iGaming company NetEnt informed almost 300 employees that it decided to terminate their jobs with immediate effect on Tuesday. The employees face an uncertain holiday season as a result of this, according to In-Nazzjon ("The Nation", a daily newspaper in Malta).
The newspaper says on Tuesday morning, the Malta-based gaming company has begun cutting jobs and closed down its live casino studio in Qormi after it was acquired by another industry giant.
The employees at NetEnt were sent home and told to expect an email from their employer with further instructions. This incident unfolds following the acquisition by Evolution Gaming.
Back in September, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has launched an inquiry regarding the merger between Swedish online casino content providers Evolution Gaming and NetEnt in order to determine what effect this mega-deal will have on competition in the local gambling industry. After a thorough investigation, the CMA finally gave them the green light.
Scientific Games has signed a deal that makes its OpenGaming platform the main route into the US market for premium online casino games supplier NetEnt, as well as a deal to become Big Time Gaming's exclusive distributor both in Canada and in the US.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has launched an inquiry regarding the merger between Swedish online casino content providers Evolution Gaming and NetEnt in order to determine what effect this mega-deal will have on competition in the local gambling industry.
NetEnt has further expanded its branded roster of slot games with its newest addition of a classic arcade game from 1991. One of the best-selling and extremely popular arcade games of all time has now come to your slot machine screens as NetEnt launches Street Fighter II: The World Warrior Slot.
The latest slot title from NetEnt marks the unveiling of their ground-breaking ‘infinite bet ways' concept
NetEnt takes players on a whole new adventure with limitless opportunity in Gods of Gold: InfiniReelsTM, the first game in its slots library to feature an innovative mechanic that offers practically unlimited ways to win!
Playtech and NetEnt are two of the most important software developers for the iGaming industry. Not only are they regarded among the most prominent games developers, but they are also important in creating the solutions seen to be the future of casino: Live gaming, VR, jackpot networks and so on.
One of NetEnt's spookiest video slots ever for the eve of trick-or-treating is Halloween Jack, which tells the story of a young girl who discovers a cursed jewelry box that forced her to do terrible things. As she tried to get rid of the box, the girl unleashes a great evil.
Net Entertainment (NetEnt) has agreed to a deal to purchase online casino software provider Red Tiger Gaming for an initial amount of £220m (€245.3m/$271.4m), with a possible additional pay of up to £23m in 2022.
NetEnt is set to acquire fast-growing online slot games supplier Red Tiger Gaming through an all-cash transaction, which will be finalized imminently and is in line with the vision of the casino content developer "to create the future of gaming".
10 years after its release, Dead or Alive (by NetEnt) is still among the most popular online video slots thanks to, for example, its highly volatile Free Spins Feature where sticky wilds can appear on the reels and create some incredible wins!
For all the Dead or Alive fans out there, mark your calendars April 24th 2019, as the sequel is set to be released on that date!
The 5th season of HISTORY's hit drama series "Vikings" will resume on November 28th and the icing on the cake is that NetEnt will release a video slot based on the series on Thursday, November 22nd! The new game comes with 243 bet ways, a Hotspot Feature, a Shield Wall Feature, a Raid Spins symbol and a Raid Spins mode including 3 Hotspots!
To celebrate the release of VikingsTM, Casumo (a highly recommended casino by BankrollMob.com) will run €/£2,000 VikingsTM Reel Races on the 26th and 27th of November, starting at 8pm CET.
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JumanjiTM Video Slot is the newest branded game by NetEnt, based on the original Jumanji movie from 1995.
NetEntTM brings its own twist to the JumanjiTM universe by transforming the calamities that befell Alan into features with slot mechanics. The Board Game feature is unique and among the first of its kind as it combines elements of board games and Free Spins features.
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Planet of the Apes is a hugely popular film series spanning over generations for the last 50 years and NetEnt is thrilled to incorporate the recent films, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, into its latest blockbuster video slot release.
Casino software provider NetEnt is soon ready to release the long-awaited sequel to its popular video slot creation Blood Suckers!
Blood Suckers II is a 5-reel, 3-row, 25-fixed line video slot featuring Wild substitutions, Blood Rose Free Spins, the Hidden Treasure Bonus Game and two Random Features: Bonus Shot Feature and Scatter Shot Feature.
NetEntTM brings the good old fairy tales back to life! Fairytale Legends: Red Riding HoodTM is full of magic and fun. Join Red Riding Hood on her journey through the forest and meet the beautiful fairies who've got a lot of nice surprises prepared for you.
Net Entertainment, a Swedish company that develops and supplies casino games (Guns N Roses, Mega Forune, Starburst and many other popular slots) to online casinos since 1996, has just released the interim report for January - March 2016. According to the report, revenues for the first quarter increased by 33.7% to SEK 345.4 (258.3) million and operating profit amounted to SEK 128.1 (81.8) million, an increase of 56.6%.
It's time to get excited as a brand new slot game will go live today on CasinoRoom! Koi PrincessTM, a 5 reel, 20 payline anime-themed slot with bets ranging from €0.10 to €200, is the most feature-packed video slot ever developed by NetEnt (continue reading an you'll find a "demo run" video).