Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Tag: Bingo

OKTO and Light & Wonder drive cashless across the UK

OKTO Light & Wonder Cashless
OKTO has agreed an exclusive partnership with leading cross-platform global games company Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNW) (with its subsidiaries, “Light & Wonder,”), to enable cashless payments on Light & Wonder Gaming Machines across the Bingo, AGC, LBO and Casino sectors.

OKTO underlines commitment to UK market with appointment of Rob Peché

Rob Peché appointment OKTO
OKTO, the international fintech brand which was named Mobile Payment Solution of the year at December’s SBC Awards, has underlined its commitment to the UK market with the appointment of experienced gaming industry senior executive Rob Peché to the post of UK Country Manager.

Rank welcomes British government’s review of gambling regulation

Rank welcomes government review of gambling regulation
Following a challenging full year 2020/21, Rank CEO John O’Reilly welcomed the opportunity to update the regulations for Britain’s land-based casino sector.

OKTO: ‘Addressing the digital demographic is essential for the future of retail gaming’

OKTO Filippos Antonopoulos
Filippos Antonopoulos is CEO of OKTO, a company that’s processed £1.5bn of payments, is active in multiple jurisdictions and partners with household brands including Xbox, Vodafone and Sony. Having confirmed partnership agreements with Regal Gaming & Leisure, Inspired Entertainment and Bob Rudd, he explains why engaging with the digital demographic is so vital and expands on his ambitions for and commitments to UK gaming.

EGT Interactive announces expansion in Italy via Goldbet partnership

EGT Interactive Goldbet partnership
EGT Interactive extends its presence on the Italian iGaming market through a new partnership with Goldbet. The strategic deal will enable EGT Interactive to broaden the reach of its products on this market and strengthen its presence.

Spearhead Studios releases Muertitos Video Bingo

Spearhead Studios releases Muertitos Video Bingo
Muertitos Video Bingo is the latest title of Spearhead Studios, a gaming development company focused on creating Local Games for Local Markets. The new high-intensity video bingo brings a colourful musical theme inspired by the Mexican “Day of the Dead” celebration.

UK Gambling Commission data highlights limited impact of Covid-19 on industry

UK Gambling Commission data
The British Gambling Commission has released new statistics collected from its licensees covering April to September 2020.

Pragmatic Play unveils new virtual sports range

Pragmatic Play Lena Yasir
Lena Yasir, VP of operations at Pragmatic Play, discusses some of the standouts from the company’s ICE presentation, including its new virtual sports range and multiple language support for its live casino product.

Zitro Experience Mexico reaffirms leading market position

On 6 June, Zitro reunited the Mexican gaming industry in Mexico City for its annual experiential event. Once again Zitro surprised the guests with its spectacular presentation of products, as well as entertainment of the highest level. Zitro has been an established leader in the Video Bingo market in Mexico and around the world for years, and now, thanks to its...

Top of the shop: Pragmatic Play debuts its bingo solution

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Casino Review caught up with Claire McDaid at ICE 2019, who joins Pragmatic Play as VP of Bingo after five years at GVC, where she was most recently head of leading UK brand Foxy Bingo. We discussed the company’s new bingo solution for mobile, desktop, and tablet, which boasts a smooth and seamless user interface and is easy to...

Zitro confirmed as a global supplier at ICE

Zitro, video slots, bingo, global supplier, ICE
Zitro has confirmed that its reach its goal of becoming a global supplier at the ICE London - at vision they set out to acheive two years ago. “In 2016, we announced our vision to become a global supplier for the gaming industry, while reiterating our commitment to maintaining our leadership in the Video Bingo market. Only two and a...

Aristocrat bolsters its Bingo collection at ICE London, 25th January 2019

Aristocrat, Bingo, ICE London,
Aristocrat is planning to unveil an exciting new collection of Bingo games on Stand S5-150 at ICE 2019. Hosted on the Ovation platform in the HelixTM+ cabinet, the suite of new content will deliver a wealth of new gaming experiences for players in the South African Bingo market. Alfonso Sánchez, Sales Director (non-casino) EMEA, said, “Aristocrat’s market entry in 2018,...

IGT enters electronic bingo market in Canada

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IGT has confirmed that it recently launched first-of-its-kind electronic bingo content for the Canadian market. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is the first lottery in Canada to deploy a range of IGT’s electronic bingo games through a pilot at twelve of OLG’s charitable gaming centres. IGT’s electronic bingo games such as Bengal Eyes, Golden Rooster, and Pharaoh’s Legacy are...

Gaming Arts to Showcase Exceptional Lineup of Innovative Slot, Bingo and Keno Products at Global Gaming Expo

Gaming Arts
Gaming Arts, LLC has announced that it will debut an array of transformative end-to-end gaming solutions at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada October 9-11 in booth no. 4447. The Company, known as the world leader in bingo and keno games and technology, is now reinventing the casino floor with a multitude of unique and innovative video reel...

CHIPS dances on air as casino industry helps reach 500th wheelchair landmark

The UK casino industry took centre stage recently as CHIPS presented the 500th powered wheelchair thanks to donations made by a wide range of organisations from across the industry including Aspers, Aspinalls, Caesars UK, Cammegh, Clarion Gaming, Genting, Grosvenor Casinos, Praesepe, Ritz, The Hippodrome and TCS John Huxley. In a presentation at London’s Reform Club, Strictly Come Dancing star Anton...

