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Betsson AB to launch Spanish market sportsbook property with BetConstruct

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB has confirmed that it will expand its presence within the regulated Spanish online gambling market, launching a new sportsbook property with industry platform and technology supplier BetConstruct. Confirming the agreement, Betsson management detailed that it would move to integrate a full-suite BetConstruct sportsbook solution for its Spanish market entry, combining the product with …

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Easy Payment Gateway targets growth with double announcement

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Easy Payment Gateway has coincided the opening a brand new office, with an addition to its team. The online payment specialist has opened the doors to its first London office, and appointed former Paysafe Group Business Development Manager Jonathan Gonzalez Rambal as Head of Business Development UK. Jose Peral, Chief Operating Officer at Easy Payment Gateway, said: “We are delighted …

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Kindred Group: Why Responsible Gambling is a key part of sustainable business

One of the key aims of the week was to ensure that consumers are aware of the tools that are available to keep gambling safe, initiatives like the ‘Gambling Therapy app‘, that Scandinavian operator Kindred recently revealed that it was going to fund. Alexander Westrell, Head of Communications for Kindred, told SBC: “Responsible gambling is a key part of our …

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Global Gaming appoints Nigel Balcarres as group compliance lead

Industry turnkey solutions provider Global Gaming has confirmed the appointment of Nigel Balcarres at its new Head of Compliance. Balcarres joins the Malta-based firm expanding operations from industry games provider NetEnt where he served as Compliance Officer (2014-2017). As new Head of Compliance, Balcarres will act as a key stakeholder in Global Gaming licensing initiatives being involved in all aspects …

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Alexander Stevendahl – Videoslots – Bringing PKR back to life

Videoslots CEO Alexander Stevendahl has perhaps undertaken the most intriguing acquisition of 2017, purchasing bankrupt online poker operator PKR’s technology assets. Having developed Videoslots into one of the industry’s top innovators, can Stevendahl and his executive team bring life to online poker reviving PKR’s unique 3D poker asset? SBC finds out initial plans…   ________________ SBC: Hi Alexander, thanks for …

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Malta approval sees Unikrn launch European esports betting vehicle

Esports betting platform Unikrn has confirmed that it has been approved a Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) licence, allowing the company to service regulated European betting markets. Unikrn will now launch new European enterprise ‘Unikrn EU’, a joint venture with France-based RBP. Securing its market entry, the Seattle-based technology firm aims to become the outright leader for esports wagering for European …

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Full Transparency… Gaming behaviour psychologist Dr Wood to assess Mr Greens ‘Green Gaming Tool’

European online gambling group Mr Green & Co (Mr Green) has hired specialist gambling behaviour psychologist Dr Richard Wood to evaluate its ‘Green Gaming Tool’, a major corporate social responsibility initiative launched this September. Seeking to bring full transparency to its player base with regards to ‘risk behaviours’, the Green Gaming Tool was launched allowing its customers to self-assess and …

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Videoslots shows poker hand acquiring PKR technology assets

Malta-based independent igaming firm Videoslots (Videoslots.com) has informed that it has agreed to acquire bankrupt PKR’s online poker technology. Updating stakeholders, Videoslots CEO Alexander Stevendahl detailed initial plans for his firm to relaunch PKR’s ‘unique 3D poker room’. Furthermore, VideoSlots will add a PKR technology downloadable application to its flagship online casino vertical. Suffering from player liquidity and cash flow …

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Pragmatic Play hires Victoria Bonner as new Marketing lead

Industry games developer Pragmatic Play continues to strengthen its senior management team confirming the appointment of Victoria Bonner as its new Head of Marketing. A seasoned industry marketer, Bonner joins Pragmatic Play from Malta-based competitor NetEnt AB where she acted as lead Events Manager (2016 – 2017). As new Head of Marketing, Bonner will now lead Pragmatic Play industry communications, …

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Cheap and deep Pokerstars MEGASTACK heads to Malta

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Malta’s Portomaso Casino is to see a return of the Pokerstars MEGASTACK series, following a successful stop earlier this year. The addition to the schedule will see the grassroots tournament stage it’s €40,000 guaranteed main event between 19-22 October, with online satellites running from September 24 to October 18. Aimed at delivering live poker at a low cost, the appeal …

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