GiG granted affiliate vendor registration in New Jersey
The registration will enable the company to send traffic to regulated casinos and sportsbooks in the state.

GiG signs distribution agreement with Relax Gaming
Relax Gaming will take all games from GiG Games and plans to release the first game on its platform in Q1 2019.

APCW Perspectives: Regulation, addiction and standard poodles
As operators try to adapt to a fluid landscape, many webmasters are working twice as hard just to keep up.

iGaming's Fire & Ice returns in February
On 6 February, the iGaming's social gathering will have more than 100 performers and will channel the rock culture of the '80s.

Twin takes on Fast Track CRM
Fast Track has a proven track record of delivering fully managed services to iGaming companies and has recently started offering its CRM solution as a standalone product.

4StarsGames launches affiliate with Income Access
Income Access will leverage its knowledge and experience to provide affiliates with guidance in their promotion of 4StarsGames and its online casino products, including slots, table games and live casino.

AffiliateINSIDER joins All-In Diversity Project
The partnerships the initiative is targeting will be about extending reach globally to new sectors of the industry as well as new geographical regions and markets.

GiG agrees to deal with Lotto Warehouse
The company will add a lotto vertical to their portfolio of gaming products through the Megalotto start-up backed by Optimizer Invest, with Lotto Warehouse being the exclusive games provider.

BETR announces new affiliate program
When a bettor loses in this affiliate, a percentage of the bettor’s losses are automatically paid by the smart contract from the layer to the affiliate’s wallet.

Ladbrokes launches affiliate program with Income Access
The Ladbrokes Coral Partners affiliate program will be powered by Income Access’ affiliate software platform, as it continues to optimize growth and acquisitions across its internationally recognized brands.

APCW Perspectives: Cover ups and glitches
It seems one British bookmaker paid "hush money" to keep information away from the U.K. Gambling Commission. Then the same operator paid off players for a "glitch" in their system.

LeoVegas launches Swish in Swedish market
With the launch of the payment service, LeoVegas’ transaction costs in the Swedish market are expected to decrease significantly.

Microgaming content now live in Sweden
The online gaming supplier introduced a bespoke solution to the market via its award-winning entertainment platform.

Governor Rick Snyder vetoes Michigan online gaming bill
On Friday, the Michigan governor vetoed nearly 40 bills, including House Bill 4926, which would have legalized intrastate gaming from Michigan’s state commercial and tribal casino operators.

Global Gaming and Zimpler enter agreement
Global Gaming plans to go live with Zimpler during the first quarter of 2019 on existing brands in Sweden.

Michigan becomes 6th state to regulate online gambling in the U.S.
The bill includes provisions for the legalization of real-money internet casino gaming in the state, as well as internet sports betting. It will now be presented to the Governor of Michigan and may then be signed into law at the Governor’s discretion.

Green Gaming Forum in Malta hosts conversation about sustainability
In a new edition of Green Gaming Forum, Anna Romboli, Chief Communications Officer at NetEnt, and Rikard Rinaldo, head of communications at Mr Green Ltd, talk about sustainability.

Gaming Innovation Group awarded two Swedish licenses
One license will be used for its in-house brands such as RIZK, GUTS Casino, Highroller, Thrills Casino, Kaboo and Betspin, and the other license will be offered to its external customers.

Twin signs portfolio deal with IGT
Twin Affiliates announces its new partnership with IGT whereby the company will add IGT PlayDigital’s digital game collection to Twin’s content roster.

Bitcasino.io adds new website design
The online casino has responded to customer feedback by adding a new purple mode for players who want an extra splash of color during their gaming experience.

LeoVegas recruits Avshalom Lazar as Chief Compliance and Legal Officer
Avshalom served most recently as Group Head of Legal and Compliance for Fortuna Entertainment Group and will assume his new position in April 2019.

GiG applies for Spanish license
Gaming Innovation Group will enter the Spanish market with both its B2C and B2B offering and is aiming to launch in H2 2019.

GiG's key dates for reverse share split
With reference to the announcement on 11 December, the shareholders of Gaming Innovation Group Inc. have resolved to perform a 10-for-1 reverse share split.

APCW Perspectives: Snow blankets, ad bans and stars
This week we're covering stories from America, where the Stars Group has everything they want for Christmas.

Bethard granted gaming license in Sweden
The Swedish Gaming Authority announced that Bethard, with its associated white labels, has been granted a Swedish license to operate as of 1 January 2019.

