Solid Gaming signs a deal with Gaming Corps for Asia

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The Asian specialized B2B aggregator Solid Gaming, owned by Isle of Man based Libita Group, inks a deal with Swedish game developer Gaming Corps to distribute their products throughout the Asian markets.   

Solid Gaming is a content iGaming aggregator focused on delivering unique and popular online gaming content in Asia. With its main markets in Asia, Solid Gaming will distribute tailor-made games from Gaming Corps to all their operators, including popular online casinos Vera&John and Yuugado in Japan. The Swedish Gaming and iGaming developer Gaming Corps, develops casino slots, table games, mine games and multiplier games for the online market. Their games are infused with elements from their background in gaming to create modern and exciting gaming content. Multiplier games where players bet on an object in motion and need to cash out at the right time is an interesting new category in Solid Gaming’s portfolio. Focusing on premium casino games for the selective gamer, Gaming Corps develop games that players will want today and tomorrow.

Solid gaming will sell Gaming Corps’ popular casino and mine games to operators on all Asian markets. The casino games include online slot games like Angry Elf, Clumsy Witch, Jellos and Golden Chick.

“In Gaming Corps, we see a versatile company with whom we are excited to work closely to bring unique bespoke content types to the Asian market. Gaming Corps is a new and upcoming company with an interesting portfolio of games including slots, table games, multiplier games and mine games. We have seen a growing interest for new and modern game styles and Gaming Corps has impressed us with the games they have created. With their capacity and our extensive industry knowledge, we are hoping our collaboration will prove a great one for both parties.” Says Shaun Cowles, commercial director of Solid Gaming.

Juha Kauppinen, CEO at Gaming Crops says ”This new partnership is truly exciting and represents a significant step forward for Gaming Corps. We are now further improving our skills in making bespoke games and are taking a big step into the Asian market. The team at Solid Gaming has a tremendous industry knowledge which Gaming Corps will have the opportunity to access and transform into exciting, modern game concepts.”

Mine games has its roots in the classic Minesweeper video games from the 80-ties and, Gaming Corps also being a developer of video games this strategic game category is a natural extension to their offer that requires more than pure luck.

“We look forward to this joint journey in Asia. Gaming Corps’ games are extending an important part of offer in the Asian markets and we look forward to seeing how their games are received by the operators and players!” ends Shaun Cowles.


PAGCOR delivers immediate aid to Paeng-affected areas in Luzon

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Immediately after severe Tropical Storm “Paeng” lashed many parts of the country, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) reached out to several local government units (LGUs) that were gravely affected by heavy rains and floods.

A total of 6,350 families from the province of Bulacan and San Pedro, Laguna were among the initial recipients of PAGCOR’s relief aid, which contained basic commodities like rice, coffee and canned goods.

PAGCOR distributed 5,350 relief packs on October 31, 2022, in different municipalities of Bulacan. Priorities were given to coastal communities of the province, which were severely affected by the storm.

In addition, San Pedro, Laguna also received relief packs from the state-run gaming firm on November 1, 2022.

According to PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Alejandro Tengco, the state-run gaming agency is also closely coordinating with other affected LGUs to promptly deliver PAGCOR’s aid.

“The heavy rains and severe flooding made our mission to reach out to affected LGUs quite challenging. But since many roads are now passable, we were able to deploy our team and bring aid to gravely affected communities,” he said.

Tengco added that PAGCOR is doing its best to bring aid to as many LGUs that were affected by the recent tropical storm.

The state-run gaming agency is closely monitoring the improvement of road conditions in all the hard-hit areas to be able to conduct more relief operations and continue to commit to its mission of nation-building.

In October, PAGCOR also joined hands with its casino licensees and distributed 17,500 relief packs worth P9 million to the provinces of Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Marikina, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Quezon City, Quezon Province, Tarlac, and Zambales – which were severely affected by Super Typhoon Karding.


