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IGT and MGA Games lead the way in Italy and Spain on SlotJava

SlotJava

International Game Technology (IGT) was one of the big winners at an online awards show hosted by igaming affiliate Infinileads SL, which was put on to recognise the most popular slot developers and slot titles across the company’s SlotJava brands in 2020. The prizes were determined by the total number of free plays across more than 1,700 slots from over …

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GambleAware pushes for flexibility on deposit limits following BIT study

GambleAware has backed new findings published by the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), urging for more operators to provide customers flexibility in setting their own deposit limits.  A BIT study, conducted on 1,700 bet365 customers, analysed whether behavioural tweaks on sign-up would impact customers’ playing habits, with a view to provide effective information on reducing player risks.  The trial set out …

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Igaming expansion sees Betting on Sports America evolve into SBC Summit North America

SBC Summit North America

Gambling industry event organiser SBC has announced that it is expanding its successful Betting on Sports America (BOSA) conference and exhibition to incorporate another fast-growing part of the US entertainment landscape – online gaming. Under the umbrella brand of SBC Summit North America, the new look event will still be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey, but …

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KSA confirms Dutch KOA delay on Dekker orders

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority, has confirmed that the regulated market launch of the ‘Dutch Online Gambling Act’ (KOA Act) will be delayed by one month until 1 October 2021.  The decision follows an intervention by Sander Dekker – the Dutch Minister for Legal Protections who has been tasked with overseeing the implementation of the KOA Act.   Yesterday, …

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Delasport bolsters finance team with Pasternack appointment

Pasternack

Delasport has added “fresh perspectives and new capabilities” to its leadership team through the appointment of new Chief Financial Officer Alon Pasternack. Pasternack, said Delasport, brings a wealth of experience in regulation and the iGaming industry, as well as strong qualifications from leading global finance organisations. As the new CFO, he will drive operational gains and steer Delasport’s growth strategy …

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HooYu launches new UX and UI suite for igaming onboarding 

HooYu, a specialist supplier of KYC and ID verification software for high-risk industries, has announced the launch of its new UI and UX tools tailored for igaming incumbents. The KYC developer’s new suite of UI and UX tools has been designed to ‘increase success rates at the point of sign-up and payout’, for industry incumbents operating across multiple jurisdictions. The …

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W2 releases first real time affordability solution for UK operators

affordability

W2 has launched a new real-time affordability check solution to support the needs of operators adapting to evolving compliance guidance from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). UKGC guidance requires licensees to put affordability at the heart of their safer gambling commitments for 2021, and will undoubtedly become a central focus in the Gambling Act review, particularly as so many fines …

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Money and rights section added to UKGC website

consultation

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched a new dedicated section on its website, informing the general public about understanding their rights and protections when participating in gambling. A new ‘Money and Rights’ section has been added to the GamblingCommission.gov.uk website hosted under the ‘Public and Players’ information category. The section offers detailed information on opening accounts, ID verification and …

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Highlight Games expands into Romanian market

Virtual video sports producer Highlight Games has expanded its international operations by securing a Romanian gaming licence. The Romanian Gambling Authority has awarded the firm a Class II gambling licence enabling it to launch its flagship Soccerbet and NBA Last 60 products, among other offerings. SOCCERBET and NBA Last 60 will be available in English, Turkish and Italian variants, and …

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CasinoBeats Slots Festival to showcase 2021’s hottest new games

CasinoBeats Slots Festival February 2021

The first CasinoBeats Slots Festival of 2021 is set to bring together a select audience of international operators and affiliates to play the latest titles from leading games developers and emerging studios. The day-long festival on 4 February will see the hottest new online slots showcased in a dedicated interactive environment that allows the industry’s key decision makers and influencers …

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