Andrew McCarron

Experts looking into FOBT behaviours

A consortium made-up of NatCen Social Research, Featurespace and Geofutures has been commissioned by the Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) to undertake a new piece of research into gaming machines in bookmakers. The consortium has been tasked with exploring whether data from gaming machines can be linked to problem gambling. Featurespace will analyse how industry data may be used to potentially …

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Leovegas takes on Yggdrasil content

Elmqvist, Yggdrasil & Casumo

Games providers Yggdrasil Gaming have signed a licensing agreement with LeoVegas.com to supply the online and mobile casino operator with its entire lottery and casino games portfolio. Yggdrasil Gaming specialises in lottery and instant lotto products, slot, keno, mobile and online scratch games, as well as pooled progressive jackpots, and will provide LeoVegas with its full suite of 23 ground-breaking …

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Popular Castle Builder now available for gaming

Rabcat is announcing the worldwide launch of its most innovative and successful real-money game yet, Castle Builder. Already a record-breaking title in the Austrian market, where it was released on desktop with Austrian Lottery operator win2day last January and nominated for a 2013 Game of the Year award by industry peers, this innovative real-money game is now available to the …

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BSKYB’s Cutter Joins Betfair as CTO

Sports betting operator Betfair Plc  has announced the  appointment of former BSkyB director of software engineering Paul Cutter as its new chief technology officer (CTO). Cutter takes over as CTO at the online betting and gaming exchange from Tony McAlister, a former IT executive at mobile network Vodafone, who was in the role from January 2009. . Cutter joins Betfair …

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Full Tilt Poker Sportsbook Rumours Circulate

Rumours are circulating the igaming industry that Full Tilt Poker, one of the internet’s biggest and most recognised poker rooms are exploring the  possibility of broadening their product inventory by offering players a sports betting platform. The move to offer new igaming and sports betting product channels to customers is part of a new strategy taken on board by Full …

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BetBright to sponsor Kempton Park Chase

Irish online and mobile betting service BetBright has become the new sponsor of the Kempton Park Chase, formerly known as The Racing Post Chase. The BetBright Chase, one of the most prestigious handicap chases on the National Hunt calendar, will be run at Kempton Park on Saturday 22 February with £100,000 of prize money up for grabs. BetBright will also …

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Asian tech firm partners with Fulham

Asian-based technology providers Power8 have become an official Club Partner of English Premier League club Fulham FC in a deal which includes significant presence of the Power8 branding on LED perimeter advertising, ultimately reaching TV and on-line audiences in 212 worldwide markets. Power8, which provides some solutions for the gaming industry, says it is proud of its partnership with Fulham …

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PwC sign up for Ibero-American Gaming Summit

The first edition of the Ibero-American Gaming Summit has confirmed the presence of PwC as one of its primary sponsors. PwC are the world’s largest professional services firm, offering businesses and Administrations specialised professional services in each sector. With over 180,000 people in 158 countries, they bring together their knowledge, experience and solutions to improve the trust and value of …

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Net Entertainment Win Innovator of the Year at IGA Awards

Net Entertainment walked away with the prestigious Innovator of the Year title at the International Gaming Awards to underline its position as the world’s leading provider of high-quality online casino games. Net Entertainment launched AliensTM, its first ever casino game with real-time 3D graphics, at ICE 2014 to further illustrate its commitment to innovation. The Live Casino product was also …

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Betfair Launch News & Insight App

Sports betting and igaming operator Betfair has announced the launch of its Betting.Betfair app available to download now on Android and Apple IOS Stores. The newly launched app by Betfair has been especially designed to give sport betting enthusiasts easy to read insight, advice, statistics and news on upcoming sporting fixtures on their mobile applications. Betfair new app aim to …

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