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EvenBet to showcase pioneering poker portfolio at G2E Asia

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Leading developer unveils its standout mobile product for Asian poker rooms at Stand D908


Leading online gaming software developer EvenBet Gaming is set to showcase an exciting and expanding poker portfolio at next week’s Global Gaming Expo Asia (aka G2E Asia).

This must-attend summit runs from 21-23 May at the Venetian Macao. Here, EvenBet – shortlisted for Best Poker and Mobile Software provider at the forthcoming EGR B2B Awards – is unpacking its latest solutions and strategies, bringing optimised poker variants to operators and suppliers all across Asia.

The growth in Asian poker rooms has been an exciting driver in the continent’s growth this past year, and EvenBet is on site to capitalise on this untapped potential with their new Poker Clubs solution, demonstrating its emerging global reach and flair for innovation.

All delegates visiting Stand D908 will be able to experience the first mobile Poker Clubs app. The app, specifically created for the ramping rise of mobile in most Asian markets, allows club managers to host and run private poker communities with their own tournaments and tables.

Since making its G2E Asia debut last year, EvenBet has continued to evolve its platform, including accelerated game-integration, a casino games management module, new game types, and exclusive features to generate higher rake and better engagement. Its game-changing components comprise:

 

  • Pre-integrated localised poker variants (notably Traditional Chinese)
  • Multi-lingual customer service (including Chinese-speaking support)
  • Legally-approved monetisation (with optional rake) for app owners
  • Fully customisable game and tournaments sets
  • Reconfigured apps, with enhanced statistics for both players, clubs, alliances and club levels

 

EvenBet CEO Dmitry Starostenkov, recently shortlisted for CEO of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards 2019, said: “It’s an exciting time for us to be returning to Macau. EvenBet now offers the widest poker suite on the market, localized for each Asian region, with 24/7 support.

“Due to regulatory difficulties, real-money online gaming is unfeasible in many Asian markets, although recent trends for change are hugely encouraging. Indeed, until now, poker clubs were a closed community where all group members are either approved or invited by owners, and user balances are handled manually. EvenBet’s world-class platform can change that for a primed audience.

“We’ve monitored the growing demand for quality real-money poker solutions, especially in Asian territories, like China, where legal issues are an obstacle to a huge base of enthusiastic poker players. Now we have developed a flexible product which finally satisfies this demand.

“Partners can use EvenBet Poker Clubs in myriad ways, from staging home events to hosting online games for big clubs with hundreds of members. It all scales with our core philosophy of delivering dependable turnkey poker solutions which hand flexible control to all operators.”

To book a meeting with EvenBet, simply email: sales@evenbetgaming.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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China Lottery Sales Fall for Second Month

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Lottery sales in China have declined in April by 13.7% from the prior-year period.

According to the Ministry of Finance, the total sales in April were nearly CNY35.99 billion (US$5.21 billion). Welfare lottery sales declined by 17.4% year-on-year, to approximately CNY16.29 billion, while sports lottery sales stood at CNY19.70 billion, 10.4% less than a year ago.

For the first four months of 2019, total sales of lottery products declined by 2.5% year-on-year, to approximately CNY142.31 billion. Welfare lottery sales totalled nearly CNY65.35 billion in the four months to April 30, down by 9.2% from the prior-year period, while sports lottery sales increased by 4.1% year-on-year to CNY76.96 billion.

In April, sales went up in only two of 31 provinces and municipalities of mainland China authorised to sell lottery tickets. Guangdong province saw its sales decline by 16.8% year-on-year in April.

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Government Delays the Issuance of Casino Regulations in Japan

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Japanese government has delayed the establishment of Casino Management Board and issuance of the more specific IR bidding regulations in Japan. It is widely assumed that having public attention focused on the IR issue will negatively impact the electoral prospects of the ruling conservatives.

The ruling party now looks inclined not to take up the IR issue until early 2020, seriously impacting the schedules of some local governments. Such a delay may be the death blow for Osaka’s plans to have its anticipated Yumeshima IR opens its doors ahead of the 2025 World Expo, although that remains to be seen.

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9stacks Launches Pokerface With Gopal Datt: India’s First Poker Chat Show

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9stacks Launches Pokerface With Gopal Datt: India's First Poker Chat Show
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Pokerface with Gopal Datt is a first-of-its-kind poker chat show which celebrates the lives and stories of poker players. This first episode can be watched on the 9stacks YouTube Channel here. Episode 2 of the series was released on Friday, 17th May 2019, on the 9stacks YouTube channel. The episode that has Datt interview poker heavyweight Deepak Bothraand TVF Bachelors fame Badri Chavan, can be watched here.

The twist is that each episode features one actor/celebrity and one poker player, and gets both to spill the beans about their journey to fame and fortune. In a fun way, this draws parallels between the featured celebrities and poker players and celebrates the achievements of both guests.

The first episode of the show, hosted by Gopal Datt (the Internet’s very own funny man), features Amol Parashar, of TVF Tripling fame, and one of India’s top poker players Nishant Sharma. Last year Nishant won the highest ever prize money by an Indian poker player at the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas.

Nishant, along with fellow poker pro Vivek Rughani, was part of the 9stacks Team India at the World Series of Poker and they became the first two Indians to enter the top 100 in the prestigious WSOP Main Event. Read the article here.

In the episode, Nishant speaks candidly about achieving his poker dreams and how he became a ‘Hero’ for other players in the industry. Many players now come to him for advice on their gameplay and some even ask him for selfies. His ‘Bina Darre’ playing style has won many hearts.

Nishant is accompanied by the celebrated actor Amol Parashar, who is also an avid poker player himself. An IIT Delhi alumnus, Amol was always into acting and was very interested in theatre. Amol recalled how his poker skills helped him sniff out a bluff early in his career: “Once I was offered a film with big casts like Mr. Amitabh Bachhan, Naseeruddin ShahSharman Joshi. Since I was new in the industry, I was asked to attend the workshop for the same where I was asked to pay Rs. 15,000 as room rent. I couldnt help but smell a bluff there. I mean, after all, if they were such a big film company, they surely wouldn’t ask me to pay Rs. 15,000 to book a room to rehearse in, right?”

Many more revelations came in the rapid fire segment of the show where the answers were ‘rapid and full of fire’. Unlike Koffee with Karan, the guests here got a lot of love instead of hampers!

 

Source: 9stacks

 

About 9stacks:

9stacks is India’s fastest growing online poker platform which provides a fun gaming experience with its easy-to-use interface, fastest withdrawals, attractive promotions and leaderboard prizes.

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