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Casino Web Scripts Releases Three New Crypto-Themed Games

Following the success of Bitcoin Billion, the crypto-themed slot game that it released in 2018, Casino Web Scripts has taken yet another leap by adding three more games to its portfolio. The three new games that the game developer currently has under its belt include a dice game and two tile-guessing games – the latter are very similar to the insanely popular Minesweeper game.

The Dice Game

Casino Web Scripts new dice game is referred to as Crypto Diceometer and it is a provably fair casino game that boasts of a number of mind-blowing features. The game has some pretty simple rules and includes some very smooth and exciting animations which make the gaming experience truly exceptional.

When it comes to gameplay, all that players need to do is guess the correct sum on the dices that pop up on their screens. This sum has to fall within an interval which the player must select before the dice ate thrown. Very simple, isn’t it? For this reason, the game is a great pastime option for just about any kind of player since no gambling skills are required.

The Tile-Guessing Games

The first of the two new tile-guessing games is Rock Paper Scissors Tile-Adventures. In this game, the player is required to select Rock, Paper or Scissors after which they will reveal a tile that they can beat with the selections. Here, the goal is essential to reveal as many winning tiles as possible.

Next, we have the Crypto Persian Prince tile-guessing game. As its name suggests, this unique game comes with an Arabian nights theme that will certainly appeal to any player who looks good-looking titles. The amazing tile-guessing game is all about testing one’s luck – the players are tasked with revealing as many magic lamps as possible without coming across as a thief. If you are lucky enough you might even get to land the game’s huge jackpot.

More to Come

Casino Web Scripts reportedly has plans for even more crypto-themed games especially now that the cryptocurrency market has regained its high value. That said, we can look forward to many new card games as well as a new version of slot tournaments.

This is, of course, going to be made easier due to the fact that Casino Web Scripts has already established itself as a reputable market leader when it comes to the creation of high quality and popular games and software. Its products and services are used by several popular online and mobile gaming companies.

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Vivo Gaming, BitcoinCasini.io Partner for Live Gaming

BitcoinCasino.io has recently implemented some huge improvements to its gaming platform by adding Vivo Gaming’s extensive library of live casino games. The platform’s customers will now have access to a plethora of amazing slots, as well as various variants of roulette, craps, baccarat, bingo, and poker.

Vivo Gaming is a renowned developer of liver dealer gaming solutions that specializes in the aforementioned live dealer games in addition to sports betting software, RNG games, and other digital gambling solutions. With over 15 years’ worth of experience in the gaming industry, the digital solutions provider has built a reputation for being the supplier of some of the best live dealer gaming products for online gambling operators.

As it stands, Vivo Gaming holds a total of two licenses from First Cagayan and Curacao Gaming – the First Cagayan is the “first gaming jurisdiction that allows gambling establishments to operate in Philippine’s Cagayan Special Economic Zone”. Furthermore, the company is also certified by the renowned Gaming Labs which is responsible for making sure that the software suppliers comply with international gaming standards and regulations

What It Offers

Vivo Gaming is a great partner for a number of gaming platforms, particularly because it offers non-stop gaming services to the operators. This is made possible by the fact that the company streams their games from a number of different places including Costa Rica, Curacao, Asia, and many other places. Its outstanding services has seen it partner with many of the top gaming providers including BetSoft Gaming and Rival Gaming.

Moreover, the digital gaming solutions provider has worked hard to develop all of the fan-favorite traditional casino table games and many other Asian games like Sic Bo – these are available in the live dealer format. Unfortunately, its game portfolio is only available on Android-powered devices at the moment. However, there is a possibility that the company may be working on a dedicated app for iOS-powered devices.

Good News for BitcoinCasino.io Players

One of the most notable features that BitcoinCasino.io players will now be able to enjoy is the ability to play Vivo Gaming’s live dealer suite and simultaneously bet on multiple tables through the Multi-Game Play window. In addition to that, the platform will also be able to incorporate multi-use, multi-lingual and multi-currency interfaces as well as mini side-game betting during various games.

Even more exciting is the fact that the live dealer games will allow the players to talk to the dealer as well as other players. This will be possible across a wide range of devices including desktops, tablets, and even mobile devices.

