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German Royal Panda Casino Player Wins $140k Jackpot

Royal Panda Casino - an - recently announced that one of its German players won a Mega Jackpot of $140,880 playing NetEnt's Divine Fortune slot. The over $140k win was scooped up by the player known only as Gerog, after he placed a $3.20 wager on the progressive jackpot slot. He spun 3 golden coins and gained entry into the jackpot bonus game. He managed to fill the screen up with coins and won Divine Fortune's Mega Jackpot, the biggest of the game's three jackpots: Minor, Major and Mega. When asked about how he felt about his life-changing prize...

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IGT Will Sell DoubleDown to DoubleU Games

IGT (International Game Technology), a well-known American gambling solutions provider based in Las Vegas, announced that it will be selling its Double Down Interactive online casino operations to DoubleU Games Co, a South Korean social gaming operator based in Seoul. The announcement came after the $825 million deal agreement was reached. DoubleDown was purchased by IGT back in 2012 for $500 million. This new deal represents a return of $325 million on IGT's initial investment, which is good for the company as it hopes to use the proceeds from the sale to lower its long-term debt that was previously...

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New Jersey iGaming Enjoys Revenue Boost in March

According to a report recently released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, the New Jersey iGaming sector generated record revenue of $21.7 million during the month of March, which is an incredible 40.2% increase from a year earlier. To put this into even bigger perspective, this figure was the highest ever posted since the state's first iGaming sites launched back in November 2013. Furthermore, March 2017 also marks the first month in which iGaming surpassed $20 million. That said, it was online casino games that were responsible for generating the larger portion of the $21.7 million iGaming...

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Pragmatic Play Breaks Into the UK Market

Pragmatic Play, a leading online casino games developing platform, has recently extended its reach in the iGaming industry by receiving a UK gaming license from the UK Gambling Commission. The commission recently came to the decision that the company met the required criteria and issued it a Remote Gambling Software Operating License. This is a huge step for Pragmatic Play as the UK market is one of the largest gambling markets in the world. In a press release announcing the acquired license, Yossi Barzely, Pragmatic Play's Head of Business Development, said that in addition to being one of the...

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888 Holdings May Leave Gibraltar because of Brexit

888 Holdings PLC, one of the world's most popular operators and platform providers for online gaming, is considering relocating its current headquarters in Gibraltar to an alternative location. This relocation may result if the British Overseas Territory should experience negative repercussions from Brexit: the UK's exit from the European Union (EU). The reason 888 is concerned about remaining within the small nation, is its future is uncertain. Even though the UK government has pledged to protect the island after the UK left the EU, and Gibraltar's Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, has spoken positively about Gibraltar's future as one of...

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GameCo Scores Star Trek Skill Game Licensing Deal

GameCo, a New York-based startup developer of skill-based games, recently secured a licensing agreement with CBS Consumer Products that will allow it to bring the fan-favorite Star Trek franchise to the skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM) industry. The newly inked deal gives GameCo access to the various Star Trek titles owned by CBS, including The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise. the games developer says that it expects to launch its Deep Space Nine Adventure game, which will give players the chance to "take lead of the USS Defiant and battle their way...

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EveryMatrix Expands Live Casino Games Portfolio

Award-Winning B2B software solutions provider for the iGaming industry, EveryMatrix, has recently struck a new deal with live dealer solutions provider Visionary iGaming. Under the agreemnt, EveryMatrix's range of live casino games will be expanded by adding Visionary iGaming's content. The B2B software solution provider will distribute the games via its CasinoEngine platform. "We've been actively looking to increase our casino offer to include high-quality live dealer content from top vendors in the industry, and Visionary iGaming was an obvious choice," said EveryMatrix CasinoEngine chief executive, Doina Stefanescu. The games being added to the company's live dealer portfolio includes...

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German Woman Wins Women and Gambling Giveaway Prize

Last month was women's month and VegasMaster celebrated the strong and beautiful women around the world by running an incredible Women and Gambling Giveaway! This giveaway tied in perfectly with our newly launched Women and Gambling section, which explores the fascinating and surprising world of past and present women in the gambling industry. The giveaway ran from March 1st - April 1st, 2017 and those who took part had the chance to win a stunning pair of Bond Casino Swarovski Crystal Spade Drop Earrings. To qualify for the opportunity to win this amazing prize, participants simply had to submit...

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32Red Joins Other iGaming Brands Leaving Australia

32Red has joined the growing number of online gambling operators withdrawing from the Australian iGaming market. The British online casino company which offers casino, sports betting, bingo, poker and live casino has begun the process of exiting the Australian market after the nation decided to approve the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016. The bill will be approved in the next governmental session on 9th May, 2017 and will come into effect a few weeks later. The bill includes legislation that prohibits internet gaming activities not specifically authorized within the new Australian codes, such as online poker and in-play sports betting....

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SugarHouse Online Casino Nominated for Top Award

According to a recent press release, SugarHouse Online Casino (PlaySugarHouse.com), has been added to the shortlist of nominees in more than one category for two separate online gaming industry awards. SugarHouse Online Casino has been included in the shortlist of nominees in four best of categories at the EGR North America Awards 2017. While the brand has been nominated as Casino Operator, Best Product Innovation and Mobile Gaming Product, most notably it has picked up a nominee for the Operator of the Year award, which is one of the most important recognitions an operator can receive in the iGaming industry....

