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New poker title coming from Zynga

By JT On October 31, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – Social gaming company Zynga has moved to bolster its online poker offering by launching a new title in the form of Zynga Poker Classic. The new game is due to launch on iOS in the coming week and on the Android platform later in the year. Zynga Poker Classic will deliver familiar gameplay that Zynga customers have become accustomed to on the firm’s social poker offering as well as new features such as leagues to help inspire competition. Jon Liu, vice-president of games at Zynga Poker, said that the title has been developed in response to customer […]

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US customers to be Blocked by SatoshiBet

By JT On October 31, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – Bitcoin gambling website SatoshiBet has announced that will no longer allow customers from the US to access its various services. In an announcement on social media network Reddit, the operator cited uncertainty over the future of US gambling regulation and future legal issues that could prevent US players from accessing services as the main reasons behind the decision to withdraw from the market. US customers that attempt to access the site are now met with a message that reads: “Your IP appears to be from the United States or another jurisdiction where SatoshiBet does not offer its […]

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Yearly low for Nevada online poker revenue

By JT On October 31, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – The Nevada Gaming Control Board has reported that the state’s online poker market suffered its worst monthly performance of the year during September. Revenue from the state’s various online poker operators amounted to just $693,000 (€551,574), down from the previous lowest monthly total of $742,000 that was reported in August of this year. The monthly total is almost half of the amount collected by the state in June, when online poker revenue peaked at just over $1 million. In addition to the slump in online poker revenue, the Nevada Gaming Control Board recorded a drop in state-wide […]

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First Konami Slots Installed in Sweden

By JT On October 31, 2014 • No comments yet

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Konami Gaming, Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, launched its first round of slot installations in Sweden through its distributor, International Casino Management (ICM), who recently acquired an agreement with the nation’s state-owned gaming entity Casino Cosmopol. Casino Cosmopol operates four casino properties in Sweden and the Sundsvall and Malmö locations recently installed leading products from Konami’s video slot library, most notably the popular SeleXion™ multi-game cabinet. ICM is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and is part of Konami’s exclusive network of distributors, partnering to address the needs of specific European markets and ensure strong, local customer support. […]

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Eighth Italian virtual sports deal locked up by Inspired Gaming

By JT On October 31, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – The Intralot Italia branch of Greek-owned gaming and lottery provider Intralot has become the latest operator to launch virtual sports products from server-based gaming specialist Inspired Gaming. The deal will see Intralot Italia become the eighth operator in Italy to begin offering the virtual sports services. Intralot Italia will dedicate two of its channels to the virtual sports games, which will include football, horse-racing, tennis and cycling titles. “The strategic alliance with Inspired Gaming Group, benefitting from their experience in the virtual games industry, is another example of Intralot Italia’s continued commitment to providing leading gaming alternatives […]

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2014 Victoria Derby field, barrier draw and latest odds

By JT On October 30, 2014 • No comments yet

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Australian Gambling – The Group One Victoria Derby is the feature race this Saturday at Flemington and whilst it may not have any notable top-liners, the field is one of the most even in recent history, which should entertain the masses on and off-course. Recent Group One Spring Champion Stakes winner Hampton Court is looking to give Gai Waterhouse yet another big-race win to make up for racing’s first lady not having a runner in this years 2014 Melbourne Cup. Chris Waller also only has one runner, Preferment, who stormed home for second in the Geelong Classic, yet still remains […]

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BetSoftGaming Announces Latest Slots3 Title: MEGA GEMS

By JT On October 30, 2014 • No comments yet

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BetSoftGaming, the originator and leader in true 3D cinematic gaming, have announced the most recent addition to their expansive Slots3™ Arcade collection – MEGA GEMS. Mega Gems is five reels and ten lines of lusciously coloured gemstones against a smoothly futuristic backdrop where the lines pay both ways. A polychrome Wild icon can appear on any reel, and when it does, it transforms its reel into a Wild Reel. After each Wild Reel, a Free Spin offers another chance to win, with the exciting possibility of consecutive chains of Wild Reels and Free Spins. Big wins are celebrated with brightly […]

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WMS Gaming Exclusive License Agreement with Tipping Point

