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The biggest industry events and news from April!

A short summary of the biggest news from April including the latest acquisitions and social casino platforms.


The online casino industry is a wheel that never stops spinning with changes happening daily.

The hottest topics at the moment include partnerships between industry-leading brands and platforms that enhance responsible gambling.

If you have not checked the news, here is a quick rundown of the most important news from April.

Big Time Gaming soon to be part of Evolution Gaming

Evolution Gaming is the king of all live casino creation and more recently started focusing on expanding into other fields.

This became quickly known after the acquisition of NetEnt late in 2020 and even more so with the recent interest in acquiring Big Time Gaming.

Evolution Gaming has big plans for the online casino industry which includes even more innovative and unique games. Acquiring Big Time Gaming will allow the brand to expand into more regions and utilise its unique features such as the Megaways mechanic.

Among its focus points for this year, Evolution Gaming is set on revitalising NetEnt and Big Time Gaming acquisition to strengthen its role as a leading digital game provider across the globe.

Bally's Corp acquires Gamesys

Another big acquisition that made the news was Bally's Corp's acquisition of Gamesys. The deal went through after Gamesys agreed to the $2.7 billion sale.

The deal is another steppingstone for Bally's Corp who has its eye set on future growth and further expansion within the US iGaming industry.

On top of that, the deal will be beneficial to both parties as Gamesys will enjoy the benefit of Bally's land-based and online platform. Bally's on the other hand will benefit from various attributes offered by Gamesys including their top-notch technological platform, industry expertise and knowledgeable management team.

Bally like Evolution Gaming has been making headlines quite frequently the past few months especially in terms of new acquisitions. Both industry leaders are looking to expand their reach across the iGaming industry worldwide.

For Bally, the acquisition guarantees an expansion of their growth especially within the US sports betting market. Both parties take pleasure in the partnership and look forward to the opportunity to combine their strengths and grow together.

Land-based casinos go live with Greentube Pro 2.0

There have been various struggles for land-based casinos over the past few months including the forced closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This led to many land-based casinos losing touch with their loyal client base.

Greentube Pro 2.0 is a new B2B social casino solution by Greentube's subsidiary, Bluebat Games, dedicated to turning things around. With this new social casino solution, land-based casinos across the globe can stay connected with their players.

It allows casinos to not only stay connected but keep players engaged with high-end and exclusive casino content via social gaming.

On top of that, the enhanced Greentube Pro 2.0 has engaging monetisation features which will enable these land-based casinos to maximise their revenue streams despite the current situation.

With Greentube Pro 2.0 players can enjoy over 183 games provided by over 5 of the best industry suppliers. As the platform develops new content and innovative features will be added to keep things interesting.

The Stars Entertainment Group is the first to roll out the feature with other existing clients expected to follow suit later in 2021.

These are the highlights of the biggest news stories from April 2021 with the primary focus being on acquisitions and expansions. For more do not forget to subscribe or visit CasinoWow daily.

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