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Win Unlimited Cash Prizes in New Playtech Giveaway

Are you excited about trying out Playtech's new DC superhero slots based on the three popular Superman films: Superman (1978), Superman II (1980) and Man of Steel (2013)? Playtech certainly is and in celebration of this giant slots release it has launched a monster-szied £500,000 giveaway! The new Playtech giveaway will run for 28 days and will give players the opportunity to partake in several cash draws where they can win prizes up to £5,000! Plus, there is no limit to the number of tickets that you can earn for each draw and - best of all - there's...

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New PlayOJO TV Ad Stars Actor Geoff Bell

PlayOJO is one of the latest online casinos to hit the iGaming industry scene this year. Having launched only last month, the new brand powered by SkillOnNet is working hard to stand out from the competition with its mission of transparency, doing away with the traditional match-bonus system, and making the overall online gambling experience fairer for players. To further drive its brand forward, last week it launched a television ad campaign in the UK. The PlayOJO TV ad - created by 101, a top advertising agency based out of London - stars British actor Geoff Bell and was...

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Codeta Casino Reveals Distinctive New Look

Launched back in mid 2016, Codeta Casino is a unique iGaming destination that specializes in live casino games. Since its inception, the brand has been steadily gaining ground by adding more content and securing additional casino licenses to expand its market and player reach. Now, Codeta has improved its look and has also launched a new logo, successfully undergoing a major rebranding in its efforts to rule the live dealer games space. The new logo is simple yet smart in its design. It features a white Club symbol centered in a flashing bright red circle. As for the casino's...

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Paddy Power Creates ‘Head of Trump Betting’ Position

There are now so many special betting options on US President Donald Trump at Paddy Power, that the popular Irish bookmaker has created a new position - "head of Trump betting" - a role that will have a successful candidate managing the company's newly launched "Trump Hub" of special bets revolving around the US president. Presently, Paddy Power has more than 100 markets on Trump and the new position to manage the bets will be a three-month contract based in Dublin and involve monitoring and managing existing Trump markets while also creating new specials to release. Although the bookmaker...

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New Thrilling Merkur Slots Launched for PC and Mobile

Premium German-based slots developer, Merkur Gaming, is always adding something new to the table! This time the prestigious and popular brand has released the two slots: Magic Mirror Deluxe II and Vampires. Both are available on PC and Mobile, giving players the chance to enjoy these great games on multiple platforms, everywhere they go! What can you expect when you spin the reels of these two new Merkur slots? Magic Mirror Deluxe II - Enter the fantasy kingdom behind the magic mirror to find great treasures! In this exciting 5 reel and 10 payline slot, you won't just be...

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Check Out the Latest Trends at i-Gaming Forum 2017

The 9th Annual i-Gaming Forum will take place in Vasateatern, Stockholm, Sweden and will run from April 5th - 6th, 2017. Anyone interested in learning about the latest trends, new European legislation, esports and more, won't want to miss this exciting event! Plus, if you have a special interest in learning about what's going on specifically in the Nordic region and in Sweden in particular, i-Gaming Forum 2017 will have what you want and more. The event is set to have industry experts and operators from around the globe attend and speak. These experts and operators come from all...

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Leisure Suit Larry Get His Own LarryCasino

A new online casino has been launched and fans of the popular adult video game series "Leisure Suit Larry" won't want to miss playing at this fabulous iGaming destination. Aptly called LarryCasino, the new casino - which is both desktop and mobile compatible - provides players with a whole new Larry Laffer adventure. For those who don't know, Larry Laffer is the main character of the Leisure Suit Larry video games, which some would argue is one of the video game industry's most influential games of all time. All the games in the series follow Larry, a short, clumsy...

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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Dealt a Blow

Pennsylvania is one of several American states seeking to legalize online gambling. According to a recently published white paper from industry analyst Robert DellaFave, casinos in the state could gain a collective $230 million in online gaming revenue during the first year the market is legalized. However, the Pennsylvania online gambling bill that would legitimize the practice has recently been threatened by bill HB 801 - "Banning Internet Gaming in Pennsylvania Act" - which was first introduced back at the start of the year in January. HB 801 was filed by State Representative Thomas Murt and seeks to amend...

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Konami Claims Industry First with Frogger Casino Game

It's not just about the slots, card games, table games and other classic casino favorites at MGM Grand, Las Vegas anymore. The prestigious land-based casino in Sin City has recently rolled out a brand new game from Konami Gaming based on the popular cult-classic 80's arcade game Frogger. Called "Frogger: Get Hoppin'" the Frogger casino game is a skill-based title that gives players the chance to win random cash rewards as well as earn cash rewards that are based on skill. The top scores of those who play are recorded on both daily and all-time Hall of Fame leaderboards....

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Ikibu Casino Grows Offering with Yggdrasil Games

Ikibu Casino is adding more slots to its impressive database of games with the inclusion of content from premium iGaming software developer Yggdrasil Gaming. The casino has started rolling out the fresh content and has added three new Yggdrasil games. It will gradually release new titles each week until all are available. The first three games added to the Ikibu slots library are Vikings Go Berzerk, Super Heroes and the local jackpot slot, Holmes and the Stolen Stones. Yggdrasil, which has managed to make quite the name for itself in only a short couple of years, joins a long...

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