Red Rake Gaming partners with Ously Games

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Red Rake Gaming,  a leading online casino games supplier, expands its social casino vertical with the partnership with Ously Games.

Ously Games is currently operating in the social gaming space focusing on acquiring players across the German and Netherlands markets. Coming from a strong and experienced background in social gaming, Spin Arena, the companies main brand, is sure to bring the best player experience and games offering to its players.

Thanks to collaboration, Ously Games will have access to the full portfolio of top performing Red Rake Gaming games which have already demonstrated their strong performance across the region through its real money gaming partners. Popular market titles, including the Super Series of games which have non-stop action through its rich feature and bonus games, as well as the industry first, 1 million ways to win genre, which resonates well with players from all across the globe.

Social Gaming was Red Rake Gaming’s first vertical entry to the gaming industry, having been in the space for over 10 years, shown through the interaction and engagement ingrained in their portfolio of content.

Nick Barr, Managing Director for Red Rake Malta, commented on the partnership stating: “We are delighted to continue to build on our already proven social gaming vertical and excited about the partnership with Ously Games. They have been active in the vertical for numerous years driving various successful brands and we believe Spin Arena will be no exception to their success.”

Jochen Martines, CMO for Ously Games, added “Ously Games are focused on delivering the best player experience by giving our players diverse, engaging and feature rich casino content which this partnership delivers. Both companies have successfully operated in the social gaming space for many years which will ensure a long, thriving collaboration.”


MyMoneyMantra’s Phy-Gital End-to-End Fulfillment Model Recommended for FinTech Efficiency and Financial Inclusion


MyMoneyMantra.comIndia’s largest financial services marketplace has been featured in a white paper by Georgetown University as a case study to highlight best practices for Global FinTech Industry.

The McDonough School of Business, Centre for Financial Markets and Policy, Georgetown University published a White Paper titled “FinTech & Financial Inclusion: How do FinTech firms assist clients in obtaining loans?” The study analyzes the functioning of 6 loan aggregators and marketplaces across the United StatesIndiaChinaSingaporeMalaysia and South Korea. It deep dives into their product lines, business revenue model, competitive advantage, marketing strategies, opportunities and challenges.

The Georgetown University White Paper recognises MyMoneyMantra’s success with Phy-Gital (Digital & Physical) channels in India for end-to-end customer fulfilment as one of the key strategies to bridge the financial gap, accelerate financial inclusion and improve customer experience in developed and emerging nations. It highlights the competitive advantage MyMoneyMantra holds in the Indian marketplace with its physical muscle combined with digital prowess stating and says, “Firms like MyMoneyMantra have focused on improving customer’s experience balancing human interaction with data analysis.”

Mr Raj Khosla, Founder, Managing Director of MyMoneyMantra and a thought leader in Indian Retail Banking & Financial services said, “The global recognition of MyMoneyMantra’s Phy-Gital approach for end-to-end fulfilment of customers’ financial demands is a vindication of our core values for three decades- Trust, Resilience, Inclusion, and Customer First. combines technology, AI & ML with traditional distribution strategies and fulfils the demand for loans across the length & breadth of the country. We identify customer needs, build relationships, and handhold the user to get the desired loan product.”

Adding further he said, “We have originated $1 billion of credit across 60 cities with 100 financial partners in FY 2019-20. We are grateful to our 7 million happy customers and are steadfast in catering hassle-free and quality financial products to our customers.”

MyMoneyMantra continues to aggressively invest in technology & analytics to build and upgrade its state-of-the-art digital platform which is powered by the MMM data warehouse hosted on AWS.

The White Paper closely examines the existing financial gap across the globe and highlights, as per the World Bank as many as 3.7 billion people are either unbanked or underbanked. It is of utmost importance to satisfy this global demand for financial inclusion i.e. effective delivery of affordable and utilitarian financial access.

