New Instant Roulette From Evolution Gaming

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2020

Live casino specialist and live dealer entertainment giant Evolution Gaming has officially launched an all-new multi-wheel-style Roulette game. Instant Roulette, initially teased and introduced at ICE 2020, is the latest exciting Roulette...Read More

Lightning Box Inks Deal With Konami Gaming

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2020

Leading iGaming and land-based slots developer Lightning Box has inked a significant new supply and distribution deal with Vegas-based Konami Gaming. Founded back in 2004, the Aussie developer, with its headquarters based in Sydney, has ...Read More

Outrage Over Poor Pay Increases At Blizzard

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2020

What had started out as an attempt to create a fair and equal wages playing field, has only created an even deeper chasm between gaming and development giant Blizzard Entertainment (a division of Activision Blizzard Inc.) and its employee...Read More

Advertisers Testing Ads In Console Games

Ben Hamill - July 30, 2020

A migration of ads from television to console gaming may be the perfect antidote not only to the massive loss of live sports coverage, but also to challenges surrounding advertising content reaching a younger audience no longer interested...Read More

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

Konami Test-Runs First Cashless Slot Credit

Ben Hamill - July 26, 2020

The global cashless movement is as strong and forceful as what it’s ever been. A wind now full-on from behind, i.e. the result of a global health crisis, is steering the way money changes hands in an all-new direction. And US-based ...Read More

Top Ubisoft Resignations Raising Questions

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2020

The Canadian gaming industry, though a major contributor to the country’s annual GDP, isn’t without an ugly side – as evidenced by the wave of women who in the past few weeks worked up the courage to share their own pers...Read More

Lenovo To Release 5G-Enabled Gaming Phone

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2020

Tech-giant and smart phone manufacturer Lenovo is about to take mobile gaming to all-new levels. The manufacturer has just announced what will probably emerge as their most enthralling gaming smartphone to date. It’s called the Leno...Read More

Microgaming’s Diamond Inferno Slot Goes Live

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2020

Teased to players as early as the beginning of last month, Microgaming has now made good on its promise and launched the newest slot developed by independent studio developer Triple Edge Studios. Diamond Inferno officially launched on Jul...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

Video Games Industry Reports Record June

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2020

A report compiled by leading New York-based consumer spending market research company NPD Group recently revealed that spending across video game hardware, software (the actual games), accessories and game cards during the month of June 2...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

Microgaming Seals New Deal With Stakelogic

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2020

Leading casino games software developer and content platform provider Microgaming has announced a new partnership with fellow-developer Stakelogic. The new partnership provides that Stakelogic avails its own premium online games and iGami...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

Microgaming Teams Up With eSports’ Unikrn

Ben Hamill - July 14, 2020

Great news for eSports fanatics is that leading casino games developer and online entertainment giant Microgaming has finally joined their world. The casino software giant recently concluded a partnership deal with sports betting and ente...Read More

Global Gaming Expo 2020 Officially Cancelled

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2020

The 2020 edition of the annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E), staged each year in Las Vegas, has been cancelled. The American Gaming Association (AGA) earlier this week issued a joint statement with partner Reed Exhibitions confirming that the...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

ALC Wants To Lure Players Back Home

Ben Hamill - June 30, 2020

The Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) is losing upwards of CA$100 million in annual revenue to illegal foreign operators. And according to ALC president and chief executive officer Chris Keevill, the Crown corporation is doing everything...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

David Beckham Co-Launches New eSports Team

Ben Hamill - June 27, 2020

The latest big star to rise in the growing world of is none other than a franchise co-owned by football legend David Beckham. Guild eSports says it aims to soon compete with the leaders making name in the global booming professional vide...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

Microgaming Releases Stunning June Slots Lineup

Ben Hamill - June 18, 2020

Big-gun online casino software developer Microgaming has released quite the new-games lineup for June. This includes the release of more than 20 new slots developed by Microgaming’s award-winning family of partner studios. Themes he...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

GiG Seals Exciting Deal With GS Technologies

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2020

Casino technology and leading platform provider Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed having secured what it describes as being a long-term agreement with affiliate brand marketing specialist, GS Technologies. According to the provi...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

Microgaming Reaches Crucial Green Milestone

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2020

Leading online casino software developer this World Environment Day got to celebrate a very special environmentally friendly milestone of its own when the company completed and passed its International Organisation for Standardisation 140...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

How Video Games Grew To A $100 Billion Global Industry

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2020

Strange though it may be in our day and age to imagine a world without gaming, it’s true that as recently the 1950s games and the first gaming machine was regarded with a suspicion of sorts. To the minds of most, video games were no...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

Zynga Acquires Peak In $1.8 Billion Deal

Ben Hamill - June 02, 2020

Popular mobile gaming developer Peak, the team behind popular mobile gaming franchises Toon Blast and Toy Blast, will following a recent acquisition deal to the tune of $1.8 billion, be taken over by developer Zynga. According to recentl...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

New BoltBet® Casino Game At Spin Casino

Ben Hamill - May 28, 2020

The seasoned professionals at Spin Casino have launched a brand to bring the entertainment home to Canada’s online slots enthusiasts. A fresh look and reimagining of the Vegas Flush™ online slot, with some of the best in tech...Read More

OLG Approved For CA$500M In Government Aid

Ben Hamill - May 27, 2020

The  is in desperate need of help in order to stay afloat in a new and unprecedented slowed gaming landscape and has as such had to apply to Ontario’s government for a CA$500 rescue loan, which has now officially been granted. ...Read More

Aim Assist In The Works For Fortnite

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2020

Fortnite’s console players will have to wait a little longer for aim assist justice after announced that change is on the way but that the update will not be released before the FNCS Invitational, which is currently underway, has d...Read More

OneComply Inc. Joins Forces With GameCo LLC

Ben Hamill - May 25, 2020

If law-abiding operators and gambling-related companies such as suppliers and tech-providers are most concerned about any single aspect of business, then that aspect would have to be a streamlined and effective licensing solution. And tha...Read More

Microgaming Revamps Immortal Romance™ Slot

Ben Hamill - May 25, 2020

Casino software giant sure has a knack of breathing new life into old classics. Enter Microgaming’s recently revamped adaptation of classic online casino slot Immortal Romance™. It’s been nearly a decade since the initi...Read More

Microgaming Reveal Trio Of Sports Slots

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2020

Online casino games colossus has gone the full Monty on an exclusive range of sports-themed titles. The gaming and entertainment giant have announced that it is ready to debut a fantastic trio of football-themed slots as early as this su...Read More

Take-Two Says About 93 Games In 5 Years

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2020

Take-Two Interactive, the video games giant behind brands like Grand Theft Auto and , is looking at various ways in which to strengthen the brand and future lineup. Take-Two president Karl Slatoff said during a recent May earnings call th...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

YouTube Drops Coming To Blizzard Leagues

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

Activision and Google-owned streaming platform YouTube’s January-announced multiple-year deal that saw YouTube appointed the exclusive streaming partner for Activision Blizzard’s eSports leagues has finally come full circle. ...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

Minecraft Smashes Through the 200M Ceiling

Ben Hamill - May 19, 2020

’s Minecraft has been around for an astounding 11 years – a period of time bordering on ancient when talking the typical expected popularity-lifespan of a game. But Minecraft continues to entertain and with sales having now of...Read More

Loto-Quebec Celebrates Birthday With New Online Games

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2020

The residents of may not enjoy all of the perks of freedom of movement at the moment, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a great deal of entertainment to be enjoyed online. And since Loto-Quebec is this year celebrating i...Read More

Epic Teases Unreal Engine 5 – And Its Big

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2020

’ Unreal Engine 5 has landed. And yes, it’s a tease like nothing before it. Already as it is one of the world’s most broadly used game engine’s today, Unreal is used far and wide not only be games developers, but a...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

How Riot Gave Volibear A New Lease On Life

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2020

, it seems, is all about bringing old-time characters back to life. And it does this by literally re-inventing those beloved old champions much in the same way as comic books would with superheroes like Superman and Batman. In a way, once...Read More

Atlantic Lottery Reports Online Gaming Surge

Ben Hamill - May 13, 2020

has said that it has seen a definite surge in online gaming over the course of recent weeks. The corporation puts this down to folks having been ordered to stay safe by staying at home. The surge has according to Atlantic Lottery CEO Chr...Read More

Valorant Aims To Be The Next Big Thing In eSports

Ben Hamill - May 12, 2020

Riot’s Valorant may still be in its closed beta phase, but that doesn’t mean that the new tactical shooter game released by the creators of League of Legends isn’t perfectly primed to become the next big franchise in the...Read More

New Animal Crossing A Nintendo Sales Driver

Ben Hamill - May 11, 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons proved a massive driver of revenue income in terms of actual sales registered for the period leading up to March 31st for Japanese video games giant Nintendo. Despite current market difficulties, ...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

Microgaming To Launch More New Games In May

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2020

It seems as if leading casino software developer and market leader has quite the new-games collection up its sleeve for May. The developer certainly is making good on earlier promises of more games and more diversity than ever before bei...Read More

Valve Cancels The International

Ben Hamill - May 05, 2020

may be considered a lone survivor during a time of challenges untold, but even professional video gaming has not escaped the threat of an invisible enemy. Due to the mass-gatherings inspired by Valve’s annual flagship The Internati...Read More

Microgaming Praises Staff-Led PlayItForward

Ben Hamill - May 04, 2020

Now in its 6th year of operation, staff-led PlayItForward initiative has raised more than £120,000 in charitable donations, the majority of which was raised since the entire initiative was entrusted to the gaming giant&r...Read More

Microsoft’s Cross-Gen Policy Gets A Buff

Ben Hamill - May 04, 2020

The cross-generation games conundrum is a particularly sharp thorn in the side of many a developer. Re-creating a game originally created for a current-generation console, so as to make that game compatible with a last-generation console,...Read More

Xbox Series X Hailed The Dawn Of A New Era

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2020

So confident is Microsoft in the pure work of genius that is its new Series X console, that Xbox big boss Phil Spencer has described the latest Xbox innovation as a piece of equipment that will usher in the biggest change in gaming since...Read More

Epic Announces Massive Invitational Event

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2020

’s Epic Games may have been suspiciously mute and on the down-low until now, especially when compared with various major charity drive events recently spearheaded by League of Legends and EA’s FIFA in an attempt to keep high-p...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

Kamloops Councillor Wants iGaming Allocation

Ben Hamill - April 29, 2020

Times are changing and as the world of gaming heads in an exciting new direction, which just so happens to be mainly in the realm of the digital, the expectation is that certain other support-changes must necessarily be adopted too. This ...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

