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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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Kindred Group Changes Netherlands Decision / 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…
Low Number of Successful Dutch Licence Applications / 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.
UKGC Approves Bally’s Gamesys Merger / 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.
Gambling Operators Face Gibraltar Corporation Tax Hike / 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%
Operators Reveal Hybrid Ways of Working as Restrictions Relax / 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.
Charity Commission Closes YGAM Case / 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
Fewer Betting Adverts During Euro 2020 / 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.
Race for Lottery Heats up With Craven Appointment / 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.
Strong Digital Results Benefit Scientific Games / 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.
Betway Loses Swedish Fine Appeal / 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.
Horseracing Start-up RacingStars has launched in the UK / 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.
Sheehan to Lead Government’s Football Index Inquiry / 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.