Gambling News 07th February, 2017

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NETENT LICENSES PLANET OF THE APES MOVIE FRANCHISE

07th February, 2017 at 19:29:01
A first for casino gaming and exclusive to software developer.

NetEnt has penned a licensing agreement with 20th Century Fox Consumer Products for the Planet of the Apes film franchise for online casino gaming.

Full Story: Netent Licenses Planet Of The Apes Movie Franchise »

MICROGAMING TAKES MOBILE PRODUCT AWARD AT IGA 2017

07th February, 2017 at 19:29:01
Mobile remains the future of gaming, with more growth to come.

The 10th International Gaming Awards were held at the InterContinental London Park Lane Monday paying homage to outstanding, innovative gaming industry providers.

Full Story: Microgaming Takes Mobile Product Award At Iga 2017 »

GREENTUBE SELECTS KAMBI SPORTSBOOK

07th February, 2017 at 19:29:01
For brands operating in European markets.

Kambi will offer its sportsbook service to a number of Greentube's European markets - including Spain, Italy, UK, Germany and Romania, following the formalisation of a contract with Novomatic Interactive, this week.

Full Story: Greentube Selects Kambi Sportsbook »

PLAYTECH CLINCH MAJOR LICENSING DEAL WITH WARNER BROS.

07th February, 2017 at 19:29:01
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Suicide Squad and the Justice League.

Playtech has entered into its largest ever, multi-year, branded games content deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment.

Full Story: Playtech Clinch Major Licensing Deal With Warner Bros. »

INTERWETTEN PARTNERS PARIPLAY

07th February, 2017 at 19:29:01
For entire suite of online casino content.

Pariplay Ltd has entered into content supply agreement with Malta-based online sportsbook and casino operator, Interwetten Gaming.

Full Story: Interwetten Partners Pariplay »

SKY BETTING & GAMING APPOINT CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT EXEC

07th February, 2017 at 12:14:46
Senior Morgan Stanley analyst fits the bill.

Sky Betting & Gaming has named former Morgan Stanley senior analyst, Vaughan Lewis, as director of corporate development.

Full Story: Sky Betting & Gaming Appoint Corporate Development Exec »

NETENT TO DEVELOP FIRST VR SLOT

07th February, 2017 at 12:14:46
Gonzo's Quest to pilot new game venture.

NetEnt will develop and launch its first real-money virtual reality (VR) slot, selecting its popular Gonzo's Quest title to pilot the new venture.

Full Story: Netent To Develop First Vr Slot »

NIEBOER JOINS PAYSAFE AS CMO

07th February, 2017 at 12:14:46
Experienced marketing man joins executive team

Former Betfair chief marketing officer (CMO), Oscar Nieboer, has been appointed to the PaySafe executive leadership team in the newly created position of CMO.

Full Story: Nieboer Joins Paysafe As Cmo »

IBID ACQUIRES RIVERPLAY

07th February, 2017 at 12:14:46
Rename platform provider to Pragmatic Solutions.

Investment firm IBID Group has bought a majority stake in gambling platform provider Riverplay for an undisclosed consideration.

Full Story: Ibid Acquires Riverplay »

CZECH FINANCE MINISTRY ACCREDITS ECOGRA AS AN ONLINE GAMBLING TESTING AGENCY

07th February, 2017 at 08:36:07
Testing agency itself subjected to extensive checks prior to achieving accreditation

The independent online gambling testing laboratory and regulatory adviser eCOGRA is among the first few companies to achieve accreditation as an authorised Czech testing agency by the Central European nation's Ministry of Finance, and was itself subjected to rigorous probity, professional staff, methodology and technical capability checks by the State Supervision of Gambling and Lotteries before receiving approval.

Full Story: Czech Finance Ministry Accredits Ecogra As An Online Gambling Testing Agency »

PLAYTECH ACQUIRES EYECON

07th February, 2017 at 08:36:07
Key market bolt-on technology and content strategy in play.

Playtech has acquired the entire issued share capital of Australian online gaming software developer, Eyecon Limited and Eyecon Pty. Ltd (Eyecon) for a maximum total consideration of GBP 50 million.

Full Story: Playtech Acquires Eyecon »

MICROGAMING CELEBRATES LAUNCH OF JURASSIC WORLD SLOT

07th February, 2017 at 08:36:07
Much-anticipated release comes to life.

Microgaming has kicked off day-one at the ICE industry expo with a bang, delivering an impressive late Cretaceous period-themed stand to celebrate the launch of its " Jurassic World " slot.

Full Story: Microgaming Celebrates Launch Of Jurassic World Slot »