Tag Archives: ICE 2016

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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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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ICE 2016 – Esports dissected

The Betmarkets agenda boasted an impressive collection of speakers dissecting esports across three separate talks at ICE on Wednesday morning. Unikrn Founder Rahul Sood skyped from Seattle, whilst Newzoo’s Peter Warman, Fnatic CEO Wouter Sleijffers and other notable figures discussed the growing industry at length with a focus on how it is vastly dissimilar to traditional sports, and the importance of appreciating this …

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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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ICE 2016 – Impact of 4th money laundering directive

A panel of speakers in a Cybercrime, Security and Regulatory Compliance session at ICE 2016 have expressed concern about the revised customer verification and enhanced due diligence (DD) as part of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The European Union 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive was officially published in June 2015 as a review on the 2007 regulations, covering all gambling services. …

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Digitain launches multi-channel platform for iGaming industry

Digitain, an independent technology provider for iGaming industry operating in Europe, has launched its new multi-channel, multi-lingual and multi-currency system platform based on cutting-edge technologies, which are constantly enhanced to provide high level customer experience. It can be supplied either as a Turn-Key Solution, where the partner handles all licensing and management issues, or as a White Label where the …

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ICE 2016 – Mor Weizer: Playtech growth to be led by omni-channel & deeper intelligence focus

Addressing industry news sources yesterday morning at ICE 2016, Playtech CEO Mor Weizer detailed that omni-channel competencies combined with dynamic data/intelligence gathering would lead his firm’s future growth strategy. Noting a higher scope for increasing player values and better user retention rates by clients, Weizer stated that Playtech future development and innovation would be led with the aim of  creating ‘best-in-class’ industry …

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