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Countdown to the CasinoBeats Summit in London

It is only a week until the CasinoBeats summit inauguration starts, which is scheduled to take place at Olympia, London on the 19th and 20th September 2018. The event will be attended by over 250 delegates and 3o leading industry speakers, who will speak in all the 14 sessions planned. The people who will attend the summit will get a chance to hear from industry's visionaries and experts, which include: Veiko Krunberg - managing director, Olympic Entertainment group Daniela Johansson - deputy CEO, Paf casino Brayan Bailey - founder of CasionMeister Alex Tomic - CEO SlotsMillion Simon Collins - founder, Gaming Realms Melvyn Ritsema - CMO Royal...

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NetEnt to Release A New Narcos Branded Slot in 2018

Gaumont is the oldest film company in the world and the one that has produced the immensely popular series Narcos. While the fans anxiously wait for the arrival of the fourth season, NetEnt is ready to release a new video slot inspired by it. The partnership between the Scandinavian software developer and Gaumont will bring the themed slot game to hundreds of casinos powered by Net Entertainment. Narcos is watched by millions of people from all over the world and is available on Netflix, the most popular streaming service. Residents of more than 130 countries enjoy its episodes and...

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ICE VOX Successfully Kicks Off ICE Totally Gaming 2018

The doors to the ExCeL in London opened Monday for ICE VOX, a special series of conferences delivering knowledge from industry experts during ICE 2018. ICE VOX, which has replaced ICE Conferences, kicked off on Monday the 5th of February (the day before the world-famous 3-day ICE Exhibition opens) and runs until Wednesday the 7th of February. It is an educational programme paid for by Clarion Events, the organizers behind ICE Totally Gaming. VOX is comprised of nine learning and network tracks and is the gaming industry’s knowledge-exchange and educational brand. It is the only event that takes place...

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European Online Gaming forum 2015

C5 Communications limited will host their annual European Online Gaming forum in 2015. This is the 5th year that the forum will take place. This leading iGaming event will be held on February 2nd at the City Hotel in London. The purpose of this forum is to look at current trends within the European online gaming market, including regulations, safety measures and business strategies. Harrie Temmink, representative of the European Comission will host a session on “Navigating the regulatory landscape in Europe.” Representatives from companies such as Amaya, Playtech, Betfair and more will all attend this imprortant conference. 2014...

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ICE Totally Gaming To Host WrA Cocktail Reception

As the time draws near fro the ICE Totally Gaming 2015 Conference, we aim to bring you regular updates of what to expect. This leading event is the largest of its kind, and is expected to draw in significant numbers of gaming industry representatives and regulators. ICE Totally Gaming 2015, taking place from February 3rd-5th, is set to host the Cocktail reception party for the World Regulation Assembly aboard the Cutty Sark, British clipper ship. This 19th ship travelled the world’s major trading routes, including places like Britain, China, Australia and Egypt. Today this ship is permanently docked is...

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ICE Totally Gaming 2015 Is Drawing Near

The Ice Totally Gaming conference to be held from February 3rd - 5th 2015, will see a record number of 100 international gaming regulators present at the Excel venue in London for this key event. ICE Totally Gaming is an exclusive B2B gaming event that covers both online and offline gaming sectors. Those who attend the ICE conference will have the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of key markets within the land based, online and mobile gaming sectors. Marketing Director for ICE, Jo Mayer, said the following regarding the event, “The really stand-out industry events attract a broad...

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William Hill, Founder Of The William Hill Empire

The question on everyone’s mind is who is William Hill and how did the company William Hill that we know today actually begin? Well it was a long and gradual process, Hills interest in the industry and dedication and commitment began at young age. Let’s take a look back over the years and learn about William Hill history and who he was. Click To View The Timeline Of William's Hill Empire Info-graphic.   It started back in 1903, William Hill was born on July 16th 1903 in Birmingham England to a family of 13 children. He attended Old Know...

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London Casino Refuses to Pay £7m Win To Poker Pro Phil Ivey

Professional poker player Phil Ivey has made headlines again after stirring up controversy at a London casino. The Crocksford Casino in London refuses to pay the 38 year old poker star £7 million that he won while playing Punto Banco. The casino claims that Ivey cheated using “the edge sorting technique” in which a player studies cards for imperfections. Phil Ivey, considered one of the best poker players in the world, will sue the casino for £7.7 million, defending that he used entirely lawful techniques. This isn’t the first time Phil Ivey has caused controversy for his card playing...

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Ritz Casino to receive £1 million from Saudi Heiress

The Ritz casino in London has won their court case against Noora Abdullah Mahawish Al-Daher, a 47 year old woman living in Mucast Oman, who lost £2million whilst gambling at their casino on April 3 2012. On the evening at the Ritz, Nora reached her £1.7million cheque limit whilst playing Punto Banco (a form of Baccarat), she then requested that her limit be extended to £2million. Nora went on to lose this amount whilst gambling, as well as handing out large tips of £14,000 to the dealer and staff members. Some of the cheques she issued were not honoured,...

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The Sensational ICE Totally Gaming Event

ICE Totally Gaming has developed into the most successful and comprehensive annual B2B gaming event in the world. This event takes place in London at Excel over three days. Over 23 500 people attended the event in 2014 from over 156 countries. ICE is all encompassing, focussing on everything and anything related to the gaming industry. For anyone involved in the gaming industry in any way, this is the place to be. Everyone in the industry convenes annually at this one main event, bringing them together at the same time and the same place. This is the platform that...

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The Real Deal on Becoming a Croupier

It’s never been a better time to start a career as a croupier. In a recession based economy, the casino industry continues to grow and presents plenty of opportunities for casino dealer jobs. Located right in the heart of London, The London Academy of Gaming prepares their trainees for croupier jobs, guaranteeing them a position at major casinos in the United Kingdom and worldwide. We had a chance to catch up with Liam Carlin, the Academy’s Business Development and Marketing Manager. Liam gave us an inside look at the Academy, and how they provide their trainees with the opportunity...

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Land Based Casinos in the UK

There are over 140 land based casinos in the UK with many of the most popular gambling establishments situated in downtown London. Some of the largest operators of casinos in the United Kingdom include Grosvenor Casinos and Genting Casinos located throughout the...

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US States Easing Up Online Gambling Ban Results In 888 Revenue Boost

888, the London registered company predicts benefits and results starting in 2014 due to several US states restricting the ban on online gambling. The online gambling magnate, 888 is currently operational in Nevada, and is to see markets go live in Delaware and New Jersey as early as November. 888 Chief Executive Brian Mattingley commented on the American market saying, " In 2014, we should start to see some meaningful revenues come through It was 2006 when internet betting was banned by the US Congress, resulting in a financial blow to 888 and many other conglomerates that had set up...

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Southend Becoming A Gambler’s Paradise With Third Casino

Southend is fast shaping up to be the gambling Mecca of Essex, with a third casino on the way. There are already two casinos on the two mile seafront, and next year The Grosvenor Casino will be opening at the Park Inn Palace Hotel. Just in time for the summer crowds. The two current casinos are the Rendezvous Casino at the Kursaal and the Genting Club in Western Esplanade, Westcliff. There was also talk of a fourth casino, for the Fossetts Farm development by Southend United, but we believe the idea has been abandoned. Southend Council's leader of the...

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