Valve Disarms CS Leak – Quiet About TF2

Ben Hamill - April 25, 2020

Remote code executions, which basically enables hackers to access any computer in any country by tapping into the software of a network-linked application or game, is a real concern for many gamers, professional as well as recreational. W...Read More

Kamloops Officials Want iGaming Allocations

Ben Hamill - April 25, 2020

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented solutions. And since land-based casinos are temporarily out of action, the municipality of Kamloops considers it due and proper that the BCLC should donate a portion of its proceeds to local com...Read More

Facebook Launches Gaming Ahead Of Schedule

Ben Hamill - April 22, 2020

At a time when the world appears suddenly a little too interested in crowning the next big banana bread baker, Facebook has been making the most of its time in an entirely different way. The social media giant has now gone live with its F...Read More

Introducing Absolootly Mad Mega Moolah

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2020

Microgaming’s is to the minds of many, arguably the best progressive jackpot slot ever created. And judging by the game’s popularity ratings, this certainly appears to be the case. And best of all is that thanks to the expert...Read More

Mixed Reality Game HoloVista Set For iOS Launch

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2020

To say that HoloVista, a new game from relatively new storytelling studio Aconite coming to iOS later this year, is based on a concept not all that different to , explains but a very miniscule part of what the experimental mixed reality g...Read More

Fortnite Announces Season 3 Roll-Out Delay

Ben Hamill - April 17, 2020

Fortnite may be one of the world’s most popular video games ever created, enjoying the patronage of literally millions, but that doesn’t mean that its completely exempt from the countless roll-out challenges faced by the entir...Read More

Microgaming Confirms New Inspired Agreement

Ben Hamill - April 17, 2020

Leading online gaming giant has now announced having concluded a new content agreement with the UK’s Inspired Entertainment Inc. The agreement provides that Inspired will distribute its games via Microgaming’s content aggrega...Read More

New #selfcare Game a Mental Health Hit

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2020

We could all do with a bit of peace and quiet right about now. But to many of us, “traditional” means of destressing can create even more tension, achieving the exact opposite of what we had set out to do in the first place. B...Read More

Nintendo Switch In Short Supply

Ben Hamill - April 14, 2020

Business as usual came to a screeching halt a little over a week ago when Japan declared, in what many consider overtime, a state of emergency. The country may have stopped short of the draconian measures implemented by some other world g...Read More

Realistic Adds 2 More Games To Quickfire

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2020

Established as far back as 2002, Reading-based only ever dreamt of distributing its games throughout the UK. But things have changed considerably since then and today, the once-small-town developer is a leading contributor to Microgaming...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

Sony’s New DualShock PS5 Controller Revealed

Ben Hamill - April 10, 2020

Sony’s PS5 console may only be making its way to our shores sometime between October and December this year, but this week the gaming giant treated its loyal band of fans to a first glance of its new . And to say that Sony has truly...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

Quarantine Efforts Lead To On Going Gaming Boom

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2020

There is no question that the spread of has turned the world upside down. Social distancing measures, stay at home orders and even outright quarantines have forced millions to stay indoors. Though, we can certainly all be thankful that t...Read More

Rockstar Pledges 5% Revenue To Covid-19

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2020

Online entertainment giant has pledged 5% of its monthly in-game generated revenue to the fight against the Coronavirus. Rockstar earns monthly online revenue from two of the most-played titles in the history of online gaming, namely Red...Read More

Microgaming Announces Thrilling April Slots Line Up

Ben Hamill - April 04, 2020

Leading casino games giant Microgaming isn’t about to allow the Coronavirus to spoil anyone’s gaming fun. The developer is continuing with business as usual, and has just released a rather stellar lineup of releases for the mo...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

Microgaming Annonce La Fermeture Du Réseau De Bingo

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2020

Cela fait à peine six mois que Microgaming a fermé son réseau de poker propriétaire, Microgaming Poker Network, et il est maintenant sur le point de fermer sa section de bingo. La société a d&eacu...Read More

Microgaming Announces Bingo Network Shutdown

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2020

Its barely been six months since Microgaming closed its proprietary and now its about to shut down its Bingo operations too. The company has said that the decision was made on the strength of it having headed in a new direction, being th...Read More

Call of Duty: Warzone Plagued by Cheaters

Ben Hamill - March 30, 2020

If there is one thing that free battle royale games struggle with the most, it has to be cheaters. Call of Duty: Warzone has just been released and has managed to attract millions of players in a very short space of time. That’s gre...Read More

CGA To Launch Pandemic Gaming Impact Survey

Ben Hamill - March 28, 2020

The gaming industry finds itself in murky waters the likes of which the modern world has not seen because of the Coronavirus global pandemic. Never before has the industry been confronted with anything even remotely similar to the current...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

Square Enix Wants To Help With Free Games

Ben Hamill - March 24, 2020

  Games publisher Square Enix is doing its bit to keep gamers occupied and with something to play during a time of self-isolation and other social challenges caused by the global Coronavirus outbreak. The company has announced that ...Read More

Online Gaming Outages As Covid-19 Spikes

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2020

Social distancing may seem like a whole lot of boredom to some, but to gamers, it’s the perfect opportunity to play catch-up with all of the latest titles as well as with long-time favourites. So much so that online gaming platforms...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

Sony Reveals Plans For Future Of PlayStation

Ben Hamill - March 16, 2020

Sony may have been headed for a second-year-in-row no-show at this year’s E3 (that was before the event got chopped because of ), but that apparently doesn’t mean that it hasn’t a trick or two up its sleeve after all. Th...Read More

E3 Cancelled In Wake Of Global Pandemic

Ben Hamill - March 13, 2020

The latest casualty is as disappointing to some as what an Olympic Games cancellation would have been to others (and very well may still turn out to be). The world’s biggest gaming convention, E3, has officially been cancelled. A g...Read More

Team17 Hits It Up With New Worms Teaser

Ben Hamill - March 12, 2020

New worms – new ways to play. So reads the feed posted by Team17 about its upcoming new Worm`s release. The developer even posted a teaser video to whet the gaming appetites and even though this isn’t really anything more tha...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

OLG CEO Stephen Rigby To Soon Be Replaced

Ben Hamill - March 10, 2020

The reign of current CEO Stephen Rigby has not been without controversy. In fact, his 5-year term at the Crown Corporation has been marked by little else. And the fact that Rigby is now on his way out of office; to be replaced as soon as...Read More

Twitter Bot Leaks New EA Star Wars Game

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2020

Bots. You gotta love’em, then hate’em, then love’em again. Unless you’re EA at present of course, in which case hating would probably be what you’d be going for. EA has not yet issued anything by way of a rep...Read More

More New Microgaming Slots Coming In March

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2020

is reaping massive rewards following the launch of its independent studio partner model a few years ago. The casino games giant is going all out on variety and volume, none of which would have been possible had it not been for the new ap...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

Hulu TV Comes To PlayStation 4

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2020

announced in October last year that it would be shutting down Vue in order to free up time and resources to focus on core gaming instead. Vue was essentially PlayStation’s streaming service. The TV service was first showcased at E3...Read More

Levi’s Hints At Nintendo Super Mario Deal

Ben Hamill - March 05, 2020

has dropped a bomb without dropping a bomb. True to the Japanese gaming giant’s old want of saying something without actually saying anything concrete at all, Nintendo has alluded to the fact that its “working on something&rd...Read More

Temtem’s Battle Pass Causes Uproar

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2020

Game development isn’t cheap. Which is exactly why free-to-play games have now other option but to annoy players with incessant advertising content. But even a constant stream of advertisers doesn’t guarantee long-term surviva...Read More

Why Social Media Wants Our Games

Ben Hamill - March 02, 2020

They’re where we go to connect and where we sometimes go to hide behind the anonymity of an alias not altogether unlike your typical avatar. They help us to vent and say our say without the immediate blow-back of having to “s...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

Valve To Release New Half-Life Alyx On VR

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2020

Valve was once the company that made the best ever, hands down. Their titles, from Half-Life to Portal, were universally praised on every level, with many even considering them genre defining. But then a rather unfortunate thing happened...Read More

Hasbro To Bring Back Classic 90s Handhelds

Ben Hamill - February 27, 2020

now may be a whale of a job better than the games those of a more mature variety had to make do with back in the days when the concepts of streaming and consoles with the ability to converse with other consoles would have been regarded a...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

Bethesda Follows Blizzard and Splits From Nvidia

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

Game streaming services may be the next big thing for the world of video games but what’s become quite clear too is that these are potentially the makings of some pretty nasty gaming politics. The latest bickering in the chicken cou...Read More

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gets The Hot Coffee Treatment

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

Red Dead Redemption 2 now has a Hot Coffee minigame of its own but Take Two Interactive and are having none of it. Explanation: the coffee isn’t really coffee and Take Two and Rockstar aren’t the ones responsible for having w...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

Ninja Advocates Anger And Rage In New Tweet

Ben Hamill - February 22, 2020

Not unlike the Trumpster, streamer Ninja isn’t doing the Internet any favours with his tweets. Ninja recently pulled yet another idiotic stunt when he proclaimed on social media that the only way to learn from your mistakes (presum...Read More

Video Game Industry Still Male-Dominated

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

To maintain that more men are into hard-core gaming than women is by now a fully debunked fallacy. Even so, female representation in the video games development industry remains seemingly limited. And that’s not to say that women ar...Read More

BCLC To Face VLT Class Action Lawsuit

Ben Hamill - February 20, 2020

There’s seemingly no leaving VLTs alone. And now that yet another class action lawsuit has been made to loom on the horizon by one Corina Riesebos of Kelowna, it’s this time round the that is being made to scramble for its we...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

Sony Still Silent On PS5 Price

Ben Hamill - February 19, 2020

The truth is that simply cannot afford to get it wrong. And by “it” we mean the Japanese gaming giant’s PlayStation 5 console. Notable too is the fact that the gaming giant has not yet come to the party regarding a pric...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

Gamers Disappointed By 5 New Stadia Games

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2020

Gamers are difficult bunch to please. But the unhappiness following Google’s announcement of 5 new games coming to may not be rooted in unreasonable expectations. Subscribers have not had a great deal to be sinking their teeth into...Read More

Epic Games CEO On Politics And Division

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2020

He’s perhaps the biggest name in the video games industry at present. We’re referring of course to big boss and CEO Tim Sweeney. He’s also a man convinced that that even though video games should by all means comment on...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

Microgaming Unveils February Game Line-Up

Ben Hamill - February 16, 2020

The word is officially out, and the news has broken. Microgaming has an entire selection of exciting new titles planned for 2020. The developer alluded to a big reveal earlier on this year but finally went the whole hog on the details at ...Read More

