First Online Pokémon GO Fest A Huge Success

Ben Hamill - July 29, 2020

Given that this year’s Pokémon GO Fest was for the first time in the event’s history open to all players irrespective of where they were physically situated in the world, it’s no surprise at all that it also turne...Read More

Massive Nintendo Code Leak Reported

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2020

A massive source code leak of what is being described as an incident of giga proportions has left Japanese video games and console manufacturer Nintendo covering wildly for its loose bits. This after an anonymous poster on a popular gamin...Read More

Evolution Gaming Wins EGR Global B2B Award - Again

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2020

Live casino specialist developer Evolution Gaming has done it again. The studio has just for the 11th consecutive year in a row been named Live Casino Supplier of the Year at the EGR Global B2B Awards 2020. Due to the rules of...Read More

Yggdrasil & AvatarUX Present WildPops Slot

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2020

Yggdrasil Gaming and studio-partner AvatarUX have released the second game to make use of the PopWins mechanism – a gamification mechanism that works on the premise of increasing the number of ways to win by replacing each single wi...Read More

NetEnt & Evolution Gaming Post Stunning Q2 Results

Ben Hamill - July 20, 2020

NetEnt AB and Evolution Gaming, the two casino games behemoths currently locked in talks over a possible merger, both posted outstanding results for the second quarter of the current year. This all most likely as a result of a super-hike ...Read More

Blizzard Waives Fee To Change Genders In WoW

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2020

World of Warcraft inhabitants (read: players) have been chopping and changing their physical features and appearances using the in-game barbershop long before the battle of Azeroth began – changing physical features such as the face...Read More

Rare Super Mario Bros Fetches Record Price

Ben Hamill - July 16, 2020

Gaming isn’t what it used to be. And whoever still considers it a pastime of the lazy, troubled, or even the unemployed, needs to get their quacking ducks in a row, because a rare version of the original 1985 Super Mario Bros releas...Read More

Alberta Gaming Raffle Tickets Now Online

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2020

Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC) has, in an attempt to modernise its approach to doing business, announced that its 50/50 raffle tickets will in future be available to buy online. The raffle tickets will be available digitally...Read More

Parking Lot Bingo Comes To Windsor

Ben Hamill - July 14, 2020

Fancy a game of Bingo and all dressed up but with nowhere to go? Windsor residents this past weekend finally got to enjoy their long-awaited fill playing Parking Lot Bingo at the All Star Gaming Center. And it was quite the sight to behol...Read More

Microsoft Looking To Buy Warner Bros. Games

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2020

Warner Bros. owners AT&T are potentially looking to sell off the corporation’s gaming division, also known as Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. What’s more, Microsoft is potentially interested in buying it. If Micro...Read More

Amazon’s Crucible Pulled Back Into Beta

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2020

Amazon’s first ever free-to-play team-based shooter game designed for PC just got pulled back into “closed beta” stage. And that Crucible, developed by Amazon’s Relentless Studio, always did run the risk of floppin...Read More

Evolution Gaming Launch New Crazy Time Game

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2020

Evolution Gaming must have been in a very giving mood when it created its latest gameshow-style title. Originally showcased at ICE 2020 and based on the studio’s popular Dream Catcher money wheel live gameshow concept, Crazy Time wa...Read More

Apple More Interested In Gaming Than Ever

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2020

It’s official: Apple is interested in gaming. As in big-industry gaming. Also – as in iPad gaming. Not that the tech-giant’s intensified focus on gaming support should come as any surprise. This is after all the same ind...Read More

Live 5 Gaming Secures White Hat Supply Deal

Ben Hamill - June 29, 2020

UK-headquartered innovative online and mobile slots developer Live 5 Gaming have announced the securitisation of a key and significant supply deal with online casino platform administrator and tech provider White Hat Gaming. The deal will...Read More

Atlantic Lottery Corp’s Online Migration Causes Job Cuts

Ben Hamill - June 29, 2020

The Atlantic Lottery Corporation says that a shift in favour of digital gaming has been the main catalyst behind its decision to lay off about 9% of its work force, or 61 employees. Folks not being permitted to enjoy in-person gaming ente...Read More

Apple Under Fire Over Mobile App Monopoly

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2020

Tech and software giant Apple have since as recently as February this year, no fewer than 5 times rejected Facebook’s application to have its Facebook Gaming app included in Apple’s App Store. The fifth and most recent applica...Read More

Apple Next In Loot Box Line Of Fire

Ben Hamill - June 22, 2020

It now seems as if is the latest company to have landed in the regulatory line of fire over the controversial nature of loot boxes. According to an Apple insider news source, the tech giant may have to answer to a California class action ...Read More

KFC’s KFConsole Gets Quite The Reaction

Ben Hamill - June 17, 2020

Fast-food giant KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) is regrettably not really planning on giving console masters Sony and Microsoft a run for their new-consoles money. But that’s not to say that the fried-chicken franchise didn’t man...Read More

What The Future Holds for Gaming

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2020

Predicting the future of any industry is a precarious affair – if 2020 has taught us anything, then it’s got to be a thing of unavoidability we’ve known since just about forever: you can only really rely on death and tax...Read More

AGA Reports Record 2019 For US Casinos

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2020

US casinos may currently be reeling from the after-effects of shutdown orders, but according to the latest annual State of the States report as released each year by the American Gaming Association (AGA), 2019 saw quite the opposite state...Read More

Ontario’s LHRA Says About Live Horse Races

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2020

Ontario’s horse racing industry certainly faces challenging times as it continues to try and navigate towards a public health-compliant new normal. Following a strategy similar to what Woodbine Entertainment has begun implementing, ...Read More

Relax Gaming Goes All Out With Mega Flip Slot

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2020

Leading online slots and casino games developer Relax Gaming is all about creating fresh new takes on beloved casino classics. And the developer has done exactly that yet again with the release of its brand-new Mega Flip ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Launches Power Blackjack

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2020

Live casino games specialist developer and supplier Evolution Gaming has rolled out its latest superb Blackjack product. Power Blackjack was first showcased at this year’s ICE 2020 London gaming and iGaming expo in London in the UK....Read More

Reach’s Mirror Bingo Relaunched With Jumpman

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2020

Well-known UK operative Reach plc is the largest commercial, national and regional news publisher in the United Kingdom today. The publisher creates superbly engaging content which is then distributed via a colossal range of newspapers, d...Read More

SG Corp Reveals Contactless Gaming Solution

Ben Hamill - May 31, 2020

Scientific Games, forever at the very forefront of innovation in , is officially rolling out a portfolio of 100% contactless gaming and casino solutions. These, declared the solutions provider, are as a whole designed to assist operators ...Read More

Niantic’s Pokémon Fest To Go Virtual

Ben Hamill - May 31, 2020

The annual Fest will this year be held online instead of the usual hosting by select cities the world over. The fest previously allowed players to meet up at physical locations around the globe, which locations typically involved large p...Read More

Evolution Gaming Signs Deal With Golden Nugget

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

Specialist live casino and live dealer games supplier has confirmed having concluded a new partnership deal with the U.S. division of the Golden Nugget Casino group. What the deal effectively means is that Evolution Gaming will make avai...Read More

Red Tiger Release Robin Hood’s Wild Forest Slot

Ben Hamill - May 19, 2020

Fans of Robin Hood popular storytelling culture will be delighted to know that award-winning developer has just released a brand-new storied slot titled ‘Robin Hood’s Wild Forest’. What’s more, in keeping with the...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Stuns With The Wild Hatter Slot

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2020

’s new The Wild Hatter slot is like something straight out of a fantasy novel. Set against a colourful background, the game’s reels are populated by symbols that a wonderfully detailed and almost appear to come to life once sp...Read More

eSports Players Facing Match-Fixing Charges

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2020

Australian authorities have confirmed having arrested five Victoria-based Counter Strike: Global Offense (CS:GO) players on charges of eSports match-fixing. 4 of the 5 arrested are 20 years of age and the 5th is 27. Police hav...Read More

Relax Confirms Important New ReelPlay Deal

Ben Hamill - April 30, 2020

Only a couple of weeks ago, inked the deal of a lifetime with Finnish operator Paf. Now they have just confirmed having nabbed yet another lucrative partnership, and this time around with Australia’s ReelPlay. The new licensing dea...Read More

Evolution Gaming Credits No Sports For Boost

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2020

significant revenue and profit boost during the first quarter of 2020 is according to the live casino games specialist, the direct result of a lack of sports betting opportunities. Now that nearly all major sports events for what seems l...Read More

Elk Studios Unveils New Blood Lust Slot

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2020

Leading online casino games developer Elk Studios is playing its part in keeping us home and occupied. Elk has just released a and this time round, it’s a vampire-style scare adventure that’s headed for our screens. Blood Lus...Read More

E3 Online Event Cancelled Now Too

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2020

It appears as if industries across the globe are set to adopt a whole new normal once the Coronavirus pandemic has run its course. Even before what used to be the annual gaming expo of the year was cancelled because of the current pandemi...Read More

QuakeCon Cancelled 1st Time In 25 Years

Ben Hamill - April 02, 2020

The ongoing is leaving a trail of casualties in its wake, with the latest being QuakeCon, an annual convention and mass tournament dedicated exclusively to Quake, arguably the most-played shooter game in the history of first-person shoot...Read More

Evolution Gaming Closes Its Georgia Studio

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2020

Live casino specialist Evolution Gaming has announced the temporary closure of its Georgia-based live studio. The brand made the announcement earlier on this week and informed shareholders of its proposed plans to cover future shortfalls ...Read More

Rand Paul Refuses to Self-Isolate After Covid-19 Test

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2020

Despite it by now being pretty much common knowledge that not everyone infected with the new human show any immediate symptoms (with some showing absolutely no symptoms at all, despite being highly infectious), there are still those biza...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Will Survive Covid-19

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2020

That the temporary but complete shut-down of all casinos across all Canadian provinces is going to ultimately have a concerning impact on revenue as well as job-security is by now, a given. Operators are cutting back on staff and the thre...Read More

Yggdrasil Unveils New All Star Knockout Slot

Ben Hamill - March 18, 2020

There’s a on the entertainment block, and according to a recent press release issued by the gaming giant, its new All Star Knockout game is by none other than YGS Masters partner studio and prolific creator of leading slot titles, ...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Venues Close Over Covid-19 Fears

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2020

Ontario’s has joined the nation-wide gaming Covid-19 facilities lockdown, and on Monday confirmed that it would be temporarily shutting down all gaming facilities under the corporation’s control. These include facilities in O...Read More

Blueprint Impresses With Wonder Of Ages Slot

Ben Hamill - March 16, 2020

There’s seemingly simply no slamming on the breaks in ’s vocabulary. As the rest of the world enters into a Coronavirus-induced stasis of sorts, developers are releasing new content as if life on earth depended on it. Not that...Read More

Loot Boxes Are (Finally) A Dying Breed

Ben Hamill - March 11, 2020

The loot box controversy has been making waves for quite some time now. But whilst product owners like EA have been defending loot boxes (loot, loot crates) tooth and nail, some others are very clearly beginning to move away from the pay-...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Posts Stellar Report

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2020

has released details about its financial performance for the 12-month period leading up to December 31st, 2019. It’s good news all round for the operator thanks to a 15% revenue spike. Quarterly improvement proved a char...Read More

Relax Gaming Stuns With New Mega Masks Slot

Ben Hamill - March 07, 2020

The deep and dark mysteries of the Guatemalan Jungle set the stage for Relax Gaming’s newest adventure. Mega Masks makes for a great reveal following centuries of secrets and things hidden under the cover of darkness and overgrowth...Read More

Lucky Player Lands $100,000 Bingo Win

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2020

Just about anything beats leaving the casino empty-handed after an evening of sheer gaming entertainment. And whilst its perfectly alright to go home with fun memories only, it’s a whole lot more exciting to leave with a money windf...Read More

Relax Gaming Debuts BTG’s MegaWays Mechanic

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2020

When first patented its MegaWays mechanic in the US, the innovative gaming giant would probably not have been able to foresee the major impact that the concept would eventually have on a modern-day iGaming industry. But it did. And the l...Read More