LeoVegas to enter Spain during Q1 2019
Spain has been a locally regulated gambling market since 2012, and LeoVegas has now submitted a license application for casino and sports betting.

MRG granted licenses in Sweden for Mr Green and Evoke Gaming
The licenses include the iGaming sites Mr Green Casino, Redbet Casino, Vinnarum Casino, Bertil and Mama Mia Bingo.

This Week in Gambling: The threat to state-regulated sports betting
J. Todd analyzes the threat to state-regulated sports betting that's coming from a new bill by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch.

APCW Perspectives: Crackdowns continue
The U.K. Gambling Commission has issued fines to several operators, online gambling in Sweden is set to explode, and the U.S. Congress considers oversight of sports betting.

Irish Poker Open 2019 announced
The event will take place from 15-22 April in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. The buy-in for this event will remain at €1,025 plus €125, and the festival will once again feature a full schedule of events.

Blackbet partners with Income Access
The sports betting operator will integrate Income Access’ affiliate software for the launch of an umbrella affiliate program for its Nigeria- and U.K.-facing brands in Q1 2019.

Mr Green wins Rising Star in Sports Betting 2018
At the SBC event, Mr Green was also highly commended for its Green Gaming focus. Mr Green’s Sports players are now also benefiting from its unique Green Gaming predictive tool.

Green Jade Games introduces Hammer of Fortune
The new slot is the first game of the Adventure Slots series from Green Jade Games, a company in the MRG Group.

MRG's new global esports community
GLHF.GG is a site which focuses on entertainment, streaming, gamification and betting on esports. The site is expected to go live in the first quarter 2019.

APCW Perspectives: iGaming news from on high
We're ascending to new heights with this week's iGaming news, coming from America and Britain.

Green Jade Gaming launches slot with Mr Green
Hammer of Fortune is a 6x4 slot game that includes free spins and a second chance at triggering cash pots.

LeoVegas among first to receive gambling license in Sweden
Starting 1 January 2019, only companies that have been granted a license will have the right to conduct gambling activities in Sweden.

UKGC takes action against online casino operators
The U.K. Gambling Commission has imposed nearly £14 million in penalties on three companies when they failed to put in place effective safeguards to prevent money laundering and gambling-related harm.

GiG signs sportsbook contract with Hard Rock International
Hard Rock has chosen the full suite of GiG’s sports betting services including GiG Sports Connect, GiG Trader and GiG Goal for its Atlantic City property.

Southern Gaming Summit dates announced
The conference, from 7-9 May, will be held primarily at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, with additional events being held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi and Fallen Oaks Golf Course.

Fantasy sports in Europe tackled at SiGMA
This year's European Fantasy Sports Summit, held on the second day of SiGMA, will showcase a string of Daily Fantasy Sports evangelists and business owners who will delve into the issues surrounding DFS.

SureBet247 and Income Access relaunch affiliate program
In addition to its traditional sportsbook and casino products, SureBet247 also offers live betting, virtual games, eSports wagering and an array of features exclusive to the mobile offering.

Betting on Sports America partners with IAGA
The International Association of Gaming Advisors has agreed to support the first running of the event in New Jersey from 23-25 April 2019.

APCW Perspectives: Gambling news & wild turkeys
This week's gambling news comes to us from the U.K., where operators are cracking down on themselves.

NetEnt enters Denmark with Mr Green
NetEnt will deliver its range of network tables, including Live Roulette, standard Blackjack and Common Draw Blackjack to Mr Green’s Danish players.

Realistic Games partners with bet365 in Denmark
Realistic’s first batch of games, including Time is Money, 8th Wonder, Sunrise Reels, Sunset Reels and Symmetry, are all now live with the operator.

Pariplay announces content partnership with High 5 Games
Through this partnership, H5G’s full suite of proven slot content will be integrated into Pariplay Fusion, a comprehensive state-of-the-art solution.

Traffic Label launches affiliate program with Income Access
Through its integration with Income Access’ affiliate software platform, SlotsAffiliates.com will look to optimize growth and acquisitions across its six network brands.

Global Gaming appoints new CFO
Niklas Jönsson has extensive experience working with growth companies in iGaming, most recently from his position as CFO for Evolution Gaming Malta.

Pragmatic Play ready to showcase at SiGMA
Debuting the latest release Ancient Egypt Classic, Stand P154 will also host a slot tournament, featuring top prizes including an iPhone XS Max and a GoPro Hero7 camera.