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EGBA backs EU regulators demand for highest industry standards

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Online gambling trade body the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has underlined its support for regulatory authorities by placing a greater focus on social responsibility and safer gambling measures during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The Brussels-based organisation, which represents online gambling at an EU-level, has urged operators to counter political concerns by ensuring that consumers wager in safe and …

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MGA states zero tolerance approach to crisis marketing

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has reminded all licensed incumbents of their duties in ensuring that ‘responsible commercial communications’ are thoroughly maintained during the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis. Writing to operators, the MGA demanded that that responsible communications and engagements are upheld with consumers who have been forced into lockdown or isolation by their national governments. It said: “We remind …

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Pin Projekt: Automated drums keep live games business beating

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Live games provider Pin Projekt is still up and running despite the COVID-19 outbreak, as its proprietary drum machines can run with or without human intervention. Pin Projekt explained that while live dealers and live draw hostesses retain a key role in the business, it can rely on the automated technology to remain fully operational.  Therefore, despite the impact the …

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WhichBingo survey highlights bingo’s shift towards customer safety 

WhichBingo.com has revealed a strong take-up of safer gambling tools and protections as part of its fifth ‘Online Bingo Market Report’. Publishing an in-depth 64-page report of the online bingo marketplace, WhichBingo underlined that operator focus has shifted to consumer needs on safety.  Key research segments of the report include an online bingo player survey, accompanied by both an overall …

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Maxima delivers comprehensive legal guidance via Complitech

Global compliance agency Maxima has announced the launch of its ‘Complitech’ database solution, which outlines legislative and technical requirements for more than 20 online gambling markets. The Complitech database has been designed to deliver betting executive teams with acute information on all technical requirements needed for operators to launch product to new markets. Maxima detailed that Complitech provides “up-to-the-minute product compliance information …

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How BetConstruct is boosting the bookmaker offer with in-house esports

Esports is continuing to develop a strong connection with the betting industry, with countless companies now initiating strategies to maximise the sector’s potential. BetConstruct is one such firm finding a niche opportunity in this growing market. The iGaming solutions provider has its own in-house esports division, allowing bookmakers to offer esports to its customers throughout the day. The company’s head …

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Internet Vikings appoints ‘marketing pro’ Stefan Backlund as corporate advisor

Internet Vikings a specialist provider of technology and software solutions for igaming and online betting incumbents has moved to strengthen its board appointing Stefan Backlund as a corporate advisor. An expert in B2B marketing, Backlund is the former VP of Marketing for leading e-merchant payment solutions provider Trustly, and the European marketing lead for fast-growth Scandinavian Fintech Klarna. Confirming Backlund’s …

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EveryMatrix increases virtual sports offering via CasinoEngine

EveryMatrix

EveryMatrix has expanded its collection of virtual sports to increase the number of entertainment options for gaming operators, build new revenue streams and keep players connected despite the cancellation of sports events worldwide. The selection of top virtual sports providers for EveryMatrix includes Global Bet, Betradar, Kiron, NSoft, Golden Race and Leap Gaming, with more to be integrated soon.  The …

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Quentin Martin: Luckbox – Esports can bridge COVID-19 divides 

As the world adapts to the new sporting landscape amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, Luckbox’s CEO Quentin Martin has claimed that esports will be able to replace traditional betting sectors for punters as a short term solution. A nightmare 2020 has seen the global sporting calendar disrupted, with two of betting’s most profitable events the Grand National and Euro 2020 Championships …

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NSoft to ease “online shift” with free virtual sports offer

NSoft

NSoft is offering its complete portfolio of virtual games and draw-based games free of charge for a two-month period from 1 April. The sports betting software solutions provider said it is doing this to “ease the shift from land-based to online” as gambling venues are forced to shut down in response to the coronavirus outbreak.  It clarified that the offer …

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