Gambling news

Playtech release Quantum Blackjack and live slots
Gambling news 20-01-2020

Playtech release Quantum Blackjack & live slots game

PLAYTECH has announced two industry-first live casino products, that are set to shake up online gambling. The first announcement coming from the tech giant was that it would be launching “live slots” which essentially put players in a group situation, where they are led by a host, who also provides commentary. The second new game […]

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Royal Panda leaves the United Kingdom gambling market
Gambling news 13-01-2020

Respected online casino Royal Panda ditches Gambling Commission licence

While most of the royal headlines in the United Kingdom are about Prince Harry and his wife, popular online casino Royal Panda has announced it is departing the UK gambling market. The decision to ditch the Gambling Commission licence comes following Royal Panda’s acquisition by booming parent company the Leo Vegas Group, which has its […]

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Brynn Kenney won the 2019 Aussie Millions Poker Main Event
Gambling news 03-01-2020

Aussie Millions poker to get underway in Melbourne

MANY of the biggest names in poker will swarm to Crown Casino, Melbourne, this week for the Aussie Millions Poker Championships. The tournament is due to start on Saturday, January 4, with Opening Event Day 1 Flight 1 beginning at 12.10pm (AEDT). The Opening Event has an AUD $1 million prize pool guarantee and will […]

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Rising Royals released in November of 2019
Gambling news 19-11-2019

New Slot: Microgaming release Rising Royals now available

MICROGAMING has capped a bumper month of slots releases by announcing Rising Royals, a slot developed for the iGaming giant by Just For The Win. Rising Royals, which has a French nobility theme, is a five-reel, 20-payline slot game that has some unique features to entice players and provide big wins. The latest Microgaming title […]

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Canada single event sports betting laws update possible
canada 14-10-2019

Single-event sports betting could become reality in Canada

Single-event sports betting is again at the forefront in Canada, with the Canadian Gaming Association renewing calls to legalise the practise. The Liberal candidate for the Ontario seat of Windsor West Sandra Pupatello initially raised the subject and vowed to do what her New Democratic Party rival Brian Masse could not, and have the criminal […]

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New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs - gambling laws
Gambling news 08-08-2019

New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs asks for public input on gambling laws

The New Zealand government will consult with the public before making a decision on whether to update legislation surrounding online gambling. New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) announced a survey regarding an expansion of the current laws surrounding online gambling activities. Currently New Zealand is regarded as having “grey laws” which in simple terms […]

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Betsoft to release two new slots at IGB Amsterdam 2019
Gambling news 03-07-2019

Betsoft Gaming to unveil two new slots games in Amsterdam

BETSOFT Gaming is set to unveil two massive new slots releases this July at an industry event in Amsterdam. Betsoft, which has won numerous awards in the past year for its innovative games offering, will present its new slot Gold Canyon and the already released Spinfinity Man to the masses. One thing we can always […]

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New slot released by Microgaming in June 2019 - The Smashing Biscuit
canada 16-06-2019

Microgaming release new punk rock slot The Smashing Biscuit

MICROGAMING has released, in conjunction with PearFiction Studios, an online slots game based around a punk rock band. The five by three reel, 20 payline slot centres around The Smashing Biscuit, a band of three brothers with the surname Biscuit. Aptly named Soggy, Tiny and Crunchy, the three brothers enter your psyche through some cool […]

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UK Gambling commission fines online operator £1.6m
Gambling news 15-06-2019

Platinum Gaming fined £1.6m by Gambling Commission

Platinum Gaming has been fined £1.6 million by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission after it failed on two fronts. The online gambling operator was found guilty of failing to identify gambling harm and prevent money laundering. The Gambling Commission applied the financial penalty after an investigation, which was instigated following reports revealing a convicted fraudster […]

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Leo Vegas leaves Switzerland market
Gambling news 12-06-2019

Leo Vegas to leave Switzerland after online gambling shakeup

Gambling company Leo Vegas has announced it has withdrawn from Switzerland. The news follows the first four online casino licences being issued to existing gambling venues in Switzerland, as an extension of their current operations. From June 19, LeoVegas will disable all new Swiss sign-ups across sports, casino and poker in line with applicable laws, […]

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