Microgaming Dominates ICE With New Content

Ben Hamill - February 15, 2020

Leading casino games developer positively shone at this year’s ICE London international casino games expo. The team all but dominated the new games presentation action and to sweeten the deal even more, attendees were actually able...Read More

Lack of Nintendo Direct Updates An Issue

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Google search “Nintendo Direct” and you’re bound to see results like, “When is the next Nintendo Direct?” and, “Will there be a Nintendo Direct in November 2019?”. It would be an understatement to...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

EA’s Bioware To Completely Redesign Anthem

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

EA-owned Bioware’s Anthem isn’t exactly the roaring success that the creative team behind the game had hoped for. In fact, judging by Bioware’s decision to temporarily halt all further updates and releases, the realisati...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

Release Date Revealed For Space Channel 5 VR

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

Sega’s Dreamcast masterpiece and cult classic Space Channel 5 is coming to VR. The news that a popular Sega title that wasn’t Sonic the Hedgehog was coming to VR was announced sometime last year but no official launch dates we...Read More

Switch Game Release Delay Caused by Coronavirus

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2020

Few people realise the sheer volume of work, money and creative prowess that go into the making of a single video game. And suffice to say, a lot goes on behind the scenes too. Which is why it’s a complete stump when something as se...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Vegas Single Deck Blackjack

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2020

Love but forever stuck between whether to play American or European variations of the game? Then no problem because Microgaming, in partnership with exclusive Microgaming independent studio partner Switch Studios, has just released Vegas...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

OLG Teaches Students About Problem Gambling

Ben Hamill - February 10, 2020

The , in partnership with Ontario’s Ministry of Health and non-profit organisation Check Your Reflex, recently allowed students at Morningside Avenue’s Centennial College campus to experience first-hand the potentially negativ...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

Why Online Gaming in Canada Continues to Thrive

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

Just about everybody is playing some sort of online video game. Which is why today, is a multi-billion-dollar industry world-wide. It’s no surprise to learn that the Canadian online gaming industry is a leading contributor to the g...Read More

Microgaming Reveals Plans For New GoT Slot

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

It’s true that there are more fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones now than ever before. That it’s a timeless classic is no secret and even though the final curtain has dropped on the Lannisters and the Targaryens, the show is ...Read More

Steam Smashes Its Own Two-Year Record

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

You know you’re pretty much the buzz and a big deal at that when you’re a personal record smasher in an industry the likes of the challenge that is the gaming industry. has done it again. The games streaming platform has offi...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

Microgaming To Launch deadmau5 Branded Slot

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2020

Microgaming has a number of top gaming ideas in the pipeline for 2020 and the announcement was made early on already that the year to come will be dominated by branded slot releases. The latest news is that the leading developer is curren...Read More

Console Kings Atari To Build 8 Gaming Hotels

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2020

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. So goes the old saying supposedly coined by the late Benjamin Franklin. Lucky for video game console pioneer , that knowledge certainly appears to be rooted in a tough-as-nails variety of...Read More

Blizzard May Have Gone Too Far with WoW Ban

Ben Hamill - February 04, 2020

Blizzard is for bummed. Bummed and badgering and soon possibly even busted. That Activision’s has this time gone way too far is a done thing. The latest controversial move by the creators of World of Warcraft and Overwatch is an ou...Read More

Microgaming To Develop 2nd Tarzan Slot

Ben Hamill - February 04, 2020

Microgaming is without a doubt one of the most player-conscious developers on the block today. Having piloted the very first back in the days when even the internet was a hot new concept, the Isle of Man-based gaming giant has been aroun...Read More

GVC Holdings Extends Microgaming Partnership

Ben Hamill - February 03, 2020

The latest big story making casino news headlines is that games giant Microgaming has extended its existing supply contract with global sports betting and casino games operator . GVC first partnered up with the gaming giant back in 2017. ...Read More

Biggest eSports Stadium Ever Is Coming To Canada

Ben Hamill - January 27, 2020

It’s an industry enjoying nothing short of a rabid and radical fandom. It’s massive investments and powered play. It’s audiences filling towering stadiums to maximum capacity. It’s the coming together of profession...Read More

Google Hints At Big Reveal At Games Event

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

Hot, happening and tremendously exciting is the news that may at long last be on the brink of launching its own video games initiative. Google announced earlier on this week that it will be hosting a special keynote event at San Francisco...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

Sony Teases Smart PS5 Controller

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

Imagine being able to bark commands at your and never again having to bother with a cumbersome and at-times bulky headset. Now imagine being never again having to leave a game when confronted by the ultimate anti-hero on conundrum-style ...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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Universal Teases Nintendo Theme Park Launch

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

Imagine being able to play “real-life” version of your favourite game. Talk about a childhood fantasy come true. The good news is that it needn’t remain a fantasy as Universal Studios Japan has announced that it will be...Read More

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

Streamers Swapping Twitch For YouTube

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

It’s nothing short of a walk over, but its one that’s part of the game in a booming market. earlier on this week announced that it had acquired the talent of three popular live-stream gamers. Gamers who will all three be movi...Read More

Andrew Burke Appointed Bluberi Gaming’s New CEO

Ben Hamill - January 21, 2020

Canada is home to some of the world’s best and for the longest time hidden specialist games studios in the world. And its no secret that ranks among the best that Canada has to offer; both locally as well as to international market...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

Mega Moolah Does It Again With Massive Slots Win

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Microgaming is in the business of creating wealth for players from all walks of life. And as far as massive life-changing jackpots go, few slots in the developer’s Progressive Jackpot Network top the perennially popu...Read More

The Most Influential Video Games In The Last Decade

Ben Hamill - January 05, 2020

From 2010 to 2020 there have been some major moves forward in the world of gaming. But some games made more of a splash, so we’ve revealed the titles that had the most impact for every year of the 2010s, and what mad...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

Riot Games Launches 3rd Party Games Label

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2019

League of Legends developer Riot Games appears to want to go full on franchise, much in the same way as what Blizzard has done. The latest news on the gaming circuit is that Riot will be publishing 3rd-party...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

Sony Launches New Collaboration Series

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2019

It has been said that 2020 will be a make-or-break year for many. Multiple industry movements and transitions are nearing fulfilment and next year certainly does appear to be shaping up as a deal maker or deal breaker ...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Slots Throughout December

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2019

Microgaming is officially in a festive mood and to anyone whose idea of a perfect Christmas is gaming content, this holiday season is going to be nothing short of spectacular. Boredom is indeed nowhere to be found this...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

How To Spoil A Gamer This Christmas

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2019

Gamers are generally a reasonably easy bunch to spoil, especially on special days like birthdays and Christmas, when spending just a little more than usual on a nice-to-have is regarded as perfectly justified. Christma...Read More

Microgaming Increases Table Games Offering

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2019

Microgaming has had a fantastic 2019 in online slots, thanks to a host of new titles from its elite indie studio club. Now, just in time for Christmas, the award-winning provider is in the throes of expanding its table...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

The Best Microgaming Slots Of 2019

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2019

Veteran software provider Microgaming and its elite creative partners launched a truly exciting selection of online slots in 2019. The best of them are a visual feast, complete with bonus features and special effects t...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

A Brand Agreements Year To Remember for Microgaming

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

2019 has been quite the year for leading online casino developer Microgaming. The company not only brought us some of the best slots available online today and at a variety of regulated operators all over the world, bu...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

Microgaming Announces MPN Closure Date

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2019

A few months back Microgaming made for quite the stir when it announced that it planned on terminating its Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) in 2020. This would be a permanent pulling of the plug, but the brand originall...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

Microgaming Introduces Alchemy Gaming

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2019

Online casino industry leader Microgaming has added yet another independent studio partner to the developer’s already impressive assortment of creative partners. This time round, it’s a studio by the name of Alchem...Read More

Rockstar Games Announces Secret New Upcoming Release

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2019

Rockstar Games has been closely guarding a secret that relates to the release of a new game. And sad to say, it’s not Grand Theft Auto 6. Not that GTA6 is off the cards, not by a long shot. Only that a secret game ma...Read More

NetEnt Partners With Onload Media’s New Ad Network

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2019

Movements in the iGaming industry that specifically relate to advertising have created a wealth of challenges for operators and other relevant parties over the course of recent years. Operators have been rapped over th...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

Microgaming Makes Summer Fun In Tiki Mania Slot

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2019

It may be snow-white cold outside, but that doesn’t mean that it necessarily must be freezing everywhere. And thanks to Microgaming’s latest slot, it’s just become a whole lot easier to allow the imagination to t...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

Red Star To Move From MPN To iPoker Network

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2019

Independent Russian online Poker room Red Star has announced that it will soon be leaving the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) and will be joining the iPoker Network instead. This move was supposedly prompted by Microga...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

Microgaming Unveils Rising Royals Slot

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

With the launch of their latest slot Rising Royals, Microgaming is going all out, and it’s all thanks to the creative prowess of independent studio partner Just For The Win (JFTW). This is of course the same creative...Read More

GTA In-Game Casino a Success

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2019

The casino feature in Grand Theft Auto (GTA) Online has proved to be a resounding success. Newly released financial results show that GTA Online set a new record for recurrent consumer spending, with a 39% increase. Bo...Read More

New Volatile Slot Released By Microgaming

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Judging by the looks of it, November and volatility get along like a house on fire at Microgaming. The leading online casino games software developer has just released its latest slot; developed exclusively by independ...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

China Enforces Video Game Curfews For Teens

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2019

The Chinese government considers itself a guardian of the mental health and overall well being of its teens and children. To this end, the country has now instituted time limits on playing online video games. According...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

Jungle Jim And The Lost Sphinx Is Now Live

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2019

There probably isn’t such a thing as a fan of adventure-style slots that isn’t familiar with the special antics and adventures of Microsoft’s Jungle Jim. The best news ever is that the iconic Jungle Jim is offici...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

Hard Rock Wants To Educate Teens About Games

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2019

Casino brand Hard Rock International has teamed up with training and education specialists EduNetwork Partners and together the duo has launched The Game Plan Challenge. What the challenge essentially is a competition-...Read More

Digitain Breathes New Life Into Sic Bo

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

Leading iGaming developer Digitain is breathing new life into the legendary Asian game of Sic Bo. The developer has obviously implemented every conceivable strategy to retain the classic nature of the well-loved dice g...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

Gaming Studios Not Served By Tax Credit Cuts

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2019

Provincial government’s decision to axe various tax-rebates in Alberta as part of a 4-year plan to slash the income tax rate from 12% down to 8% may seem like a good idea on paper, but this is not true for all busine...Read More

Ninja Theory Focuses On Mental Health Games

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2019

Mental health issues have been explored in variety of wonderful ways that have in turn led to simple and practical solutions leading to the overall improvement of the lives of many. And let it not be said that the gami...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

