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WSOP extends ‘exclusive provider’ partnership with 888poker

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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has extended its contract with 888poker, which will see the online brand become the exclusive provider of online qualifier satellites and promotions for the poker series. WSOP works with 888poker to provide players with entry opportunities to its tournaments, and made the announcement alongside confirmation of its 2017 schedule. Ty Stewart, WSOP Executive Director, is ... Read More »

LeoVegas ‘fastest growing organic’ industry enterprise following 2016 revenue & earnings boost

Focusing on its mobile-first strategy, the governance of Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Leo Vegas Group (LeoVegas) has stated that it is the industry’s fastest growing ‘organic operator’. Closing its first full year as a Stockholm Nasdaq enterprise, LeoVegas would declare corporate revenues of €141 million up 70% on corresponding FY 2015 €83 million. LeoVegas governance would attribute circa €60 million in revenues ... Read More »

iGB – 2017 Affiliate Awards honours industry’s best & brightest at player acquisition

Industry affiliate marketing news publisher and event organiser iGB Affiliate (Clarion Gaming) hosted its annual ‘2017 iGB Affiliate Awards’ at The Brewery in London last Saturday. Recognising affiliate marketing success and achievements, IGB Affiliate awarded 25 categories for industry stakeholders. iGaming Business’ head of operations, Shona ODonnell, commented “We are delighted the iGB Affiliate Awards were once again a roaring success and it ... Read More »

LeoVegas marks fifth birthday by reaching €800 million deposits

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Mobile casino LeoVegas is celebrating its fifth birthday by reaching €800 million in deposits from over 600,000 customers. Having launched in 2012, LeoVegas.com generated €39.7 million in Q3 2016, and has experienced a 76% growth in revenue over the last nine months. LeoVegas was the first operator to launch in-game deposits across all markets, and became a listed company in ... Read More »

Catena Media seeks Swedish market boost with €5 million acquisition of Slotsia.com

Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Catena Media continues its affiliate marketing expansion by confirming that it has agreed to acquire Swedish online casino portal Slotsia.com for a maximum consideration of €5 million. Updating investors, Catena governance stated that the acquisition would boost the firm’s position as industry leader in Scandinavian player acquisition, furthering its services to Catena client operators. In its acquisition note, Catena ... Read More »

GVC selects Home as Foxy relaunch lead agency

GVC Holdings has awarded Leeds-based integrated marketing agency Home its £5 million media buying and planning account for the UK relaunch of online bingo subsidiary Foxy (foxybingo.com).  Confirming Home as its lead agency, GVC marketing seeks to relaunch and revamp Foxy, one of the oldest UK online bingo brands. Home will be tasked with delivering Foxy’s TV and video-on-demand campaign ... Read More »

XLMedia seeks US & Asia mobile boost with $5 million Clicksmob acquisition

Updating the market, London AIM-listed industry marketing specialist XLMedia Plc continues its strategic M&A activity by confirming that it has agreed to acquire mobile marketing platform Clicksmob Inc for $5 million. The ‘all-cash’ deal will see XLMedia purchase Clicksmob assets and IPs outright, as the company seeks to boost its mobile player acquisition services. Issuing a purchase note, XLMedia governance ... Read More »

Evoke Gaming migrates all brands onto NYX systems

Updating the market, Toronto TSX-listed gambling platform and software provider NYX Gaming (NYX) had confirmed that it has expanded its supplier provisions agreement with Malta-based European operator Evoke Gaming. The new agreement sees TSX become the lead platform supplier to Evoke Gaming brands, as the operator seeks to unify its services and operations. Moving forward Evoke igaming brands Vinnarum, MammaMia, ... Read More »

Betfred.com renews casino supplier partnership with Playtech

Updating the market, FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech Plc (Playtech) has informed investors that UK independent bookmaker Betfred has extended its online casino platform lead supplier agreement for Betfred.com until 2020. In May 2016, Betfred governance surprised industry observers by announcing that it would move its digital platform’s for sports betting and igaming services to GVC Holdings’ newly acquired bwin.party ... Read More »

Top of the Slots! Ganapati launches game themed on Japanese YouTube hit ‘Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen’

New industry slots and games developer, Ganapati, has reached an agreement to launch a game around the hit Japanese single Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen. The single was released by singer-songwriter PIKOTARO, and was produced by superstar comedian Daimaou Kosaka. The single was released on YouTube back in August 2016 and has reached 110 million views. With 96,000 related videos uploaded, the total number ... Read More »