Aristocrat to Take Over Playtech in Deal Announced Today

The Australian software developer Aristocrat this morning confirmed an acquisition deal worth between $2.1 billion and $2.7 billion dollars for industry giant Playtech. Playtech’s share price jumped 57% on the news this morning, and the Isle of Man based company become the latest in a string over takeovers of London listed businesses. For anyone who…

New Slots for October

There have been a lot of new versions of old games released over the past month or so, maybe the developers are running out of ideas? We have seen Reel King back on the throne in the way of Reel ‘Spooky King; the bearded mischief Gonzo is back with Gonzo’s Gold; and the witches have…

Bally’s Acquire Gamesys as of October 1st

The acquisition process has taken months, but it is finally due to come to an end at the beginning of October when Gamesys will officially become part of Bally’s Corporation. The £2 billion merger is only days away from completion, at which point Gamesys co-founder, Noel Hayden, will see his 18 year tenure come to…

Cabin Crashers – Quickspin’s New Zombie Slot

I love a good zombie themed game. I’m an avid watcher of The Walking Dead and have a detailed plan for how to survive the real zombie apocalypse when it inevitably happens. And it will. Until then though, I can put my end of the world as we know it conspiracy theories to the back…

Lightning Box Acquired by Scientific Games

Popular Sydney based game developer, Lightning Box Games, is the latest small studio to be snapped up by one of the big guns in the industry, having been acquired by SG Digital. Lightning Box are already well known, especially in the US but also with players here in the UK, and this new arrangement will…

New Slots for July 2021 – Hoarder & Spicy Meatballs

I’ve been back on the hunt for new slots to keep life interesting this month, and with a fresh enthusiasm too after not feeling like playing much for a while. Since I wrote about Joe Exotic a few weeks ago i’ve already found two new slots that I really enjoyed, so I thought I would…