Gambling News

It’s rare for a day to pass without something significant happening in the gambling industry. Acquisitions, takeovers, partnerships, sales figures, tech breakthroughs – no matter how hectic the Monday morning or how the Sunday afternoon, you can bet that something significant is happening somewhere in the wagering world.


Whether it’s a new game launch, a company hook-up, a major online casino story or a key development in the world of poker, you’ll read about it on the CasinoUK news page.


To illustrate the breadth of our news beat, the past months have seen us cover stories as diverse as the role poker ace Tony Bloom played in resurrecting the fortunes of Brighton and Hove Albion to the problems major betting firms such as Ladbrokes and William Hill have been experiencing in Australia.


We at CasinoUK were also quick to spot that there was a poker angle to United Airlines’ horrific mistreatment of card sharp David Dao – the unfortunate doctor finished third in a World Series of Poker event in Mississippi in 2009. And given how often celebrity and gambling rub shoulders these days, our stories have showcased the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Tiger Woods and Kevin Hart.


Looking ahead, significant stories seem set to break in the US where 2017 is likely to be the year in which the country either fully embraces online betting or rejects it for the foreseeable future. As for on the other side on the Atlantic, Britain’s imminent withdrawal from the European Union has the attention of everyone in the wagering world. Indeed, it’s a story so big that CasinoUK conducted its own in-depth Brexit investigation, asking key industry figures such as Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the UK Gambling Commission’s Sarah Harrison where they believe Britain is heading.


And as Brexit touches all corners of the gambling world – from licensing and legislation to technology and employment – so does the CasinoUK news page. A new hiring, an unexpected firing, the newest poker millionaire, the latest bankruptcy – all gambling life is here.

Tom Horn Gaming extends Vivo Gaming deal

Tom Horn Gaming is going to extend its partnership with Vivo Gaming. The renewed agreement is sure to lead to cross-product integration between the casino software supplier and the games developer. Because of this, the companies’ portfolios are going to be enhanced. The firms can also now look to integrate existing clients via the use […]

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Gaming Realms in a Spin over new licensing agreement

The gang at Spin Games are probably a bit on the dizzy side today. And why’s that? Because they’ve agreed an RGS integration and technology licensing agreement with Gaming Realms, that’s why! The deal means the two companies can complete an RGS-RGS integration to combine the power of their RGS tech stacks. When asked to comment […]

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EvenBet reaches poker agreement with GamblingTec

EvenBet Gaming is all set to partner up with GamblingTec. The online gaming software developer is going to provide GamblingTec and its platform uses with its state-of-the-art poker software. Partnership positions EvenBet Poker software alongside classic casino games GamblingTec is a benefit to online gaming start-ups since it provides its own platform and games integration. A PAAS […]

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PokerVision to produce and air live Canadian poker events

ePlay Digital’s PokerVision Media is to produce and broadcast two live poker tournaments in Canada. PokerVision bent on revamping old CPT events The first of these Canadian Poker Tour events, the Canadian Open Poker Championship, formerly aired on The Score TV Network. The new, improved version of the COPC will incorporate the CyberRail interactive broadcast […]

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Playtech extends Rank Group casino deal

Playtech has penned a major casino contract extension with the Rank Group. The new deal includes the full integration of table and slot management systems across the UK Grosvenor Casinos estate. Playtech’s Neon Slots system will be used to manage the group’s 3,000 electronic gaming machines. Meanwhile, the Neon Tables iPad application is now set […]

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PokerStars launches Jackpot Poker

PokerStars has launched Jackpot Poker, a free-to-play social poker and casino game. The game has been made available to PC player via Steam, the world’s largest online gaming portal. Indeed, at its peak in January, Steam had well over 125 million active users. Of course, PokerStars prides itself on being the world’s largest online poker […]

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