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news in brief may 2Multi-platform technology provider International Game Technology (IGT) will provide all of their online casino games to Groupe Circus as part of an agreement to enter the Belgian online gambling industry. The games will be offered via Groupe Circus’ Casino de Spa brand via the Casino777.be domain with branded content based on Star Trek, Monopoly, and Da Vinci Diamonds amongst the titles in the porfolio. Robert Melendres, executive VP of emerging business at IGT, said that it “strengthens” their position “as the partner of choice for regulated markets”.

Fertitta Entertainment’s Nevada-licensed online poker brand Ultimate Gaming has signed a marketing agreement with Montreal affiliate company Income Access. The deal will allow Ultimate Gaming to manage a number of different channels, brands, products and verticals all in one place using Income Access software solution. Joe Versaci, CMO at Ultimate Gaming, said that he was “very pleased “ to be working with the software that is “renowned” for its “tracking capabilities, communication features, and marketing tools”.

Casino software supplier Microgaming is readying two brand new games for release next month. Starlight Kiss and Jason and the Golden Fleece are both five-reel slots that both offer players slightly differing experiences. Both will be available on the company’s Viper and Flash platforms.

Italian operator Neomobile has released a new mobile slots game via their Casino Planet brand. ‘Il Regno di Poseidone’ (The Kingdom of Poseidon) is the first product to come from an agreement they have with Probability-owned software provider Playyoo. eGR also report that Casino Planet is aiming to release 10 smartphone slots by April.

Mobile specialist Probability has also announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer. Qurban Hussain will join up with his new company on Apr. 2 and it follows a career that has seen him work in advanced roles at Betfair and on the online field at William Hill.

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