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Scientific Games to acquire NYX Gaming Group

(PRESS RELEASE) — Scientific Games Corporation and NYX Gaming Group Limited today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Scientific Games will acquire NYX, further strengthening Scientific Games’ leadership position and ability to provide the broadest portfolio of content, technologies and digital products and services for its global Gaming and Lottery customers. Under the terms of…

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Revealed: tipsters deliberately recommend losing bets to punters

Thank goodness for the Guardian newspaper who are really working hard to publish hard hitting stories on the negative side of gambling, both online and offline. They are regularly coming up with the latest news and controversies, here are two recent big stories they have published. Shame that other newspapers are doing the opposite and actually opening up their own…

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Gambling firm 888 penalised record £7.8m for failing vulnerable customers

The online betting firm 888 has been penalised a record £7.8m for “outrageous” failings, after more than 7,000 people who had voluntarily banned themselves from gambling were still able to access their accounts. One customer was allowed to make 850,000 bets worth £1.3m in one year, using money stolen from their employer, prompting calls from the UK’s leading gambling charity…

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The CMA is investigating whether online gambling companies are treating their customers fairly.

Enforcement action against online gambling firms 23 June 2017: We are taking enforcement action against several online gambling firms in connection with their gaming promotions for new players, and certain aspects of their free bet promotions, that we believe are breaking consumer protection law. We are especially concerned that gamblers may be losing out because of: inadequate or unclear information…

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Gambling operators face landmark enforcement action over unfair practices and promotions

Online gambling businesses are facing enforcement action by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) because of suspected breaches of consumer protection law. This comes as part of a joint programme of work by the Gambling Commission and CMA to tackle concern about whether consumers are being treated fairly by online gambling operators. Last October the CMA opened an investigation to…

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Will Trump Accidentally Destroy Las Vegas?

President Donald J. Trump’s greatest strength, his success as a businessman, is also his greatest weakness. Take, for example, China. For decades, the United States has had what looks like bizarre, self-contradictory positions toward the Peoples Republic of China and Taiwan. Prior to the Communist Party’s victory in China’s Civil War in 1949, there was only one China (ignoring the…

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Endorphina’s special Vape Slot

Online Slot Machine Diamond Vapour Slot Provider Endorphina Casino Software Jackpot Slot No Reels 5 Win Lines 10 RTP 96.00% Endorphina introduced a first ever slot about vaping for ICE! In the fall 2016, Endorphina surprised the igaming industry with their innovative EiG 2016 slot that brought the EiG team a Creative Sponsorship Campaign Award. Obviously, Endorphina didn´t stop there…

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Slotty Vegas & Betat – 2016 In Numbers

BETAT XMAS CAMPAIGN INSIGHTS BETAT Casino promised to ‘Make Christmas Great Again’ throughout the month of December, and deliver we did! In total, throughout December, BETAT Casino had a total of 16 promotions running resulting in a whopping €183,871.35 in bonus funds given, spreading between our players a total of €98,456.60 euros in cash. Two of our highest earners include…

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CMA launches investigation into online gambling

Massive thanks to our intrepid investigator and online gambling activist Dan for spotting this one: CMA launches investigation into online gambling The CMA has today announced it is investigating whether online gambling firms are treating their customers fairly. This follows concerns raised by the Gambling Commission about potential breaches of consumer law, including misleading promotions and unfair terms, being used…

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Red Queen expands her offerings

October 13, 2016 Red Queen Casino continues to expand and impress with some great new software and a brand new live casino now available: Red Queen Casino are introduction of a host of new software providers to their casino including, Amaya, CGS, Nektan, Realistic Games, Games Lab, Chance Interactive, Big Time Gaming, Leander Games, R.Franco, Leap Gaming, Gamevy, Incredible Technologies…

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More mergers and take overs between online slot makers

Tallinn, July 7th, 2016 – Relax Gaming has teamed up with Push Gaming “Innovative platform provider Relax Gaming has teamed up with Push Gaming in order distribute its games via their Silver Bullet casino platform. The agreement, which has already helped Push launch its games with leading European Casino brand Mr Green, is designed to take the supplier’s games to…

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Cryptocurrency Ether Hack

The DAO, the distributed autonomous organization that had collected over $150m worth of the cryptocurrency ether, has reportedly been hacked, sparking a broad market sell-off. A leaderless organization comprised of a series of smart contracts written on the ethereum codebase, The DAO has lost 3.6m ether, which is currently sitting in a separate wallet after being split off into a separate grouping…

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Playtech agree deal to buy Quickspin

Online gambling technology providers Playtech have struck a deal to acquire Swedish slots developer Quickspin AB. In a statement released Tuesday, Playtech said it had agreed to pay €24m upfront to acquire Quickspin, with a further consideration of up to €26m based on a maximum of six times Quickspin’s 2018 earnings. Quickspin reported revenue of €6m and earnings of €2.1m…

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Dutch legislator warns operators

According to an article published today on leading Dutch information portal nu.nl Dutch gambling authorities have warned online gambling operators about the upcoming summer of sport. They are reminded not to breech regulations concerning the advertising of, and offering of sports betting to Dutch customers. It appears that they had received a tip off that some operators were planning to advertise…

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BetConstruct enter Endorphina partnership agreement

UK online betting and casino technology supplier BetConstruct has completed and signed an agreement with Czech Republic based online slot developer Endorphina, enabling BetConstruct to distribute Endorphina’s slot games to its group of over 120 partners with immediate effect. This deal expands the already wide range of online content available via the Spring platform which was formally introduced to the public at the ICE trade show in…

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Why the Gambling Commission Now Wants to Understand Consumers Better

For years, there has been a sense that regulatory bodies across multiple sectors have operated from a decidedly insular and uncooperative perspective. Recent changes to banking and financial trading legislation seem to reaffirm this, as many have placed considerable restrictions on UK firms and have the potential to cost them jobs over time. The same rule tends to apply in…

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