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DAO.Casino, MixBytes Partner for Gambling 3.0 Blockchain

Global blockchain adoption has been a trend for the past several months, a very positive development that will hopefully help the industry to recover after the ruin that the crypto market went through because of the bearish trends of the last year. Investment in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) startups increased significantly as venture capitals and many other investors put on more than $5 billion in the space, with the hopes that it will deliver on the promised blockchain-powered future.

Fortunately, the industry is slowly taking shape and until now, there have been a number of industries that have moved to adopt the innovative technology and more are expected to join the bandwagon sometime in the near future.

Some of the most notable developments include the increased number of crypto-powered online casinos or gambling platforms that have come up in the recent past. While this comes as a little of a surprise especially because the gaming industry is known to be one of the earliest adopters of emerging technologies, it is great news for the global crypto and blockchain communities as it represents a huge leap forward in the bid to have both sectors go mainstream.

As the blockchain and crypto gambling industries continue to blossom, DAO.Casino has inked a partnership with Mixbytes to build a brand-new Digital Ledger Technology (DLT) platform that will capitalize on the growth of the online crypto/blockchain gaming segment.

Unified Blockchain Solution for the Gaming Industry

Some of the biggest issues that have plagued the online gaming industry include the lack of trust and the security of players’ funds. Various blockchain and crypto technologies have been able to address these issues but the new gambling 3.o blockchain platform is set to things a notch higher – according to a DAO.Casino tweet, the intention of the partnership is to build a platform that will “provide unified blockchain solutions for the gambling industry”.

The partnership is a strategic move for both companies as it will ensure that there are more high-level experts taking part in the creation of the new platform, which will hopefully define the future of the online gambling industry and blockchain applications.

“MixBytes are to provide DAO.Casino with thorough consulting and collaborate to create the DAO.Casino Blockchain, featuring all the necessary technologies to ensure the future prosperity of decentralized gambling, as finality, random number generator, high throughput, low latency and more,” DAO.Casino officials said.

The new blockchain will put major emphasis on the reduction of transaction times as well as the improvement of existing security features. DAO.Casino’s plan is likely to go very smoothly especially now that it has already established itself as a prominent name in the world of crypto-powered online gaming.

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FortuneJack Taking Bitcoin Gambling to the Next Level

FortuneJack, an online crypto-based casino that allows its users to enjoy the real casino from the comfort of their homes has been all the buzz lately thanks to its wide array of dice games, different kinds of online slots, betting games and roulette.  Having been around since 2013, the gaming platform has built a reputation for itself as a provider of top-notch gaming experiences that have recently been complemented by the launch of their new mobile gaming platform that is definitely going to resonate with the modern breed of gamers who love to do everything on the go.

Being one of the pioneering crypto-powered gaming platforms, FortuneJack has grown to become a household among crypto gamers. To make things even better, the platform has managed to significantly puss up its portfolio of digital currencies – in essence, it allows you to place bets using virtually any mainstream cryptocurrency. The list of available digital currencies includes bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Zcash, Dash, Bitcoin cash, and Monero.

Other Perks

The impressive number of supported currencies aside, FortuneJack has a ton of other great features that will certainly appeal to almost all kinds of players. In essence, the platform checks all the right boxes and thus it is likely that it will have most of the features that are found in other top online gambling sites.

One of the most notable of these features is the FortuneJack design as well as its user experience, both of which have been improved significantly over the years. Even the recently introduced mobile version of the site is, by all means, just as good or even better than most of the available online casino offerings. Now only does the apps feature an extensive game catalog but it also packs better navigation features that make playing on it a breeze regardless of where you are using a smartphone or a tablet.

More importantly, safety and security are key considerations for players in the modern age especially with regards to financial transactions. FortuneJack features provably fair games that are decided by a truly defined by a truly random RNG (Random Number Generator). Combined with the power of blockchain technology, the platform offers some of the best security features in the online gaming industry.

In addition to all this, FortuneJack also has a neat portfolio of games that are compatible across all compatible devices. More recently, the company recently debuted a Bitcoin Sportsbook that allows players to bet on a wide range of sporting events including basketball, hockey, soccer, volleyball, and football. Moreover, the online gaming platform also offers a ton of promotions such as free spins as well as weekly promotions like cashback and decreased house edge as well as many others.

