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Nuvei US IPO secures $370m underwriting commitment

 Nuvei Corporation has upsized the offer of its US public listing to 3 million subordinate shares, that will be traded on the Global Nasdaq Exchange. On 4 October, the Montreal-based global payments group intended to place 1.5 million subordinated shares as its opening offer on the Nasdaq Exchange, filing its US IPO under the ticker ‘NVEI’.   However, prior to its …

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Holland Casino selects ‘KOA ready’ Nuvei as lead digital payments solution

Holland Casino has appointed Nuvei to lead the payment processing and player verification provisions of its fully-licensed online casino property, in line with the laws and standards of the KOA online gambling regime that launched on 1 October. Nuvei will provide the Netherlands’ state-owned casino operator with a payment processing and customer verification solution, fully customised to meet the KOA …

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LeoVegas moves to trade bonds on Nasdaq Stockholm

Finansinspektionen – the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority – has approved for LeoVegas AB to trade its bond placements on the Nasdaq Stockholm.  The online gambling group, registered on the Nasdaq Stockholm as ‘LEO’, has made the move in accordance with the terms of its senior unsecured bonds of SEK 500 million (€50m) secured in September 2021, under a framework of …

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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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Highlight Games partners with Endorphin Magine for new Croatian football products

Highlight Games partners with Endorphin Magine for new Croatian football products

Highlight Games Limited will strengthen its offering of Croatian football content after securing a new partnership with Endorphin Magine. Through the partnership, Highlight Games will exclusively license the use of archive footage from the last 15 seasons of the Croatian Prva HNL football league to create a suite of exclusive video virtual sports and instant win games. Steven Holmes, Co-CEO, …

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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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LeoVegas secures Danish licence extension until 2026

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s Gambling Authority, has renewed the operating licence of LeoVegas AB for a further five years, until 2026.  The extension will allow LeoVegas to continue operating its online casino and sportsbook brands for the regulated market of Denmark, which reformed its online gambling laws in 2018. LeoVegas has operated in the Danish market since 2016 and has since become …

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Esports Technologies acquires Aspire Global’s B2C division

Esports Technologies acquires Aspire Global’s B2C division

Esports Technologies Inc has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the B2C business of Aspire Global for an agreed valuation of $75.9 million. The US Nasdaq technology group will undertake its biggest M&A to date, agreeing to pay $58.3 cash for Aspire’s B2C portfolio, with the remainder of the transaction paid by a $11.7 million promissory note and $6 million …

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AiDP relaunches its All-Index survey tracking DEI dynamics in the aftermath of COVID-19

The All-in Diversity Project (AiDP) has relaunched its ‘All-Index’ survey to comprehensively track and measure the diversity, equality and inclusion make-up of the global gambling sector.  The survey returns following an 18-month hiatus, as gambling businesses adjusted to the unforeseen demands of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Accounting for drastic changes, AiDP noted that its third industry survey would report on …

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SharedPlay hires Cristina Turbatu as enterprise CTO

B2B SaaS provider for the real money gaming industry, SharedPlay, has “strategically” hired Cristina Turbatu as its new chief technology officer. Turbatu previously held the positions of team lead, software architect and senior software developer after five-plus years as head of innovation labs and marketplace for Playtech. Until recently, she also served as managing director for Girls in Tech Gibraltar – a not-for-profit organisation that promotes diversity …

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