Live Casino News (Week 4)
11th of February 2019
Evolution Named Online Casino Supplier of the Year
As well as being our favourite live blackjack provider, Evolution Gaming are also no rookies when it comes to cleaning up at awards ceremonies. 2019 looks to be no different so far, as the company picked up yet another award at the Global Gaming Awards in London.
On the night they beat out such prestigious competition as Microgaming and NetEnt, to win the evening’s top prize. It was presented to them at the glamorous Hippodrome Casino and Hotel in Central London, on the eve of ICE 2019 – where the company went on to launch a series of new titles for the year ahead.
Exciting times then in 2019, for the biggest live casino developer in the game.
£3500 Blackjack Challenge from Unibet
This a unique promotion from the team at Unibet, and one exclusively blackjack players will absolutely love.
Adding a little extra excitement to their blackjack tables this month, Unibet have given players a series of challenges to complete during play. As each one occurs, you’ll go one step up the ladder of prizes – starting at £25 for two and culminating in a £500 cash prize for completing all five. These challenges are:
- Hit 2 Blackjacks in a row
- Win a hand with 5 cards or more
- Win 4 hands in a row
- Complete a 777 hand
- Receive three or more Aces in one hand
The prizes are calculated dail, before your progress resets. This means it could be possible to hit all five many days in a row.
This promotions starts today, the 11th of February 2019, and ends on the 18th of February. It is available for play after opting in, on any Evolution’s live blackjack tables at Unibet. There’s a £5 minimum bet to qualify your hand for a potential challenge win.
Polish Bookie Partners with BetConstruct for European Expansion
Polish bookmaker STS has seen much success in the domestic market in recent years. Today they announced they have partnered with noted live blackjack provider BetConstruct to provide services for Poles living outside of their native country. This includes markets across Europe such as the UK, Italy, Germany, Norway and Latvia.
“STS is the first Polish bookmaker to expand its gaming audience to the European region. For the company to conquer the new markets, we guarantee full compliance with the regulated markets and excellent performance of our comprehensive solutions,” said BetConstruct CEO Vigen Badalyan.
Expect to see new STS services open across Europe later in 2019.
Leo Vegas to Drop £40,000 in Player Accounts Over February
Everybody likes money for nothing, and you don’t get much easier than this exciting promo from Leo Vegas.
During February 2019, from the 11th to the 23rd, Leo will be putting £1000 cash in a different customer’s account every day. One lucky customer a week, on Saturdays, will receive £10,000.
All you have to do, is have an existing Leo account. Simply log in, deposit £10 if you haven’t deposited once in the past year, and then sit back – you’re officially entered into this competition.
If you haven’t got an account, you can easily make one. Once you’ve deposited £10, you should be eligible for the next day of the promotional period.
Betsson Creates Branded Pay Cards
Betsson already has a reputation as an innovative and efficient place to play live blackjack and other casino games. They’ve taken that one step further this month, with the announcement of branded winnings cards to help regular customers get funds out even faster.
Usable at any location in Sweden that accepts MasterCard, the Betsson cards will allow instant transactions of funds from users’ casino accounts. This includes online, mobile apps, ATMs and shops.
Made in partnership with EML Technology, the cards will also allow the Betsson Group to block self-excluded problem gamblers from reinvesting their money into their own, or competitors, gambling sites.