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Leading gambling and players associations celebrate first year success of their joint betting education programmes

The gambling trade associations, the RGA, EGBA, and ESSA, along with EU Athletes and the Professional Players Federation celebrate today the first year anniversary of their joint betting education programmes. They call on the sports world to enter discussions about an agreed overarching set of principles for a sports betting integrity education programme that can […]

26 April 2012 0 comment
Eldorado Hotel Casino excites players with Bally’s iView display manager and Elite

Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that the  Eldorado Hotel Casino has implemented Bally’s award-winning iVIEW DM and Elite Bonusing Suite (EBS) solutions to engage and excite patrons at its Reno, Nev., property. The Eldorado […]

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Merkur Dispenser 100 is the proven banknote recycler for all markets

The Merkur Dispenser 100 is the proven banknote recycler in the market. There are over 65,000 units in daily operation. The Merkur Dispenser 100 was introduced to the German AWP market over six years ago. This extensive market experience coupled with the large number of units in operation makes this product stand out in this […]

24 April 2012 0 comment
Scarface, new Net Entertainment’ video slot

Net Entertainment in cooperation with Universal©, brings a legendary film icon to the reels in its latest platinum offering – ScarfaceTM. There’s no shortage of excitement in this game. 3 Stacked Wilds on 3 different reels activate Nudge Spins, Free Spins, or a Bonus Game unlike any other. Based on the “Say hello to my […]

23 April 2012 0 comment
Victorious Touch™ and Flowers Touch™ added to NetEnt’s mobile portfolio

Net Entertainment, the world’s leading provider of high quality casino games, is pleased to announce it is expanding its mobile games portfolio with two new additions: Victorious TouchTM and Flowers TouchTM. Both slots are already available on desktop and now on iOS devices. At the end of 2011, Net Entertainment launched its first ever casino […]

20 April 2012 0 comment
Snai announces the temporary halt of its vlt Barcrest platform

Snai operates in the video-lotteries segment through two platforms, one of which is supplied by Barcrest Plc. On the afternoon of 16 April 2012, an unusual peak in payment requests occurred on the Barcrest system based upon only apparently winning tickets. Upon the occurrence of this anomalous episode, the Company immediately blocked the Barcrest System, […]

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Davide Merli from Italy wins the 6th Eca European Dealer Championship

On 17 and 18 April representatives of the European casino industry met in Helsinki, Finland to watch the best dealers from across Europe demonstrate their skills at the Blackjack and American Roulette tables in the finals of the 6th edition of the European Casino Association’s (ECA) prestigious European Dealer Championship. This 6th European Dealer Championship […]

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Casino surge sees Macau close in on Japan

Macau, the special administrative region of China in the South China Sea measuring just 30 square kilometres, became the world’s 3rd largest gambling jurisdiction in 2010, according to research for GBGC’s new, seventh edition of its market leading Global Gambling Report. Macau leapt into 3rd place with total gambling revenues of US$ 23.83 billion in […]

19 April 2012 0 comment
Online gambling: eu operators publish Manifesto

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) today published a Manifesto for a sustainable EU policy for online gambling as a contribution to the European Commission Communication and action plan that is to be published this summer. In parallel, the Commission will shortly have its next meeting with national gambling regulators in order to explore […]

18 April 2012 0 comment
Cjeu: Ag Mazak rejects discriminatory austrian advertising restrictions on gambling

EGBA welcomes today’s opinion of Advocate General (AG) Mazak stating that the Austrian restrictions are discriminatory and a potential hidden total ban for cross border advertising. According to AG Mazak, in the Hit and Hit Larix case (C-176/11) at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU):   “[T]he Austrian legislation making the grant […]

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