SkillOnNet Goes Big With Slingo Deal

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2020

Online Bingo-and-slots content supplier SkillOnNet wants to not only give players what they want, but also to elevate the entire player experience to new levels. And after having sealed a distribution deal with , SkillOnNet is one step cl...Read More

Evolution Gaming en route vers une nouvelle année pleine de réussites

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

Le spécialiste des casinos en direct, Evolution Gaming, connaît son âge d'or. Le fournisseur a récemment révélé ses excellents revenus pour les 12 mois précédant le 31 d&eac...Read More

Blueprint Impresses With New Megaways Slot

Ben Hamill - February 19, 2020

Digging for diamonds has just become a great deal more exciting than ever before. And it’s all thanks to the creative genius of the design team at leading online casino software developer . Diamond Mine Megaways Extra Gold is the la...Read More

Canada Leads The Way With Global Digital Gaming

Ben Hamill - February 19, 2020

Not only is Canada officially now the 10th largest economy in the world after the China-US trade war managed to knock South Korea from 10th position on the list, but significant to mention too is the fact that the ga...Read More

GCGC To Reveal Money Matters On 3 March

Ben Hamill - February 17, 2020

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is getting ready for yet another big reveal. The leading gaming giant will be spilling the beans regarding revenue and profits and overall performance for 2019 to the markets on March 3rd. ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Set For Another Successful Year

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Live casino specialist is living its heyday. The supplier recently revealed its stellar revenue performance for the 12 months leading up to December 31st and the results are nothing but positively superb. At a super 49% year-o...Read More

Nevada Gaming Report Full Of Surprises

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Nevada’s casinos appear to have for the most part recovered from 2018’s collective dismal financial situation caused at the time by s forced reorganisation, pending bankruptcy. This certainly appears to be the case considering...Read More

Oryx Gaming Embraces Gamification

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Gamification: morning, noon and night. Oryx Gaming is fully intent on going the whole hog Sunday-through-Monday on gamification and says that it plans on achieving this via its Group’s brand-new player engagement platform. It used ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Unveils Lightning Baccarat

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

industry leader Evolution Gaming has just added a brand-new title to its Lightning series of games: Lightning Baccarat. Following in the footsteps of the smash-hit Lightning Roulette and the equally popular Lightning Dice live casino rel...Read More

Blueprint Announces New Pirates’ Frenzy Slot

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

British casino software developer needs no introduction. The Gauselmann Group subsidiary has after all given us some of the best games available on the market today and has just confirmed the release of yet another stunning new slot. Pir...Read More

Relax Gaming Rakes In Top Poker Award

Ben Hamill - February 10, 2020

This year’s 2020 Gaming Intelligence (GI) Awards, a top-class casino games and entertainment awards event, has crowned none other than leading casino games and platform provider with the highly sought-after Poker Supplier of the Ye...Read More

Evolution Gaming Teases 12 New Live Games

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

Those who missed out on this year’s ICE London missed out on quite a bit. Live casino experts , for one, had quite a bit hanging from the wheel of big reveal. Evolution this year will be launching no fewer than 12 new live casino ti...Read More

Nvidia Confirms GeForce Now Beta Complete

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

Nvidia has officially concluded beta-testing of its new cloud-based games streaming service. Best of all is that those signed up for access to a beta account will now enjoy free access to a GeForce Now “free” account. There ar...Read More

Pickering Casino Set For April Launch

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

Leading local operator Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is the winning entertainment team behind the new scheduled to open as early as April this year. The operator has now confirmed that construction is on track and that the residents ...Read More

Pokémon Go Updates On the Cards

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

, Niantic’s blockbuster Augmented Reality game, is still going strong. While not quite as popular as when it was at its peak in 2016, it still has a huge following. In 2020, those fans will be treated to plenty of action, events and...Read More

Time To Show Your Moves To TikTok & Fortnite

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

Got TikTok and reckon yourself capable of some pretty smooth dance moves? Then be sure not to listen up because has launched a dance moves competition in collaboration with TikTok encouraging the latter’s users to show their swing ...Read More

SkillOnNet Now Offers Relax Gaming Titles

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

That SkillOnNet is fast clawing its way up the popularity ladder is no secret. The casino software provider’s tireless expansion efforts are beginning to pay off in a big way and its quickly becoming a one-stop-shop for everything f...Read More

Texas Gamer Saves Life Of Friend In England

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

A US gamer in all likelihood saved the life of her fellow-gamer and friend some 8,000 km away in the UK earlier on this month when she called for help on his behalf after noticing that he was having a life-threatening seizure.

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Sony Now A Repeat No-Show At E3

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

Not exactly great news, but certainly by this time fascinating news what with it not being new news, is the fact that Sony will yet again this year be giving E3 a skip. 2020 will be Sony’s second year in a row as a no-show at the wo...Read More

eSports Has Hit The $1 Billion Revenue Mark

Ben Hamill - January 21, 2020

The news is out and its official, (competitive video gaming) has officially hit the $1 billion revenue mark. This according to official data released by specialised analytics company Newzoo. Its no secret at all that eSports is huge busi...Read More

Betsoft Set To Launch Super Sweets Slot

Ben Hamill - January 21, 2020

Perhaps the most exciting thing about start of a new year is that its bound to bring along with it a bombardment of thrilling new games from the world’s leading developers as each is more eager than the next to make anew a good impr...Read More

Alienware Teases Concept UFO At CES 2020

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2020

Its as high-end as only Dell’s Alienware technology can get, its currently still undergoing further development and has the pre-fix “concept” attached to its name, and perhaps most newsworthy of all; it closely m...Read More

The Witcher 3 Breaks Records on Steam

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2020

It may not have a typical chronological storyline, but The Witcher (the original moving-pictures storyline, that is) is epic and fantastic fantasy at its very best. This is a tale riddled with monsters and magic and va...Read More

Gateway Confirms Significant Leisure M & A

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Leading Canadian gaming and entertainment giant Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited is embarking on an exciting new business venture that will see its parent company GTWY Holdings not only in a position to finall...Read More

Epic Gaming Fails In The Last Decade

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2020

The last decade has been full of highs in the gaming industry, but there have also been plenty of lows. Join us as we take a look at some of the biggest gaming disappointments of the 2010s. Read More… Read More

Cameos Feature Added To Snapchat

Ben Hamill - December 29, 2019

Snapchat is apparently feeling particularly upbeat about the possibility of some serious festive season quirk, and so much so that its developers have just released a brand new motion feature that will allow users to become the loopy sta...Read More

Overwatch Star’s Pro Gaming Or College Dilemma

Ben Hamill - December 26, 2019

Jonathan Huffman finds himself faced with a dilemma that may well become the reality for many other teenagers in the near future. The 16-year-old from Chicago, USA, must decide whether to attend college or whether to b...Read More

Microsoft Teases Two New Xbox Consoles

Ben Hamill - December 24, 2019

Tech giant Microsoft has revealed some exciting news for its gamer fan base this quarter. The company is reportedly developing not one, but two next-generation Xbox consoles that are scheduled for a 2020 release. The t...Read More

Mohegan Gaming Celebrates Niagara Success

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2019

The “plan” truly has come together for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. The tribal operator has released its financials for 2019’s Q4 and it’s definitely a very far cry from the type of revenue that was prev...Read More

2019’s Biggest Gaming Mergers and Acquisitions

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2019

The never-ending game of musical chairs that is mergers and acquisitions in the gaming world continued at full swing in 2019. Many of the biggest deals were inked in the last few months of the year, and all of them poi...Read More

Gaming Industry Trends in 2020 And Beyond

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2019

Emerging new technologies and changing consumer habits are effectively changing the way we do business. And if any one aspect of the way in which we “should be doing business” stood out at the recent EY Growth Summ...Read More

Netflix’s Dark Crystal To Get Tie-In Game

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2019

If tactical role-playing combat is the stuff that gets the old gamer’s heart pumping in double time then be sure to look out for a new Netflix tie-in strategy game about to launch on February 4, next year. The Dark C...Read More

Nova Scotia To Ban Flavoured Vape Juice

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2019

Nova Scotia’s decision to ban all sales of flavoured e-cigarettes and flavoured vaping juices is rooted in its attempt to reduce youth smoking rates. This is according to Health Minister Randy Delorey. The changes to...Read More

Casino Heist May Be In The Works For GTA

Ben Hamill - December 16, 2019

GTA fans are a bunch constantly in waiting; or at least, that’s what it feels like. Players are yet again barely hanging on to the edge of their seats whilst waiting in anticipation for the release of a new Grand The...Read More

Canada Leads eSports Legislation Boom

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2019

As eSports continues to expand, Canada is at the forefront of the burgeoning sector’s legal developments. This is due to the growing lists of eSports companies on both the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture Exchange or T...Read More

New Quis Quis Loop Insights Deal Confirmed

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2019

There’s a stellar new partnership kid on the block and this time round it’s between Vancouver-based tech company Loop Insights Inc. and tribal gaming community specialist industry expert Quis Quis Holdings LLC. It ...Read More

Hottest Game Releases Set for 2020

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2019

Now that another gaming year to remember is practically behind us, its time once gain to start looking forward to a new year and new things. Awesome news is that some 30+ games are already in the pipeline for release i...Read More

Games That Made Headlines In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 06, 2019

We’re officially headed into holiday time and will soon have a bit more time to do as we please, as opposed to what we have to. And what better way to be spending time away from work and responsibilities than by play...Read More

Tencent Acquires Significant Shares In Sumo

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

Internet and tech-giant Tencent Holdings Limited appears eager to extent the scope of its business reach as far as gaming is concerned, having just acquired 15 million shares in British development studio parent compan...Read More

Top Canadian Online Casinos In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

The launch of new Canadian online casinos is among the massive changes seen in the gaming industry every year, and 2019 has been no exception. There are a staggering number of options, and so we have rounded up the bes...Read More

Top 2 Player Board Games for Festive Season Fun

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2019

And so another date night has rolled on by and it’s your turn to choose the where and the what. Only problem is, you’re fresh out of ideas and must now resort to scrambling about online in double time in search of ...Read More

Hasbro Unveils The Ultimate Monopoly Test

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2019

If you thought that the standard Monopoly we played as kids around the family dining room table squared it off in monstrous fashion with the clock; as in the variety of game able to usurp an entire Saturday’s worth o...Read More

Facebook’s Oculus Now Owns Beat Games

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2019

Zuckerberg’s Facebook is doing a one-up on recent movements in the gaming industry and has now acquired Beat Games. The latter has been bought into the ranks of Facebook’s Oculus and is of course a well-know virtual reality...Read More

Red Tiger Unveils New Dynamite Riches Slot

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2019

Renowned online slots developer Red Tiger Gaming has been at it again, and has just released an exciting new gold-mine-themed game for the win. Dynamite Riches is a right gold and riches digging adventure and features ...Read More

PlayOn System Cause For Safety Concerns

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2019

Is there anything more annoying than having to get up mid-play because you’ve run out of chips and need to go get more? PlayOn thinks not, which is why the system involves a device that will now enable players to rem...Read More

iSoftBet Officially Opens New Malta Office

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2019

Malta is home one of the world’s most acclaimed gambling regulating authorities and now, thanks to a licence granted to top operator and games distributor iSoftBet by the MGA, the supplier was recently able to set th...Read More

Investigating The Therapeutic Value Of Games

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2019

It’s a scientifically supported fact that having fun is good for you on many levels, especially psychologically. And if gaming away for hours on end is your idea of a good time and having fun, then obviously it stand...Read More

Yggdrasil Launches New Aldo’s Journey Slot

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2019

Aldo is a world traveller and a merchant in search of the beauty of riches, as well as being the star of a brand-new adventure-style treasure hunt slots game launched by award-winning casino software developer Yggdrasi...Read More

Rebellion To Launch Sniper Elite Board Game

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2019

Some superb news on the gaming front is that long-time video games developer Rebellion Developments has just launched a board games division under the name and banner of Rebellion Unplugged. According to the latest big reveal, the new ...Read More

Evolution Gaming To Expand New Jersey Studio

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2019

Live casino giant Evolution Gaming has entered the next big phase in its own journey. The company recently acquired the necessary permission from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement in order to expand its New Jersey-based liv...Read More

Amazon Keen To Start Game Streaming Service

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2019

If any giveaway is as dead as can be then it’s without a doubt a job listing. And what Amazon’s latest job listings seem to suggest is that the online retail giant has more than just a small interest in joining the...Read More