The study further observes that loan marketplaces are creating innovative approaches to grant people and businesses new ways to access credit. They are accelerating financial inclusion by providing access to information, assistance, rate & cost comparison and contributing to people’s financial education.

The White Paper recommends that firms in the FinTech segment should incorporate the following strategies to accelerate financial inclusion & efficiency in FinTech efforts: 

  1. Expand product offerings tailored to the customers’ needs and capabilities and expand into previously untapped markets, both domestically and internationally. Utilize existing platforms, such as cell phones, to reach customers in rural areas.
  2. Cement partnerships with traditional banks and financial institutions and penetrate e-commerce and social media platforms by offering money transfers, payments, and financing solutions.
  3. R&D to find new ways to incorporate new technologies that enhance the user experience, accurate matching between financial products and users, risk and credit assessments, and product design. The “Phy-Gital” approach, where firms aim to meet the customer physically or digitally wherever convenient to him/her.

The White Paper concludes: “FinTech firms have created products and services that helped millions of people gain access to credit and capital. These firms offer more competitive offerings and more transparent processes than traditional banking institutions. FinTech has the potential to close the finance gap and serve the unbanked and underbanked populations of the world.”


1X2 Network Integrates its Full Suite of Slots and Table Games with Twin Casino

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1X2 Network has integrated its full suite of slots and table games with popular online casino brand Twin.

The integration, facilitated by GIG and Microgaming, will see titles from the developer’s 1X2gaming and Iron Dog Studio subsidiaries be made available to Twin’s players for the first time.

Twin will also launch its very own Branded Megaways slot. The innovative concept allows operators to create a bespoke Megaways title that captures the look, feel and ethos of their brand.

Jack Brown, Sales Director at 1X2 Network, said: “It’s great to see slots and table games from 1X2gaming and Iron Dog Studio stocked in the Twin game lobby.

“Twin shares the same ethos and approach as we do, and that is to provide players with the best online casino experience that they return to time and again.

“We are especially pleased that Twin will also launch a Branded Megaways slot – these games have proved to be incredibly successful with the operators that have launched them to date.

“I expect Twin to enjoy even greater success with its Branded Megaways slot and look forward to a long and successful partnership with the casino, its management team and its players.”

Kasper Bach, Head of Casino & VIP at Twin, said: “One of the key ingredients in a successful online casino is the quality and variety of the games offered, which is why we go to great lengths to form partnerships with the best providers available, resulting in an astounding game portfolio to offer our customers.

“To that end, integrating content from 1X2 Network was an absolute no brainer for us, as was developing our very own Branded Megaways slot.

“It has been a pleasure working with 1×2 Network and adding its games to our lobby and we look forward to seeing our players score some mega wins on our very own Branded Megaways slot.”


Kaspersky Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Delivering Customer-Focused, Holistic Cybersecurity Solutions


Based on its recent analysis of the global industrial (OT/ICS) cybersecurity market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Kaspersky with the 2020 Global Company of the Year Award for advancing its vision of creating a truly superior industrial cybersecurity solution. Kaspersky is a leader in analyzing market trends and developing customized solutions that effectively address key pain points within the industrial environment. It has made significant strides over the past five years by incorporating unique technologies such as Machine Learning for Anomaly Detection (MLAD) and Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Feeds in its solutions.

In response to the convergence of IT and OT systems, it launched the Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity solution. The solution includes a wide range of products and services such as Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes to protect industrial endpoints and Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Networks for asset and communication discovery for situational awareness, and early industrial attack and anomaly detection. In addition, it offers security awareness and training, threat intelligence, security and vulnerability assessments, and managed security services. Its detection engines generate different events, while its correlation engine correlates these atomic events into aggregated events that help eliminate unnecessary alerts.

“Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity is uniquely placed to address unmet needs such as protecting legacy operating systems on industrial hosts and offering comprehensive network and asset visibility along with well-rounded attack visibility and protection,” said Gautham Gnanajothi Global Research Director. “Its Growth Center, Future Technologies, and Innovation Hub departments are perfectly positioned with best-in-class strategic frameworks to assess, develop, and deliver innovative security offerings to support industrial/ OT end users along their digital transformation journey.”

