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Danish operators reminded of their money laundering Act duties

Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s gambling authority has reminded licensed incumbents of their duties to report suspicious AML activities to FIU – Denmark’s Money Laundering Secretariat. The warning comes as FIU updates its ‘list of AML indicators’ that must be reported on by Danish licensed-or-registered businesses working within high-risk compliance sectors such as banking, trading, insurance and gambling. The compliance duties of Denmark’s …

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Continent 8 nets Microsoft Silver Partner status

Continent 8 Technologies has strengthened its cloud offering to operators and suppliers as it achieves Microsoft Silver Partner status for two competencies: Datacenter and Application Development. As part of the Microsoft Partnership Network programme, it allows for companies to undergo various tests and “close scrutiny” to deliver its software, solutions and support based on Microsoft technologies. To achieve this status, the company completed …

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Lovelace and Fast Track launch Greco risk engine platform

Lovelace Consultancy and Fast Track have announced the launch of the Greco platform, with the goal of introducing a Gameplay Risk Engine for the igaming industry. Via the new product, the partners aim to enable operators to efficiently identify each player’s risk level using centralised gameplay data, whilst the platform will also leverage ‘knowledge and insights’ collected by Lovelace in …

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Bally’s acquisition of Gamesys to close on 1 October

Bally’s Corporation has confirmed that its takeover of Gamesys Group will reach completion on 1 October, putting an end to the months-long acquisition process. The US sports betting and gaming conglomerate revealed that the M&A process had received regulatory approval from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), but added that approval was still required from US counterparts. A court hearing sanctioning …

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Stanislav Mykhailov joins Betbazar to oversee sales campaigns

Gaming industry sales body Betbazar has appointed Stanislav Mykhailov as its Sales Director, with the responsibility of leading the firm’s global sales campaign. Beginning with this week’s SBC Summit Barcelona, Mykhailov will operate as an ‘integral asset’ for the company’s B2B expansion, as it looks to strengthen its revenue streams across multiple supply verticals and build on the success of …

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Ladbrokes debuts ‘Balloon’ as first brand-led campaign for casino  

Ladbrokes continues to refresh its marketing image, announcing the upcoming launch of ‘Balloon’ – UK gambling’s first brand-led campaign promoting online casino and games.  Balloon is the third campaign developed for Ladbrokes by London creative agency Neverland, which was appointed to lead the development of its headline advertising campaign for this summer’s UEFA Euro 2020 Championship. Filmed by Emmy-nominated director …

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UKGC records stable July activity but concerns appear on higher slots engagement 

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has recorded a ‘stable July’ as it continued to track the activity of the online gambling sector under COVID-19 circumstances.  Publishing its latest online monitoring report gathered from operator data, the regulator revealed that July registered 11.3 million active players, matching June results. July’s active player numbers remain well below the Peak +12 million recorded …

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Malta moves forward with Action Plan to repair its AML status  

The government of Malta has published its action plan to drastically improve AML safeguards and financial compliance duties that have plagued the country’s status as a financial services hub.  The action-plan has been required by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of the G7, which this summer placed Malta on its ‘grey-list’ of untrustworthy financial jurisdictions. An FATF evaluation of …

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Checkd appoints Michael Scott to lead SEO strategy

Checkd Media has moved to strengthen its senior team, appointing Michael Scott in its newly created position of Head of Organic Media, with a focus on SEO development. The new hire will work to optimise traffic across the firm’s Footy Accumulators, The Winners Enclosure and Oddschanger websites, in addition to driving conversion. Prior to his new position, Scott was SEO …

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Comtrade Gaming strikes first US platform deal with G3 Esports

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Comtrade Gaming has made its first foray into the US market after striking a deal with G3 Esports to provide its iGaming platform, iCore, and backend technology. Once launched, G3’s new esports wagering product will leverage Comtrade’s enterprise-level services such as player account management, real-time bonusing, dynamic segmentation and real-time push messaging, as well as many more player engagement tools.  …

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