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ANJ promises to overhaul France’s gambling protections

L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), France’s unified gambling regulator, has marked its intentions to overhaul public policies and consumer protections related to minimising ‘excessive gambling and improving the protection of minors’. During December, the ANJ published its first ‘cooperative framework’ outlining the objectives it seeks to achieve on safer gambling as the new regulatory agency of the French gaming industry.  …

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SoftSwiss Anti-Fraud Service saves over €10 million in 2020

SoftSwiss Anti-Fraud Service saves over €10 million in 2020

SoftSwiss has supported its partners in combatting security threats throughout 2020, with its anti-fraud and security checks service saving clients €10 million over the year. The service allows clients to carry out bonus abuse checks, block duplicate player accounts, carry out investigations into potential collusions as well as preventing ‘other abusive behaviour’. Vitali Matsukevich, Head of B2C at SoftSwiss, said: …

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Incentive Games boosts Virgin Bet’s player engagement with new game

Incentive Games boosts Virgin Bet’s player engagement

Virgin Bet, in collaboration with Incentive Games, has launched a new customer acquisition game which it hopes will ‘raise the bar’ for player engagement. The new title, Virgin Bet Fives, gives players the chance to build a five-man football team over the course of a week, and win cash when their players score goals.  Ric Leask, Marketing Director at Virgin …

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CasinoBeats Summit and Malta’s Spring iGaming Week move to May 2021

CasinoBeats Summit 2021

The CasinoBeats Summit 2021 conference and exhibition in Malta has been moved to the new dates of 18-20 May and will now run in an integrated live and online format. CasinoBeats Summit is part of the Spring iGaming Week (SIW2021) programme of high-level industry business and networking events, set to be delivered jointly by SBC Events, KPMG Malta and GamingMalta. …

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Highlight Games takes Soccerbet live with Jennings bet

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Highlight Games has announced that its Soccerbet video virtual football product will go live in all Jennings Bet retail venues across the UK. The Soccerbet product features archive football from various Premier League teams and players, including current giants Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. Highlight Games co-CEO Nick Gardiner said: “I’m delighted to announce that …

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SG offers Highlight Games content via OpenArena

SG offers Highlight Games content via OpenArena

Scientific Games (SG) has agreed to distribute video virtual sports and instant win products from Highlight Games via its OpenArena platform. Through the agreement, games including NBA Last 60, NBA Winning Hoops, IIHF World Championships Ice Hockey as well as English, Italian variants of Highlight Games’ Soccerbet product will be made available to SG’s network of clients. “Scientific Games prides …

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European Lotteries unites with WoTA and ECA to target illegal gambling

The European Lotteries (EL), World Tote Association (WoTA) and European Casinos Association (ECA) have joined forces to fight illegal gambling in Europe. All three bodies have welcomed the European Commission’s Digital Services Act, which it intends to use to modernise the rules applicable to the online gambling environment. The Act aims to introduce a notice-and-action mechanism that will enable all …

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Ian Freeman appointed Chief Revenue Officer at FSB

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Online sportsbook and iGaming supplier FSB has welcomed Ian Freeman to its senior management team as its new Chief Revenue Officer. As Chief Revenue Officer he will report directly to CEO Dave McDowell at the firm’s London office, and will be responsible for developing its sales and business development teams as well as creating and deploying business critical strategies. FSB …

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BMM Testlabs appoints Navin Goel as COO 

BMM Testlabs, a gaming testing laboratory and product certification consultancy, has confirmed the appointment of Navin Goel as its new Chief Operations Officer (COO).  Goel will join BMM’s executive leadership team from Aristocrat Technologies Inc, where he formally led the firm’s global tech support operations for all casino management and distribution units as the company’s Senior Vice President of Technology.  …

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Swedish market inquiry recommends toughest advertising and software controls

The Swedish Government has published the recommendations of the ‘Gambling Market Inquiry’ (‘Spelmarknadsutredningen’) related to further regulatory requirements governing Sweden’s re-regulated marketplace. The inquiry had been originally commissioned by former civil affairs minister Ardalan Shekarabi in the summer of 2018, as a requisite to Sweden launching its online gambling marketplace at the start of 2019, after which an independent inspectorate …

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