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Macau Casino Plans to Build World’s First Blockchain Casino

Despite a significant decline in prominent blockchain-based digital currencies such as bitcoin due restrictions that are being enforced by the governments of countries like China, there are still large and prevalent communities of cryptocurrency enthusiast in those areas. Similar restrictions have been imposed on gambling activities within the same areas.

However, in the peninsula of Macau which is the Chinese licensed Mecca of gambling activities, casino operator known as DeClub Macau has come up with a new idea to take advantage of the high demand for cryptocurrencies. For this, the casino has already inked a partnership with Wide Rich Global Company, a Maltese investment firm, to bring gambling and blockchain technology together.

DeClub, in its press release, said that Wide Rich Global Company intends to buy the casino so as to build the what the duo is referring to as the “world’s first blockchain-based casino gaming hub with fully integrated online and land-based casinos.” Wide Rich hope to fund the purchase by offering an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) which will hopefully bring in as much as $1 billion.

“The tokenization of chips, casinos and their surrounding entertainment service providers will be able to build a pan-gambling business ecosystem together, so that people with varying business needs – from tourism to business meetings, to shopping – can all gain easy and cost-effective access to customized and prestigious services on their mobile devices,” Wide Rich Global Company’s officials stated in a recently released white paper.

Once the sale of the 20 billion DEC tokens is complete, De Club International will move forward with its plans to apply for a junket promoter license in Macau – this is because it intends to open multiple land-based gambling facilities both within and outside of the Macau region. The company has allocated about 35 percent of the funds from the token sales to the acquisition and licensing of said casinos.

Bypassing the Limitations of the Gambling Industry

Apparently, the prime motivator of this project is the need for a viable solution to the untrustworthy nature of the gaming industry. The project is aimed at achieving transparency are trustworthiness using blockchain technology – in essence, the project managers are counting on the fact that it is easy to conduct research, investigations or digital forensics on blockchain-based serves.

China has in the recent past had a very strained relationship with cryptocurrencies. The country also penalizes gambling outside Macau despite the obvious demand for it, but with blockchain technology, it will be much harder for the country’s government to implement these restrictions since users can gambler using a number of digital currencies anonymously.

There are, of course, a number of challenges that stand in the way of the project – the fact that Macau does not allow blockchain gambling yet, for instance – but with just enough lobbying, it will be a reality sooner than we may anticipate.

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GVC and MGM Forge $200 Million Joint Venture

MGM Resorts International and GVC Holdings on July 30 announced that they have established a 50/50 joint venture worth a whopping $200 million. The venture will see to the creation of a world-class sports betting and online gaming platform and comes in the wake of the recent United States Supreme Court ruling that created a plethora of new opportunities by lifting the federal ban on sports betting.

Both companies have proven track records and by joining forces, they will be bringing together distinguished brands, market-leading assets, extensive industry expertise, and experience as well as prove and scalable proprietary technology that will certainly revolutionize the gambling industry in the United States. Furthermore, the joint venture is going to be a catalyst of sorts for the speed to market for both MGM and GVC – it will not only occur in a prudent and efficient manner but it will also lower execution risks while at the same time creating meaningful early mover advantages.

“We are proud to join forces with GVC, the largest and most dynamic global online betting operator, with existing reputable and trusted operations in the U.S. With MGM Resorts’ expertise and leading position in key markets across the U.S., this historic partnership will be positioned to become the instant leader in technology, market access, sports relationships, and brands. We are excited to benefit from GVC’s proprietary, best-in-class technology, digital customer acquisition expertise, and experience with adapting to new operating environments. GVC is unusually qualified due to their existing operations in the U.S. Together, we are creating a one-of-a-kind platform that we expect will dominate the U.S. sports betting market,” the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MGM Resorts International, Jim Murren commented.

GVC, which has grown rapidly through a number of lucrative acquisitions including last year’s purchase of Ladbrokes, has been trying to get its share of the U.S. market. This joint venture with MGM will grant it access to 15 states with close to 90 million people. In addition to this, the MGM and GVC joint venture will get have access to all the land-based and online sports betting facilities in the United States while integrating both MGM’s and GVC’s customer loyalty programs.

