Players Beware: Microgame Gets BetSoft Games

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Italian online casino operator Microgame has announced that it has signed a content supply deal with BetSoft and will begin offering the developer's games as a result.

The deal marks the first time BetSoft's games have reached the regulated Italian gaming market, and the deal will include all of the company's 3D video slots. The group recently got clearance to offer their games in Italy, and will be aiming to offer its games on more sites as time passes.

We have reported that it appears that BetSoft's progressive jackpots can be un-winnable, so we urge punters who play at Microgame to exercise caution and avoid playing BetSoft's games there.

Commenting on the agreement BetSoft's Sales Executive Francesca Raniolo said, "MicroGame is an important partner for Betsoft and their esteemed position in the Italian gaming market makes them an excellent choice for the roll out of our range of casino content. Italy will be a key territory for Betsoft in the next 12 months and we are delighted to make our games available."

If you are as surprised as us to find that the Italian regulator has allowed games from a company with such a questionable history as Betsoft to be offered to the Italian consumers that it is supposedly protecting, perhaps you won't be surprised to find that Casino Listings is ISP blocked in Italy by the regulator AAMS (Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato). Perhaps no-one associated with Italian regulation of online gambling is even aware of the Betsoft situation because they cannot access this and other sites that tell them the truth.

We are left in the curious situation whereby, in order to protect consumers from unscrupulous operators and shonky game developers, Italy is actively blocking sites that help protect consumers by revealing the unscrupulous operators and shonky game developers.

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20 December 2016 - 12:15am
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I wonder why anybody want to work with Betsoft after the latest reveals about the ways they cheated and I guess the answer is that still many people and brands didn't heard about that. We could only hope that BetSoft quit doing that but it's hard to believe after they been caught multiple times cheating.

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20 December 2016 - 4:11pm
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I also don't understand why would they have a deal with Betsoft with all the controversy going on around their untrustful jackpots.

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20 December 2016 - 11:10pm
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I'm not surprised that companies want to offer Betsoft's games. They look nice and I am sure they are very profitable, especially the progressive ones that cannot be won. What I am most shocked at is that this is a company operating in a supposedly regulated market that allows them to. How is regulation working to protect consumers in this case?

You would think that it would be simple for someone who works for the Italian regulator to just read the abundant evidence that we have published here of Betsoft's dodgy conduct. That surely would raise severe doubts over Betsoft's suitability to offer their product in a regulated market. But of course nothing is that simple!

The irony is that several years ago Casino Listings was added to the Italian blacklist that is ISP blocked within the country to supposedly protect the poor Italian people (I've updated the article to highlight this fact). So anyone who wants to read this information that might protect them from unfair games can't unless they use a VPN. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.

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21 December 2016 - 10:26pm
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I am sure they are very profitable, especially the progressive ones that cannot be won.

This is irrefutable argument Ed 😀

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The irony is that several years ago Casino Listings was added to the Italian blacklist that is ISP blocked within the country to supposedly protect the poor Italian people (I've updated the article to highlight this fact). So anyone who wants to read this information that might protect them from unfair games can't unless they use a VPN. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.

Yeah it's a shame for the Italian punters, That's just speaks about interests and that some of the local gambling brands and monopolies probably could exercise pressure upon the regulator AAMS , certainly too much influences and interests there and I can't think of any other reason CL to be blocked there or anywhere else.