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Big Win on Wazdan’s Great Book of Magic Deluxe at Nordicasino

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Last month, one lucky slots player took home €28,776.70 in total winnings, after a streak of wins on Wazdan’s Great Book of Magic Deluxe at Nordicasino, a client of Groove Gaming.

The memorable day for this hopeful player was full of highs as they brought in a slew of wins; during one bonus game, with a bet of €100, this player won a jaw-dropping €22,675.00.

Nordicasino is a player focused casino, offering quality games from the top game providers in the world, including Wazdan. As a customer first casino, they offer second to none customer service, with 24/7 support so that players feel safe, secure and valued. What’s more, they offer a host of tantalising player promotions that are designed to genuinely boost the player experience.

The lucky Nordicasino winner was spinning the reels on Wazdan’s Great Book of Magic Deluxe, a crowd favourite game that not long ago, paid another lucky punter €90,775.02 at Svenbet. Great Book of Magic Deluxe features five reels, 20 pay-lines and a variety of special symbols, including Free-Spins-awarding Scatters and Expanding Bonus Symbols. As with all Wazdan games, Great Book of Magic Deluxe is rich in Unique Wazdan Features, including Volatility Levels™, Double Screen Mode, Unique Gamble Feature, Energy Saving Mode, Ultra Fast Mode, Ultra Lite Mode and Big Screen Mode.

Wazdan has been producing crowd pleasing slot games for more than a decade and now boast a portfolio of over 110 HTML5 slot games, which are added to every single month. Widely popular Wazdan titles include Magic Stars 3, 9 Lions, Magic Target Deluxe, Los Muertos™, Valhalla, and the game which has recently paid big, Great Book of Magic Deluxe.

With a passion for games, Wazdan’s expert team of technologists develop innovative, technology-packed slot games suitable for desktop, tablet and mobile. All Wazdan games contain Unique Wazdan Features including the world’s first Volatility Levels™, Energy Saving Mode, Double Screen Mode, Unique Gamble Feature, Ultra Fast Mode, Ultra Lite Mode as well as the new Big Screen Mode, which was recently released at ICE London 2019.

“We are always thrilled to hear of big wins on Wazdan games. Great Book of Magic Deluxe has long been a favourite for players, and it is satisfying to see the game giving big prizes to those who love it. With a number of new game titles recently released, and partnership announcements coming in hot, we look forward to seeing more big win news coming in soon,” says Andrzej Hyla, Head of Sales at Wazdan.

Great Book of Magic Deluxe is currently available on Curacao license, but will soon be available on the UK and MGA licenses, allowing more players to spin the reels for a chance to win big.

Keep up to date with the latest Wazdan news at: https://www.wazdan.com

 

ABOUT WAZDAN:

Wazdan is a popular game producer, developing innovative casino games that deliver an original, fun and truly omni-channel player experience. Offering an extensive game library of over 110 HLML5 slots, table games and video poker games, Wazdan is gaining popularity in the iGaming market thanks to the great quality of their games, interesting themes and engaging gameplay. Wazdan’s game portfolio consists of such popular titles as Magic Stars 3, Great Book of Magic Deluxe, Magic Target Deluxe, Valhalla and Wild Guns as well as amazing new and upcoming slot games, including Los Muertos™, Mayan Ritual™ and Larry the Leprechaun amongst others. Wazdan releases new, exciting titles on a regular basis and equips them with Unique Wazdan Features: innovative Volatility Levels™, exciting Unique Gamble Feature and mobile-friendly Energy Saving and Double Screen Modes, Ultra Lite Mode, Ultra Fast Mode, as well the brand new Big Screen Mode. Wazdan holds a number of European trademarks including a trademark for their world’s-first Volatility Level™. Their extensive portfolio of clients includes some of the top gaming operations in the industry. The company is headquartered in Malta and holds licenses issued by the UKGC, the MGA and complies with Curacao regulations. Furthermore, their games use the RNG certified by the NMi, which ensures reliable, fair and secure gameplay.

 

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ODJ Survey Reveals France’s Gambling Activity Declines, Problem Gambling Rises

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The latest survey by Observatoire des jeux (ODJ), the regulating body that monitors the gambling activity of France, has revealed that gambling activity in the country is declining, but the cases of problem gambling rise.

