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Sweden updates licensing requirements to bolster consumer protection

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate, has made changes to its licensing requirements after announcing that any operator without the appropriate licence will be excluded from the country’s market. Describing the updates as ‘good for consumer protection’, the Inspectorate now requires all incumbents to offer deposits, withdrawals and winnings in Swedish currency whilst any information on their websites must be provided …

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Betta1 taps into BtoBet’s Neuron 3 in new partnership

Betta1 taps into BtoBet’s Neuron 3 in new partnership

BtoBet has strengthened its presence in the Zambian iGaming market after signing a new partnership with Betta1. Under the terms of the agreement, igned alongside BtoBet’s regional Certified Partner STM Gaming, BtoBet will power the Betta1 online brand with its Neuron 3 platform. “The African market is continuing to register strong shifts towards mobile,” commented Sabrina Soldà, BtoBet’s Chief Marketing …

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MGA demands technical partners report on suspicious betting

Identifying a need to take a ‘proactive approach’, the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) Sports Betting Integrity Department has made a number of updates to its requirements. As of 1 October, the MGA requirements now include licensees that offer a critical supply chain function relating to sports betting. Consequently the Authority must be notified of any instance connected to suspicious betting …

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Scout Gaming links with Betano Brazil to continue international expansion

Scout Gaming has moved to strengthen its international growth strategy, striking an agreement with Kaizen Gaming’s Betano Brazil brand. The agreement will see the B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy sports betting provider supply its odds product to the Betano brand, with a specific focus on the group’s Brazilian market operations. Scout aims to provide Betano players with fantasy …

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Hornbuckle hints at full BetMGM acquisition dependent on Entain’s future

MGM Resorts CEO, Bill Hornbuckle, has hinted at a potential buyout of BetMGM, currently co-owned and operated with Entain, dependent on the possibility of the latter’s acquisition by DraftKings. As reported by Bloomberg, Hornbuckle made the comments whilst speaking at the Global Gaming Expo casino industry event and in a separate interview, highlighting ‘a lot of ways’ for a potential …

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Coral docu-series ‘Against the Odds’ to be broadcast on ITV

ITV has announced that it will broadcast ‘Against the Odds’ on Tuesday 19 October a new sports documentary series co-developed and funded by Coral.   The ten-part series will showcase unique insights on the individual journeys and experiences of athletes who have risen to the top of their sports.  Each episode of Against the Odds will be presented and narrated …

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German gambling regulator pursues dual leadership with Benter and Schwanke appointments

Germany’s new gambling regulator, the Glücksspielbehörde, has detailed its ambition to pursue a dual leadership strategy, appointing Ronald Benter and Benjamin Schwanke as its leading executives. The regulatory body aims to strengthen its leadership and supervisory oversight of the German betting and gaming market, which was officially launched according to a re-regulated format on 1 July. All 16 of the …

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Parimatch leads Ukraine contingent at Web Summit

Leading CIS markets betting group Parimatch Tech will headline the ‘Ukraine Pavilion’ at Web Summit 2021 (1-4 November, Lisbon), the world’s biggest tech start-up, venture capital and innovation conference.  The pavilion has been organised to promote opportunities within Ukraine’s fast-growth tech scene which maintains over 5,000 IT companies and a talented workforce employing over 250,000 software developers. The Web Summit …

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Low6 becomes the supplier of the Official PGA TOUR Free-To-Play Game

Low6 has been named as the official provider of the PGA Tour free-to-play game, which will be presented exclusively by PointsBet. 

Low6 has been named as the supplier of the Official PGA TOUR Free-To-Play Game , which will be presented exclusively by PointsBet.  Strengthening Low6’s presence across the US market, the free-to-play game has been designed to enhance fan engagement through live in-play games with weekly prizes.  Jamie Mitchell, Low6 co-founder and CEO, commented: “We are delighted to be working with …

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