Latest casino and gambling industry news

Pariplay to Offer Poker Through EvenBet Gaming

Online betting platform group Pariplay has announced that they're going to begin offering poker games to casino clients thanks to a distribution agreement that it signed with EvenBet Gaming.

EveryMatrix Signs Content Deal With BetMGM

Online betting software provider EveryMatrix announced this week that they've signed an agreement with online casino operator BetMGM, leading to the company to operate in new states moving forward.

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.

Evolution Launches in West Virginia

Live dealer specialist and online gaming behemoth Evolution has announced that they've gone live in the state of West Virginia, giving players access to live dealer blackjack, roulette, and more.

Swiss High Court Upholds Offshore Bans

Switzerland's Federal Supreme Court has ruled that the government is permitted to ban player access to offshore gambling sites and that current use of networking blocks to the sites is appropriate.

California Voters Get Say on Mobile Sportsbetting

California residents will have their say in whether mobile sportsbetting should be legal in the Golden State, as a ballot referendum that would legalize the activity will be put up for a vote on November 8th.

Holland Casino to Raise Employee Wages to Meet Inflation

Dutch land betting group Holland Casino announced this week that they're going to be increasing employee pay in addition to giving workers a one-time payment to help offset some of the impact of inflation, which has been rising rampantly.

DraftKings and Chicago Cubs Have Commemorative Ceremony

This week the Chicago Cubs and DraftKings had a commemorative beam signing ceremony at Wrigley Field to mark the end of primary construction for the latter's sportsbook at the iconic baseball stadium.

Leap Gaming Gets Danish License

Casino software supplier Leap Gaming has announced that they've been granted a gaming license by Denmark's gaming regulator.

Videoslots Adds Raw iGaming Slots to Library

Betting operator Videoslots this week announced that they've added slot games from Raw iGaming, bringing the developer's full catalog of games to their library.

Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie Re-Opens Tables

Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie has announced that it's re-opened its gaming tables after they were shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

BetMGM Launches Michigan Live Dealer Studio

BetMGM, in conjunction with Evolution, has launched a new live dealer studio in the state of Michigan, bringing a local feel for players of the company's BetMGM Michigan product.

Bally's Makes Initial $40 Million Payment to Chicago

The city of Chicago has received an initial $40 million payment from Bally's Corporation as part of the group's plan to build its $1.7 billion casino, helping the plan move to the next step.

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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

$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.

Lucky Gambler Wins $12,792,526 Mega Moolah Mega Jackpot

A lucky gambler this week struck Microgaming's Mega Moolah Mega Jackpot, taking home the game's big prize worth $12,792,526.

Regulation, law and order

Industry and finance

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.

Holland Casino to Raise Employee Wages to Meet Inflation

Dutch land betting group Holland Casino announced this week that they're going to be increasing employee pay in addition to giving workers a one-time payment to help offset some of the impact of inflation, which has been rising rampantly.