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Buenos Aires cites ‘alarming frequency’ of underage gambling behind licence cessation

SBC News Buenos Aires cites ‘alarming frequency’ of underage gambling behind licence cessation

The Executive of Buenos Aires will no longer issue online gaming licences in a bid to tackle gambling addiction amongst minors. Announced yesterday by Jorge Macri, Chief of Government of Buenos Aires, the city is officially closing the registry of gambling licences, announcing a immediate “review of the 11 in force”. A fundamental part of this is said to consist …

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Betsson grows LatAm presence via approval in Peru

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Betsson has secured online casino and sports betting licences in the newly regulated igaming market of Peru for its Betsson and Betsafe brands. Meanwhile, the Stockholm-listed betting and gaming operator has stated that a licence for Inkabet – its Peruvian-facing sports betting and online casino business – is expected to be obtained soon. Pontus Lindwall, President and CEO of Betsson …

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Betnation joins over 90% of Netherlands operators in the IBIA

SBC News Betnation joins over 90% of Netherlands operators in the IBIA

Betnation has joined the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) as part of its recent sportsbook launch in the Netherlands.  A Smart Gaming BV’s brand, the operator is known mainly as an online casino in the Netherlands, but launched its sportsbook in collaboration with Metric Gaming and Bragg last month. Robert Schouten, Smart Gaming B.V. (Betnation) CEO, stated: “We are thrilled …

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Spreadex recognises gambling harm in offering non-branded Sunderland kit

SBC News Spreadex recognises gambling harm in offering non-branded Sunderland kit

Spreadex are giving Sunderland AFC fans the option to buy the 2024-25 home shirts without its branding on the front. The UK-based financial trading and sports betting firm has been the Championship club’s principal partner since 2022 and will continue to be placed centrally on all men’s playing kits throughout the new campaign. Spreadex’s Head of Marketing, Andy MacKenzie, said: …

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Pragmatic Play expands DAZN Bet deal for German sportsbook launch

SBC News Pragmatic Play expands DAZN Bet deal for German sportsbook launch

Pragmatic Play has announced the expansion of its partnership with DAZN Bet to launch a new sportsbook for the operator in Germany. The release follows the successful initial rollout in Spain last October, with the extension into the German market having been facilitated through a licence acquired by Dazn Bet from the GGL back in August. Daniel Berthold, Managing Director Germany, …

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Betsson sponsors Nordics’ largest tennis tournament

SBC News Betsson sponsors Nordics' largest tennis tournament

Betsson has been named the main partner of the BNP Paribas Nordic Open, taking place 12-20 October in Kungl.  In sponsoring the Nordics’ largest tennis tournament, the operator promises to provide on-site activities, competitions in social media, as well as a ‘comprehensive range’ of odds. Robin Olenius, PR Manager at Betsson, commented: “We are extremely proud to sponsor and support …

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Wolves nets second two-year gambling sponsorship

SBC News Wolves nets second two-year gambling sponsorship

BetMGM UK has been named the official European betting partner of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC for the next two seasons. Owned by LeoVegas Group, the operator’s branding will be seen at Molineux Stadium on the double row pitch-side LED advertising system, static branding site and media interview backdrops, as well as around Compton Park. This agreement expands upon the current deal …

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Bookmakers hand £262k to UK charities following Ascot initiative

SBC News Bookmakers hand £262k to UK charities following Ascot initiative

Several top UK charities have secured vital funding after leading British bookies handed over profits from the Britannia Stakes race at Royal Ascot. Receiving a share of £262,284 is Prostate Cancer UK, Ascot Racecourse Supports, Missing People, Heros, GoRacingGreen and the Churchill Lines Foundation (CLF) – a new group of good causes in the initiative’s fifth year running. After Callum …

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Ligue 1 rights remain uncertain as dedicated streaming platform proposed

SBC News Ligue 1 rights remain uncertain as dedicated streaming platform proposed

With talks still ongoing as the likes of Amazon, DAZN and BeIN Sports consider buying domestic media rights for Ligue 1, the French Professional Football League (LFP) is now considering launching a dedicated streaming platform.  The creation of a direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming service is being held as a contingency plan by the LFP with a broadcast deal yet to be …

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