Current and future trends in the online casino industry
With technology moving faster than ever and an influx of younger players entering the market, online gaming operators need to move quickly to ensure they provide what their target audience desires.
Bonus spins week at Intertops Poker
From 10-16 May, slots players can take up to 100 bonus spins on featured games Reels of Wealth, Faerie Spells, Fruitbat Crazy and Viking Voyage.
APCW Perspectives: Statistics and significance
This week, J. Todd takes a look at some statistics from the online gambling industry, and how important they are probably depends on your position in the industry.
GAMING1 hires new Chief Creative Officer
Ricardo Viana’s 25 years of gaming industry experience includes a successful tenure as Creative Director for Play’n Go, where he oversaw the company’s development pipeline.
Catena Media acquires Lineups.com
Lineups.com supports bettors by providing confirmed and projected starting lineups and rosters for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, US sports leagues and for fantasy sports.
King Billy Partners with Triple Edge Studios
In result of the partnership, players can expect a new and valuable gaming experience with several new slots available.
BC.Game Affiliates join GPWA as platinum sponsor
The BC.Game Affiliate’s platform launched in 2020. The main target market is Asia, but there are plans to expand into other markets soon. The program’s crypto casino, BC.Game Casino, includes a diverse portfolio of over 700 casino games.
24/7 Partners joins GPWA as gold sponsor
24/7 Partners online casino portfolio includes a selection of international brands: 7Signs Casino, 5Gringos Casino, and AmunRa Casino.
Evolution goes live with several brands
Evolution today announced that it has gone live in the U.K. with online casino services for Entain plc group’s Ladbrokes and Coral brands, with the Gala Casino and Gala Bingo brands to follow.
Fiesta Time casino contest at Intertops Casino Red
During the $120,000 Fiesta Time casino bonus contest, players will compete with each other for $30,000 in weekly prizes, winning up to $500 every week until 31 May.
EGBA urges Germany to avoid anti-competitive tax rates
The European Gaming and Betting Association warned that a proposal by the German Bundesrat to introduce a 5.3% tax on online poker and slots stakes would undermine the key objective of the country’s new online gambling regulations.
Better Collective acquires Action Network
Sports betting media group, Better Collective, today announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Action Network for $240 million on a cash and debt free basis.
Pariplay signs agreement with lottery operator Tenlot Group
The deal will see Tenlot Group’s lotteries gain access to Pariplay’s Fusion platform which features over 12,000 games from global suppliers.
bet365 rebrands affiliate program to bet365 Partners
bet365 is fully committed to enhancing its relationship with its marketing partners by providing industry leading products, insight and tailored market support.
May slots tournament at Intertops Poker
Until 10 May, all players will automatically earn tournament points when they play Take the Bank, Gold Canyon, Gears of Time and Stacked from Betsoft.
APCW Perspectives: Industry regulations and recovery
As American gaming makes a fast and strong recovery from the pandemic, casinos in Europe still struggle. Plus, could tougher, stricter gambling regulations in the U.K. actually make the industry more valuable?
Convergence Strategy Group sponsors the 2021 Southern Gaming Summit
Convergence Strategy Group is proud to sponsor the casino gaming industry's return to in-person events with the 2021 Southern Gaming Summit at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi on 4-6 May.
Casino Marketing Boot Camp portfolio grows
Led by Vince Manfredi, a longtime gaming and hospitality marketing executive, the workshop will be held on 12 May and 28 July 2021.
Pariplay’s content heading to BtoBet’s platform
Aspire Global has taken yet another strategic step by finalizing the integration of Pariplay’s Fusion platform to BtoBet’s platform.
Paysafe selects AWS for its strategic cloud services
The specialized payments platform announced it signed a global multi-year agreement with Amazon Web Services as part of its strategy to become a fully cloud-based payments provider.
UK Gambling Commission suspends Nektan license
The suspension follows an ongoing section 116 review into the operator, as the UKGC suspects Nektan (Gibraltar) Limited breached conditions of its license, that it is unsuitable to carry on the licensed activities.
APCW Interview: Partners.io zoom interview
J. Todd speaks with Medina Bada from the Partners.io affiliate program about the many benefits for webmasters who choose to work with them.
US regulators not betting on crypto, yet
U.S. regulators have kept the cryptocurrency involvement in the gaming community on the back burner for quite some time. However, according to Jeff Ifrah, that may change.
iGB Live! to host new features
The event, which is scheduled to take place at the RAI, Amsterdam from 28 September - 1 October, will become the first major face-to-face gaming event of 2021.
Buzz Bingo teams up with Rightlander
Buzz Bingo has become the latest tier one operator to partner with leading compliance experts, Rightlander.com, to boost its responsible gambling capabilities.
Using technology to fight financial crime
While the fight against money laundering and financial crime continues in the online gambling world and beyond, many in the industry are looking at new ways to fight back.
