Playtech beats UK sports betting odds for record Wimbledon handle

When it comes to beating the odds in UK retail sports betting, Playtech seems to have come across a winning formula. Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) is reporting record-shattering numbers as it tallies up its handle for the Wimbledon tennis tournaments earlier this month. According to a Playtech press release, the company saw its handle for…

Playtech Parting Ways with Marvel Superhero Slots

Playtech is saying goodbye to its line of Marvel superhero branded slot machines as of April 1. It's a big move that's going to cause plenty of headaches for affiliates and operators, but its one that comes at the behest of the powerful Disney Corporation and is unlikely to be reversed. New of the purge…

William Hill, Microgaming Sign Content Deal

William Hill's mobile portfolio has a bit more beef in it after the company recently completed a deal with Micrograming. Under the terms of the arrangement, William Hill will be providing Microgaming's Quickfire gaming platform. Quickfire is a flash-based mobile-friendly online casino gaming platform that includes sports betting, bingo and table games. In a press…

Playtech Launching Game-Specific Bonuses

Operators who are running on the Playtech platform are about to get a huge range of new bonus options for their players as the company launches a new feature called, Game-Specific Bonuses. It's a big move that should help real-money gaming companies convert social players and other newbies. Game-Specific Bonuses offers exactly what the name…

Playtech Buys PokerStrategy.com for $49.8 Million

[caption id="attachment_35345" align="alignright" width="201" caption="PokerStrategy.com co-Founder Dominik Kofert"][/caption] Playtech is purchasing PokerStrategy.com, the massive affiliate site, for €38.3 million ($49.8 million USD). It's a huge deal that should raise the profile of both companies in the online poker space. As one of the world's biggest gaming platform providers, Playtech should be able to use it…

Bet365 Launches iOS Mobile Live Casino

[caption id="attachment_34780" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Live, iOS mini-baccarat"][/caption] Bet365 is expanding their native iOS live mobile casino offerings with the launch of two new Playtech powered games; mini-baccarat and Ultimate Blackjack. Both games are optimized for Apple mobile devices and are designed to play just like their desktop counterparts. In a press release describing the new…

William Hill Online Acquisition Completed

William Hill is now the proud owner of William Hill Online (WHO) after completing its acquisition of Playtech's 29% share of the operation. The £424m ($557 USD) deal is the completion of a joint a venture that started back in 2008. It's also providing a very handsome return on investment for Playtech, which saw its…

Top 10 Sites to Make Money With This Spring

Jackpot City Referback manages the affiliate accounts for Jackpot City. Referback is the oldest affiliate program out there, and they continue to do fantastic work. At Jackpot City, you’ll earn 40% for the first two months, 60% the third month, and up to 35% for every month thereafter, depending on performance. Perks and promotions for your…

New Slots To Promote In 2013

[caption id="attachment_31608" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="The Big Brand Slots Are The Ones To Look Out For In 2013"][/caption] There are tons of new slots already live this year but there are a few affiliates should really take note of as they have some big-brand-weight behind them.  We took a look at these top new games that…