How Gaming Technology Is Paying It Forward

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

It’s a versatile sector, and a giant global success at that. It’s rated a top form of entertainment and relaxation, and at $131 billion in revenue generated every year, it now officially generates more money than w...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

Google Calls Dibs On Quantum Supremacy

Ben Hamill - October 26, 2019

Google, among others, has been chasing the quantum supremacy dream for years. And if a statement of findings published very recently in the scientific journal Nature is anything to go by, then the search engine giant a...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

YouTube Founder To Launch GreenPark Sports

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

Chad Hurley isn’t the kind of man to lay all of his cards on the table in one go. The YouTube founder has been secretly working on his latest spat of pure genius. What we do know is that Hurley has been toying with t...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

Riot Games Announces 5 Planned New Releases

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2019

Riot Games has become synonymous with its one smash hit released in all of 10 years: League of Legends. That’s a decade’s worth of simply riding the wave of super success. But despite what anyone may have been thin...Read More

FlowPlay Launches Gamers vs. Cancer Charm

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2019

All throughout the month of October players frequenting American games developer FlowPlay’s Vegas World will have the opportunity to buy a special American Cancer Society-branded in-game charm. The special initiative...Read More

Microgaming Launches New 9 Masks of Fire Slot

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2019

There’s nothing quite like the intense tribal beats of an African Bongo drum to set the invigorating tone that something really big is about to happen. Combine this with fire and reels ablaze and what you get its non...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

Canada Museum Helps Launch Game On Switch

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2019

Scientists are often heard bemoaning the fact that science is perceived as being an interest only enjoyed by the intricately academically-minded and as such, has lost much of its potential appeal when talking everyday ...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

Google Stadia Founders Edition To Launch In November

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2019

Those who had pre-ordered a subscription to Google’s Stadia Founders Edition will be able to crank up the gaming action by as early as November 19. This isaccording to an official announcement made by the search engi...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

Ubisoft Turns Video Games Into TV Animations

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2019

Brand partnerships such as the one between Netflix and Epic’s Fortnite, also referred to as “crossovers” are nothing new and have for the longest time been employed; and significantly and effectively so; as marke...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

NetEnt Live Partners With Anti-Fraud Specialists

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

Let it not be said that NetEnt isn’t going all out on the anti-fraud front. The casino games development giant has enlisted the services of an anti-fraud expert called Live Fraud Solutions in order to protect its new...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

Marvel’s Avengers Game To Star Kamala Khan

Ben Hamill - October 08, 2019

Fans of Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel, had better gather round because the character has been confirmed as being one of the playable characters of the upcoming Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics Marvel’s Avengers Game. T...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

Microgaming Unveils New Boom Pirates Slot

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2019

Microgaming has officially launched its new Boom Pirates slot, created exclusively for the casino games giant by independent games developer Foxium. The game tells the story of Captain Mary and the Jolly Roger, with he...Read More

Microsoft To Re-Enter The Mobile Market

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2019

Microsoft is getting back into the mobile phone business. Which is something that really would have been quite natural a step, as the majority of big-tech corporations have a horse in the mobile phone race, had it not ...Read More

Sony Cuts PlayStation Now Monthly Fee By 50%

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2019

Sony has announced that it’s slashing the monthly cost of a subscription to its cloud streaming gaming service by a whopping 50%. The tech and gaming giant made the surprise announcement as part of an obvious attempt...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

Microgaming Signs Deal With Realistic Games

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

Microgaming’s award-winning signature Quickfire platform needs no introduction whatsoever. Its been hailed as industry defining and true pioneering in global gaming. Which is why the team at Realistic Games is over t...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

MADD Canada Has A Clever VR Trick Up Its Sleeve

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2019

It’s one thing to be teaching kids about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, but now that cannabis has been legalised in Canada, it’s important that the concept behind the lesson be extended so as to includ...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

Microgaming Releases Book Of Oz Slots Sequel

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2019

Those who enjoyed Microgaming’s celebrated Book of Oz slot will be happy to know that the casino games giant has just released the second chapter in the acclaimed series. Book of Oz Lock ‘N Spin was developed for M...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

Microgaming Announces MPN Total Shut Down

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2019

Microgaming’s MPN (Microgaming Poker Network) will soon be a thing of the past. The casino games giant recently caused a real stir when it announced that it has decided to permanently shut down MPN come 2020. Microga...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

Microgaming Launches Aurora Wilds Slot

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2019

This week, we don’t only get to thank our lucky stars but also to follow them all the way to the glorious majesty of the Northern Lights. Microgaming has just released the very first title developed by its newest ind...Read More

Microgaming Introduces Neon Valley Studios

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2019

Innovation, choice and quality in gaming. These are the three pillars of its core strategy, says casino games giant Microgaming. And its from this desire to re-invent an innovate that was born the independent studio mo...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

Microgaming Reveals New Banana Odyssey Slot

Ben Hamill - September 10, 2019

Microgaming has just released its new Banana Odyssey slot, developed exclusively for the casino games giant by independent studio partner Slingshot Studios. The game follows the adventures of chimp space travellers Chi...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

Nintendo Opens SNES Games To Online Members

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2019

Familiarity breeds contempt. Or so at least the old saying goes. But as it turns out, not always. Games giant Nintendo has come up with rather foxy way of ushering those afraid of change into a new era. More specifical...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

PEGI Responds To NBA 2K20 Age Outrage

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

The cat is wreaking havoc in the chicken coop following the release of the official trailer and age rating for the upcoming new NBA 2K20 video game by games developer Visual Concepts. The authority for the implementati...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

Microgaming Welcomes Rootz Ltd. To The Fold

Ben Hamill - September 01, 2019

Leading casino software developer and distributor Microgaming continues to improve on its global reach. The developer enjoys the support of a rapidly expanding network of licensed operators, with the latest to have bee...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

Microgaming Unleashes New Relic Seekers Slot

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

It’s time again for another big slot reveal, and this time round its Microgaming’s fantasy-themed Relic Seekers. The team behind the superb new creation is independent developer Pulse 8 Studios, a team mandated spe...Read More

New Genesis Mini To Be Released Soon

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2019

It was the stuff that dreams were made of. Being gifted your very first Sega Genesis console. Owning one of these bad-boys meant instant popularity among friends in the 80s and 90s. So popular did the console turn out ...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

theScore - Class A Shares Process Now Closed

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Toronto-based theScore has declared its previously announced Class A shares private placement process officially closed. The company has said that the intention behind the sale of the shares is so that capital and resources may be freed u...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

Digital Era Dawns For Board Games

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2019

Gen Con is board games heaven. And this year’s annual board gamers’ conference really struck a chord with tech-lovers too. The transition from analog to tech has been a slow one in the board games department but judging from t...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Tiki Vikings Slot

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2019

Even Vikings need a tropical island vacation away from the shackles of a standard workweek every once in a while. Just ask a band of Tiki Vikings, created as a Microgaming-exclusive by independent development house Just For The Win (JFTW)...Read More

Sportradar Poised To Transform Formula 1

Ben Hamill - August 09, 2019

Gamblers who also happen to be high-speed motor racing enthusiasts had better listen up because Formula 1 has made a very exciting announcement indeed. Having realised the need for better and more intense engagement with the sport, the F1...Read More

Pokémon Go Reaches 1 Billion Download Mark

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Japan’s Pokémon Company has released a number of videos in Japan as part of a celebration of its many successes, including the fact that Pokémon Go has, since its July 2016-launch, been downloaded more than 1 billion t...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

Apple’s Credit Card Not Gambling Friendly

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2019

Apple is finally ready to launch its long-anticipated credit card. Apple’s first foray into the world of commercial banking, announced in earlier this year in March, is made possible thanks to a partnership with investment bankers G...Read More

Trump Blames Violent Games For Shootings

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2019

Video games are to blame for the recent mass-shootings in El Paso, Texas. Video games, white supremacy and racism, said US President Donald Trump, are the main elements at play in violent America. Rather fresh coming from a man who at the...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

Zynga Reports Above-Average Revenue For Q2

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

Its that time of the year again. When all is revealed, and everything laid bare in the world of financial reporting. With the second quarter of 2019 now behind us, its time for a Q2 revenue show-and-tell. Social casino games giant Zynga h...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

New Black Shark 2 Pro Gaming Phone Hits the Market

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2019

Gaming phones may be a concept that is at this stage yet to be explored by the gaming masses, but judging by the rise in popularity, it’s a concept that isn’t showing any signs of a sudden death. The uninformed can often be he...Read More

Bhuga Crowned Fortnite Solo Finals Champion

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

North American Fortnite champion Kyle “Bhuga” Giersdorf may only be 16 years old, but he is now a wealthy 16-year-old thanks to his having won the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals and $3 million in prize money. The competition ...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

Is Fortnite The Spanner In Microsoft’s Works?

Ben Hamill - July 26, 2019

Fortnite appears to be horrendously overplaying its hand. World events are getting bigger and bigger as the months fly by but viewers; whether by fault or default; simply aren’t keeping up. Product owner Epic Games quite understanda...Read More

BCLC Releases Record Figures For 2018-2019

Ben Hamill - July 26, 2019

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation recently released its latest revenue and income figures and as it turns out, a collective sigh of relief is perfectly in order. The BCLC, despite having noticed and reported a slight decline in the...Read More

GTA V’s In-Game Online Casino Goes Live

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto is a hot-commodity video game. In fact, GTA V, its current release, is the third best selling video game of all time, beat to it by only Minecraft and Tetris. The current version of the game hit the $1 bi...Read More

Microgaming Launches Break Away Deluxe Slot

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Do you count yourself to be a supreme and die-hard ice hockey fan? Then remember to thank Stormcraft, independent developer for software giant Microgaming, because the smash hit ice hockey slot Break Away has made a comeback and its time ...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

How Blockchain Is Infiltrating Our Games

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

The global gaming industry is a rapidly evolving landscape and has undergone a complete metamorphosis since characters like Donkey Kong and Super Mario first blasted onto the scene. Mario, for one, is no longer a single dimensional charac...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

Asus To Release Phone Made In Gamers Heaven

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2019

It’s more than just a visual masterpiece; it’s a celebration of mobile gaming performance and its officially expected to be its closest competitor on steroids. Wondering what we’re on about? Introducing the new Asus ROG ...Read More

Microgaming Unveils Magic Of Sahara Slot

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

Dreaming of a visit to the celebration of space and raw desert heat and natural beauty that is the mighty Sahara? Then look no further, because Microgaming’s new All 41 Studio-developed Magic of Sahara slot is about to blow your Nor...Read More

Microgaming Jackpots Hit €89M+ in 2019

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

We’re only but a little more than halfway into the year and already 2019 is hailed as a super success in Microgaming circles. The games giant has over the course of the past 6 months awarded more than a million wins via its Microgam...Read More

