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PokerStars Adds Microgaming Titles

Thanks to a deal with Microgaming, players at PokerStars Casino can access many new games including the popular moneymaker Mega Moolah which has paid out millions to players. Favorites like Thunderstruck II, Immortal Romance and Break Da Bank Again are also available.

This step will extend PokerStars,the largest online poker operator in the world, well into the area of the market's main competitors. Industry figures show that the internet poker market is currently fairly flat in terms of growth.

Playtech Signs Huge Deal With DC Films

Playtech has signed its biggest ever branded content deal to license and develop an extensive catalogue of iconic DC-branded film and television properties. This includes the recent Batman movies, Suicide Squad and the upcoming action adventure Justice League.

Staying Ahead of the Game

From brick and mortar casinos to gambling at home via computers to playing their favorite casino games on mobile casinos technology has certainly improved things for todays players. Will they continue to adapt as successfully going forward, or will they be unable to keep up with the latest consumer trends?

Online Poker Struggle Continues in California

The California legislation was unable to legalize and regulate online poker during this years session. Despite their best efforts an agreement on the suitability standard was not possible.

The tribal coalition led by the Pechanga and Agua Caliente tribes were asking for a 10 year ban against Amaya Gaming and PokerStars for previously operating in the state. They wanted online gambling companies who facilitated games for Californians before online poker became legal to be excluded or be required to pay a higher entry fee.

MGM Resorts Unveils Mobile Slot Tournaments

Slot tournaments are now available inside MGM casino properties for mobile players. Known as "easyPlay Mobile Tournaments" it is the first of its kind to be offered in the United States and playable on a personal mobile device.

MGM Resorts and oneLIVE Inc., a mobile gaming tech company based in Las Vegas, have launched a service which allows players to use a gambling-on-the-go device within ARIA Resort & Casino, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, Luxor, New York-New York and Excalibur.

Evolution Gaming Expanding to Canada

A five-year agreement has been reached between Evolution Gaming and the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to provide live dealer games and related services. It is the Swedish company's first casino studio outside Europe. The venue will be used as a base for further expansion by Evolution in Canada.

“It’s a real-time table game, hosted by a live dealer which can be seen online by our players via a live video streaming link,” explains the BCLC’s Doug Cheng.