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Japanese casinos to emphasise slots over table games

There mightn’t be any Japanese casinos at the moment but if and when they are constructed, they’ll be placing far greater emphasis on slots machines than table games. By and large, Asian casinos are very big on table games such as poker, blackjack and roulette. This is certainly true of Macau and Sinapore. However, according […]

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Update – Salomon Ponte sparks controversy on Poker Night In American

Saloman Ponte has turned the air blue at Poker Night In America. The self-proclaimed ‘Hashtag King’ hurled insults at all and sundry at this weekend’s PNIA. And these weren’t your common-or-garden ‘you suck at poker’ barbs, either. Far from it – Ponte (below) called card sharp Doug Polk a “fucking retard”. He then described Polk […]

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Evolution strikes roulette deal with Grand Casino Bucharest

Evolution Gaming is installing a bespoke ‘Dual Play Roulette’ at Romania’s Grand Casino Bucharest in Romania. The new solution is based on the casino’s main gaming floor and will bring together land-based and online play. Evolution ready for new roulette revolution The new arrangement means that, while players place bets at the actual roulette table, […]

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British government ditches free play tax

The UK government is removing a tax on free plays and bonuses from the Finance Bill 2017. It was in December of last year that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs said the Finance Bill would introduce new rules concerning free bets, free plays and discounted betting. These changes were due to come into effect from accounting periods […]

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PokerStars and 888 stage celeb-heavy events in Monte Carlo and Barcelona

Online poker behemoths PokerStars and 888 have invited a bevy of stars to their Monte Carlo and Barcelona tournaments. PokerStars’ continued use of celebrities is interesting given that last month they seemed to have called time on the marketing technique. However, while they might have bid farewell to Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Neymar […]

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Mr Green launches Realistic online gaming content

Mr Green’s launched a range of online gaming content from supplier Realistic Games. Under the agreement, games will roll out via the NYX Gaming Group OGS distribution platform. Realistic’s entire catalogue of slots and table games is covered by the deal. Mr Green execs pleased to be in business with Realistic “Realistic Games is a […]

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