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GambleAware urges UK Finance to get strict on Gambling Blockers

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GambleAware has this morning published insights from research it commissioned on public uptake and effectiveness of bank card ‘gambling blockers’. The charity sanctioned researchers from the University of Bristol’s ‘Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC)‘ to evaluate the effectiveness of blockers and its potential as a tool to prevent gambling harms. The PFRC’s research estimated that at present 60% of UK …

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UKGC reviews VIP interaction with new consultation

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched a consultation which will review the rules and procedures that are in place for licensed gambling operators when engaging with high-value customers (HVC) and VIP players.  In launching the review, the Commission said it recognised the exceptional commercial value that VIP customers hold for licensees and the ‘preferential service’ high-value customers receive from …

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Fast Track hires Dan Morrison as commercial lead

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Fast Track has announced that Dan Morrison is joining the team as Commercial Director to spearhead the player engagement platform provider’s ambitious growth plans.  Fast Track has experienced significant success since launching its player engagement platform in 2019. The team has grown from 18 to 30 people over the last 18 months. The company is now making the transition from …

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EveryMatrix ups CasinoEngine gamification tools with CompetitionLabs

EveryMatrix will boost its player engagement dynamics by launching CompetitionLabs gamification solutions across its CasinoEngine platform.   The partnership will see EveryMatrix make CompetitionLabs’ gamification components (tournaments, challenges, leaderboards and missions) available to CasinoEngine clients.  In an update to partners, EveryMatrix underlined the ‘positive effects’ of gamification components in improving player engagement and loyalty beyond standardised bonus incentives.  Stian Enger Pettersen, …

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Highlight Games goes live with MaxBet

London-based video virtual sports specialist Highlight Games has continued to strengthen its portfolio of partnerships after agreeing to supply its video virtual sports products to MaxBet Entertainment Group. Under the agreement, Highlight Games will supply English and Italian league versions of its Soccerbet product, in addition to its NBA Last 60 for MaxBet’s online channels in Romania and Belarus. “I’m …

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FCA suspends all Wirecard UK transactions and services

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has enforced a number of restrictions on embattled Wirecard AG, following the digital payment processing firm’s decision to file for insolvency in its home market of Germany. Issuing a regulatory notice, the FCA stated that Wirecard UK can no longer carry any regulated market activities. Furthermore, the financial services regulatory body underlined that Wirecard …

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BetVictor boosts casino portfolio with EveryMatrix’s CasinoEngine

BetVictor will expand its online casino inventory, integrating EveryMatrix‘s CasinoEngine platform as its lead gaming platform and content API provider. The partnership will allow Gibraltar-based BetVictor to expand its games portfolio offering RedTiger content through CasinoEngine’s APIs. The switch involves the use of a single integration in BetVictor’s front-end, wallet and platform, therefore gaining access to RedTiger’s network jackpots. “Great …

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AsianBGE launches live instant win channel with Pin Projekt

AsianBGE, the operating company of Dafabet, will launch a new 24/7 live lotto instant win channel in partnership with interactive games supplier Pin Projekt. The live lotto instant win vertical will be streamed across AsianBGE’s flagship property Dafabet and subsidiary sportsbook brand Nextbet. The partnership will see Pin Projekt significantly bolster AsianBGE brands’ interactive gaming capacities, providing over 2,000 daily …

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Evolution Gaming tables ‘game changing’ €1.8bn buyout of NetEnt 

The board of NetEnt AB has confirmed that it has accepted an SEK 19.6bn (€1.8bn) acquisition offer put forward by Evolution Gaming AB.  The offer, priced at SEK 79.93 (€7) per share, will see Evolution move to acquire 90% of NetEnt’s corporate shareholding. Evolution’s intended offer represents a premium of 43% on NetEnt’s closing SEK 56.10 share price on the …

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Highlight Games goes global with ComeOn deal

Virtual sports studio Highlight Games has secured a new global agreement with ComeOn Group to supply its Soccerbet, NBA Last 60 and IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship products. The agreement will see Highlight Games supply the products across ComeOn Group’s mobile and online verticals. Nick Gardiner, Director, Highlight Games, said: “Highlight Games is delighted to announce this deal with ComeOn …

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