Cloud9 Slapped With Hefty Fine By Riot

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

Riot Games has fined eSports operator Cloud9 for the supposed violation of a 2017 League of Legends equity stock competition rule. Riot prohibits League Championship Series players from owning any portion of a team for...Read More

Fortnite’s Island Of Remembrance Explained

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Epic’s Fortnite has attracted its fair share of attention; the good as well as the not-so-good; with even England’s Prince Harry having had expressed his opinion on a game considered by the good Duke to be nothing ...Read More

Carry On Camping Slot Released By Blueprint Gaming

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Who would have thought that the cast and storyline of the 1969 classic British comedy Carry on Camping would eventually make it all the way into the plot of a slot machine? Blueprint Gaming obviously did, as the leadin...Read More

AGS Nabs 2019 Hire Vets Program Reward

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

AGS isn’t only a top developer, supplier and distributor of casino games, but the leader in top-class gaming also holds special place in its heart for retired veterans. And its this commitment towards supporting those who have self...Read More

BCLC Declares GameSense Roll-Out A Success

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

The BCLC has completed the rollout of its GameSense Advisor (GSA) program. What this means is that ever casino in BC is now kitted out with a contact station that will be providing guidance and general counsel to playe...Read More

Netflix Not Getting Into Games Anytime Soon

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

Netflix isn’t planning on hopping onto the games streaming wagon anytime soon. At least not according to recent comments made by CEO Reed Hastings. Hastings commented on the general topic of streamed games, Stadia ha...Read More

Giant Game Boy Does Its Bit For Children

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2019

Calgary gamers Andrew Smith and Curtis Braham have a lot more going for them than hitting up high scores. The pair wanted to do something that would attract more donations for a charitable cause and given their particu...Read More

Epic Slaps Cheating Fortnite Player With Lifetime Ban

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2019

Its obvious now that hell hath no fury like Epic Games scorned. Jarvis Kaye (17) discovered the hard way that cheating at Fortnite is equal to the unpardonable sin in the eyes of the game’s developer, and so much so ...Read More

Manitoba Chiefs To Form Gaming Authority

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

The members of the indigenous First Nations leadership group Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) are outraged about what they refer to as “no involvement” in discussions and decisions about gambling in the province, ...Read More

Nintendo To Bring More 3DS To Switch Lite

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

Prefer the ultimate in handheld portable experiences but not too amped about the range of games compatible with Nintendo’s Switch Lite? Then never fear, because the iconic Japanese games brand is considering bringing...Read More

Mario Kart Tour A Major Success

Ben Hamill - November 03, 2019

Nintendo has officially crashed the mobile games party by having sold a record number of downloads for its Mario Kart Tour. 124 million downloads in the first month following the official release of the popular game is...Read More

Elements Casino Chilliwack To Re-Open Soon

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2019

1 November will see Elements Casino Chilliwack display to locals the fruits of many months of hard work and a complete do-over when it reopens is newly revamped doors to the general public. A change is as good as a hol...Read More

ESPN Says They Have Overwatch 2 Inside Info

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2019

It used to be that we were stuck trying to piece together the pieces of a puzzle by stitching together teaser-shorts, a cryptic trailer, cartoons; working in reverse motion Marvel’s SHIELD storyline even; all in an attempt to fig...Read More

Evolution Gaming Driven By Innovation

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2019

Live Casino specialist Evolution Gaming has dissected all of the elements of its Q3 financials and has reached the conclusion that innovation is the absolute force driving corporate and financial progress within the co...Read More

Yggdrasil Proudly Releases New Age Of Asgard Slot

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2019

Yggdrasil Gaming is particularly fond of the mysteries of Norse mythology. We’ve seen a number of top Norse-themed slots come from developer’s ranks and its just added yet another similarly-themed title to its impr...Read More

Casino Contributions Support Municipalities

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

Many people don’t realise that much of what they see in terms of improved road infrastructure, general repairs to roads, the beatification of cities even, are funded by casinos and other gambling organisations such a...Read More

Mr. Atari Joins The Ranks Of Synergy Blue

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2019

It’s important to do what you love. Just ask Atari founder and the man behind the Chuck E. Cheese pizzeria chain, Nolan Bushnell. The Atari man may have started out on his chosen career path some 50 years ago, but th...Read More

InfluenceInk Launches New INK Games Platform

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2019

The dividing line separating the games developer from the player is one that is slowly fading away. Gaming is now more than ever before a way of life; a lifestyle if you will; as opposed to its prior status of “just ...Read More

Blueprint Releases Jackpot King Goonies Slot

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2019

Anyone who has ever said “Never Say Die” and meant it is bound to have somewhere along the line encountered the cult classic 1980s motion film, Goondocks. And it wasn’t too long for the wear following the rise of...Read More

Millennial eSports Corp Gets Fresh New Name

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2019

Millennial eSports Corporation has officially changed its name to Torque eSports Corporation, so as to be a better fit right down to description in terms of the new direction the operator is now moving in. The Canadian...Read More

Novomatic Puts On Impressive Show At G2E

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2019

Austria’s leading iGaming giant and tech-provider Novomatic has made its third platinum appearance at the annual G2E gaming expo event in Las Vegas. The industry giant showed off the full scope of its product and ser...Read More

Fortnite Chapter 2 Download Now Available

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2019

It’s official. Epic has made good on its promise of a revolution and has at long last; after two entire days of gamers being perched on the edge of their seats refusing all forms of sustenance; released the link for ...Read More

CGA Wins Motion To Intervene In ALC Appeal

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2019

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is exceptionally pleased with the country’s Supreme Court’s decision that the association will be allowed to intervene in the matter between the Atlantic Lottery Corporation In...Read More

NGCB Declares Steve Wynn “Unfit” For Licence

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2019

Disgraced Wynn Resorts founder and former CEO Steve Wynn has repeatedly managed to seriously get under the skin of a variety of people working in the gaming industry. To such an extent that the latest news is that the ...Read More

Huawei Wants To See Games Start-Ups Succeed

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

There’s no denying the fact that mobile is the way of the future for the global gaming community. Smartphones are becoming smarter and way more sophisticated, not to mention progressively more affordable. And yet, de...Read More

Blizzard Under Fire For eSports Player Ban

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

Blizzard Entertainment, the US video games giant that owns big-name games like Warcraft, Starcraft and Overwatch, is taking a real rap following its having banned an eSports player from Hong Kong for having shouted out...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Launches Hourly Jackpots

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has definitely done a one-up on its already impressive online casino network with the recent introduction of hourly jackpots. The developer’s proprietary network, despite only having been launched as...Read More

Grand Villa Casino Launches New Pulse Arena

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

The bonds of marriage between traditional gambling and general gaming entertainment are growing ever stronger and the dividing line between what used to be classified as a questionable activity and the world of modern ...Read More

Google & Apple Wage War On Chameleon Apps

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2019

Alphabet’s Google and mobile phone tech-giant Apple have stepped up efforts relating to limiting the number of illegal real-money gambling apps trending on the information super-highway. Tougher rules and restriction...Read More

New Let’s Get Ready To Rumble Slot By Relax

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2019

Boxing was every bit as big in the 1980s as what it is today. The 80s after all gave us the famous catchphrase, “Let’s Get Ready To Rumble”.  So popular did the sing-song turn out to be that it eventually served...Read More

Yggdrasil Unveils New Sahara Nights Slot

Ben Hamill - September 29, 2019

If being whisked away on a magic carpet to a land where the days are warm and the nights are cool and long, where sultans are handsome and the beauty of princesses trumped only by the splendour of a mighty desert nigh ...Read More

Louis Vuitton Designs LoL Worlds Trophy Case

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2019

There’s no denying the fact that we’re moving ever closer to a world where there will no longer be any distinction between the world of traditional sports and the world of eSports. The latest in a long line of exam...Read More

Google Play Pass Quick On Arcade’s Heels

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2019

Google isn’t about to let Apple get on with business without giving the tech-giant a run for its gaming revenue money. The search engine giant recently launched its own subscription-based gaming platform on Google Pl...Read More

Introducing VENN – The Future MTV Of Gaming

Ben Hamill - September 22, 2019

Someone is looking to do for gaming what MTV back in the day did for music. And considering that new start-up VENN has a $17 million investment confidence launch pad as a starting point, its not been bad going at all f...Read More

New GambleAware Initiative To Focus On Gaming Education

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2019

Being part of the solution will forever beat yammering on and on about the problem. Education is the ultimate solution to most challenges and the driving force behind the new joint venture between GambleAware and Paren...Read More

Players GoWild For BetSoft’s Wolf Moon Rising Slot

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2019

Casino games developer BetSoft Gaming is going free and wild on the double with the release of its latest slot. Wolf Moon Rising is a celebration of rewarding slot features and the developer has gone all out to ensure ...Read More

Apple Arcade May Be The Future Of Mobile Games

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

On September 19, Apple officially makes the shift from a typical once-sold-once-paid-for revenue model to a much more lucrative way of doing business: monthly subscriptions. Apple Arcade will be launched for iPhone pla...Read More

Pride Of Gaming Awards Winners Revealed

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

CasinoBeats’ Pride of Gaming Awards are special in that they recognise those operators and developers doing their bit for the greater good and image of the industry at large. This is important as it highlights the go...Read More

Apple Extends September Native iOS Deadline

Ben Hamill - September 14, 2019

Apple has postponed its 3 September native iOS deadline by six months. The tech-giant had the entire casino games development industry running around in flat panic when it announced a slew of significant App Store poli...Read More

HTC Vive Cosmos Does One Up On Oculus Rift S

Ben Hamill - September 14, 2019

HTC is all in on the virtual reality hardcore gear game. It recently announced that it no longer plans on playing second fiddle for market leader Oculus Rift and plan on giving its competitor a run for its money with its newest HTC Vive ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Granted Pennsylvanian Licence

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2019

Live casino specialist Evolution Gaming has been granted a conditional licence to operate in the US state of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has granted a conditional Interactive Gaming Manuf...Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Apple Arcade

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2019

Apple is on the verge of launching its brand-new Apple Arcade subscription gaming service and by the looks of it, it’s going to be everything but your average subscription-based free-to-play Joe. If anything, Apple r...Read More

NetEnt Acquires Red Tiger Gaming For £200M

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2019

NetEnt, in an attempt to promote its strategy to “create the future of gaming” has done a one-up on its market contenders by acquiring Red Tiger Gaming for a sizeable £200 million asking price. The mentioned price...Read More

Canada Making Its Mark In iGaming

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2019

We are an innovative nation, as attested to by our innovations in food-tech, our raw material exports, our unique approach to and keen interest in space exploration and even our absolute commitment towards preserving t...Read More

Yggdrasil Releases Trolls Bridge 2 Slot

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2019

If Yggdrasil’s Troll’s Bridge slot didn’t quite cut the “scare factor” mustard, then take heart, because the developer has just released a sequel and this time round, the atmosphere is much darker and more du...Read More

SAHARA Las Vegas Returns

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

Not only has SLS Las Vegas undergone a complete transformation ever since the venue was sold to investor Alex Meruelo in April 2018, but the iconic casino has also been given its equally legendary name back. Thanks to ...Read More

PewDiePie Hits The YouTube 100M Mark

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

YouTube celebrity PewDiePie has just become the very first individual creator to pass the 100 million-subscriber mark on the popular platform. But Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg, despite having practically shaped what...Read More

Yggdrasil Impresses With Yokozuna Clash Slot

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

Sumo wrestling is very much a classic cultured sport in that it is very much intertwined with and part of Japanese tradition and culture. Yggdrasil Gaming has based its recently–released Yokozuna Clash slot on th...Read More

MGA Launches New Sports Integrity Unit

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2019

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has established a new unit tasked with promoting integrity in sports and sports betting. The special sports integrity unit is a new addition to the regulator’s forte and will focus on...Read More

Mobile Games Raking In The Money

Ben Hamill - August 31, 2019

Mobile games make the world go round. Or at least makes the revenue in the world go round. According to the most recent estimations, nearly 60% of all gaming revenue is currently being generated by the mobile gaming se...Read More

