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It Takes Two to Tango: Vivo Interactive and Casinos del Rio Team Up to Launch Online Gaming Platform in Argentina


It Takes Two to Tango Vivo Interactive and Casinos del Rio Team Up to Launch Online Gaming Platform in Argentina It Takes Two to Tango: Vivo Interactive and Casinos del Rio Team Up to Launch Online Gaming Platform in ArgentinaIt takes two to tango — everywhere — but especially in Argentina.

Now comes word that Casinos del Rio, the largest casino consortium in Rio Negro, Argentina, has contracted with Vivo Interactive, a leading supplier of Live Dealer technology and services, to provide the gaming platform. It will undergird the first licensed and regulated online gaming website in the region.

“To facilitate the launch of Argentina’s first licensed online gaming operator, Vivo Interactive customized its platform enabling Casinos del Rio to leverage its brand and existing operations while meeting all regulatory requirements outlined by La Loteria of Rio Negro,” noted a formal statement provided to mGamingWatch. “This pioneering solution includes a full suite of Live Dealer casino games, virtual games, and a sophisticated back office which supports registration, deposits and withdrawals, along with detailed reports for regulators.”

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Infographic: Inside the Online, Mobile Betting Boom


Infographic Inside the Online Mobile Betting Boom 300x202 Infographic: Inside the Online, Mobile Betting BoomThe team at RightCasino recently shared with mGamingWatch their latest infographic, which explores in the depth the contributing factors in the growth of online gambling throughout the last 20 years.

The data charts “the history of online betting from humble origins in Antigua to its current level of sophistication, where crazy PR stunts, royal baby betting and celebrity endorsement are industry standard.”

Just how big of a market are we talking about these days? Consider this. According to RightCasino, the sports betting industry as a whole (live and online) “is worth between $700 – $1,000 billion according to Statista – a similar GDP to the Netherlands.”
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Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino Platform


Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino Platform 300x190 Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino PlatformRepresentatives for Casino Kings, a new online casino house, tell mGamingWatch that they have just launched in London.

The site is a dedicated online casino offering that intends to “compete in the iGaming marketplace.”

The site features north of 200 online slot and casino titles released by leading developers.
 Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino PlatformAccording to a provided statement, the popularity of online slots and casino games has exploded since the advent of mobile gaming. Casino Kings aims to take advantage of this continuing boom in the U.K.’s online gaming industry by offering mobile content that has mass appeal.

“The latest gaming releases take advantage of the superior graphics technology offered by today’s smartphones, making even the best games playable wherever the player may be,” Casino Kings announced ahead of the weekend.
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The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament


The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament 300x225 The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament This week, Plaor, Inc., a social casino operator owned by CrowdGather, announced the sequel to its popular and successful social casino tournament series, Party With the Stars.

If you’re not familiar, the tournament includes an array of innovative features in honor of Presidents Day (e.g., themed virtual table gifts which will be given out by the event’s many celebrity participants).

Offered to players of Mega Fame Casino & Slots, Party With the Stars: Presidents Day Edition is basically a social poker tournament series running between February 16-19 in Mega Fame Casino & Slots from 5PM-8PM PST.

According to a statement provided to mGamingWatch, celebrities will be playing high stakes poker tables and poker shootouts with special challenges active each day of the event for players to participate in.

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Sky Betting and Gaming Focuses on New Tech and Real Time


Sky Betting and Gaming Focuses on New Tech and Real Time 300x197 Sky Betting and Gaming Focuses on New Tech and Real Time In recent days, GBGroup plc, a self-touted specialist in identity intelligence solutions, inked a deal allowing Sky Betting and Gaming to be the first online gaming company to tap into its global identity transaction monitoring software.

The software in question is designed to aid fraud protection, improve operational efficiency and promote what the company calls “responsible gambling.”

The software enables the company to see a 360 view of its users – from initial compliance checks to monitoring player behavior – so they can step in when potential fraudulent activities and signs of problem gambling are presented. The software is already in use by the banking sector to identify fraudulent credit card use as well as financial transactions linked to money laundering activities.

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Want a Guide to Online Gambling? Germany’s CasinoDetektiv.com Could Be the Ticket


Want a Guide to Online Gambling Germanys CasinoDetektiv.com Could Be the Ticket 300x177 Want a Guide to Online Gambling? Germanys CasinoDetektiv.com Could Be the TicketFinding a safe and responsible online gambling venue is a challenge for many, and especially for newcomers.

Now comes www.casinodetektiv.com — a just launched German site — that gives people the low down on fun, safe, and above all reputable online casinos.

According to the Herald Online, the “website was created in responsive design and is therefore easily available for the user at any time from a PC at home or by a smartphone on the move.”

Why the interest from a European company?

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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories


mGamingWatch The Week’s Top Stories5 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.

Welcome to the Hotel Connected: MobileSuites App Designed to Bring Hotels into the Smartphone Age
It’s coming after that old black desk phone — but the Gideon Bible may still be safe. MobileSuites, a tech company founded in 2013, wants to bring hotels into the modern era. Goodbye, Hotel Anachronistic. Hello, Hotel Connected (and yes, you can both check out AND leave).

AGA Infographic Details Massive Amount of Illegal Super Bowl Betting
Are you willing to bet that illegal Super Bowl-related betting is big business here in the United States? If so, you would be placing a very safe bet, indeed.
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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories


mGamingWatch The Week’s Top Stories4 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.

WeChat Checks in at Caesars’ New Resort for the Utmost in Mobile Convenience
When it comes to the “Internet of Things,” the folks behind WeChat want a part of this red hot tech market segment.That much was evident earlier this month when WeCat (along with Caesars Entertainment and Ayla Networks) touted the creation of a new key app that’s indicative of the so-called “Hotel Room of the Future.”

DeckMedia Shows Off New Mobile Casino
This week in London, Slots Capital become the fourth DeckMedia casino, but it’s the first using Rival Gaming software, to launch a mobile version. It’s the latest indicator of just how quickly casino gaming is migrating toward mobile across the pond.
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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories


mGamingWatch The Week’s Top Stories3 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: Las Vegas Just Not ‘Mobile’ Enough
A new report from a leading market research firm will show that a solid majority of Las Vegas gaming regulars believe the casino capitol of the world simply isn’t mobile enough yet.

Raising the Bar(s): iGaming Offshore Could Mean Gambling Your Freedom in Mississippi
States entertaining the prospect of legalized online gambling within their borders are stepping up efforts to ensure that any prospective digital gambling activity (and subsequent revenue) isn’t lost to unauthorized offshore online gambling platforms.
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Bitcoin Not a Roll of the Dice, But a Digital Currency with Staying Power, Say Poker Site Experts


Bitcoin Not a Roll of the Dice But a Digital Currency with Staying Power Say Poker Site Experts 300x200 Bitcoin Not a Roll of the Dice, But a Digital Currency with Staying Power, Say Poker Site ExpertsBitcoin hasn’t had a great new year so far, but the digital currency has staying power, according to poker site owners who think that despite its roulette wheel ups and downs, it’s here to stay.

They have a vested interest in Bitcoin, too. At least 140 online betting sites (and 10 platforms offering web poker) allow players to use the digital Bitcoin. Industry analysts estimate that more than 50 percent of worldwide Bitcoin transactions are made on gambling sites. It has become a market worth billions.

If the price of Bitcoin drops, are poker sites hurt? Not a bit, according to one expert.

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