Isle of Man News last updated 22 June 2017 13:18:01

Local Companies Shine at Annual e-Gaming Awards

POSTED Wed last week

A number of Isle of Man e-Gaming companies were winners at the prestigious 2017 EGR B2B Awards by eGaming Review (EGR) magazine. Isle of Man based Playtech had great success at the event, taking home five awards for best Bingo Supplier, Poker Network, Poker Software, Multi-Channel Supplier and Platform of the Year.Local company Continent 8 took home the Datacentre of the Year award and Microgaming was presented with the award for best Mobile Gaming Software.Jonathan Mills, Director of e-Business at the Department of Economic Development, commented:‘It is fantastic to see the Isle of Man so well represented at the EGR B2B Awards 2017. A number of local companies were celebrated for their innovation and dedication to developing new and...

PokerStars and BetStars host a crossover online poker tournament to boost bankrolls

POSTED Wed last week

PokerStars and BetStars, Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brands, have teamed up to provide players with a winning combination of sports betting and poker play in The Big Race, a fun themed $2 online tournament this Sunday, June 18, at 15:00 BST to celebrate the Ascot racing festival, which takes place June 20-24.Players are being given the opportunity to boost their sportsbook bankrolls and win a poker holiday to either Dublin, Lille or Bucharest. It’s easy to get involved: just look for  The Big Race on the PokerStars client under the events tab. Tournament prizes include free BetStars bets and will ensure that players will be ready to make a call on key summer sporting fixtures - including tennis at Queen’s, Wimbledon and the US Open...

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