MPN’s Fish Party Celebrates 3rd Birthday

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

This month, it is officially three years since casino games giant Microgaming first launched its Fish Party Sit & Go progressive jackpot tournaments. The tournaments are run under the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) banner and it&rsqu...Read More

Jungle Jim And The Lost Sphinx Slot Coming Soon

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

When Microgaming first released its iconic Jungle Jim El Dorado slot we were glued to our devices for days on end. The good news is that thanks to the progressive creative superpowers of the stellar team that is Microgaming independent pa...Read More

Ottawa Man Plans To Invest Bulk Of Lotto Win

Ben Hamill - July 16, 2019

What better way to ensure that one is able to retire on time and to do so in comfort too than by winning the 6/49 Jackpot Lottery draw? Just ask already retired Ottawa citizen and self-professed regular Lotto player Richard Sobkowicz. The...Read More

Microgaming On The Case With Sherlock Slot

Ben Hamill - July 16, 2019

The creators of Castle Builder II and Crystal Rift have come up with yet another slot extravaganza. This time round its mystery and detective style adventure and its Rabcat’s Sherlock of London slot doing its thing under the Microga...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

Nintendo Announces Switch Lite Launch Date

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

The long wait is over. Nintendo has finally announced the launch date for its new Switch console, albeit a much smaller and in many ways more limited version of the original namesake release. Nintendo’s new Switch Lite is focused so...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

Father’s Account Drained by In-Game Purchases

Ben Hamill - July 13, 2019

UK-based father of four Thomas Carter has lashed out against in-game purchases after his children drained his bank account while playing the popular video game FIFA. According to Carter, his children spent hundreds of pounds trying to &ls...Read More

Nintendo Comments On Cloud-Based Games

Ben Hamill - July 12, 2019

Japan gaming giant Nintendo may not have gone full on cloud-streaming gaming tech as has been the case with Google and Microsoft and even Sony, but that doesn’t mean that it hasn’t recognised it to be the way of the future. It...Read More

Only 4 Phones Set To Support Stadia

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2019

It appears as if Google may have been overreaching a little when it initially proclaimed that the very essence and attraction of its soon-to-be-launched Stadia games streaming service is the fact that thanks to Stadia, players will be abl...Read More

Interactive eSports Experience A First

Ben Hamill - July 09, 2019

The worlds of gaming and music are connected by an entire sub-sector of mutual fans. And its this passionately shared interest that has sparked a brand new interactive cross-activity collaboration that is being driven by a partnership bet...Read More

Stranger Things In Fortnite’s Island

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2019

As with many other good things, it all started with an ice cream store. And if you’re wondering what ice cream and an ice cream store have to do with gaming, then its time to think bigger. Epic’s Fortnite and Netflix cult hit ...Read More

Why Crypto May Just End Up Saving The Game

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2019

The global gaming industry has been stuck dead centre in the micro-transaction war for what literally feels like ages. There’s an anti-gaming, anti-spending, anti-everything activist around every corner and not a single element of i...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

Loto-Quebec Gets Ready To Celebrate 25 Years

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2019

This year marks a special milestone for national Lottery operator Loto-Quebec, as the operator will soon be celebrating its 25th birthday. In order to spread as much joy and celebration as possible Loto-Quebec, the operator wil...Read More

Microgaming Launches New Village People Slot

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

When talking the 70’s disco music movement, one of the first bands that come to many people’s minds is The Village People. This was the kind of music that instigated crowd participation, whether it was forming the letters of t...Read More

EA Compares Loot Boxes To Kinder Eggs

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

EA Vice President of Legal, Kerry Hopkins, has defended loot boxes by drawing a comparison with Kinder Eggs; the chocolate eggs with the hidden toy in the center. Hopkins recently, along with a number of representatives from other role-pl...Read More

eSports Team Reportedly Involved In Match Fixing

Ben Hamill - June 27, 2019

Traditionally, its mostly been cricket that has suffered thanks to the burden of having to put out the match fixing fires and trying to eliminate the scourge from its midst. But common knowledge dictates that wherever the unpredictable an...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

Paysafe Named Payments Processor Of The Year

Ben Hamill - June 26, 2019

New Jersey’s Monmouth Park Raceway was the location of the recent inaugural edition of the American Gambling Awards, and it certainly did turn out to be a glitzy and glamorous affair. Payment solutions provider Paysafe was honoured ...Read More

Microgaming Launches The Smashing Biscuit Slot

Ben Hamill - June 25, 2019

Microgaming is bound to strike more than just a couple of chords with its new The Smashing Biscuit slot. Developed for the iGaming giant by independent studio PearFiction Studios, the new slot is full up on striking punk rock tunes and ri...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

Ubisoft Launches Subscription Service Uplay+

Ben Hamill - June 23, 2019

French video games publisher Ubisoft, responsible for top hit franchised titles like Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancey’s Rainbow Six, is the latest big games corporation to have joined the subscription service movement.  U...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

GLI The Latest Organisation To Join The CGA

Ben Hamill - June 21, 2019

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is the top institution in Canada when it comes to the advancement of the local games industry. The latest entity to have joined as a member of the association is Gaming Laboratories International (GLI...Read More

Microsoft’s Scarlett Xbox Remains A Mystery

Ben Hamill - June 18, 2019

When talking Project Scarlett with Microsoft, one cannot help but get the feeling that to the tech-giant, the future is always “tomorrow” regardless of time ticking away, because every in-depth question posed about the new Xbo...Read More

Why Music Is Pure Gold To YouTube

Ben Hamill - June 18, 2019

Gaming may be big on YouTube; even to the point that it classifies as the content streaming platform’s fastest growing vertical; but music is YouTube’s most profitable commodity. This according to search engine and data and mu...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

Callidus Capital To Sell Off Bluberi Shares

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Canadian gaming software provider Bluberi Gaming has been making regular news headlines, but for all the wrong reasons. Bluberi alleges that private equity firm Callidus Capital Corporation ultimately caused its final undoing for having d...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

Microgaming Launches Le Kaffee Bar Slot

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Microgaming has just released a brand new slot, and this time round, it’s a game that will leave coffee lovers asking for more. The development giant describes its new Le Kaffee Bar as having been “brewed exclusively by All41 ...Read More

New Microgaming Bingo MD

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

Casino industry giant Microgaming has made known the identity of its latest appointee. The man of the hour is former Instant Win Gaming (IWG) Chief Commercial Officer Leon Thomas. Thomas will step into the position of Managing Director of...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

Microgaming Launches New Dragon Shard Slot

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

Independent development studio Stormcraft Studios, a team that also happened to give Agent Jane Blonde returns as well as Fortunium, has been confirmed as having launched a brand-new slot under the Microgaming banner. Dragon Shard is a fa...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

YouTube Gaming Discontinued

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2019

May 30th has marked the end of an era. YouTube Gaming is officially no more. Last year, YouTube made the announcement that it planned to shut down its games-only division due to the fact that it had been the making of a lot of ...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

Pokémon Company Announces New Sleep Game

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

If you’re one of the fortunate few who regard sleep as one of life’s guilty little pleasures, and have the time to spare, then good news is headed your way. The Pokémon Company has let a sneaky little cat out of the bag...Read More

Gaming Disorder Now A WHO-Classified Disease

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

Does gaming take precedence over some other areas of your life to the point that your playing continues even when you know that you really should be doing something else instead? Then, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), you...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

Panic Releases New Indie-Style Hand-Held

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

If the Game Boy-style charm and 8-bit adventures of days gone by are loving memories to your present mind (adult or otherwise), then you may want to listen up because there’s a new kid on the retro-style hand-held console gaming blo...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

Microsoft And Sony Announce New Partnership

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

Its reasonably safe to assume that Google’s announcement of its plans to launch its own cloud-based games streaming service will have ruffled some feathers in the global games market. The market has for the longest time been a race ...Read More

Two New Table Games Hit Microgaming Casinos

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

iGaming software developer Microgaming has once again set about redefining the online casino experience it offers its players. This time, two brand new table game releases are on the cards for the supplier, both of which are now available...Read More

Borgata Group Launches NJ Sports Platform

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2019

The pride of Vegas, namely the Borgata Casino Hotel & Spa, has announced its entry into the world of online sports betting in the state of New Jersey. Borgatasports.com is officially live and promises to bring a world of sports bettin...Read More

Raptor Kawhi Leonard Beats The Game 7 Buzzer

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2019

Wise old folk often say that too much of a good thing is no longer any good. We’re taking the liberty of adding: unless your name is Kawhi Leonard. The Toronto Raptors forward recently proved that the legacy of the f...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

Yggdrasil Releases First YGS Masters Game

Ben Hamill - May 20, 2019

When award-winning software developer Yggdrasil Gaming first announced its YGS Masters programme, the venture was described as an initiative that aims to bring together the industry’s most innovative and creative minds in order to e...Read More

GCGC Reports Impressive Figures To Investors

Ben Hamill - May 17, 2019

It’s that time of the year again. As we move towards the second half of the year, all and sundry are eager to inform investors of the state of their investments and what to expect when looking ahead to the second half of the year as...Read More

The Loot Box Controversy Rages On

Ben Hamill - May 17, 2019

The control of in-game spending lies with parents and not with children. This is one of the arguments offered by the global video industry’s Entertainment Software Association as part of its loot box defence, and why loot boxes, in ...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

Lara Croft® Temples and Tombs™ Slot Now Live

Ben Hamill - May 16, 2019

Have a secret crush on Lara Croft, everyone’s favourite Tomb Raider? Then say no more, because a brand new instalment of our heroine’s adventures has hit the ether. It’s all thanks to Microgaming’s visionary partne...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

Microsoft To Show Braille Controller At E3

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2019

Microsoft has revealed just a sample’s worth of information about its latest patent, but it’s been enough to attract its fair share of attention. The tech and software giant’s latest idea ties in perfectly with the compa...Read More

Sonic Gets A Make-Over After Internet Poll

Ben Hamill - May 13, 2019

Sonic The Hedgehog may be able to achieve a family-friendly rating yet, and it’s all thanks to the Internet. Not long after the release of a two and a half minute trailer for the upcoming new Sonic The Hedgehog film, internet users ...Read More

Tiidal Gaming Selects Modano As Ambassador

Ben Hamill - May 13, 2019

Canadian eSports giant Tiidal Gaming Group has a new investor and brand-ambassador, and its none other than NHL star and one of hockey’s ultimate hall of famer’s, Mike Modano. Modano is one of the most celebrated players ever ...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

Dreamtech Joins YGS Masters Program

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

It’s a lucky number six for Asia-focused online games developer Dreamtech. The developer recently became the 6th external studio partner to be included in Yggdrasil’s YGS Masters programme. The Malta-based studio ha...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

