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Continent 8 Named “International Business of the Year” at the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence

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Continent 8 Technologies, the award-winning, multi-jurisdictional global data solutions provider, has been named the 2018 “International Business of the Year” at the prestigious Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence held last night at the Villa Marina, Isle of Man.

This year, Continent 8 was shortlisted in the “International Business of the Year category” – one of the most sought after awards of the night. Now in its 13th year, the Awards for Excellence has recognised more than 300 local companies since the awards started, creating a unique opportunity to recognise success for companies, individuals, the public sector, and the charitable sector.

This is the second time Continent 8 has been recognised for success and innovation. In 2014, Continent 8 was honoured as the “Company of the Year”. At that time, the judges remarked that Continent 8 demonstrated a clear strategy, as well as innovative ways of sourcing and delivering service on and off island. They recognised that Continent 8 had a firmly established local and international profile and has served as a strong ambassador on behalf of the Island.

Continent 8’s CEO Michael Tobin stated about this year’s award, “We are truly honoured to be recognised as this year’s International Business of the Year. Our success and growth are directly attributed to our global team of experts, our ability to develop long-term partnerships, and by offering the most sophisticated, innovative, and reliable services to our customers.” Mr. Tobin, described the award as a “Humbling recognition of our relentless pursuit of service and innovation on a global scale and our commitment to the growth of the Isle of Man.”

In accepting the award on behalf of Continent 8 David Black thanked the organisers, judges, shareholders, the global team and led a touching tribute following the recent tragic loss of colleague, Paul Steer.

Continent 8 is an award-winning, multi-jurisdictional global network solutions provider that connects, manages, and secures the world’s most valuable information. Its advanced data centers and high-quality networks support critical online operations in both private and public-sector organisations in over 30 locations across Europethe United States and Asia. For more information visit www.continent8.com.

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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KPMG-led initiative raises funds for ALS Malta

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KPMG have raised funds worth €9,000 for the ALS Malta Foundation from a number of iGaming operators such as  GiG Gives, SiGMA, Microgaming and L&L Europe. A few months before, KPMG in Malta decided to assist the ALS Malta Foundation in its fundraising efforts to create a bigger and better ‘Dar Bjorn’. ‘Dar Bjorn’ has played an integral role in improving the lives of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patients since its inception.

The requires funds to raise awareness, improve the lives of ALS sufferers, and improve ALS and Motor Neurone Disease (MND) research at the University of Malta.

Along with the Research Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT), the organisation is making great strides in its bid to improve the lives of ALS and MND sufferers.

The organisation offers significant support to ALS and MND sufferers on the island of Malta.

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NetEnt and Bethard combine to create exclusive virtual live casino

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Next generation casino and sportsbook Bethard has become the latest operator to launch an exclusive virtual casino with NetEnt.

 

The custom-built virtual casino product reflects Bethard’s bold and innovative style. In the casino, Next Level Live, players can move between three stunning external environments (underwater, volcano and space), depending on the action on the two blackjack and one roulette tables.

There is also a special sports roulette table which shows players a feed of live football results. This new joint venture between Bethard and NetEnt shows the vast potential of NetEnt Live’s proprietary live casino technology.

NetEnt’s exclusive virtual casinos are collaborative productions with partner casinos, allowing brands to fully leverage their identity.

NetEnt’s exclusive virtual casinos generate a virtual multi-table environment. Players enjoy a superior UX thanks to a multitude of camera positions that also provide visibility of the other tables. The virtual casino from NetEnt makes it easy for players to change games and tables, without having to return to the lobby.

Henrik Fagerlund, Chief Product Officer of NetEnt, said: “Bethard is a super-ambitious brand with aggressive growth plans to match. With Next Level Live, we have jointly created a unique live casino experience that perfectly fits their personality and is guaranteed to boost engagement.”

Bjørnar Heggernes, Casino Manager at Bethard, said. “Next Level Live allows us to have an unprecedented level of product ownership and control and the result is a live casino which is 100 percent Bethard. This authenticity means that players are getting the true and irreplaceable Bethard experience – we are sure our players will love it.”

Bethard joins Mr Green, Unibet and Ninja Casino as operators with an exclusive virtual casino from NetEnt.

 

 

NetEnt AB (publ) is a leading digital entertainment company, providing premium gaming solutions to the world’s most successful online casino operators. Visit www.games.netent.com to try our games. Since its inception in 1996, NetEnt has been a true pioneer in driving the market with thrilling games powered by their cutting-edge platform. With innovation at its core, NetEnt is committed to helping customers stay ahead of the competition. NetEnt is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (NET-B), employs 900 people and has offices in Stockholm, Malta, Kiev, Gothenburg, New Jersey, Krakow and Gibraltar.

 

Bethard Group is a multifaceted group offering various iGaming related services including online casino, sports betting, white label services and gaming platform services. It is operating under a Maltese, UK and Danish licence, with applications pending for German, Swedish and Irish licenses.

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Red Tiger Gaming teams up with Hero Gaming

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Partnership in place ahead of Swedish market opening

 

Leading casino game and software provider Red Tiger Gaming has completed a deal to distribute its popular slots to Hero Gaming.

The deal will see the provider’s games made available on the operator’s Casino Heroes, CasiTabi, Betser, and Speedy Casino brands.

Gavin Hamilton, CEO of Red Tiger Gaming, said the timing of the deal, ahead of next month’s debut of Sweden’s newly-regulated market, was particularly important.

He added: “Hero Gaming operates brands that have a similar outlook to us and we are very pleased to be supplying them with our games. They like to wow their customers with real innovation and creativity and provide them with a great user experience.

“We’re looking forward to working with them in Sweden next year and building a long-term partnership with their casinos in other regulated markets around the world.”

Tomas Backman, Hero Gaming CEO, said: “Red Tiger Gaming’s products are among the most popular in the industry and we’re very excited about offering them to our players for the first time.

“We take great pride in our gaming content and how we present it to our players and I’m confident they will enjoy this latest addition to our market-leading portfolio.”

Hero Gaming was founded in 2014 by current CXO Georg Westin with the aim of making casino gaming more fun by combining it with new revolutionary features created within the company.

CasinoHeroes was launched, and soon after CasiTabi.com, with its focus on the Japanese market. Next up was alternative sportsbook, Betser.com launched in 2016.

2018 has seen continued growth with the launch of the so-called ‘Pay and Play’ brands SpeedyCasino.com and SpeedyBet.com.

 

About Red Tiger Gaming:

Red Tiger Gaming is a young and dynamic casino games developer offering top-performing HTML5 slots and table games, a bespoke progressive jackpot system and Smart Spins, an innovative bonus management application. Founded in late 2014 by a group of industry veterans from major B2B and B2C gaming brands, the company is growing fast and is now served by over 200 full time staff including mathematicians, graphic designers, software developers, audio engineers, gambling experts, QAs, account managers and secret magicians; all entirely dedicated to continuously improving the slots player experience. Learn more at: www.redtigergaming.com

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