Read news about developments at software developers in the online casino industry? Or know more about new releases, jackpots and the latest rumors? We at Online Casino Ground list the best and latest news from the online casino world for you every month. We take you into the world of software developers such as NetEnt, Micrograming, Betsoft and more.
NetEnt appointed new interim CFO
NetEnt is one of the best known software developers in the online casino industry. At the start of this month, they announced that their search for a new CFO was finally successful. From May 22, 2018, they were looking for a suitable candidate within NetEnt. They eventually appointed Lars Johansson for this position as CFO within the company. The experienced Swedish CEO has been appointed by CEO Therese Hillman. Lars Johansson has more than 30 years of experience in various management positions at companies.
NetEnt delivers online casino games to the State Lottery of Norway
Norsk Tipping is the official state lottery of Norway. In addition to state tickets, they offer online casino games in Norway via their own platform. The most famous games of NetEnt can now also be played there by concluding the contract that NetEnt managed with Norsk Tipping. Therese Hillman, CEO of NetEnt, says that he is very pleased with the contract.
This expansion fits in well with the strategic expansions that NetEnt has in mind for the coming years.
€ 221,638 richer after playing Divine Fortune Slot.
The Divine Fortune Slot is a mysterious slot machine based on Greek mythology. The game, developed by NetEnt, is quite popular and after this jackpot was paid out, the game has only gained in popularity. A lucky player from England started playing with a bet of € 2 per spin. He managed to get hold of the jackpot, a whopping € 221,638 was paid out to him. The casino asked him what he would do with the money, always nice to know. He was just renovating and expanding his house so he wanted to invest in it as well as a new car. With this jackpot, we think we should succeed easily!
Online casino Green receives a hefty fine
Mr. Green is a well-known online casino where you can play the slots of most major software developers. In September it was announced that the Gaming Authority Mr. Green Limited, operator of the online casino, has issued a hefty fine.
For some time there were rumors online that there was a fine on Mr. Green would be handed out. Mr.'s sales Green in the Netherlands would be around € 10 million a year. The reason for the fine is that the website has not applied ip blocking for players from countries where online gambling is not fully legalized. Mr. Green still went to court to stop the disclosure at the beginning of September, but the judge ruled that the Gaming Authority may make the fine public. Previously, Oranje Casino and Kroon Casino were also fined a similar amount.
Betsoft ventures into the Caribbean market
Jumba Bet is a player on the Caribbean market that focuses primarily on Curaçao. The market of Curaçao is regulated and Betsoft has now also been granted a license to offer games in this country. Jumba Bet is a fairly young company (started in 2016) and offers more than 130 slots online. After the collaboration with Betsoft, Jumba Bet will be able to considerably expand its range with, among others, the advanced slots from the Slots3TM series from Betsoft. Annamaria Anastasi, marketing director at Betsoft, is very pleased with the collaboration. “Jumba Bet has focused on customer satisfaction and positivity from the start. We are very happy that the cooperation will help Jumba Bet to grow and we are also happy that we can offer a wide range of games in the Caribbean. ”
Betsoft will collaborate with Jackpot Fortune
Betsoft Gaming announced its collaboration with Jackpot Fortune at the beginning of September. A bingo and casino operator. They join forces and Jackpot Fortune can now offer the complete Slots3TM series from Betsoft. All Betsoft mobile games also fall under the new partnership.
New slot machine from Microgaming: Sidewinder
Microgaming has not stood still lately. Sidewinder was created in collaboration with software developer Just For The Win. A timeless design has been chosen and in the basic game the Sidewinder function can be activated by wild symbols or free spins.
With the new game, Microgaming wants to offer a premium gaming experience with beautiful graphics and exciting functions. Sidewinder is now live on all platforms.
Banana Jones is the newest slot machine from Realtime Gaming
The new game from Realtime Gaming is called Banana Jones. As the name suggests, it is a colorful game with a cartoon-like design. Like many Realtime Gaming games, the game is one really game where you also have to achieve certain objectives. There is a path that leads to the temple at the end of the river. The intention is to end up there in the game and that can be achieved by achieving various objectives. Along the way you can for example end up on a stone in the shape of a dice. You deserve a new pitch that way. Once in the temple you can try to win the bigger prizes and jackpots. View the teaser of this game below.
NetEnt releases surprising new slot machine
Like other NetEnt fans, we were waiting for the release of Halloween Jack in October. This slot machine promised to be an exciting slot machine in a dark atmosphere. There are not many of them yet. However, NetEnt first released another release, namely Wild Bazaar. Wild Bazaar is a very relaxed slot machine with calm music, fresh colors and cartoon-like images.
The symbols vary from treasure chests to jewelry. Of course based on stuff you can buy at bazaars in Eastern countries. The first reactions from (test) players are very positive. In the video above you get an impression of the game. Like most NetEnt games, the game is also optimized to play on your tablet or mobile.