June 23, 2009 became a lucky day for the player “Karen K”, an online casino player from Michigan. The player won almost $49,000 thanks to the virtual slots site SuperiorCasino.com and its Rival Gaming-powered three reel one pay-line Strike Gold progressive jackpot game.
The player wagered the maximum bet of $2 and received three golden symbols after the pin across the reels in the payline.
SuperiorCasino.com awarded the first jackpot of $819,000 last year, and very soon two more jackpots are expected to be payed out.
With the years the UK has got the reputation of the country with one of the most liberal land and online casino gambling markets in the world. No wonder, gambling is becoming so popular and attractive for both gambling operators and players there.
With the expansion of land, online and mobile gaming, television has become the next goal toachieve for the gambling industry in the UK. According to the latest regulations in the EU, TV gambling is a form of interactive entertainment. So, TV gambling programs can airway from midnight until six o’clock in the morning.
NetPlayTV is known to be developing TV-based gambling industry. After a recent agreement with Channel Five, the company will enter the nighttime network programming through the exhisting Channel 5 affiliation.
Online gambling in France is expected to be soon regulated. Meanwhile, the online media group known as “Geste” has released 2 charters seeking to give European online gambling operators a standard by which to follow, thus making sure the French online gambling industry is viewed as socially responsible and legitimate.
In the following years to come, lots of people will be watching France’s online gambling industry, whether the regulation fails or not in the country.
One of the countries that has got a similar experience is the UK. Since the UK Gambling Act of 2005 calling for an increase in land-based betting destinations has been passed, they have noticed an increased number of problem gamblers and gambling debts. The UK is in a good shape, and at the moment it is looking for the better ways to treat problem gambling.
As for France and its gambling regulation to be, many people like thos from Geste are doing their best to make the online sector a favorable environment for both consumers and businesses.
Online player “Christoher T” is known to have walked away with $200,090 at CasinoIntertops.com only two weeks after launching.
The winner started with $300 and played five-reel and 25 pay-line T-Rex slot until he had more than $70,000. After a short break he started playing this slot again and won 200,090.
The new casino, operating on RealTime Gaming’s platform, features over 300 instant-play and downloadable games including three and five-reel slots, multi-hand video poker, three-card rummy, blackjack, roulette, keno and lots more. The current jackpot at the site is more than 4 million dollars.
It has become known that the Royal Bank of Scotland will no longer process internet gaming transactions beween Switzerland and the Netherlands. And this fact could not but affected a large number of internet gambling sites operating out of the licensing jurisdiction of Alderney.
The RBS has not stopped all the internet gambling transactions – only those in Switzerland and the Netherlands, the countries with controversial gaming monopolies in the state and specific legislation legalizing only state lottery and sports betting activities.
It is hard to name the number of the affected sites, but all of them will definitely have to find a new bank to perform the internet transactions or block gambling from these two countries.
Betsoft Gaming, an innovative software development company, is offering a wide variey of of high quality 3D cinematic slots games on the company’s gaming platform which is being offered at MrGreen, a Scandinavian facing internet gambling site.
Being relatively new at the market, Mr. Green has already managed to impress both the gamig portals and the players with its stable views and persistence.
Being constantly developed, the company is able to produce new slots gaming titles. The latest 8 online slots titles are all part of the Slots3 series of 3D.
Europe has never been so close to the equalization of the online casino gambling industry throughout Europe as it is today. After a number of negotiations and threats to the companies who operated gaming monopolies and closed gaming markets, some companies started altering their restrictive gambling laws to allow licensed foreign competition.
Having partnered with Codere to offer sports betting to the Spanish market, Will Hill was rumored to be dissolving the partnership with Victoria Apuestas. Lots of experts thought that it would be the end for Apuestos, however, the company is reported to have partnered with Group Rubio. The partnership is believed to make the company’s expansion in Spanish retail market easier.
Lots of online gambling companies operating within one single market are now looking for the ways to expand and appeal to the needs of gamblers internationally. Bet365, a UK based internet gambling group, is one of those. It is reported that the company has got a new licensing deal with GemStone Systems, a management solutions company offering a large IT infrastructure to support backend system which is a part of the Playtech software platform.
The new partnership will definitely stimulate the growth of the number of new online casino gamblers and bettors on the system.
Tha Asian gambling market has proved to be very popular. Even though some markets are closed to online casinos, lots of sites have managed to find their way into those markets, as the revenue potential of online gambling is really great there.
Being a key player in the Asian online casino gambling and gaming industry, knowing the peculiarities of the Asian market, Enterasia Technology announced its gaming site Fun88.com, licensed by First Cagayan Leisure and resort Corporation in the Philippines, to have launched a live dealer game on the site, the game which is all of the range rght now.
Microgaming is reported to have released some new games in addition to a Mega Moolah update, the signature progressive game that has continually broken its record for plying out the largest online jackpot in the history of the online gambling industry.
The new releases include the Your Lacky Day game with a special Hi-Low bonus feature, the Fearless Frederick with some additional innovative bonuses and the Fat Lady Game.