Amaya, Microgaming and Playtech – Gambling News

New Slot By Microgaming for April

Microgaming software group has announced the release of a fun new video slot game for the month of April. The five reel, 15 pay line Bar Bar Black Sheep will include many rewarding bonus features, including the chance to win up to 95,000 credits, a 999 x multiplier through the bonus game, 20 free re-triggerable spins with a 3 x multiplier and more.

The head of product channels at Microgaming, Neill Whyte commented on the new release which is set to go live at Microgaming casinos on April 6th.

Bar Bar Black Sheep is a fun addition to our ever expanding games portfolio.  Available on desktop and mobile, we are upholding our commitment to supply our operators with cross-platform content, to ensure players can experience the same game no matter what device they are playing on.”

Mr Green Casino Plans Launch on Playtech Open Platform

Players at Mr Green Casino will soon have access to the 600 or so titles on Playtech’s Open Platform, after the two companies signed a deal recently. Mr Green will go live on the software giant’s platform, and new games will already available to players in the coming weeks in both mobile and download formats.

Shimon Akad, the chief operating officer for Playtech said in a statement,

“We’re delighted Mr Green is joining the industry’s most dynamic and accessible Open Platform.  They are a rapidly growing casino brand and will benefit greatly from having access to our vast, best-performing content portfolio.”

David Baazov Steps Down from Amaya

The Chief Executive Officer of poker operator Amaya, David Baazov will take an indefinite leave of absence from his role in the company, after Quebec’s securities regulatory authority, AMF, laid numerous charges against him for insider trading and other allegations.

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Rafi Ashkenazi will serve as the company’s interim chief executive officer.

“As always, I continue to be dedicated to doing the right thing for Amaya and all its stakeholders,” said Baazov in a statement.

“I believe that stepping down in the short term will help to avoid distraction for the company and its management while I vigorously contest all allegations made against me and pursue my bid to acquire the company.”

Yggdrasil Gaming Goes Live in UK

Three months after it was awarded its license from the UK Gambling Commission, Yggdrasil Gaming has gone live in the country will a full roll-out of its product suite at partner companies.

Players will now be able to enjoy the games at top notch online casino sites, including Mr Green, Vera&John Casino, ComeOn Casino and more.

The CEO of Yggdrasil Gaming, Fredrik Elmqvist said that that UK marketplace is the most competitive in Europe, but the company has a track record of succeeding in every market it enters.

“I am confident our industry leading platform and games will allow us to repeat the trick there,” he said.

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