Michael Lawson

John Hagan: “Responsible Gambling Week is the biggest ever national conversation with our customers”

John Hagan, Chairman of the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling, looks ahead to the second annual Responsible Gambling Week, kicking off at the start of next month. Responsible Gambling Week is taking place from November 1-7th and is an industry-wide event supported by every gambling sector. The event is in its second year and this year it is taking place …

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Winning Post – Online regulation: Mispricing access?

This week one of each of the three categories of online gaming licences in Pennsylvania became available as Rivers Casino withdrew its applications (slots, table and poker); these can be added to seven further licences still unclaimed, applications for which close at the end of the month. So far, therefore, only 74% of the available supply in PA has been …

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Polish student crowned world’s top tipster by bettingexpert.com

Sports betting affiliate site bettingexpert.com has awarded the title of world’s top tipster to Tomasz Galganski, after the 20-year-old Polish student made an astounding 5780 correct predictions in the last two years, an average of eight correct tips per day. Studying results from professional football teams across the globe, investing over five hours of research a day in to predicting …

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6 of the Best – The Isle of Man Government’s Tony Jones

This week’s edition of ‘6 of the Best’ comes from the Isle of Man’s eGaming Higher Executive Officer and long-suffering Ayr United fan Tony Jones. Read on to find out about historic derby victories for The Honest Men, being mugged in Bolivia and ‘messed up’ Rob Zombie flicks. Best Holiday In 2011 and 2012 I was fortunate to go on …

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GiG receives Information Security Management System accolade

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has been awarded the coveted ISO 27001:2013 certification, recognising recent improvements to its Information Security Management System (ISMS). The award covers development, infrastructure, network configuration and associated product operations for gaming services hosted on the GiG Core platform. This accreditation means that GiG is offering its clients and players the highest specification of information security available. …

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Betway strengthens Belgian presence with Croky Cup extension

Betway has signed a three-year extension to remain as the sponsor of the Croky Cup, Belgium’s most prestigious knockout football competition. SV Zulte Waregem (2017) and Standard de Liège (2018) lifted the trophy in Betway’s opening two years of sponsorship, and the leading online bookmaker will now remain as the tournament’s official betting partner up to and including the 2020-21 …

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Tempobet renews Barça and Real advertising deal

Tempobet has renewed its agreement to advertise at both Real Madrid and Barcelona away league fixtures throughout the 2018-19 season. The agreement will see the operator feature on the pitch-side LED boards on television broadcasts outside Spain, throughout Europe and Latin America. Their branding will be displayed in-game during 34 fixtures, excluding both El Clásico fixtures between the two and …

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GiG offers Pay n Play to boost UX and compliance

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) is now offering an instant registration and payment option for its operators using Trustly’s Pay N Play system. The system allows players to optionally register and pay through their online banking accounts in Sweden and Finland, with Germany soon to be offered. The simple system will allow GiG’s customers to further boost acquisition, build loyalty and …

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Football aficionado Balague takes up role with Football Index

High-profile football pundit, author and journalist Guillem Balague has joined Football Index as a brand ambassador for the football trading platform. Balague will host trader events and produce regular, exclusive blogs and videos for the platform, which gives users the ability to buy, sell and build a portfolio of players. It is hoped that Football Index’s collaboration with Balague will …

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CashBet appoints new president to spearhead development of crypto offering

Igaming platform provider CashBet has moved to bolster its senior team by installing advisory board member Ed Brennan as company president. Brennan will lead CashBet in the next period of its development, following one of the world’s largest casino gaming ICOs, with the goal of establishing it as the leading blockchain-powered platform. He brings a wealth of experience to the …

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