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Half million visitors for Cyprus casinos in six months

Niji Narayan

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Half million visitors for Cyprus casinos in six months
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The Limassol, Nicosia and Larnaca airport casinos in Cyprus have attracted nearly half million visitors in just six months. The Cyprus Gaming and Casino Supervision Commission has revealed that approximately 470k people have visited the three casinos in Cyprus.

Between June 2018 and January 2019 the casinos registered winnings of €175 million, while the operator made €35 million. The state received €5.25 million in taxes from the casinos. Christos Mavrellis, chairman of the casino commission, said that an additional €4 million were paid to the state for the licences.

While there were suggestions that the number of visitors fell short of estimations, Mavrellis said that they expect 300k more tourists per year once the casino opens its doors in Limassol in 2021. He confirmed that the commission has also received an application from a tour operator interested in bringing foreign gamblers to the country. He added that similar requests will probably increase when the casino, which is set to be the biggest in the continent, is closer to completion.

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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NSoft strengthens partnership with 12BET

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NSoft and 12BET have extended their partnership with NSoft’s PreMatch Betting MTS. 12BET is an online gaming brand that specializes in providing Sports Betting and Casino products and services in multiple languages across European and the Asia Pacific. At this point, PreMatch Betting MTS has been released in retail while the additional channels are to follow shortly.

Through Pre-Match MTS, risk-free Sportsbook software, NSoft offers the Managed Trading Services solution driven by Life Cycle of Odds feed that includes in average 30.800 events from 60 different sports monthly, together with corresponding odds and results, in a turnkey format solution.

To find out more on NSoft`s offer visit NSoft´s web or contact Sales team at sales@nsoft.com.

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Barrière Installs Novomatic Products in Three Swiss Casinos

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Groupe Barrière, the French casino operator, has installed Novomatic products in their three Swiss casinos. Barrière puts great emphasis on first-class customer experience; comprising service, ambience and equipment and selects Novomatic’s gaming technologies as a perfect match.

Groupe Barrière operates 33 casinos and 18 luxury hotels, 15 spas, three golf courses and two tennis clubs.

“Novomatic products are very well installed in our three Swiss casinos in Montreux, Friborg and Courrendlin. Players especially appreciate the new VIP Lounge cabinets for their comfort thanks to the armchair and the good screen resolution of the VIP Lounge Curve 1.43,” Fabrice Gerzé, corporate gaming director at Barrière said.

“Novomatic has rejuvenated the market of slot machines in particular through the diversity of new games like Voodoo Fortunes, Viking and Dragon, From Dusk Till Dawn and MacGyver. This offer perfectly complements the ‘old’ pack including the Book of Ra and the classic fruit games,” Fabrice Gerzé added.

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IGT’s PlayDigital Receives G4 Responsible Gaming Certification

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Company becomes first gaming supplier to be certified by G4 for its Digital and Gaming segments

 

International Game Technology PLC announced today that it successfully achieved responsible gaming accreditation by the Global Gambling Guidance Group for its IGT PlayDigital™ operations. IGT received G4 responsible gaming certification in 2017 for its land-based casino segment. This latest accreditation makes IGT the first gaming supplier to be certified by G4 for both its Digital and Gaming segments.

G4 aims to minimize the impact of problem gambling by promoting a worldwide accreditation program for gaming industry operators and suppliers. The G4 certification reinforces IGT’s position as a responsible vendor across business segments, and demonstrates the effectiveness of the responsible gaming technology it provides to gaming operators worldwide.

“IGT’s gaming solutions are utilized by gaming operators throughout the world, making it our responsibility to ensure that we develop and deliver universal technologies and services to assist our customers with protecting their players,” said Wendy Montgomery, IGT Senior Vice President, Global Brand, Marketing, and Communications. “We prioritize innovation and are pleased that our gaming solutions continue to be recognized for responsible gaming excellence. Extending IGT’s accolades with G4 to include IGT PlayDigital reinforces our company-wide leadership and commitment to this important topic.”

To maintain G4 certification, IGT was independently evaluated to ensure that it exceeds industry standards for providing player protection tools and responsible gaming information on its IGT PlayDigital product platform. As part of G4’s evaluation, IGT had to demonstrate its responsible gaming commitment to research, policy development, and employee training.

“I am happy and proud to certify IGT’s PlayDigital operations for the first time under the G4 umbrella,” said Pieter Remmers, a member of the G4 Board of Directors. “IGT shows us, once again, real commitment to responsible gaming and corporate social responsibility by having clear responsible gaming policies and guidelines, and by implementing the latest responsible gaming features within its products. We look forward to a longstanding relationship between IGT and G4 and appreciate all that they do to maintain the integrity of gaming globally.”

About IGT

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

 

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