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Flutter joins EGBA as organisation strengthens sustainability pledge

Flutter Entertainment has become the latest operator to join the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA). By joining the Brussels-based trade group, Flutter has reiterated its commitment to industry responsibility and safer gambling across the European betting and gaming sector, with the organisation representing EU licenced and regulated operators. The Dublin-based FTSE 100 company joins a range of prominent betting …

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888 wins transformative buyout of William Hill heritage assets

888 Holdings is reportedly the winning party of the hotly contested auction for William Hill’s combined UK and European business assets – put up for sale by Caesars Entertainment.  As reported by The Times, Caesars has accepted a +£2 billion buyout offer put forward by 888, out-bidding US private equity fund Apollo Global as the auction’s last remaining suitor.    Coordinated …

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SBC Leaders membership expands ahead of SBC Summit Barcelona

SBC Leaders has grown to 60 member companies ahead of its biggest meet-up to date, at this month’s SBC Summit Barcelona conference and exhibition. PAF, Apuesta Total, Nederlandse Loterij, Slots Million, Adjarabet, Retabet, BetWarrior, and the Ukrainian Gambling Council are among the new members of the exclusive group for international betting and gaming operators and operator associations. The membership has …

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Two-Up acquired by Playmaker to enhance technology services

Two-Up has been acquired by Toronto-based Playmaker Capital, with the latter aiming to leverage the digital media sports company to strengthen technology offerings. By acquiring Two-Up, Playmaker will incorporate a team of 24 sales and technology specialists at its two primary offices in London and Krakow, including 15 engineers with experience in the development of regulated betting products, monetisation tools, …

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William Hill disappointed by Mr Green’s costly Swedish AML gaps

William Hill has issued a response to the AML failings of Mr Green, its flagship European online gambling subsidiary, which was fined SEK 30 million (€3.1m) by Spelinspektionen – Sweden’s gambling inspectorate.  Yesterday, Spelinspektionen published its casework on Mr Green, outlining multiple AML compliance and duty of customer care failures identified between 1 January 2019 to 1 June 2020. The …

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Spelinspektionen fines Mr Green €3m for AML neglect 

Sweden’s gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen has fined Mr Green penalties totalling SEK 31.5 million (€3m) after citing that the William Hill subsidiary had failed to match its AML and customer care duties.  Providing an overview of its assessment, Spelinspektionen fined Mr Green SEK 1.5 million (€140,000) for failing to maintain its customer reporting duties as a requirement of the ‘Money Laundering …

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EGBA secures sustainability reporting commitment from European leaders 

The leadership of Europe’s biggest online gambling firms have outlined their ‘collective ambitions’ to foster a stronger culture supporting safer gambling across all European markets. The leadership mandate was published by the European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) – the Brussels-based trade body charged with representing online gambling at an EU business and legislative level.   A letter co-signed by John …

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William Hill updates Racing Post displays to initiate digital transition

William Hill has updated its retail betting shop displays, as the operator continues to make the transition from paper to digital signage of Racing Post content. By implementing the Racing Post Digital Betting Shop Display (BSD), the heritage bookmaker aims to provide its customers with UK and Irish horse racing and greyhound information and updates in an ‘interactive’ and ‘easy …

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BoyleSports enhances UK and Ireland marketing with Newcastle Utd deal

BoyleSports has become the new UK & Ireland betting partner of Newcastle United FC, strengthening its brand visibility and marketing to football fans on both sides of the Irish Sea. The operator, which is active in both the UK and Ireland sports wagering markets, will gain exposure from branded betting terminals installed at the Magpies’ 52,305 St James Park stadium …

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Oren Cohen Shwartz to lead Delasport as new CEO

Oren Cohen Schwartz to lead Delasport as new CEO

Oren Cohen Shwartz will now take the reins at Delasport after being confirmed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.  In his new role, Cohen Shwartz will be responsible for expanding Delasport’s full B2B turnkey solution into new markets across the world.  “Delasport’s team is growing at a very rapid pace, and the company is hiring the most knowledgeable and …

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