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Sightline, Spin Games Forge Partnership

Sightline Payments Spin Games LogoSightline Interactive, a subsidiary of Sightline Payments, has just announced an agreement with Spin Games, through Respin, the joint venture company between Spin Games LLC and UK based Nektan PLC.

Respin, we’re told, will integrate Sightline’s Play+ payment solution into Spin’s on property “real money” mobile gaming platform for a seamless digital payments experience.

With Sightline’s Play+, Spin customers can instantly move money in and cash out through a secure Play+ account to their favorite Spin mobile games.

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Coral Gaming Sorry for SMS Spam Attack

Coral Gaming Sorry for SMS Spam AttackCoral Gambling Group is cleaning up after a messy SMS fiasco of epic proportions.

Last weekend, players began received an incessant number of mobile marketing messages.

And Coral never meant to send them.

The “annoying and repetitive text messages” pelted cell phones regarding the online gaming platform cultivated by the UK gambling operator.
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Casinos, Gaming Support Important to Voters

Casinos, Gaming Support Important to VotersThe American Gaming Association (AGA) believes that support for casinos and the gaming industry will be an important factor when voters pick a new president next year.

A new poll released last finds that likely Iowa caucus-goers are more likely to support a candidate who recognizes that casinos create jobs, generate valuable tax revenue and serve as an important role in economic development (47%-36%).

The AGA summary notes that eighteen commercial casinos in Iowa support nearly 17,000 jobs, spur $2.5 billion in economic activity and generate nearly $740 million in tax revenues.
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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories

mGamingWatch The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

IRS Wants to Use Casino Marketing Tool to Track Player Winnings
Among a casino’s most powerful marketing tools are, undoubtedly, their rewards and comps programs. Such programs reward gamblers by their frequency of visits to the casino and frequency of gambling. This means that player comp cards provide an in-depth log of gambling activity for each casino.

AGA Lends Support to ‘Stop Illegal Gambling’ Initiative
On Monday, mGamingWatch was briefed by The American Gaming Association (AGA) on the formation of its Illegal Gambling Advisory Board as part of its “Stop Illegal Gambling – Play it Safe” initiative.

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California’s First Online Gambling Coalition Is Launched

California’s First Online Gambling Coalition Is LaunchedIn a recent announcement, Pokerstars shared that they have partnered with 5 California casinos to create a consumer coalition designed to encourage a fair and open online poker and online gambling marketplace.

The coalition is titled Californians for Responsible iPoker, and currently includes PokerStars, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, and the Commerce, Bicycle and Hawaiian Gardens cardrooms.

The timing of the coalition is also relevant, as Flushdraw notes. Its launch comes directly after California’s Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians released radio ads referring to PokerStars as “con men” and “scam artists.”

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Technavio Estimates That Mobile Gambling Will Grow More Than 43 Percent By 2019

Technavio Estimates That Mobile Gambling Will Grow More Than 43 Percent By 2019While online gambling continues to be a hot topic of conversation, there is another method of gambling that is growing at a particularly rapid rate. And that’s mobile gambling.

A recent report by Technavio estimates that global mobile gambling will grow at a compounded annual growth (CAG) rate of more than 43% between 2015 and 2019.

In order to generate these estimates, they included multiple forms of gambling—such as traditional physical betting, lottery, and gaming. They also gathered information from some of the industry leaders, including Camelot, Betfair, and Bwin.Party.

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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories

mGamingWatch The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

Exclusive: MGT Has the Kiosk to Success in the Casino Industry
When it comes to leadership in the casino industry for providing kiosks, there is no higher authority than Micro Gaming Technologies (MGT), which both designs and develops software to automate, track and report casino promotions.

Las Vegas Casino and Resort Gives StayNTouch Mobility Platform a Shot
This week, mGamingWatch was briefed by the crew at StayNTouch Inc., provider of the cloud PMS Mobile Overlay Platform.

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AIM Casino Software Gets an Update

Apple's News Venture Prompts Need for New HiresMarketing Results Inc. has already received industry-wide recognition with their Advanced Intelligence Marketing (AIM) software, but in their efforts to continually improve they have announced the launch of their freshly upgraded AIM system.

Some of the key features include improved speed, more in-depth analytics, and a more intuitive and user-friendly experience.

Marketing Results has been in business for 27 years, allowing them great insight as to the information casinos value most. While they are constantly looking to upgrade their database management system, upgrades are even more necessary with the more recent advances in technology, which is one of the reasons email deployment is built-in to AIM.

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Las Vegas Casino and Resort Gives StayNTouch Mobility Platform a Shot

Las Vegas Casino and Resort Gives StayNTouch Mobility Platform a ShotThis week, mGamingWatch was briefed by the crew at StayNTouch Inc., provider of the cloud PMS Mobile Overlay Platform.

The company has just announced the implementation of its hotel software solutions at the AAA Five Diamond ARIA Resort Las Vegas.

“The check-in process has traditionally been a trouble spot for the lodging industry regardless of size or segment,” a provided statement reads. “This is true whether a guest is arriving at a small hotel or a large 4004-room resort like the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.”

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Exclusive: MGT Has the Kiosk to Success in the Casino Industry

MGT Has the Kiosk to Success in the Casino IndustryWhen it comes to leadership in the casino industry for providing kiosks, there is no higher authority than Micro Gaming Technologies (MGT), which both designs and develops software to automate, track and report casino promotions.

The company’s flagship product – The MGT Promotional Intelligence Suite (MGT Promo) – continues to impact the gaming world across the U.S. As of this writing, MGT Promo is installed in over 53 different gaming jurisdictions in 26 states and successfully interfaces with Aristocrat, Bally, IGT, Konami and other player tracking systems.

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