Problem gambling is one of the biggest setbacks of the gambling industry. Protocols that ensure that players are protected from themselves are required for every company before approval of their licenses.

The decline in gambling activity for a country could mean two things. First, the country gets lesser revenue from the industry. And it also means that fewer people are attracted to gambling which means more money for their families.

ODJ reported that 47.2% of the ten thousand respondents are engaged in some gambling last year, a decline from the 2014 survey’s 57.2%.

The report also showed that the country’s excessive gambling activity doubled from 0.8% in 2014 to 1.6% in 2019. Gamblers at risk of becoming problem gamblers rose from 3.8% in 2014 to 4.4% last year.

The regulating body concluded that around 370 thousand French adults are problem gamblers, while about 1 million are at risk of becoming one. ODJ also claimed that 6% of spending on problem gamblers and those at risk of becoming one contributed 38.3% of all gambling spending in 2019.

The survey also revealed that lottery games lead France’s gambling activity, but problem gambling among lottery players remained low at nearly 1%. The report revealed that lottery scratch games are twice more addictive than traditional draw games. Poker and casino players are four times more prone to problem gambling compared to lotteries, while sports and race betting is six times more addictive.

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Holland Casino Reopens to Public

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Holland Casino has reopened the doors of all 14 of its facilities on July 1. The opening act was performed in the atmospheric dome hall of Holland Casino Amsterdam Centre by singer Tino Martin and CEO Erwin van Lambaart.

Under the supervision of croupier Sharize, the first spin on the roulette table was symbolically given. This ended the closure of almost four months.

“We are very happy that we are open again and that we can fulfill our social task. As of today, our valued guests can safely and responsibly enjoy our hospitality and our exciting range of games during a pleasant afternoon or evening. We have fully furnished all branches in accordance with the 1.5 meter guidelines, while retaining the atmospheric ambiance that the Netherlands is used to from us. Not only the latest slot machines, but also the familiar table games such as Black Jack and Roulette are available again today. Our restaurants and bars are also open. We do ask everyone to make a reservation and adhere to the known guidelines. Our 4,000 employees are ready for our guests with special instructions,” Erwin van Lambaart, said.

“I love this beautiful location in the middle of our capital. A few weeks ago I recorded a number of acoustic sessions in this intimate dome room for my fans and for the employees and guests of Holland Casino. That was of course very special to be allowed to do and it produced beautiful images, but at the same time it was also very unreal. I am very happy for all the people at Holland Casino that they can get back to work and that everyone can return here for a relaxing afternoon or evening,” Tino Martin said.

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Dutch Legal Protection Minister Seeks to Ease Tensions Over Gaming Addiction

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Sander Dekker, the Netherlands’ Minister for Legal Protection, has spoken out against a ban on online games over the potential risk for addiction among young people. Instead, he explained that the Dutch authorities will focus on prevention and treatment.

Responding to a question from Socialist Party politician Michael van Nipsen on how gambling legislation is enforced in relation to video games, Dekker looked to highlight the distinction between video games and games of chance.

He explained that gaming was a popular and generally accepted leisure activity for young people, pointing out that players used games to socialise online, and noted the products could even help minors develop skills. However, Dekker acknowledged that these games, especially free-to-play online titles, could be designed in a way that encouraged continuous play.

He said a changing revenue model meant that rather than purchasing the titles outright, online games were often offered for free, with players purchasing in-game items to enhance the gameplay. Microtransactions could build up, meaning users spent significantly more than they intended, and some elements where blind boxed items such as loot boxes were purchased for cash could – and have – been classed as gambling.

He admitted that some young people developed problems, to the point that it could be classed as an addiction.

This was not enough to justify a total ban on these games, Dekker said, noting there was no “one size fits all” approach to preventing gaming addiction.

“Prevention and education are, in the case of (online) gaming, a task shared by the national government and the gaming industry itself,” he explained.

Dekker pointed out that he has asked the Ministry of Justice and Security’s research centre, the Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatiecentrum (WODC) to investigate links between gaming and gambling addiction, as well as identifying gaps in current and incoming regulations.

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