All the mobile gaming news that’s fit to print


mobile-gaming-newsNewly vowel-free gaming device maker and Nevada online poker hopeful SHFL Entertainment has inked a pact with San Jose-based mobile technology outfit Joingo that will enable SHFL to offer its popular casino game titles to SHFL’s B2B customers via the Joingo Game Network (which made its debut last month). SHFL’s casino clients can now offer their patrons the option to play games like Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Casino War via a branded mobile application. As Joingo CEO Steve Boyle noted: “The number of mobile devices in the hands of casino customers today surpasses the number of desktops. This trend is accelerating, making mobile the dominant force in patron engagement.”

Alderney-licensed software provider Relax Gaming has announced an Android client for its Rush Poker clone Fast Poker. So far, Relax customers iGame and Bet24 are the first to test-drive the Fast Poker Android offering, and Relax is promising the “imminent release” of HTML5 clients for iOS.

Online gaming solution specialists Microgaming have announced the launch of a dedicated mobile brand, Microgaming Go. To emphasize their commitment to their new baby, Microgaming Go has added six new languages to its HTML5 and Android Air products: Spanish, Danish, German, Swedish, Russian and Dutch. The company also launched Mega Moolah for HTML5. You can check out all the new goodies at their booth at EiG Barcelona (Oct. 16-18).

Swedish-based/Alderney-licensed mobile game developer OMI Gaming has inked a deal to supply its Kazuri Casino Module and a range of mobile games to operator X18Bet. The games are already live on the ShootJack brand.

Finally, live dealer stalwarts Evolution Gaming are taking their show on the road with the launch of iPad-friendly mobile products. Evolution’s licensees will now be able to offer their customers a range of live casino games, with roulette already available, blackjack coming next month and baccarat due early in the new year. Evolution says one “major worldwide betting brand” has selected the HTML5-developed Mobile Live Roulette for iPad as the basis for an Apple-approved app, while other licensees intend to offer the product via their website’s live casino lobby.

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