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Golden Nugget adds sports betting to Scientific Games deal

Leading US casino operator Golden Nugget has chosen to utilise the full OpenSports product suite from Scientific Games including managed trading services from Don Best Sports. The deployment of OpenSports will start with mobile sports betting in New Jersey, while additional states will be included pending regulation. There is also an option to roll out OpenSports in retail locations across …

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BGC chooses Kevin Schofield as communications and digital lead

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has strengthened its senior leadership team after confirming that Kevin Schofield has been appointed as Director of Communications and Digital. Schofield will join the BGC later this year, having accrued over 25 years experience in journalism by working at a range of media outlets including The Scotsman, The Herald, Daily Record and The Sun. …

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MoPlay declared insolvent following licence suspension

Following the suspension of its operator licence last week, Addison Global’s MoPlay brand has confirmed that the business is now insolvent and has halted customer withdrawals. The operator had its licence suspended after the UK Gambling Commission said in a statement that it suspected ‘that Addison Global Limited has breached a condition of the licence (section 120(1)(b) and is unsuitable …

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BA regulators approve online licensing criteria

Outlining plans to launch its online gambling market in Q4 2020, legislators in Buenos Aires have given the green light for new regulations which would set the criteria for online gambling licensees. BA city gambling regulator, the Loteria de la Ciudad (LOTBA), has suggested that sports betting, slots, lottery and casino table games could be made available across the city …

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Coral launches ‘cinematic series’ celebrating racing’s deeper narratives

Ahead of Cheltenham Festival 2020, Coral marketing has unveiled its first ever ‘cinematic campaign’ which will celebrate the ‘pace, passion and drama’ of horse racing. Debuting its ‘Fail to Finish’ campaign, the first advert in Coral’s cinematic campaign series will promote the operator’s Cheltenham Festival 2020 ‘money-back offer’. The campaign will be followed by a ‘centrepiece advert’ based on flat-racing, which will …

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Playtech prioritises affiliate compliance with Rightlander deal

Industry compliance software provider Rightlander has committed to offering its compliance solution to Playtech operators after securing a new partnership with the gaming technology company. Under the terms of the new agreement, Rightlander will offer its technology alongside Playtech’s IMS platform, delivering a range of affiliate compliance tools such as the automated compliance monitor, a PPC Monitor, a proactive affiliate …

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Gilbert Wong, AGTech: Expanding lottery business in China and beyond

Gilbert Wong, AGTech

In supplying 200 games to over 45 million users so far in 2020, Paytm First Games has become a leading gaming destination in India, headlined by games dedicated to Fantasy cricket, Rummy and Trivia. Paytm First Games is a joint venture (JV) in India between One97 Communications, which offers services including payments to mobile consumers under the Paytm brand, and …

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Winning Post: WHO is protecting the children?

Regulus Partners begins the week by dissecting the news that Addison Global has had its Gibraltar and UK licences suspended over solvency concerns, as well as looking at the latest call from WHO and UNICEF to implement further gambling restrictions to protect children. UK: Safer Gambling – Low blows signal need for greater regulatory oversight Last weekend’s Sunday Times attack on Britain’s …

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Andrew Lyman – Brexit is no ‘doom & gloom scenario’ for Gibraltar gambling

Andrew Lyman, Gambling Commissioner for the Government of Gibraltar, is confident that the British overseas territory will maintain its status as an online gambling hub to navigate Brexit business complexities. Gibraltar’s Gambling Commissioner spoke to SBC News, as PM Boris Johnson’s new cabinet underlined that the UK will pursue no regulatory alignment with EU standards on business policy, immigration, worker protections, …

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Superbet seeks new Romania CEO following Ardeleanu exit

Superbet is looking for a new Chief Executive in its home market of Romania after confirming the departure of incumbent Vlad Ardeleanu from the betting group’s executive leadership team. This weekend, Romanian business news sources reported that Ardeleanu had chosen to end his five-year tenure leading Superbet’s home market initiatives. Confirming his exit, Ardeleanu stated that he had chosen not to …

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