NetEnt and Evolution reaching to an out-of-court settlement

Improved severance package for Evolution/NetEnt 300 employees. As part of Evolution’s merger with NetEnt, the supplier planned to layoff around 300 of its Malta-based employees. NetEnt’s Malta employees were sent home in early December and instructed to await further...

Rio Las Vegas reopens following nine-month closure

The Rio is the last Caesars property to reopen. The casino’s gaming floor will be open seven days a week but its hotel will move to weekend-only hours starting early next year. Hotel prices for Rio are among the lowest in Las Vegas, with many sites listing rooms as...

Mobile gambling seeing a huge boost during 2020

Mobile gambling changes in 2020 Mobile betting and casino games reached new heights in 2020. How has the mobile gambling industry grown during the last twelve months? With smartphones being the main entertainment tool these days, online casinos and betting sites have...

Yggdrasil slots going live in Veikkaus retail segment

Veikkaus is Finland’s state-owned operator with a GGR of EUR 1,691 million in 2019. In collaboration with Veikkaus, Yggdrasil will repurpose and provide slot games for the Veikkaus retail estate in Finland over Veikkaus’ proprietary Video Lottery Terminals (VLT’s)....

A lot of discussions going on about Finland’s Veikkaus monopoly

EGBA raises questions over Finland’s Veikkaus monopoly Maarten Haijer, Secretary-General of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA), has raised doubts over the effectiveness of Finland’s gambling monopoly, Veikkaus. Writing for the EGBA, Haijer called on...

Lucky Dino Gaming sold to Esport Entertainment

Esports Entertainment expands igaming business with Lucky Dino deal The operator runs four brands under its Malta license – Lucky Dino, Olaspill, Kalevala Kasino, and Casino Jefe – which are powered by proprietary technology. The business’ tech stack incorporates...