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ICS‑digital’s Ben Jones: iGaming and the future of entertainment

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After hitting £31.23 billion by the end of 2016, the iGaming industry’s total worth is forecasted to reach £57.73 billion by the end of 2020, writes ICS‑digital Marketing Executive Ben Jones. In the past decade, the world of iGaming has exploded. Since the introduction of new legislation in 2014, the UK’s remote gambling sector alone has increased more than three …

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InBet Games enriches offering with EvenBet partnership

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Progressive platform provider InBet Games is aiming to further enrich its offering, agreeing a new partnership with online gaming software developer EvenBet Gaming. A key benefit of the deal for InBet Games will be the integration of EvenBet’s cutting-edge poker product, which utilises a turnkey poker solution and delivers multi-functional performance alongside exceptional reliability and scalability. The agreement also furnishes …

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Referendum set for controversial Swiss online gambling legislation

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An online gambling bill passed through Swiss parliament last year is set for a national referendum, reports swissinfo.ch, after a coalition of political parties succeeded in gathering enough votes to warrant a public vote. Switzerland’s legislature passed the controversial new laws in September of 2017, with them initially set to take effect from this month. However under its unique political system, …

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Canberra Casino AU$5 spin limit rejected by GTA

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A proposal to place a AU$5 spin limit on poker machines at Canberra Casino have been met with dismay by the Gaming Technologies Association (GTA). The news follows introduction of legislation by the government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), which allowed the venue to add 200 poker machines to its gaming floor, ending the long standing gaming machine monopoly …

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WSOP pushes for deeper Asian coverage with Tencent China

SBC News WSOP pushes for deeper Asian coverage with Tencent China

Seeking to expand its tournament coverage and presence within the Asian market, Caesars Interactive’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) has secured a content partnership with Chinese media and digital giant Tencent. The deal will see Tencent utilise its digital media channels to push WSOP content, the world’s biggest poker tournament to Asian viewers. WSOP and Tencent management detailed that the …

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InBet Games enters strategic partnership with PlayPearls

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Eastern Europe focused B2B lottery, betting and gaming provider InBet Games has made its full range of services available to casinos run by PlayPearls. Launched in 2002, Inbet Games has an extensive range of solutions, all of which can be run as terminals, websites or mobile apps, covering land-based, street and betting shop operations. The strategic partnership with PlayPearls, which was …

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Unibet gears up for Poker 2.0 client release

SBC News Unibet gears up for Poker 2.0 client release

Stockholm-listed European sports betting operator Unibet is preparing for the launch of its brand new poker client ‘Unibet Poker 2.0’ which is expected to be launched on 1 December. The operator stated that the release would mark the ‘second generation’ for its in-house developed poker room which it first launched in 2014. The launch of ‘Unibet Poker 2.0’ will be …

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Microgaming MPN launches progressive Fish Party SNGs

SBC News Microgaming MPN launches progressive Fish Party SNGs

Bringing new game concepts to the online poker market, the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) today has unveiled its new ‘Fish Party Sit &Go’ (title Fish Party SNGs) format a unique take on the popular Jackpot Sit & Go poker tournaments. Fish Party SNGs are fast-paced, three-player tournaments. At the beginning of each game, the slot reels, based on Microgaming’s popular Fish Party online slot, …

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mybet folds on its poker offering

SBC News mybet folds on its poker offering

It has been announced that mybet is to stop offering poker on its site as it looks to reassess and focus its efforts on betting and casino games. This announcement follows the news that mybet has sold its stake in Pferdewetten.de, the German horseracing betting firm, in order to raise some much needed funds. The mybet group lost €8 million (£6.6m) last …

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