Significantly, the company has two dedicated research teams; one to support its industrial solutions and one for broader market-focused cybersecurity megatrends. The Kaspersky Industrial Control Systems – Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) for industrial solutions specializes in collaborating with regulators and official standards organizations to develop best practices, and research potential and existing threats across industrial automation systems and the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Meanwhile, the Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT) focuses on wider cybersecurity megatrends and uncovers cyber-espionage campaigns, major malware, ransomware, and underground cyber-criminal trends across the world.

“The company has established its dominance in a yet uncontested market with emerging technology-based products such as the IoT secure gateway product based on its proprietary operating system KasperskyOS,” noted Gnanajothi. “Leveraging superior technical performance, customer service focus, and client relationship, Kaspersky is all set to dominate the industrial (OT/ ICS) cybersecurity market in the long term.”

“The protection of industrial organizations is one of our key business priorities. While these organizations enhance their OT security, our goal is to provide them with the solutions and expertise required for their level of maturity. We also understand that complex measures are crucial to ensuring any protection is effective, so Kaspersky’s portfolio also includes security services and training to improve expertise among IT security teams and OT engineers, as well as employee awareness. This Frost & Sullivan award confirms that we’re on the right track, so we’re extremely proud to receive such recognition,” commented Georgy Shebuldaev, Head of Growth Center, Kaspersky.

Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents a Company of the Year award to the organization that demonstrates excellence in terms of growth strategy and implementation in its field. The award recognizes a high degree of innovation with products and technologies, and the resulting leadership in terms of customer value and market penetration.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.

BETBY Adds Tennis to Esports Range

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Innovative sports betting supplier BETBY has grown its cutting-edge esports Betby.Games range with the addition of Tennis competitions.

With games centred around iconic tennis tournaments, BETBY’s unique AI-driven esports product will feature the world’s top tennis players, and as with other titles in the provider’s collection of games, all markets will be available 24/7.

Each match is set to last up to 40 minutes, as each set lasts just three games rather than the traditional six, while tiebreaks are also shorter than in real life. Three matches will take place simultaneously and over 3,000 events per month and 15 new markets will be to be added to BETBY’s offering.

Tennis joins classic competitions such as Football and Basketball in the supplier’s impressive selection of esports products, as well as innovative Rocket League tournaments, with combat sports also to be launched in the near future.

The supplier’s complete offering continues to go from strength to strength, growing significantly in the previous 12 months as the provider looks to broaden its product portfolio.

Leonid Pertsovskiy, Chief Executive Officer at BETBY, said: “The growth of our Betby.Games range has been a real highlight for us this year and we are delighted to add Tennis to the list of AI-focused competitions in our portfolio.

“Betby.Games products bring a completely new dynamic to the esports world with its enjoyable gameplay, while remaining instantly recognisable for bettors of all tastes.

“Our diverse product offering has continued to bear fruit for us, as well as our client-centric business approach, so the expansion of our Betby.Games offering is something we are very proud of and look forward to more success in the vertical.”

The entire BETBY esports collection can be smoothly and swiftly integrated and active for an operator via an API integration.


Yggdrasil signs content deal with Fortuna Entertainment Group

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Yggdrasil expands its strategic content footprint in Central Europe through agreement with Fortuna Entertainment Group

Yggdrasil, the leading global publisher of online gambling content, has signed an agreement with Fortuna Entertainment Group, one of the leading operators in Central Europe.

Fortuna is active in a multitude of European markets and will soon see its player base enjoy Yggdrasil’s roadmap offerings go live in territories such as Slovakia, Romania, and the operator’s home nation of the Czech Republic.

The deal will give Fortuna access to all of Yggdrasil’s proprietary, best in class slot content, including latest releases such as Hades, Jackpot Express, the acclaimed Viking series, and innovative content such as Neon Rush Splitz, Lucky Neko Gigablox and Multifly.

