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Sporting Index bolsters ESSA membership numbers

Sporting Index has joined ESSA, the regulated betting industry’s integrity body. By joining with Sporting Index, ESSA has added sports spread betting to its existing coverage of traditional fixed odds and pool betting markets. ESSA now has 19 members, and represents many of the major regulated international sports betting operators: the ABB, Betclic, Bet-at-Home, Betsson, Bet365, BetVictor, Betway, bwinparty, Digibet, …

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BetClic to close Everest Poker

French online gambling operator Betclic Everest Group (Betclic) is set to close its online poker room Everest Poker according to reports. Under the management of Mangas Gaming Group, Betclic had acquired the stand-alone poker room for $100 million from former Everest Poker owners Giga Media in 2009. At the time of its acquisition, Betclic governance wanted to enter the fast growth …

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PMU separates online & retail horse racing liquidity

At the request of the French Competition Authority (FCA), state owned horse racing operator Paris Mutuel Urbain (PMU) will separate its wagering liquidity between its retail and digital operations. PMU will move to split its wagering liquidity from 10 December, with the operator creating two separate pools for customer bets. CEO Alain Bernard announced the changes undertaken by PMU wagering services …

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Betclic eyes Belgium re-entry

Belgium news sources have reported that French sports betting operator Betclic Everest Group (Betclic) is collaborating with the national Gambling Commission with a view of re-entering the market. The operator has had a troubled history with Belgium’s authorities who in February 2014 seized €600,000 of Betclic funds, stating that the unlicensed operator had breached gambling laws by digitally transacting with national consumers. …

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Betclic posts first profits since 2008

French betting operator Betclic Everest Group, has recorded its first profit since 2008 as it announced €1.1 million in net gains for its 2014 performance. The operator announced that total group EBITDA had increased 53% to €40 million, furthermore the operator had also seen an increase to its 2014 revenues with turnover up 15%. The posting of a €1 million …

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BetClic Everest signs up for Yggdrasil Gaming portfolio

Yggdrasil Gaming has signed a deal with BetClic Everest Group to provide three of its brands with access to its entire product suite, including the recently-launched pooled progressive Jackpot game Joker Millions. BetClic, Expekt and Monte Carlo Casino will all receive the leading supplier’s casino games portfolio of 12 video slots, Infinite API for gamification, unique Super Free Spins, and …

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AFJEL seeks French regulatory overhaul following market 5 year assessment

France’s online gambling trade body Association Française du Jeu en Ligne (AFJEL) has stated that the country’s regulatory framework is in need of urgent review in order to create better market conditions for business. Following a release of a 5 year market assessment, AFJEL stated that the performance of the French igaming sector had been “mixed” at best, and that …

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Betclic partners with ACF Fiorentina

  Serie A club ACF Fiorentina have announced sports betting and gaming company Betclic as one of their lead sponsors. In addition to the customary shirt and stadium branding, the deal will include a number of social and digital media initiatives designed to engage the Florence club’s fan base. Financial terms were not disclosed. Betclic joins a Fiorentina commercial portfolio …

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Betclic withdraw from Belgium, amid PPO investigation

Betclic senior management have chosen to withdraw the company’s operations from the Belgian igaming market as the Public Prosecution Office (PPO) charged the operator with alleged unlicensed igaming operations targeting Belgian igaming players. Prior to the decision taken by senior management, the operator had suffered a confiscation of €60,000 by the Belgian Gaming Authorities, for servicing unlicensed igaming services to …

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Belgian Gambling Commission allowed to target players with fines & prison sentences

In a drive to target unlicensed igaming operators, the Belgian Gambling Commission (BGC) has updated the country’s Gambling Act, passed in 2011. New amendments issued to the Gambling Act of 2011, will allow Belgian authorities to prosecute Belgian players wagering on unlicensed igaming operators.  Belgian players who choose to wager on unlicensed igaming operators could face severe fines of up …

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