Tag Archives: GIG

Betfred safeguards marketing arm with GiG comply

Stockholm listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), announces Betfred as the latest industry tier-1 incumbent to partner with its GiG comply software. Betfred is set to strengthen compliance dynamics across its digital marketing inventory, integrating GiG Comply provisions, safeguarding regulatory demands by monitoring third party marketing activities. Helping operators adhere to diverse marketing compliance standards across multiple jurisdictions, GiG Comply is …

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GIG ends Robin Reed’s CEO tenure with immediate effect

Issuing a market filing this morning, Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has moved to replace Group Chief Executive Robin Eirik Reed with immediate effect. Updating investors, GiG governance said Reed has officially departed the firm’s executive leadership team as of 5 September and will be replaced by GIG Chief Operating Officer (COO) Richard Brown as interim CEO. The company confirmed that …

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Betsson partnership sees GIG Comply maintain its tier1 status

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has become the latest industry incumbent to integrate Gaming Innovation Group’s ‘GIG Comply’ provisions across its digital marketing operations. Updating stakeholders, Betsson details that it has integrated the industry’s most sophisticated ‘compliance screening tool’ to support its ongoing multi-brand marketing campaigns. Helping operators adhere to diverse marketing compliance standards across multiple jurisdictions, GiG Comply is …

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GiG maintains global agenda despite tough H1 2019 trading

Despite facing ‘toughened regulatory environments’, the governance of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) details confidence in the firm’s overriding corporate strategy, pursuing ‘global geo expansion’ growth through ‘strong B2B partnerships’ coupled with ‘internal B2C’ brand launches within ‘selected markets’. Publishing its first interim results as a Stockholm-listed enterprise, GiG records H1 2019 group revenues of €63 million, down 14% on corresponding …

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Chris Armes leads new look GiG executive tech team

Supporting its corporate ambitions of becoming the global leader in online gambling B2C and B2B technology provisions, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has moved to restructure its executive technology leadership team. This morning GiG governance confirms that appointment of Chris Armes as Chief Information Officer (CIO), joining the Stockholm-listed enterprise from rival SG Digital, where he formerly served as Chief Technology …

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GiG ramps up emerging markets profile with Mediacle

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has appointed industry full-service marketing agency Mediacle Group to expand its localisation capacities for emerging markets. The agreement will see Mediacle work on optimising emerging market campaigns for GiG’s flagship online casino property Rizk (Rizk.com). Operating as a specialist industry marketing agency, Mediacle offers in-depth customisation and localisation provisions, helping its clients develop effective campaigns …

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Gustaf Hoffstedt: BOS – Swedish market requires clear guidance on under-18 wagering criteria

Gustaf Hoffstedt, Secretary-General of Swedish online gambling trade association BOS, has requested that gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen offer clarity on recent fines related to ‘betting on sports events’ sanctioned under Chapter 8 of Sweden’s revamped Gambling Act. Requesting an ‘urgent meeting’, the BOS leader urges Spelinspektionen to offer ‘clear and detailed guidance’ on Chapter 8 and its board definition, related to …

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GiG expands Euro profile with upcoming Spain & Romania launches

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has expanded its European footprint by securing new licensing provisions for the markets of Spain and Romania. Updating investors, GiG governance confirms that Spanish gambling regulator DGOJ has granted GiG B2C online sportsbook and casino licences. The company has also disclosed that it will move to launch its flagship RIZK brand for the Spanish market, …

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Norway’s KLP fund terminates all gambling investments

Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP) Norway’s €70 billion public pension fund has confirmed that it will no longer invest in gambling or alcohol-related enterprises. Business news sources have reported that KLP governance has sanctioned a complete sale of its holdings in gambling and alcohol businesses, impacting around 90 firms. Moving forward, KLP states that it will no longer invest in companies that …

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UKGC cracks AML whip issuing £4.5m penalty packages for ‘weak controls’

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has imposed £4.5 million in penalty packages on four online casino operators in relation to failed AML procedures and maintaining inadequate consumer safeguards. The penalty packages form part of the Commission’s ongoing investigation into the UK online casino sector. In its update, the UKGC confirms that InTouch Games will pay £2.2 million in lieu of financial penalties for …

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