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Brexit Leaves 888 Gibraltar HQ Uncertain

Brexit concerns 888Casino

Major online casino and betting firm 888 Holdings has revealed a potential change of heart regarding one of its current jurisdictions. The company is currently scoping out alternatives to the prominent gambling hub of Gibraltar for its centre of operations. 888 has voiced concerns that ‘The Rock’, its Gibraltar-based business centre, could be affected negatively by


Evolution Gaming Inks New Canadian Studio Deal

Evolution Gaming in Canada

Major provider of live casino solutions Evolution Gaming has again headlined casino news with another exciting announcement. The firm has recently announced that it will be creating its first ever gaming studio outside of European borders after inking a deal with the Canadian British Columbia Lottery Corporation. The new deal between the Canadian lottery association


Focus On Mobile Gaming at 2017 VR/AR Gambling Conference

VR Conference

The upcoming VR/AR Gambling Conference 2017 is already attracting attention from iGaming industry members across the globe. The conference brings together all manner of professionals from the VR/AR (virtual reality) sector in order to collaborate and share their skills in designing new technologies in this exciting field. This year’s gathering is set to be held


Mega Moolah Pays Out CAD$9.56 Million

MegaMoolah 9+Million Win

Microgaming’s Mega Moolah has done it again. The world-famous progressive slot created by the UK-based developer and provider of casino solutions has struck again this March, awarding a lucky player an impressive jackpot of €6.6 million (CAD$9.56 million). The substantial jackpot prize, which is a record-breaking sum, was struck on Tuesday, 14 March by a


Espacejeux Platform Proving Popular

Loto-Quebec success

Loto-Quebec is the Canadian provincial state-owned gambling firm that holds a complete monopoly over the gambling industry of Quebec. Now, the authority has posted mixed results in its latest nine-month financial report for the period ended December 2016. The Canadian gambling firm has posted a slightly weakened performance overall for the period in review, but


AI Mastering 1-On-1 Poker

AI Beats Pro Player

The powers of artificial intelligence seemingly know no bounds. Computers can make split-second decisions, use complex algorithms and use unlimited data to extract the exact information we need. They can assist everyone from writers to astrophysicists, and a recent poker experiment has revealed that they may even beat the world’s most skilled poker pros as


Social Gambling Grows To New Heights

Social Gambling

There can be no doubt about it; social casino gaming is one of the fastest growing verticals in the iGaming space next to mobile. Social gambling is the new generation’s answer to classic casino games and even online casino, which tend to be solitary at least to a degree. Social games, based on the massive


888 Extends WSOP Contract for 2 More Years

888Poker renews WSOP contract

In the latest casino poker news, online poker brand 888Poker has announced the extension of its ongoing partnership with the World Series of Poker (WSOP) for another two years. The deal will see 888Poker continuing to be WSOP’s exclusive online provider of qualifier satellites and dedicated poker promotions. WSOP has worked alongside 888Poker for a


Playtech Signs with Captain Up

Captain Up Realtime Retention

Online casino software and solutions provider Playtech has again appeared in casino news, this time with a new strategy to drive the iGaming industry’s growth. The developer has made the decision to approach player retention as a vital driver of growth in the industry, in something of a more innovative way. Playtech has chosen to use


Provincial Government Writes Off Debt

Debt Written off by Provincial Government

One of the most famous developments in Canadian casino news last year involved a substantial amount of debt being rung up by the Prince Edward Island provincial government. A report from the auditor general of the province revealed that late in 2016, the government eventually decided to write off debts of over CA$1,125,131 under the label