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Norway’s Ministry of Culture seeks to end gambling’s triple guardianship 

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Norway’s Ministry of Culture has confirmed its support for a consultation to consolidate the nation’s gambling laws into a single legislative framework.  Endorsed by Culture Minister Abid Raja, the consultation will form the basis for a new bill to merge Norway’s three existing gambling mandates – ‘1992 Gambling Act’, ‘1995 Lottery Act’ and ‘1927 Totalisator Act’. Forwarding the proposal to …

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Wiraya and A GAME ABOVE sign long-term strategic partnership

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Wiraya and A GAME ABOVE have signed a long-term strategic partnership, which will enhance customer acquisition, retention and reactivation for clients across multiple industries by packaging A GAME ABOVE promotions with Wiraya’s communications platform. A GAME ABOVE was set up to create, sell and operate customer sales promotions to deliver customer engagement, customer lifecycle and customer lifetime value. Wiraya software, …

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Digitain and LSports double up for simulated tennis roll out

Digitain has strengthened its simulated tennis offering after agreeing to integrate LSports’ new Tennis Betting Simulator product across its platform. The product will use real data from over a million historical tennis matches, with randomised, original matches identically replayed alongside real-time odds and visualisations. Features will also include ball movement, heatmaps, shot placements, score changes and match statistics. At the …

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Recapitalised Luckbox calls for a recruitment drive 

The management of esports wagering platform Luckbox has sanctioned a recruitment drive, after closing its latest CAD $4.5 million (€3m) funding round.  Luckbox confirmed that it is seeking ‘five key new hires’ as the company moves forward with its aggressive future growth strategy as a soon to be listed Toronto TSX Ventures enterprise.   Strengthening its senior executive team, Isle of …

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Dutch CoS backs Betfair’s objections to totalisator allocation procedure

The Dutch Council of State (CoS) has upheld an appeal submitted by Betfair and Unibet which claims that the allocation procedure carried out by the Netherlands Gambling Authority (NGA) did not give other parties ‘a fair chance’ of obtaining a totalisator licence.  Under Article 24 of the Betting and Gambling Act, the NGA is permitted to grant one totalisator licence, …

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George Fotopoulos, Vermantia: Decoding the customer engagement enigma

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Vermantia COO George Fotopoulos writes for SBC News about rising to customer expectations in the modern betting landscape. A few days back, I came across an interesting article in a quite famous economic magazine about customer experience (CX) and its importance in today’s business world for every industry.  The topic is not new since there has been a fuss around …

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Fast Track’s Dan Morrison: Why now is the time to digitalise player engagement

Dan Morrison reflects on his journey from a bootstrapped entrepreneur to his new role as the Commercial Director of Fast Track, looking at the evolution of player engagement strategies and how a digitalised, customer-centric approach benefits the entire iGaming industry. A unified player engagement strategy: more problems than solutions? The evolution of the internet is perhaps the single most important …

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GamCare launches chatroom for individuals of the Criminal Justice System

GamCare has expanded its dedicated chatroom series to help those in contact with the Criminal Justice System (CJS) maintain problem gambling support and seek advice from its dedicated specialist teams. The problem gambling treatment and support charity currently runs a weekly timetable of hour-long online chatroom sessions, where users can openly discuss or live text issues related to problem gambling. …

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Pinnacle enhances esports data output with Abios

Pinnacle has strengthened its esports data output after adding Abios to its growing list of suppliers. As part of the agreement, Abios will supply the online bookmaker with enriched data in order to boost the firm’s esports offering. This includes developing its data portfolio to provide its customers with a greater selection of odds across a range of titles and …

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Fast Track hires Dan Morrison as commercial lead

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Fast Track has announced that Dan Morrison is joining the team as Commercial Director to spearhead the player engagement platform provider’s ambitious growth plans.  Fast Track has experienced significant success since launching its player engagement platform in 2019. The team has grown from 18 to 30 people over the last 18 months. The company is now making the transition from …

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