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Playtech, a Dutch company, emerged at the online gambling software market in 1999 and has become a screaming success since then.

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What are the benefits of playing in casinos with Playtech software?

First, only respectable companies can afford Playtech software, because it is very expensive – up to several million dollars; much too expensive for petty gambling crooks.

Second, Playtech is not a company which just sells its software and forgets about it. Playtech signs license agreements and keeps a vigilant eye on its licensees’ activity. Should there be lots of complaints about some casino, its license will be revoked – such a casino will lose its money.

Third , licensed casinos can’t change their payoffs.

Fourth, Playtech regularly renews its certificate at world-famous firms, confirming that the algorithms used in its games ensure fair play. The independent International Association of Online Players does audit of the payoffs – they are more than 97.5% on the average.

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Have a good time in any online casino you choose. We wish you good luck!

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Gaming specialist and leading mobile casino gaming developer, Play\'n GO, has agreed a deal with Tipsport, the largest betting agency in the Czech Republic. The agreement will see Play’n GO’s award-winning desktop and mobile games added to the Beroun-based sportsbook’s online offering.\r\n\r\nTipsport can now, courtesy of the agreement, offer its players in the newly regulated market, the developer’s licensed, multi-channel games, which will soon include Sweet27 and MultiFruit81, both bespoke for the territory, according to the press release.\r\n\r\nLate last year the deal went live and additionally sees Play’n GO provide its Game Account Toolkit (GAT). Acting as a bridge to operator’s existing platforms, the unique platform allows for new content and easier third-party integration. It also reportedly significantly negates the risk of disbanding large, legacy systems.\r\n\r\nCommenting on the deal, Play’n GO CEO Johan Törnqvist, said: “We’re pleased with the start we’ve made with Tipsport and the integration of our unique GAT platform. Its ability to handle the heavy load of data processing, as well as other tools key to commercial success, provides the foundation which all major operators can benefit from.\r\n\r\n“Critical to the solution provided to Tipsport is GAT’s ability to offer alternate wallet solutions to operators, reducing technical barriers and unlocking the full potential of their existing systems. This allows them to fully leverage their existing customer base as well as enter new markets.\r\n\r\n“We hope to build on our successful partnership to date by deploying further gaming content in the coming months, backed up by GAT’s proven stability and flexibility.”\r\n\r\nAlso commenting on the agreement, Director of Online Casino at Tipsport, Jakob Lorentzon, said: “Play’n GO’s gaming solutions stood out in what was a very competitive selection process. Ultimately, their flexible GAT platform was the logical choice as it complements our existing back-office operations.\r\n\r\n“We’re delighted to be providing our player base with a suite of innovative, award-winning games which will add an extra dimension to our redeveloped website and new sportsbook offering.”\r\n\r\nThe deal shines the light on Play’n GO’s capacity to provide flexible, premium content and gaming platforms to a wide range of operator, across multiple jurisdictions.\r\n\r\nPlay’n GO’s new product verticals will be showcased at ICE 2018 on stand N3-460, with delegates able to experience how its expanded gaming provision and expertise can benefit both land-based and online casino operations.
