Tag Archives: Turkey

Turkey reattempts to privatise National Lottery

The Turkish Ministry of Finance has formally announced that it intends to privatise its National Lottery opening up the its first stage tender process on 5 August. Presenting initial details, the Ministry outlined that its private tender for ‘Milli Piyango’ would be set for a period of ten years. Turkey’s previous attempts to privatise its National Lottery have been unsuccessful, …

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Teufelberger & Bodner face Austrian corruption charges relating to Turkish licence bribery

Austrian news sources have reported that former Bwin leaders Manfred Bodner and Norbert Teufelberger are facing charges of bribery relating to the firm’s 2007 application for a sports betting licence for Turkey. The former Bwin executives have been accused by a Vienna public prosecutor of paying €2.25 million in order to bribe Turkish officials. Bodner and Teufelberger are set to …

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Scott Longley – Hold Tight! GVC’s rollercoaster road ahead…

Having completed its takeover bwin.party Entertainment , Scott Longley asses the betting operators next steps as the new merged outfit targets a FTSE 250 listing. As the firm’s governance and leadership begins to execute the first steps of its integration plan, Longley details what may be the betting sectors most interesting merger.  ________________________ It didn’t take long for GVC to …

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Ligue 1 easy to read for bettingexpert tipsters

The French football league proved to be the most predictable on the continent over the past weekend, as tipsters on bettingexpert.com performed better on the Ligue 1 matches than any other division. Of the 5,000+ football tips posted on bettingexpert’s community this weekend, the ones focusing on French football were the most profitable for tipsters, with the Austrian Bundesliga and …

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Turkey & Hungary ban multiple igaming operators

Turkish and Hungarian gambling regulatory bodies have served multiple igaming operators with regional banning orders, which will see operator websites restricted in access by regional IP’s. High profile operators such as bwin.party, bet365 and Ladbrokes, were served restrictions orders by Hungary’s Gambling Supervision Department. The operators have been added to Hungary’s igaming blacklist. In Turkey, a joint campaign by the …

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