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Sweden – Yggdrasil agrees deal

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Yggdrasil Gaming will supply with its award-winning suite of content after reaching an agreement with its latest operator. The deal will give access to the complete Yggdrasil suite of slots through a direct integration, including recent launches Bicicleta, Wicked Circus and Seasons. It will also receive Yggdrasil’s collection of promotional tools, BOOST and… Read more »

UK – GVC beats off 888 competition to agree buyout deal with Bwin

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GVC Holdings has managed to fight off competition from 888 for control of with the latter agreeing to a deal from GVC that pitches the price of the online operator at £1.06bn. Back in July, Bwin had agreed to a £900m cash-and-share offer from 888 but that deal was scuppered by GVC upping its… Read more »

UK – 888 Holdings pays £898m for

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888 Holdings has confirmed it is buying in a deal worth £898m in what it describes as a ‘transformational opportunity.’ 888 executive chairman Brian Mattingley said: “This is a transformational opportunity for 888 in the consolidating online gaming industry, which is expected to grow significantly over the coming years. We believe the deal creates… Read more »

Gibraltar – confirms sale talks

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Shares in soared this week after the online gambling company put itself on the market by confirming bid speculation. The Gibraltar-based poker specialist and sportsbook operator said it had begun preliminary talks “with a number of interested parties regarding a variety of potential business combinations,” which could result in an offer being made for… Read more »

US – opens the door to Williams Interactive

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Williams Interactive, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games has signed up to provide its vast library of authentic Las Vegas-style slot games to many of the gaming sites run by digital entertainment. Williams Interactive will integrate its Remote Game Server into the platform, providing players on sites run on the gaming platform… Read more »

UK – Bwin suffers as Greece, Germany and Italy hit revenue

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Norbert Teufelberger

Online gaming group suffered a huge drop in revenue over a ‘challenging’ 12 months through to December 31, 2013 but believes it is now well positioned for growth. Total revenue of €652.4m fell from €801.6m last year, reflecting a shift from ‘volume to value’, ISP blocking in Greece, migration losses and the full year… Read more »

US – Amaya expands relationship

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Amaya Gaming Group has entered into a licensing agreement to provide a wide selection of online casino gaming content to in New Jersey, subject to all applicable jurisdictional licensing requirements and regulatory approvals. Under the Agreement, online gaming websites provided by to its licensed gaming operator partner Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in… Read more »

US – Divorcing founders opt out to aid’s New Jersey licence

Posted by has confirmed that two of its founders will sell their shares to avoid any extra attention from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. The online betting company is applying for a New Jersey internet gaming licence application and is looking to avoid scrutiny as the two founding members go through a divorce settlement…. Read more »

US – selects CAMS for customer age and ID

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CAMS has been selected by to provide player age verification and identification services in the United States. This partnership unites Europe’s leading provider of online gaming with America’s preeminent Software-as-a-Service provider for the online gambling industry. has millions of registered customers globally and offers sports betting, poker, casino games, soft and skill games,… Read more »

Belgium – bwin set to party with Partouche

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Casino Knokke has entered into an agreement with Belcasinos, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Groupe Partouche, the largest owner of land-based casinos in Belgium, to offer online sports betting, poker and casino games using’s brands in the country. Belcasinos is one of only four land-based casino operators that are eligible to apply for the requisite licence… Read more »