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Buzz Bingo appoints Harry Lang as marketing lead

Buzz Bingo has confirmed the appointment of Harry Lang as its new Marketing Director, leading the brand development and customer acquisition campaigns of the UK’s biggest bingo operator. A 15-year industry executive, Lang has led the marketing strategy and delivery for numerous tier-1 igaming brands including WMS Interactive, bwin.party, Mecca Bingo, Foxy Bingo and Pinnacle Sports. Lang joins Buzz Bingo’s …

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Dwyer and Attenborough warn of Tabcorp’s civic duties as company transitions to a new era

Tabcorp Holdings Group CEO David Attenborough and Executive Chair Paula Dwyer have issued their final joint statements as the corporate leaders of the Australia ASX gambling and lotteries firm.  As previously communicated to markets, Attenborough and Dwyer will formally depart from all Tabcorp leadership and governance duties prior to the firm’s 2021 AGM. The leadership duo, who have led the …

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Betway upgrades in-play capacity with Betgenius deal extension

Genius Sports has signed a long-term contract extension with Betway, which will see it continue as the operator’s lead supplier of sportsbook data, content and market trading provisions. Expanding an existing partnership arrangement, Betway will have its in-play markets upgraded by Betgenius’ in-play software, offering the highest quality of live content and reliability of live data across all major sports …

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Gamesys targets strong 2020 closing after successful Spanish launch

Gamesys Group Plc has cited continued growth momentum across its brand portfolio as the LSE-listed online gambling group recorded growth on all key operating metrics.   Publishing its Q3 2020 trading statement, Gamesys recorded a 31% increase in group revenues to £190 million, reflecting a period of strong organic growth which was supported by an increase in customer activity. Providing …

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Betsson tracks AC Milan’s journey through launch of StarCasino.sport portal

Betsson AB’s flagship Italian online casino property StarCasino will fulfil its partnership remit with Italian Serie A giant AC Milan through the launch of a new dedicated media portal – StarCasino.sport. Abiding by Italy’s strict Decree laws on gambling, StarCasino has launched its new digital media platform featuring exclusive AC Milan content to continue to engage with Rossoneri fans. Dedicated …

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DGOJ states no delay in October’s ‘Royal sign-off’  

Mikel Arana, the new Director-General of Spain’s DGOJ, has stated that the government will uphold its civic duties by formally approving the federal passage of the ‘Royal Decree on Advertising’.  Speaking to Basque media on Friday, Arana underlined that the DGOJ maintained its Autumn schedule, in which it expects Spain’s Council of Ministers to approve the decree passing into federal …

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GVC extends Optimove CRM suite to service global profile

GVC Holdings will retain Optimove as lead software provider of its group-wide customer retention management (CRM) provisions for a further five-years. Expanding its existing agreement, GVC has moved to integrate Optimove’s ‘Relationship Marketing Hub’ to serve as the FTSE100 firm’s ‘group enterprise software’ across its expanded global igaming portfolio. GVC maintains Optimove’s CRM software as it undertakes a series of …

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Winning Post: Germany 2021… the enemy of a good plan

Observing German regulatory developments ahead of 2021, Regulus Partners states that in seeking to have a rule for everything, the onrushing Interstate licensing regime is likely to be immensely destructive on many levels… Perhaps attempting to prove that there is such a thing as a national character, German licensing authorities are now applying considered and potentially highly effective operational engineering …

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Cyprus CSO becomes first GLMS ‘Sport Associate Member’

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has welcomed Cyprus Sports Organisation (CSO) as its first Sport Associate Member since the launch of its updated statutes. As the highest sport authority in the country, CSO is a semi-governmental non-profit organisation established in 1969. Its main objectives are, among others, the development of sports outside schools, the coordination of sport life in the country, the cultivation …

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KSA calls for gambling machines to be removed from family centres  

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling authority, has ruled that Dutch arcades will no longer service any machines based on ‘games of chance’ in a move to maintain and protect the family environments of arcade venues. The KSA enforcement has been supported by the Dutch arcade trade body ‘Family Entertainment Centers Nederland (FEC Nederland)’ which has written to members to endorse …

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