Andrew McCarron

Senet Group appoints new industry directors

The Senet Group, the betting industry body set up by the sector’s major operators, has refreshed its Board at the start of 2016. Catherine Colloms, Director of Corporate Affairs at Paddy Power, and Donal McCabe, Group Corporate Communications Director of Ladbrokes, have been appointed to the Board of the gambling watchdog. Colloms and McCabe take the roles of Industry Directors …

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Industry Snapshot – Remote Gambling

The remote gambling sector in Great Britain has undergone a period of great change in recent times. The Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 introduced in November 2014 meant that from then on overseas operators offering services to customers in Great Britain needed to obtain licences from the Gambling Commission and undergo consistent regulation. The introduction of the point of …

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INTRALOT has Acumen to target Kenya with mCHEZA

INTRALOT Group has become the latest brand to target the Kenyan betting market after announcing a 10-year cooperation with Acumen Communications Limited (ACL) to organise sports betting in Kenya, under the brand name ‘mCHEZA’. ACL is a local company authorised and regulated by the Betting Control and Licencing Board of Kenya under the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act. ‘mCHEZA’ was …

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Totally Gaming Academy hopes to educate ICE visitors

The Totally Gaming Academy, a range of training courses inspired by industry personality Lucien Wijsman and developed in order to enhance bottom-line revenues for both gaming operators and suppliers, will be using its debut appearance at ICE to showcase its portfolio of courses with a series of one hour introductions and tasters. The presentations will be held in the Totally …

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Sports Betting Academy hopes to bring back odds-compiling expertise

Clarion Gaming has extended its Academy initiatives into sports betting, with industry stalwart Jonathan Smith taking on the role of teacher. The world of the trading team has experienced huge upheaval since the new millennium. The introduction of Betfair and a successful exchange mechanism that allowed customers to set their own prices shifted the balance of power away from traders …

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Industry told to up its game with Responsible Gambling Trust funding

Tracey Crouch MP, the Minister for Sport, has warned the gambling industry that ‘goodwill alone’ ‎would not be enough to minimise gambling-related harm. Speaking at the Responsible Gambling Trust‘s third annual harm minimisation conference at the King’s Fund, London, Crouch paid tribute to the good work of both RGT and the gambling industry in working in conjunction with the government. …

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