Yggdrasil will also supply Fortuna with its full portfolio of YG Masters titles, a program that enables leading independent slot suppliers to produce innovative games and accelerate their global strategy by using its revolutionary GATI technology.

Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO at Yggdrasil, said: “We are delighted to partner with Fortuna, the largest operator group in Central Europe. Through this deal we will swiftly grow our presence significantly in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.

“We have a very strong roadmap and are confident that Fortuna and their player community will enjoy our innovative, well known and exciting game titles. Both parties will now focus on the integration and planning for successful go live.”

Nicklas Zajdel, COO at Fortuna Entertainment Group, said: “Yggdrasil has a sterling reputation as one of the premier game providers in the industry so we couldn’t be happier to integrate their content.

“With innovative mechanics and thrilling themes, its varied games portfolio will be fantastic for our customers and we can’t wait to see their reaction.”


vivo Launches V20 Series, Bringing Industry-Leading Front Camera Capabilities to Users


vivo today released V20 and V20 SE – part of the all-new V20 series. A realization of vivo’s commitment to user-centric design, V20 series offers innovative selfie capabilities that allow users to record and capture the perfect moments in their lives. With cutting-edge camera technology, trendy design, and strong all-around performance, V20 series devices perfectly complement the lifestyles of young, fast-moving, and fashion-savvy consumers.

“vivo always innovates with the consumer in mind. Guided by our deep insights into consumer needs, we developed V20 series to provide leading camera technology packed in a sleek, but affordable, device,” said Jet Xu, Head of Middle East and Africa Business, vivo. “V20 series is ideal for young consumers who like to take regular photos and record life’s shiny moments, while the trendy design makes it a perfect accessory for their lifestyles.”


V20’s leading 44MP Eye Autofocus front camera allows users to unlock a new world of selfie capabilities. The lens features Eye Autofocus (AF), which uses advanced algorithms to track and focus on moving selfie subjects. By sharpening photo and video quality for mobile subject tracking, the feature is optimal for a wide range of user scenarios like taking vlogs. Quality is further enhanced through the Steadiface Stable Selfie Video feature, which stabilizes the subject while shooting videos through a face focused algorithm that performs edge cropping in a targeted manner. These features reflect vivo’s deep understanding of common user problems when shooting photos and videos with a smartphone.

The V20 front camera is also packed with a host of additional features—Slo-Mo Selfie Video, 4K Selfie Video, and Super Night Selfie—that enhance selfie quality and empower users to record life’s special moments. Meanwhile, the 64MP-8MP-2MP back camera setup features Super Night Mode on the main lens, which supports tripod shooting, wide-angle night scenes, and Stylish Night Filter, enabling users to capture stunning photos in low-light scenarios. The device also features Dual-View Video, which allows the user to combine footage captured by the front and rear cameras.

V20 also sports an ultra sleek and light design, measuring 7.38mm thin and weighing only 170g (the body thickness of the V20 Sunset Melody edition is 7.48 mm). With AG Matte Glass adding a soft and delicate touch, as well as Dual Tone Step, V20 complements the styles of trendy young consumers.

V20 is built as both a design accessory and a powerful computing tool for fast-moving users to complete their everyday tasks with their mobile. V20 is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G processor, delivering smooth performance for applications and games. A 4,000mAh (TYP) battery with vivo’s 33W FlashCharge technology brings solid durability and fast charging time, providing for a more convenient mobile experience and allowing users to record themselves and lighten their lives in more scenarios.

V20 SE

V20 SE’s 32MP front camera allows users to unlock a new world of selfie capabilities. The device offers a range of interesting stickers and special effects, as well as convenient photo and short video production and sharing, satisfying the consumer need of connecting socially through fun selfie photos and videos. Super Night Mode—supported on both the front camera and the main lens of the 48MP-8MP-2MP rear camera setup—enables users to capture high quality shots at low-light scenarios.

