International Game Technology (IGT) has joined forces with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) in Canada to launch what it said is the first omni-channel progressive prize pool jackpot in North America.
Novomatic and privately-held Sazka Group have agreed a strategic partnership of equals to bring in their respective shares in Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries to form a new joint venture company.
Gavin Isaacs, president and chief executive of Scientific Games, said that the firm was able to make “significant progress” during the three months through to June 30, 2015, with the company posting growth across key financials.
Online casino and solutions firm Bally Technologies has agreed a deal with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to provide the central gaming system solution throughout the Canadian province.
The regulatory framework for Dutch igaming is becoming clearer, although the first licences are unlikely to be issued before 2016. But as Younes Moussaoui and Justin Franssen of Kalff Katz & Franssen write, a tax rate of 20% gross gaming revenues or lower will depend on how much of the illegal market is driven out once regulation comes in.
Online payment solutions provider Optimal Payments has further expanded its presence in the North American market after agreeing a five-year partnership with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG).
Land-based casino firm Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) has acquired 100% of Slovakian VLT casino slot operator WINWIN Slovakia and now plans to open its first VLT casino in the country during the first half of 2014.
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