Intertops Poker adds Safari Sam 2 to portfolio
From 23-25 April, Intertops Poker is giving all active players 10 bonus spins to check out the five-reel, 50-payline game.
APCW Perspectives: Anniversaries and reviews
The U.K. Government is set to investigate the failure of the Football Index, and the actions of the Gambling Commission is response to the collapse.
APCW Interview: Affiliate game development from Chetu.com
J. Todd speaks with Joe Maltese, National Sales Manager at Chetu.com, about its unique approach to working with webmasters to develop proprietary games at affordable prices.
Caesars Entertainment completes acquisition of William Hill
The transaction gives Caesars ownership of one of the world’s leading betting and gambling companies and gives the company the ability to maximize the opportunity within sports betting and online gaming in the U.S.
Intertops Casino Red adds news progressive slot
Until the end of May, the online casino is giving players up to $5,000 to try the new game that includes a progressive jackpot starting at $250,000.
1xBet sees $2 million pay out
A lucky player wagered roughly $238 on an accumulator comprising of 44 events. The bet hit, paying out over $2 million to the player who bets exclusively on football.
AffiliateINSIDER CEO to host free affiliate marketing masterclass
Taking place on 26 April between 4pm and 5pm, Lee-Ann Johnstone's webinar will provide a detailed insight on how to get your partners to perform at their peak gained from over 25 years of experience.
APCW Perspectives: UK betting shops reopen
The long awaited opening of betting shops in the U.K. has finally happened, albeit with some restrictions in place. And as customers return to the shops, there's talk of banning gambling adverts in the London Underground.
1xBet scores two Global Gaming Awards nominations
The bookmaker is in the running for both “Online Sports Betting Operator of the year” and “Affiliate Program of the year”.
Gambling Craft expands to Latin America
The Gambling Craft team is pleased to announce that its brands Play Fortuna, Booi Casino and Jozz Casino are now accepting players from Argentina, Brazil and Peru, with more to be announced in the near future.
Paulo Dybala signs as Skrill brand ambassador
Argentinian international and Juventus icon, Paulo Dybala, has signed a new deal to represent digital payments brand Skrill.
Pariplay strengthens foothold in the US through GAN deal
The partnership will see Pariplay expand its footprint in the fast-growing U.S. market with GAN’s plug & play aggregator platform available to operators in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
Pariplay partners BGaming with new distribution agreement
Games including Elvis Frog: In Vegas, Fruit Million, St Valentine’s Day and Fire Lightning will all now be made available to Pariplay’s global operator network.
Bonus spins week at Intertops Poker
Of the 70 new games from Nucleus Gaming that Intertops Poker recently added to its Casino Games section, Runes of Odin and Sands of Egypt are showcased during the Bonus Spins Week that continues until 19 April.
APCW Perspectives: Studies, warnings and a thesaurus
J. Todd looks at a study for online gambling warning labels, as well as the new "corporate strategy" for the U.K. Gambling Commission
APCW Interview: Alpha Affiliates Zoom interview
J. Todd interviews Valery Mukhina, Affiliate manager for Alpha Affiliates, about their program. Topics include new brands and new markets, as well as plans for the future.
PMaffiliates offering special deal for GPWA affiliates
All new PMaffiliates are invited to take advantage of the 50% rev share affiliate deal by providing the promo code "GPWA" to your affiliate manager after your registration.
Fox sues Flutter over FanDuel stake
Fox Corporation said Tuesday it has filed a suit against Flutter Entertainment related to its option to buy an 18.6% stake in FanDuel Group.
New York approves legal online sports betting
Governor Andrew Cuomo included the framework of a mobile sports betting deal in the state's 2022 Fiscal Year budget, saying it "could be the largest sports wagering market in the U.S."
Pariplay appoints new Business Development Director
Jose Micallef will lead Pariplay’s strategic operations as the provider continues to expand its global reach through partnerships with leading operators and games studios.
APCW Perspectives: Data, surveys and big brother
This week we're looking at the Orwellian new system from Entain which promises to identify players with potential gambling problems. Plus, fresh data and surveys from the U.K. Gambling Commission and GambleAware.
Easter bonus spins at Intertops Poker
Through Sunday, players that claim the first three deposit bonuses can then get 80 bonus spins with no further deposit required. Players can win up to $250 with their spins.
GAMING1 appoints Khoury as Chief Information Officer
Lana Khoury brings a wealth of knowledge, most recently as the former Vice President of CGI Business Consulting Belgium, and as a globally recognized expert in business agility, AI, and advanced analytics.
Pariplay and Gamshy sign distribution agreement
Gamshy’s growing portfolio of games, including Jumping Sushi, Fruit Tribe, Inferno and Western Barn will soon be available to Pariplay’s global operator network.