By JT On October 30, 2014 • No comments yet

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PRNewswire – Tipping Point Gaming (TPG), a pioneer and leading developer of “Picture-In-Picture” (PIP) style systems and applications for the casino gaming industry, has announced today that it has signed an exclusive license agreement with WMS Gaming Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, for its Dunn patent, US Patent No. 6089975. The Dunn patent teaches how a secondary controller added to an existing gaming machine can intercept the data going to the gaming machine’s video display and introduce additional data to produce a different and desired outcome on the video display that would not be available from […]

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New Jersey’s Lesniak accuses credit card firms of disrupting progress

By JT On October 30, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak has hit out at credit card companies and accused them of stalling the progress of the US state’s online gambling industry. Speaking via Skype at the Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit USA, Lesniak said the lack of support from major credit card companies in the US has meant that the state has been unable to hit its early revenue targets. Prior to the legalisation of online gambling in the state, Lesniak and other lawmakers said revenue generated from such online activity could exceed $1 billion (€785.2 million). However, with next month […]

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Garden City issues warning over Full Tilt claims

By JT On October 30, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – Legal company Garden City Group (GCG), which is responsible for administering remissions to US customers of online poker brand Full Tilt Poker, has warned petitioners that submitted incorrect or incomplete information may not receive their claim. Last week, GCG sent emails to more than 2,200 petitioners who had previously confirmed their Full Tilt Poker account balance but submitted incomplete or incorrect banking information or social security number. The email included information as to how to update and correct their petitions through the online filing website. GCG has warned these petitioners that if they do not submit the […]

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Mobile and sports betting drive Unibet

By JT On October 30, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – Online gaming operator Unibet has cited the performance of its mobile and sportsbook operations as the main reasons behind a year-on-year jump in revenue during the three months through to the end of September. Gross winnings revenue for the third quarter totalled £80.4 million (€101.8 million/$129.7 million), up from the £64 million generated during the corresponding period in the previous year. Profit from operations jumped from £9.2 million last year to £18.1 million while profit after tax increased from £8.2 million in the third quarter of 2013 to £16.5 million in Q3 of this year. Earnings per […]

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Tabcorp calls for Australian offshore betting ban

By JT On October 29, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – Australian gaming company Tabcorp has entered into discussions with the national federal government in an effort to ban unlicensed offshore bookmakers from taking bets from residents in the country. According to the Australian newspaper, Tabcorp will base the discussions around the impact it believes such operators can have on the integrity of sporting and racing events, consumer protection and the leakage of industry fees and revenue. Speaking about the issues, Tabcorp chairman Paula Dwyer said that about 14% of betting by Australians is with unlicensed operators and called for the country to follow the likes of France […]

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The Football Pools moves platform to NYX OPS

By JT On October 29, 2014 • No comments yet

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NYX Gaming Group announces the launch of online gaming site FootballPools.com on its Open Platform System, NYX OPS Bringing together Classic Pools, Premier 10 and MatchXtra, plus the latest in Instant win slots and table games from NYX OGS, The Football Pools has totally revamped its online offering as part of its business modernisation plan. David Flynn, EVP Business Development for NYX Gaming Group commented: “The Football Pools has been one of the world’s leading gaming companies for over 90 years. It’s inspiring to be able to work with The Football Pools and provide a fully integrated offering for the […]

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Real Gaming has green light for full Nevada launch

By JT On October 29, 2014 • No comments yet

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iGaming Business – Las Vegas-based Real Gaming, formerly known as South Point Poker, is set to become the third licensed online poker operator Nevada after it completed a soft launch in the US state. As reported by iGaming Business, the company’s website was launched by the South Point Casino land-based Las Vegas property in February of this year and underwent almost eight months of testing before fully launching last week. Real Gaming has now been given approval by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to launch a full service in the state both online and via mobile devices. The move will […]

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Texas Man Wins $670,280 Playing Walking Dead Slot Game

By JT On October 29, 2014 • No comments yet

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A Texas man visiting Las Vegas has won $670,280.00 playing Aristocrat’s The Walking DeadTM Slot Game at Sunset Station Hotel Casino. John U. from Richland Hills, Texas, was in Las Vegas for work when a spin of the reels paid a life-changing jackpot that left him, “shocked!” Aristocrat’s The Walking Dead Slot Game is field-proven to appeal to a wide cross-section of players. After 10 months in the field, the game continues to be a top-seller and top performer. The game won top honors at the Global Gaming Awards earlier this month, being named Casino Product of the Year. With […]

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