American casino operator Jack Entertainment has announced the signing of a multi-year deal that will soon see two of its Ohio properties begin offering the live dealer Pulse Arena innovation from Las Vegas-based innovator Interblock.\r\n\r\nDetroit-headquartered Jack Entertainment revealed that it will start construction ‘in the coming weeks’ on new areas inside its Jack Cleveland Casino and Jack Cincinnati Casino, which are due to be christened as Synergy Table Games, in order to offer the multi-game Pulse Arena advance with the goal of having these bespoke rooms up and running by the end of March.\r\n\r\nJack Entertainment stated that the Synergy Table Games rooms inside its Cincinnati and Cleveland properties will subsequently each offer players ‘an arena-style adventure’ thanks to 28 Diamond electronic table game stations from Interblock featuring 27-inch video screens. It declared that customers inside these areas will be able to enjoy up to four simultaneous games of live dealer craps, roulette, baccarat and blackjack while enjoying ‘live DJs, pulsating lights, social interaction and giant video displays for a modernized approach to gaming’.\r\n\r\nAdditionally responsible for the Jack Thistledown Racino in the Cleveland suburb of North Randall, Jack Entertainment explained that it first introduced the Synergy Table Games concept utilizing technology from Interblock in 2016 at its Detroit Casino Hotel Greektown in Michigan.\r\n\r\n“We are excited to add another level of excitement to our Ohio casinos as part of our ongoing commitment to gaming innovation,” read a statement from Brian Eby, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Vice-President for Jack Entertainment. “Synergy Table Games has been successful at our Detroit property and we are confident that our Ohio guests seeking a more interactive and social gaming experience will enjoy it as well.”\r\n\r\nJack Entertainment detailed that its Synergy Table Games areas in Ohio are to moreover offer players a social element as they will be able to send messages to other competitors direct from their individual stations.\r\n\r\n“The electronic table games arena is perfect for both established and new players as it allows new gamers to get comfortable with gaming at their own pace and challenges our experienced gamers to play multiple games at a time,” read the statement from Eby.\r\n\r\nFor its part, Interblock proclaimed that its customizable Pulse Arena innovation ‘pulls in new and existing players’ that are seeking ‘new and intuitive wagering experiences’ while a ‘video wall’ gives allows operators to ‘recognize key players and big wins’.\r\n\r\n“We owe a debt of gratitude to the executive management team at Jack Entertainment for truly being a partner in contributing critical improvements to the initial version of the Pulse Arena installed at Detroit Casino Hotel Greektown,” read a statement from John Connelly, Chief Executive Officer for Interblock. “This success has led to new versions of software and leapfrogging technology that will be implemented in the Cleveland and Cincinnati locations.”
After signing a partnership agreement earlier this month with Betsoft Gaming, BtoBet has now announced a new technological partnership with Logrand Entertainment Group, a gaming operator located in Mexico. Fourteen casinos are currently being operated by Logrand in areas such as Cancun and Monteray, and are now focusing their efforts on the online sector, choosing to partner with BtoBet for technical assistance. The end goal is to launch a new interactive division titled ‘Strendus’.\r\n\r\nIn a press release, Chief Operating Online Officer for Logrand Entertainment Group, Lenin Castillo, stated: “Logrand Entertainment Group, as a reputable Mexican company, has high expectations in terms of service providers and has always required the highest standards to be able to compete with international operations in the region and create long-term partnerships with all its business associates. Our group and BtoBet share the same vision to anticipate future needs of global audiences listening to their customers instead of seeing what competitors are doing. For these reasons, to launch our new interactive division, we opted for a very complete and detailed RFP process that scrutinizes all bidders profoundly.”\r\n\r\nCastillo commented further on the many awards and nominations that BtoBet has been given, stating that the company is a ‘technology leader in the online gambling industry’.\r\n\r\nChairman of BtoBet, Alessandro Fried, also commented on the new partnership by stating: “We are very proud to support Logrand Entertainment Group as a partner in Mexico. We share the same vision of business and the interactions between our teams are very cooperative. The growing number of online and mobile gamblers in Mexico and LATAM is indicating the need to adopt a suitable platform and fitting software to have the greatest insight into players’ data and behavior in order to drive and manage the gaming business in the most efficient way. In this perspective, we firmly believe our technology and solutions will effectively allow Strendus to reach great achievements.”
