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$3,575,888 Mega Moolah Jackpot Hit

Over the weekend a lucky slot player struck it big when he struck Microgaming's Mega Moolah Mega Jackpot, taking home a cash prize worth $3,575,888.

EveryMatrix Chosen as Malta National Lottery Online Operator

Casino betting technology group EveryMatrix announced this week that it has been chosen by the National Lottery of Malta to operate the online portion of the business, marking a huge business win for the Malta-based company.

Jackpocket Goes Live in Montana

Online lottery group Jackpocket announced this week that they've gone live in the state of Montana, allowing gamblers in the state to buy lotto tickets from a mobile app on their phone or tablet.

White Hat Gaming Launches in USA

Betting software group White Hat Studios, the game development studio of platform company White Hat Gaming, has launched operations in the United States with operator BetMGM providing players with their selection of online slots in regulated states.

SuperSport to Sponsor Croatian First Football League

Sportsbetting group SuperSport has announced that they've come to terms with the Croatian First Football League, becoming the league's title sponsor.

Atlantic City Casino Worker Strike Averted

Workers at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City have agreed to a deal between their union and the casino, averting a strike that was due to begin at 12:01 am on Sunday.

BetFirst Becomes Royal Antwerp Sponsor

This week betting group BetFirst announced that they've signed a sponsorship deal with Belgian football club Royal Antwerp, becoming a shirt sponsor for the team.

BallyBet Launches in Ontario

Betting group Bally's is launching in the Canadian province of Ontario after the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario granted the company an online gaming license.

VBET to Sponsor OGC Nice

Online betting operator VBET has signed a sponsorship deal with French football club OGC Nice and will work with the club for the next three years.

Triple Cherry Partners With EveryMatrix

Gaming software aggregation company EveryMatrix has announced that they've added games from developer Triple Cherry, bringing the latter's games into its CasinoEngine platform moving forward.

GiG Expands Agreements in Portugal and Spain

Betting group Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has announced that they've expanded relationships with gaming groups in Portugal and Spain, by signing content platform distribution deals with both.

Betsson Partners With Women's Copa America

Gaming operator Betsson has announced that they've signed an agreement to become the exclusive sportsbook partner of the Women's Copa America, which is taking place this summer.

GambleAware Launches Two New Programs

UK gambling charity GambleAware announced this week that it has launched two new major programmes with the goal of reducing gambling harm and supporting those who're on the rebound from the issue.

NFL Creates Sportsbetting Executive Position

This week the National Football League hired longtime employee David Highhill as VP and General Manager of Sports Betting, the first position in the league directly related to the activity.

Casino Copenhagen Chastised by Spillemyndigheden

Danish betting destination Casino Copenhagen was chastised this month by the country's gaming regulator Spillemyndigheden for various anti-money laundering failings.

US Lawmakers Urge Shutdown of Bovada, MyBookie, BetOnline

This week it was revealed that 28 members of the US House of Representatives have signed a letter addressed to the US Attorney General Merrick Garland, urging the Department of Justice to shut down the operations of betting sites Bovada, MyBookie, and BetOnline.

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New game releases

Armadillo Launches 'The Lioness' Slot in August

Game developer Armadillo Studios has announced that its first licensed slot game 'The Lioness', will launch in August.

Amusnet Interactive Launches 'Cocktail Rush'

Game developer Amustnet Interactive is hoping players are parched, as they're aiming to quench your thirst with their newest video slot 'Cocktail Rush', which gives you tiki drinks and the chance to score cash prizes.

Progressive jackpots

$3,575,888 Mega Moolah Jackpot Hit

Over the weekend a lucky slot player struck it big when he struck Microgaming's Mega Moolah Mega Jackpot, taking home a cash prize worth $3,575,888.

$4,146,885 Mega Moolah Mega Jackpot Won

Today a gambler hit a life-changing progressive jackpot when they scored the Mega Moolah Mega Jackpot for a huge $4,146,885 cash prize.

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Industry and finance

SuperSport to Sponsor Croatian First Football League

Sportsbetting group SuperSport has announced that they've come to terms with the Croatian First Football League, becoming the league's title sponsor.

Atlantic City Casino Worker Strike Averted

Workers at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City have agreed to a deal between their union and the casino, averting a strike that was due to begin at 12:01 am on Sunday.