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Welcome to the Casinoapp.com News section, where we keep you informed about all the latest happenings in the world of online gaming and mobile app casino gaming. The world of internet gaming is not a static one. This is a world that is in constant flux, and thus it’s a world you need to be kept abreast of, especially if you’re serious about your gaming. We’ll cover everything you need to know about this exciting world. We’ll let you know when new games are being released and at which operators you can find them. We’ll tell you about the latest developments in the gambling sector in terms of new technology like live dealer games and in terms of laws and legislation. We’ll tell you which celebrities like yourselves are big on gambling and we’ll also let you know what banking options will be best suited for your casino financials and budgetary needs. Our news page is here to serve you in more than just one capacity! We want to in inform you, educate you and entertain you, and to do so we need to have our fingers on the pulse of gaming. So no matter what you need to know about the world of online and mobile casino gaming, know that you’ll always be able to be kept up to speed through us!
 

EA Defends Loot Boxes

Posted on 2019-06-27 by Sean Williamson

When speaking in front of a UK Government panel this month, Kerry Hopkins, the VP of EA (Electronic Arts) Games, described her company’s use of loot boxes as quite ethical, and compared them to Kinder Eggs – the popular chocolate eggs with a surprise toy hidden in the centre. She was defending her company and talking about the risks of loot boxes in video games. With certain studies linking them to gambling, regulators across the globe are examining the issue stringently, especially because it’s children who they are mainly a …

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Highlight Strikes Landmark Deal With NBA

Posted on 2019-06-21 by Sean Williamson

Virtual sports betting excitement mounts as Highlight Games prepares to develop the very first virtual sports betting game ever to feature actual NBA event footage and event highlights. Highlight Games has successfully paved the way to the pre-NBA season launch of the game, thanks to having successfully concluded a partnership with the National Basketball Association. NBA Last 90 will, according to the developer, feature actual footage from recent NBA games. Players will be able to interact with the sport and with their sporting heroes in refr …

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SportCaller and Kindred Group Sign Deal

Posted on 2019-06-14 by Sean Williamson

The free-to-play sports game specialists SportCaller made a big announcement recently. They made public the news that they have entered into a long-term association with the Kindred Group, the online gambling operator made up of 11 brands. The new arrangement will see the specialists rolling out FTP games across numerous sporting events in a range of countries. This will be done via a strategic approach with the support of all of the pertinent Group departments, thus securing a scalable, consolidated model. The Kindred Group chose SportCaller …

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Skillzzgaming and R. Franco Team Up

Posted on 2019-06-12 by Sean Williamson

The R. Franco digital portfolio has been boosted significantly by the addition of skills-based games from respected developer Skillzzgaming. This follows a recent deal between the two companies. The provider’s casino games depart from the traditional format in which the results are entirely up to chance. Instead, while luck and odds are factors, the results of titles such as Gems Odyssey also depend on the choices made by players. Among the other titles that were added to the R. Franco Kolyseo server include Game of Chronos, Match Machin …

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Zynga Unveils Game of Thrones Social Slot

Posted on 2019-06-05 by Sean Williamson

Following the conclusion of the Game of Thrones television series, Zynga Inc, the global leader in interactive entertainment, has officially launched their Game of Thrones social slot on Google Play and the App Store. The new release is set to be one of Zynga’s biggest entries into their social casino portfolio, which includes popular titles like Words with Friends and CSR Racing. In the coming weeks, versions for Facebook and the Amazon Appstore will become available, as per the social media expansion strategy. The Game of Thrones slot …

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Nuvei Corp Offers to Purchase SafeCharge

Posted on 2019-05-28 by Sean Williamson

Over the past six months, the online payment processing industry has seen a huge shift with major consolidations, purchases and mergers. The sector has once again been shaken up with Major technology firm Nuvei Corp offering to purchase British payment processing company SafeCharge for a cash offer of $889 million. If successful, the sale of SafeCharge could provide huge leverage for both parties and a significant milestone for the industry. Nuvei Corp is a hugely successful North American firm that provides technology-rich payment processing …

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SG & BTG Announce SG Megaways Slot Partnership

Posted on 2019-05-24 by Sean Williamson

A partnership between Big Time Gaming and Scientific Games Corporation has yielded a strengthened position in the iGaming industry. Now, the expansion of the popular Megaways mechanic has been added to the growing Scientific Gaming portfolio. Megaways is a dynamic random reel modifier system that was developed and implemented by Big Time Gaming. The feature enhances the player experience by producing a different number of symbols across the reels on every single spin. This allows for multiple game scenarios, and for endless payline combination …

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Social Media Blurs Gaming-Gambling Divide

Posted on 2019-04-24 by Sean Williamson

Indistinct is the dividing line between online games and online gambling games, and social media is making it harder than ever to differentiate between the two. This was the conclusion recently reached by Dr Crystal Fulton, a researcher employed by Ireland’s University of Dublin. Dr Fulton recently presented some of her findings to what is referred to as the Oireachtas Justice Committee in an attempt to emphasise the rapidly blurring divide between what constitutes gaming and what constitutes actual gambling.  Dr Fulton also went on …

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MGM Intent On Automation And Job Cuts

Posted on 2019-03-19 by Sean Williamson

If the cost-cutting forces at MGM Resorts are successful with the implementation of their latest money saving strategy, then many of the entertainment group’s back-of-house employees may soon find themselves without gainful employment. Cashiers and bartenders may face the same fate too. The casino and entertainment group recently revealed some of its workforce automation-plans, according to which, if successfully implemented, many positions could in future be made redundant and/or fully automated by intelligent machines. In other words, …

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Big Fish Social Casino In Hot Water

Posted on 2019-02-21 by Sean Williamson

Social gaming site Big Fish Casino has found itself back in the courtroom. This time it is the defendant in a class action lawsuit, which has been brought against it for breaking the gambling laws of Washington State. The online social casino operator offers free to play games, some with in-game purchases. The casino and its owner Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. have vehemently vowed to fight the lawsuit. Virtual Chips Classified as Gambling The class-action lawsuit, which is being led by a Ms. Manasa Thimmegowda, claims that the company’s por …

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