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GamCare launches campus focused Big Deal campaign 

GamCare has launched it’s Big Deal’ campaign, advising university students of the risks of problem gambling and the support networks available to help those concerned with gambling harms.  Big Deal has been launched as university students return to campus, following the disruption of 2020 and 2021’s COVID-19’s lockdown on student life. The youth campaign has been designed on the recommendations …

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Better Collective agrees on $12m incentive plan to retain Action Network talent

Better Collective AS has disclosed a new management incentive plan related to its acquisition of US media subsidiary Action Network. Last May, Stockholm-listed Better Collective closed its biggest M&A transaction to date by agreeing a $240 million deal to acquire Action Network – significantly bolstering the publisher’s US media presence. Better Collective’s Remuneration Committee has agreed terms on a management …

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Betpoint rebrands to PressEnter as new leadership aims for tier-1 status 

Betpoint Group has rebranded its business identity to ‘PressEnter Group’, in a move to better reflect its enlarged organisation and the ambitions of its challenger brands across all igaming verticals.  The Malta-based operator detailed that a rebrand was necessary to reflect the company’s ‘new journey and strategic objectives’, having broadened its brand portfolio from one-to-six online casinos. The PressEnter portfolio …

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Parimatch leads Ukraine contingent at Web Summit

Leading CIS markets betting group Parimatch Tech will headline the ‘Ukraine Pavilion’ at Web Summit 2021 (1-4 November, Lisbon), the world’s biggest tech start-up, venture capital and innovation conference.  The pavilion has been organised to promote opportunities within Ukraine’s fast-growth tech scene which maintains over 5,000 IT companies and a talented workforce employing over 250,000 software developers. The Web Summit …

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Sisal sets 2030 target to be 0% on equality, CO2 and problem gambling

Sisal SPA has published its 12th Sustainability Report outlining its short, medium and long-term commitments to achieving its 2030 CSR objectives. The operator of Italy’s SuperEnalotto lottery aims to be global gaming’s first ‘zero problematic players, zero gender pay gap and zero CO2 emissions’ company by 2030. Spearheading its 2030 vision, Sisal has established four working pillars focused on its …

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William Hill seeks new International MD as Patrick Jonker exits transformed business

William Hill has confirmed that Patrick Jonker has departed the company, having chosen to end his tenure as International Managing Director of the heritage betting group. Jonker departs on mutual terms as William Hill’s UK and European units are due to be merged with 888 Holdings – completing the £2.2 billion divestment agreed by Caesars Entertainment and 888 last month. …

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KSA launches consultation on problem gambling data 

As the Dutch market opens up from today, Mindway AI will support its customers across the Netherlands by rolling out its responsible gambling solutions.

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority, has launched a consultation to gather insights on how operator data should be collated and interpreted to help combat gambling addiction.    Under the terms of the KOA regime, which launched the Netherlands regulated online gambling marketplace on 1 October, all licensed operators are ‘obliged to systematically register and analyse data relating to the …

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Betsson secures Peru top spot by completing $25m Inkabet takeover 

Betsson AB has completed its ‘strategically important’ acquisition of market-leading Peruvian operator Inkabet for $25 million.  This morning, the Stockholm-listed online gambling group confirmed that it had finalised all necessary requirements to acquire Inkabet’s B2C online business – bringing a close to a deal that had been brokered last August. Under the terms of the acquisition, Betsson has agreed to …

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Codere Online maintains growth momentum as SPAC IPO approaches

Codere Online has reported strong revenue trends in key global markets, after the online sports betting and igaming firm documented its second quarter performance after entering into a business combination agreement with DD3 Acquisition Corp. The online gaming subsidiary of casino operator Codere Group entered into the deal with the publicly traded special purpose acquisition company in June. The transaction, valued …

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Amy Howe takes leadership of FanDuel as new CEO

Flutter Entertainment Plc has confirmed the promotion of Amy Howe as Chief Executive of its flagship US subsidiary, FanDuel. Having previously served as the Global COO of Ticketmaster, Howe joined FanDuel in February 2021 as President where she was charged with leading the company’s commercial strategy across all core business segments and products. The appointment sees Flutter complete its three-month …

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