David Williams | 30 May 2013
It is highly recommended that you clear your schedule for at least several hours prior to visiting SpinPalace in order to begin to grasp all the news concerning the mobile casino world. According to a Reuters interview with 888 Holdings CEO Brian Mattingly, this gambling giant is slated to go online in Nevada before the end of Summer 2013.
Virgin Mobile platform is about to be enhanced by the debut of Thunderstruck and Tomb Raider. Officials maintain that additional games are waiting in the wings offstage, since Virgin research studies indicate that 40 percent of UK gamers prefer and use mobile devices over and above PC usage.
Gambling news coming out of Belgium indicates that new laws are being formulated requiring ISPs to prevent access to sites banned by the Belgian Gaming Commission. Gaming commission case studies reveal that 150,000 gamers use sites where some level of illegal gambling activity occurs, while only 30 to 40 percent visit approved sites.
Excitement at WinADay revolves around the debut of a new Enchanted Gems game in which players navigate their way through a fantasy world collecting gems for a chance to win a progressive jackpot which the casino’s accounting staff estimated to be $130,000 and counting.
A recent agreement reached between Ledbroke and PlayTech could spell some interesting changes for the gaming industry as a whole. PlayTech will retain a certain percentage of revenue generated by Ledbroke in exchange for royalties on games introduced on its platform that currently offers over 200 games accessible at the touch of a Vegas poker tab.
Two mobile customers recently walked away with some nice pocket change after their visit to Vegas Partner Lounge. Crazy Vegas was the scene of a gamer winning €19,000/$24,000 playing Avalon. It was Christmas in the spring at Golden Riviera where a different gamer won the same amount. That old adage when you’re hot you’re hot definitely applies to a recent happening at All Slots where a Swiss gamer won $24,560 playing Burning Desire on his mobile device. Ironically, the following day, the same gamer departed from All Slots with $30,000 in winnings generated by playing the same game on his PC.