Fantasy are some of the latest slot themes set to delight players this month.READ
ISOFTBET RELEASE SEQUEL TO POPULAR HOT SHOTS SLOT
Leading UK software and games provider iSoftBet have released the highly anticipated Hot Shots 2, sequel to the original Hot Shots slot. Lace up your boots, put your best foot forward and aim to score big wins in this innovative sequel.READ
HIT THE BACK OF THE NET WITH EVOPLAY’S PENALTY SHOOT- OUT INSTANT GAME
Ukraine based software developer Evoplay Entertainment have announced their latest football themed, instant game, Penalty Shoot-Out.READ
PREMIER LEAGUE 'COULD' RESUME ON JUNE 17TH
After almost three months of no training or playing football due to the global pandemic, Premier League football have set a provisional date of 17th June 2020 for the league to resume, but only after all safety requirements are met.READ
NETENT UNLEASH ANOTHER BRANDED SLOT WITH ICONIC STREET FIGHTER II: THE WORLD WARRIOR
Leading Swedish software supplier NetEnt have release their latest branded slot based on an iconic arcade game, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior by Capcom. Featuring eight original characters, the slot reproduces battle mechanics, the same as in the original arcade game.READ
BETTING OPERATORS GVC AND WILLIAM HILL EXPECTED TO CLAIM £350M IN FOBT TAXES
After a tax tribunal took place last month, a ruling found major betting operators had been overcharged VAT by HMRC on Fixed Odd Betting Terminals (FOBT’s) for at least eight years.READ
PARTY CASINO INTRODUCE THEIR OWN EXCLUSIVE MEGAWAYS SLOT
Party Casino are inviting players to a special event as they introduce their exclusive Megaways slot developed by Blueprint Gaming. Party Casino Megaways is one of many Megaways slots developed by Blueprint, but this one can only be found at Party Casino.READ
NETENT RELEASE GODS OF GOLD FEATURING NEW INFINIREELS MECHANIC
Software giant NetEnt have announced the release of the first slot featuring a brand new mechanic named Infinireels. Gods of Gold: Infinireels marks the launch of NetEnt’s groundbreaking bet ways mechanic, where a new reel is added after each win and betways multiply by x3.READ
MICROGAMING’S ATLANTEAN TREASURES MEGA MOOLAH PAYS OUT ITS FIRST MEGA JACKPOT
Microgaming have announced it’s latest jackpot payout after a player won a huge €7,784,425.63 playing Atlantean Treasures Mega Moolah, the first mega jackpot payout since the games release in February 2020.READ
GVC HOLDINGS COMMITTED TO NEW PROTECTION MEASURES ISSUED BY UKGC
Ladbrokes Coral owner GVC Holdings have made a commitment to continue its ongoing support in the protection of vulnerable gamblers during the lockdown measures imposed on the UK.READ
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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.
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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