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BetConstruct unveils Vbet virtual casino product

Technology provider BetConstruct has opened a virtual casino product in the German capital of Berlin, known as Vbet, in what is an industry first. Located on Schillerstraße in the city’s affluent Charlottenburg district, the store utilises advanced VR technology to teleport bettors into a virtual casino world. The Vbet store was unveiled at a grand opening on Saturday, and will …

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Aristocrat Gaming strengthens stance on Kater Litigation

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Aristocrat Gaming has released its response to the case against its subsidiary platform Big Fish Games, which related to the operation of the online social gaming platform Big Fish Casino. Having acquired Big Fish Games from Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) in January, Aristocrat Gaming has affirmed its intention to work with CDI and clear Big Fish Games against any wrongdoing. …

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Organic Mr Green confident of expectations following strong 2018 opening

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Mr Green & Co, has published its Q1 2018 trading update (period ending 31 March), detailing strong organic growth across its core metrics and KPIs. In its trading update, Mr Green records group-wide total revenues of SEK 381 million (€36 million) up 38% on corresponding Q1 2017’s  SEK 276 million. The Stockholm enterprise details a period …

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Merzoug lands Managing Director role at ComeOn

Cherry subsidiary ComeOn has announced the appointment of Lahcene Merzoug to the position of Managing Director. Merzoug joins from Mr Green, where he held the position of Chief Marketing Officer. He is set to succeed Tomas Johansson, who has been acting managing director at ComeOn since October, in July. Commenting on his new role Merzoug stated: “ComeOn is a leading …

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Yggdrasil aims for championship launch with Lucha Maniacs slot

Yggdrasil Gaming has launched its latest slot, Lucha Maniacs, in which players join the loco luchadores wrestlers as they wrestle for a place in the big time. The title combines engaging gameplay and colourful characters with appealing feature combos to keep players in the heart of the action. The game’s main attraction is the re-triggering free-spins round, where features ranging from multipliers and added wilds to …

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NetEnt nominates Fredrik Erbing as new Chairman of the Board

The governance of Stockholm-listed industry games developer NetEnt AB has nominated Fredrik Erbing to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. A NetEnt board member since 2008, Erbing will be put forward as new chairman at the upcoming ‘Annual General Meeting’ on Wednesday 25 April, replacing departing incumbent Vigo Carlund. A seasoned Scandinavian business and enterprise executive, Fredrik …

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Betsson launches first ever Spanish TV Campaign

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has announced the launch of its first ever Spanish market TV Campaign ‘Suecos, pero emocionantes (Swedish, but exciting)’, promoting Betsson.es. The European multi-brand operator launched its initial Spanish online gambling property last February and seeks to introduce Spanish audiences to its trusted flagship Betsson brand. “The TV commercial is intentionally non-conventional to stand out …

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Heathcliff Farrugia unveiled as new Malta Gaming Authority CEO

The Malta Gaming Authority has appointed Heathcliff Farrugia as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 24th April. He succeeds Joseph Cuschieri who earlier this month was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Malta Financial Services Authority. Farrugia joined the Gaming Authority as Chief Operations Officer in 2014, and was instrumental in the transformation process which the Authority underwent. …

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Betsson hires Peter Zäll as Chief Strategy Officer with Swedish focus

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB continues its executive management team restructure confirming the appointment of Peter Zäll as new Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Zäll joins Betsson’s executive team from Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel, where he served as Group VP of Product & Marketing (2012-2017). Updating the media, Betsson governance confirmed that Zäll’s appointment would initially prioritise the …

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Mr Green launches Express features to improve efficiency

To minimise the time spent on registration, login and withdrawals when visiting Mr Green, the igaming operator is releasing a range of Express features. Starting today, Swedish customers can create an account with Mr Green by simply using their BankID. Existing Mr Green users are also able to use the express functions making both login and withdrawals. With this service, …

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