Pro-Gamer Ninja Announces Adidas Deal

Ben Hamill - August 31, 2019

The world’s most famous professional gamer has been a busy beaver. A new book and a brand-new sponsorship deal with sport and fitness clothing and attire giant Adidas are just some of the latest developments going do...Read More

Gearing Up for the G2E 2019 Gaming Expo

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2019

Its almost time again for the annual G2E and this year, the world-class gaming trade expo will treat attendees to more entertainment and gaming thrills than ever before. The sheer size of an event of this nature can of...Read More

Why Great Canadian Wants To Keep It Local

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

The Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) is fully committed towards “keeping it local” and it hopes to ramp up the initiatives connected to this level of commitment by continuing to focus on hiring local talent...Read More

Mario Kart Tour Mobile Release Date Revealed

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

Buckle up your seatbelts and prepare the dogs of war because Mario Kart Tour is finally coming to Android and iOS on September 25th. The latest Nintendo release has been available in beta in a limited number...Read More

Xbox Accused of Recording Personal Conversations

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

Issues like performance-limiting Gamerscore caps and players no longer being able to freely buy and sell games were the least of our Xbox One problems, even though back in 2013/2014 these topics and similar were the ta...Read More

Ninja Reveals Trade Secrets In New Book

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2019

Professional gamer Tyler Blevins, better known to the gaming world as “Ninja” is more than just a pro at what he does for a living. He’s also willing to reveal some of what he considers to be the secrets of the t...Read More

Apple Orders 17+ Age Restrictions On Gambling

Ben Hamill - August 26, 2019

Apple has further tightened its regulations governing apps that contain gambling-related content The tech-giant, in an obvious move to prevent underage players from accessing mobile and online gambling content, has sai...Read More

Mobile Gaming Now A Billion-Dollar Industry

Ben Hamill - August 26, 2019

Its no secret by now: online gaming; mobile gaming especially; is a royal money making mint. So successfully has the industry been, in fact, that its now estimated that the global gaming market will be worth an incredi...Read More

Digital Wallets 1st Choice For Online Players

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

Digital are the future of online payments, and especially so in the online gaming sector. This is according to a report compiled by global leaders in financial technology, FIS. What this means is that digital wallets, ...Read More

Sony Acquires Insomniac Games

Ben Hamill - August 23, 2019

Sony has acquired leading games developer Insomniac Games. The studio is responsible for titles like Ratchet & Clank and the recently released Marvel’s Spider Man for PS4. The studio has a long-standing relations...Read More

Blueprint Launches Super Lucky Charms Slot

Ben Hamill - August 22, 2019

The future has never before looked quite as exciting as at this moment. This is especially true if you’re fan of Blueprint Gaming’s super slot titles. The developer is well known for its offbeat style and is a lead...Read More

Microgaming Introduces Gameburger Studios

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

Microgaming has embarked on a true American-style development adventure and the skilled team at independent development house Gameburger Studios have been mandated to see that the job gets done. The driving force behind the inclusion of ...Read More

Gaming Stocks Plummet As Trade War Rages On

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

The sirens warning of a looming global recession are wailing. The consequences of Trump’s on-again-off-again trade war are causing the economic equivalent of a natural disaster to show up the global money-seismograph...Read More

Sony & Microsoft Enforce Loot Box Changes

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2019

The loot box controversy has been raging on for what feels like years and years. And those governments who have been tirelessly trying to make sense of it all and also limit the effects of loot boxes in terms of a possible gambling-relat...Read More

Great Canadian Looks Forward to H2 2019

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2019

Canada’s Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is poised to strive for further success after numerous reports showed revenue increases during Q2 of 2019. The company, who recently revealed its new Pickering Casino Resort...Read More

Top Capital Venture Invests $16.5M In Singularity 6

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

Forget jabbing away feverishly at a keyboard trying to get on-screen characters to respond to your beck and call, because the future of video gaming is very different to the games we once played. Not that we were in any way stuck in any s...Read More

2019 GGA Las Vegas Shortlist Revealed

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2019

The die of destiny has been cast, and more importantly, the people have spoken. The final shortlist for the 2019 Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas; a truly platinum event now in its 6th year; has been released and the process of g...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Unveils New Phoenix Fire Slot

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has just released its new Phoenix Fire slot and it offers to players an exciting new opportunity to enjoy the very best in Power Reels entertainment. Power Reels is a popular series of slots described by players from all ...Read More

Mohegan Gaming Q2 Sluggish But Positive

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2019

Major expansion and costly diversification were two of the main culprits behind a sluggish Q2, according to casino and casino resorts operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment. The group issued a public commentary following the release of...Read More

Yggdrasil Celebrates Nature In Untamed Wilds Slot

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Yggdrasil Gaming is back with a brand new slot. Untamed Wilds is exactly as the name suggests and the game offers to players the chance to get up off their laurels and go on a superb outdoor adventure. The game is a celebration of seasons...Read More

Blueprint Makes For the Return Of King Kong

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2019

Leading UK casino software developer Blueprint Gaming has been fusing full speed ahead in the development race. The latest game to have come from the ranks of the winning team is a follow up to its King Kong Cash slot in the form of its n...Read More

Sony Teases PS4 Challenger Tournament Series

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

Competition tournaments are coming to PS4, a YouTube teaser video by product-owner Sony reveals. Without letting on too about too many details, Sony did reveal the names of the games cited for first participation. The PS4 Challenger Tourn...Read More

Mohegan To Soon Release Q3 Performance

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2019

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment is a tribal operator force to be reckoned with. The operator owns and manages various US casino venues and properties and more recently, ventured over the border and into Ontario. Mohegan has been going ...Read More

Betsoft Dynamite With New Gold Canyon Slot

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

Slot fans had better hold on tight or prepare to be blown away. So says top games developer Betsoft of its new Gold Canyon slot release. Betsoft Gaming officially released its latest creation on July 23rd and everybody’s ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Eyes Global Expansion

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

Growing and posting favourable results are great, but its not enough. This is according to live casino developer Evolution Gaming. The brand recently made known its Q2 performance and no surprises there, the games giant is doing nothing s...Read More

Bookies Reveal Emmy Awards Odds

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2019

Betting is so much fun that it would be absolute folly to stick to horses only. And so of course, we don’t. We bet on everything from newborn royal baby names to when next Trump will come up with a brand new word on Twitter. And of ...Read More

NetEnt Now Licensed In Pennsylvania State

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Now that Pennsylvania is officially part of the global online gaming industry, having been included as such on July 15th when online gambling was finally legalised in the state, there’s no reason why industry top dogs suc...Read More

Evolution Gaming Reports A Record Revenue Milestone

Ben Hamill - July 22, 2019

It’s one thing to be considered the ultimate rulers of live casino games, but a special event indeed when the proof can be found in the revenue. And when that revenue marks a 45% year-on-year improvement, its even better. Live deale...Read More

Ajax Downs Celebrates 50 Years In Business

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2019

The legendary Ajax Downs Racetrack this year celebrates its 50th birthday. That’s half a century in business and a very special achievement by any measure. The track is a popular entertainment hot spot and the only one of...Read More

Evolution Gaming Unveils 2 First Person Games

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

Live casino giant Evolution Gaming is going all out with its latest releases. The developer-supplier has just released two new special first person games. They are in essence special new releases of two top existing titles, only this time...Read More

Military To Promote Responsible Gaming With GAP

Ben Hamill - July 14, 2019

The US military, which operates thousands of slot machines on its bases, is going to have to do more to promote responsible gaming among its personnel. This follows the reintroduction of the Gambling Addiction Prevention (GAP) Act of 2019...Read More

MGA Reports Back After Productive 2018

Ben Hamill - July 06, 2019

The MGA is a brand new dog with a whole lot of bite. August 1st ushered in the dawn of a new era for the regulator following Parliament’s approval of a set of new gambling laws and regulations aimed at empowering the MGA ...Read More

Next Triple Crown Stop – Prince Of Wales

Ben Hamill - July 06, 2019

The 160th Queen’s Plate trophy is in the bag and the honour of winning this historical event this year went to 3-year old Thoroughbred One Bad Boy. The horse, jockeyed by Flavian Prat, finished in 1st...Read More

Sony PS5 To Focus On AAA Games

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Video games giant Sony has said of its new PS5 console, that it will prioritise “hard-core” AAA games over Indie games. And it naturally follows that the company will continue to prioritise its hard-core gamers in an attempt t...Read More

Yggdrasil Releases The One Armed Bandit Slot

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Yggdrasil has just released its brand new The One Armed Bandit slot, and if you’re expecting cascading lemons and lucky 7’s then maybe move along swiftly instead. The rumblings and tumblings of the Wild West is what the award-...Read More

Candy Crush Blasted About In-Game Spend

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

A senior executive with video games creator King, the product owner of the popular mobile-first game Candy Crush, recently made the shocking revelation that one of its players had spent $2,600 on in-game purchases on a single day. King ex...Read More

PokerStars Eyeing Out Swiss Market

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

Switzerland has officially closed its iGaming space off to the outside world. New Year’s Day saw the country’s new Money Gaming Act officially come into effect, despite the various motions filed in opposition of such a move si...Read More

Canada Shines At This Year’s E3 Conference

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

With another E3 video games conference now successfully done and dusted, it’s interesting to look back on who this year’s big game-changers were. With so much focus every year being placed on what the big games corporations li...Read More

Hard Rock Announces Guitar Tower Opening Date

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

Florida’s local gaming industry is about to receive a major boost as the Seminole Tribe of Florida gets ready for the official re-openings of its Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and Seminole Hard Rock & Casino Hollyw...Read More

DraftKings May Be Negotiating SBTech Deal

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

Reasonably reliable rumour has it that fantasy sports betting giant DraftKings is on the verge of signing an acquisition deal that will see the operator acquire ownership of SBTech and in effect, its own in-house sports betting platform a...Read More

Red Rake Launches The Adventures Of Ali Baba Slot

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

The revival of classic stories and fables from a long time ago always brings back great memories. This is exactly what Red Rake Gaming has managed to do with the classic tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The developer has just relea...Read More

Blueprint Unleashes Second ThunderCats Slot

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2019

Players far and wide are preparing themselves for repeated attacks of 80s-tinged nostalgia, following the announcement of ThunderCats Reels of Thundera. Blueprint Gaming’s second online slot based on the cartoon series was unveiled ...Read More

2019 Canadian Gaming Summit A Huge Success

Ben Hamill - June 27, 2019

The 2019 Canadian Gaming Summit, which was hosted in Edmonton, has officially drawn to a close and the time has come to reflect on the various recognitions made in favour of the various role-players driving the industry forward in a succe...Read More

Relax Gaming Seals Deal With High 5 Games

Ben Hamill - June 25, 2019

This month alone, Relax Gaming has made major headway towards strengthening its platform-to-platform portfolio of partnerships. The latest of a trilogy of new partnerships for June is a new deal that has just been signed with High 5 Games...Read More

Global Gambling Sector Worth $565bn By 2022

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

The worldwide gambling industry is bigger than big and according to a recent report that was issued following a market survey; it’s expected to burst from its seams by 2022. The “Gambling: Global Market Opportunities & Str...Read More

Mobile Gambling Doubles In 2018

Ben Hamill - June 23, 2019

It’s no secret by now that mobile technology and new advances in tech in general are completely re-shaping the way we do gaming. And it’s really quite obvious that this would be the case, what with mankind each year discoverin...Read More

Navigating Loneliness In The Digital Age

Ben Hamill - June 22, 2019

The fact that loneliness may be compared to a debilitating disease when considering the possible after-effects is no secret. Whilst most of us have at some stage experienced a measure of loneliness, a constant feeling of loneliness; isola...Read More

Blueprint Releases Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways Slot

Ben Hamill - June 18, 2019

If fishing in the deep blue sea is your thing, then Blueprint Gaming’s new Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways slot will be the perfect catch of your day. The latest game is a re-release of Blueprint’s original Fishin’ Frenzy ...Read More

IGT Wins London Award For Women In Gaming

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Gaming and tech distribution giant IGT has won a very special and prestigious award at this year’s Women in Gaming Diversity Awards. The company has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in diversity and inclusion, and re...Read More

Pennsylvania Casinos Call For iLottery Games Removal

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Pennsylvania’s casinos want regulators to do away with what they have described as “slot-style” iLottery games offered by online Lottery operators. The casinos are of the opinion that the games are too close for comfort ...Read More

What’s in Store at E3 2019?