“MGM Resorts is a world-leading entertainment business and the most trusted name in gaming, with the highest quality brands and management, and strong sports connectivity. This combined with GVC’s technology and experience in successfully building online gaming businesses across multiple markets presents a truly exciting opportunity for U.S. players and our respective shareholders. To be able to team up with a partner with such pedigree and knowledge, particularly in the U.S., is a real opportunity for GVC,” Kenneth Alexander, the GVC Chief Executive Officer said.

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Atlantic City to Regain Lost Glory As Two Casinos Reopen

Once considered to be the mecca of casino gambling, Atlantic City has had a pretty rough time in the past few years. This was characterized by a number of decaying properties, vacant high-rises as well as boarded seashore ships, all of which were a sore reminder of the dwindling trend that the city was taking in regards to its formerly thriving casino industry.

However, things seem to be taking a turn for the better as the city is preparing for a major comeback that will certainly reverse the state’s woes that included plummeting gambling revenue and diminishing workforce. To kick off its rejuvenated efforts the city has rebranded itself as the “entertainment” capital of the east and this week, and it will see the reopening of two casinos that are anticipated to jump-start the local casino industry and the local economy as a whole.

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and Ocean Resort Casino, the casinos will officially go live on Thursday. Hard Rock’s opening is reportedly going to feature performances from a number of music stars including Pitbull and Carrie Underwood, who will perform on Saturday and Friday respectively. In addition to this, Hard Rock will feature stand-up comedy with Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club. The casino also announced its 365 Live promotion where performers will take stages each day of its opening year. This Thursday, Jerry Blavat will be performing at the casino’a Boardwalk stage.

Ocean Resort Casino’s opening weekend will begin with a grand performance by Grammy award-winning DJ Diplo. He will be followed by Kaskade and Jermaine Dupri who will perform on June 30 and then by Ryan Marciano and Sunnery James performing on July 1.

“This is certainly a comeback for this city,” said Rummy Pandit, the executive director of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming Hospitality & Tourism at Stockton University. “The two properties are opening with a significant amount of rooms and food and beverage and other amenities such as spa and entertainment so yes, we are going to see brand new segments of the market [revenue] that will be coming into the shore.”

Monday and Tuesday (June 25 and 26) served as “soft play” days at both casinos with a number of invited guests being treated to what the two entertainment joints will be offering once they go live. In attendance were the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement officials who were on the site to ensure that the integrity of the casino games and the proper financial practices were being adhered to.

Atlantic City is also hoping to capitalize on the recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized nationwide sport betting and gave New Jersey the go-ahead to open sportsbooks. Both Hard Rock and Ocean Resorts have vast entertainment options for guests in this regard but younger patrons are also not left out since there are a number of non-gambling attractions just for them.

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The AMLC Sets Its Sight on Casinos and Digital Currencies

Philippine’s Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) has recently made a decision to bring digital currencies and casinos into their spotlight this year as it tightens its vigilant watch on dirty money. As clarified by Mel Georgie B. Racela, the AMLC Secretariat Executive Director, the council has now included the conversion of cash into poker chips and digital or virtual currencies in its coverage. This move is primarily aimed at plugging certain gaps that have been plaguing the anti-money laundering laws.

To begin with, the casino operators were given a six-month period – starting from this month – in which they are supposed to register with the AMLC. The compliance of the casino operators is expected to reduce the opportunities that criminals have to launder illegally obtained funds at the casino’s gaming tables. Prior to these new regulations, the Republic Act No. 10927 which was enacted last year required all the gambling operators to report their daily transactions worth at least P5 million to the AMLC.

However, it was until last week that the council published the Republic Act No. 10927’s implementation rules – casino operators now have until mid-December to sign up on AMLC’s online portal and begin submitting the required transaction reports.

The agencies National Risk Assessment 2015-2016 cited a considerably high risk of money laundering among casinos as well as many other financial service business. This was further elevated by the fact that it happened to coincide with the Bangladesh Heist in which $81 million in stolen funds vanished without a trace at casino gaming tables.

High Hopes

According to Mr. Racela, the threat level is going to reduce significantly as the agency’s new regulations take effect. Added to the fact that the casinos are now subject to a know-your-customer policy which will require them to report any suspicious transactions to the AMLC, it is quite obvious that everything is certainly bound to get better.

“If we make a reassessment of our national risk insofar as casinos are concerned, we believe that we will be able to reduce this from high risk to moderate,” Mr. Racela said on Monday, June 18 during the inaugural symposium of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Manila chapter.

