Hills sign extension with DataCash; Paddy release iPhone specific update; NetEnt awards big jackpot

news-in-brief-may-21UK bookmaker William Hill has signed a deal with payments provider DataCash that will see the firm continue to provide online payments for the company’s customers. The deal sees DataCash power Hill’s eCommerce and MOTO payment solution for a further six years and Ajay Bhalla, President at DataCash, added: “The gaming industry requires specialised payment services that are reliable and scalable, and meet the specific needs of customers who have preferred payment options to enable a good experience. At DataCash we’re looking forward to continuing powering eCommerce and MOTO payments processing for William Hill to help it continue driving success and ensuring customer satisfaction.”

Irish bookie Paddy Power has released a new version of their games platform that has been tweaked specifically for the iPhone. The new native app will include over 30 of the company’s most popular games including 25 slots, five table games and four virtual sports streams. Commenting on the release, Isaac Ward, head of gaming at Paddy Power, said: “We’re really excited to release this great new app and are sure our customers will love how Paddy Power Games is now available natively on the iPhone. At Paddy Power, we’re all about delivering entertainment and, with the widest range of real money casino games available on the move and in one convenient place, gamers are going to have a lot of fun with our Games app.”

Casino game developer Net Entertainment has confirmed that a player on its Mega Fortune game hit the jackpot on Wednesday with €3.1million being paid out ot the Mr Green customer. The 31-year-old British man won the prize as a part of the one of the continent’s largest pooled casino and NetEnt Prez and CEO Per Eriksson added: The high liquidity that Net Entertainment’s progressive slots offer, results in rapid jackpot buildup, and this is a very good tool for operators to attract players. Net Entertainment congratulates the happy winner and Mr Green for this fantastic win, and we look forward to making many more millionaires in the future,”