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

It’s been said that rumours about E3 beats E3 itself. The weeks leading up to each annual Electronic Entertainment Expo make for a very volatile period to anyone hoping to be in any way surprised; informed even; by what they find at...Read More

Microsoft To Loosen Up On Store-Policy

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

It’s a fact that Microsoft likes to keep its own close to home in an effort to strengthen its brand. So much so that for the longest time one could really only purchase Microsoft-developed games from the company’s own Microsof...Read More

Yggdrasil Gaming Launches Jackpot Raiders Slot

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

If the quirky magic that lingers behind the names Sir Bear Buckingham and Sam Campbell sounds like something that may appeal to you, then its time to crank up your computer because Yggdrasil Gaming has just released a brand new slot named...Read More

Roar Digital Headed For New Jersey & Nevada

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2019

Last year, GVC Holdings started a process aimed at securing the necessary passports to enter various US states. It now appears as if the group’s commitment towards becoming the world’s most prominent gambling and betting opera...Read More

Rank’s Mecca Bingo Set To Acquire Stride Gaming

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2019

Mecca Bingo, which belongs to the Rank group, has confirmed that it has entered into talks to buy one of its biggest rivals in the market, namely Stride Gaming. The group has confirmed that it has indicated its willingness to acquire Stri...Read More

Red Rake Releases Super 12 Stars Slot

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

Casino games developer Red Rake Gaming has obviously discovered the star attraction that is a themed slots series; a model that has worked magic for developers like Quickspin and Microgaming. People just love a good story, and a slots ser...Read More

Trudeau Announces New Digital Charter

Ben Hamill - May 29, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said in no uncertain terms that the time for online hate speech without consequence is officially over; as is the shameless propagation of fake news. The minister spoke frankly about his views on...Read More

Relax Gaming Launches First Branded Slot

Ben Hamill - May 28, 2019

Software developer Relax Gaming, which was founded in Malta in 2010, has just signed its very first branded slots game agreement. The contract puts them in partnership with brothers Bruce and Michael Buffer, world-renowned sports announce...Read More

Red Tiger Launches Vicky Ventura Slot

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has been at it again and the developer has just released its latest adventure-themed online slot: Vicky Ventura. As the name suggests, it’s all about adventure for Red Tiger this time around. The game takes on the t...Read More

AGA Launches Sports Betting Advertising Code

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2019

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced by means of a special press release that it has, in partnership with the operator-members of the association, formulated a responsible marketing code that aims to regulate marketing and ...Read More

Chinese Video-Share App TikTok Hits The US

Ben Hamill - May 17, 2019

There’s a new video-sharing app on the global block and its conquering hearts wherever it goes. TikTok is originally a Chinese creation, and in China it’s known as Douyin. The app has been making its way into the US in the mos...Read More

Yggdrasil Releases First Cross-Vertical Casino Game

Ben Hamill - May 16, 2019

Yggdrasil Gaming is making iGaming history. The celebrated developer has released a new game that is considered to be an industry first, in that it can either be played as a slot or as online Blackjack. Yggdrasil’s Dr Fortuno brings...Read More

SciPlay Corporation Officially Goes Public

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

Scientific Games subsidiary SciPlay Corporation is putting itself out there and going public. SciPlay Corp. recently announced the pricing structure for their IPO offering, as well as some details about the number of shares on offer, etc....Read More

Hunger For Updates Will Break Games Industry

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

It’s a story that is sadly familiar. The games industry is under constant and relentless pressure to perform, to create and release more content than ever before, and to do so at dizzying pace. In the end, it’s the employees o...Read More

Caesars Partners With UNLV To Create Edu-Hub

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Some would say that it’s been coming for quite some time: casinos catching up with the times in terms of new technological advances. And it now seems as if casino giant Caesars Entertainment has answered to the call. The entertainme...Read More

Relax Gaming Launches Caveman Bob Slot

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

If the title “Caveman Bob” sounds like a Flintstone-style blast from the past, then that’s because its exactly what it is. It’s the title of a brand new slot developed and released by Relax Gaming; a studio famous ...Read More

Video Games Worth $300 Billion By 2025

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

According to a recent report by GlobalData, the video games industry could very well be worth a stellar $300 billion industry by as early as 2025, mostly thanks to the rise of mobile games and cloud streaming services. Virtual Reality tec...Read More

Evolution Gaming Launches Live Super Sic Bo

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2019

Fans of dice-style games (aren’t we all?) take heed! There’s a new live casino version of Sic Bo that is coming to town courtesy of Evolution Gaming. Live Super Sic Bo is officially live and can be accessed from all major oper...Read More

WSOP Poker Room Opens At Harrah’s Philadelphia

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Christmas came early this year. Just ask Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia, which has just opened its very own brand new and wonderfully grand World Series of Poker-branded room. 27 brand spanking new tables were on show at the grand ado...Read More

Great Canadian Sells Shares To Maverick

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Great Canadian Gaming (GCG) has been looking to sell some the shares owned in Great American Gaming for a while now. The company appeared to be going this way and that on the issue of who to be offloading to, and one can only assume that ...Read More

New Xbox Does Away With Optical Drives

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2019

The wait is over and Microsoft has spoken. The news is just out that the computer and games software giant’s new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition will be solely reliant on downloadable content. In other words: sudden death to optical ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Celebrates Past Investments

Ben Hamill - May 02, 2019

Good investments always pay in good time. This, according to live casino specialists Evolution Gaming, is the real reason behind the fact that the provider is growing at a rate and scope that appears to be shadowing the rest of the live c...Read More

Relax Gaming Takes Green Jade Games On Board

Ben Hamill - May 01, 2019

Green Jade Games launched their very first online slot in December 2018. The studio was launched by, and belongs to, the Stockholm-listed MRG (previously Mr Green), and the main aim was to develop a new breed of slots that combine strong ...Read More

PokerStars In Trouble Over College Bets

Ben Hamill - April 30, 2019

New Jersey may have fought in the front lines of the war that eventually saw the ban on sports betting abolished in the United States, but that certainly doesn’t mean that anything goes. The state doesn’t permit any form of sp...Read More

Salty-Sour Gose Beer Comes Home To Nova Scotia

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2019

Thanks to North America’s craft beer revolution, the world is once again in the fortunate position of being able to savour the blissfully bitter tang of salty-sour gose beers. A very unique beer in terms of its taste-combination, sa...Read More

Casino Rama Undecided Regarding Free Alcohol

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2019

Ontario’s latest budget submission; and one yet to be approved; makes provision for a number of improvements in terms of the casino and entertainment industry. One of the most prominent of the proposed changes is the provision of fr...Read More

Ontario To Open Up The Online Playing Field

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2019

Ontario may soon follow in the footsteps of Sweden. Canada’s biggest province has indicated that it plans on ending its current online gambling monopoly by allowing private operators to enter the game. As it stands at the moment, on...Read More

Pragmatic Play Debuts Wild Pixies Slot

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2019

Pragmatic Play is celebrating spring in their latest video slot release, Wild Pixies. The provider has created an enchanted forest backdrop for this 3X5 game, and quirky inhabitants populate the reels to a soundtrack inspired by fairy tal...Read More

Evolution Gaming Makes Magic With MONOPOLY Live

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2019

It may be argued that Monopoly is the most recognised board game in the world today. Hard to believe that it that started out as an antidote to the Great Depression. Its creator, Charles Darrow, was said to have developed the game for the...Read More

Gaming Prophecies and Predictions For 2019 & Beyond

Ben Hamill - April 19, 2019

It’s that time of the year again; we know it all too well. A time for prophecies and predictions about what may or may not happen next in the world of gaming and iGaming. Discussions, conferences and special events transform into di...Read More

Gaming Gear May Set New Records In 2019

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2019

Mobile tech may very well be working its magic for the global games market, but desktop computer technology will in all likelihood reclaim the bulk of the gaming kingdom for itself. This is the opinion of Jitesh Ubrani, research manager a...Read More

Prince Harry Calls For Complete Fortnite Ban

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2019

It certainly seems as if the bonds of marriage has had a sobering effect; for lack of a better word; on Prince Harry, the affable Duke of Sussex. The prince recently took to his and Megan Markel’s new joint Instagram account to expr...Read More

SG Corp Turns To IPOs To Generate Funds

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2019

Gaming tech giant Scientific Games has announced that it has filed the necessary application and required supporting documentation with the US Securities and Exchange Commission in order to host an Initial Public Offering (IPO) for its so...Read More

Snapchat Launches Social Gaming Feature

Ben Hamill - April 14, 2019

Popular private messaging platform Snapchat first gained popularity as a discreet messaging service allowing users the peace of mind of knowing that once a message has been viewed on the intended recipient’s screen, it is immediatel...Read More

Pennsylvania To Issue 2 More Betting Licenses

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2019

Operating a sportsbook in the newly regulated US state of Pennsylvania doesn’t come cheap. But according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) this doesn’t appear to be slowing anyone down in their quest to obtain a ...Read More

Poker Community Casts People’s Choice Vote

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2019

Poker celebs Lex Veldhuis, Jonathan Little, Johnie Moreno and Brad Owen have been singled out as those who belong on the short-list for the Global Poker Awards’ People’s Choice nomination. After much unhappiness prevailed foll...Read More

NYC Budget Makes No Mention Of Mobile Bets

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2019

New York’s annual state budget has been published and its quite disappointing to note that mobile betting has not been provided for, at least not for the current financial year. The city’s citizens are permitted to place thei...Read More

New Feature Added To Deal Or No Deal Live App

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2019

The popular television show Deal or No Deal has enjoyed a lot of attention from developers, and every new game, live casino experience, and genius application has only served to raise even more of a hype over the popular brand. The latest...Read More

Red Rake Releases Brand New Knights Slot

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2019

When last did Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table feature in any new slots game? Thanks to the brilliant team of developers at Red Rake Gaming, the wait is officially over. Red Rake has just released a brand new game based on the m...Read More

Evolution Gaming Thrilled With US Growth

Ben Hamill - April 07, 2019

2018 was a good year for Evolution Gaming, and not least because of its continued expansion into North America. The provider’s 2018 report boasted $275.6 million in operating revenues, and $93.8 million in profit, for the year endin...Read More

Nova Scotia Takes Lottery Applications Online

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2019

In a bid to make it easier for lottery operators to ensure they are regulated, Service Nova Scotia has begun accepting license applications online. According to reports, Minister Geoff MacLellan said the move would cut short the 10-day wa...Read More

NY Casinos Cut Back On Slots to Cut Costs

Ben Hamill - April 04, 2019

Two of New York City’s upstate casinos have approached the New York State Gaming Commission for permission to reduce the number of slot machines on their floors. Tigoa Downs owner Jeff Gurrall has tried to humour the curious by sayi...Read More

Lotto MAX Approaches The CA$50 Million Mark

Ben Hamill - March 28, 2019

The joy of becoming an instant millionaire is most probably one of the most life-changing experiences that any person can have. Thanks to Lottery games, the possibility exists for literally everyone. It’s a revolutionary considerati...Read More

Player Ordered to Pay Back Winnings

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

A California man has learnt the hard way that breaking the law never really pays. He was recently ordered to pay back a dizzying $93,000 in winnings to New Jersey’s gambling regulators. According to the state’s gambling laws, ...Read More

Ontario Horse Racing To Receive Major Boost

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

Ontario’s horse racing field is about to receive financial aid to the tune of an annual CA$10 million contribution. The province’s Minister of Finance and pro-sportsbetting advocate, Vic Fedeli, recently made the announcement....Read More

Habanero Launches 5 Lucky Lions Slot

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

Spanish casino software development studio Habanero certainly knows how to cater to players’ needs and wants. Online slots with a Chinese twist have become increasingly more popular over the last couple of years, mainly thanks to de...Read More

MGA Invites Input On Unified Self-Exclusion

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

The MGA’s commitment to player protection and the cultivation of healthy gambling habits is commendable, and in all likelihood one of the main drivers behind its unbridled success as a world-renowned regulator. Malta’s regulat...Read More

GiG To Supply CasinoEngine With Games

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2019

Thanks to a brand-new supply deal, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) will soon avail its award-winning gaming content to even more operators and players across the globe. GiG has been on an expansion mission, and the latest progress to have b...Read More

