19 October 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

Industry News
William Hill, Amaya abandon merger talks
At the behest of investors, William Hill and Amaya have decided to walk away from a deal that would have resulted in one of the biggest online gambling businesses.

PA online gambling ruling remains uncertain
Though hearings held by the House Oversight Gaming Committee on 18-19 October were overwhelmingly positive, the fate of HB 2150 in the hands of the Senate isn't clear.

APCW: Kahnawake out of US, Full Flush vanishes
The Kahnawake Gaming Commission has ordered its licensees out of the U.S. market after talks with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. Meanwhile, players and webmasters continue to wonder about the future of Full Flush Poker.

bet365 Sportsbook showcases soccer offers
The Euro Soccer Bonus and the Bore Draw Money Back offer ensure that players will be able to make the most of the soccer season.

Quasar Gaming announces challenge winner
German player Max snagged 10,785 euros after playing 4,000 euros in 400 seconds during the Time Attack Challenge promotion.

Vegas Crest casino introduces Habanero online slots
Over 40 games, playable on desktop and mobile, from the popular game provider have been added to the casino, bringing the selection of casino games to over 420.

Quickspin unveils Dragon Shrine online slot
The company's newest slot includes an innovative double stack free spin feature, in addition to respins, locked wilds and more.

Play'n GO signs agreement with Paf
The company's suite of games, including the latest slot, Grim Muerto, will be available to the operator's players for the first time.

Bit8 secures Romanian B2B license
The software provider will offer its multi-channel platform to both land-based and online operators.

Cherry signs live casino deal with Evolution Gaming
The deal will see Cherry brands have access to Evolution's range of live games, including standard and VIP versions.

Playtech partners with Warner Bros. for Batman slots
The first two of six slot games based on DC's 1960s Batman Classic TV series will be available on both desktop and mobile later this year.

Mediatech integrates SOFORT payment service
The company's customers will be able to use SOFORT's innovative payment services for the first time.

Astro Cat online slot debuts in Europe
The latest title from Lightning Box Games has been launched exclusively with online casino operator Mr Green.

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Did You Know?
U.K. betting operators could be forced to pay up to 10% of online race betting revenue as a replacement for the current levy, says the responsible government minister.

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