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- Playtech powers industry-first RAY-win2day cross-border poker network
December 23, 2016
Major brands join forces to instantly double player base following government approval. London: December 2016 – RAY and win2day have signed a ground-breaking agreement to share cross-border poker liquidity on Playtech’s iPoker-powered network. In an industry-first, the respective Finnish and Austrian gaming brands will join forces to launch a joint...
- iPoker skins in Finland, Austria ink liquidity sharing deal
December 21, 2016
Two online poker skins on Playtech’s iPoker network have struck a deal to begin sharing player liquidity. In what’s being billed as a first for regulated European market operators, Finland’s RAY and Austria’s Win2Day have agreed to form a joint poker network allowing each site’s players to match poker wits...
- Finland merging three gaming monopolies into single state-owned entity
October 5, 2015
Finland is merging its three gaming monopolies into a single organization, while other betting firms are offering prop bets on who will lead the new mega-monopoly. Finland’s government Committee on Economic Policy recently announced that the country's existing three domestic gaming monopolies – Fintoto (horseracing), RAY (slots) and Veikkaus (lotteries...
- Finland’s RAY inks 20-year deal with Playtech; Casino Iveria adds NYX Gaming
February 6, 2015
Finland’s state-owned gaming operator Raha-Automaattiyhdistys (RAY) has finalized a 20-year contract extension with software supplier Playtech, the longest deal in each of their respective histories. RAY and Playtech have had a partnership since May 2010, with Ray enjoying a wide variety of Playtech’s slots games, including those featuring proprietary themes...
- Russia charges ex-Bingo Boom director; Ray kills Russia border casino plan
October 8, 2014
Russian prosecutors aren’t giving up hopes of convicting their former colleague Alexander Ignatenko on illegal gambling charges. Ignatenko’s attorney told the RAPSI news agency that investigators had given themselves until Nov. 28 to finish their probe into the former Moscow deputy prosecutor’s alleged illegal gambling operations. Ignatenko fled Russia following...
- Finland examining ways to protect local gambling monopolies
March 1, 2014
Finland is looking at ways of clamping down on unauthorized online gambling operators serving Finnish punters. This week, the government’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy announced the formation of a digital monitoring group to examine methods of eradicating unauthorized operators’ presence in the Finnish market. At present, Finnish gamblers don't...
Finland’s gaming monopoly’s sales fall on lottery disinterest
September 22, 2017
iPoker skins in Finland, Austria ink liquidity sharing deal
December 21, 2016