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Belgian BetCenter Futsal League joins STATSCORE data roster

STATSCORE has strengthened its foothold in the Belgian market after confirming that its scouts will provide official sports statistics from Betcenter Futsal League matches. As a result, STATSCORE will provide fans with access to a range of key sports data and statistics which will be made available via LeagueCenter and TeamCenter platforms. This data will then be featured on the …

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Winning Post: Belgium serves as Europe’s unwitting guinea pig on spending limits

As regulatory evaluations appear on the agenda of multiple European gambling marketplaces during the second half of 2021. Regulus Partners warns stakeholders to pay close attention to Belgium proceedings, where online gambling’s strictest spending limits have been approved. It is perhaps fitting that the first identified remains of a guinea pig in Europe can be traced to Mons in Belgium, …

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Belgian justice minister calls for drastic Decree reforms of gambling protections 

Belgium’s Council of Ministers will revise a series of gambling safeguards and new industry proposals put forward by Justice Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne.  Last Friday, the Berlaymont Assembly approved Van Quickenborne’s proposed draft amendments to Belgium’s ‘Royal Decree on Games of Chance and the Protection of Players’ (1999). Van Quickenborne had recommended that ministers amend the …

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Kambi completes sportsbook makeover of Belgium Scooore

In time for Euro 2020’s tournament kick-off, Belgium’s Loterie Nationale has relaunched its flagship ‘Scooore’ sportsbook property, following an overhaul of the brand’s core operating systems led by Kambi Group and TG LAB.  Last Autumn, Loterie Nationale – the operating firm of Belgium National Lottery – announced that it had selected Kambi and TG LAB as lead technology partners, tasked …

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How Golden Palace is extending its retail sports betting reach through Altenar

Golden Palace

Multi-channel gambling operator Golden Palace has chosen to roll out sportsbook software from Altenar in 200 more terminals across Belgium after just a few months of testing. This decision, said Altenar COO Dinos Stranomitis, is proof that the software has worked well in the select number of terminals it was originally deployed for across three locations in Saint-Ghislain, Aubenge and …

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Sarah Robertson, Kambi: Fine tuning can see lotteries & sports betting become dance partners

Requiring a deeper commitment of technology and software services, lottery operators have often proved to be difficult partners for sportsbook suppliers. Having recently won the contract to overhaul Belgium’s Loterie Nationale sportsbook capacities, Kambi Group Senior Business Development Director Sarah Robertson spoke to SBC News about why the sportsbook technology supplier is treating lotteries as a critical growth segment. SBC: …

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Altenar: Making its mark in regulated retail with Golden Palace

Altenar has moved into the regulated retail environment after striking a new sportsbook software deal for terminals hosted by Belgian operator Golden Palace.  SBC News spoke to Antonis Karakousis, Director of Account Management and Service Delivery at Altenar, for more on when the deal started and the difference in gaming habits between online and retail punters, as well as how …

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Kindred states ‘full commitment’ to Belgium by acquiring Blancas NV for £25m

Kindred Group hits out at proposed Swedish measures

Kindred Group Plc has reaffirmed its market-leading position within Belgium by agreeing to acquire Rank Group subsidiary Blancas NV for a total valuation of £25 million (cash and debt-free basis). Blancas NV is the operating firm of the ‘Casino Blankenberge’ located in the Belgium Flemish province of West Flanders and functions as one of nine casinos allowed by the Belgium …

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Kambi leads sportsbook overhaul of Scooore! Belgium

Kambi Group Plc has signed an exclusive multi-year agreement to serve as the lead sportsbook technology provider of Loterie Nationale – Belgium’s national lottery operator. The Stockholm-listed technology group confirms that it has won Loterie Nationale’s ‘competitive tender’ to overhaul the omnichannel capacity of its flagship ‘Scoore!’ sportsbook unit.  Kambi will be tasked with relaunching Scooore’s online sportsbook platform while …

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GAMING1 hires David Carrion as CMO for imminent international expansion

Belgium igaming platform supplier GAMING1 has confirmed the appointment of former Stars Group Inc executive David Carrion as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), leading the firm’s imminent international B2B expansion. Joining the firm’s C-level executive team, Carrion has been tasked with expanding ‘international awareness’ of GAMING1’s products and services as the company undertakes its commercial expansion beyond 2020. GAMING1 highlighted Carrion’s …

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