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EEG launches Fiksukasino to make Finnish debut

Esports focused betting operator Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has announced plans to make its debut in the Finnish gaming market, launching its Fiksukasino pay and play casino brand. Nasdaq-listed EEG has detailed that its pay and concept will enable safe and reliable play without delay, putting the Fiksukasino brand ‘in pole position when it comes to traffic sources and scaling …

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GiG bolsters sales oversight by promoting Martin Collins

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has strengthened the leadership of its sales, business development and marketing operations, appointing Martin Collins as its new Director of Sales and Business Development. Collins new position will see him oversee the sales, business development and marketing teams at GiG in order to ‘better align’ the igaming platform services and marketing provider’s as part of a …

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EC rejects call to reform Expert Group on Gambling  

The European Commission (EC) will not support the re-establishment of an ‘Expert Group on Online Gambling’ – a cross member state collaborative body supported by 14 regulatory agencies. This morning, the Netherlands regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) published the EC’s response to a letter sent by KSA Chairman Rene Jansen on behalf of European regulators requesting to reinstate the group which had …

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Saxony-Anhalt appoints Anne Poggemann as first officer of German Gambling’s supervisory unit 

The Bundesländer of Saxony-Anhalt has confirmed the appointment of Anne Poggemann as the first officer of ‘Glücksspielaufsicht’ – German gambling’s new supervisory authority.  Last year, the state of Saxony-Anhalt was awarded the rights to house German gambling’s first federal supervisory unit, upholding the licensing duties, market standards and compliance obligations of the Fourth Interstate Treaty (GlüNeuRStv) regime. Germany’s re-regulated gambling …

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Playtech records strong B2B growth riding on calmer global tides

Playtech Plc has maintained confidence in delivering on its full-year financial targets and corporate objectives, as the FTSE250 technology group secures a series of positive outcomes during the first-half of 2021 trading.  Updating investors, Playtech outlined that group performance was in-line with expectations since the last trading update published on 26 May 2021, as the group cites ‘very strong online …

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Belgian justice minister calls for drastic Decree reforms of gambling protections 

Belgium’s Council of Ministers will revise a series of gambling safeguards and new industry proposals put forward by Justice Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne.  Last Friday, the Berlaymont Assembly approved Van Quickenborne’s proposed draft amendments to Belgium’s ‘Royal Decree on Games of Chance and the Protection of Players’ (1999). Van Quickenborne had recommended that ministers amend the …

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EGBA cites industry progress on safer gambling duties

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has reported that its members are “significantly stepping up their safer gambling efforts” towards their customers, including the greater deployment of tools and increased communications to promote safer gambling. The comments come in the group’s Sustainability Report 2020/21, which aims to support accountability, transparency and reinforce a strong culture of safer gambling in Europe’s online …

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EvenBet deal delivers poker boost for Pronet Gaming partners

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Pronet Gaming will provide its partner operators with more than 30 different variations of poker, having added EvenBet Gaming’s poker solution to its igaming platform. The deal will also give Pronet access to 24/7 support from EvenBet, API integration and omnichannel solutions, as well as SSL and monthly updates. It also offers Pronet Gaming’s clients the flexibility to choose to …

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EGBA backs creation of new  European AML Rulebook

The European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) will develop new sector-specific guidelines to help online gambling companies comply with the European Union’s new anti-money laundering rulebook.   The directive follows the European Commission (EC) being granted approval to update the EU’s financial regulations, standards and safeguards set by the EU AML Directive.  Presenting its ‘most ambitious package of measures’ the EC …

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