Innovative Technology debut at transport congress in Singapore (SITCE 2022)

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Cash handling and biometrics solutions provider, Innovative Technology (ITL) are making their debut at SITCE, the leading public transport event in the Asia Pacific region.  SITCE – LTA-UITP Singapore International Transport Congress and Exhibition takes place at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre on 2 – 4 November 2022.

Yap F. Lim, ITL Business Development Manager for Southeast Asia commented, “As we expand into this growing Southeast Asian market this exhibition gives us a great opportunity to network with existing and new customers in this evolving transport sector.   We are excited to be demoing our new NV4000 Spectral for the first time to this region.  This high-volume mixed bill recycler is designed to move customers seamlessly through transportation payment terminals quickly. With a large recycling capacity of up to 420 bills from 5 denominations the unit boasts fewer refills, increasing staff efficiencies. Plus, automated float management keeps machines running and on-board diagnostics significantly reduces the number of services calls. The benefits this product brings to operators is ideally suited to the theme of this year’s show – Heartbeat of Mobility: Towards a sustainable, resilient, and seamless public transport.”

Continuing Yap said, “Our dedicated sales and support team for the region will be on the booth #E23 for visitors to meet and demo our established cash handling, bill and coin recycling units including the Spectral Payout, Smart Coin System and Smart Hopper. All designed to eliminate cash starvation, improve cashflow and generate cost and time saving efficiencies.  We will also be on hand to explain how customers can benefit from our new biometrics solutions for age estimation and access control.”

Yap concluded, “We look forward to meeting SITCE visitors and networking with public transport operators to showcase how our products and solutions can bring increased productivity and improve customer experience in this expanding sector in Southeast Asia.”


PLAE8 Launches a New Platform to Play More than 200+ Games in Asia

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PLAE8 is an exclusive gaming platform based on advanced technology. In the latest development, the company has launched 200+ games, including Sportsbook, Live Casino, and Slots, to play and entertain online.

PLAE8 Casino is applicable and easy to play on mobile and desktop. It also has an official app. The platform has been designed as a safe site to play online casinos in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia, and worldwide. It facilitates its clients with multiple products such as lotteries, exclusive promotions, and VIP treatment. These services are part of the online PLAE8 casino in Asia.

Furthermore, PLAE8 online casino provides customers with Asia’s brand’s sportsbook, live casinos, lotteries, and other games and is also the official agent for major gambling brands. It possesses the following features to function as a compelling gaming platform:

  • License and regulated under Master Licensed by the government of Curacao and PAGCOR government-owned corporation under the Office of the President of the Philippines
  • Member of Gamble Aware, which promotes fair and responsible gaming
  • Secure, fast, and easy registration and login process
  • Official PLAE8 App for a better seamless user experience
  • Accepts Crypto payments

With more than 200+ games available on the App, gamers can access PLAE8 online casino from the comfort of their home. PLAE8 operates 24 hours a day with zero downtime. It also offers customer support, who are always on standby 24/7, ready to assist the intending clients any time of the day.


Nagasaki Court Opens Hearing Against IR Spending

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Nagasaki District Court has opened hearings in a lawsuit that seeks to prevent the governor of Nagasaki from spending more public money on integrated resort (IR) plans. In September, the Stop the Casino Nagasaki Prefectural Network claimed funds had been used improperly because the IR application was unlikely to be approved by Japan’s national government.

Plaintiffs also argued that letters sent by the prefecture to the central government did not meet requirements. They also challenged a contract for circa JPY110m ($761,500) with a law firm and other advisors and claimed the prefecture “never engaged in a proper confirmation” of its IR plans.

A representative for the prefectural government indicated that the payment was proper because certain works related to the assessment of the proposal had to be carried out. The next court session is scheduled for December.


La Liga giants Sevilla FC bring Khelraja on board as its Official Asian iGaming Partner!

