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SLINGO will continue to be available via Scientific Games lotto products
Gambling news 18-05-2021

Lottery product Slingo not going anywhere after contract renewal

SLINGO will continue to be offered by lottery operators, after Scientific Games Corporation announced it had renewed its rights agreement with Gaming Realms. Scientific Games now has the right to continue to offer the iconic SLINGO brand in lottery for instant, terminal-generated and draw-based games for four more years. This agreement encompasses North America, UK, […]

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Crown Resorts has been fined heavily after VIP breaches
Gambling news 15-05-2021

Crown Resorts to go cashless in huge shake-up in Australian casino industry

Crown Resorts will implement cashless gambling in a bid to stamp out money laundering, following a deal with the NSW regulator.  The Australian gambling giant has also agreed to ditch its controversial inside smoking policy, which allows high roller rooms to house smokers, but the beleaguered company says it will be phased out over the […]

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Playtech and Sky Vegas have partnered up for new live casino product
Gambling news 11-05-2021

Playtech & Sky Betting partner up for new live casino product

PLAYTECH recently launched a new product in conjunction with Sky Betting & Gaming’s with it to be presented via Sky Vegas.  The live casino studio is expected to breath new life into Sky Vegas, which was originally founded in 2003 and quickly became one of the most popular online gambling destinations in the UK.  Gaming […]

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Microgaming online slots release list for May 2021
Gambling news 11-05-2021

Microgaming online slots releases and dates for May, 2021

Microgaming has released a roadmap of new online slots games for the month of May, with these releases largely coming from their network of independent studios. Straying from their original business plan which saw them create thousands of real money slots games, Microgaming now considers itself an aggregator, where they give independent studios a platform […]

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Aloha! Christmas is now live at the best NetEnt casinos
Gambling news 19-12-2020

NetEnt, Microgaming release new slots in December

NetEnt has given a Christmas-themed makeover to one of its most popular online slots games Aloha! Cluster Pays. Aloha! Christmas headlines the online slots games being released in December and has many of the same features that made Cluster Pays so popular.  The six-reel, six-row video slot features both Cluster Pays and Sticky Re-spins mechanics […]

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DraftKings to sell gift cards across the USA after InComm Payments deal
Gambling news 17-12-2020

DraftKings gift cards now available after InComm Payments deal

DraftKings has launched a global first after announcing it had partnered with InComm Payments to deliver a gift card.  The launch will effectively give DraftKings a foothold in 1000s of retail outlets across the USA, including convenience stores such as 7-Eleven, Speedway, Dollar General and Sheetz.  On top of being a cash option to fund […]

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VulkanBet is leaving the Russian betting market
Gambling news 15-12-2020

Russian esports betting operator waves the white flag

Russia’s imposing new gambling taxes have forced another betting company to leave the market.  Leading esports betting operator VulkanBet, which brags it is “among the top three in Russia”, announced it was leaving the Russian market.  This is believed to be in response to Bill No. 1055657-7 which puts a 1% tax on betting turnover […]

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Hard Rock Digital launches as gambling industry set for shake-up
Gambling news 15-12-2020

Hard Rock Digital to shake up US online betting & gambling

WELL-known US brand Hard Rock International is set to open a digital arm of its business, with sports betting and online gambling on the agenda.  HRI made the announcement via a press release and declared it was an attempt to diversify its portfolio in high-growth markets, with iGaming industry veterans recruited to push the cause. […]

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Carousel casino in pretoria has been sold to two well-known businessmen
Gambling news 13-12-2020

Carousel casino set to be taken over by football identities

TWO well-known football identities are set to be the new owners of Carousel casino, as long as their licence is approved by the North West Gambling Board.  Owned by Sun International, Carousel is one of the oldest gambling destinations in South Africa and a very popular venue in Pretoria.  But Sun International announced in the […]

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Gambling Commission announces review of Gambling Act
Gambling news 12-12-2020

Legal lottery age to lift as Gambling Commission announces review of Act

UK gambling laws will undergo a wide-ranging review after the Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden described the Gambling Act as “an analogue law in a digital age”.  The UK Government has now launched a review of the the Gambling Commission and its functions in a bid to modernise its operations.  The review is also recommending raising […]

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