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Hard Rock Casino to Open Doors in 2018

The once closed Trump Taj Mahal is being revitalized and will soon open up its doors in Atlantic City, New Jersey as the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Resort. The brand new Hard Rock Casino is set to welcome in patrons by Memorial Day weekend, 2018. The new resort, which has traded in the Indian palace-theme to a rock 'n' roll one, will be operated by Hard Rock International. The company purchased the property for $50 million from billionaire investor, Carl Icahn, who had initially purchased the Taj Mahal when it went bankrupt in 2015. However, his investment turned...

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LeoVegas Become New Shirt Sponsor for Brentford

Online casino operator LeoVegas has partnered with Championship side Brentford FC. The new agreement made between the two parties will see the logo of the casino replace the previous 888 Sport logo (part of 888 holdings) on the football team's home and away shirts. In addition, the new branding will be featured on select training wear as well as around Griffin Park. The new branding will cover the club's final two years at the park before they move to the Brentford Community Stadium. Jon Sinclair, Head of LeoVegas in the UK and Ireland, said about the new partnership that...

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Woman Sues Casino Over Multi-Million Jackpot Win

An American woman named Katrina Bookman is suing Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York. Bookman is suing the casino for refusing to pay out her over $42 million jackpot win that she won back in August 2016. At the time of Bookman's jackpot win, she took a selfie in front of the Sphinx Slot Machine (the machine on which she won) with the huge prize showing behind her on the screen. Even though all the bells and whistles went off and the machine showed her she had won the prize, all she received was an apology and an...

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PartyCasino Revitalized and Relaunched by GVC

PartyCasino, the once largest online casino in the world, has been relaunched by GVC Holdings. The Isle of Man-based gaming and online gambling operator acquired the brand last year and is keen to reclaim the prestigious title. It has made every effort to revitalize the casino to achieve this goal. GVC has meticulously overhauled every aspect of the casino's customer offer to provide a more intuitive, straight-forward and improved customer experience. In addition, it has assigned new management to establish PartyCasino as an independent brand with its own identity. As part of the relaunch, the online casino site now...

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SlotsMillion Casino Adds Nolimit City Slots

SlotsMillion, the first VR/3D online casino, has recently struck a deal with gambling software provider Nolimit city. The one-of-a-kind iGaming destination will add the provider's entire suite of blockbuster slots to its offering of more than 1,700 games. This means, with the new agreement, SlotsMillion Casino players will have access to Nolimit city's exciting titles, such as Creepy Carnival, Space Arcade, Oktoberfest, and Sushi Mania. All the provider's games have been developed in HTML5 and deliver thrilling gameplay that is complete with stunning graphics and atmospheric soundtracks. In addition, the slots are offered through Nolimit's platform. This gives them...

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Garbo Casino Finally Relaunched by Mr Green

has recently relaunched Garbo Casino, an online casino brand which it acquired back in 2014. After the acquisition, Mr Green decided to hold off launching the iGaming destination until it was able to develop a new technology platform for Garbo. Finally, in 2016, the new platform for Garbo was introduced and Mr Green made plans to re-release Garbo. Now, the casino is back in action and will begin in Sweden first before being added to other gambling markets in the future. According to Mr Green & Co. CEO Per Norman, the company believes that "Garbo has the potential to...

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Betfair – The First to Take Bets on Pro Drone Racing

Betfair, is making headlines by becoming the first bookmaker to offer markets on professional drone racing. The UK-based bookmaker has inked a deal with the Drone Racing League (DRL) that has permitted it to offer its punters betting on the final race of the Allianz World Championship circuit on the 13th of June. The race will be held in London at Alexandra Palace and the championship race is the UK's first professional drone race. It will be held as part of London Tech Week and six of the world's best drone pilots will compete for the title. Fans will...

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Playtech Launches New Slot In Age of the Gods Series

Playtech's highly popular and successful superhuman-themed Age of the Gods slot series has just received its eighth title called Age of the Gods God of Storms. This latest game in the series from the world leading Omni-channel gaming software, systems and services supplier is playable on any device and, like the seven other games before it, is themed after mythological gods from Ancient Greece. Age of the Gods God of Storms is a 5-reel and 25-payline progressive jackpot slot that is equipped with plenty of unique features and bonuses, giving players plenty of chances to win. There is a...

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Mega Moolah Jackpot Won Again in Less Than a Month

The famous Mega Moolah Jackpot has been struck again! Microgaming recently reported that its popular progressive jackpot safari-themed slot paid out another huge life-changing prize a mere 27 days after the slot's last monster €8 million mobile jackpot payout. This time, the game awarded €3,722,530.12 to a Tipico player on 22nd May 2017. According to Microgaming, the over €3.7 million win will be awarded to the player in full as a lump sum. Tipico CCO Marlon van der Goes commented on their player's massive win, stating that the casino is delighted that another large jackpot was hit by one...

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DrückGlück Show to Return to German TV

DrückGlück.de, the popular German-facing online casino brand, will be returning to German TV this week following its previous television show and TV ad campaigns that were a huge hit in the nation. The famous television show - "The DrückGlück Casino TV Show" - will be back on air for a second run and will be joined by a new casino advertising campaign that will push the concept of online Casino Luck. Once again, the television show will employ the services of the two most popular live German presenters who are credited with turning the show into a must-watch engaging...

