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Flutter moves ahead with M&A strategy as Tombola acquisition completed

Flutter Entertainment has announced the finalised acquisition of Tombola, as it completes its second major takeover in as many months to continue its M&A focus into 2022. Detailing its ambitions following the merger, the FTSE100 gambling group has emphasised that Tombola will deliver ‘key strategic advantages’ as part of its wider portfolio of brands, in particularly diversifying its products. Additionally, …

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Parliament forms research group on crypto and digital assets policy 

Parliament has established ‘The Crypto and Digital Assets Group‘ to examine the policy and regulation of the Crypto sector within UK business.  The cross-party group will be chaired by SNP member Lisa Cameron (MP for East Kilbride) that will serve as a forum for parliamentarians to be informed and debate on innovations, policy and the future challenges brought by the …

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Betby to provide solution to Hero Gaming in global deal

An international agreement will see Betby supply Hero Gaming with its full solution across a number of jurisdictions, with a focus on ‘key emerging markets’. Under the terms of the partnership, Betby will provide the firm with its full AI-powered end-to-end sportsbook solution, covering 900,000 live events a year, as well as its Betby Games suite of esports titles. An …

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Spain moves to unify fragmented Problem Gambling networks

Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs has launched a public consultation seeking guidance on its objective to overhaul the structure of Spain’s current problem gambling treatment support network, operating across the nation’s 17 autonomous communities.  Launched on 4 January, the consultation forms part of the Ministry’s ongoing ‘Decree Project’ that aims to establish new safer gambling laws that will be adopted …

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Evolution strengthens UK presence after securing Ezugi entry

Live casino provider Ezugi has secured its entry into the British market, operating under the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) licence of its parent company, Evolution Gaming. The brand, which has been part of Evolution since 2018, will hold UKGC, games, studio and security accreditations, with 11 of its games identified as being ‘most in-demand’ fully certified for launch.  Lauding the …

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Graphyte and Bannerflow launch Retarget joint venture

Identifying a gap in the delivery of personalised display content, AI-led personalisation platform Graphyte and igaming display advertising platform Bannerflow have announced a new joint venture.  The new project, Retarget, will function as a real-time personalised display retargeting platform, providing personalised display content across third party channels and publishers. By launching the solution, the duo aim to offer operators the …

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Pragmatic Play appoints new COO to assist with 2022 expansion plans

Detailing an ambition to continue driving growth across its international business throughout the coming year, Pragmatic Play has announced the appointment of a new Chief Operating Officer.  Taking on the position at the igaming content provider is Irina Cornides, as the company aims to maintain its current commercial course of delivering its multi-product portfolio of Live Casino and Bingo games …

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GeoComply appoints Sarafina Wolde as Global Markets lead 

GeoComply has moved to strengthen its commercial and business development strategy by appointing Sarafina Wolde Gabriel as Senior Director of Global Markets.  The affiliate marketing figurehead confirmed via Linkedin that she had ended her 18-year tenure as an executive of Income Access, choosing to join the leadership team of the igaming fraud prevention and IP-security solutions provider. The appointment follows …

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Christian Madlindl: Maintaining confidence in German poker and sports betting in 2022

As the new year commences, developments across a range of European countries will be under the spotlight, including the UK, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany. Halfway through last year, the 16 federal states of Germany ratified the GlüNeuRStv – the Fourth Interstate Treaty on Gambling – introducing new regulatory requirements on the country’s betting and igaming industry.  Under the terms …

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