Luke Massey

Gamevy crowned Game to Watch ICE 2016

A year on from scooping the PitchICE Best Start Up award, Gamevy have won the Game to Watch competition at ICE 2016, beating off stiff competition from some hot new contenders, including Skillz Gaming. The hotly-contested game to watch competition sees companies compete for the game judged most interesting and likely to succeed. Given the innovation for which ICE is …

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NetEnt unveils Jimi Hendrix online slot

Leading software provider NetEnt has announced the creation of music-themed game, Jimi Hendrix online slot. The new slot will join the NetEnt’s Rocks’ Trilogy, with the recent launch of Guns N’Roses slot and the upcoming Motörhead-focused game. NetEnt officially unveiled this at ICE Totally Gaming 2016 in London. Jimi Hendrix, the main character of the future slot, is regarded as one …

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Clarion Events confirms ICE Totally Gaming will keep growing

After the conclusion of ICE 2016, event organisers Clarion Events have confirmed they will renegotiate its contract at ExCeL for the 2020 show onwards, by which time the show organisers expect that ICE Totally Gaming will be occupying the entire site. Clarion also confirmed that this year the show grew by another 4,000sq.m. Only 12 halls were not occupied, but …

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Rank Group signs deal to take Microgaming content via Quickfire

Quickfire, powered by Microgaming, has signed a major UK casino firm in Rank Group. Entertaining Britain since 1937, Rank Group is one of the largest gaming entertainment brands in the UK. Its gaming services include Grosvenor Casinos, the UK’s largest multi-channel casino operator, and Mecca, one of the most popular community gaming websites in Great Britain. Rank has joined forces …

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Jay Kornegay – Westgate Las Vegas – Superbowl 50 to challenge betting records

All eyes are on the Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, as this year’s Superbowl sees Carolina Panthers take on Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California. Just a few days before the big day we caught up with Jay Kornegay, Vice President of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, to discuss Superbowl 50: ____________________________________ SBC: Hi Jay, the biggest annual sporting event …

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ICE 2016 – Betting integrity and match fixing

All of the panellists in the Betting Integrity Betmarkets Session at ICE 2016 agreed that the only way the current situation will improve is if the Gambling Commission, sports governing bodies, betting operators and law enforcement align with each other and work collaboratively in the fight against match fixing. Betting integrity and match fixing at the highest level of sport …

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Microgaming receives Guinness World Records certificate

On 6 October 2015, Mega Moolah set a Guinness World Records® title for the ‘Largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game’ when Betway UK player Jon Heywood won the GBP equivalent of €17,879,645.12 from a 25p spin. Yesterday, on Microgaming’s stand at ICE Totally Gaming, joint record-holders Microgaming, Betway and Jon received their official certificates from a Guinness World Records adjudicator. …

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Beñardo Elorz – Kirolbet – Think Local, Act Local and Go Global

Spanish-licensed bookmaker Kirolbet has made a quick start to 2016, by adding La Liga football club Real Sociedad to its growing list of partners. Starting today in London, they will be exhibiting at ICE stands N1-130 and N1-132. We caught up with Kirolbet Marketing Manager Beñardo Elorz to discuss the new partnership with Real Sociedad, existing deals with other Spanish …

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