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Spigo And Bethard Go Hard In An Exciting New Deal

Zoltan Tundik

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It’s official – the extraordinary casual casino games studio Spigo and the online betting powerhouse Bethard began a partnership.

With an already established presence in Scandinavia, UK and around Europe, and with football legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic on their side, Bethard’s looking to take their portfolio to a whole new level with their new cooperation with Spigo as they’re looking towards Denmark.

Bethard’s ambitious plan to become Europe’s leading sportsbook involves optimizing their iGaming catalogue by adding more visually stunning and cutting-edge games. And that’s exactly where Spigo excels at, thanks to their unique approach to developing casual casino games and slots.

From classic titles to modern games such as Yatzy, Diamonds and Tropicana, Spigo’s lengthy catalogue includes lots of single-player and multiplayer that are not only visually stunning but also developed using HMTL5. This means that everything made by Spigo is compatible with both desktop and mobile devices.

Bjørnar Heggernes at Bethard said: “Spigo has a unique presence in the online games industry which made this an easy decision for us. The creativity and quality of their games gives us a better and stronger portfolio for the players to enjoy.”

Caroline Maciel at Spigo said: “We’re all very excited about our new partnership with Bethard. They’re definitely one of the top dogs in the betting industry in Europe and we’re delighted that a company like Bethard shows such a strong interest in our casual casino games. But above all, they see the potential that casual games have and their growing importance in the ever-changing online casino games market.”

About Spigo

Spigo is a privately owned Danish company that enjoys a strong presence in Malta and Denmark. We greatly value creativity and that’s why our unique SpigoCATALOGUE includes lots of slots and casual games that have been custom-tailored to the needs of the online casino industry. Built on HTML5, our lengthy catalogue (consisting of jackpots, free spins, bonus games etc.) is both desktop and mobile-friendly!

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

After starting out as an affiliate in 2009 and developing some recognized review portals, I have moved deeper into journalism and media. My experience has lead me to move into the B2B sector and write about compliance updates and report around the happenings of the online and land based gaming sector.

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Freebets & BetRadar Join Forces to Help Punters Back a Winner

George Miller

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Freebets.com have partnered up with BetRadar to offer punters a better package and take sports betting to the next level.

After a successful trial using the Beta version, Freebets.com will make their expertise even more readily available by including the full BetRadar widget across their site and in predictions and previews.

It will provide all manner of information to help punters make more informed decisions on their wagers. Data will be provided covering a number of different angles including, team news, live tables and fixtures, head-to-head analysis and player information such as goal scorers, assists and more.

The partnership will enhance the betting experience considerably, with real-time data that offers a much fuller picture of football fixtures across the world. The widgets are putting betting fans on a level playing field with the likes of Roy KeaneGary Neville and Jamie Carragher, with the same level of insight as any pundit on Super Sunday.

As well as first-class insight from the Freebets.com team, you can now expect to find the likes of win probability for every fixture, analysis of a team’s previous fixtures and even the opportunity to follow live scores integrated into previews and predictions.

It’s time to take betting to the next level and Freebets are at the very forefront as they look to help punters become more informed than ever and increase the chances of a win.

 

About Freebets.com: 

Freebets.com is one of the country’s leading betting affiliate sites, working with all the big names in the business to bring punters expert tips, previews and the best free bet offers.

With almost 10 years in the game they continue to provide thousands of punters daily with help, support and plenty of winners.

You can view their full offering at: www.freebets.com.

Source: Freebets.com

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Which payment methods can Germany rely on for gambling in the future?

George Miller

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German players will have to continue playing online casino games without PayPal. The online financial service has cut ties with internationally licensed operators after an injunction was served by the government on October 21st. Transactions to and from online casinos will no longer be available as a result. Several sites such as iGaming Business, have reported that products without authorization by state jurisdictions will be banned.

With German residents restricted from using PayPal as a deposit option for online casinos, we ask what the future holds as far as payment methods goes in Germany. 

Online gambling in Germany

Online gambling is legal in the local state of Schleswig-Holstein, which issues online casino licenses for operators. Between 2008 and 2012, this was the only state where gambling was allowed in the country. In an attempt to open up the market, new rules came into effect in 2012 on a state by state basis. But this has led to more confusion among players trying to make sense of the strict regulations put in place.

While there is a crackdown on the online casinos in the country, sports betting is still available with PayPal. To get a better understanding of what is really going on we asked Thomas Hahn, German gambling market expert at Leadstar Media, to clarify matters.

“The issue is for companies operating both casino and sportsbook under the same umbrella, if the two are associated with each other, they are not allowed to offer PayPal as a payment option any longer.”

Some online gambling operators have therefore separated their online casino product and sportsbooks. According to their site MyWettbonus.de, german betting sites with PayPal is still a viable option for the players. 

When asked what this means for them as an affiliate, he said:

“The German market is a big one for us, so obviously it hasn’t gone unnoticed as this is kind of a big deal in Germany. We’ve had to make some changes to stay up to date with the current bookmakers that offer PayPal as well as the online casinos we list on MyCasinoFreunde.de. It’s too early yet for us to see any impact of this, but Germany is a country that adapts swiftly to new trends. As long as we update our visitors with the latest information in regards to this and offer other solutions, it shouldn’t have too much of a negative impact on us. ” 

The future of online gambling in Germany

Online casinos are still not allowed to market towards consumers outside of Schleswig-Holstein, but that might soon change. The remaining 15 states in Germany have plans to license online sports betting in the coming years. June 30th 2021 has been earmarked as the date for states to have reached a consensus. 

Whether or not PayPal’s new German terms of service will still be effective by then is unknown at this point. New payment methods have the potential to rise in Germany, leading to a battleground in terms of market share.  

Right now, exciting payment providers such as Trustly and Klarna are options available to the German market and are set to increase in popularity with PayPal out of the equation. On top of that the likes of Apple Pay and Google Pay are also well placed to benefit in the future.

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BTG Launches its Millionaire Mystery Box Slot

Niji Narayan

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Big Time Gaming has launched its Millionaire Mystery Box slot exclusively with the Gaming Innovation Group’s Rizk.com online casino.

This 5-reel game has 243 different ways to win with mystery boxes thrown in. Inside the mystery boxes, you’ll discover any possible symbol, including special symbols such as the wild and scatter. Hitting the scatters will transport you into the hot seat, where you can win up to 24 free spins and a multiplier of up to 50× for the chance to win big money.

“Who Wants to Be Millionaire the TV show lends itself well to slot adaption because it already contains gambling elements coupled with the chance to win dizzying amounts of money. We retained the core elements that made Millionaire Megaways a hit, but we’ve added rich new features and a fun element of surprise. We know Rizk players are already loving it, but what would you expect from the thought leaders of modern slot development,” Nick Robinson, BTG’s CEO said.

“I’m delighted by the launch of Big Time Gaming’s newest blockbuster, Millionaire Mystery Box, exclusively on Rizk. The game has been a big hit with our players and, because it’s a household name and has excellent artwork and mechanics, it has provided some excellent marketing content. We want to extend a big thank you to Nik and all the team at BTG for coming up with another smash hit,” Ross Parkhill, Managing Director at GiG said.

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