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32Red posts ‘Record Breaker 2016’ ahead of Kindred acquisition

The governance of 32Red Plc has declared a ‘record year for revenue and profits’ ahead of its £175 million acquisition by Stockholm-listed Kindred Group (deal confirmed 23 February). Presenting its full-year 2016 results, in what will likely be its last corporate update as a London AIM-listed enterprise. 32Red recorded corporate revenues of £62 million up 28% on corresponding FY 2015’s ... Read More »

William Hill player scoops $1 million jackpot on Playtech slot

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A 48-year-old European player on William Hill has become a millionaire after scooping the largest ever progressive jackpot on a Playtech Age of the Gods™ slot game. The anonymous male, who was spinning just $1 per spin, was rewarded with an additional $3,000 bonus following his $997,690 jackpot win on Age of the Gods: King of Olympus™. Since being launched ... Read More »

Casumo secures live partnership with SSE Arena Wembley

Gamification focused online casino Casumo has announced that it has signed a three-year brand partnership with the SSE Arena Wembley (London). Seeking to expand its brand profile within the UK gaming market, Casumo marketing has agreed with venue operator AEG Global to become a key sponsor the SSE Arena. The popular London entertainment venue has approximately 700,000 visitors each years ... Read More »

Betsoft Gaming signs partnership deal with Eurobet

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Betsoft Gaming has announced a partnership deal with Eurobet, a two-time winner of the Italian EGR award for Operator of the Year and a part of the Ladbrokes Coral Group. Under the terms of the partnership, which emphasises Betsoft’s concentrated push into regulated markets, Eurobet will be taking on ADM-approved Slots3™ titles from the supplier, which includes SugarPop, Alkemor’s Tower ... Read More »

Playtech first to enter Czech online casino market with Fortuna Entertainment

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc has confirmed that it will be the first industry platform provider to launch a licensed online casino property for the Czech Republic in partnership with Eastern European operator Fortuna Entertainment. Updating investors, Playtech governance revealed that on 24 February the Czech Republic Ministry of Finance granted Fortuna the country’s first ever licence to operate ‘online technical games’. ... Read More »

Blueprint Gaming rolls out Free Spins for Sky Vegas content

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Sky Vegas will integrate the Free Spins promotional tool into all its upcoming gaming content with UK-based game studio Blueprint Gaming after a successful trial run. The initial Free Spins UK launch was on two of Blueprint’s most popular games, King Kong Cash and Slots O’Gold, which links into the multi-game Jackpot King system. Matt Cole, Managing Director of Blueprint ... Read More »

Pariplay appoints Gil Soffer as global sales lead

Industry gaming systems and content provider Pariplay Ltd has confirmed the appointment of Gil Soffer as its new Vice President of Sales & Business Development. Soffer will be tasked with leading Pariplay global sales and commercial initiatives. Further to the senior executive appointment, Soffer has joined Pariplay’s management board advising the company on its growth strategy. An industry commercial services ... Read More »

EveryMatrix enters industry payment provisions with launch of MoneyMatrix system

Industry platform and software supplier EveryMatrix has announced the launch of its latest product MoneyMatrix, a payment service and risk management system designed and developed for industry stakeholder needs. Launching the MFSA & PCI certified MoneyMatrix payment system, EveryMatrix development teams stated that the firm was bringing an alternative payment solution for the industry with much-improved risk management capabilities and ... Read More »

UX Best Practice…Degree 53 publishes ‘Casino Lobby Report’

Manchester-based industry design, innovation and software development agency Degree 53 has published a a report evaluating the desktop casino lobby user experience (UX) of ten leading online gambling operators in the UK. The research highlights the strongest and weakest features that online casino owners need to take into account, such as how easily users can register or log in, find ... Read More »

Quebec AMF sets November date for Baazov ‘insider trading’ case

Canada’s High Court has set a 20 November date for the ‘insider trading’ trial of former Amaya Inc CEO David Baazov by Quebec securities regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). Baazov faces 23-charges of illegal trades carried out over a six-year period as CEO of Amaya Inc. The AMF states that Baazov and twelve close associates had created a ‘sophisticated network’ ... Read More »