Andrew Wilkie, the Independent Australian Member of Parliament for Clark, Tasmania, has launched a push to have social casino games outlawed across Australia, in an effort to reduce gambling-related harm in the nation.
Gaming solutions provider Scientific Games has struck a deal to acquire online casino games and solutions firm Bally Technologies in a deal worth $5.1 billion (€3.8 billion), it was announced on Friday afternoon.
PlaySpace, the Spain-based operator of the PlaySpace.com social gaming brand PlaySpace.com, has joined forces with Income Access, a provider of technology and affiliate iGaming management solutions, to launch an affiliate programme.
Gambling-focused crowd-funding and sourcing platform GamCrowd has entered into a partnership with risk management and mitigation services provider Centurion Solutions to invest a fund of up to £5 million (€6 million/$8.3 million) into start-ups on the GamCrowd platform.
Igaming generated a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2012, an increase of 7,2% on 2011 and is set to record a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2013, industry figures published by IGB data partner H2 Gambling Capital reveal.
Gaming platform developer and supplier Bit8 has announced two integrations with Income Access, a provider of technology and affiliate iGaming management solutions, and live dealer casino software provider Global Gaming Labs.