Microgaming’s PlayItForward Exceeds All Expectations

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

It’s been exactly a year since casino software giant Microgaming took up the challenge of social responsibility in a dedicated and fresh new way by inviting employees to be the ones to nominate charities who they consider in need of...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

EveryMatrix Closes Deal With CT Interactive

Ben Hamill - April 29, 2019

We’ve seen our fair share of iGaming partnerships and its always quite interesting to return to a certain situation a few years on and evaluate that partnership and what it has been able to achieve. It’s very seldom that a sit...Read More

Colorado Wants In On Sports Betting Too

Ben Hamill - April 28, 2019

Sports betting and the promise of a whole new world of excitement have changed the way we do entertainment. The US finally abolished the ban on legalised sports betting when the US Supreme Court declared PASPA void, and ever since, it&rsq...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

Social Media Blurring Lines Between Gambling and Gaming

Ben Hamill - April 25, 2019

A pressing need for a better regulated gambling system in Ireland is manifesting itself in far-reaching ways, including new questions being raised about social media platforms, and specifically the fact that the system, which is essential...Read More

Microgaming Teams Up With Realistic Games

Ben Hamill - April 24, 2019

If only a single brand is going to be latched onto, then let that brand be Microgaming. It’s a small but significant secret to success in the iGaming industry, with Microgaming being one of the most recognised brands in the industry...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

Demolition Of Future Cascades Site Underway

Ben Hamill - April 19, 2019

It’s the beginning of a brand-new era for the community of Delta. After months of preparation and navigating kilometres of red tape, Delta finally cleared the final hurdle when the demolition of the Delta Town and Country Inn finall...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

MPN Welcomes Ascensus LLC To Its Fold

Ben Hamill - April 18, 2019

The Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) is quickly carving a name into online gaming history books, and has progressed from a sideline initiative to a mainstream online Poker force that compares with the best of them worldwide. Microgaming is...Read More

Microgaming Debuts New Ancient Fortunes: Zeus Slot

Ben Hamill - April 17, 2019

Popular Greek mythology once again takes centre stage in an online slot and this time round, it’s something to really look forward to as Ancient Fortunes: Zeus is the result of a collaboration between Microgaming and contracted part...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

Microgaming’s Fish Party Sit ‘N Go Pays Big

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2019

Fishing trips are great fun and many enjoy the activity as a means to relaxation. But we’re willing to bet that no fishing trip is able to beat Microgaming’s Fish Party Sit ‘N Go progressive jackpot when it comes to big-...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

Patagonia Confirms Digitain Content Deal

Ben Hamill - April 04, 2019

The team at Patagonia Entertainment needs little introduction. The brand has earned a name for themselves for creating intriguing and exciting iGaming solutions for the global market, and they have a particular focus on Bingo. Now, they h...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

Drake Lends Helping Hand To eSports Start-Up

Ben Hamill - April 02, 2019

Canadian rapper Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, is well known for his interests in sports and gambling. It now seems as if Drake has found the perfect combination; the world of professional video gaming, also known as eSports....Read More

Microgaming’s Classic New Take On Roulette

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2019

Microgaming has issued an official press release on the software giant’s website to announce the launch of the first game in what it refers to as a new generation of table games. The title is unpretentious, and class is obv...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

Microgaming Launches Zombie Hoard Slot

Ben Hamill - March 15, 2019

Who would have thought that being in a state of neither dead nor alive would prove to become so popular in the 21st Century? Zombie pop-culture is now officially a thing, and many television and entertainment companies have tak...Read More

Microgaming Launches Bookie Of Odds Slot

Ben Hamill - March 14, 2019

Microgaming never fails to impress, and thanks to the latest online and mobile slot created by Triple Edge Studios, it appears that the developer has done it again. This time around in true horse racing style. It’s a typical day at...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

BCLC Says North Shore Not A Current Option

Ben Hamill - March 14, 2019

British Columbia’s North Shore area is no longer being considered as a viable option for a new casino development. So says the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, the very same institution that had as recently as 2016, had giant p...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

NFL’s Adam Jones Behind Bars for Cheating At A Casino

Ben Hamill - March 08, 2019

The Rising Sun Casino in Indiana is the reason behind NFL player Adam “Pacman”
Jones having had to spend a night behind bars, following accusations on the part of the casino’s management that Jones had been cheatin...Read More

Gaming Industry Promotes Social Awareness in the Workplace

Ben Hamill - March 07, 2019

According to a study conducted by the US Chamber of Commerce foundation, the details of which were recently released by the American Gaming Association, the US gaming industry ranks well ahead of other commercial role-players when it come...Read More

Wazdan Announces Microgaming Content Deal

Ben Hamill - March 07, 2019

In the competitive world of gaming software development, everyone’s secret prayer is in all likelihood very much in the same vein; being in some way connected to the pioneers of online slots and the very first online casino owner ev...Read More

BOSS Gaming Secures Microgaming Content Deal

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2019

BOSS Gaming enjoys the support of gaming industry experts that have more than 80 years worth of experience in the entertainment industry. Its founders ensured that only the best possible foundation would prevail, and it shows when conside...Read More

Split Omaha May Be Coming To PokerStars

Ben Hamill - March 05, 2019

If a recent report is to be believed, player may soon have the opportunity to kick their four-card playing sessions up a notch thanks to a brand-new novelty game in the PokerStars pipeline. PokerStars appears to be going all out with a su...Read More

Saanich Re-Enters Race For A New Casino

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

Now that Victoria is no longer a runner in the race for another casino, the Saanich area is one again back in play. Those who have been following new casino development news may recall that it was actually the British Columbia Lottery Cor...Read More

Wasaga Residents Want To Keep Money At Home

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has put its money on the small town of Wasaga Beach and has repeatedly confirmed its commitment towards the community. And yet, residents remain worried about one very important aspect: the exact location...Read More

NGCB Sticks To Its Guns Re Pre-Season MLB Bets

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

The MLB (Major League Baseball) appears to be, for the first time in many years, concerned about bets placed on pre-season contests. It recently filed an application with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), to the effect that it want...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

Polly Craik Officially Vacates Liquor & Lotteries Chair

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2019

A fundamental disagreement. This was the only official reason offered by Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister for Polly Craik’s having exited the chair of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries. The premier did kindly hint at the fact that her s...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

Rock Out This March with Rockabilly Wolves Slot

Ben Hamill - February 19, 2019

Boasting some impressive graphics and a theme unlike any other you will have encountered in an online slot, Rockabilly Wolves from Microgaming is set to be a highly entertaining and profitable experience! The new title will be hitting sel...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

Gaming Stocks to Watch in 2019

Ben Hamill - February 10, 2019

There are a few casino and gaming companies that are set to grow significantly in 2019, all thanks to the renewed popularity of the gambling industry. The global gambling industry was valued at $450 billion back in 2016, and is expected t...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

Microgaming Announces IWG Partnership Deal

Ben Hamill - February 08, 2019

It’s true; we’ve been in love with Microgaming’s award-winning slot concepts for a very long time. We enjoy the subtle nuances, the bold themes, the accessibility and the smooth flow of their slots. In short, we’re...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

New Ancient Fortunes: Zeus Microgaming Slot Coming Soon

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2019

It won’t be too long before Microgaming fans can enjoy yet another new title from the behemoth developer. Ancient Fortunes: Zeus is set to debut at casinos this February, and will offer massive potential payouts and godly graphics t...Read More

Microgaming Prepares to Wow at ICE 2019

Ben Hamill - January 31, 2019

Anyone who’s anyone in the iGaming industry is gearing up to show off their latest innovations at ICE 2019 in London. Microgaming will of course be there as well, unveiling a fresh range of vibrant new content and revamped classics ...Read More

NextGen’s Gorilla Go Wilder Slot Unveiled

Ben Hamill - January 30, 2019

NextGen Gaming is at it again, creating epic new slots for their players to experience. The latest release from the international iGaming giant is Gorilla Go Wilder, an action-filled sequel to their original Gorilla Go Wild title. Now av...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

Microgaming Announces New Shogun of Time Slot

Ben Hamill - January 26, 2019

Microgaming and Just For the Win have announced that a brand new slot is on the way for a February release! Shogun of Time will reportedly be an action-packed title with a unique Japanese cyberpunk theme and a slew of innovative bonus rou...Read More

Betsoft Gears Up for ICE 2019

Ben Hamill - January 20, 2019

Online casino gaming specialist Betsoft will be bringing its A-game and its full portfolio to London for the upcoming edition of ICE Totally Gaming. Guests at the world renowned expo will have the chance to enjoy the developer’s inn...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

JPJ Group Enters Regulated Swedish Market

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2019

It seems like online gambling companies from all over the world are jostling to grab a piece of the newly regulated Swedish market. Just a few days ago, Canadian giant The Stars Group revealed the news that two of its cornerstone brands, ...Read More

Foxium and Microgaming Launch Newest Slot

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2019

The latest release from premium Isle of Man slots developer Microgaming has officially gone live. The Great Albini promises players in Canada and beyond a spellbinding gaming experience, not to mention an amazing glimpse into the world of...Read More

The Stars Group Goes Live In Sweden

Ben Hamill - January 11, 2019

After being granted a license from Swedish regulator Lotteriinspektionen late in 2018, Canadian gaming giant The Stars Group (TSG) has officially entered the country’s regulated iGaming sphere. TSG’s flagship online poker bra...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

$16 Million Lotto Winner Drawn

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

Sometimes we need a reminder of just what is at stake when we buy lottery tickets – and a massive jackpot is often just the ticket! Most recently, one extraordinarily lucky player over in Calgary managed to score a jackpot worth man...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

Cash In Cool Wins with the New Icy Gems Slot

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

When the festive season swings around, you can be sure that Microgaming will be right there with some fantastic new slots for their players to enjoy. Naturally, 2018 was no different, with the famed developer releasing Icy Gems: its ninth...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

SG Corp’s Gavin Isaacs Resigns

Ben Hamill - December 23, 2018

Some changes appear to be headed in the direction of Scientific Games Corporation’s internal management structure. Vice Chairman Gavin Isaacs has reportedly decided to step down from his position, as well as to relinquish his seat o...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

Quickspin Debuts Ivan and the Immortal King Slot

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2018

How many online slots do you know of that are inspired by Russian fairy tales and folklore? Well, if that’s the kind of theme that you’d love to see more of, you’re in for a treat thanks to Quickspin’s latest relea...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

Loto-Quebec Scammed Out of $1m

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2018

Canadian gambling operator Loto-Quebec is reportedly investigating a scam that defrauded it out of more than $1 million dollars. Surprisingly, the province’s state-run gaming entity kept this information on the down low for months b...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