V20 SE sports an ultra sleek and light design, with a 3D glass body measuring 7.83mm thin, making it a complement to the styles of trendy young consumers. The 6.44 inch FHD+ OLED screen also delivers remarkably crisp images, making images and videos come to life.

V20 SE is built as both a design accessory and a powerful computing tool for fast-moving users to complete their everyday tasks with their mobile. V20 SE is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 processor, delivering smooth performance for applications, with Multi-Turbo No 4.X and Ultra Game Mode making V20 SE a strong device for gaming. A 4,100mAh (TYP) battery with vivo’s 33W FlashCharge technology brings solid durability and fast charging time, providing for a more convenient mobile experience and allowing users to record themselves and lighten their lives in more scenarios. The device is also built with the Jovi AI assistant who can continuously meet users’ needs for an efficient lifestyle.


Tom Horn Gaming goes live with Max Entertainment brands

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The latest link-up sees the supplier deliver its content to Max Entertainment’s two brands – its flagship Slotty Vegas and Pay N Play casino GoSlotty, while their sister brand VulkanBet is set to follow suit shortly. The partnership with MaxEnt will further Tom Horn Gaming’s presence in many regulated markets in Europe where the provider lauds momentum with its games proving to be an instant hit with players.

“We continue to focus on growing our existing business relationships and delivering unique content to operators in regulated markets. I am confident that this partnership with Max Entertainment will be a great success for both companies and together we will see continued and robust growth going forward,” noted Ondrej Lapides, CEO at Tom Horn Gaming. 

Karl von BrockdorffHead of Brand at Max Entertainment added: “Tom Horn Gaming’s portfolio is packed with titles that are known worldwide for their high quality and thrilling mechanics. Adding their fresh and entertaining slots to our casino suite was therefore an obvious decision. With Tom Horn on board we continue to further our portfolio with exceptional gaming content, while expanding our offering effectively in our target markets.”

With robust performance in 2020, Tom Horn Gaming continues its global expansion efforts, asserting confidence that a number of partnerships and integrations secured with top tier operators and aggregators in the past months will positively impact their results going forward.


Rising Lords Takes First Place in the Game Development World Championship Strategy Games Weekly Vote!

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Rising Lords by Argonwood, a game studio based in Cologne, Germany has won the weekly voting on Game Development World Championship Fan Favourite category for the Strategy Games Week. Rising Lords is now available on Steam.

“Rising Lords is a medieval turn-based strategy game with card and board game elements. Send your serfs to fight and die in your name… or let them prosper, and use them to your advantage! ” Argonwood describes Rising Lords.

Argonwood Studio moves on to the next round of voting in the Fan Favourite category of the GDWC – Game Development World Championship and will meet other Weekly Vote winners in a battle for the crown at the end of the GDWC 2020 season.

2nd place was taken by Hundred Days – Winemaking Simulator by Broken Arms Games from Italy: “Hundred Days – Winemaking Simulator will put you in charge of managing a small and abandoned winery: from selecting the types of vine you want to grow, to naming your final product, every decision of the challenging business of winemaking will be in your hands. ”

3rd place went to The Unexpected Quest by rionix from Russia: “Adventure game with strategy and management elements in a medieval fantasy setting – drawing inspiration from classics such as Warcraft 3 and The Settlers. Embark on quests, hunt down treasures and manage your resources as you build, battle, cast magic and brew potions to bring order to the world.”

The GDWC team sends congratulations to the winning team and big thanks to all Nominees and voters. The weekly votes take place each week, from Monday to Saturday and there are always six new exciting games to check out and vote for. This week’s vote is already live on the event website at

This week’s voting theme is Couch Gaming and the nominees are:
– From the Shadows by Team Spooky, France
– Grid Fight – Mask of the Goddess by Playtra Games, United Kingdom
– JUMPALA by Yokereba, USA
– Perfectly Perilous Provisions by Cat&Tonic Studios, Japan
– Toasterball by Les Crafteurs, France
– Wreckout by Huey Games, United Kingdom


Nonwoven Industrial Membrane Market Size Worth $1.6 Billion By 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global nonwoven industrial membrane market size is expected to reach USD 1.6 billion by 2027, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2020 to 2027. Growing demand from the food and beverage industry owing to the increasing use of membrane filtration technology for bottled water applications is expected to drive the market.

