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ESA Gaming debuts Goal Mine title

ESA Gaming has strengthened its games portfolio after confirming the release of its latest football-themed EasySwipe title, Goal Mine. Goal Mine, which has been inspired by computer classic Minesweeper, will ‘challenge players to race across the pitch for a chance at goal’. Zorica Smallwood, CEO at ESA Gaming, said: “The upcoming launch of Goal Mine is something we are very …

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BGC members commit to new design code on game safeties

Maintaining the industry’s commitment to upholding safer gambling standards across all online gambling disciplines, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has unveiled its ‘new code conduct for the design of online games’. Last Spring, the BGC announced that its members would address concerns on ‘intensive slots and game designs’ as part of the industry’s ‘new action plan’ which had seen …

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Buenos Aires widens scope for City online gambling licenses 

Argentine gambling developments have seen the City Legislature of Buenos Aires approve a series of amendments to its planned online gambling framework, allowing BA-licensed land-based gambling incumbents to participate in its licensing tender. BA’s City Legislature continues to debate final amendments for the launch of its online gambling marketplace, which received its formative approval last February prior to the COVID-19 …

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Tipwin advances ‘Germany 2021’ strategy with GiG casino and data upgrades  

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has continued its ‘B2B drive’ after announcing that it has secured a multi-services agreement with Tipwin Ltd to serve as the DACH region operator’s lead casino platform and data intelligence provider.  Updating the market, GiG confirmed that it has signed a ‘minimum contract term of three years’, in which it will provide Tipwin’s new online casino …

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Paf lowers player loss limits to €20,000

For a third straight year, Åland Islands-based gaming operator Paf has confirmed that it will lower its annual player loss limit by a further €5,000 to €20,000.  Paf governance has carried its customer care directive for a third year, underlining the firm’s commitment to leading the online gambling industry for social responsibility standards and safeguards. In 2018, the Paf leadership …

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DCMS undertakes consultation on loot boxes

The Department of Digital Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a call for evidence on the impact of loot boxes in video games in a bid to examine rising concerns that they may encourage problem gambling or compulsive habits. The call for evidence will gather opinions from both players and their parents or guardians in addition to ‘rigorous, high …

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EveryMatrix relaunches BonusEngine as ‘central hub’ for operator incentives  

EveryMatrix has announced the relaunch of its ‘BonusEngine’ software solution, which will optimise reward and incentive mechanisms for casino and sports betting operators. Upgrading all critical software components, EveryMatrix stated that it has optimised BonusEngine to become the central hub for operators’ management of reward incentives to maximise player acquisition, retention and engagement opportunities. Furthermore, the new BonusEngine will offer …

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Tobias Fagerlund ends Global Gaming CEO tenure

Tobias Fagerlund, CEO of Global Gaming 555, has confirmed that he will step down from his position ‘with immediate effect’. The resignation comes as the online gambling operator enters a ‘new phase’ which requires its leadership to operate from Estonia and Malta, where its operating units are located. Fagerlund was appointed as the acting CEO of Global Gaming in April …

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BtoBet and Aspire: Mixing emerging market strength with mature market clout

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BtoBet‘s acquisition by Aspire Global was an “ideal match” for both companies, who have found a mutual balance in each other to achieve their goals. That was the view of BtoBet founder Alessandro Fried, who explained that his company has gained a partner to quickly reach markets missing from its global footprint, while Aspire has filled an important gap for …

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Growth hungry Paysafe appoints Izzy Dawood as Group CFO

Paysafe Group has confirmed the inbound appointment of Ismail ‘Izzy’ Dawood as new Group CFO, who will join the firm’s executive leadership team on 28 September, replacing outgoing incumbent Peter Smith. A 25-year financial services executive, Dawood joins Paysafe from North American credit score software and systems provider Branch International where he formerly served as CFO from 2019 to 2020. …

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