Tag Archives: Romania

Pragmatic Play given the go ahead in Spain and Portugal

After being approved to operate in the UK last April, Slots developer Pragmatic Play has now been certified in both the Spanish and Portuguese markets. The news comes after both the Spanish Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling (DGOJ) and the Portuguese Gambling Inspection and Regulation Service (SRIJ) have approved the company’s online games for distribution. Yossi Barzely, head …

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Expansion seeking BtoBet makes its move in Hungary and Cyprus

BtoBet

BtoBet has built on the success of its appearance at the Entertainment Arena Expo (EAE) by preparing to present at two more Eastern European roadshows in Hungary and Cyprus. Having “tightened the link” with authorities in Romania such as the Association of Gambling Organisers ROMBET, the iGaming and sportsbook software provider is now targeting “farsighted local operators” at two more …

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Kiron Interactive secures Romania ONJN Class II licence

Industry virtual sports game and systems provider Kiron Interactive has today confirmed that it has been approved a Romania Class II licence by national regulator Oficiul Naţional pentru Jocuri de Noroc (ONJN). The Class II licence will allow Kiron to distribute its premium suite of 20 virtual sports titles and further games to licensed bookmakers and gambling operators within Romania’s …

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Fredrik Elmqvist – Yggdrasil Gaming – A customer first approach that makes iSENSE

Yggdrasil - iSENSE

Yggdrasil Gaming CEO Fredrik Elmqvist spoke to SBC News about building its own platform iSENSE, the challenges of local regulation and the thinking behind its slightly obscure company name. SBC: What does it take to take a gaming developer brand from an unknown entity and newcomer in the space to one that’s well known and respected? FE: Innovation, creativity and …

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Tailor made…Bet Arena Romania selects Comtrade Gaming as multi-channel platform provider

Industry tailored platform solutions provider Comtrade Gaming has confirmed that it will supply retail betting and gaming provisions for Romanian operator Bet Arena Interactive. With over 200 high-end shops, Bet Arena is a prominent operator in Romania and part of the industry leading Superbet Group. Comtrade Gaming’s online gaming platform manages multi-channel operations to integrate retail and online operations. Utilising …

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Ganapati Malta opens ‘Ganalogics’ Bucharest tech-hub

Industry high-definition games developer Ganapati Malta has announced that it has set-up a tech-hub office in Bucharest Romania under its development arm Ganalogics SRL, which was registered as a business earlier this year. The Bucharest hub will support the ongoing development projects of the firm’s lead tech office in Tallin Estonia, which Ganapati management has has doubled in size in …

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XLMedia seeks to grow Romanian services following ONJN Class 2 approval

Updating the market, London AIM-listed XLMedia has informed that it will extend its marketing services within the Romanian betting market, having been granted a Class 2 ONJN License by the Romanian National Gambling Office. The licensing approval will allow XLMedia to complete its acquisition of publisher assets within the market. XLMedia governance updated investors detailing that the company had acquired …

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Romania ONJN appoints Dan Iliovici as new President

ONJN, the National Gambling Office of Romania and core regulatory body for industry policy and licensing operations, has confirmed the appointment of Dan Iliovici as its new President. Iliovici takes over leadership of the ONJN from previous incumbent Odeta Nestor. Iliovici has prior industry experience having held the position of Executive Director of Romanian Gambling business association Rombet. In 2015, …

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Fortuna continues Romanian expansion with €47 million deal for Fortbet assets

Fortuna Entertainment continues its M&A expansion within the licensed Romanian gambling market. The Eastern European bookmaker confirmed this week that it was closing in on the acquisition of Fortbet Holdings gambling assets. Updating the market, Fortuna detailed that it was in the final stages of negotiations for the Fortbet properties of Bet Active Concept SRL, Bet Zone SRL, Public Slots SRL and Slot Arena SR. …

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Czech taxes & unfavourable sporting results impact Fortuna 2016 profits

Eastern European gambling operator Fortuna Entertainment is looking forward to a new business year, having closed a challenging 2016 for its operations. Releasing its ‘unaudited’ full-year 2016 financial results, Fortuna detailed that group wagering had reached €1 billion mark (FY 2015: €850 million), driven by higher sports betting player activity in all its key markets. The operator that services the …

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