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Betclic Everest withdraws operations from Russia

Senior management at igaming operator Betclic Everest have announced that the operator will withdraw all of its igaming operations from targeting the Russian igaming market. The decision by the operator comes days after Betclic announced that it would no longer allow wagering and accept customer subscriptions from Belgium. Betclic Everest announced its decision following the Russian gaming authorities’ decision to …

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Denmark ISP blocks five igaming sites

The Danish Government and national Gaming Authority stiffened its stance on unregulated / unlicensed igaming operators targeting the Danish igaming market. The Danish Gaming Authority moved to ISP block five websites operating in the market without registered Danish licenses, the move to ISP block these websites was granted favor by Denmark’s law authorities. The igaming operators who have been punished …

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Pentasia announce new offices for London HQ & Dublin!

International Gaming Recruitment firm – Pentasia has Announce the opening of new offices in both London and Dublin. While the company has had offices in both locations for some time now, the relocation of both teams to expanded premises is another sign of the business’s continuing growth. Pentasia’s lead consultant in Ireland, Anthony Hennessy, is pleased with the move and …

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888 Holdings post strong Q1 2014 figures

888 Holdings announced a strong start to 2014, with the operator posting an 11% year on year increase for Q1 generated revenues to US$114m (£68m) up from $103 million Q1 2013 figures (£61 million) Total B2C revenue for the quarter rose to $97.8 million from $92 million  a year ago. Number of active paying customers at B2C Casino and Poker increased …

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Unibet & Relax Gaming launch two new apps

Swedish-listed igaming operator Unibet Plcand games development studio Relax Gaming continue to expand their strategic partnership  with the announcement of the  launch of two new igaming apps – The Unibet Poker app and slots app SpinCity. Both apps were approved by the relevant app stores and were  pushed live by the operator to the general public yesterday afternoon. The launch …

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Strong sports betting performance sees GVC Holdings profit double

Multinational gaming group – GVC Holdings, operators of igaming brands – Betboo, Casino Club and Sportingbet posted a strong 2013 performance. The company issued its audited results for its 2013 financial performance. 2013 highlights, saw the company post an increase in total revenues of 69% to €180.6 million (2012: €107.1 million). Revenue performance was further supported by a 148% year …

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Odobo partner with games developer Probability Jones

Odobo, the game developer program for the regulated real-money gambling industry, announces its latest developer partnership with game architects, Probability Jones. Beat the Croupier and Imperial 7’s will be the first of several games planned for release on Odobo by Probability Jones, a company that has established a reputation for developing original game concepts. Their titles retain the core appeal of traditional format …

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Philip Yea appointed as bwin.party chairman

Bwin.party announced the appointment of Philip Yea, former CEO of private equity and debt management financiers – 3i Group plc. Yea is set to replace Simon Duffy, who the operator had announced had stepped down from the position in a December trading update. Yes appointment as Chairman of the operator has been met with positive reaction. The Ft.com labelled the …

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SBC Interview – Jessica Ordovas de Ussia on Platform Independence

Team SBC catches up with Mediatech Solutions CEO – Jessica Ordovas de Ussia, to discuss igaming platforms integration, igaming operational trends and creating independent platforms. Jessica Ordovas de Ussia is founder and CEO of Mediatech Solutions. In 2009 she co-founded Mediatech which has grown to be market leader in online platforms in the gambling industry in Spain with 20% market …

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NetPlay TV Post Strong 2013 as net profits rise

NetPlay TV PLC owners of interactive gaming brands Jackpot247 and SuperCasino posted  strong 2013 performance which saw an 31% increase in net revenues to £28.5 million (2012 – £21.8 million) and EBITDA revenues increase  21% to £5.2 million (2012 – £4.3 million) Further positive results saw the operator lift its final dividend by 42% to 0.32 pence per share from …

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