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General Online Casino news from New Zealand.

Lucky LeoVegas Player Wins $4M Jackpot

LeoVegas is one of the leading online casinos in the gaming world today, thanks to its wide range of online slots games, generous promotions and life-changing jackpots. This week, one lucky player scooped a $4 million prize from this online casino while playing the Joker Millions progressive slot from Yggdrasil Gaming. The winner is 21-year-old…

BetSoft in Hot Water Over ‘Unfair’ Jackpots

The online casino market is heavily regulated by various organisations; so, it is not often that you hear of scandals in the industry. The vast majority of games developers and operators play by the rules, but sometimes one company manages to slip through the cracks. In this case, it is online slots developer BetSoft, who…

Microgaming Pulls Online Slots Series

Microgaming has recently pulled its Dark Knight online slots series from the casino market. The games were hugely popular titles among online casino players, but due to unknown circumstances, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises slots will no longer be available. It has been a week since the games have been pulled from…

Yet Another Big Acquisition for Playtech

Hot on the heels of its multi-million dollar acquisition deal with Quickspin, Playtech has decided to make yet another big investment. This time, the online casino gaming leading will be acquiring Funtactix, a casual games developer that creates titles based on popular television series and movies. The acquisition of Funtactix is yet another strategic move…

PokerStars to Launch Social Slots

PokerStars is one of the biggest online gambling brands today, offering players a wide range of products in the digital gaming realm. In addition to offering online poker, sportsbetting and casino games, the company has now decided to launch social slots on its app Jackpot Poker by PokerStars. The Jackpot Poker by PokerStars app was…

Broke Film Opens to Rave Reviews

Luke Graham, son of former NRL star Graham, is behind the new film, Broke, which chronicles a man’s struggle with gambling addiction and has been very well-received by film critics. Broke is about fictional rugby player named Ben Kelly. Because of his gambling addiction, he lost his home and career, and the film takes a…

Maori Man Wins $10m Jackpot At Online Casino

Gambling at online casinos is a popular pastime among New Zealanders. We spend quite a bit of money at online gambling sites every year, so it is always great to see a lucky local player win big. That is certainly the case for Rawiri Pou, who has just earned a $ $10,144,395.82 jackpot prize. Rawiri…

New Monopoly Branded Online Casino from GameSys

There are some brands in the online casino world that are very popular among players. Monopoly is one such brand, which is why we tend to see so many online pokies based on the classic board game. Now, GameSys is taking things one step further by launching a whole new casino based on Monopoly. The…

Odobo Closes Its Doors

Since 2011, Odobo has been one of the online casino world’s leading distribution networks, providing online casinos with some of the best games from independent slots developers. Now, the company has sadly decided to shut its doors due to some financial difficulties. While Odobo experienced a great deal of success in the online gaming market,…

Quickspin Acquired by Playtech in Multi-Million Deal

Playtech is one of the biggest online gaming providers in the online casino world, and it just keeps growing. This week, the company has announced its plans to purchase online slots developer QuickSpin for over $55 million. The deal will kick off with an initial payment of almost $30 million to Quickspin, when Playtech purchases…