The latest iGaming news for the gambling industry

German operators swallow tough adjustments of GlüNeuRStv regime change

There can be ‘no more transition’ as German gambling stakeholders are now ordered to accept the terms of the Fourth Interstate Treaty on Gambling (GlüNeuRStv) that came into federal existence on 1 July 2021.  A German stakeholders panel at CasinoBeats Summit Malta dissected the bleak prospects of a maligned and unmerited ‘GlüNeuRStv Regime’ – which despite widespread protest remains unchanged …

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Lottoland launches Win-Win Charity scratchcard to support UK charities


Online lotto betting operator Lottoland has launched a new Win-Win Charity scratchcard to support its aligned charities – Hospice UK, Blue Cross for Pets and the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK. The scratchcard has a top prize of £50,000 and 20p of every £1 game cost will go to these good causes. Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice and palliative care, ensuring adults and children with a …

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Maxima Compliance appoints Catalin Zaha as product lead

Industry full-service compliance agency, Maxima Compliance has confirmed the appointment of Catalin Zaha to the newly created role of Chief Product Officer (CPO). A seasoned software engineer and product management expert, Zaha joins Maxima Compliance from Flutter Entertainment’s Paddy Power Betfair unit, where he served as a product manager optimising data for regulatory and financial purposes. “Maxima Compliance continues to build …

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Entain accelerates igaming content development across multiple markets

Entain has announced plans to double investment in its in-house game studios to accelerate content development across several international markets, including the UK, the Baltics and the US. New content will include ‘first of their kind’ free-to-play slot tournaments, which so far have seen over 30,000 UK-based Entain customers take part in June following the launch, whilst international customers of …

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888 confident that product growth will outride inbound headwinds 

888 Holdings has cited confidence in achieving its 2021 growth objectives, as the company enters a crucial H2 trading period aware of numerous dynamics impacting its commercial performance. This morning, the LSE-listed online gambling group published a pre-close Q2 trading update, anticipating group revenues of $257 million – up 20% on 2020 corresponding results of $214 million. The revenue uplift …

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KSA provides guidance on KOA information-sharing duties

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the gambling regulatory authority for the Netherlands, has launched a consultation providing guidance to operators in relation to ‘policy rules on information sharing duties’. Terms of the Remote Gambling Act (KOA Act) dictate that licensed holders are ‘obliged to report relevant changes, behaviour and events’ to the KSA as the governing authority of the Netherlands regulated online gambling …

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ANJ appoints ‘ethics pro’ Christel Fiorina as market integrity lead 

 l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has confirmed the appointment of Christel Fiorina as the regulator’s first Market, Compliance and Player Protections Director, helping maintain the market integrity of French gambling’s new unified regulatory era.  A seasoned executive of France’s civil service, Fiorina joins ANJ’s leadership team from DGE – France’s National Enterprise Agency, where she led policy development projects assisting …

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GiG to power PlayStar Casino Pennsylvania entry

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) will now power PlayStar Casino’s expansion into the Pennsylvanian gaming industry after agreeing to supply its iGaming platform technologies. Building on the foundation of their initial partnership, the new long-term partnership will enable PlayStar Casino to make its second US market entry, while GiG will be making its third market debut. Richard Brown, Chief Executive Officer …

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SPER publishes aligned framework on Swedish gambling’s terms and conditions

Spelbranschens Riksorganisation (SPER), Sweden’s independent online gambling trade association has published a ‘draft framework’ outlining best practices on consumer terms and conditions for its members to follow.  The advisory framework has been developed in response to criticism by Konsumentverket – Sweden’s Consumer Agency with regards to the unaligned standards of the Swedish regulated market’s terms and conditions. In response, SPER …

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