Gaming Law & Society News

Australia to Ban Lottery Bets

Australia to Ban Lottery Bets

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Added on March 31, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Australia is about to introduce a new legislation that will effectively prohibit betting on lottery games as newsagents and clubs who sell lottery tickets worry that their ticket sales will plummet and make them lose money. The announcement has been warmly accepted by the Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association. If it passes, the bill could [...]

NetEnt Rolls Out Retro Slot Hotline™

NetEnt Rolls Out Retro Slot Hotline™

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Added on March 30, 2018 in Casino Games

The industry’s leading provider of superb digital gaming solutions, NetEnt has released Hotline, its latest five-reel slot based on popular movies and TV shows with astonishing soundtracks and style of the 80s. The game is already available at partner casinos such as Unibet, Casino Adrenaline & VideoSlots and it carries a unique multi-level bonus bet [...]

NetEnt CEO Per Eriksson Dismissed From Duty

NetEnt CEO Per Eriksson Dismissed From Duty

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Added on March 28, 2018 in General Gambling News

Per Eriksson, chief executive of software development giant, NetEnt as been discharged and therefore replaced by financial officer, Therese Hillman, as acting CEO. The unexpected move by the board of directors is effective immediately and the company has already initiated recruitment process. More importantly, a new strategy to increase focus on long-term growth is also [...]

Gambling in Louisiana to Receive Makeover

Gambling in Louisiana to Receive Makeover

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Added on March 27, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Last week could prove to be pivotal and decisive in the history of the state of Louisiana, because as much as five different pieces of gambling legislation passed the committee’s vote. As a result, numerous changes could soon be taking place in the southern state, both in terms of how casinos operate and how operators [...]

SGC And Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz Sign Supply Deal

SGC And Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz Sign Supply Deal

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Added on March 25, 2018 in General Gambling News

Provider of leading casino technologies, digital products and iGaming services Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), will continue to provide Rheinland-Pfalz Lottery with instant games and Cooperative Services Program until 2023. The new five-year contract with Germany’s southwest state of four million residents will include provision of games to lottery central gaming systems, retailer terminals and sports [...]

SoftGamings and Kiron Partner Up

SoftGamings and Kiron Partner Up

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Added on March 24, 2018 in General Gambling News

Wave after wave of new partnerships between operators and developers are being formed these days. Recently, we reported on the collaborative efforts soon to be undertaken by Yggdrasil and Lottomatica as well as Leander Games and PearFiction. Following their footsteps, Kiron Interactive and SoftGamings have decided to go down the route of joined forces. Kiron [...]

888 Sets New Revenue Record

888 Sets New Revenue Record

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Added on March 24, 2018 in General Gambling News

The formidable force in the world of gambling that is 888 Holdings has just publicly released the figures for last year and, much to nobody’s surprise, the figures are good. Their best yet, actually – the group’s total annual revenue through the 31st of December is $541.8 million, setting the company’s new record. This means [...]

Connecticut Approves Construction of State’s 4th Casino

Connecticut Approves Construction of State’s 4th Casino

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Added on March 23, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

Friday, March 16th, may have been a very important date, the most important one in the recent history of gambling in the state of Connecticut. That was the day when the state’s official lawyers approved a bill that will most likely result in the construction of another casino in Connecticut that will be this state’s [...]

Yggdrasil Gaming Forms Partnership With Lottomatica

Yggdrasil Gaming Forms Partnership With Lottomatica

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Added on March 22, 2018 in General Gambling News

Yggdrasil is making serious expansion moves to the Italian market thanks to a growing number of partnerships and content deals with the country’s biggest online operators. Leading suppliers of prestigious casino offerings have recently agreed with Lottomatica to provide certified slot games to two of its famous brands – totosi and lottomatica. Platforms will also [...]

Playtech To Launch Polish Online Casino

Playtech To Launch Polish Online Casino

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Added on March 21, 2018 in General Gambling News

Online gaming software developer and provider of turnkey solutions for poker rooms, sports betting portals and bingo sites, Playtech, has announced their very first Polish online casino. The company’s supply agreement with Polish Lottery monopoly group, Totalizator Sportowy, has given the aggregators exclusive rights to setup a site for online betting including slots, table games, [...]

Malta Prepares a New Unifying Gambling Act

Malta Prepares a New Unifying Gambling Act

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Added on March 20, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The Maltese Government is seeking to complete a serious overhaul of its gambling legal acts. The goal for this year is for Parliament of Malta and Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) to find common ground and create a single gambling bill that would unify all of the independent gambling legislation in the small island nation. At [...]

Respin Rhino From Lightning Box To Roll Out

Respin Rhino From Lightning Box To Roll Out

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Added on March 19, 2018 in Casino Games

Sydney-based development company Lightning Box and creators of smash hits Serengeti Lions and RedRoo, has announced the official launch date of its latest slot release, Respin Rhino. Multi-channel suppliers and aggregators of quality casino games have also increased their presence on the market in the last 8 months thanks to several content agreements with High [...]

West Virginia Legalizes Sports Betting

West Virginia Legalizes Sports Betting

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Added on March 18, 2018 in SportsBetting News

The state of West Virginia is sixth in a row to legalize sports betting, after its Governor, Jim Justice, signed Senate Bill 415, which authorizes gambling within the state’s borders. Following regulatory legislations of Connecticut, New Jersey, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and New York, wagering will from now on be legal on pro and collegiate sports at [...]

Leander Games & PearFiction Sign Four Game Deal

Leander Games & PearFiction Sign Four Game Deal

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Added on March 17, 2018 in General Gambling News

New partnerships are being formed at the speed of light – a deal has been agreed upon between one of the leading independent gaming platforms, Leander Games and developer, PearFiction Studios. The details of the agreement include four games from PearFiction being licensed for use by Leander Games. The following real money slot titles from [...]

Pennsylvania to Begin Online Gambling Operations

Pennsylvania to Begin Online Gambling Operations

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Added on March 16, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Kevin O’Toole, executive director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, has announced that the application for online gambling licensing in this state will begin in April, effectively confirming previous reports that, by the end of 2018, Pennsylvania will have its own online gambling market ready for launch. Last week, this state has received its first [...]