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UKGC Reports More Growth for UK Online Gambling

The UK online gambling market has done well between the October 2015 and September 2016 period, according to recently released statistics from the UKGC (UK Gambling Commission). The nation's remote gambling sector (which includes gambling via online, mobile, interactive television, etc.) was responsible for 32% of the overall market and £4.5 billion total GGY (gross gambling yield). The UKGC report revealed that the remote sector exceeded the GGY from the previous year (£4.2 billion) and also noted that of all the different forms of betting entertainment, casino games produced the highest turnover at £2.4 billion GGY, with slot games...

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IGT Q1 2017 Revenue 10% Lower than Q1 2016

International Game Technology (IGT) has reported a loss of $54.8 million for Q1 2017. The Las Vegas-based American gaming company is known for both its land-based casino games and popular online slots like Wolf Run, Cleopatra, Siberian Storm, Pixies of the Forest, Miss White, Wheel of Fortune and many others. The company revealed that its sales had plummeted 10% to $1.15 billion in the first quarter of this year compared to its $1.28 billion in Q1 2016. These results fell short of Wall Street forecasts, as six analysts had predicted the company to have $1.9 billion in revenue for...

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BGO Winner Hits Jackpot Twice on Same Online Slot

A lucky BGO winner from south London, UK has beat the 625 million to 1 odds of winning a jackpot twice on the same online slot machine in one month. In total, with her two wins on the slot MegaJakpots Star Lanterns, the player won £1.75 million! According to the , statistically speaking, the woman had greater odds of being struck by lightning (10:1), being attacked by a shark (11.5 to 1) or winning an Oscar (11,500:1) than scoring double jackpots on the same slot in one month. The winner, who uses the player name "Sandam", got her first...

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Place Paddy Power Bets Using Facebook Messenger

Well-known Irish and UK bookmaker Paddy Power has reportedly become the first online sportsbook to offer its customers the ability to place bets directly through the Facebook Messenger mobile application. The company's new chatbot feature is set to become available soon and will give its registered customers a convenient and faster way to bet through the top social media platform. The chatbot is the product of Onionsack, a provider of text betting messaging platforms. It lets punters log in to their though the app. Via Onionsack's SaaS messaging platform, players will be able to check their balance and place...

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888 Holdings Faces Scrutiny from UKGC

Gibraltar-based online gambling company 888 Holdings has recently announced that one of its businesses is currently under review by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). The UK's national regulatory body is investigating whether one of the well-known gambling operator's subsidiaries is sufficiently protecting its customers. According to 888, the UKGC is assessing whether its subsidiary in question is fulfilling its social responsibility requirements, which includes having certain measures in place for customers, such as effective self-exclusion tools to help gamblers better manage their gambling. Examples of these tools include allowing customers to "self exclude". This prevents them from gambling on...

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New Naked Gun Slot Launched by Blueprint Gaming

Do you remember the fantastically funny Naked Gun movies starring Leslie Nielsen in the role of the goofy detective Frank Drebin? Now, thanks to UK-based Blueprint Gaming, you can experience the fun of this beloved slapstick comedy in the form of a 5x3 reel, 20 payline slot game! The new Naked Gun slot is under license from Paramount Licensing and, in addition to having iconic themes, visuals and characters from the classic film franchise, this HTML5 designed game delivers immersive sound and engaging gameplay. Players get to follow the zany antics of Detective Drebin as they work toward solving the...

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Women in Gaming 2017 Awards – Winners Announced

The 8th annual Women in Gaming (WIG) Diversity awards took place this past Friday on 12th May, 2017. The event, which was held at the beautiful Savoy Hotel in London, was a bright and lively success, awarding 16 incredible women for their superb contributions toward the business success of the prestigious gaming companies who employ them. When asked how the evening went, many of the women who were interviewed were thrilled with the night's festivities. One woman said that "Tonight has been really, really good and it makes you realize how special women are in the industry, even though...

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NetEnt Breaks into Canadian Gambling Market

NetEnt is working on expanding its regulated markets and has recently found success in Canada. The developer and supplier of online gambling content's U.S. subsidiary, NetEnt Americas, has gained a license to supply iGaming content to the Canadian province, British Columbia (B.C.). Approval was granted by the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB), B.C.'s gaming regulator, and will allow the software developer to supply its first-rate content to British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), the only licensed gaming and lottery operator in the province. The Canadian gambling market is regulated via separate licensing systems throughout the country. British Columbia is...

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UK Bans Daily Star Wins TV Ad for Offensive Content

The Bear Group Ltd.'s UK TV ad for its white-label online casino brand Daily Star Wins has turned out to be a giant fail. The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned the "Star Wins 30" television advert produced by the gambling operator, deeming it to be in breach of the UK gambling services promotional standards for having linked gambling to sexual success, seduction or enhanced attractiveness. The ad was pulled after the ASA received complaints that the ad was offensive for being "sexist" and for "objectifying women" and because the ASA itself questioned the integrity of the advert, feeling that...

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Liberty Slots Player Wins Huge Mobile Slot Jackpot

Not all online jackpot winners score their lucky victories from desktop gameplay, as recent Liberty Slots mobile slot winner Anja T proved. Her massive $45,000 jackpot win resulted from playing the slot game Crazy Cherry on her iPad. A long time Liberty Slots player, Anja T was already up about $8,500 when she made the choice to boost her bets to $9 per spin. Just after midnight, she managed to crack the jackpot with a spin that resulted in Crazy Cherry symbols appearing on all 3 reels across the middle payline. This scored her a payout of 5000x her...

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