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Cheshire-based player wins €7.4 million on NetEnt slot game

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The Stockholm-listed casino games provider NetEnt AB has changed another life after a BGO player from the UK won €7.4 million on its Mega Fortune Dreams slot. The Cheshire-based player picked up the €7,437,199.55 windfall, becoming an instant multi-millionaire from a bet of just £1.25. His first plan for the ‘life-changing’ sum of money is to take his children on ... Read More »

GAMEIOM goes live with Fortune Cats on William Hill

GAMEIOM - Fortune Cats

GAMEIOM Technologies Limited has launched Fortune Cats, the first slot to go through the GAMEIOM Remote Gaming Server platform and the first to go live on William Hill. Fortune Cats, a five-reel, fifty-line slot game with a unique sixth reel feature, is live on William Hill’s Macau tab across both mobile and desktop sites. Based on some of the luckiest cats ... Read More »

Yggdrasil player hits €3.3 million jackpot on Joker Millions

Joker Millions Jackpot

Christmas came early for a player on Yggdrasil Gaming’s Joker Millions progressive jackpot slot, who won almost €3.3 million on Thursday 23rd December. The lucky player was spinning the reels on sunnyplayer.com, a brand of Cherry iGaming, when he hit the jackpot of €3,291,513 from a bet of just €2.50. The win was the largest to date on Joker Millions, ... Read More »

Rodrigo Duterte will shutter online gambling in the Phillipines

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Rodrigo Duterte, the outspoken and hardline President of the Phillipines, has seemingly backtracked on a softer approach to online gambling regulation and moved to close it down entirely in the country. In a speech which followed the announcement of the 2017 national budget Duterte stated that he would be “ordering the closure of all online gambling (firms)… All of them. ... Read More »

EveryMatrix secures content agreement with Norsk Tipping

Norsk Tipping

Norsk Tipping has selected EveryMatrix to provide the iGaming integration platform for games from casino vendors including IGT, NetEnt, Quickspin, Novomatic, Magnet Gaming and Scientific Games. The Norwegian state lottery has selected EveryMatrix’s CasinoEngine following a competitive tender process with 10 other suppliers, which was kicked-started by the Norwegian government in April 2016. The deal, which will run for six ... Read More »

Playtech launches cross-border network with RAY and win2day

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Finnish company RAY and Austria-based win2day have agreed an ‘industry-first’ deal to share cross-border poker liquidity on the Playtech network. The two companies will launch a joint network which pools their Finnish and Austrian player bases, with customers of each brand able to access Playtech’s omni-channel poker products. Playtech said the deal, which was made possible by the recent approval ... Read More »

Guy Templer appointed Chief Operating Officer of Rational Group

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Guy Templer has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Rational Group, the operator of the world’s largest poker business, PokerStars. Templer, who is currently Chief Strategy Officer, will assume the role on January 1 and continue to report to Rafi Ashkenazi, CEO of Amaya and Rational Group. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management of significant parts of ... Read More »

EveryMatrix signs deal to provide casino content to CEGO

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Platform provider EveryMatrix has signed a content deal with CEGO, an online casino operator which powers some of the biggest online casino brands in Denmark. Following the agreement, CEGO’s newest brand will get access to premium content from NYX, Scientific Gaming, Magnet Gaming, and Evolution via the CasinoEngine product from EveryMatrix. The content will be delivered via Web API on ... Read More »

Baazov cites shareholder ‘premium’ demands for Amaya bid failure

David Baazov has walked away from his bid to take control of Amaya, the gambling operator he has been instrumental in building over the last few years. In a release issued to the media, Baazov claimed: “The decision to terminate my attempted acquisition of Amaya was not an easy one. I retained a full suite of advisors, arranged committed financing, and engaged in constructive negotiations with Amaya’s ... Read More »

Shadow Bet launches affiliate programme with Income Access

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Online casino Shadow Bet has launched a new affiliate programme with Income Access, the iGaming-focused marketing software provider which is part of the Paysafe Group. The launch of the Shadow Bet affiliate programme allows all new affiliates to take advantage of a 45% revenue share promotion during their first three months with the programme. Following the promotion, commissions will revert ... Read More »