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Scientific Games Offers USD $350 Million in Senior Secured Promissory Notes for Their USD $631 Million Acquisition of NYX Gaming Group

Category iGaming by October 6, 2017

US gaming and lottery specialist, Scientific Games Corp., has secured a deal to acquire digital gaming provider, NYX Gaming Group Ltd. The Nevada based company secured the takeover deal earlier last month for a total of CAD $775 million (USD $631 million). They have proposed a private offering of senior secured notes to raise USD $350 million, which will be used to fund the purchase.

The Biggest Online Gaming Exodus Australia Has Ever Seen

Category iGaming by September 12, 2017

The introduction of this bill bans all forms of online gaming, including but not limited to poker and live sports betting. We have several arguments to make in regards to this particular area. It’s unfair to put all games in the same basket. More about that later in this article.

The IGT Megabucks Progressive Slot Game Makes Another Millionaire

Category iGaming by August 23, 2017

The player who won the multi- million dollar jackpot was identified as a visitor from Southern California, who was on holiday in Las Vegas earlier this month. The luck- struck player placed the maximum wager on the Megabucks Double 3X4X5X Pay game at about 1830 p. m. on Tuesday, the 8th of August 2017. The winner has been recognised only as Rodolfo T. Some might be surprised to note that the maximum wager on the IGT Megabucks game is only USD $3.00. The Californian punter had placed this maximum bet to win his fortune.

LeoVegas Reports Strong Revenues and Profit in the Second Quarter of 2017

Category iGaming by August 22, 2017

LeoVegas Gaming Ltd. is a Swedish mobile gaming company. They provide online casino and sports betting services such as table games, video slots, progressive jackpots, video poker and live betting options. LeoVegas casino provides world- class entertainment and offers more than 700 games on the mobile, tablet and desktop platform.

Google Play Store to Introduce Real Money Gambling Apps in the UK, Ireland and France

Category iGaming by August 21, 2017

The tech giant, Google Inc., announced last month that they were looking into adding real money gambling apps to their Android App Store. It was confirmed earlier this week that the company has finally relaxed its longstanding ban on gambling and betting apps. They had in fact officially updated their policy centre with detailed instructions of the requirements for gambling operators who wish to offer their products through the platform.

Sheffield United F. C. Signs a New Deal with Ladbrokes Coral

Category iGaming by August 8, 2017

Ladbrokes Coral Plc., the largest gambling operator in the U. K., has announced that they have signed a new partnership deal with English Football Club, Sheffield United F. C.

William Hill Revenues Increase in the First Half of 2017 but Profits Decline

Category iGaming by August 5, 2017

William Hill Plc., one of the largest British bookmakers in the world, has released their financial figures for the first half of the year 2017. The 26- week results, H1 of 2017, were announced earlier this month on the 2nd of August 2017. The company reported a drop in profit for the six months leading…

New Zealand Will See Offshore Gambling Operators Taxed Through a New Legal Bill

Category iGaming by August 3, 2017

The government of New Zealand announced earlier this week on Tuesday, the 1st of August 2017, that they will be unveiling a new legislation that is aimed at amending the country’s Racing Act. The legislation has been titled The Racing Amendment Bill. The piece of legislation will look to introduce a usage fee for companies that are looking to access information about betting events in the country. The bill will also see a point of consumption tax added to racing and sporting bets that are offered to New Zealanders by these offshore operators.

New Features Added to Playtech BGT Sports’ Football Betting Offering Ahead of this Year’s European Season

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Sports betting solutions provider, Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), has announced that they have expanded their options for their football betting service. Fans are eagerly waiting for this year’s European football season, which is to begin later this month. The PBS service was launched recently to coincide with the start of the sporting season.

ESIC Warns ESports of Mach Fixing Dangers

Category iGaming by July 31, 2017

The ESports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has announced that they are embarking on a major education programme for their consumers. This would include the global eSports community that involves players, punters and fans. The campaign is basically targeted at eSports participants to try and inform them of the potential dangers of match- fixing in the sector.