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The Most Popular Casino Software Providers

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Real money may be won at online casinos owing to one of the most revolutionary breakthroughs in the industry right now. As a result of this discovery, gamers may now play thousands of games every day from anywhere on the planet with just a reliable Internet connection. On the other hand, the design of online casino apps or platforms depends on the online casino software provider, who has invested heavily in recent years to guarantee that players have access to the highest quality online casino platforms. The world of online casinos is continuously on the lookout for new and exciting casino games, and new casino providers appear on the scene regularly. The growing popularity of online gaming at best Aus online casino and others casinos all over the world has resulted in new choices for players’ interests.

Developing an online casino platform would be impossible without organisations that specialise in the casino software. Gaming establishment developers and operators stepped up to the challenge. Microgaming was a pioneer in developing high-end casino games of all types and sizes and was one of the first software companies to step up to the challenge. Microgaming was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Douglas, Isle of Man. Many other companies, including Net Entertainment, Play’n Go, and Yggdrasil Gaming, followed suit in the years that followed.

The Need for Casino Software Providers

Choosing the right online casino software provider may have a significant impact on how appealing your site’s online casino platform is to prospective gamers. There is a need to recognise that there are currently an excessive number of casino software providers in the industry. On the other hand, it is not easy to design casino software for casinos. Every online casino player expects high-quality visuals, cutting-edge web development features, and flawless sound effects. Below are the top five online casino software providers in the casino industry:

  • Microgaming
  • Playtech
  • Net Entertainment
  • Novomatic
  • Evolution Gaming

Microgaming

When it comes to software, Microgaming is a well-known name in the world of online casinos, and for good reasons. It was formed in 1994. Microgaming possesses an outstanding reputation in the casino industry because it was the first to supply online betting software to bookmakers. Microgaming is a well-known online casino software provider known for delivering high-quality visuals and compatibility in its casino online software to its clients. Because they were one of the first organisations to offer such services, many people believe them to be the “Father of Online Casino Software.” Recently, Microgaming has made significant strides in its efforts to justify its place among rivals, having released thousands of casino games and hundreds of varieties. Game titles produced by the Microgaming software development company include Mega Moolah, Game of Thrones, and the Jurassic Park slot machine, to mention a few.

Playtech

Playtech, a leading online casino software company, has been certified and licensed by the AGC (Alderney Gaming Commission). Its ten years of existence as a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange have built a good reputation among online gamers and the broader gaming industry. Because of their excellent security methods, software performance, and overall game selection, they have been able to achieve such success in this industry. Because of their reputation for providing a broad selection of games, including online bingo and casino rooms, these game providers have grown steadily since their founding year of 1999. In addition to iPoker, which Playtech operates, various other online casinos also employ their games. They’ve developed a diverse range of games, but their extensive collection of slot machines is unquestionably their most well-known. In addition, a popular series of slot games based on characters from Marvel Comics is offered.

Net Entertainment

NetEnt is an abbreviation for Net Entertainment, a company that develops casino software. The company was launched in 1996 by a significant land-based casino operator in Scandinavia, and it has had steady growth since then. In recent years, several of the biggest and most well-known gambling sites globally have made their massive library of games, the vast majority of which are slot machines, available to players. With two locations, one in Sweden and one in Malta, and a combined staff of over 700 experts from all over the world, they are a global powerhouse in their field. Currently, there are more than 200 NetEnt games available on the market, making them one of the most well-known creators of online casino software in the world at this time.

NetEnt provides online casinos with a diverse range of high-quality games based on its casino software. It also provides clients with the administrative tools to run their businesses. NetEnt offers a custom live casino platform that can be accessed from both desktop and mobile devices and access some of the most generous jackpots available in the gaming business. Those who play at NetEnt-powered casinos will enjoy an exceptional gaming experience that includes a wide variety of bonuses and free spins. All of NetEnt’s mobile and live casino games feature a variety of table games, video slots, video poker, scratch cards, and keno, among other features.

