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iGaming Business – LAC 2017 floor space fully booked

iGaming Business (iGB) the event organiser of the London Affiliate Conference (LAC) has today informed industry stakeholders that all its floor space for the LAC conference (9-12 February) has been booked up in record time. The event organiser has sold its conference floor space despite moving the LAC show to the larger London ExCel Centre (Royal Victoria Dock) in order ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo stars in PokerStars’ Beat The Clock launch

PokerStars has unveiled its new, fast paced ‘Beat the Clock’ tournaments, with Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo as the star of the advertising campaign. ‘Beat The Clock’ games last just five minutes, and are held in Zoom Poker format at four-max tables. Players must remain in the game until the timer runs out, with the prizes then distributed in proportion to ... Read More »

Currency strains impact Intertain Q3 2016 performance

Impacted negatively by the depreciation of pound sterling against the Canadian dollar, Toronto TSX-listed Intertain Group (Intertain) has recorded a 7% drop in corporate revenues to CAD $113 million for its Q3 2016 performance (period ending 30 September). The operator who is preparing to float on the London Stock Exchange under its core brand ‘Jackpotjoy Plc’ would close its Q3 ... Read More »

Cherry iGaming’s subsidiary obtains UK gaming licence

The CherryCasino brand will be launched in the UK after Cherry iGaming’s subsidiary PlayCherry Ltd was granted a local UK licence for gaming operators from the Gambling Commission. The company will initially use the licence for CherryCasino.com as its flagship brand. EuroSlots, a recently-relaunched white-label gaming website, will also be rolled out shortly after. Meanwhile, Sunmaker, an iGaming brand that ... Read More »

First for Sweden…Unibet integrates BankID authentication system

Issuing a short corporate statement, Stockholm-listed European sports betting operator Unibet Group Plc (Unibet) has confirmed that it has become the first online gambling firm to integrate BankID in Sweden. Sweden’s BankID is a user electronic identification system which will allow the operator to action faster and more efficient authentication & verification processes for its customers In its corporate update, ... Read More »

iSoftBet adds to its Game Aggregation Platform with Amatic

Probert, iSoftBet

iSoftBet, a leading online and mobile casino games provider, has announce a new partnership with another software vendor, Amatic Industries GmbH. iSoftBet’s Game Aggregation Platform (GAP) will now be able to offer its operators content from Amatic Industries, as part of its diverse portfolio of games. Michael Probert, Head of Business Development for iSoftBet, said: “iSoftBet Game Aggregation Platform (GAP) ... Read More »

LeoVegas cuts back on marketing splurge in third quarter

The trend of growing online gaming revenues for Scandinavian-facing operators was very much confirmed late this week when newly-listed LeoVegas showed third-quarter revenues growing organically by 76%. The company said revenues soared to €37.9m and that total deposits grew 87% to €123.7m. The increase in player numbers was in line with the revenue uplift, up 77% to nearly 156,500; new ... Read More »

Link2Win announces multi-year partnership with Iforium

Parry, Iforium & Link2Win

Link2Win has signed a multi-year partnership which will see its ‘Linka’ games made available directly via the Gameflex casino platform on Iforium. The deal covers Link2Win’s growing portfolio of more than 15 games, which includes all bingo, slot and keno ‘Linka’ themed desktop and mobile games, with titles such as Diamond Links, Jungle Linka and Pool Linka. Gameflex is a ... Read More »

Cherry indicates interest in buying remaining ComeOn shares

Cherry Gaming said it is looking at a further bond financing to buy up the remaining shares of ComeOn that it doesn’t already own, after Cherry said its own revenues ex-ComeOn rose 39% over the third-quarter. At the end of July, Cherry bought up a 49% stake in ComeOn and Cherry said that though ComeOn’s revenues were yet to be ... Read More »

Yggdrasil ‘surges’ on new deals and business initiatives

Casino game supplier Yggdrasil Gaming announced “surging” third-quarter revenues helped by the signing of landmark deals this year with the likes of bet365, BwinParty and Casumo. The Malta-based company saw revenues almost quadruple to SEK21m compared with SEK5.3m in the same period last year. EBITDA similarly soared, up to SEK9.2m from SEK1.9m in 2015. The number of player transactions on ... Read More »