Inaugural GPA Battling Flawed Voting Process

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2019

The nomination panel tasked with short listing prospective award-winners at the inaugural Global Poker Awards appears to have gotten its lines crossed somewhere along the way. Much unhappiness followed not long after the shortlist for the...Read More

Deal Or No Deal Live Dealer Game Coming Soon

Ben Hamill - March 22, 2019

Most of us are familiar with the highly popular television game show Deal or No Deal. But many of us realise that we have not the chance of a snowflake’s survival in Hades to ever make it onto prime-time TV, let alone leave with mil...Read More

Red Tiger Releases New Spin Town Slot

Ben Hamill - March 21, 2019

Once on a roll, it appears that there’s no stopping the developers at Red Tiger Gaming. One would think that after recent big-hit successes such as Thor’s Lightning and Ninja Ways, the team would have wanted to take a time-out...Read More

NJ Sports Betting Produces Exceptional Results

Ben Hamill - March 21, 2019

Every once in a while, someone comes up with a simply brilliant idea, in business as well as otherwise, leaving the only question remaining on everyone’s lips, “why didn’t anyone think of that sooner?”.  Such ...Read More

Las Vegas Sands Court Case Settled After 15 Years

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2019

The importance of putting pen to paper whenever an agreement is reached cannot be overestimated. Just ask Hong businessman Richard Suen. Suen had supposedly played in instrumental role in putting casino operator Las Vegas Sands in touch w...Read More

Community Receives First Shorelines Funding

Ben Hamill - March 18, 2019

It’s payday for the Peterborough community and mayor Diane Therrien could not be more chuffed at having received the very first contribution from the Shorelines Casino Peterborough. In most parts of the gambling world, it’s be...Read More

Calhoun Bingo Hall Faces Closure

Ben Hamill - March 14, 2019

A charity gaming hall in Calhoun County is in danger of losing its license, and by default, its livelihood and ability to contribute to charity. The fate of Bingo-night at The Anniston Elks Lodge No. 189 is now very much in the hands of t...Read More

Design Works Crosses The Real-Money Divide

Ben Hamill - March 14, 2019

Yet another social games developer plans to cross the divide and enter the world of real money gaming. This time round, its acclaimed American software developer Design Works Gaming. According to the Arizona-based company, the time has fi...Read More

Games of Chance Cause Kahnawake Upset

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2019

The community of Kahnawake isn’t keen on the idea of a casino in its midst. And that’s putting it lightly. A senior counselor at Kahnawake Survival School, a local high school in the area, probably said it best when he referre...Read More

AGLC Declares Contest to Win Mansion Legal

Ben Hamill - March 01, 2019

Earlier this year, a unique essay ‘lottery’ promising its winner a $1.7 million home in Alberta went viral across the web, garnering thousands of entries from interested parties. Shortly after this, the Alberta Gaming, Liquor ...Read More

MGA & All-In Diversity Project Join Forces

Ben Hamill - February 22, 2019

Diversity and inclusion are two workplace terms that are on everyone’s lips at the moment. The world is at long last starting to address social, economic, gender, religious and racial inequality on a widespread scale, and at the for...Read More

RTG’s New Cubee Online Slot Has Arrived

Ben Hamill - February 15, 2019

Real Time Gaming’s latest creation puts a whole new spin on monster-themed online slots. With innovative and highly impressive graphics, orbital reels, and the potential for incredible payouts, this title has been hailed as one of 201...Read More

Stride Gaming Is Considering Selling Up

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2019

Bingo. A seemingly simple numbers game, but there’s nothing quite like it. It’s been presented in every which way, and it wasn’t too long ago that we reported the story of how two senior citizens had become involved in a...Read More

Paragon Sells Parq Vancouver to PCB Group

Ben Hamill - February 09, 2019

The long-time owner of Canada’s iconic Parq Vancouver casino has now sold the property to a real estate agency and investment firm based in Ottawa. Parq owner Paragon Gaming, which is headquartered in Las Vegas, recently announced ...Read More

Alberta Expected To Enter The iGaming Arena

Ben Hamill - February 08, 2019

In Canada, the scope and extent of gambling products and services is different in each province. Provinces are given the option as to whether regulated gambling has a place and to what extent. The province of Alberta, despite having been ...Read More

New Champions of Rome Slot On the Way

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2019

Yggdrasil Gaming’s upcoming slot release will undoubtedly thrill those who have a soft spot for history. Champions of Rome will pair an epic Ancient Roman story with authentic sounds, graphics and features for a brilliant historical...Read More

Evolution Gaming to Supply DraftKings

Ben Hamill - January 29, 2019

Live dealer casino king Evolution Gaming has teamed up with another member of iGaming royalty, DraftKings, in an all-new venture. The pair will soon begin to expand DraftKings’ online gambling offerings with a fresh range of live-st...Read More

Gamblit Tristations Offer Canadian eGaming

Ben Hamill - January 19, 2019

Gamblit Gaming has been hard at work developing an innovative product specifically for the discerning Canadian market. Now, the very first interactive electronic gaming experience from the developer in question has landed on local soil, g...Read More

DOJ Changes Stance on iGaming & Poker

Ben Hamill - January 17, 2019

In a memorandum penned in November last year, the US Department of Justice has rethought its stance that the Wire Act – a federal law that bans punters from transmitting gambling information between states – applies only to sp...Read More

West Virginia Lawmakers Pushing HB 2178

Ben Hamill - January 15, 2019

Legislators of the state of West Virginia have renewed their attempts to try and have online gambling legalized on local soil. They have failed to achieve this goal despite constant attempts over the past few years – but that hasn&r...Read More

Sandra Douglass Morgan Joins NGCB’s Board

Ben Hamill - January 14, 2019

Nevada’s new governor has jumped right in at the deep end. Newly appointed Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak will reportedly be appointing Sandra Douglass Morgan as the newest chair of the local Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) on...Read More

Yggdrasil’s Trolls Bridge Slot Has Arrived

Ben Hamill - January 14, 2019

After a long period of exclusivity, players in Canada and beyond can finally experience everything that Yggdrasil Gaming’s latest online slot has to offer. Trolls Bridge is officially live at all online and mobile casinos partnered ...Read More

Louisiana Governor Gets Behind Sports Betting

Ben Hamill - January 11, 2019

Louisiana might soon become the latest in a long line of US states to legalize sports gambling if the state’s governor’s plans go well. Gov. John Bel Edwards has publicly voiced his support for the industry, noting that revenu...Read More

NY Senators Reviewing New iPoker Proposal

Ben Hamill - January 11, 2019

The new year has already brought around favourable changes for the online poker scene in the US state of New York. State lawmakers have again contemplated iPoker legislation, thanks to a bill that was recently forwarded to the Senate for ...Read More

Great Canadian’s Stock Values Soar in January

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2019

Great Canadian Gaming (GC:CA) has been enjoying great success over the past few months, and January 7 was a particularly positive day for the massive Canadian gaming entity. The company’s stock finished the day having risen by an ...Read More

New Mars Attacks! Slot Hits Online Casinos

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

British iGaming specialist Blueprint Gaming has unveiled one of its first slots of the new year: a licensed release called Mars Attacks! Based on the classic Warner Bros movie of the same name, the title comes as the fourth such slot mach...Read More

Evolution Gaming Inks Deal With Loto-Quebec

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

In a bid to improve its offerings and further up its game, Canadian operator Loto-Quebec has partnered with Evolution Gaming according to an official press release posted on Monday, 6 January. The new partnership aims to introduce live c...Read More

Penn Slots Market Thrives in December ‘18

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

The festive season turned out to be a fantastic one for operators of slot machines in the US state of Pennsylvania. According to a recent report by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), slots revenues increased by a whopping 8% lo...Read More

Microgaming & Square Enix Ink New Tomb Raider Deal

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

More than ten years after its last instalment was released, UK slots giant Microgaming has renewed its exclusive deal with Square Enix. As a result, the developer is now busy creating a third Tomb Raider branded game for fans of the legen...Read More

SLT Launch New Blockchain eSports Platform

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

In the latest industry news headlines, local Canadian company Ubique Networks has teamed up with Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) in order to launch a brand new eSports platform powered by blockchain. The agreement was officially inked on November...Read More

Alberta’s Gaming Revenues On the Rise

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

Following two years of concerning revenue decline, gambling revenues in Alberta have managed to turn themselves around of late. Earnings grew by $4 million during the course of 2018, driven primarily by increased use of video lottery term...Read More

Changes Coming to Central Gaming Bundle

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is without a doubt one of Canada’s leading gambling venue developers and operators. This reputation has also been cemented even further over the past year, with the OLG selecting Gateway for the new...Read More

Six Nations Paid $4.5m under Casino Deal

Ben Hamill - January 05, 2019

Thanks to a previous agreement, Elements Brantford Casino has been supporting its local economy and the nearby Six Nations community with hefty financial payments. The first of these, coming to an impressive $4.5 million, was recently pai...Read More

SG Corp Announces Leadership Re-Structure

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2019

It’s been an exciting year for Scientific Games Corp. The company has experienced everything from a jury having decided that the company was liable for major damages in the Shuffle Tech patent case, to the massive acquisition of the...Read More

The Evolution of Bingo Halls

Ben Hamill - January 01, 2019

Way back in the 1960s, bingo players used to select one day a week on their calendars to set aside for their favourite game. On this particular evening, they would disappear into a cloud of cigarette smoke to chat, socialize, and enjoy th...Read More

Scientific Games & Shuffle Tech Reach Settlement

Ben Hamill - January 01, 2019

In August, when the news first made headlines, it was hard to fathom that a company the likes of Scientific Games could be accused of instituting frivolous legal proceedings relating to a patent for automatic card shufflers, in an attempt...Read More

Aristrocrat Inc. Opens New Las Vegas Campus

Ben Hamill - January 01, 2019

Leaders in land-based casino technology and games cabinets, Aristocrat Technologies Inc., have just opened a brand new campus in Summerlin, Las Vegas. An opening ceremony was recently held and a celebratory ribbon cut in order to official...Read More

CGA Launches New Gaming-Related Initiative

Ben Hamill - December 31, 2018

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has revealed its plans to launch a fresh new education and credential-revealing initiative by the name of ‘Get To Know Gaming Canada’. The goal of the program is to highlight the numerous,...Read More

Shortlist Finalised For Global Gaming Awards

Ben Hamill - December 28, 2018

It’s one of the gaming industry’s top awards events: the Global Gaming Awards London. The shortlist for 2019 has just been released and those who have made the very tough cut are now in the process of being contacted. The comp...Read More

Islands Lotto Adds Wazdan’s Games

Ben Hamill - December 26, 2018

Being the preferred partner of the New Jersey Gambling Commission, Islands Lotto is an online gaming operator that is independently owned and run. Boasting a wide selection of slot machines and instant win games, the company has now taken...Read More

Betsoft Launches Yak, Yeti & Roll Slot

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2018

Regardless of where anyone is at in the world, nothing quite spells Christmas like a snow-white winter wonderland. We suspect it may have a lot to do with the North Pole and you-know-who, but in one way or another, we’re all dreamin...Read More

Rock and Roll with New Primal Megaways Slots

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2018

Primal Megaways might sound like the latest trendy diet doing the rounds – but it’s actually the title of Blueprint Gaming’s latest exciting slots release! The new title will transport you thousands of years into the pa...Read More

Relax Gaming Announces Stakelogic Deal

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2018

A new distribution deal between Stakelogic and Relax Gaming (RG) will ensure that soon, Stakelogic’s quality slots will be available on all Relax Gaming-powered platforms. Relax Gaming enjoys a strong presence in core markets all ov...Read More

Hard Rock Announces The Ultimate Sleigh Ride

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2018

Fancy driving around in your very own 2019 Ford Raptor before the New Year has even officially arrived? Then the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, which is located in the recently liberated state of New Jersey, is the place to be....Read More

Unibet Takes First Steps Into The US Market

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2018

The US sportsbetting and gaming market beckons to all those who are willing to heed the call. One such company is Unibet. Thanks to a live casino partnership with the undisputed masters of live casino, the company will be making its first...Read More

Time Travel Tigers Hit GVC Online Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2018