Microgaming’s Poker Network Launches in Bulgaria

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2018

Isle of Man iGaming giant Microgaming is back with news of yet another exciting expansion into European terrain. This time, the world’s leading software provider has revealed that it has gone live with the National Lottery AD in ord...Read More

iGaming Fraud Solution Headed For ICE London

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2018

We’re all, each and every one of us, very much at risk of falling prey to fraudsters and their unsavoury activities, especially in the age of the Internet, when most of us leave some form of a digital footprint out there. Online cas...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

Sir Mix-a-Lot To Star In New Bluberi Slot

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2018

Celebrity super-stars are warming up to the idea of being associated with casino brands, which is good news as it indicates higher levels of acceptance of the industry. The latest celeb to have added his name to the growing list of star-a...Read More

Microgaming Soapbox Race Confirmed for 2019

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2018

Isle of Man-based software giant Microgaming is renowned for the development of high quality games, and the team strives to bring new ideas to life with their superb range of slots. But the company isn’t only interested in looking a...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

Microgaming Unveils New Action Ops: Snow & Sable Slot

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

We’re heading into our favourite time of the year: December and the Christmas holidays. It’s all about the festive season, giving, the snow, the lights, and Santa. But for us, it’s our favourite time of the year because ...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

MRG Launches 1st In House Slot

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

MRG, formerly known as Mr Green, recently established its own in-house game development studio on the back of its far-reaching international success. Now, the studio has officially released its very first online slot: Hammer of Fortune. ...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

Hard Rock And GiG Enter US Sports Betting

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2018

It’s an innovative partnership built on equal capability and a shared passion for the entertainment business, and the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City and the Gaming Innovation Group joint venture will soon ensure the iconic...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

BC & First Nations to Split Gaming Earnings

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2018

The government of British Columbia has pledged to share their provincial gaming revenues – and more of the power to boot – with indigenous First Nations communities within their borders. All BC First Nations tribes will thus ...Read More

Blast Off With Microgaming’s New Astro Legends Slot

Ben Hamill - November 30, 2018

Developed exclusively for Microgaming by the Foxium team, Astro Legends: Lyra and Erion is a refreshingly neon slot with plenty of action to share. Officially launched for desktop and mobile on Wednesday, 21 November as part of an exclus...Read More

Microgaming Debuts Showdown Saloon Slot

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2018

Western themes have always been extremely popular in a slots context, and when it comes to popularity, there’s no better developer of smash hit games than Microgaming. The UK developer has been extremely busy of late, making a slew...Read More

Microgaming’s Crystal Rift Slot Goes Live

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2018

Microgaming has been at it again! This time, the world-leading iGaming software supplier has something uniquely shiny and valuable for its players to enjoy; namely, its new Crystal Rift online slot. The graphically rich new title has bee...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

iGaming’s 2018 Payment Trends

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2018

The year so far has been filled with unique innovations in the iGaming sphere, many of which were highlighted by the recent SiGMA conference. The event interviewed professionals from the financial technology sector in order to gain more i...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

Microgaming Partners with Switch Studios

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2018

Microgaming is planning to spice up it’s offering of online table games with its latest iGaming innovation: Switch Studios. The new, independent game studio will create content exclusively for the UK-based supplier and its clients f...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

Mega Fortune Dreams Slot Pays Out Big Win

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2018

Swedish supplier of iGaming technology and solutions has recently revealed that it managed to make one of its players over in Britain a very happy instant millionaire last month. The player in question was enjoying a few spins on the de...Read More

Vayo Drops Fraudulent Lawsuit Against REEL

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2018

Gordon Vayo, the iconic 2016 WSOP runner-up and popular online poker player, has reportedly dropped his former lawsuit against the parent company of PokerStars, Rational Entertainment Enterprises Limited (or REEL) after it was revealed th...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

Black Hawk Deluxe Slot Hits Online Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 17, 2018

Creator of iGaming software Wazdan has revealed yet another new addition to its growing library. This time, the developer is proud to launch its latest slot, Black Hawk Deluxe, which is packed with memorable graphics, big bonus rounds and...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

Wheel of Fun Debuts at FunFair Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2018

By fusing together a combination of highly popular game mechanics, the developers at FunFair Technologies have supplied players with a thrilling new online casino game packed with winning potential. Called Wheel of Fun, the brand new rel...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

Galactus’ MPL App Attracts Major Funding

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2018

According to a report published by VCCircle, India-headquartered Galactus Funware Technology PVT Ltd has finally finished a Series A funding round that attracted some big-name investors into the mix. Galactus operators a virtual skill-ba...Read More

Loto-Quebec Enjoys H1 iGaming Revenue Rise

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2018

The provincial gambling operator of Quebec, Loto-Quebec, has reported an increase of almost one third in its online gambling revenue for the first half of the 2018 fiscal year. Recently, the gambling monopoly posted revenues of $1.39 bil...Read More

Casinos Aiming To Be More Female-Friendly

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2018

Traditionally, gambling has always been viewed as a gentleman’s pastime, with characters like James Bond setting the scene by playing dynamic games of baccarat and roulette with a gorgeous gal in attendance. Interestingly, there was...Read More

US Casinos Mull Cross-Border Operations

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2018

Casinos in the US state of Pennsylvania (PA) have used up 28 of the available 39 interactive gambling permits during two recent application periods. The 11 permits now remaining for the state represent tens of millions of dollars in poten...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

Global Gaming Shifts Focus to B2C Operations

Ben Hamill - November 09, 2018

Global Gaming has made a surprising announcement in a recent press release. The company has decided to terminate its current white label operations in order to better focus its efforts on its business to customer (B2C) business arm. The ...Read More

Peter Scudamore Gets His Own NetEnt Slot

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2018

iGaming software developers have long been partnering with commercial brands and icons to keep their online slots fresh, fun and interesting. This long-time trend has led to a long line of games being released based on various entertainme...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

Lucha Legends Slot Hits Microgaming Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2018

Drawing inspiration from Mexico’s favourite iconic sport, Microgaming has begun to entertain players from the squared circle with their latest slots release: Lucha Legends. Hosted and narrated by five of Mexico’s most iconic ...Read More

Slots Audio-visuals Study Reveals Interesting Findings

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2018

A new study published last week has revealed that the bright flashing lights and catchy electronic sounds that emanate from electronic gambling machines (EGMs) – also known as slot machines or pokies – could prompt players to ...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

William Hill Looking To Buy MRG

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2018

British betting brand William Hill is reportedly aiming to purchase online gaming firm Mr Green & Co for a consideration of £242 million (around $308 million). According to the popular bookmaker’s CEO Philip Bowcock, the ...Read More

NetEnt Joins the Halloween Craze

Ben Hamill - November 03, 2018

It was just over a month ago when Swedish iGaming giant NetEnt entered the Canadian market through a pioneering deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. Now, with a fresh new Halloween-themed release, players will be able to ex...Read More

Pumpkin Patch Brings Spooky Slots Wins

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

Visit Habanero’s inviting Pumpkin Patch this Halloween season to harvest up a sensational offering of free spins, expanding wild symbols, and wins that are counted both ways across the reels. Pumpkins have always been a huge part o...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

Sparkling Wins Await in New Romanov Riches Slot

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2018

Microgaming’s latest slots release is set to impress with sparkling gems and riches beyond players’ wildest dreams. Developed by Fortune Factory Studios specifically for the Isle of Man gaming giant’s casino partners, th...Read More

Blockchain’s Massive Potential in Gaming

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2018

The world of gaming is focused heavily on Blockchain technology at the moment – but what does this mean for the industry and its future? Plenty of news agencies have been speculating on the futures of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin ...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

Aspire Launches Microgaming Bingo Games

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2018

Malta-headquartered online gambling platform Aspire Global has now officially taken content live in Denmark. The top-tier content, which includes the Isle of Man developer’s full suite of online bingo games, is now available for re...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

Side Games Make Online Bingo Even Better

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2018

Whether you’re playing at your favorite or a licensed Canadian online casino, almost every offering you’ll find will come accompanied by a few action-packed side games. Some are offered to keep you entertained between draws, ...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

Record €317k Win for MPN’s Fish Party S&G

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2018

The Fish Party €20 jackpot has reportedly struck for a massive, record-smashing prize. One lucky player managed to score an impressive windfall of €317,849.78, showing just how far twenty bucks can take you with a bit of luck o...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

Microgaming’s Bingo Coming to Betsson

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2018

Online gambling giant has reportedly signed an exclusive content deal with UK content supplier Microgaming. As a result, Betsson’s online gaming and betting platforms will soon offer the aforementi...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

iSoftBet Unveils New The Dalai Panda Slot

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2018

iSoftBet is an expert when it comes to the creation of uniquely themed online slots. The developer’s latest title, The Dalai Panda, is no exception, giving players a glimpse into the mystical world of one all-powerf...Read More

ICE Africa Event Makes Debut

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2018

The upcoming ICE Africa gaming exhibition coming up this month will be the first of its kind. Attracting visitors and representatives from over 91 countries across the globe, including 25 African nations, the inaugural ev...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

GiG Reveals Fresh New In-House Slot

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2018

In the latest , GiG has officially released its first ever in-house created game, launching it to its partner casino operators around the world. The new release, titled ‘Wild Reels’, falls un...Read More

Gala Completes Rebranding to Buzz Bingo

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2018

Gala Leisure, one of the UK’s largest bingo operators, has finally completed the rebranding of 103 of its land-based clubs to the new ‘Buzz Bingo’ brand. However, that’s not all th...Read More

Wazdan Unveils Hot 777 Deluxe Slot

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2018

After nearly a month without a fresh new game to offer its players, popular iGaming software developer Wazdan has now revealed the launch of its latest online slot: Hot 777 Deluxe. The brand new game fuse...Read More

Microgaming Pairs Up with Fortune Factory

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2018

Over the past year, premium iGaming content developer Microgaming has endeavored to team up with various smaller partner studios in a bid to add to its already extensive portfolio of games. Most recently, it is Fort...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 Mental Health Training Raises Awareness

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2018

Over in the Isle of Man, developer has been working closely with the Lisa Lowe Center to bring mental health awareness training to its staff. The company has created the program as part ...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

US Elections May Impact Online Poker

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2018

In just a few short weeks, voters across several US states will be casting their votes to decide the fates of various pressing issues. These include, among other things, online poker and sports betting. Right now, it is t...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

Nevada Gaming Revenue Hits a Low In August

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2018

The absence of the Money Fight in August meant fewer visitors to Nevada, and with those smaller numbers came the state’s weakest numbers this year. The state’s total gaming win dropped 7.7% from $989.5m to $913m year-on-year. ...Read More

