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Online casino gaming now regulated in 61 countries

Over 60 countries around the world license online casinos, the US is the worst country for gamblers, and 56 percent of the world’s population faces some form of online gambling ban, but ordinary players are not penalised in most cases. These are the main findings of a research project into online gambling access, by affiliate KeyToCasino. Looking at sources in …

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888 delivers record breaking 2014 performance

888 Holdings has announced ‘another record-breaking year’, as the operator posted its 2014 full year performance, with reported growth on all top line metrics. The igaming operator was able to record revenue increases in both of its key product divisions, as B2C saw a 11% jump to $391 million (FY 2013: $352 million) and B2B increased 32% to $64 million …

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BetConstruct’s Game Store to help developers complete ‘last mile’

BetConstruct, the award-winning developer and provider of online and land-based betting and gaming solutions and services, has announced the launch of a new ground-breaking service called Game Store. Game Store allows game developers the opportunity to turn their creativity and technical expertise into hard cash and earn royalties from any and all of their games that get deployed on the …

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Macau crackdown sees windfall for Asian casino operators

Recording its first ever downturn as a gambling hub, Macau has seen a revenue decline of 2.6% to $44 billion (2014). After a decade of expansion, Macau is now the centre of the Chinese Security Ministry and President Xi Jinping ongoing fight against corruption. The city’s misfortune however has proved to be beneficial to other Asian casino operators, who have …

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Balance needed between exclusive and ‘parity’ products

Ed Pownall, global PR director for Bodog Brand, believes there is mileage in being innovative, and that in-house product development can provide games with a bigger customer base. Speaking in the latest issue of Betting Business interactive, Pownall said differentiation is achievable even using ubiquitous slot games. He explained: “There has to be a balance between ‘parity products’ and ‘exclusive …

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New CEO announced for Mr Green

Online casino group Mr Green & Co has appointed Per Norman as its new CEO, and will replace Mikael Pawlo after the listed group’s AGM on 23 April. Norman has extensive experience from such positions as CEO and Deputy CEO of Boxer, SES-Sirius and MTG, and he has been a Board member of Mr Green & Co AB since 2014. …

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Yako Casino joins EveryMatrix family

Award-winning  iGaming software provider EveryMatrix  has announced an agreement with casino operator Yako Casino, as it continues to grow its client base and deliver better services tailored to the specific needs of its customers. Yako Casino brings its unique brand of humour and delight whilst delivering a personalised, tailor-made online casino offering to players around the world. Its main goal …

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Voting opens for Pitch ICE winners

Voting has opened at www.GamCrowd.com/PitchICE to determine the inaugural winner of Pitch ICE. Presented by GamCrowd and Clarion Events, the competition saw start-ups showcase their ideas in front of attendees during 15-minute slots at ICE 2015. Videos of the pitches have been published and the concept which attracts the most votes before the deadline on Friday, February 20, will gain …

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White Hat gains UK licence

White Hat Gaming, the bingo and casino content provider, has been granted a UK gambling license for its online bingo network. White Hat says the licence from the UK Gambling Commission emphasises its commitment to providing a safe and secure online gaming environment. Only the most trusted igaming companies have been approved for a UK licence, which is the gold …

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Bingo boost for 888 Holdings

Online operator 888 Holdings has recorded an increase in revenues of 15% to US$111m for the second quarter of the year, with all divisions experiencing growth. 888’s Emerging Offering channel, which incorporates its 888Sport sportsbook, saw an increase of 15% to $7m, with casino, poker and bingo all experiencing uplifts of 15%, 2% and 17% respectively. On the B2B side, …

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