Casino Industry

BGO Fair Spins – Where Free Meets Fair

With so many convoluted terms and conditions linked to promotional offers at online casinos these days, consumers have grown tired of discovering that there’s more to free spins bonuses than meets the eye. Recognizing that players deserve greater transparency, major online casino brand, BGO Casino, has introduced a Fair Spins bonus. BGO fair spins are a step in the right direction towards giving players more of what they want, with no strings attached. What are Fair Spins? Fair spins are bonus spins given to players by a casino, typically either as part of the welcome bonus or as part...

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Interview with Mr Green Customer Support Manager – Leah Griffin

The 8th Women in Gaming (WIG) Awards that took place on 12th May, 2017 recognized the most outstanding women in the gaming industry. One of these talented women was Mr Green employee Leah Griffin, who took home the 2017 WIG award for Excellence in Customer Support. Griffin was selected as the winner of this prestigious title for her consistent and proven track record for outstanding customer satisfaction throughout the year and for strong individual development. She feels that her WIG award is an important milestone in her career. Since her time at , Griffin has played a key role...

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Live Casino Dealer Writes Book About her Experiences

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work as a live casino dealer? Is it fun? Is it glamorous? Is it a lot of hard work? Márcinha Batenburg knows exactly what it's like, having experienced it firsthand. Now, the former model from the Netherlands, has shared an interesting look into the life of one of these dealers in her new book: The Dealer Who Pays Taxes. The book, although a fictional romance novel, is loosely based on Batenburg's real life stories as a live casino dealer. The main character is Lavia Kievits, a young woman who...

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Betting Innovation: Interview with Onionsack CEO Jonathan Power

Onionsack is a unique provider of text betting messaging platforms for most of the major UK and Irish bookmakers, including , , and Totepool . The company's platform drives the IM and Text betting channels, generating and delivering personalized in-play bet marketing messages. It allows customers to simply type and send their bet and, within seconds, they receive a receipt of the transaction, followed by another if they win. Onionsack prides itself on understanding the written bet. Most recently the text betting messaging provider worked with Paddy Power to provide the bookmaker's customers with the ability to place bets...

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Leading Companies Gear Up to Take Part in ICE 2017

This year's edition of the ICE Totally Gaming conference is fast approaching and will run from 7th - 9th Februrary, 2017 at the ExCel Cenre in London. It is one of the largest specialized gambling exhibitions and is the world's biggest B2B gaming technology conference as well as the most comprehensive trade event in gaming. It's where the best and the brightest in the industry from over 120 countries gather to debut their latest innovative products, showcase their newest inventions, present high-tech developments, network and more. Prominent companies in the iGaming industry will be heading to ICE 2017 for...

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Detroit Casino Industry City’s Main Source of Income

Detroit, Michigan has suffered a historic $18 billion dollar bankruptcy, considered the largest municipal crash in United States history. It appears that the casino industry represents one of Detroit’s most reliable sources of income. Detroit’s three local casinos together generate the city’s third largest source of income. Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr predicts that the Detroit casino industry will remain a stable source of income for the city. In the fiscal year of 2013, Detroit casino tax revenue generated $17.6 million, down 3.7% from $181.4 million in the previous year. Orr predicts that the market will drop to $168...

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China’s Middle Class Drives Revenue for Macau Casino Industry

The Macau casino industry has seen a gain of 30% in revenue this year. The city represents the world’s casino capital and attributes the revenue gain to China’s quickly growing middle class. "In the next two to three years it is going to be the next wave of the golden age of Macau," Lawrence Ho, chief executive of Macau casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. announced this week. The company also said that net income doubled in the second quarter thanks in part to growth in visits from members of China's rising middle class. As one of six licensed...

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