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bet365 confirms Malta expansion but slams ‘wholly inaccurate’ reports

The governance of bet365 has confirmed that it will open a new operations-led office in Malta, but has downplayed weekend news as ‘inaccurate speculation’ regarding its motives. The stoke-based enterprise, responded to an article published by The Sunday Times of Malta, detailing that bet365 would move some 1,000 Gibraltar employees to Malta, as it prepares for Brexit impacts. For its …

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Microgaming donation aids YGAM Isle of Man expansion plans

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Microgaming has made a £12,680 donation to the Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), via it’s PlayItForward initiative, helping the independent charity expand its gambling related harm prevention programme to the Isle of Man. YGAM, who place a focus on raising awareness of gambling and gambling-related harm amongst young people, has seen its expansion over the course of the last three …

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Virtual Grand National available with BoyleSports and Ladbrokes Coral

Virtual Grand National

BoyleSports and Ladbrokes Coral are the first operators to stream Inspired Entertainment’s Virtual Grand National, as well as its Virtual Grand National Race of Champions. Set to be broadcast on Friday April 13 at 8pm on ITV4, the Virtual Grand National is to be presented as a dedicated channel of content, “allowing for a unique virtual racing experience as 40 …

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UK Government guarantees ‘post-Brexit access’ for Gibraltar industry stakeholers

The UK government has provided some guidance for Gibraltar-based business stakeholders, with regards to Brexit impacts on the overseas territory. As the UK government negotiates its withdrawal from the European Union, the Gibraltar financial services community (including the gambling sector), will be guaranteed access to UK markets until 2020. Furthermore, UK policymakers will work with the Government of Gibraltar to develop …

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MansionBet sponsors World Pool Masters’ quarter centenary

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MansionBet has been announced as the title sponsors of the World Pool Masters, as the tournament celebrates a quarter of a century. Returning to Gibraltar after a successful tournament last year, the 25th annual event, set to be broadcast live on Sky Sports, takes place between March 2-4. Karel Manasco, CEO of Mansion, said: “We are always looking at platforms …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Last chance saloon

In all my 35 years advising the UK’s gambling industry I can think of no time when it has been so besieged with adverse criticism from the Government, the Parliamentary Opposition, regulators, the media and the general public alike.  Clearly opinions on gambling (whether justified, exaggerated or prejudiced) expressed in the media heavily influence public opinion. The opinions expressed by …

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Lottoland Nigel Birrell slams DCMS for ‘judgement with no evidence’ on EuroMillions betting

Nigel Birrell, the Chief Executive of online lottery operator Lottoland, has slammed the UK government’s decision to ban betting on non-UK EuroMillions’ games.  “We believe that today’s decision is unjustified, and sets a dangerous precedent for policy-making on the basis of no evidence,” he said. “It will do nothing but stifle innovation in the sector.” Yesterday, remote lottery operators were …

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BetVictor optimises football markets integrating Abelson Info’s Goalscorer Pricing Feed

Betting data and tailored odds specialist Abelson Info has confirmed that independent online bookmaker BetVictor has become its latest ‘Goalscorer Prices & Settlement’ (GPS) feed partner. Confirming the partnership, BetVictor will move to integrate GPS feed provisions, optimising its goal scorer market speed and real-time settlement capabilities. Furthermore, BetVictor trading teams will gain enhanced market data in which to promote its …

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Red Tiger Gaming strikes William Hill deal

Red Tiger Gaming has announced a new partnership with William Hill, who in turn have become the first Gibraltar licensed operator to have have access to its full suite of products. Under the terms of the deal, Red Tiger’s online casino games portfolio and player management software are to be integrated. WIlliam Hill Vegas is the first platform to feature …

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Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) backs Girls in Tech Gibraltar

Updating the market, Oslo-listed online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has announced that has partnered with technology initiative ‘Girls in Tech Gibraltar’ becoming its event Platinum Sponsor. Launched in 2016, Girls in Tech Gibraltar is a workplace initiative aimed at developing high quality, knowledge-led events for females working in all functions of technology’s value chain (marketing, development, commerce, research …

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