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Veikkaus seeks new wagering lead as Kauhanen departs to lead Finnish Hippos

Finland’s national gambling monopoly Veikkaus OY is looking for a new sports betting chief, after long-term Vice President of Wagering Sami Kauhanen departed the organisation to lead Finnish horseracing. This June, Suomen Hippos – Finland’s horseracing and stud breeding association – confirmed the appointment of Kauhanen as inbound President and CEO effective 1 September 2020. Hippos underlined Kauhanen’s credentials as the …

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Veikkaus reforms ethics council in response to public pressure

Finland’s under pressure gambling monopoly Veikkaus will re-establish an independent ethics council to make sure that it fulfils its social responsibility mandate across all operating verticals. The ethics council confirmation came after the state-owned operator introduced a raft of new gambling protection measures this week, including significantly reducing the number of slots across its leisure portfolio. Furthermore, adhering to new legislative …

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