Two weeks after signing a distribution agreement with British online gaming software developer Bede Gaming and South African innovator Kiron Interactive is at it again after announcing a similar deal with Sky subsidiary At The Races.\r\n\r\nJohannesburg-based Kiron Interactive revealed that the most recent multi-year agreement is to see its complete portfolio of virtual games including its range of football, greyhound and horseracing titles supplied by At The Races to licensed betting operators across the United Kingdom.\r\n\r\nKiron Interactive explained that the deal will see its content delivered to United Kingdom operators via At The Races’ Sport Mediastream streaming platform with data subsequently disseminated utilizing a feed from the Press Association. The online casino games and systems provider stated that there will be a generic service available although specific operators may additionally request to receive more bespoke streams.\r\n\r\nSteven Spartinos, Chief Executive Officer for Kiron Interactive, declared that the agreement with At The Races represents ‘a significant deal’ as his firm looks to continue expanding its footprint in the United Kingdom and will moreover provide it with ‘an opportunity to showcase the quality of our offering’ to British operators.\r\n\r\n“At The Races is a well established name in the United Kingdom horseracing industry and we’re delighted to partner with it to make our virtual games available to licensed United Kingdom operators using its existing service,” read a Monday statement from Spartinos.\r\n\r\nFor his part, Matthew Imi, Chief Executive Officer for At The Races, proclaimed that Kiron Interactive ‘has a proven track record of providing quality content with stunning graphics’ before asserting that the firm’s products will ‘complement well our existing offering to United Kingdom customers’.
Newcastle upon-Tyne-headquartered online gaming software developer Bede Gaming has agreed a deal with supplier and operator of real-money games, Gamevy, that via the PLAY platform, will see their one-of-a-kind instant win content made available, Bede’s award-winning content and marketing offering.\r\n\r\nVia Bede PLAY, a select collection of Gamevy’s high-quality games will be made available to Bede’s operator partners. Included in the offering are such favorites as Epic Gems and Red Card.\r\n\r\nBede Gaming CEO Michael Brady, said: “We’ve long been fans of the innovative titles produced by Gamevy, so we are thrilled to be making them available to all our clients through Bede PLAY.\r\n\r\n“The games are a proven success across multiple markets. We strive to continually update PLAY with the latest titles demanded by our customers and with instant win games growing in popularity of late, it is great that we can say that Gamevy are now a partner of ours.”\r\n\r\nAlso commenting on the collaboration, CCO at Gamevy, Helen Walton, said: “We are always looking for new ways to bring our content to operators in regulated markets, and Bede PLAY is a fantastic channel for this purpose.\r\n\r\n“The team at Bede has been a pleasure to work with. We are excited to see our content available to Bede’s operator partners soon.”\r\n\r\nFounded in 2012, Bede’s platform, along with stringent security measures, offer completely flexible gaming solutions and is making quick work of establishing itself as the go-to option for innovative operators worldwide.\r\n\r\nThe British firm is an approved supplier of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and is licensed by the UK Gambling Commission.
As a top provider of Live Casino gaming solutions, Evolution Gaming (STO: EVO), is constantly creating new and exciting gaming options for operators to use that will draw players in. The Latvia-based company recently announced they have launched a new online Live Casino game, Live Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker. This new poker game is the first of its kind and provides players with access to a unique progressive jackpot known as First Five, which starts at €50,000.\r\n\r\nThe new Live Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker game was created by Evolution Gaming with the help of Games Marketing. The company already offers an extensive collection of live table games within their portfolio and now have one more poker variant on offer.\r\n\r\nThe new Hold’em game can be played via desktop or mobile with tablet or smartphone. The game provides a double bonus via two side bets, both being optional during gameplay. Players can choose to place the Bonus Bet or the First Five Progressive side bets in the hopes of having an extra chance to win cash.\r\n\r\nWith the Bonus Bet, players can win up to 1,000:1 while the First Five offers players the chance to hit a progressive jackpot. A Royal Flush provides the top jackpot prize while other poker hands will provide smaller jackpot prizes.\r\n\r\nEvolution’s Riga studios provide the live streams of the Live Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker game, with the First Five Progressive Jackpot available to licensees of Evolution via an optional program.\r\n\r\nIn a press release, Evolution Chief Product Officer, Todd Haushalter, stated: “The game is already well-established in the RNG and land-based casino worlds, so being the first and only live provider to offer Texas Hold’em Bonus is exciting for us. To add to the excitement, Evolution is funding a progressive jackpot that will start at €50,000. This is the first time we have ever launched a new game with a progressive jackpot on day one, so players will find a lot to like about the live version of Texas Hold’em Bonus.”\r\n\r\nHaushalter went on to state that Evolution has invested heavily in poker games, having secured the Live Casino rights to the Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker game, as well as other poker variants including Casino Hold’em, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker and Caribbean Stud.