The AMLC is looking to have the money laundering risks attached to casinos minimized in the next round of evaluations that is due in a couple of years (probably 2020) – the agency is confident that the new rules will eventually pay off.

As for digital currencies, while it is evaluating the best possible way of effectively going about it, the agency has confirmed that it has given its members the go-ahead to “study the suspicious transaction reports submitted by virtual currency exchanges.” Mr. Racela, however, noted that it is still too early to say whether or not the digital currency space will turn into an arena for money launders.

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The Coingaming Group Switches to Microbitcoin

The Coingaming Group which operates two of the most popular bitcoin-focused gaming platforms, that is Bitcasino.io and Sportbet.io, has made a pioneering switch in its betting units from milibitcoin (m฿) to microbitcoins (µ฿), otherwise known as ‘bits.’ The operator’s radical move is primarily aimed at taking advantage of bitcoin’s extended growth in value in order to make betting services more accessible. Furthermore, the customers of both platforms will be able to choose from a vast selection of premium casino games with the same bankroll.

Coingaming relaunched both the Bitcasino.io and Sportbet.io brands last year in an effort to bring a more improved customer experience that encompassed a proactive approach that involved a modern user interface as well more appropriate customer support services. The idea was to encourage the players to join and experience what the operator had in store – this is governed by a fun, fast and fair policy that guarantees outstanding flexibility options and amazing play time.

“With Bitcoin now well and truly in the mainstream, and its price continuing to surge, we wanted to ensure all games and sports events were accessible to all types of customer. Reducing our gaming unit to bits (µ฿) is the ideal way of doing so and keeps the user at the center of our universe,” said Tim Heath, the Coingaming Group’s CEO. “Our customers can now play and bet more for the same money, and we expect this to encourage even more users to sign up to the leading Bitcoin casino and sportsbook, while also providing existing loyal players with greater flexibility and potential play time.”

Other than the introduction of bits betting, the Coingaming Group also offers a number of generous and exclusive bonuses and rewards. This initiative has served the company quite well as it has helped it to raise awareness of its unique betting propositions. Apart from its online casinos and sportsbooks, the group also boasts of a dedicated Esports betting platform known as Bets.io and a slots-led platform known as Slots.io.

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Casinos in Nevada Warm Up to Bitcoin as a Payment Method

Cryptocurrencies are slowly revolutionizing how people do business in several places around the world. Even so, the concept of decentralized digital currencies has been subjected to nearly equal measures of resistance and acceptance with some governments and industries actively rallying behind cryptocurrencies and some others outrightly bashing it.

One of the industries that have embraced cryptocurrencies is the casino industry. The Nevada casino industry, for instance, is championing for the use of cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment. This, however, does not come as much of a surprise as the Nevada casino industry has always been known for being at the helm of experimental ventures as well as testing out new innovations. Thanks to this strategy, the Nevada casino industry stands out globally as a trendsetter for global gaming.

Despite their approach towards newer and experimental ventures, the Nevada casino industry has been rather slow in embracing cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin which is by far the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency. This is partly due to the lack of regulations by the Nevada Department of Taxation and the Nevada Gaming Control Board to govern the use of cryptocurrencies even though it has been ten years since bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, came into being.

A few regulators have expressed concerns over the use of bitcoin for illegal practices such as money laundering but no legal representative has actually talked about the incorporation of bitcoin into the state’s casinos. This is unlike the case in the global gambling scene where operators have been quick to embrace bitcoin especially because it allows high rollers to access their money from offshore gaming sites, by circumventing the limits imposed on the movement of money. This presents a risk of money laundering at Nevada casinos hence the hesitation.

A number of bitcoin users have, however, refuted this claim while pointing out that federal regulations and technology are the key components of anti-money laundering efforts. This has paid off as now some casinos in Nevada have finally decided to embrace bitcoin despite the lack of official support.

D Las Vegas, a Nevada casino owned by Derek Stevens, is the first casino in the state to allow bitcoin to be used as a mode of payment. Currently, hotel stays and related hotel expenses can be paid using bitcoin. Gambling, on the hand, will still require cash – fortunately, the casino has a bitcoin ATM that gamblers can use to convert their bitcoin into dollars.s