Monthly Archives: May 2017

AR Set to Transform iGaming Industry

AR to Transform iGaming

Augmented reality, or AR, is one of the newest and most gripping trends in the world of virtual casino gaming. Virtual reality has been around for many decades, but only recently has the VR/AR trend truly taken off with audiences on a global scale. While augmented reality has certainly improved the offerings of the gaming


Name Change for Amaya?

Amaya Name Change

Along with its recent release of its first quarter trading report for 2017, Amaya, Inc.’s governance has proposed changing the company name to The Stars Group, Inc. The company, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, has had a busy Q1 and there is even more in the pipeline. Governance also explained that, following the name


Amaya Signs Robin Chhabra

Amaya's new MD

Canadian online casino software developer Amaya Inc has featured in casino news many times over the past few months. Now, the Toronto-based developer is gracing headlines yet again by confirming its latest corporate appointment: Robin Chhabra, who formerly held the position of Director of Strategy and Corporate Development at betting behemoth William Hill. SBC News


Canadian Wins partypoker Main Event

Party Poker Live

In the latest casino news, Canadian professional Jean-Pascal Savard has won the recent partypoker Million North America CA$5,300 Main Event. The player’s win is the largest in his career thus far, with Savard beating 1,168 competitors and taking home an exceptional $956,050, and the trophy. The Main Event was played in several stages, beginning with


William Hill Casino Remains on a Financial Rollercoaster

William Hill

William Hill, one of the UK’s leading providers of gaming and sports betting opportunities, has certainly been experiencing some rocky financial times over the past few months. To compound the issue, the provider has recently announced its fiscal results for the year ended December 27, 2016, showing a suboptimal 1% rise in revenues from its