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The partnership aims to tap into La Liga’s growing popularity in India and Southeast Asia by providing fans a chance to engage with Sevilla FC’s games online and win big rewards

Highlighting its commitment to the most comprehensive iGaming experience, Khelraja, Asia’s renowned real-money gaming brand that offers sports betting, casino and esports among other categories, has recently partnered with La Liga giant Sevilla FC as its Official Asian iGaming Partner. Through the association, which will run until June 30, 2024, Khelraja will provide its users the opportunity to engage with all La Liga and Copa del Rey matches featuring Sevilla FC and win exciting rewards.

Speaking on the announcement, José Castro, Sevilla FC President, said,: “We are very pleased to have signed this agreement which will allow us to continue growing in our process of internationalising our brand, both globally and in Southeast Asia, a market that we consider strategic in our expansion process. Sevilla is going to become an ambassador of LaLiga with this sponsorship agreement and we are undoubtedly taking an important step in this region.”

The Spanish First Division, popularly known as La Liga, is one of the world’s most popular football leagues and has, over the last two decades, featured global superstars such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldinho, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The competition’s high-octane action, skill, and tactical excellence have found favour with the Indian sports fans, who zealously follow top Spanish clubs during live matches, as well as in news and online discussion forums. The partnership between Sevilla and Khelraja provides these fans with a unique opportunity to further elevate their engagement and experience the most rewarding sports immersion.

Viren Modi, CEO – Khelraja, added, “The passion for football in India is on the rise, as can be seen in the growing popularity of overseas football leagues. Partnering with Sevilla FC, one of the biggest and most illustrious clubs in Spanish football, is a moment of great pride for us. The association will provide football fans on the Khelraja platform with yet another avenue to not only engage with Sevilla FC’s games online but also win lucrative rewards while doing so. We are looking forward to the partnership and will be exploring more such engagement opportunities with other football clubs, both in India and overseas.”

One of the biggest European football clubs, Sevilla FC has a rich and illustrious history spanning more than 130 years. It is the oldest club in Spain dedicated to football and has, since its founding in 1890, won one league title, five Spanish Cups, one Spanish Super Cup, and one UEFA Super Cup. Sevilla FC also holds the distinction of winning the UEFA Europa League (previously called the UEFA Cup) a record six times, with the most recent victory coming in the 2019-20 season.


Esports Proposed As Official Medal Sport At AIMAG 2025

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Esports has been included into the proposed list of official medal sports to be contested at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2025. Announced at the recently concluded 41st Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly last week, this proposal is a step towards seeing esports elevate its status from demonstration games to a full-fledged medal event.

Set to take place in Riyadh, AIMAG 2025 will be the 7th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, and marks the first time Saudi Arabia. The next AIMAG will take place next year in Chonburi, Thailand.

If successful, having esports feature as an official medal event at AIMAG would have brought the progress full circle, following its debut in a multi-sporting event’s program at the AIMAG 2017 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan as a demonstration sport. From thereon, esports has appeared at the 2018 Asian Games as demonstration sport followed by full-medal events at the 2019 and 2021 SEA Games. Esports was also planned as a full-medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games that is currently postponed.

Mr Animesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, 8bit Creatives, India’s leading esports consulting and talent agency & an ex-esports athlete:

With esports gaining the momentum that it has, it has made its way into various national and international platforms including the Asian Games. The most recent consideration of adding esports to AIMAG 2025, comes as a very welcome move. At a time when the gaming industry in India is getting redefined and diversifying into many new games while recovering from recent setbacks, this comes as a validation of the prominence of esports in this world. Clearly, the growth track that Gaming and Esports have been on, is going to continue.

Such developments instil a lot more confidence in the whole sporting ecosystem built around esports and is an inspiration for budding esports players to hone themselves. Our esports teams, 8bit & sOul are all motivated to work hard and represent India in these national and international tournaments and bring laurels for the country. At 8Bit Creatives, we are committed to nurturing and supporting more and more esports players in our country to put India on the global map.

