Tag Archives: GIG

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 …

Read More »

Swedish adjustment sees GiG report Q1 2019 revenue dip

Issuing its first trading statement as a Nasdaq Stockholm-listed enterprise, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) details a tough opening to 2019 trading, as the company undertakes Swedish market adjustments. Updating investors, GiG records a 13% group revenue decline to €32 million (Q12018: €37m), attributed to anticipated Swedish market costs following the re-regulation of the market. Swedish adjustments impacted GIG’s revenue segments …

Read More »

Kindred integrates new GiG Comply technology to monitor affiliate activity

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has penned a new deal with Kindred Group which will see them integrate its new B2B marketing compliance technology, GiG Comply, across its business model. The new technology will allow Kindred to track affiliate activity and content across its online betting and gaming brands, ensuring that compliance is upheld. It will also offer the chance to …

Read More »

GIG begins new journey on Stockholm Nasdaq

Marked as a major corporate milestone, Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) will begin trading as a Stockholm Nasdaq enterprise today (Tuesday 26 March), having secured main market listings approval. Moving forward, GIG will now operate as a dual-listed enterprise, with its shareholding maintained on the Stockholm Nasdaq (ticker – GIGSEK) and Oslo Børs (ticker – GIG). GIG’s Stockholm IPO has been assisted …

Read More »

Lotteritilsynet deepens Norway payment blackout

Norway’s gambling authority Lotteri-og Stiftelsestilsynet (Lotteritilsynet), continues its hardened stance against remote gambling operators, deemed to be illegally targeting national consumers. Upping its command on restricting remote gambling services, this weekend Lotteritilsynet revealed that it had ordered all Norwegian licensed banks to block payment transactions which could be identified for the purposes of online gambling. The Times of Malta reports …

Read More »

GiG hits 2018 guidance despite difficult year-end landing

Publishing its final trading statement as an Oslo Bors listed enterprise, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) details that it has fulfilled on expectations set-out in its 2018 corporate guidance, despite facing a turbulent Q4 2018 closing period. Updating investors, GiG informs that during Q4 2018 trading the company would move to write-down four of its ‘in-house brands’ restructuring its B2C division. …

Read More »

Robin Reed: GiG – Stockholm new boy will match the sector’s active opportunities

Robin Reed Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has detailed his firm’s strategic vision and future strategy to new investors, as GIG prepares to end 2019 by listing as a new Stockholm Nasdaq enterprise. Founded six years ago in Oslo, Reed details that GiG’s enterprise founding team have been led by the mission of delivering ‘digital transformation’ …

Read More »

GIG Core powers MRG’s future esport venture

MRG Group has confirmed that it has selected Gaming Innovation Group’s GIG Core platform solution to power its upcoming ‘GLHF.GG’ (working title), e-sports entertainment property. During H1 2018 trading, MRG confirmed that it had invested in a joint-venture project with Stockholm-based esports publisher Gamingzone Entertainment, seek to deliver its first esports-centric property. Updating stakeholders, MRG leadership confirmed that its GLHF.GG …

Read More »

Hard Rock expands digital profile with GiG sportsbook

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) and Hard Rock International have expanded their existing digital services partnership, moving to add a new omni-channel sportsbook product to its existing online casino platform. First announced in June 2018, Hard Rock selected European online gambling technology group GiG as its lead digital services partner, charged with delivering an online casino platform for its regulated state …

Read More »

Strong B2C & B2B mix delivers Q3 double-digit growth for GiG

Oslo-listed online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) continues its strong 2018 momentum, reporting double-digit growth across all its core corporate metrics and performance KPIs for Q3 2018 trading. Citing group-wide initiatives undertaken to improve profitability and general performance, GiG records operating revenues of €37 million up 21% on Q3 2017’s €30 million. Updating investors, the Oslo enterprise details a …

Read More »