Novomatic

Novomatic has been in business for more than three decades as an online casino software developer. In brick-and-mortar casinos, they gained their first experience before moving on to Internet casinos. As of right now, the casino industry considers them to be among the finest in the world of gaming. Due to high demand, they’ve created deluxe versions of some of their most popular online video slots to stay up with it. Various skill-based games, such as mahjong and baccarat, are also available for download on their website, and they are all completely free. They’re well-known in the industry for their work on more than 250 high-definition slots for casinos, which they’ve completed. Additionally, they develop new games with high-quality images and sound that complement their existing titles.

Evolution Gaming

Evolution Gaming is a well-established name in the industry when it comes to live casino software. The firm specialises in live dealer casino games, which are the company’s expertise. It has already gained several high-profile customers despite the fact that it is an emerging firm. Eventually, as demand for their products and services increased, they found themselves providing a wide range of gambling websites with their live games. They were one of the pioneers in the early days of mobile live gaming, and they continue to be so today. Many live dealer games are available, including baccarat, blackjack, and roulette, among others. Many live casinos depend on Evolution Gaming due to the high level of quality they provide in the casino software market area.

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Ensuring Integrity: The Role of Assurance in the Gambling Industry

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By Salvador Garcia-Noblejas, Senior Regulatory Assurance Services at ComplianceOne Group

The gambling industry has its origins in the ancient period, and different types of games are found in almost every culture and civilization.

Over the last few years, we have witnessed an immense transformation, clearly boosted by technological developments. Among these changes, online gambling has grown rapidly, and with this new non-face-to-face reality, regulation and regulators have also embraced new ways to protect players, businesses, and the overall economy. Regulators have the responsibility to set the framework of common rules that define what is right and wrong, the means to protect all parties, and the tools that must be used when anyone does not behave as expected.

Assurance in a world of global risks

It would be inaccurate to assume that regulatory assurance’s only goal is to ensure that operators operate in a fair and transparent manner and meet their legal obligations. On the contrary, assurance also includes helping businesses understand the risks involved in the industry where they operate, analysing their strengths and weaknesses, and setting measures to mitigate those risks.

Assurance’s starting point consists of an interview phase where tailor-made questionnaires serve better understanding the reality to each operator and its actual circumstances. Once the assurance assessment is complete, a detailed action plan assists the operator in fixing any identified gaps, improving policies and procedures, and obtaining the maximum financial gain from refining their processes, products, and operations.

As part of the fast transformation of the gambling industry, with competitive new products, platforms, advertisements, and market expansion, we must not forget that bad actors and illegal practices also develop. This is the moment to ask ourselves if we are ready to face whatever can harm our operations. The most efficient way to know is carrying out a thorough audit of policies, procedures, and processes. This approach will certainly save operators from potential harm to their clients, products, brands, and finances.

Audit readiness

Regulators focus on legislation, supervision, and enforcement. All stakeholders must comply with gambling regulations if they want to offer products and services or provide a safe environment to their clients. An important part of the gambling legal system is the fact that the industry is continuously overseen to ensure that all actors adhere to the established rules. At this point, operators need to ask themselves how ready they are to show sufficient evidence that their operations adhere to the law.

Smart operators will choose to comply with as many rules and regulations as their business is capable of, and they will ensure that records are properly kept. Company leadership is essential in ensuring compliance as it contributes to collaboration between departments and having policies and procedures that make the business run within the parameters of the legislation.

Lessons learned

In recent years, some highly publicized enforcement actions, including fines and penalties, license suspension, and revocation, have alerted the whole gambling industry. From such cases, there have been increasing efforts in reviewing processes, improving systems, and growing compliance departments.

Experience in the gambling industry has taught us that it is crucial to have a detailed understanding of the regulations that govern the relationship between operators and players. Where knowledge has been insufficient, inaccurate, or out of date, some business decisions have led to unwanted consequences, sometimes catastrophic ones.

Knowledge, a solid compliance culture, strong procedures, and willingness are the formula to be ready for a regulatory audit.

