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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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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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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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Betfred enters High Court dispute over £1.7m payout infringement

Betfred has entered a UK High Court dispute over refusing a £1.7 million jackpot pay-out to a customer on the grounds that its casino game had suffered a ‘software malfunction’.  The lawsuit was filed by Andy Green from Lincolnshire who hit the jackpot in 2018, wagering on the Playtech-licensed ‘Frankie Dettori Magic Seven Blackjack’ game.  Betfred is reported to have …

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iGaming Academy secures Asian vision with Raffles Training

Online gambling workforce training and skills development agency iGaming Academy has expanded its resources for the South East Asian gambling market partnering with Philippines counterpart Raffles Training Inc. Announcing a ‘first of its kind’ partnership, iGaming Academy will develop a series of dedicated courses, engineered to improve all-levels of across employee training and skills development. iGaming Academy will promote its …

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Soft2Bet launches MGA-licensed casino brand Cadabrus

Cadabrus

Soft2Bet has launched its MGA-licensed operator brand Cadabrus, where players are welcomed by a rabbit with a love for magic tricks (click here or watch the video above). Cadabrus is the latest addition to Soft2Bet’s portfolio of more than 20 operator brands and follows on from the hugely successful launch of its first gamified online casino, jungle-themed Wazamba. As well …

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Dunder confirms full UK exit by end of October

Malta-based online casino operator Dunder (Dunder.com) has confirmed that it will exit the UK’s online gambling marketplace by the end of October trading. The online casino operated by Malta gaming group MT SecureTrade issued a statement to its players and media partners outlining that it would begin a ‘phased close down’ of its UK operations, ceasing operations by the end …

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Addiction expert Gert-Jan Meerkerk joins KSA senior policy team

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling authority, has confirmed the appointment of Dr Gert-Jan Meerkerk as its new senior research advisor on gambling addiction and compulsive behaviours.  Meerkerk is recognised as a figurehead in Dutch healthcare and public welfare, having led Rotterdam-based research unit IVO’s academic studies into addiction, treatment and recovery for the past 25 years.     Key IVO projects led …

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GAMING1 hires David Carrion as CMO for imminent international expansion

Belgium igaming platform supplier GAMING1 has confirmed the appointment of former Stars Group Inc executive David Carrion as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), leading the firm’s imminent international B2B expansion. Joining the firm’s C-level executive team, Carrion has been tasked with expanding ‘international awareness’ of GAMING1’s products and services as the company undertakes its commercial expansion beyond 2020. GAMING1 highlighted Carrion’s …

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HGC requires disclosure for key services and personnel

The Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) has announced to all legal entities and interested parties that it has begun to accept submissions to register key personnel, suppliers and services for its licensing procedure.  The HGC is allowed to expand its licensing process to cover further applicant information following the European Commission’s approval of amendments and controls submitted by the Greek Ministry …

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