Tigers seem to be the theme of the month among online slots developers, and Yggdrasil Gaming has now joined the party with a brand new slot: Time Travel Tigers. This totally unique title appeared at online casinos early in December, and ...Read More

SG To Release DEAL OR NO DEAL Lotto Game

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2018

Not only will it run across multiple states, ensuring that the jackpot will always reach its $1 million mark, but it will also give players the chance to compete in one of the most popular game show brands of all time: DE...Read More

Push Gaming’s Fun and Festive New Fat Santa Slot

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2018

We haven’t really come across any Grinch-like people who hate Christmas in real life. What we have come across is a thousand and one reasons to love the jolly HO-HO-HO holidays. Some people love the lights, others love the mistletoe...Read More

Gold Horse Casino Set Open Its Doors

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

Lloydminster is well on its way towards becoming home to a stellar new casino development. The CA$20 million construction of the long-anticipated Gold Horse Casino has been confirmed as now being in its final stages and may very well be c...Read More

MGA Announces New Dispute Directive

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

Whilst most of us try our best to make love and not war, sometimes, disputes are inevitable. The reality is that we do not always see eye to eye because we’re viewing the same situation from different angles. We’re not talking...Read More

OLG To Put Sports Betting Plans Into Motion

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

Sports betting is, for the most part, illegal in Canada. Operators are not permitted to run retail betting shops or on-location kiosks. This is quite ironic, as Canada is a sports-loving nation. As a result, Canadian p...Read More

William Hill Trims Down On Digital Deadwood

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2018

Many are the benefits mergers and acquisitions. And yet, you cannot have the good without being prepared to stomach just a little bid of the bad. William Hill’s acquisition of MRG (Mr Green) is expected to establish job security for...Read More

Playtika Confirms Wooga Acquisition Deal

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2018

Neither party has confirmed the exact purchase price, but news has broken that Playtika has acquired the Berlin-based social games development company Wooga for a reported $100 million. Wooga, which was founded by one Jens Begemann in 200...Read More

NSGC Warns Against Lotto Ticket Stocking Fillers for Minors

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2018

The Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC) has issued a stern warning against the gifting of Lottery tickets to minors. The tickets are popular as Christmas stocking fillers, especially since they are usually branded in all kinds of festiv...Read More

Lightning Box Enters North American Market

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2018

Thanks to the expansion of an existing agreement between SG Digital and specialist slots developer Lightning Box, the latter is now in the very fortunate position of being able to extend its global presence by entering brand-new territory...Read More

Business Booms for Bede Gaming in 2018

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

Bede Gaming, the popular developer of online and mobile gaming software, has hailed 2018 as its ‘most successful year’ to date, thanks in part to its completion of no less than ten content integration deals. Another developme...Read More

Play ‘n GO Wins 2018’s Game Vendor of the Year

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

During the course of last week’s Malta Gaming Awards, popular UK software developer Play ‘n GO was awarded an exceptional accolade. The company was officially named Games Vendor of the Year, receiving one of the most coveted i...Read More

GCE May Regret Recent Orillia Deal

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

Too many cooks spoil the broth, or so the old saying goes. Sadly, it now appears as if one of Canada’s most prominent and successful gaming and entertainment groups, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment (GCE), will be learning one of l...Read More

US Sports Leagues Embrace A New World

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

A gold rush. This is how Sharon Otterman, Chief Marketing Officer for major bookmaker William Hill, describes the scramble by professional sports leagues to get a spot on the sports betting bus. These are the very same...Read More

World Gaming Expo Monaco Postponed

Ben Hamill - December 06, 2018

When talking anything Monaco, it almost feels like overkill to add World Class Event into the statement. And last year’s inaugural World Gaming Expo Monaco (WGE) was no exception. The convention brought together the industry’s...Read More

Online Gambling To Bring in $73 billion by 2020

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2018

$1 million in online payment transactions every day. This is the golden number that was recently released by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and refers to the average value of the payments processed by its members every...Read More

PGCB Grants PokerStars an iGaming License

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

PokerStars, the highly popular online gaming brand run by Canada’s own The Stars Group, is reportedly taking its first steps back into the US’s online poker market thanks to a ground-breaking new deal. The successful company&...Read More

Evolution Gaming Purchases Ezugi in Landmark Deal

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2018

Live dealer casino software king Evolution Gaming has now taken its first steps into the world of consolidation. The developer has revealed that it is getting ready to acquire one of its biggest rivals, Ezugi, in a takeover deal. Late la...Read More

New Baron Samedi Slot from Yggdrasil

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2018

Venture into the intriguing world of voodoo spells, frightful straw dolls, magic priests and formidable dark magic with the latest online slot from Yggdrasil Gaming. Baron Samedi is the developer’s latest slot machine that boasts a...Read More

Steve Wynn Stalls Release of MGC’s Report

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2018

Casino tycoon and former CEO of has got his wish, albeit on a temporary basis. The mogul has managed to block the release of a report from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that details allegations of his alleged sexual misconduc...Read More

Yggdrasil Gaming’s Nitro Circus Slot Goes Live

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2018

It was early in 2018 when Yggdrasil Gaming first announced that it had partnered with Nitro Circus in an exciting new venture. Now, the popular iGaming developer has revealed its first ever branded slot game in collaboration with the prem...Read More

St. Clair College Ventures into eSports

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2018

This month, St. Clair College made international headlines by revealing its new eSports administration and entrepreneurship program to the world. The aim of the scheme is to build on the success that the school started...Read More

Ontario Pair Score $9.6m Lotto 6/49 Win

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2018

It was just under two weeks after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) revealed that the winning ticket for its November 3 had been sold in London that a thrilling announcement was made. It was then when the provincial opera...Read More

Malta Gaming Awards Set for November 27

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2018

After three extremely successful years of events, the Malta Gaming Awards will once again be coming to the Mediterranean island to highlight the best of local and international gambling-related talent. As part and parcel of the legendary...Read More

Shorelines Launch Raises Addiction Concerns

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2018

The Shorelines Casino Peterborough was proud to open its doors in mid-October this year, boasting 500 slot machines, 22 table games, and a 230-seater buffet diner. Also on offer is a 40-seat a la carte restaurant and plenty of entertainm...Read More

Evolution Gaming Air TV Series for Ardent Group

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2018

Live dealer casino giant Evolution Gaming has reportedly joined forces with Ardent Group, a prominent Belgian gambling operator, to launch a nightly live gambling television series. Last week, Evolution’s upper management announced...Read More

IGT Electronic Bingo Comes to Canada

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2018

On Wednesday, November 14, it was officially announced that New York Stock Exchange-listed firm International Game Technology (IGT) (NYSE:IGT) had entered the Canadian electronic bingo market for the first time ever. Thanks to an exclusi...Read More

Record €7.8m Joker Millions Slots Win

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2018

One exceptionally lucky slots player from Sweden has managed to break another world record by landing a humongous cash jackpot on Yggdrasil’s popular Joker Millions progressive title. The player in question took home a cool SEK80, ...Read More

DraftKings Launch Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2018

DraftKings, North America’s biggest daily fantasy sports supplier, is soon set to open its first land-based sportsbook in the US state of Mississippi. The opening of the venue will also mark the firm’s first established sports...Read More

Red Tiger Reveals New Fruit Blox Slots

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2018

Boutique iGaming developer Red Tiger Gaming is busy working to replicate the success of its most recent slot launches with yet another action packed title. The new Fruit Blox game features innovative Connected Ways payouts and a handful o...Read More

Great Canadian Raised to ‘Buy’ Status

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2018

Great Canadian Gaming (GCG), Canada’s largest operator of bingo halls and other licensed casino gambling facilities, has recently been upgraded by TD Securities analysts from its prior ‘hold’ rating to a ‘buy&rsquo...Read More

Sizeable Growth for Great Canadian Gaming in Q3

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2018

It’s been a fruitful year for the Canadian gambling industry as a whole, with some operators in particular enjoying great results from their business to date. Great Canadian Gaming (GCG) has also enjoyed notable revenue growth durin...Read More

$9.6m Lotto Jackpot Won by Ontario Ticketholder

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

CBC News Canada has just made an announcement that will come as a particularly exciting one if you’re an avid lottery player. According to officials and the national news agency, a winning Lotto 6/49 ticket was recently sold in Lon...Read More

Your Most Unusual Bingo Questions Answered

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

If you’re a bingo fan, whether you’re seasoned or new to the industry, there are undoubtedly a few pressing questions about your favorite game that have been on your mind for a while. Of course, many folks avoid asking such qu...Read More

Slots Sales Soar at North American Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

The gaming industry has certainly taken some interesting turns this year, both in Canada and in the neighbouring USA. However, one thing has remained relatively consistent: the growth of slots gaming at casinos in both North American nati...Read More

Evolution Gaming Now Offering Live Infinite Blackjack

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2018

Premium live dealer casino software supplier Evolution Gaming has announced its latest game launch, much to the thrill of its millions of dedicated blackjack fans across the globe. The developer’s portfolio has now been expanded tha...Read More

GDFS Inc. Inks Omega Systems Deal

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2018

Canadian B2B daily fantasy sports (DFS) software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. (GDFS Inc.) has recently revealed their signing of a three-year content agreement with Omega Systems. Under the deal, GDFS Inc. will supply the iGa...Read More

IWG and BCLC Sign Exclusive Content Deal

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

Premium supplier of online instant-win lotto games, Instant Win Games (IWG), has reportedly entered into a new content deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. The partnership agreement will see the provider supplying its compl...Read More

NHL Signs Exclusive Betting Deal with MGM

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has recently extended a warm welcome to the National Hockey League after the latter organization announced its first-ever sports betting partnership with MGM Resorts International ...Read More

Amendment 4 May Boost Bingo Worker Numbers

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2018

over in Missouri, USA, has seen consistently declining revenues over the past few years. However, there is hope yet; the faltering industry might find relief through a local ballot proposal that has been aimed at alleviating a lack of bi...Read More

3 Companies Fight for Greek Casino License

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2018

As the bidding tender process for a Greek gambling license has kicked off, only three US operators have remained in the race for the chance to run the planned €8 billion Elliniko integrated casino resort. Hard Rock, , and Caesars En...Read More

Indiana Encouraged to Legalize Betting

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2018

Since the US Supreme Court’s May ruling to , state after state has begun to legalize the profitable industry under their own sets of rules. Lawmakers are also continuing to investigate what legal betting could bring to their domain...Read More

Evolution Gaming Coming to Hard Rock Casino

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2018

, the world’s leading supplier of live dealer casino games, recently revealed that it has signed its latest exclusive licensee: Atlantic City. The brand new Hard Rock Hotel and Casino destination, situated on the iconic Boardwalk o...Read More

Dual Play Roulette Comes to London Casino

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2018

Leading live dealer casino solutions supplier Evolution Gaming has now gone live with yet another once of its Dual Play Roulette convergence tables, this time for . The new table has been installed in the Mayfair, London-based Palm Beach...Read More

Evolution Gaming Eyes Out Netflix & YouTube

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2018

Following Evolution Gaming’s victory at this year’s with its Lightning Roulette innovation, Chief Product Officer Todd Haushalter spoke to casino news agencies to reveal what else is on the c...Read More

Shorelines Casino Peterborough Opens

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2018

The Shorelines Casinos group has proven to be committed to the province of Ontario, where its properties are located, and to its hundreds of players. This is clearly seen in its new Peterborough establishment, which held its grand opening...Read More

No iGaming for Pennsylvanian Casinos

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2018

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has recently revealed that land-based casinos in the US state will not be permitted to offer online betting within their physical confines when state-wide online gambling eventually g...Read More

Nolimit City Prospering in the iGaming Market

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2018

Swedish-Malta software developer Nolimit City has just celebrated its fifth year, and couldn’t be doing better. After signing lucrative deals with several operators, they have just announced a partnership with Read More

Microgaming Releases Cash of Kingdoms Slot

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2018

Legendary casino software brand Microgaming, based in the Isle of Man, has just launched another exciting video slot. Cash of Kingdoms has been developed by the independent Slingshot StudiosRead More

Ajax Downs Casino Gets Permission to Stay

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2018

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced an agreement that would give permission for two local casinos in extremely close proximity to each other to operate simultaneously. The decision was made in a bid to appease two dif...Read More

