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BHA CEO Nick Rust promotes ‘significant growth’ for betting on racing at #boscon2017

Betting on Racing

SBC Events will mark a landmark year in horse racing with a dedicated full day conference track at Betting on Sports 2017, held at Olympia from 12-15 September. Organised with support from the Racing Post, the seven-part agenda on the first full day at #boscon2017 (13 September) will cover the future of pool betting, opportunities around international racing, obstacles to …

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Veikkaus Finland selects Kiron Interactive as lead Virtual Sports supplier

Recently enlarged Finnish state-owned betting operator Veikkaus has selected Kiron Interactive to be its lead virtual sports content provider. Updating the market, Kiron Interactive detailed that it would initially supply 17 virtual sports games to Veikkaus retail network. The games inventory will include popular Nordic content Hockey Shots and Speed Skating. Kiron was chosen by the government-owned Veikkaus, which has an …

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97.4% of attendees recommend Betting on Football

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2017 has been hailed as a great success with 97.4% of visitors to the conference saying they would recommend it to a colleague, according to a survey carried out by SBC Events. Delegates, sponsors, speakers and exhibitors from the 3-5 May event also rated the networking opportunities at Stamford Bridge as 70% ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’ while …

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Industry First…Playtech launches cross-border Veikkaus-win2day poker network

Declaring an ‘igaming industry first’, FTSE-listed gambling technology and platform supplier Playtech Plc has confirmed the launch of a ‘cross-border’ poker network in partnership with state-owned operators Veikkaus (Finland) and win2day (Austria). Launching the co-shared network which is powered by iPoker software, Playtech details that this is first time ‘two regulated entities have joined forces to share cross-border poker liquidity …

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Unified Veikkaus ready for €3.5 billion Finnish gambling market

The governance of Finnish state-owned operator Veikkaus OY has stated that it has completed its unification of gambling enterprises under the Veikkaus brand, which will seek to bring a greater market proposition to Finland’s betting/gaming consumers. Last June the Finnish Finance Ministry announced that the state-owned gambling enterprises of Ray (slots & games) Fintoto (racing) and Veikkaus (betting) would be …

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Olli Sarekoski takes leadership of merged Veikkaus enterprise

Finland’s Economic Committee has announced the appointment of Olli Sarekoski as new Chief Executive of state-owned gambling enterprise Veikkaus. This month the committee had informed that state-owned gambling assets RAY, Fintoto and Veikkaus would operate under the principal brand of ‘Veikkaus’, following 2015s decision to merge all enterprises under a single entity. Promoted to CEO of Veikkaus, Sarekoski has held numerous executive positions …

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Finland unifies gambling assets under Veikkaus brand

Finland’s state-owned gambling operators; RAY, Fintoto and Veikkaus are set to operate under the unifying brand of ‘Veikkaus’ (English translation: betting). The decision taken by Finland’s Committee on Economic Policy follows 2015’s decision to merge the Country’s gambling assets forming a single entity. Seeking  to create a more effective national enterprise with better consumer services, which will help reduce social harms …

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Finland set to unify its state owned gambling operators

State owned gambling operators Veikkaus, Raha-automaatttiyhdistys (RAY) and Fintoto are set be merged into one unified enterprise. National news sources have detailed that the decision was undertaken by Finland’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy last September following are review of current market conditions. The merger of the three operators by the cabinet is intended to maintain domestic gambling market exclusivity, …

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