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In blockchain we trust: why the leading online-casinos adopt ‘trustless’ RNGs



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The revolution was not evident at first, but the blockchain technology is rapidly finding critical applications beyond cryptocurrency. Two industries that have been in dire need of innovation are the gaming and gambling industry. Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies have been able to connect with both sectors at a deeper level tackling a long-daunting problem – transparency of a transactions.

One of the most significant challenges associated with traditional online casinos is that essential data, such as gaming results, winnings, payouts, and more info, is deliberately kept away or partially concealed from public scrutiny. Due to this fact, lots of users have lost faith in the industry and have shifted to casual gaming or other opportunities. The integration of blockchain technology is expected to solve these frictions that the online casino community has been facing since the gambling business was introduced to the internet.

However, why is the blockchain technology an A-list topic? For consumers, it adds a layer of trust because it promotes a way of allowing interaction without intermediaries. As an auditable and verifiable data storage system, it can record players’ moves while ensuring that the data is protected yet valid on an open ledger. For developers and entrepreneurs registering every movement of the players automatically opens up a whole new world of possibilities.

Casinos looking into implementing the blockchain gambling are an entirely new breed of online businesses which are fully decentralized, with no third-party verifying transactions. Thus, it enables a fair and transparent system for the online casino industry which could trigger getting back the old users and potentially foster the expansion of a new clients network. Implementing blockchain technology is a need of the time as users want to know the game is fair and they have a legitimate chance to win.

One of the industry leaders, BitStarz, is already using the Provably Fair System, which is a perk of implementing blockchain technology inside casino operations. SP8DE offers the ready-made solution, so businesses do not need to waste more time and resources investing in its development as it comes in a package that is easy to enact and at an affordable cost.

Yet, the major issue with the industry is the lack of trust with the random number generator (RNG). This represents a crucial aspect of ensuring the fairness of the game. A significant drawback of the industry is that users believe the numbers are not randomly generated which consequently led to widening the gap between the business and its consumers.

Blockchain developers have been looking into various breakthroughs to this problem, and there are not lots of projects which came up with a viable solution. A decentralized RNG is a Provably Fair system because part of the hash is generated by the client’s side and part by the node. The computation process becomes complex and difficult to hack or set to hack. This way, by adding more variables to the creation of the random numbers, SP8DE’s platform can easily generate millions of random numbers that could cover the needs of the industry and the providers.

The team developed a protocol that is combining off-chain and on-chain RNGs which can be easy to implement not just for casino providers, but for other industries as well such as gaming and many others. The numbers are generated on a blockchain network which makes it impossible to corrupt any transaction, thus ensuring the transparency and fairness that casino business needs to survive. SP8DE believes that RNG is more than just a set of random numbers as they are pioneering a platform that sells trust in times when innovation is the answer.

In the end, we need to see technology as an incremental process. The Internet had casinos connected to the full world, but the technological advancements stagnated ever since. Blockchain represents the revolution for many industries, and especially for the casino one. It reiterates the need for building systems that can ensure trust, transparency, and safety of transactions and information.

Source: Latest News on European Gaming Media Network

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Caesars becomes the official casino for the NFL



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Caesars Entertainment signed on as the official casino for the National Football League (NFL). But the deal has some significant shortcomings, so its value is much less than the rest of the jewels snagged by MGM Resorts , which has partnered with professional baseball, basketball, and hockey.

The deal between Caesars and the NFL gives it some opportunities, but because the football league cannot get past its opposition to sports gambling generally, it diminishes the potential.

Starting with the 2019 NFL playoffs, Caesars will have the right to use NFL trademarks, like the logo and the words “Super Bowl,” to promote its casinos and properties here and abroad to create “unique experiences” for fans.

The agreement only names Caesar’s the league’s official casino and specifically excludes sports betting, daily fantasy football leagues, and non-casino hotels and resorts. As a result, Caesar’s cannot use NFL trademarks to promote its sportsbooks. Since sports betting — and arguably fantasy football, too — are where the real potential is, Caesars is basically just getting the chance to advertise its casinos at games and related events.

Caesars’ deal is much less than what MGM Resorts has secured through its agreements with the other sports leagues. They allow MGM to use official league branding with both its casinos and its digital sports-betting operations.


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Rank Group appoints Tang Hong Cheong as non-executive director



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The Malaysian executive, Tang Hong Cheong has been appointed as a non-executive director at UK gambling operator Rank Group Plc.

He served as President and CEO of Asian firm Guoco Group since 2016. Tang Hong Cheong has also worked as Chief Executive of Malaysian investment conglomerate Hong Leong Group. His expertise as a C-level executive includes corporate financing, risk management, transformation projects and strategic planning.

“I am pleased to welcome Hong Cheong to the Rank board. Hong Cheong has been working with the management of Rank since 2010 and has a broad understanding of the operational, financial and business aspects of the Company,” Rank Group Plc chairman Ian Burke said. He added: “With Hong Cheong joining the board, he will be able to further enhance the communication between Rank and its major shareholder and, with his extensive commercial experience, be able to bring valuable contributions to the Rank board.”


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Delaware continued it’s strong performance in December



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Delaware shows another strong performance on legalised sports betting in December. An increase in stakes on its online gaming market pushed annual revenue for the sector up 8 per cent year-on-year.

Net proceeds from legal sports betting amounted to $2.2m last month, up from $1.1m in November. This was mainly down to players winning less in December, with the $13.6m.

Delaware Park remains the main source of sports betting income for Delaware, with revenue in December amounting to $1.5m, from handle of $10.8m. Since launching legal sports betting on June 24, Delaware has generated revenue of $8.9m in total, with punters staking $87.0m.

There is good news for Delaware’s struggling online gaming market after a strong performance in December helped push full-year revenue to $2.6m, up by 8 per cent on $2.4m in 2017.

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