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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!
 

IGT and HTC Vive Step Into The World Of VR

Posted on by Sean Williamson

Popular slot machine manufacturer IGT (International Game Technology Plc) has revealed the signing of a new partnership with mobile technology giant HTC Vive. The agreement will allow IGT to develop virtual reality technology that will be usable in mobile casinos, according to a recent press release from HTC headquarters. HTC Vive is an exclusive collection of virtual reality hardware products such as headsets, which have been developed by HTC Corporation’s HTC Vive Tech Corporation. The Taiwan-based firm has long specialized in designin …

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Casino Etiquette: Do’s And Don’ts

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Etiquette, also known as “manners” for good reason are rules of convention that serve to regulate social behaviour. Perhaps one of the most functional descriptions of etiquette is that these are the rules that govern being considerate of others. Being considerate of others is especially important when interacting with more than one person at a time, i.e. in a group set-up. Participating in games at a casino is a prime example of interacting with a group of people, especially since the casino set-up is supposed to be a relaxing one …

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Paddy Power Pursuing Australian Mergers

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According to recent media reports, British online and mobile bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair is now pursuing further mergers and acquisitions in the Australian market after a deal to acquire William Hill’s business in the country fell through. The popular international sportsbook brand was one of numerous companies that expressed interest in taking control of William Hill’s Australian division. However, it was CrownBet who reigned victorious in the bid for the business, signing a deal worth around $315 million for the division thanks …

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Bank of England Weighs in On Cryptocurrencies

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Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has reportedly called for cryptocurrencies to be regulated in the same way as the rest of the services offered by the financial services industry. Speaking to a group of students at Edinburgh University in Scotland, Carney dismissed rumours of a possible ban on cryptocurrencies in Britain. He noted that such a measure would risk missing out on potentially lucrative opportunities posed by their ‘underlying payment technologies’ - in this case, Blockchain. Talking about the widesprea …

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Behind the Lens: Facial Recognition Sunglasses

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Over the past 10 years we have seen a huge increase in the development and implementation of Internet technologies and Artificial Intelligence. Everything from the online casino industry to the entertainment industry, to law enforcement and advertising, to online shopping and social media has benefited from the on-going development of AI integration. While it may come as a surprise to many, the Chinese communist government is now taking up the torch to lead the effort into the advancement of artificial intelligence. Earlier this year, China an …

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Player Wins Big With Netent’s Divine Fortune

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This year has already been full of incredible slots jackpot wins, many of which were triggered on slots from leading Swedish developer NetEnt. Last week, it was reported that one of NetEnt’s games delivered yet another exceptional win, this time to a lucky player named Sandy at Vera&John Casino. A report that highlighted the win said that Sandy was overcome by emotional tears when she first struck her prize of £95,662. The jackpot in question was won on NetEnt’s Divine Fortune mobile slot game, and was paid out to a playe …

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NetEnt Fails To Meet 2017 Fiscal Forecasts

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iGaming giant NetEnt has reportedly failed to meet its initial financial expectations, despite the firm experiencing solid year-on-year growth across many of its key financial verticals last year. The Stockholm-based developer has revealed revenues of SEK1.63 billion (€163.7m/$205.3m) earned during the twelve months ended on December 31, 2017. This represents a notable increase of 11.7% over the SEK1.46bn posted for the 2016 financial year. The company’s operating profits also grew by 9.5% to SEK587 million with a profit margin of m …

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Top 5 Reasons to Travel Solo

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When you travel with loved ones, you build memories that will last forever and keep you bonded. This is always a good thing, but there’s a lot to be said for the pleasures of touring places alone too. The experience is completely unique, and usually leaves one a changed person. Read on to discover our top 5 reasons why everyone should travel by themselves at least once in their lives. #1 - Sometimes it’s Just Much Simpler The logistics of working out when everyone in a group can travel are not always easy. Then, when that is final …

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The Mobile Boom Benefits Zynga

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Zynga, the social gaming company, has posted its full-year profits for the 1st time in 7 years as a result of record-breaking mobile revenue. In the company’s yearly results for 2017, Zynga, led by the former head of the mobile division for Electronic Arts, or EA, Frank Gibeau, revealed that revenue stood at US$861.4 million, which as an increase of 16% from 2016. Mobile games accounted for as much as 86% of the company’s total revenue, up from 77% last year, with CSR Racing 2 and Words with Friends 2 being among its major su …

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Predicting iGaming’s Biggest Trends

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The iGaming industry is always awash with brand new innovations, products, and creative casino games. 2018 is already set to be a big year in the world of online and mobile casino games, with some exciting new trends expected to arise throughout the course of this year. One of the first trends to look out for will be virtual reality technology. Many operators have already begun to introduce VR technology to their platforms, and as VR headsets become easier and more affordable to obtain, iGaming brands are becoming more and more willing to offe …

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