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SPONSOR: Esports Entertainment Group (GMBL:NASDAQ) – Millions of people from around the world tune in to watch teams of video game players compete with each other. In first quarter 2020, YouTube reported 1.1 billion hours watched, an increase of 13% when compared to fourth quarter 2019. Wagering on Esports is projected to hit $23 BILLION this year although that number will likely be eclipsed due to the recent pandemic. Esports Entertainment Group is the next generation online gambling company designed for the purpose of facilitating as much of this wagering as possible.  LEARN MORE.

Esports betting volumes have increased 20-fold, during lockdown, with FIFA and NBA2K accounting for 85% of that growth

By Derek Tonin

In the fast moving world of gambling, sometimes you might miss news that could be important to you. To make sure you’re all caught up on gaming industry news, be it online or brick and mortar, we’re rounding up the some of the announcements and partnerships from the last week that you might have missed.

Singular extends casino offering with Booming Games 

Singular and Booming Games have sealed a distribution agreement to target Tier 1 operators via Singular’s iGaming platform. Booming Games’ full slot portfolio is now available on Singular’s platform with more than 60 HTML5 slot games including popular titles like Booming Seven Deluxe, VIP Filthy Riches, Gold Vein and latest release Gunspinner. Booming Games release up to two new games per month. Soon to be released are Danger Zone, Show Master and Burning Classics. 

BtoBet closes agreement with Salsa Technology to expand casino content with Video Bingo portfolio

Salsa Technology has been buoyed by the news of a fresh content partnership with sportsbook and iGaming platform provider, BtoBet.

Salsa Technology’s market-leading Video Bingos will be integrated onto BtoBet’s Neuron 3 platform enhancing its casino offering during the COVID-19 crisis. BtoBet’s ongoing mission is enabling operators to retain current players and shift engagement from sports betting to other alternative immersive verticals. The new deal will enable BtoBet customers to gain access to numerous Salsa Technology titles, including Halloween Groove Bingo, Pachinko 3D and the Latin American classic Jogo dos Bichos Praia. 

BetOBet partners with Delasport utilizing their high-end sportsbook solutions.

BetOBet announces partnership with high-end iGaming and sportsbook solutions provider Delasport, making use of their advanced platform to solidify themselves as a major player.

‘’We are thrilled to have Delasport by our side and to take advantage of their innovative software and turnkey solutions, having such a powerful platform at our disposal is a reassuring prospect for us.” – BetObet spokesman.

BETBY inks Avento NV deal

BETBY, the innovative sports betting supplier, has signed a commercial agreement that will see it roll out its significant offering across Avento NV’s online casino brands.

The deal will see BETBY supply six of Avento’s sites, including SlotV, FrankCasino, DriftCasino, MrBit, AplayCasino and CasinoColombus.

The casinos will not just receive BETBY’s sportsbook solution, which features markets on one of the widest event catalogues in the industry, but will also have access to the supplier’s esports portfolio, including the proprietary Betby.Games offering, created by the supplier to allow for unique and localised esport content.

Relax Gaming expands in U.K. with Lindar Media’s

Relax Gaming, iGaming aggregator and supplier of unique content, is the third supplier to launch its slot portfolio with award winning bingo and slots operator

The supplier’s portfolio of in-house and third-party games has gone live on the operator’s flagship U.K. platform,, with plans for further expansion across its market portfolio in the future.

To complement the operator’s bingo offering, Lindar now has access to an extensive library of aggregated slot content from Relax’s carefully selected Silver Bullet and Powered By studio partners, as well as top-performing proprietary games such as Snake Arena and Hellcatraz.

Red Tiger live with Microgame

Popular slots from casino game and software supplier Red Tiger are now live with Italian provider Microgame.

The operator has an extensive distribution capability through its network of 130 brands that will showcase Red Tiger’s content to a large audience of Italian players.

Microgame now has access to a selection of Red Tiger’s best performing releases, including the recent Dragon’s Fire MegaWaysTMPhoenix Fire Power Reels and Pirates’ Plenty: Battle for Gold.

Hacksaw Gaming partner with Bethard Group

Casino gaming provider Hacksaw Gaming have partnered with Bethard Group and will be live with their games across and B2B brands within the coming days.

Founded in 2018 by a small team of entrepreneurs and professionals within the iGaming industry, Hacksaw Gaming have now produced a wide range of scratch cards, slots and premium slots which will offer Bethard Group’s players a new and unique gaming experience, targeted at mobile-first playing for on the go gaming.

Push Gaming continues rapid expansion with Glitnor deal

Push Gaming is set to reach more players than ever after agreeing a deal with the Glitnor Group and its vast portfolio of operators.

The deal will see the slots supplier, famed for the likes of Jammin’ Jars and Razor Shark, go live with operators including Lucky Casino and Gambola.

The integration has been facilitated by Relax Gaming and gives Glitnor’s operators access to Push Gaming’s full portfolio of chart-topping slots.

Red Rake Gaming signs distribution agreement with SoftGamings

Red Rake Gaming continues to increase its global foothold by signing a distribution agreement with platform developer SoftGamings. The partnership will see Red Rake’s casino content and top performing titles distributed through SoftGamings’s API integration platform.

SoftGamings is one of the industry leaders offering various casino solutions providing access to multiple game providers within one single integration. The recent agreement with Red Rake will provide SoftGamings partners access to Red Rake’s content and progressive tournament tool.  

The partnership covers distribution of over 40 games from Red Rake’s portfolio, including the newly released progressive tournament tool. Games will include the newest releases, Gustav Minebuster â€“ a cluster slot allowing players to win up to 20,000x, Mother of Horus â€“ one of the fastest rising stars with fixed jackpots, free spins and non-stop action, and Million7 â€“ 1 million ways for players to win with this 10×6 slot, not to mention the just released Secrets of the Temple, which Red Rake Gaming are confident will be a smash hit across SoftGamings’ players.

FIFA and NBA2K among new games added to Luckbox

Esports fans can now bet on FIFA and NBA2K at Luckbox after more new games were added to the platform.

Rocket League and Rainbow Six Siege have also been included at the site, taking the total number of games available at Luckbox to 13. 

With COVID-19 outbreak cancelling traditional sports, there has been a huge spike in the number of fans looking to bet on FIFA and NBA2K in the early part of 2020. 

Esports betting volumes have increased 20-fold, during lockdown, with FIFA and NBA2K accounting for 85% of that growth.

DWG signs inaugural U.K. operator deal with Betfred

Leading games provider and social casino operator Design Works Gaming (DWG) has announced a partnership with Betfred, marking its first direct integration with a U.K. operator.

Betfred customers will initially have access to 20 of DWG’s best-performing titles. These will be a combination of the supplier’s video slots, stepper slots, and scratch cards, as well as proprietary non-reel spinning games, such as its social casino blockbuster, Test Your Strength.

Twelve of DWG’s titles will be offered on Betfred’s recently re-launched Vegas tab, aimed at providing the operator’s customers with a truly authentic Vegas experience, while the other eight will be available on Betfred’s Games site.

Soft2Bet opens new locations in Lisbon and Belgrade

Casino and sportsbook operator group Soft2Bet has announced the opening of new offices in Lisbon and Belgrade as the company continues its rapid expansion.

The news sees part of Sof2Bet’s operations move from its current locations in Bulgaria, Malta and Cyprus, to the pair of new workspaces in Portugal and Serbia.

Following the celebrated launch of its new aggregation platform FEZbet, the company continues to grow its 250+ workforce with a string of key appointments and strategic deals.


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