For second year in a row
Malta | 27/02/2017
NetRefer has been placed in the Inc. 5000 Europe list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the European continent.
Swedish firm adds Roxy Palace bingo owner, a perennial target
Malta | 27/02/2017
Kindred Group Plc, the Swedish online gaming company formerly known as Unibet, agreed to buy smaller U.K. rival 32Red Plc for GBP 175.6M (USD 219M), the latest deal in a wave of betting industry consolidation.
GGR up
Spain | 27/02/2017
The General Directorate for the Regulation of Gambling Affairs (the “DGOJ”) has recently published its fourth quarterly report analyzing the evolution of the Spanish market for online gambling, which reflects the data referred to the period between October and December 2016. The DGOJ drafts this report on quarterly basis based on data provided by the authorized gaming operators, and this particular quarter reflects that, in comparison with the previous quarter, there has been an increase in the amounts gambled in all game types and variables analyzed.
Betting on eSports in France still illegal
France | 27/02/2017
Française Des Jeux, a state owned French betting firm, appears to be properly committing itself too with three different types of competition planned.
Online casinos make up for 20% of all gambling
United Kingdom | 27/02/2017
The UK Gambling Commission’s most recent figures indicate that online casinos, and other gambling sites, make up a third of the UK’s gambling revenue. £4.5 billion over a 12 month period includes the lottery, several thousand betting shops and 145 casinos and it shows a massive increase in online gambling.
Exclusive interview with Aleš Gornjec, General Manager, Comtrade Gaming
United Kingdom | 27/02/2017
Comtrade Gaming's Aleš Gornjec talks multi-channel convergence in the gaming industry and underlines the benefits of its sCore, iCore, gCore platforms for casino operators: "Our product lines recognize the necessity in consolidating operator, regulator and vendor needs."
Exclusive interview with Tracy Cohen, Director of Marketing, TCS John Huxley
United Kingdom | 24/02/2017
TCS John Huxley is building on a positive experience at ICE Totally Gaming 2017. The company's brand new Qorex electronic gaming solutions, which has just been been launched, is about to go live in the UK, with several more international installations underway, Tracy Cohen told Yogonet.
Company's digital content, eInstant games now available to Norwegian players
Norway | 24/02/2017
Norsk Tipping has awarded the Scientific Games two new three-year contracts to provide interactive casino and eInstant games. The deals, which Scientific Games won following a competitive procurement process, may be extended for one additional year.
Exclusive interview with Amir Obralic, Marketing Manager, NSoft
United Kingdom | 24/02/2017
Featuring a team of young and talented experts, the NSoft booth at the 2017 ICE Totally Gaming in London was proof that there's plenty of room for new ideas in the gaming space. Yogonet caught up with Amir Obralic to find out about the next developments of the software solutions provider.
Deal slated to be closed in first half of the year
Netherlands | 24/02/2017
Fortuna Entertainment Group will take over Hattrick Sports Group, which has operations in Romania, Croatia and Spain, for EUR 85M with the option of an earn-out mechanism.