Online Casino and Gambling News: June 2016

Las Vegas to Get NHL Team

This week the NHL Executive Committee voted to approve an NHL franchise to be placed in Las Vegas, with games set to commence beginning in the 2017-2018 season.

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NYX and Solverde in Gaming Partnership

Internet betting software developer NYX Gaming has announced that they have signed an agreement with Solverde S.A., and will offer digital games to the group as a result.

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Playtech Launches "Age of the Gods" Slot Series

Internet betting group Playtech plc has announced the launch of its new Age of the Gods slot series, which features three games based on Greek mythology.

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$1,543,073 Millionaire Genie Jackpot Won at 888

On Tuesday a punter playing the Random Logic classic slot Millionaire Genie hit the game's progressive jackpot for a large $1,543,073 cash prize.

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Microgaming to Drop Batman Slots

In an affiliate email this week it was revealed that gaming software developer Microgaming will be dropping its two Batman themed slots "The Dark Knight" and "The Dark Knight Rises", effective June 27th.

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Ladbrokes Pull Live Betting in Australia

UK betting firm Ladbrokes has announced that they have pulled their online live sports product in Australia, after the government filed charges against a variety of betting firms that offered the service.

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Draft Kings and FanDuel in Merger Talks

The two biggest names in daily fantasy sports are reportedly in talks to merge, with the possibility of forming one mega-company that could dominate the US market.

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Delaware Online Gaming Numbers Stable in May

This week the Delaware Lottery revealed their online gaming numbers, noting that casino activity was flat, but that online poker numbers were up 2.78% from the same period last year.

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BetSoft in Content Deal With 126bet

Internet betting software developer BetSoft Gaming has announced that they have signed a content supply partnership with 126bet, and will supply the site with their casino games.

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Paddy Power Gets Laughs Over Scotlands Failed Euro 2016 Bid

Internet betting group Paddy Power has released their latest controversial ad, mocking Scotland for failing to qualify for the Euro 2016 football tournament.

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