Evolution Gaming Acquires Big Time Gaming

In June of last year, live casino market leader Evolution Gaming struck a deal with NetEnt to acquire the company, thus taking out a rival in their key marketplace. However, they also increased their own market share and gained a major player in the video slot space, not to mention acquiring Red Tiger, a NetEnt…

Betfred Beaten in Court by Jackpot Winner

A while back, I covered a story about a Lincolnshire man named Andrew Green, who had won a jackpot on Frankie Dettori’s Magic 7 at Betfred Casino. Andy had been denied his win with Betfred claiming that the game had paid out in error due to a technical fault. The story didn’t quite add up,…

Casumo Handed £6 million Fine from UKGC

Blimey, it’s busy at the moment isn’t it? Hot on the heels of InTouch Gaming, who were on the receiving end of a £3.4 million fine earlier this week, Casumo have been landed with a fine of almost double that. The fine dates back to failings from 2019, when the company was growing at a…

Gamesys and Bally’s to Merge in £2bn Deal

News broke this morning that two huge companies in the online gaming world are going to be joining forces, and for players this will mean more access to more exciting games. Gamesys, or The Gamesys Group to give the full title, is a UK based company that was created when JackpotJoy acquired Gamesys back in…

InTouch Games Receives £3.4 Million Fine from UKGC

The midlands based game developer and casino operator InTouch Games has had a costly wrist slap, after the UKGC found them lacking in the social responsibility, money laundering, and marketing departments. The company, who run popular online casino sites like mFortune, Dr Slot, and Casino 2020, have been in hot water with the UKGC before,…

New Report Claims Gambling Epidemic is a Myth

The Institute of Economic Affairs has published a report that slams the proposals for new regulation across the UK gambling industry as ‘neo-prohibition’. It claims that many of the suggested new limits being considered as a way to curb problem gambling will not only be ineffective, but are not necessary in the first place. This…