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Soft2Bet Announces 2023 Financial Results

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Company’s strong growth driven by Motivational Engineering Gamification Application (MEGA), sports betting, and geographic expansion.

Soft2Bet, a leading B2B casino and sportsbook platform provider, today released several key metrics demonstrating impressive company growth in 2023. Soft2Bet’s revenues grew steadily in 2023, as the company’s focus on expansion in regulated markets and highly gamified products enabled it to deliver its strongest year to date. For 2023, the company recorded an audited growth of 46% in gross revenue across its B2B and B2C operational areas. This corresponds to a 207% increase in EBITDA from the prior reporting period.

These results were driven by several factors, including the introduction of Soft2Bet’s gamification solutions known as Motivational Engineering Gamification Application (MEGA), which have proven to significantly increase Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) by more than 60%, player engagement and average revenue per user (ARPU) by 70% for the company’s partners.

Other contributing factors include strong growth in the company’s sports betting solutions, which saw a revenue increase of 300% in 2023, and expansion into a number of regulated markets with new licenses in Sweden, Greece, Romania and Italy.

Uri Poliavich, CEO and founder of Soft2Bet, commented: “With our MEGA solutions and ambitious expansion strategy, 2023 was an incredible year for our family at Soft2Bet. I have no doubt we’ll continue to see strong growth in 2024 as we innovate our gamification engine. We are already developing partnerships with new and old friends, expanding into North America, and delivering more game-changing solutions for our partners this year.”

In 2024, Soft2Bet will focus on further expanding its presence in Europe and North America. The company looks forward to entering the US market in New Jersey, as well as expanding into Portugal and Ontario, Canada and Mexico over the course of the year.

Soft2Bet’s primary focus remains on enhancing its MEGA technology. Powered by a robust tech stack, this solution consistently boosts engagement, volumes, and revenues by providing unparalleled personalization and tailored user experiences. Innovation remains at the core of the company’s philosophy, and going forward it will look to integrate AI and other new technologies to enhance and inform new features.

 

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North Star Network acquires SportsMole.co.uk

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North Star Network are delighted to confirm the successful seven-figure sum acquisition of SportsMole.co.uk, whichbecomes its first significant investment of 2024 and the latestaddition to NSN’s sports media portfolio.

With over a decade of online heritage, and seven million sessions monthly, SportsMole becomes one of the flagship assets in North Star Network’s family of over 30 sportsm edia sites globally.

The latest addition to the NSN portfolio joins existing media properties including Top Mercato, Afrik-Foot, Trivela, Premier League Brasil, and Vringe to expand North Star’s international footprint while providing a strong home for our UK-focused coverage.

North Star Network co-founder Julien Josset said: “I want to thank Alan Jay and Neil Wilkes for their trust.

SportsMole is a well-known sports media brand in the UK and many other English-speaking countries. Our ambition is to take this brand to the next level, by refining the editorial product, migrating to a new platform, and diversifying the
monetization sources to make it a sustainable asset for North Star.”

Founded in 2011, SportsMole is a sports news site delivering the latest breaking news and results from multiple sports, with a specific focus on football.

As well as providing coverage for the UK audience, SportsMole also enjoys a readership across the Anglophone world, with significant visibility in Africa and the United States.

SportsMole founders Alan Jay and Neil Wilkes said: “We are thrilled to conclude an agreement with North Star for the acquisition of SportsMole.co.uk. They have a proven track record of working with the biggest sports brands around the world, have a wealth of talent and experience at their disposal, and we are confident that they will take SportsMole.co.uk onwards to the next level in the years to come.”

NSN are excited to work with the SportsMole legacy team, who have demonstrated their ability to consistently reach a broad audience with their predictions and match coverage, and are excited to develop the site using their creative, data driven approach to sports media.

North Star Network is a leading sports media group, operating sports brands across 30 countries. With a headcount of 85 people, the company is headquartered in Paris, with offices in Lille and Sao Paulo.

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