Idemia to Supply Canadian Lottery Terminals

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2018

Enhanced gaming is coming the way of Canadian players in retail outlets around the country. Augmented identity leader Idemia has been chosen by the to provide 10 700 new lottery terminals. According to reports, the OLG hopes the camera-...Read More

Evoplay Unleashes Necromancer VR Slot

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2018

What does a cunning sorcerer; ghoulish spirits and sacrifices have to do with gambling? Everything, if you are playing the Necromancer, the pioneering Virtual Reality slot launched by Evoplay Entertainment. The long and short of it is th...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

NetEnt to Enter Regulated Canadian Market

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2018

After reporting exceptional growth in its latest financial report, Stockholm-listed expert in casino software development NetEnt has recently revealed its entry into two new, regulated iGaming markets. In...Read More

New Wicked Tales: Dark Red Slot Unveiled

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2018

The fruitful collaboration between UK giant Microgaming and independent studio Triple Edge Studios (TES) has already created two highly entertaining slots releases: Halloween and Playboy GoldRead More

GiG Awarded Security Certification

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2018

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has reported been awarded the prestigious ISO 27001:2013 certification after spending months enhancing its Information Security Management System, or ISMS. T...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

Trustly and GiG Partner Up

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2018

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) recently teamed up with premium payment supplier Trustly to incorporate its cutting-edge Pay N Play system to its gaming platforms. The new system allows pla...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

MuchBetter Payments Coming to Stars Group

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2018

Online and mobile payment service firm MuchBetter revealed this week that it has signed an exclusive new partnership with Canadian iGaming giant, . Under the terms of the fresh new deal, the payment service provider will supply their sec...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

Quebec Fights Against Supreme Court Ruling

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2018

The government of Quebec is reportedly planning to appeal the Supreme Court’s ruling that stated that its amendments to online gambling bans are ‘unlawful’. The aforementioned law requires ISPs to block players’ a...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

Global Regulators Clamp Down on Loot Boxes

Ben Hamill - September 20, 2018

Gaming firms have been seeking out increasingly creative ways of earning extra cash from gamers over the past couple of years, and now, they have turned their sights to video games to achieve this. The sector’s latest trend is the ...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

Sidewinder Slot Hits the Web

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2018

Premium developer Microgaming has now expanded its fresh September offerings with yet another new title. Sidewinder is an engaging new slot developed by Just for the Win that features a number of exciting twists for some unexpectedly fun ga...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

DDoS Attacks Hit 888Poker Before XL Series

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2018

The notorious group of women and men donning ‘fsociety’ masks struck again this week, this time hitting 888Poker with a series of catastrophic DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks. The saga has rocked the online gambli...Read More

Slingshot to Create Content for Microgaming

Ben Hamill - September 17, 2018

Online gaming software giant Microgaming has been collaborating with countless independent developers over the past few months in an attempt to provide as much diversity and fun to its players as possible. In line with this vision, the f...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

Microgaming to Release Village People Slot

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2018

In the latest news to come out of Microgaming’s professional studios, the iconic software developer has now finalized an exclusive new licensing deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment. The culmination of this agreement? A brand ne...Read More

Booming & Microgaming Ink Deal

Ben Hamill - September 10, 2018

Malta-based supplier of premium online and mobile slots Booming Games has an exciting announcement for its players and stakeholders alike. According to a recent press release, the developer has now officially partnered with Microgaming in...Read More

PokerStars Removes iDEAL for Dutch Players

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2018

News has now emerged that Canada-based PokerStars operator The Stars Group informed its Dutch players last month that the popular iDEAL payment method would soon be removed from the local version of the poker site. In a message sent to i...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

Play ‘n GO Brings Street Magic to Slots

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2018

In the most recent move from , the company has aimed to bring back some old-fashioned magic into the world of online slots. The developer’s latest creation is appropriately called Street Magic, and aims to magically fill players&rsquo...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

Mega Moolah Jackpot Exceeds $12 Million

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2018

Mega Moolah is arguably Microgaming’s all-time most, gaining a reputation over many years for its massive and frequent jackpot payouts. The title is famous for making countless online casino players into instant millionaires –...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

Microgaming’s Iconic Soapbox Race is Back

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2018

Entries have now officially opened for the 2018 Microgaming Soapbox Race, which will be held in Douglas, Isle of Man on Saturday, September 1 at 6pm. The action-packed fundraiser has returned, and this year’s event promises to be b...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

How iGaming is Maintaining Growth in 2018

Ben Hamill - August 26, 2018

It’s clear to see that the over the past few years. iGaming websites have gone through various technological evolution, and the rapidly changing global technology landscape has also assisted the industry in becoming one of the most...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

Microgaming’s New Slot Leaves Players Feline Fine

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2018

Looking at the Internet today, the popularity of cats is hard to deny. There are thousands of photos and videos of tenacious felines online, which always bring plenty of positive responses from their viewers of all ages. Staying true to ...Read More

Host Games Building Blockchain Protocol

Ben Hamill - August 09, 2018

Host Games is a platform for online gaming that is powered by blockchain. It allows its users to host a variety of real money fare with the simple click of a button, have bet over US$100 million, and they have big news! An announcement w...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

New Microgaming Slots to Expect in August

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2018

After a slew of thrilling recent slots releases like Poke the Guy, Fortunium, and Cashoccino, Microgaming is once again busy in its development studios creating even more fun for its Canadian players. So far, it looks like there are fou...Read More

Microgaming Celebrates New HQ’s 1st Anniversary

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2018

has marked its first anniversary at its Isle of Man headquarters by burying a time capsule. Chief Executive Officer, CEO, John Coleman celebrated the milestone together with his staff on campus on the 1st of August by putting a time caps...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

Canada’s Gaming Industry Keep Growing

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2018

Although America’s gambling market still outstrips Canada’s when it comes to size, the Canadian industry is growing at such a rapid rate that it could soon begin to rival its US counterpart. The local market performed particul...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

Microgaming Reveals New Poker Client, Prima

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2018

Isle of Man giant is currently celebrating the launch of its brand new poker client, Prima, on the Microgaming Poker Network. The new product has been engineered to provide a premium gaming experience to players both in Canada and other...Read More

Social Casinos Spur On Growth Of Real Money Games

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2018

Social casinos have taken hold of the global gaming market in a big way. These digital platforms supply branded entertainment to players, and in turn act as excellent marketing and data-capture channels for operators. Essentially, one of ...Read More

Exciting New Robin of Sherwood Slot

Ben Hamill - July 30, 2018

Not to be confused with the 1980’s television series starring Michael Praed and Jason Connery, Robin of Sherwood is a brand new and totally unique online slot created by Microgaming and its partner studio Rabcat. The recently relea...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

The Welcome at All Jackpots Casino is $1600 and 150 Free Spins

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2016

There are 700 Games at All Jackpots Casino Including Progressive Jackpots

All Jackpots Casino was established in 2000. It is one of the premier online casinos featuring more than 700 great games devel...Read More

The Welcome at All Jackpots Casino is $1600 and 150 Free Spins

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2016

There are 700 Games at All Jackpots Casino Including Progressive Jackpots

All Jackpots Casino was established in 2000. It is one of the premier online casinos featuring more than 700 great games deve...Read More

Canada's Team in Wheelchair Curling

Ben Hamill - January 27, 2015

This year’s Canadian National Wheelchair Curling team that will compete in the World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Lohja, Finland between February 7 and 13, will have a somewhat different makeup than the teams that have dominat...Read More

Toronto Maple Leafs at the Halfway Mark

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2015

The National Hockey League (NHL) season has reached the halfway mark. It's a long season; the teams play 82 games before the playoffs start. Given that the season is so long, each team will go through up periods and down periods. The ...Read More

Canadian National Junior Hockey

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2015

Congratulations to the Canadian National Junior Hockey Team that defeated the Russian team to win the International Junior Championship at Air Canada Centre on Monday.  It was the first time the Canadian juniors had...Read More

Nordic Winter Festival at Prince George, BC on January 11

Ben Hamill - December 31, 2014

Prince George British Columbia may be far away from the big cities; it is a full 800 km north of Vancouver and the same distance west of Edmonton. Yet, Prince George is a center of winter sports activities for the entire family. In and ar...Read More

World Winter Masters Games

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2014

Where do athletes, from the internationally-known to average competitors, go when they can no longer compete with the new generation of whippersnappers? One place athletes who love competition can continue to compete is the World Masters ...Read More

Ring in the New Year at the Canadian University Ringette Championships

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2014

The Canadian University Ringette Championships will be held from December 28 to December 31. The tournament will be hosted by the University of Calgary Dinos Ringette Club. The games will be played at the Markin MacPhail Centre, Winsport ...Read More

Legalized Sports Gambling in Canada

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2014

Legalized Sports Gambling in Canada – the C-290 Bill

The issue of legalization and regulation of sports betting was thought to be dead with the failure earlier this year of the C-290 bill that would have...Read More

Remembering Jean Beliveau

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2014

Remembering Jean Beliveau – a Gentle Giant in a Violent Sport

Hockey is a sport known for its latent violence.  The puck is hard and travels at speeds close to or exceeding 100 kph.  Skates and sti...Read More

Giving Tuesday 2014

Ben Hamill - December 01, 2014

Giving Tuesday 2014 – Join and Give

For the second year, on the day after Cyber Monday, when gamers find great bargains on gaming hardware and software, gamers and everyone else in Canada will celebrate Giving Tuesday...Read More

Volunteer for the 2015 Canada Winter Games

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2014

Coming Soon

The 2015 Canada Winter Games are fast approaching. They will be held in Prince George, BC from February 13th to March 1st 2015. This will be the first time the Winter Games will be hosted in British Columbia. To insu...Read More

Ludo Board Game Convention in Gatineau

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2014

One of the more popular and upcoming Canadian gaming events will take place this weekend from November 21st to November 23rd. Canadian gamers from all regions will participate in the attractive, exciting, and just plain fun Lud...Read More

World Lottery Summit 2014

Ben Hamill - November 03, 2014

Few things in the gaming industry are more exciting than the World Lottery Summit 2014, and it's coming very soon. The World Lottery Summit 2014 will take place in the Rome Cavalieri from November 2-5 2014. The setting couldn't be more pe...Read More

Canadian Gaming Awards 2014

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2014

June Awards Ceremony

The Canadian Gaming Awards 2014 took place in June. This year the awards ceremony was the culmination of a Gaming Summit that took place in Vancouver. During the week of the Summit there are conferences and ...Read More

Responsible Gaming

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2014

Almost every pleasure filled and exciting venture or activity that we undertake has its limits. Although sitting down to a huge steak dinner every night may be a delightful treat for our taste buds, our waist and cholesterol levels will c...Read More