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Winning Post – Gambling debate rages on in British Parliament

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Belgium and Australia: Fiscal-regulatory policy – The house doesn’t always win Gambling operators have been on the wrong side of global fiscal-regulatory developments with alarming regulatory of late; but trends are there …

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Kindred Group wins Belgium digital VAT repeal

Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc has disclosed that it has secured a favourable ruling by Belgium’s Constitutional Court relating to its repeal of VAT charges on online gambling activities. Since 2016, Kindred has fought to repeal the Belgian government’s 2016 industry amendment, which demanded that licensed online operators pay an additional 21% VAT charge for their Belgian services. Challenging the Belgian …

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Washington state senator is latest to wade into loot box debate

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Washington state Senator Kevin Ranker is the latest official to seek clarity over the highly divisive use of loot boxes in video games. The Democrat and former San Juan County Commissioner has charged the State Gambling Commission with identifying whether or not the boxes constitute gambling. Along with fellow Democrat Senators Reuven Carlyle and Karen Keiser, Ranker submitted Senate Bill …

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Betway: Nations League not the stage to end Three Lions hurt

Aimed at bringing an end to mundane international friendlies, the draw for the inaugural UEFA Nations League was made this week, with England being pitted in a group alongside Croatia and Spain. However for England fans hoping that the tournament will bring long-awaited international success to the country, the odds suggest they may want to look away now. Commenting on whether …

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En Marche! Kambi extends Belgium vision with Napoleon Games

Industry sportsbook platform and technology supplier Kambi Group Plc, has confirmed that it has secured a multi-year contract extension with Belgian partner Napoleon Games. Kambi informs that Napoleon Games a client since 2012 has agreed to a long-term commitment utilising Kambi as its lead systems supplier for its online and retail betting provisions. Updating the market, Kristian Nylén Kambi Group Chief …

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BtoBet and iSoftBet team up and target market expansions

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BtoBet, voted Rising Star in Sports Betting Innovation at the SBC Awards 2017, and iSoftBet are to join forces in a bid to expand into regulated markets. The new partnership is aimed at ‘offering a wide range of exciting games to the ever demanding i-gaming players,’ with the European, Latin American and African markets very much the target. Maja Janevska, …

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SBC’s on the ball: Newcastle United, Euro 2020 and the Kuwaiti national team

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition breaks down the progress of  takeover talks at Newcastle United, and looks at the repercussions of the World Cup failure of the USA.  ____________________ Gulati opts not to seek re-election after World Cup failure The US Soccer …

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No Country for Affiliates… Belgium warns of tougher digital advertising code

Belgium market online gambling affiliates have been warned that they may become the next targets of the governments new stricter advertising code on gambling services. Last October, the Belgian Chamber of Representatives (De Kamer) approved a mandate for a new advertising standards code focusing primarily on gambling promotional standards. The new code is set to introduce an outright ‘all-vertical ’ban …

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Belgium says yes to CDV’s stricter gambling advertising code

The government of Belgium is set to press forward with a stricter national gambling advertising code, which will see the introduction of a blanket ban on all forms of gambling-related promotions during live sports broadcasts. Belgium’s Parliamentary Chamber of Representatives (De Kamer), is reported to have approved the new gambling advertising standards code tabled last June by Christian Democrat CDV …

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Habanero tailors content to Belgian market with starcasino.be

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Slots and table games provider Habanero has demonstrated its ability to “tailor content to a variety of markets” after going live with Belgium-based online casino starcasino.be. Habanero’s 75 video slots, including Panda Panda, Bird of Thunder and Fire Rooster, have been made available to the operator’s customers across a range of desktop and mobile devices. The deal will see the company, …

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