Issue N46, 2011

December 1, 2011

New Microgaming Slot Game This Month

The gambling industry is waiting with baited breath for the chance try out Microgaming's brand new blockbuster slot game that is due to be released in the coming days. Immortal Romance, which Microgaming calls “the most highly anticipated game release of the year”, takes players into a journey of dark, forbidden love, introducing them to a cast of paranormal characters who each carry their own intricate background stories for one of the most immersive slot experiences around.

The graphics and sound features in Immortal Romance promise to be out of this world, with an original soundtrack and Microgaming’s signature images and animation. The rewards in Immortal Romance slot should also keep players coming back for more, ranging from the 243 ways to win, to the Chamber of Spins feature where players can be awarded up to 25 free spins and significantly large multipliers.

Another exciting feature is the Player Achievements feature, where players get to track their progress as they land on specific symbols and earn their way to Gold Status. Immortal Romance has been touted as the next big thing after Lord of the Rings, and players should be able to try it out at all Microgaming powered online casinos from December 5th.

Phone Chat Leads to €2 Million Jackpot Win at Mr Green

A woman who decided to play online slots while talking on the phone to her friend, was stunned to notice that while she wasn’t looking, she had hit the jackpot on a popular slot game and clocked herself a massive €1.9 million. The Swedish player, known as Eva, accessed the Malta licensed Mr Green online casino and started playing Arabian Nights slot game with €5 wagers while chatting to a friend. Suddenly, she realized that she was a big winner, and that conversation ended very quickly. According to the Chief Executive Officer of Mr. Green online casino, Mikael Pawlo, “We are happy she didn’t faint or worse…”

Eva, a 52 year old from Sweden, will be going out to pamper herself with her big win. “There is, in fact, only one thing that I have a true weakness for,” she said. “I love cars with strong motors, preferably a V8. Now I hope I’ll fulfill the dream of my life to one day drive a Lamborghini. Perhaps, already this summer. I have always mastered the art of surviving and I have worked hard all my life. Now I get a chance to take care of my family and my friends. I will enjoy life and love.”

New Bwin Casino Launched

Bwin.party digital entertainment, the mighty gambling entity which resulted as a recent merger between bwin and Party Casino, has announced the launch of a brand new instant play casino. The new site boasts 75 instant play games, which include much loved titles such as The Godfather slot and Melon Madness slot. An attractive feature of this site is that the games carry jackpots which total more than €3 million, which is sure to get players flocking to the casino.

The new instant play casino, which is accessible through bwin.com, also features multiple bonus offers and promotions, as well as the chance to earn casino points by playing at the site. Daniel Better, the Casino and Games Director for the giant online gambling group said, “The launch of the new bwin Instant Casino marks the delivery of our first consumer facing synergy project since the merger of bwin and Party Gaming was completed back in March.”

“With games designed by our very own games studio, we will be offering bwin.com customers unique games, a state of the art experience and industry leading jackpots,” he added.

William Hill to Sponsor UK Snooker Championships

The giant UK bookmaker, William Hill, will be getting its name in lights through a new sponsorship deal signed with the UK Snooker Championships. The deal will see William Hill becoming the official sponsor of the 9 day, BBC televised sporting event, which will now become known as the “£625,000 WilliamHill.com UK Championship.” The competition is set to begin in the UK this weekend and has attracted the country’s top players.

“The UK Championship is one of the highlights of the snooker calendar and receives outstanding exposure through coverage on BBC and across the world, providing exceptional brand exposure for the sponsor to hundreds of millions of fans globally,” said World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn.

“The UK Championship is one of the crown jewels in the world of snooker and we’re delighted to put our name to such a prestigious event,” said the Chief Marketing Officer of William Hill, Kristof Fahy. “Our sponsorship of the UK Championship gives us the opportunity to promote our online and mobile betting products to a global audience.”