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Norway calls for a review of Rikstoto racing monopoly

The Norwegian government is reportedly assessing whether gambling state monopoly Norsk Tipping should absorb the horseracing services of Rikstoto, simplifying Norway’s gambling frameworks. Norway’s Ministry of Culture will undertake its review of Rikstoto in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture – the department which to date has managed regulatory oversight of the racing monopoly. The review will evaluate whether to …

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IWG lands three-year instant win deal for Loterie Nationale

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Instant Win Gaming (IWG) will drive the next phase of online lottery growth in Belgium through an extension of its partnership with International Game Technology (IGT). Loterie Nationale, the country’s National Lottery, has handed IWG a three-year contract to deliver its instant win content following a competitive procurement process. The supplier will, therefore, be integrating its own Progressive Play Remote …

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Norsk Tipping confirms integrated platform deal with Optima and Sportradar

Norwegian state gaming operator Norsk Tipping has confirmed that sports betting omni-channel platform supplier Optima has won the tender to supply the firm with a new sportsbook integral solution for potentially the next 12 years. The successful offer also included integrated sports data feed and trading services from Sportradar, the major sports betting services supplier which last week agreed a …

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EGBA continues to fight against Norway payment blocks

Despite failing in an initial legal case in Norway earlier this week, the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has expressed its confidence in succeeding in its ‘main case’ against the Norwegian Ministry of Culture in Oslo District Court. The EGBA and Entercash teamed up earlier this year to bring a case which sought to block  igaming payments to offshore …

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Report dispels “unrealistic assessments” of Norwegian market

Oslo Economics has published a report examining Norway’s current monopoly gambling framework serviced by state-owned incumbents Norsk Tipping and Rikstoto. In its report, Oslo Economics – a Norwegian non-governmental agency researching national policy impacts – investigates the potential ‘risk of transition’ facing national stakeholders, should Norway replace its existing ‘exclusive rights model’ for an ‘open licensing framework’ favoured by private enterprises. The agency assesses …

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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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Gunn Merete Paulsen: Lotteritilsynet will continue its toughest stance against remote actors

Speaking to national media, Gunn Merete Paulsen, Director General of Lotteritilsynet – Norway’s gambling authority – has stated that the government’s tougher stance against foreign betting operators is working. Presenting Lotteritilsynet’s annual report, Paulsen details that in 2018 Norway saw its first decrease in remote gambling interactions/engagements following years of growth. Tougher measures introduced by the government including remote gambling payment …

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EveryMatrix appoints Rafael Campuzano as technology lead

Industry software and platform provider EveryMatrix has this morning confirmed the appointment of Rafael Campuzano as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Campuzano joins EveryMatrix leadership team from Intralot SA igaming platform and tailored business solutions provider Bit8, where he formerly served as CTO and Head of Software Development (2016-2019). Updating stakeholders, EveryMatrix governance details that it has secured the …

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European Lotteries to descend on Betting on Football

Betting on Football

Major operators from 17 different jurisdictions are using next month’s Betting on Football conference as the perfect opportunity to meet and discuss the future of sports betting in their sector. The European Lotteries association (EL) will host a meeting for members of its Sport Working Group in London on Tuesday 19 March, which is part of the wider Betting on …

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Morten Eriksen – LEIA will deliver fresh thinking for the lotteries scene

Morten Eriksen the executive tasked with leading the ‘Lotteries Entertainment Innovation Alliance – LEIA’, a strategic joint-venture formed by Danske Spil (DEN), Française des Jeux (FRA), Norsk Tipping (NOR) and Veikkaus (FIN) has detailed further insights on the JV’s foundations and ambitions which aims to disrupt the global lottery scene. This week, a first of its kind strategic initiative was formed by the Four European legacy gambling/lottery groups, stating their intent …

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