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ICE Totally Gaming: review of the 2nd day

February 9, 2017
3 min

Slotegrator continues keeping an eye on ICE Totally Gaming, one of the major gambling events of 2017, held in London conference center ExCeL. The general vibe of the event is fun, lively, accompanied by pleasant music, free drinks; the guests are constantly awarded with prizes, while speakers keep presenting their revolutionary products.

Gaming systems

The surprising number of gimmicks recently presented at ICE by the leading gambling providers stand out due to their unique qualities and innovative approaches.

For instance, IGT presented another brand new slot called The Voice. It’s already the second game presented by this very provider at ICE. Previously, the developer announced about its revolutionary development of cardless connection, enabling to store all gambling information in a cell phone.

The lottery and gaming provider Intralot presented a series of new products for the lottery sector. The company is famous for its revolutionary technologies aimed at lottery markets. Intralot provides control, accounting and distribution systems for lotteries, caters hardware for scratch games, assures product management system functioning and related services. This lottery provider has a long-standing partnership with IGT.

TCSJOHNHUXLEY provider introduced a new gambling terminal called Qorex. Apart from this, the company became an exclusive project designer for Evolution Gaming. The said provider has recently launched a game with a live Wheel of Fortune called Dream Catcher Lucky Wheel. This live casino slot enables gamblers to win a thousand times more compared to the initial bet and dive into the adventurous atmosphere of the gambling world.

The developer Microgaming has announced about the release of its new slot The Phantom of the Opera. The plot of the game is completely based on Andrew Lloyd’s musical “The Phantom of the Opera”. In terms of development of the new product Microgaming is going to collaborate with the development group called Really Useful. Additionally, it is going to collaborate with NetEnt. The company has already made a preview of the upcoming game Emojiplanet, which is a byproduct of a collaborative work with Global Merchandising Services & The emoji Company. The gimmick is going to be released in August.

The developer of the digital solutions is going to sign a deal with the company 20th Century Fox Consumer Products in order to get a license for the franchise of “Planet of the Apes” online casino. Collaboration covers a franchise for various products including the original movie, released in 1968.

Virtual Reality Technology

Raf Keustermans, the Director General of Social Gaming at the Plumbee casino, urged the operators not to rush with investments in VR-devices as a part of his report at ICE VOX. The expert said that it is enough to purchase multiple sets of units to observe how they are good and fit for use

Keustermans noted that a technological development and unprecedented level-up of the specific market must not be ignored, but it is not worth of going all the human resources of the company out to the VR development.

MGA expands license limitations

The representative of Malta's gaming regulator, Ivan Fayletti, announced a release of a new license by the Controlled Skill Games License. The resolution is intended for operators offering skill games. The license extends to fantasy sports and can be used in any country of the European Union, where this type falls within the existing legal regulations of the state.

According to Ivan Fayletti, issue of a new permit is part of a strategy to enhance the capacity of the Maltese gambling market. The speaker said that Malta has ambitious plans to develop the gambling industry and intends to support the local gaming operators. By the same, the organizations must act within the limits of legislation and does not violate the legislative provisions of Malta.

Note: today, 9th of February, is the last day of ICE Totally Gaming. Subscribe to our Slotegrator news feed and tomorrow you will find the latest news from the gaming world within the framework of the third day of the ICE.

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