New Revenue Record for OLG

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2018

The have contributed a whopping $2.8 billion to local coffers over the past twelve months. The bulk of these impressive earnings have reportedly stemmed from casino game and slots offerings, according to recent reports. As noted by new ...Read More

Patagonia & Booming in Content Supply Deal

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2018

Online gaming groups Patagonia Entertainment and Booming Games revealed earlier this week that they have now entered into an exclusive content supply deal. The agreement will see Booming’s full rang...Read More

Kroeker Resigns Amid Regulatory Pressure

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2018

Robert Kroeker, the gambling industry veteran who has long been the chair of the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s Board of Governors, has now opted to resign from his current role. Kroeker...Read More

Winners of GGA Las Vegas 2018 Revealed

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2018

Aussie-based slots expert Aristocrat and American were among the big winners at this year’s edition of the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas (GGALV). Both of the companies managed to bag two prizes each, while there w...Read More

Countdown to Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas

Ben Hamill - October 10, 2018

It’s the day the industry has been waiting for! The 2018 Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas takes place on the 8 October, at the Sands Expo Convention Center’s Venetian Ballroom at 12.15pm. This will be the 5th annual ...Read More

Ontario Bingo Hall Regulator to Monitor Cannabis Stores

Ben Hamill - October 10, 2018

Since 1998, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has kept a watchful eye over the Canadian province’s and bars. However, as of this month, it also has an additional market to oversee: the soon to be legalized marijua...Read More

Reporter Accuses WSOP Nevada of Thuggery

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2018

A reporter has accused Nevada and its communications executive Seth Palansky of thuggery without merit. John Mehaffey claims the website tried to force him into gambling further when he requested a withdrawal. The iGaming reporter furth...Read More

Gambling Adds $260 Billion to US Economy

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2018

$261.1 billion poured into the US economy in 2017, thanks to the gambling industry. According to an Oxford Economics report, $40.8 billion of that plumped up local, state and federal tax coffers. The rep...Read More

Live the Dream With Viva Las Vegas Slots Game

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2018

An experience of Sin City at its most glamorous awaits players in Red Rake Gaming’s new game, Viva Las Vegas. Packed with showgirls, images that echo famous landmarks, and lucrative special features, ...Read More

Big Expansion Plans for The Stars Group

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2018

A few years back, The Stars Group was struggling with debt after being shaken by an insider trading scandal involving its founder and CEO David Baazov. After paying off its debts from the acquisition of PokerStars...Read More

MGC to Further Discuss Steve Wynn Saga

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2018

On September 27, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) discussed the next step in the re-evaluation of Wynn Resorts’ suitability to hold a casino operation license. The discussions have come as yet another step ...Read More

Gateway Hanover Casino Renovation On the Cards

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2018

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited, Canada’s largest private gambling operator, has recently revealed that it will be pumping $14 million into the renovation of its casino in the small Ontario town of Read More

UK Bingo Giant Receives $5.2 Million Fine

Ben Hamill - September 29, 2018

Online bingo behemoth Stride Gaming is gearing itself up to pay out a massive fine of £4m (€4.5m/$5.2m). The regulatory penalty was imposed on the operator for what has been described as ‘complian...Read More

Slots Revenues Soar in Canada and USA

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2018

Any US or Canadian player can testify the fact that slots are practically infallible when it comes to popularity. Now, these players have the data to back up their suspicious, showing clearly that slots sales in both Canada and America ar...Read More

Will Yggdrasil Create More Branded Slots?

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2018

Yggdrasil Gaming has been hailed as one of the world’s fastest-growing suppliers of online and mobile gaming software. And after its Chief Studio Manager Christopher Mifsud described the as a &lsqu...Read More

FanDuel Pays Out Full $82k Erroneous Win

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2018

Daily fantasy sports giant FanDuel has opted to pay out the full $82,000 to New Jersey-based punter Anthony Prince on a $110 bet he made on the Denver Broncos versus Oakland Raiders game ...Read More

Nation 2 Nation Network Launches

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2018

The only First Nation-owned network platform in Canada has just launched its very first selection of white label brands. Names like Hello Bingo! and MonkeyDog Bingo now form part of the Nation 2 Nation (...Read More

Canada’s Love Affair with Lottery Games

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2018

Canada and its residents have long had a love affair with lotto games, dating back to the very first national lottery launch back in 1974. That first jackpot of $1 million was split among nine lucky ladies hailing from Quebec – but ...Read More

Premier D. Ford Plans Ontario Place Casino

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2018

Canadian Premier Doug Ford’s plans to revamp Toronto’s waterfront has garnered plenty of interest in the gambling industry. Now, it seems that a downtown casino complex could once again be o...Read More

Explore Viking Territory in Erik the Red

Ben Hamill - September 22, 2018

Indulge in a berserk Viking adventure with Relax Gaming’s latest online slots release: Erik the Red. The developer has set sail with the new game this month, which boasts a sea-faring journey based on the antics of ...Read More

Sen. Campbell Dodges Money Laundering Questions

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2018

has recently been dubbed the ‘epicenter’ of money laundering by global organised crime groups. However, throughout its troubled years, Senator Larry Campbell has earned over $800,000 in compensation, not to m...Read More

Bede Gaming Inks Content Deal with OLG

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2018

Newcastle software firm Bede Gaming has reportedly struck a huge deal with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation – one of the world’s largest lottery operators. The exclusive new agreement will see it launch its products ...Read More

Bingo Player Wins a Whopping $250k

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2018

On September 10, Gaming Arts announced that a lucky woman from Pennsylvania has won a hefty $250,000 jackpot while playing its Super Coverall Bingo game at Seneca Gaming and Entertainment in Salamanca, NY. The winner’s jackpot is th...Read More

Mohegan Wins Niagara Gaming Bundle License

Ben Hamill - September 17, 2018

In local Canadian gaming news, US firm like Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Hard Rock International in the tender process to operate Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara for the next 20 years. According to an officia...Read More

Belgium Investigates EA for Loot Box Saga

Ben Hamill - September 17, 2018

The government of Belgium is reportedly conducting a criminal investigation on popular video game developer Electronic Arts (EA). The probe stems from the fact that EA has continued to offer loot boxes in its games FIFA 18 and FIFA 19, de...Read More

Gaming Arts Headed for G2E

Ben Hamill - September 15, 2018

On Tuesday, 11 September, Gaming Arts revealed that it would soon debut its premium range of end-to-end solutions at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The top-rate event will be taking place from October 9 to 11 ...Read More

MRG Slapped With 6 Digit Dutch Fine

Ben Hamill - September 15, 2018

Online gambling giant MRG, formerly known as Mr Green, recently revealed that it has become the newest target of the offered to local players. In a press release on the matter, MRG highlighted that its Malta-licensed subsidiary, Mr Gree...Read More

Mohegan Gaming Enters Canadian Industry

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2018

Popular tribal gaming operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (colloquially known as just Mohegan) has finally begun its expansion into Canada. The move was revealed after the operator was chosen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corpor...Read More

WPT-Themed Titles Launch with Zynga

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2018

It was late in 2017 when social gaming expert Zynga and the World Poker Tour (WPT) first announced their . Now, the business relationship has reached a whole new level thanks to Zynga announcing that its players can now enjoy the genuine ...Read More

Playtech Offloads Plus500 Stake for £176m

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2018

Playtech’s recent choice to sell off its 9.99% stake in the online trading platform Plus500 has come as no surprise, , according to iGaming industry analysts. In a regulatory report filed last week, the developer noted that the sal...Read More

Grab Racy Wins in Red Rake’s Speed Heroes

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2018

To celebrate the commencement of another fresh new Formula One season, Red Rake Gaming has created a tire-spinning slot machine packed with motor racing action and big wins to pick up. As of August, Speed Heroes is now live at Red Rake&rsqu...Read More

Lotto Fraud family Goes To Prison

Ben Hamill - September 08, 2018

A father, son and daughter trio who won a hefty $12.5 million on a free lottery ticket they had scammed off a customer at their variety store were officially sentenced by Canadian courts on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The father of the f...Read More

Evolution Gaming Eyes Out US Growth

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2018

Despite the great buzz of excitement left in the , online gaming is still experiencing significant growth among the country’s real money players. Among the companies seeking to be a part of this growth surge is Evolution Gaming, th...Read More

RTG’s Lucha Libre Gets a Red-Hot Sequel

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2018

Online casino software developer Realtime Gaming has yet another thrilling addition to its portfolio in store for its Canadian players. The famed company has now launched a sizzling new slot, Lucha Libre 2, to its casino partners, allowing ...Read More

2018 GGA Las Vegas Voting Opens

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2018

The voting period for the  is now in session after the list of final nominees was distributed to this year’s expert judging panel. Now in its fifth edition, and with the largest judging panel the event has had to date, this ye...Read More

GCGC Accused of Shredding Financial Records

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2018

The Western Canadian operator of River Rock Casino Resort was given a warning in 2017 that some of the establishment’s staff members may have violated federal financial reporting laws by allegedly shredding paper records detailing h...Read More

Historic New Slot Launched by Blueprint

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2018

Market-leading UK based iGaming software supplier Blueprint Gaming has just released yet another thrilling slots title for its players in Canada and beyond. Inspired by the iconic Emperor of France, Napoleon: Rise of an Empire is the deve...Read More

Wazdan and Relax Gaming Team Up

Ben Hamill - September 01, 2018

Award-winning iGaming software developer Wazdan has now revealed yet another exciting partnership for its thriving business. The popular supplier has launched its range of boutique titles with Relax Gaming, an omni-channel gaming software...Read More

Wampanoag Tribe To Open New Bingo Hall

Ben Hamill - August 31, 2018

The gambling division of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) recently revealed that it will be partnering with an Oklahoma-based Native American gaming business to open up a new bingo hall in Aquinnah. The new partner in the ventu...Read More

2018 GGA Nominee Shortlist Finalized

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2018

Following a long period of careful deliberation, the companies who have successfully made it onto the 2018 Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas shortlist have now been contacted by the awards panel. The shortlist going live has come after a hi...Read More

New Kingdom of Fortune Slot Coming In November

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2018

Blueprint Gaming has done it again. The premium supplier of online gaming software has released yet another exciting title to its extensive library, this time focusing on a wondrous imaginary kingdom where big wins and unbelievable wealth a...Read More

The Unstoppable Growth of Online Gaming

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2018

Over the past decade alone, the online gaming world has expanded exponentially, with the industry valued at an unbelievable $41.78 billion by the end of 2016. This figure is set to reach $80 billion or more by the end of 2020, while 11% o...Read More

GCGC Q2 2018 Financials Show Great Growth

Ben Hamill - August 17, 2018

At long last, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) has revealed its financials for the second quarter of 2018, ended on June 30. The company has reported an excellent 90% increase in its overall revenues up to $305.3 million, whil...Read More

Apple Cans Hundreds of Gaming Apps

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2018

Numerous gambling-related mobile apps have been removed from the Apple App Store – and hundreds more are likely to follow – after the implementation of Apple’s new App Review policy. In a bid to address illegal online g...Read More

Is Gaming Benefiting from Fortnite?

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2018

Fortnite, the massively popular Battle Royale game from Epic, is good for gaming in general. That’s because it has a low barrier to entry, being free, and mass appeal, and so might be bringing more people into the world of gaming ov...Read More

IGT Sees Second Quarter Dip

Ben Hamill - August 03, 2018

International Gaming Technology, also known as IGT, has filed their financial report for the second quarter of 2018. Known for providing digital casino games, lottery services and physical land based slot games; the company has had a soli...Read More

CGA Reveals Newest Board Members at AGM

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2018

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has now announced its appointment of no less than five new Board of Directors members. The exciting announcement was made during the CGA’s Annual General Meeting towards the end of June, and has...Read More

GCGC to Release Q2 2018 Results in August

Ben Hamill - July 30, 2018

After a fruitful year of operations so far, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) has revealed that it will release its official financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018 after market close on August 14. The natio...Read More

Donald Trump's Gambling Crystal Ball

Ben Hamill - December 29, 2016

  How will President-Elect Trump deal with the gambling industry and why that matters.  
It's a given that everyone will be looking toward the new US Administration to further their unique set o...Read More