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GI Games Round-up: iSoftBet, Slotmill, Greentube and more

This week’s games and platform integrations round-up from Gaming Intelligence features the likes of Red Tiger, iSoftBet, Slotmill, Greentube, Pragmatic Play, Relax Gaming, Playtech and Playson.

Red Tiger’s Joe Exotic

Evolution-owned Red Tiger has gone live with its new Joe Exotic slot, based on the popular character from the Tiger King documentary [...]

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Playtech seals exclusive gaming partnership with AMC Networks

London-listed gaming technology provider Playtech has partnered AMC Networks to secure the exclusive worldwide rights to a range of AMC and WE tv branded titles.

The multi-title gaming partnership will see Playtech develop and distribute new casino games based on AMC’s The Walking Dead franchise and WE tv’s Bridezillas and the [...]

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Norwich City drops BK8 as shirt sponsor after fan backlash

Newly promoted English Premier League side Norwich City has ditched Asian betting operator BK8 as its shirt sponsor, just days after unveiling the new deal.

BK8 Sports was announced as Norwich City’s principal partner for the upcoming 2021-22 season earlier this week, replacing Dafabet who had sponsored the club for the [...]

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Intralot revenue climbs 9% to surpass €100m in first quarter

Athens-listed lottery supplier Intralot has reported a 9 per cent increase in group revenue to €102.0m for the first quarter of 2021, buoyed by strong growth from its North American operations.

Revenue from the Americas rose 11 per cent year-on-year to €55.0m, representing more than half of Intralot’s Q1 revenue. This [...]

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BK8 Sports replaces Dafabet as Norwich City shirt sponsor

Newly promoted English Premier League football club Norwich City has unveiled Asian betting operator BK8 Sports as its new shirt sponsor for the upcoming 2021-22 season.

BK8 Sports replaces Dafabet as the club’s principal partner, with the operator’s logo to feature on the front of City’s first team match and training kits [...]

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China lottery market grows 24% to €3.7bn in April

China’s Sports and Welfare lotteries saw total sales increase by 24 per cent compared to a year ago to RMB29.10bn (€3.74bn) in April 2021.

Continuing the strong performance in March, Welfare Lottery sales rose by 51 per cent year-on-year to RMB17.94bn, helping to offset a 3 per cent drop in Sports [...]

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Esports Technologies names Mark Thorne as chief marketing officer

Las Vegas-based esports betting operator Esports Technologies has appointed Mark Thorne to head up its new Malta office as chief marketing officer.

Thorne brings decades of commercial and marketing leadership experience to the new role, having previously held leadership roles at iGaming operators including Betfair (now Flutter Entertainment), GVC (now Entain), [...]

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Evolution and Scientific Games partner to bring Lightning Roulette to land-based casinos

Stockholm-listed casino games provider Evolution has signed an exclusive agreement with Scientific Games to deploy its Lightning Roulette game in land-based casinos worldwide.

The deal will see Evolution's Lightning Roulette become the first live casino title from the iGaming industry to make the transition to land-based casinos, aside from Evolution’s Dual [...]

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Playtech online growth offsets retail struggles in strong start to 2021

London-listed gaming technology provider Playtech remains confident in its prospects for the remainder of the year after recording “very strong” online growth during the first four months of 2021.

Alongside announcing the sale of its Finalto financial trading business Wednesday, Playtech reported strong online growth driven by the company’s B2B and [...]

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Hong Kong Jockey Club rolls out new GoalX football betting app

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has launched a new digital betting experience for its customers with the release of the GoalX football betting app.

The new mobile app provides an array of services to enhance players’ personalised journey in a single application, including information on football matches, live statistics, betting [...]

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Novomatic restructures global operations division

Novomatic has implemented a new structure to strengthen its Global Operations division, which will be headed up by newly appointed vice president of global operations Thomas Komnacky.

After successfully restructuring its Global Sales and Product & Logistics division in the past year, Novomatic is continuing its program of transformation by [...]

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Playtech launches new Spirit Twister Bingo game

London-listed gaming technology provider Playtech has expanded its bingo portfolio with the launch of new variant game Spirit Twister Bingo.

Based around the theme of “spirit animals” and gems, Spirit Twister Bingo is a 75-ball variant, offering a multiplier bonus, progressive jackpot and higher chances of winning.

At the start of a [...]

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