Mr Lokesh Suji, Director, Esports Federation of India & Vice President of the Asian Esports Federation (AESF):

What better news than this, from the first addition of esports as a demonstration event at AIMAG 2017 to being included as a proper medal event at AIMAG 2021 (postponed due to the pandemic) and now possible inclusion at AIMAG 25 brings us immense joy & excitement. It is safe to say that Esports is not far away from being considered a mainstream sport now courtesy of the remarkable efforts undertaken by the AESF and the OCA. The event AIMAG 2025 is set to take place in Riyadh and the Saudi Arabia government recognised esports as a sport there which is very encouraging.

ESFI is proud to be a full member of the AESF and to have participated in all major sporting events conducted by the OCA. With these constant landmarks scaled by Esports on the international stage under the committee that has already recognised it as an official sport, it is now time for the Indian government to do the same as well so that we will have the proper infrastructure, training facilities and coaching given to our young esports athletes.

Rohit Jagasia, Founder & CEO, Revenant Esports:

It’s great to see Esports continue its transition into major international multi-sports events after the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. The AIMAG is a prestigious game organized by the OCA and having Esports as a full-fledged medal event in it will only increase its significance among the Indian population.

A lot of international organisations have already given official recognition to Esports and if our government was to follow suit, it would provide immense motivation to the hardworking gamers and esports athletes of the country who are already exceeding expectations in different rosters. We would definitely be excited to see India compete in Riyadh at AIMAG 2025 and win medals.

Rohit Agarwal, Founder & Director, Alpha Zegus, the next-gen marketing agency specializing in the domains of gaming & lifestyle:

It’s an absolute big win for the community. Being honoured as an official medal sport gives so much more credibility to esports, not only as a sport but as a viable career option. We need more of such instances to attract higher interest from the government, investors, and most importantly, fans. Not too long until we see Esports being placed in the same league as cricket, football, basketball, etc. and having similar fan power, scale and craze.


NODWIN Gaming celebrates Chess at DreamHack, India’s largest digital festival

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NODWIN Gaming, ChessBase India and comedian Samay Raina will be joining forces to further elevate the DreamHack experience for fans; a total prize pool of Rs.20 lakh on offer for the winners of this grand chess celebration

The Gaming X Chess fusion event will host a nail-biting death match on Nov 5 between two of India’s young grand masters Gukesh D and Arjun Erigaisi; for the first time ever, Comedians over the Board (COTB) will also go live at DreamHack

For fans awaiting NODWIN Gaming’s upcoming DreamHack event scheduled from November 4-6, there is an epic announcement as the party just got bigger! The much-anticipated three-day gaming event has in store a surprise for the audience with the celebration of all things ‘Chess’! In addition to an over-the-edge excitement of all the gaming fun at the event, the inclusion of chess in the largest digital festival is set to generate a palpable buzz.

In partnership with comedian Samay Raina and ChessBase India, NODWIN Gaming, the Gaming and esports arm of Nazara Technologies, has planned a chess celebration which includes an open tournament, a death-match between two leading grandmasters – Gukesh D and Arjun Erigaisi, Comedians over the Board (COTB), free chess workshops, along with some fun activities like Hand-and-brain, a Simul exhibition and meet-and-greet with other chess stars. A total prize pool of Rs.10 lakh has been announced for the winners of the DreamHack Rapid and Blitz chess tournaments that are open to all.

“By bringing a much respected and one of the oldest sports like chess to the DreamHack, we’re giving fans the experience of a lifetime! The super success of our Chess Super League showed us how loved the game is in India and how passionate this community is, which is why we wanted to celebrate chess at DreamHack. “Chess is also played over the internet just like gaming and also features the fabled over-the-board competition, exactly like a LAN event. The synergies and similarities are extremely evident and we believe that these 2 communities will love what they have to offer to each other,” said Gautam Virk, COO and Co-founder, NODWIN Gaming.

“The vision of ChessBase India has always been to make chess the most popular sport in the country. Nodwin has been a wonderful partner in this odyssey of popularizing chess. I am very happy that chess is going to be a part of an iconic event like the Dreamhack. Extremely thrilled and so looking forward,” said Sagar Shah, Co-founder and CEO, ChessBase India.