Key suggestions from the report:

  • The spiral wound segment dominated the market with a revenue share of 36.7% in 2019 owing to its increasing application in wastewater treatment activities
  • The pharmaceutical industry registered the highest demand for the non-woven industrial membrane and contributed USD 378.3 million in 2019. The segment growth is estimated to be driven by the increasing adoption of filtration technology for water treatment application in the pharmaceutical industry
  • The food and beverage segment is anticipated to follow a significant growth and is estimated to reach USD 247.9 million by 2027, which can be attributed to increasing food and beverage production in emerging economies such as China and India
  • North America accounted for revenue of USD 415.6 million in 2019. The regional demand is led by the U.S owing to the presence of various manufacturing companies in the country coupled with strict government regulations in the region
  • Industry exhibits high competitive rivalry owing to increasing investments by key players to strengthen their product portfolio and following a competitive pricing pattern in the industry. With new players entering the market, the rivalry is projected to grow over the forecast period.

Read 105 page research report with ToC on “Nonwoven Industrial Membrane Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Module (Plate & Frame, Spiral Wound, Tubular), By Application (Wastewater Treatment, Pharmaceutical), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2020 – 2027” at:

The market has observed an increasing inclination towards the use of industrial membranes from food and beverage companies. These companies prefer nonwoven industrial membranes due to their ability to improve the taste, salinity, and color of groundwater, municipal water, or surface water, which is expected to drive the product demand.

However, the market is projected to face a setback in the current year due to the COVID-19 outbreak in majority of the countries. The dampening manufacturing sector and trade disruptions between China and the US are a few major concerns that can negatively impact market growth.

The market is highly competitive due to the presence of multiple established firms in the market such as 3M, Toray Industries, Lyondell Inc, etc. These companies continue to invest heavily in their research and development activities and in technological advancements which keep the market highly competitive.

Grand View Research has segmented the nonwoven industrial membrane market on the basis of module, application, and region:

Nonwoven Industrial Membrane Module Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 – 2027)

  • Plate & frame
  • Spiral wound
  • Hollow fiber
  • Tubular

Nonwoven Industrial Membrane Application Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 – 2027)

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Food & beverage
  • Chemical & biochemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others (mining & metal processing, paints & adhesives, etc.)

Nonwoven Industrial Membrane Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 – 2027)

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
  • Central & South America
    • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE

List of Key Players of Nonwoven Industrial Membrane Market

  • Ahlstrom-Munksjo Oyj
  • Glatfelter
  • DuPont
  • Berry Global Group, Inc.
  • Johns Manville Corporation
  • TWE Group
  • Toray Industries
  • Freudenberg Group
  • 3M Company
  • Asahi Kasai Corporation
  • Mitsui Chemicals
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fibertex Nonwovens A/S.

Find more research reports on Advanced Interior Materials Industry, by Grand View Research:

  • Polypropylene Nonwoven Fabric Market – The global polypropylene nonwoven fabric market size was estimated at USD 21.39 billion in 2018 & expected to register a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period. End-use industries as hygiene, medical, automotive, agriculture, and furnishing will boost the market growth.
  • Polyimide Film Market – The global polyimide film market size was estimated at USD 1,492.3 million in 2016. Development in aerospace technology and growth in the electronics sector is driving demand of this industry.
  • Nonwoven Geotextiles Market – The nonwoven geotextiles market size in EuropeMiddle East, and Africa, and Asia Pacific was estimated at USD 4.12 billion in 2017 and is expected to register a CAGR of 6.7% over the forecast period.