This year’s edition of the annual ICE Totally Gaming exhibition is due to be held from February 6 to 8 at London’s ExCeL Centre and organizer Clarion Gaming has revealed that it expects the extravaganza to attract well in excess of 30,000 visitors.\r\n\r\nThe three-day ICE Totally Gaming 2018 is to see hundreds of firms from the casino, betting, bingo, lottery, mobile, online, social, sportsbetting and street gaming sectors showing off their latest and most popular wares. Attendees will moreover be able to attend a range seminars to gain insights from experts such as prominent British economist Sir Alan Budd, who is to provide the keynote address for the event’s Annual Regulators Luncheon.\r\n\r\nICE Totally Gaming recently announced that next month’s show will cover some 468,230 sq ft, which is an increase of 5{e12e15588b1c86880b5a59dadab7f3295b68ac7edf2aadb2bda372bb00e7d012} year-on-year, while exhibitors are due to come from over 60 jurisdictions including the United States, Canada, Argentina, the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, Australia, Japan, Israel, Italy, Macau, South Africa, Taiwan, France, India, Malta and the Netherlands.\r\n\r\nThe first two days of ICE Totally Gaming are to run from 10am to 6pm while the third day is to be open from 10am to 4pm to give attendees ample opportunity to visit the stands of leading casino equipment innovators including Aristocrat Technologies, Scientific Games Corporation, Novomatic, Konami Gaming Incorporated, DRGT Europe, International Game Technology, Cammegh Limited, Alberici, Gamesman Limited and TCSJohnHuxley.\r\n\r\nThe online gaming sector is to also be well represented courtesy of exhibitors such as RealTime Gaming, Microgaming, Bede Gaming, Playtech Limited, Authentic Gaming, Intralot SA, Habanero Systems BV, Evolution Gaming Limited, BetSoft Gaming Limited and Pragmatic Play while bingo innovators are to encompass the likes of Gluck Games, Zitro, Quixant UK Limited, Eagle Game Tech and Suzo Happ.\r\n\r\nKate Chambers, Managing Director for Clarion Gaming, described ICE Totally Gaming 2018 as a ‘flagship event that showcases the world’s leading innovators from every gaming vertical.’ Chambers anticipates that the extravaganza is likely to attract visitors from over 150 jurisdictions and territories.\r\n\r\n“Our strategy, wherever we operate in the world, is to work with the industry to create events and opportunities that help meet its business objectives,” read a statement from Chambers. “The expansion of ICE Totally Gaming has been driven by demand and reflects the dynamics of the international market that views London as the once-in-the-year opportunity to engage with a really significant and influential community of buyers and influencers.”
UK-based gaming company Gaming Realms plc (LON:GMR) announced on Monday that it has penned a two-year license and revenue sharing agreement with Golden Nugget that has seen its Slingo Originals range launched on\r\n\r\nThe developer, publisher and licensor of mobile real-money and social games reportedly said that, per the terms of the two-year agreement, the AIM-traded firm has launched on the Golden Nugget website seven ‘Slingo Originals’ titles, including the well-received Slingo Extreme, Slingo games and Slingo Riches.\r\n\r\nAccording to Shares Magazine, additional new games titles will also be launched over the coming months.\r\n\r\nIn 2017, a 30 percent share of the New Jersey online gaming market was reportedly held by Golden Nugget, making it the Garden State’s largest operator.\r\n\r\nThe prior year, the Golden Nugget experienced a 36.4 percent year-over-year increase in online gaming revenues, which resulted in its market share in 2016 going up to 21.5 percent compared with 20.8 percent the year prior.\r\n\r\nIn December 2017, the casino reportedly brought in upwards of $6 million in revenue for the fifth time and for the third consecutive month for the first time ever, according to the Online Poker Report.\r\n\r\nPatrick Southon, CEO for Gaming Realms, said, “Working with New Jersey\'s largest online gaming operator is a fantastic opportunity for Gaming Realms,” according to the UK news agency.\r\n\r\n“Given the size of Golden Nugget\'s player base and success of Slingo to date, we are excited by the commercial prospects of our partnership,” added Southon.\r\n\r\nAlso commenting on the deal, Golden Nugget vice-president of online gaming, Thomas Winter, said his company “prides itself” for offering the largest selection of online games in New Jersey.\r\n\r\nWinter went on to say, “We are very excited to start this partnership with Gaming Realms, which will see Golden Nugget Casino add the innovative, New Jersey-designed Slingo games.”
