Connect with us
SIS

Press Releases

The Bingo Association donates £1.3 Million to charity

Niji Narayan

Published

on

The Bingo Association donates £1.3 Million to charity
Photo Source: variety.org.uk
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

Miles Baron, Chief Executive of The Bingo Association, has handed over a charity cheque of £1.3 million to Joe McFadden, an ambassador of Variety, a charity organisation focusing on underprivileged children, at a parliamentary reception. The bingo operators in Great Britain raised the amount through their customers and staff and offered the amount for charity.

MPs, bingo operators, bingo players and charity beneficiaries from various parts of the country attended the event.

As Variety enters its 70th year in charity operations, the Bingo Association has extended their original four-year partnership for an extra fifth year.

Joe McFadden said: “I’m delighted to be able to lend my voice to a cause as vital as Variety’s – vulnerable children are one of the most at risk groups in our society, and I’m honoured be able to champion their work.”

The Bingo Association’s generous donation means Variety can continue to help disadvantaged young people from across the UK reach their full potential.”

Miles Baron, CEO of the Bingo Association, added:

“I’m incredibly excited to announce over the past four years, bingo clubs have raised over £1.3 million for Variety, the Children’s Charity, smashing our target of £1 million.”

“Variety’s work has a substantial impact on every community it touches, making it the perfect charitable partner for bingo, a social form of gambling rooted in the heart of local communities. It’s a delight to see the money raised by our customers go back into the communities it’s raised in, and I’m delighted to be extending our partnership with Variety by another year until the end of 2019.”

Over the past four years, Variety has used Bingo Association funds to provide schools and other organisations with 23 Sunshine Coaches. These coaches are specially adapted to be accessible to children with a diverse range of mobility needs, allowing beneficiaries to plan activities without worrying about the cost, timing, and expense of public transport. Many organisations who had received a coach were in attendance at the event in recognition of the incredible work they do. The Bingo Association were delighted that funds raised by its customers were being reinvested within the very communities from which they are raised.

 

About The Bingo Association:
The Bingo Association is the trade association of the licensed bingo industry in Great Britain, representing the proprietors licensed under The Gambling Act 2005.
There are 51 proprietors in membership. Membership profile ranges from the large operators, including Buzz (124 clubs) and Mecca (97 clubs), to smaller regional operators like Carlton Leisure (14 clubs) and many single unit businesses.
The bingo sector directly employs over 13,000 people in the UK. Over 3 million customers made over 48m visits to bingo clubs last year.

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.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Comments

Gambling in the USA

PointsBet Partners With Catfish Bend Casino in Iowa

Niji Narayan

Published

on

PointsBet Partners With Catfish Bend Casino in Iowa
Photo Source: kbur.com
Reading Time: 1 minute

 

PointsBet, the top-tier sportsbook operator, has entered a multi-year partnership with Catfish Bend Casino, one of Iowa’s leading casino, entertainment, and hotel destinations.

The partnership will include the launch of both premium retail and mobile sportsbook operations in Iowa, following proper licensing afforded by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. PointsBet and Catfish Bend Casino will work in tandem to build out a multi-faceted sports entertainment venue centrally located on the Catfish Bend property.

“PointsBet is thrilled to announce this partnership, enabling us to create a first-class sportsbook for Iowa’s sports bettors at one of the best casino resorts in the Midwest. Catfish Bend Casino’s executives – Gary Hoyer and Rob Higgins – are two of the most progressive and forward-thinking operators in the industry. We knew they were the perfect match for PointsBet’s long-term vision of gaming in the U.S. from day one,” Johnny Aitken, PointsBet’s U.S. CEO said.

“We couldn’t imagine a better sportsbook to bring to Catfish Bend Casino and the state of Iowa. The potential legalization of sports betting in Iowa opens an exciting new opportunity for recreational and avid players, and PointsBet’s unmatched dedication to bettors makes them the ideal partner for our brand and go-to-market plan,” Gary Hoyer, CEO of Great River Entertainment said.

 

Continue Reading

Industry News

AMATIC Industries Reports Excellent FER in Madrid, Presents Roulette Grand Jeu

Niji Narayan

Published

on

AMATIC Industries Reports Excellent FER in Madrid, Presents Roulette Grand Jeu
Photo Source: amatic.com
Reading Time: 1 minute

 

AMATIC Industries, an integrated supplier of premium gaming products, in collaboration with Comatel, has reported an excellent Fería International del Juego (FER) show in Madrid.

There was plenty to see as Comatel secured a large stand to house the AMATIC solutions. AMATIC Industries presented the latest Roulette Grand Jeu with the stylish, brand new Corona II overhead design that incorporates a large screen that can be viewed from both sides. This is an excellent way to portray the GO FOR GOLD bonus game which has been created especially for the Spanish market. Another highlight at the FER was the introduction of a further bonus game called LET’S PARTY.

Leopold Öller, Director at AMATIC Industries, summed up the response from the FER, stating, “It was a great opportunity to see our valued customers in Spain. Thanks to our unique partnership with Comatel our games have become extremely popular throughout the country. We are always focusing on bringing new innovations to strengthen our position here. We were able to do this in all areas – with our Corona II on the Roulette Grand Jeu, our new Amarox C24 Nero and new games for our Multiliner as well as the focus on our Landscape solution. We were very pleased with the response.”

 

Continue Reading

Asia

Betinvest to present new iFrame product with Asia-specific interface in Macao

George Miller

Published

on

Betinvest to present new iFrame product with Asia-specific interface in Macao
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

Betinvest is going to the very heart of the Asian entertainment industry – Macao – to take part in one of the gaming business’s leading international events. At stand D1229, the company will present its well-established sports betting products as well as its very latest solutions, such as iFrame Sportsbook. The Betinvest team have also announced that visitors will have the opportunity to get a €5,000 certificate which can be used towards the cost of any Betinvest product.

“We are delighted to be returning to G2E Asia this year, both to network and to present our new special offers. We were able to have a discussion with our Asian partners before the exhibition to find out all about the special needs and requirements of betting operators in Asia. We’re well prepared and hope that visitors to our stand will be pleasantly surprised by what we have to offer them,” said Betinvest’s VP of Business Development, Valentyn Kyrylenko.

“We’ll be presenting our new iFrame solution which offers unique opportunities to integrate and manage traditional Sportsbook and/or eSports betting. Our iFrame solution will be an essential tool for operators in any region. As for special features for the Asian market, we’ve made some changes in the backend according to the market’s needs and developed a corresponding frontend. I hope they’ll like it!” Kyrylenko added.

Between 21st and 23rd May 2019 at The Venetian Macao, the Betinvest team will showcase – and provide every visitor with an opportunity to try out for themselves – all of the company’s products and services. The core Betinvest products are Sportsbook and Data Feed, but the company also offers simple yet profitable in-house solutions such as Lottery, Keno and Roulette.

Betinvest will be exhibiting at stand D1229. You can book a meeting with the Betinvest team here.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
NSoft

Global Gaming Industry Newsletter – Weekly Digest (sent every Wednesday)

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from European Gaming Media and Events:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here. Read more about European Gaming Media and Event's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Subscribe to our News via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to our news and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Latest by author

Trending

Notice for AdBlock users

We are constantly showing banners about important news regarding events and product launches. Please turn AdBlock off in order to see these areas.