Gambling News 18th May, 2016

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PLAYTECH CONFIRMS GAMING AND FINANCIAL M&A DISCUSSIONS

18th May, 2016 at 15:58:26
Bullish on growth and opportunities in 2016 and beyond.

In an AGM statement Wednesday, Playtech plc reported robust momentum from a strong 2015 into 2016 saying it remained confident of continued success and strong growth in 2016 and beyond.

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BETIT TO MIGRATE TO GIG IGAMING CLOUD PLATFORM

18th May, 2016 at 15:58:26
Significant deal for Gaming Innovation Group.

Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has signed a significant deal with its 17th operator BetIt Operations Ltd. (BetIt) which will see BetIt's entire casino and sports offering migrate to GIG's iGaming Cloud (iGC) platform service in October 2016.

Full Story: Betit To Migrate To Gig Igaming Cloud Platform »

FAST TRACK TO DEVELOP NEW CHANCE HILL CASINO

18th May, 2016 at 15:58:26
European-focused offer to launch in second half 2016.

Gaming technology and service provider start-up Fast Track will develop and launch Ikibu, Chance Hill's newest online casino, after a deal was signed this week.

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NEW GAME RELEASES ABOUND

18th May, 2016 at 15:58:26
From Big Time Gaming, NYX and Genesis Gaming.

Big Time Gaming is set to launch " Queen of Riches, " its latest MegaWays slot featuring a classic Egyptian theme towards the end of May.

Full Story: New Game Releases Abound »

ONLINE CASINO GAMBLING AS A SPECTATOR ACTIVITY?

18th May, 2016 at 08:42:45
Streaming technology has added a new dimension to play and promotion.

It started with online poker but is now rapidly spreading to eSports and online slot action...the entertainment of watching others play, thanks to advances in technology and some outside-the-box thinking.

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NEW GAME THEME BASED ON POPULAR TELEVISION SHOW

18th May, 2016 at 08:42:45
Storm Gaming obtains permission to use The Chase game show concept as a theme.

British television network ITV has given permission to games developer Storm Gaming Technology to use its popular game show The Chase as an online gambling game theme.

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