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Play'n GO Launches 'Alice Cooper and the Tome of Madness'

Game designer Play'n GO is tapping "the godfather of shock rock" for its newest slot release, 'Alice Cooper and the Tome of Madness'.

Biggest Jackpot Cleopatra's Gold Progressive Won

Today the largest-ever Jackpot Cleopatra's Gold Progressive was hit, bringing the lucky gambler who struck it $444,035.

Corona Resort & Casino Can Reopen

Vietnam's Corona Resort & Casino has been given the green light by the government to re-open after previously having been forced to temporarily close due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pariplay Ramps Up For Dutch Launch

Betting software group Pariplay is setting itself up for the regulated Dutch online market, which is slated to go live in one week's time.

Svenska Spel to Push eSports

Swedish betting group Svenska Spel announced this week that they're partnering with Esportshall to help promote eSports in the country, with the goal of making the activity popular amount players.

Spelinspektionen Wants to Treat Gambling Ads Like Alcohol

Sweden's gaming regulator Spelinspektionen has revealed this week that they're willing to treat gambling advertising like alcohol in terms of stipulations and rules if the 2018 Gambling Act is amended.

Playtech Revenues Drop 4% in First Half

Gaming software group Playtech filed a trading update for the first half of 2021, indicating that revenues dipped 4% to €457.4 million for the period.

Casino Helsinki Puts Loss Limits on Slots

Veikkaus-owned Casino Helsinki has added loss limits to their library of slot machines, with the limits taking effect beginning on September 24th.

Holland Casino Posts First Half Loss of €60 Million

Netherlands betting group Holland Casino announced their first half 2021 financials this week, noting that they lost more than €60 million during the period.

Habanero to Go to Ghana With Betway

Game developer Habanero Systems is heading to Ghana thanks to a content deal that they've signed with Betway Ghana that'll see them providing their full suite of games to the casino.

Wazdan Improves Its Volatility Levels Feature

Game designer Wazdan has announced that they've improved the Volatility Levels feature that they offer to casinos by giving the individual sites the ability to set a default level for player volatility on the games.

Norway to Block Offshore Betting Sites

Norway has announced this week that they're planning to block offshore gaming sites that don't carry gaming licenses through their gaming regulator.

DraftKings Puts Up $20 Billion Offer for Entain

American betting group DraftKings is apparently dead serious about wanting to acquire Entain and has put up a package valued at $20 billion in an attempt to scoop up the company.

Boom Entertainment Gets $15 Million in Funding

Social gaming group Boom Entertainment is poised to enter the real-money gambling market after obtaining $15 million in funding.

Fonbet to Adopt Playson Games in Greece

Casino group FonBet (a Plumo Limited brand) has announced this week that they're going to be enhancing its Greek online casino's library thanks to a partnership that they've signed with developer Playson.

SoftSwiss Adds Titles from Pipa Games to Platform

Crypto-friendly software platform SoftSwiss announced this week that they've added titles from Brazilian developer Pipa Games, helping enhance their platform's notoriety in the Latin American market.

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New game releases

Play'n GO Launches 'Alice Cooper and the Tome of Madness'

Game designer Play'n GO is tapping "the godfather of shock rock" for its newest slot release, 'Alice Cooper and the Tome of Madness'.

BGaming to Produce Custom Table Games

Game developer BGaming announced this week that they're developing custom table games that can be specifically tailored to individual casino operators, with N1 Casino being the first site to jump onboard.

Progressive jackpots

Biggest Jackpot Cleopatra's Gold Progressive Won

Today the largest-ever Jackpot Cleopatra's Gold Progressive was hit, bringing the lucky gambler who struck it $444,035.

BetMGM Gives Lions Parlay Bettor a Cashout

Imagine getting a $25 free bet from the BetMGM sportsbook. It's not uncommon. It happens to thousands upon thousands of bettors every week in the USA. Now imagine taking an epic swing for the fences bet by using that $25 to predict the outcome of all 16 NFL games this past week for a payout of $727,000.

Regulation, law and order

Industry and finance

Corona Resort & Casino Can Reopen

Vietnam's Corona Resort & Casino has been given the green light by the government to re-open after previously having been forced to temporarily close due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Svenska Spel to Push eSports

Swedish betting group Svenska Spel announced this week that they're partnering with Esportshall to help promote eSports in the country, with the goal of making the activity popular amount players.