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Kalamba Games brings 80s nostalgia to life with Joker 3600

George Miller



Kalamba Games- Joker 3600
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Kalamba Games has released its latest fun-filled title Joker 3600, offering players a nostalgic 80s themed slot experience with the chance to win big.

Joker 3600’s 80s theme incorporates elements of classic computing, movies, toys and of course fruit, as well as other media particularly resonant with 40+ demographic.

Including Kalamba’s HyperBonus feature that presents slot fans with a shortcut to free spins rounds, the game has a unique reel layout with 6-column, 5-4-3-3-4-5 row and a 3D reel bed.

The game offers 3600 ways pays and the max win is 13,000 x bet.  The hit frequency is higher than a traditional lines game giving more feedback to beginners.  Volatility is also extremely high, proven to resonate with VIPs and top revenue segments for operators.

Joker 3600 is exclusively distributed on the ORYX Gaming platform and is now available to leading casino operators.

Alex Cohen, COO and co-founder of Kalamba Games, said: “Joker 3600 offers players a familiar gaming experience but in an updated and modern version with an all new 3D vibe, a slick new player interface and of course our popular engagement and retention tools.

“The simple, clean lines will help beginners as well as experienced players with navigation and we are certain the game will resonate with operators and players across multiple markets.”



About Kalamba Games:

Kalamba Games is an innovative slots and casino content supplier to both real money gaming and social casino operators. With offices in Malta and a development studio in Krakow, Poland, its focus is on creating games with proven revenue drivers that ensure commercial success for its partners. It was founded in 2016 by industry veterans with both B2C and B2B experience, as well as a strong desire to bring the best of social casino to the RMG vertical. With a varied portfolio of high-quality products and a growing list of customers, Kalamba is now well on the way to becoming a leading player in the next generation of alternative content suppliers. Find out more here:

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Spain Bans Gambling Firms from Sponsoring La Liga Clubs

Niji Narayan



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According to a report in El Pais, gambling companies will no longer be permitted to appear as front-of-shirt sponsors for La Liga clubs next season.

Spanish Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón has proposed a series of measures which will toughen up regulations on betting companies, including restrictions to sponsorship agreements and advertising exposure. Currently, eight clubs in La Liga feature a gambling company as a main shirt sponsor.

The ban follows the approval of laws as part of Spain’s “Royal Decree on Advertising” which currently permits a four-hour advertising window for betting companies, but does not authorise any exposure out of the timeframe.

In addition to the ban on shirt sponsorships, the new decree will prevent gambling companies from being allowed to sponsor stadium names nor any other aspect associated with the teams.

Garzón had altered the wording of the ruling to state that “sponsorship in sports T-shirts or equipment will not be admissible”, with gambling companies already banned from featuring on youth shirts.

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Vlad Poptamas



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Sportradar, the global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services, has appointed former Paddy Power-Betfair CFO Alex Gersh as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Gersh will be based in Sportradar’s London office.


Gersh has 25 years of diversified international financial management experience and technical expertise in both public and private equity owned businesses in the UK and US and played a major role in the successful integration of Paddy Power and Betfair.


Most recently, he joins from online car purchasing startup Cazoo where he served as CFO. In addition, he has previously held senior financial positions at digital pay TV software solutions NDS Group (Nasdaq listed and private equity owned), Flag Telecom, British Telecom and Motorola.


Gersh will report directly to CEO Carsten Koerl and will be responsible for the financial management, planning and performance of the group, including reviewing major investment decisions and new business opportunities.


He joins Sportradar at a key moment in the company’s global expansion as it continues to grow its market-leading presence across numerous strategic markets and complementary verticals including betting, OTT, audiovisual, media and integrity. This includes last year’s acquisition of award-winning sports betting and gaming platform Optima which created a global ‘one-stop-shop’ technology and services business capable of offering a complete turnkey solution.


Carsten Koerl, Chief Executive Officer, Sportradar, said: “We are delighted Alex has joined us as our new Chief Financial Officer. His expertise is second-to-none with a proven track record in complex organisations. He possesses a profound understanding of the sports, betting, mobile and data sectors which will be vital as we enter the next stage of global growth for the business.”


Alex Gersh, Chief Financial Officer, Sportradar, said: “Sportradar is a business I have long admired and I’m thrilled to be joining at such an interesting time for the global sports and betting industries. Carsten and the management team have some very exciting plans over the coming years and I’m looking forward to helping the company achieve its goals.”

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Bang Bang Games selects Yggdrasil’s YG Masters Programme – Powered by GATI

Vlad Poptamas



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The emerging games studio Bang Bang Games is the latest partner to join Yggdrasil’s YG Masters programme, selecting the GATI technology as a key enabler for its global market and business strategy.

Yggdrasil’s rapidly growing YG Masters programme enables best in class independent studios to design, develop and distribute content using Yggdrasil’s proven technology and global distribution network.


Bang Bang will have access to GATI, Yggdrasil’s preconfigured, regulation-ready development toolkit, which enables studios and game developers to use a standardised technology solution to design and distribute games anywhere in the world. This means YG Masters partners can crucially accelerate global reach and find new ways to increase revenues, all using one standardised interface.


Bang Bang was founded earlier this year by a team with a wealth of experience behind them. The studio aims to produce games with mechanics that are easy to understand but hard to put down. By joining the YG Masters programme, Bang Bang will be able to focus on delivering premium games, while Yggdrasil provides support around compliance, distribution, and commercialisation.

Stuart McCarthy, Head of Partner Strategy and Sourcing at Yggdrasil, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Bang Bang Games to the YG Masters family. We have been keeping an eye on Bang Bang for some time now and have been impressed with the team and the game mechanics they are developing. It’s going to be very exciting to see the Bang Bang team carve their place in the industry using our unique GATI technology as a go-to market, and business strategy enabler.”

Frank McPolin, Managing Director of Bang Bang Games, said: “Yggdrasil is at the forefront of innovation, and we are very excited to enter into this partnership which will allow us to accelerate our global portfolio reach using Yggdrasil’s standardised GATI technology as key enabler.

“We have been big fans of Yggdrasil for many years, and knowing that prominent, high caliber studios are already part of the YG Masters programme, puts us in great company. We are confident we can bring something different to the Yggdrasil distribution network and can’t wait to start showing the world what we’re made of!”

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