Figures recently released from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (pdf) show that for 2017, revenue across the state fell two percent to $2.08 billion, a decrease of more than $40 million from the year prior. This past December improved, with gamblers forking over $176 million throughout the state, a 3 percent swell from December 2016’s $171 million.\r\n\r\nMississippi’s dozen coastal casinos saw for the first year a less than 1 percent rise to $1.19 billion in 2017, just barely making the plus column for the fourth year in a row for those casinos. December recorded the second-strongest gain for the year, with winnings of $99 million, an increase of 7 percent.\r\n\r\nMeanwhile, the 16 river casinos in the state were in the red for yet another year, having recorded revenue declines every year since 2006 when it peaked. In 2017, revenue was at $885 million a 5 percent decline. The descent wasn’t as severe for December, having fallen only 1.4 percent to $77 million from 2016. Casinos in Lula and Tunica County have suffered in particular over the long term having faced increasing competition from a pair of racetrack casinos in neighboring Arkansas.\r\n\r\nLast year, Mississippi reportedly collected approximately $250 million in gambling taxes. The state, according to accounting firm Rubin Brown, has among states, the third-lowest effective tax rate on casinos, as reported by the Associated Press.\r\n\r\nAccording to the report, figures from 2016 show the Magnolia State was the sixth-largest gambling state across the nation. The Gulf Coast, meanwhile, was reportedly the eighth-largest casino market and the Tunica/Lula area was the 17th largest, according to the American Gaming Association.\r\n\r\nExcluded from the figures are Choctaw Indian casinos, as they aren’t required to report winnings to the state.
In Macau, local police have reportedly arrested a dealer from the Wynn Macau integrated casino resort along with an accomplice over allegations that the pair illegally made off with gambling chips worth approximately $6 million.\r\n\r\nAccording to a Friday report from CNNMoney, the theft by the unidentified duo took place at the giant property operated by the Wynn Macau Limited subsidiary of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts Limited on January 16. Authorities have purportedly yet to locate the missing chips despite announcing that they have no additional suspects in the case.\r\n\r\nAlthough police are reportedly unsure as to how the heist was carried out, CNNMoney cited speculation from multiple local media outlets that the pair may have simply placed the lucrative chips into a bag before absconding. It is purportedly assumed that the offenders would have later relied on associates to return to the casino in order to exchange the chips for cash.\r\n\r\nVitaly Umansky, an analyst from brokerage firm Sanford C Bernstein Limited, reportedly told CNNMoney that the incident could eventually lead authorities to ask Wynn Macau Limited, which is moreover responsible for the nearby 1,706-room Wynn Palace Cotai property, to tighten up security inside both of its local casinos.\r\n\r\n“The junkets get a lot of leeway inside the rooms in terms of how money changes hands and how chips change hands,” Umansky reportedly told CNNMoney. “That’s something that may need to get evaluated.”\r\n\r\nCNNMoney reported that this is not the first time that criminals have targeted Wynn Macau Limited, as an incident in 2015 saw an unnamed junket operator claim that it had been scammed out of around $34 million while doing business inside the 1,000-room Wynn Macau.