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Twitter Users Remind Regulator over Failures

by Leon Marshal / October 12, 2021

The Gambling Commission has faced a backlash over its warning regarding a new NFT trading start-up. The UKGC has been mocked online over previous failings.

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tower block office buildingKindred Group Changes Netherlands Decision by Leon Marshal / October 5, 2021Industry The Kindred Group has reversed its decision on the Dutch market and will cease offering services; it has warned investors of the damage to EBITDA…

city office buildingLow Number of Successful Dutch Licence Applications by Leon Marshal / September 28, 2021Industry The Netherlands Gambling Authority has awarded ten licences to operate in the country. Thirty operators applied for licences, meaning only 1 in 3 succeeded.

London office blockUKGC Approves Bally’s Gamesys Merger by Leon Marshal / September 21, 2021Industry The UK Regulator, the Gambling Commission, has approved the $2.75bn deal for US casino operator Bally to buy FTSE 250 software development company Gamesys.

office buildingFlutter Joins EGBA by Leon Marshal / September 14, 2021Industry Flutter Entertainment Joins the European Gaming and Betting Association. The operator agrees to the European trade body’s safer gambling initiatives

overlooking skyscraperGambling Operators Face Gibraltar Corporation Tax Hike by Leon Marshal / August 4, 2021Industry Online casino and sports betting operators based in Gibraltar face a corporation tax hike which is likely to hurt revenues. The current 10% could rise to 15%

skyscraper officeOperators Reveal Hybrid Ways of Working as Restrictions Relax by Leon Marshal / July 28, 2021Industry Gambling operators reveal return-to-work strategy as restrictions are relaxed in the UK. William Hill and Betsson will both employ hybrid models of working.

city skylineCharity Commission Closes YGAM Case by Leon Marshal / July 21, 2021Industry The United Kingdom’s Charity Commission has closed its investigation into the gambling education charity YGAM’s links with the Betting and Gaming Council

city building officeFewer Betting Adverts During Euro 2020 by Leon Marshal / July 14, 2021Industry The number of TV betting adverts shown during Euro 2020 is 50% lower than during the World Cup, according to figures released by commercial broadcaster ITV.

City buildingRace for Lottery Heats up With Craven Appointment by Leon Marshal / July 7, 2021Industry The race for the right to run the UK National Lottery heats up as Allwyn appoint ex-Tote Managing Director David Craven, who has experience in the sector.

office buildingStrong Digital Results Benefit Scientific Games by Leon Marshal / June 29, 2021Industry Scientific Games has posted a 12% year-on-year revenue rise. Growth was driven by double-digit increases in the company’s lottery and SciPlay segments.

courtroom pictureBetway Loses Swedish Fine Appeal by Leon Marshal / June 22, 2021Industry Sports betting and casino operator Betway has lost its appeal over a fine for offering Swedish players repeat bonuses that are forbidden in the country.

horse racingHorseracing Start-up RacingStars has launched in the UK by Leon Marshal / June 15, 2021Industry A new fantasy horseracing game has been launched in the UK in time for this week’s Royal Ascot. The RacingStars product has been in development for two years.

houses of parliamentSheehan to Lead Government’s Football Index Inquiry by Leon Marshal / June 10, 2021Industry The UK government has appointed QC Malcolm Sheehan to lead inquiry into collapsed sports trading company Football Index. A report is expected in the summer.