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GamStop registrations surge

Niji Narayan

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GamStop, the about to be launched gambling self-exclusion scheme in the UK, has so far got 38,000 registrations.

GamStop is a free service, which will offer self-exclusion from all online gambling websites with a single registration for periods beginning at six months and extending to five years. “We are very pleased with the response to GamStop so far as the initial uptake proves there is clearly a need for this scheme,” GamStop chief executive Fiona Palmer said.

“We will shortly be embarking on our first phase of evaluation which will help shape future improvements and enhancements to the service going forward.”

Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.

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Fire & Ice Rocks Highlights Video Released

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Feel the Noise in the 2019 highlights video

 

Fire & Ice, thanks the top companies in iGaming for their sponsorship, which resulted in 2,000 executives and iGaming elite being hosted to the unique mix of theatre, music and networking that is Fire & Ice.

Produced by Lyceum Media, The 18th annual of Fire & Ice brought the L.A. rock music scene to London during one of the busiest conference weeks on the iGaming calendar where surprise guests The Quireboys rocked out following Guns2Roses and rock-themed theatrical sets across two stages.

The official video playlist is now live at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFwuUOilR_3MxWxPZ4zKz8f8u5sSIAbpU

 

Official Photos can be viewed/shared here:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/lyceummedia/albums or https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10156931953771203&type=1&l=2cb282f9d6

Fire & Ice would like to make a special mention to Motorhead Beer and Reading Harley Davidson for working with us on a most successful event.

We would also like to thank Metal Casino’s Marielle & Vixen who took over the DJ booth and spun cool metal tunes for the crowd.

A big thank you goes out to rock legend Krusher Joule who designed the T-shirts and merch for the event. This brought an authentic rock experience to the legends of the iGaming community.

“We would especially like to thank all our sponsors for supporting our 18th Fire & Ice event.  And to all our friends – YOU ROCK – huge thanks for always making an outstanding effort year after year and celebrating with us.” – Jodie Thind & Michael Caselli.

Lyubomira Petrova, CMO at UltraPlay, F&I Sponsor commented: “Fire & Ice is definitely a spectacular party! It perfectly matches with the UltraPlay’s idea of pure entertainment and networking combined in one place. We enjoyed the glamorous rock-themed party with our partners and new friends. Looking forward to the next amazing event!”

 

Thank you to all Fire & Ice Rocks sponsors and partners:

5Star Media, AliQuantum Gaming, BETCRIS, BD Gamble, Bluff Europe, CalvinAyre, eMerchant Pay, EPIC Industries, Gaming Realms, Gamesys, Ganapati PLC, Golden Race, GPWA, Groove Gaming, Habanero, iGamingCalendar, Income Access, HiPay, Metal Casino, Red Tiger Gaming, River iGaming, RPNpay, SA Gaming, Traffic & Conversion Summit, SiGMA, UltraPlay, Vegas Kings.

Fire & Ice, produced by Lyceum Media, is a bespoke one-time production for iGaming executives. It brings together the elite of the industry and is the longest standing iGaming networking party.

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888 Holdings appoints Naama Kushnir as COO

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888 Holdings has appointed its Senior Vice President (SVP) and Head of Human Resources, Naama Kushnir, as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company.

Kushnir has been with the company for 11 years, and had previously worked in human resources at Herbert Smith Freehills, the global law firm.

She will be reporting directly to 888 Holdings’ CEO, Itai Pazner, and will work alongside the company’s other SVP’s to deliver its growth strategy, which focuses on expanding in global, regulated markets through production innovation, organic growth and value-enhancing M&As.

Speaking about her promotion, Kushnir said: “I am hugely excited to be taking on this new role in 888’s Operational Management team. The group has made some exciting recent acquisitions, including adding a sportsbook to its proprietary technology stack for the first time.”

While Pazner added: “Naama is a highly skilled, respected and experienced operator and I have every confidence that – alongside the rest of the Operational Management team – she will continue to drive 888’s growth and promote our company culture, vision and values in her new role.”

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Realistic Games agrees Mansion deal

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Slot and instant win games to be integrated into operator’s brands

 

Slot and table games supplier Realistic Games has signed an agreement with Mansion that will see its titles go live on the operator’s brands.

Casino.com, MansionCasino.com, and SlotsHeaven.com will all have access to the Reading-based provider’s slots and instant win games via the Playtech Open Platform.

Player favourites, including Tutankhamun Deluxe, Super Graphics Upside Down, and Hot Cross Bunnies, will be available to players, alongside its latest releases, such as Spin Dizzy, Shuffle Bots, and Fortune 5.

Robert Lee, Realistic Games’ commercial director, said: “Mansion is a significant industry operator and we’re delighted to be distributing our games across its brands.

“Our games continue to perform across casino and bingo sites alike and adding Mansion to our growing list of customers further confirms that.”

Andrew Manduca, Director of Gaming at Mansion, said: “Realistic Games supply exciting, engaging slot and instant win games and we are thrilled to have them on board. They develop immersive games which we’re confident our players will enjoy.”

Lee was recently recognised at this month’s ICE 2019 conference when he picked up a Gaming Intelligence Hot 50 award for his contribution to the supplier’s recent growth.

 

 

About Mansion:

Awarded ‘Online Casino Operator of the Year’ at the 2018 International Gaming Awards, the Mansion Group has firmly established itself as a leading provider of online gaming. Mansion possesses a portfolio of popular online casinos, including flagship brand Casino.com, MansionCasino, Slots Heaven, and a sportsbook, MansionBet.

 

About Realistic Games:

Based in Reading, Berkshire, Realistic Games is a leading supplier of high-quality, electronic gaming content to some of the world’s most successful operators. Our technologists, designers and modellers have many years of experience in both the land-based and digital gaming markets. We are passionate about the products we create. The team specialise in creating roulette, blackjack, slots, and fixed odds games tailored to a wide variety of devices, including PCs, iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets. The games are fully-hosted on our ReGaL games platform and are accessible to customers through a simple integration. ReGaL first went into production for Stan James in April 2011. Subsequent launches followed with BetVictor, Ladbrokes, bet365, Boylesports, Paddy Power, William Hill, Coral, Gala Bingo, Bede Gaming, Gaming Realms, Daub, Betfair, NYX, Rank, Optima, FSB, Leo Vegas, Vera and John, Betsson, GVC, and The Kindred Group.

 

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