Tribal property announced for West Washington

It has been announced by the Sauk Suiattle Indians that the tribe is to develop a casino and bingo property in the west of its native state of Washington. Following multiple unsuccessful attempts by the group to open its own gaming facility a proposal in conjunction with the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe has now been given the go ahead. According to...

Rank Group profits dip after cautious consumer spending

Rank Group Grosvenor Casino
The Rank Group has warned that lower consumer spending has impacted the number of gamblers visiting its casinos and bingo halls with the drop in patrons leading to the company forecasting a lower full-year profit and dropping its shares to a more than three-year low.   The group said on Thursday that revenue at Rank's Grosvenor casinos and Mecca bingo venues...

Sky Betting and Gaming extends multi-product Playtech deal

BBi- Sky Playtech Live Casino Betting
A long-term contract between Sky Betting and Gaming and Playtech has been extended across Casino, Live Casino and Bingo.   The contract extends across an exclusive Playtech Casino, exclusive dedicated Live Casino environment, Bingo and dedicated Bingo game and network development. Sky Betting & Gaming is a long-standing Playtech partner and the company claims it has witnessed significant year-on-year growth within its...

Zitro Interactive expands online catalogue

Casino Review - Zitro catalogue online
Zitro Interactive has confirmed it will be expanding its online video bingo game catalogue with over twenty new titles being added.   Zitro Interactive is expanding its offer of online video Bingo games to 21. Titles Beetle Bingo, Bingo Dreams, La Calaca and Purple Night have now been added to the catalogue of games on the prestigious online Casino Caliente (www.caliente.mx), managed...

Monroe Schmidt – Jumping for JackpotJoy

Casino Review Monroe Schmidt JackpotJoy
Monroe Schmidt, Director of Legal & Compliance and (MLRO) for JackpotJoy Group, on ICE, gaming’s big wins, what to do about the negative narrative and why Trump could be good for business – possibly?   You are a long time ICE attendee, does the exhibition still excite you and what are your key objectives from attending? Yes of course, it does. ICE is a...

Zitro lays new ground with first ever video bingo machines in Portugal

Casino Review Zitro Bingo
Zitro introduces video bingo machines to Portugal for first time at Casino Espinho.   The video bingo supplier, Zitro, has confirmed the launch of its machines in Portugal for the first time. Zitro has installed its video bingo machines at the Solverde Group’s Casino Espinho. The company has already gauged success with the Portuguese market with its Big Bang game and Blackwave cabinet...

eQube’s multi-venue bingo solution now available for casinos and AGCs

Casino Review eQube John Purcell
Toronto-listed bingo solutions firm, eQube, provides the only regulator-approved system in the world capable of operating, optimising and managing multiple bingo venues - so capable, in fact, that even Canadian gaming regulators use it.   The 17-year-old company is now expanding its scope, making this all-encompassing and highly customisable bingo system available to any venue, in any sector. eQube CEO John...

British Parliamentary Group to host international legislators in February

Casino Review Philip Davies ICE Totally Gaming
Day’s programme to include visit to ICE Totally Gaming, international policy seminar, tour of a betting shop, bingo hall and London casino and reception at the Palace of Westminster.   While authorised and regulated at the state level, gambling faces challenges and undergoes developments that transcend national boundaries. To facilitate the exchange on gambling policy and share best practice from around...

Zitro announces training event with Totally Gaming Academy

Casino Review Zitro Totally Gaming Academy
Zitro will be delivering their first educational event in collaboration with The Totally Gaming Academy in Mexico this December.   The leading bingo game provider, Zitro, has confirmed it has created its first educational event in collaboration with the Totally Gaming Academy. The Zitro University will be an informative event to provide training for casino operators held on 5th December in Mexico...

Zitro commits to Asian market with debut appearance at MGS Entertainment Show

Casino Review Zitro Sebastian Salat
American bingo game leaders Zitro confirm commitment to Asia as they prepare to exhibit at the MGS Entertainment Show for the first time.   The world leader in video bingo games, Zitro, has confirmed it is strengthening its position in Asia with the company’s first ever appearance at the MGS Entertainment Show this November. Zitro will be exhibiting alongside their Asian distributors,...

Ortiz celebrates worldwide growth at G2E Las Vegas

Casino Review Ortiz Gaming
Having seen meaningful growth in Asia, Europe and North America over the last year, Ortiz Gaming took the opportunity to display a range of their latest innovations for G2E 2016. G2E 2016 proved a “huge success” for Ortiz Gaming and reflecting the company’s expanding global footprint saw them displaying their products in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese. Debuting an all new...

Playtech scoops two ‘Best of’ titles at WhichBingo awards

Playtech Gala Bingo awards
Omni-channel specialist Playtech was selected by bingo players to win two prestigious titles at this year’s WhichBingo awards, with its licensee Gala Bingo also winning high praise for its products. The gaming software, systems and services supplier won accolades for its Kerry Katona-themed 8- ball bingo site ‘Bingo with Kerry’ and its debut single ticket, multi-stake bingo game ‘Cash Cubes’,...