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888casino aims to deliver superior experience with new website

Online casino operator, 888casino, has undergone a major redesign, aiming to deliver a superior experience to its players powered by a brand new gaming platform and web application. Founded in 1997, 888casino is globally one of the most well-established online casino operators and has been providing players with a safe, secure and fair place to wager for over two decades. …

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Vikings return in Yggdrasil’s latest launch

Yggdrasil Gaming has detailed the return of the Vikings with the launch of its new video slot, Vikings go to Hell. The game follows the success of Vikings go Wild and Vikings go Berzerk, with the Vikings this time taking on demon hordes in the underworld. As well as this, the game sees the return of the popular Berzerk mode …

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Profitable Paf provides €18 million to the Åland community

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Paf has made a significant contribution to the Åland community after allocating €18 million of its 2017 revenues to the Finnish province’s regional government. The gaming company’s annual turnover reached €116.5 million for the full-year, up 2.6% year on year (YOY) from €113.5 million in the corresponding 2016 period. This increased turnover led to the firm posting an operating profit …

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Baltics ambition sees MRG acquire 11.lv Latvia

The newly rebranded MRG Group (formerly Mr Green & Co) has confirmed that it has agreed to acquire Latvian online gambling firm 11.lv. Updating the market, the governance of MRG has agreed to acquire a 75% stake in 11.lv for €2.8 million cash, valuing the Latvian operator at €3.7 million. The acquisition sees MRG expand its presence within the Baltics …

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Tom Horn Gaming agrees OMEGA Systems partnership

Rapidly growing gaming company Tom Horn Gaming has unveiled a fresh deal with OMEGA Systems. Tom Horn will hope the new partnership expands its offering, as OMEGA aims to provide a one-stop gaming solution for operators in several geographic markets. Speaking after the deal had been agree, Ondrej Lapides, CEO at Tom Horn Gaming commented: “OMEGA Systems has focused on …

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BlockChip announces London launch party next month

BlockChip, the self-styled “future of igaming”, has announced a launch event at London’s Hippodrome Casino on 7th June. The startup is aiming to challenge the established igaming incumbents by offering a platform with unrivalled blockchain security. CEO Mark Suwankumpoo said ahead of the launch: “BlockChip is the future of igaming. By utilising cutting-edge blockchain and AI technologies, we are able to …

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Cherry AB’s Anders Holmgren under investigation of insider trading

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Cherry AB has released a statement confirming that Chief Executive Anders Holmgren has been placed under investigation by Sweden’s Economic Crime Authority (ECA) on suspicion of insider trading. Swedish news sources report that Cherry’s Stockholm headquarters was searched by police this Tuesday morning, in-relation to ECA’s investigation of Holmgren. The investigation is believed to be in-relation …

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Rank ups Spanish profile with €21 million YoBingo.es acquisition

Rank Group Plc has today confirmed that it has moved to acquire Spanish online bingo operator YoBingo.es for an ‘initial consideration’ of €21 million cash. The acquisition sees Rank ‘deepen its commitment’ to the Spanish online gambling market, in which it currently operates its EnRacha online casino and games brand. Operated by QSB Gaming, YoBingo maintains a ‘top two presence’ …

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New vision… NetEnt AB promotes Therese Hillman to Group CEO

The governance of Stockholm-listed industry games developer NetEnt AB, has this morning confirmed the promotion of Therese Hillman as new Group Chief Executive Officer. Since March 2018, Hillman has served as ‘acting CEO’ of NetEnt’s group enterprise, following the departure of former incumbent Per Eriksson. A leadership executive in sports, media and finance, Hillman has formerly served NetEnt AB as …

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Playtech given green light for Snaitech acquisition

Gambling software development company Playtech has confirmed that it has received approval to buy a majority stake in Italian betting and gaming firm Snaitech SpA from the gaming regulator in Italy. The major industry supplier had agreed to buy a 70.6% stake in Snaitech back in April, for €846 million (£741 million). The deal is expected to close next month, and …

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