A deathmatch between two of India’s finest chess players — the 16-year-old India no. 2 and world no. 18 Gukesh D and the 19-year-old India no.3 and world no. 19 Arjun Erigaisi is scheduled on November 5. The winner of this match will take home Rs.3 lakh and the runner-up, Rs.2 lakh.

“I am excited and eagerly looking forward to battling it out with Arjun Erigaisi, my fierce rival on the board and close buddy off it. I am looking forward to a great match,” said Gukesh D, Chess Grandmaster.

Arjun Erigaisi, Chess GM added, “I was closely following the first edition of the deathmatch between Anish and Vidit, it was so thrilling and intense. Now I’m super delighted to be playing the second edition of deathmatch, that too against a very strong opponent like Gukesh. Also, as far as I can recall this is going to be my first 1 on 1 OTB that too in my backyard at Hyderabad. So all in all extremely excited.”

That’s not all. There’s more! Comedians on the Board (COTB), one of the most popular events in the world of chess that has always been hosted online by Samay Raina, will, for the first time, go live at DreamHack. Eight of the strongest chess-playing stand-up comedians including Tanmay Bhat, Samay Raina, Biswa Kalyan, Joel D’souza, Anirban Dasgupta, Vaibhav Sethia, Manik Mahna and Sumit Sourav will face off against each other to win the Rs.5 lakh prize and to become the ultimate COTB champion on November 4.

On the workshop front, there is a fun and exciting line up which includes – How to stream chess in an effective way by Samay Raina, how to make chess exciting in terms of teaching and commentating by Sagar Shah and What is needed to pursue a career as an arbiter by one of India’s finest chess arbiters IA Vivek Sohani.

DreamHack will go live from November 4-6 at Hall 1 and 3, Hitex Exhibition Center, Hitec City, Hyderabad


KT2win Safeguards Players From Online Casino Scams and Provides Free Protection for Claims Up to $30,000

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“MPL launches India’s first multi-game Loss Protection initiative for a risk-free gaming experience”

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MPL, one of the world’s largest mobile and skill gaming platforms, has announced India’s first ever multi-game Loss Protection policy that is aimed at safeguarding the interest of the players. With this policy, gamers can claim a refund of up to 100% of the net loss that they may have incurred after playing 10 gameplay sessions with specified thresholds. This initiative is a great step in enabling users to play some of the most popular titles on the platform while keeping their financial security in mind. The loss protection initiative will be available for activation during MPL’s marquee gaming festival, Diwali Lakhpati Party, and will help users enjoy a great  gaming experience during the festive season.

This first of its kind initiative in the gaming industry is aligned with MPL’s player-first approach that shows the company’s commitment towards offering  a safe and secure gaming experience. This will also enable the players to concentrate on the gameplay without having to worry about the probability of losing money.

Through this program, once a user activates this policy, they can avail the option of claiming a refund of their net loss, if incurred, after 10 gameplay sessions. The policy covers select titles which are some of the top games like Poker, Ludo, Fantasy, Carrom, Block Puzzle, etc. The procedure for activating the insurance entails a successful KYC verification and the amount is directly refunded to the users’ MPL wallet. Gamers need to submit their claims on the app to avail the offer.

Commenting on the launch, Namratha Swamy, Country Head – India, MPL, said, “At MPL, we are committed to offering best-in-class gaming experience to our users always. We feel the Loss Protection policy is a great initiative that can foster safe and risk-free gameplay and is aligned with our player- first approach. With this, we hope our users can enjoy a great festive season and play their favorite games on the platform without having to worry about losing money”.

The MPL Diwali Lakhpati Party, which will run from today until October 31, presents many opportunities for players to try their hand at skill gaming and claim grand cash rewards.  The marquee gaming gala, with a total value of Rs 40 crore, will see more than six million gamers with 10,000 users expected to win every hour.