Playtech Stars at Recent Industry Awards


The online casino software provider, Playtech, took home multiple awards in the recent EGR B2B Industry Awards, showcasing its excellent products and proving once more why so many casinos choose to work with its portfolio of games. Perhaps best of all, Playtech took home the Best Platform of the year award, one of the most prestigious categories at the annual awards.

The awards, which were held at the Pavilion at the Tower of London in the UK capital last week, paid tribute to the best operators, payment groups and others in the industry.
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Player Goes on Mobile Winning Streak at Yebo Casino


A thrilled South African player hit the jackpot on a popular video slot game while gambling at his favorite online casino, and took home a hefty R85,000 in prize money. What makes this win all the more exciting is that it was made by Johannes K. from Bloemfontein who was gambling on the go at Yebo Mobile Casino – proving that a big win can be enjoyed anytime and anyplace.

Johannes K. decided to try his luck on the fun Triple Twister video slot game at Yebo Casino last week while playing on his smartphone. Yebo Casino’s mobile platform is supported by a wide range of mobile devices.

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Sphinx comes alive at Montecasino

MonteCasino New SlotIn a first for the South African gaming industry, the vibrant world of 3D has come to life on Montecasino’s gaming floor, with four new slot machines that take players on a journey through time to the land of pharaohs – without having to use 3D glasses.

Glenn Joseph, General Manager of Montecasino, says, “We’re always looking for new ways to ensure our players have an experience to remember when they spend time in our casino. The exciting new Sphinx 3D machines – which made their African debut at Montecasino – offer an enhanced gaming experience for players and a thrilling array of game options.”

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South Africa Caught up in FIFA Corruption Scandal

2010_FIFA_World_CupIn what is considered a further blow to international sports, and local sports in particular, a FIFA whistleblower has admitted that he took bribes for South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup. Chuck Blazer’s testimony was published by the United States Department of Justice as part of its ongoing investigation into a corruption scandal at top management levels of the international football authority, and which caused FIFA’s president, Sepp Blatter to resign this week.

In his testimony, Blazer said that he and others on the FIFA executive committee agreed to accept bribes in conjunction with the selection of South Africa as the host nation for the 2010 World Cup.

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