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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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PokerStars tops Italian casino charts

Issuing a market update, Amaya Inc subsidiary PokerStars has declared that its online casino product has become ‘Italian market leader’ just two years after being officially launched. Backing its claim, PokerStars points to a June report by regulator the Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato (AAMS), in which its online casino has taken circa 8.85% of GGR market share. PokerStars …

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Regulated market expansion sees NetEnt deliver H1 solid growth & profits

Publishing its H1 2017 interim trading results (period ending 31 June), Stockholm-listed industry content and games developer NetEnt has detailed a strong commercial momentum, recording growth across its core metrics. Updating investors, NetEnt governance stated that H1 had delivered ‘solid growth’ for its verticals, with the company hitting H1 revenues of SEK 805 million, up 15% on corresponding H1 2016’s SEK …

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PokerStars extends Bolt coverage with IAAF Monaco Diamond League sponsorship

Amaya Inc online poker subsidiary PokerStars has furthered its brand coverage partnership with new poker ambassador Usain Bolt, confirming that it will sponsor the upcoming  IAAF Monaco Diamond League athletics meeting at the Stade Louis II Stadium on July 21. PokerStars will provide the bibs for all eight athletes competing in the men’s 100m race, as they tune up for …

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Easy Payment Gateway targets betting industry expansion following £5.5 million funding round

Digital payment start-up Easy Payment Gateway, a new payment processor targeting aggressive expansion in the online sports betting market has confirmed that it has completed a £5.5 million venture funding round. The ‘simple integration payment API’ specialist detailed that its funding round was led by two seasoned tech investors Andreas Mihalovits and Alejandro Betancourt who believe that Easy Payment Gateway can become …

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LeoVegas bringing the hygge with Danish entry

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Last week, LeoVegas launched its LeoVegas Sport product into the Danish market. Having been granted a Danish licence, LeoVegas will now offer around 100,000 betting games daily in more than 40 different sports in Denmark. LeoVegas Group CEO Gustaf Hagman stated: “The launch of LeoVegas’ casino has been very successful and LeoVegas has established itself as a brand in Denmark. …

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Ganapati chooses iGaming Super Show to iGnite its latest game

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Online casino content supplier Ganapati will be showcasing its original game She Ninja SUZU and releasing new images of the upcoming Tokyo Saints at next week’s iGaming Super Show. At 12:15 on Wednesday 12 July, Ganapati Malta CEO Mitsuya Fujimoto will be presenting the games at iGnite, a new open conference area on the show floor in Amsterdam where software …

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Global Gaming strengthens its executive team amidst expansion

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Global Gaming has appointed Mark Wadsworth as a member of its executive team as the company looks to to support the recent expansion in Malta. Wadsworth joins the firm as Director of the Group’s companies in Malta. Here he will head up two new major development projects. Prior to joining, Wadsworth worked at Betsson in the role of Head of Platform. He worked across …

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InBet removes the online and offline divide with Café Bridge

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Inbet Games has confirmed the launch of Café Bridge, a new payment service which provides players with a single account, accessible from both physical gaming venues and online platforms. For end users, it enables a simple move between online and offline action, with a cash deposit option which is important for those who are unwilling to utilise online payment methods …

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Habanero tailors content to Belgian market with starcasino.be

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Slots and table games provider Habanero has demonstrated its ability to “tailor content to a variety of markets” after going live with Belgium-based online casino starcasino.be. Habanero’s 75 video slots, including Panda Panda, Bird of Thunder and Fire Rooster, have been made available to the operator’s customers across a range of desktop and mobile devices. The deal will see the company, …

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