Tag Archives: Alderney Gambling Control Commission

Relax Gaming reinforces presence in Baltic region

B2B supplier Relax Gaming has expanded its presence in the Baltic region, after agreeing to integrate its table games and slot content with online casino operator Optibet. The operator will roll out the supplier’s cost-effective blackjack and roulette games in the first instance, with the introduction of the slot games set to follow. Relax’s blackjack offering allows players several opportunities …

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Responsible Gambling at the forefront for Juegos Miami

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This year’s Juegos Miami conference, taking place at the Biltmore Hotel from May 30 – June 1, is to give delegates insights into issues surrounding responsible gambling. Susan O’Leary, CEO of Alderney eGambling, has stated a belief that adaptation and implementation of social responsibility policies will go a long way to changing the negative narrative surrounding gambling, ahead of taking …

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Cause for concern on eSports betting

Susan O’Leary, Alderney’s director of eCommerce, says she is concerned by a lack of regulatory oversight for operators offering betting markets on eSports.  The rise of eSports has provided egaming operators with a raft of opportunities. Whether that be sportsbooks offering betting markets on tournaments or online casino affiliates expanding their portfolio with eSports review sites, opportunities are a plenty …

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TopBetta continues growth with $12 million quarterly turnover

TopBetta, Australia’s first fantasy wagering company, continued its growth by achieving a September quarterly turnover of $12 million and revenues of $1.2 million. TopBetta held 1,650 tournaments during the quarter, with a total of $1.5 million paid out to tournament winners. The company was particularly pleased that its player on player product had 5,430 active users during a quarter which …

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ESSA agrees integrity partnership with Lithuanian regulator

ESSA and the Gaming Control Authority under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania have agreed an information sharing agreement to guard against betting related corruption. The cooperation arrangement will see the exchange of information concerning any suspicious betting identified on ESSA members’ regulated markets within the Lithuanian regulator’s operational remit, in a move which further increases ESSA’s international information …

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Jorn Starck appointed as new Executive Director of Alderney gambling

Jorn Starck has been appointed as the new Executive Director of regulator Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC). Starck replaces the outgoing Andre Wilsenach, who’s left the AGCC for an academic role at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Starck is currently the AGCC Director of Regulatory Operations, a position he’s held since 2014 having been promoted after he originally joined the AGCC …

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666Bet customers given 24 May deadline for withdrawals

Customers of the beleaguered Metro Play Ltd, owner of the 666Bet brand, have been given until 24 May to make withdrawal requests from their account or risk losing their money altogether. A statement from the firm said: “We have made arrangements to enable our customers to withdraw outstanding balances from their accounts with www.metroplay.com and www.666bet.com. All withdrawal requests made …

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666Bet back up as Gambling Commission issues update

The Gambling Commission has issued  a statement containing information is for consumers and businesses who have transacted with Metro Play Limited trading as www.metroplay.com and www.666bet.com. What is the current situation on customer withdrawals from Metroplay and 666Bet? The Commission understands the current position to be: Metroplay casino customers:   Website is live. Facility available for customers to request withdrawals. Customer …

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Alderney and Guernsey to jointly regulate Binary Options and CFD’s

Alderney and Guernsey are to offer dual licensing to the spread betting industry. This landmark agreement between the gambling regulator in Alderney and the financial regulator in its sister island of Guernsey will further enhance the islands’ world-leading offering to the eGambling sector. Robin Le Prevost, the Director for Business Development for Alderney commented: ‘We were aware that the spread …

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Betdigital gets UK licence

Content and systems developer Betdigital has been awarded its Remote Gambling Software Operating Licence by the UK Gambling Commission. Betdigital joins a select few suppliers that have the necessary licensing to meet the terms of the new Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act ahead of October’s introduction. The Act demands operators who provide remote gambling services to British consumers to acquire …

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