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UKGC orders immediate suspension of BGO Entertainment

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has suspended the operating licence of BGO Entertainment effective immediately – citing concerns that the operator may be unsuitable to carry out licensed activities. Issuing a statement, the Commission confirmed that Gibraltar-based BGO had been placed under its licensing review in accordance with Section 116 of the 2005 Gambling Act.  BGO’s immediate suspension has been …

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Relax partners with Holland Casino to bolster Dutch position

Relax Gaming has partnered with Holland Casino to release its content in the Netherlands, following the launch of the Dutch online gaming market on 1 October. The igaming aggregator and content supplier aims to leverage the deal to ‘pave the way’ for both itself and its partners to expand operations on the Netherlands as well as to ‘demonstrate the appeal …

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Cola Group enters Nigeria with $14.5m capital

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Pan-African igaming operator Cola Group has secured a $14.5 million investment to accelerate its growth within multiple African online gambling marketplaces. The venture investment follows the licensing approval granted by the Lagos State Lotteries Board of the group’s Nigerian subsidiary, Cola Games Limited, for the launch of Cola.bet. Lagos’ approval will see Cola enter its fourth African igaming marketplace, following …

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Growth hungry Esports Technologies opens Malta office 

Esports Technologies Inc has continued its strategic expansion by announcing the opening of a ‘state-of-the-art’ office in Malta, supporting the Nasdaq group’s European growth plans. The Malta office will house the majority of Esports Technologies’ staff that directly support its European igaming operations and work closely with the Esports Technologies technology hub located in Dublin. The firm’s new Malta office …

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Entain deploys Graphyte CX across all UK igaming brands

Industry CX and innovation studio Graphyte AI has secured a major partnership extension as Entain Plc confirms that it will continue to utilise Graphyte as its lead customer personalisation software provider. The FTSE100 gambling group begun to work with Graphyte in 2019, charged with developing a customised real-time personalisation platform for Ladbrokes Casino. The partnership has been expanded to include …

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N1 Partners Group goes live with SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator

N1 Partners Group has become the first company to go live with the SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator, enabling the affiliate to create a range of different jackpot campaigns for its players. Through the strategic collaboration with SOFTSWISS, N1 Partners Group can “combine any groups of players from all its projects into its own global jackpots”. “We believe that connection to SOFTSWISS …

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Saxony-Anhalt sees no interest for GlüNeuRStv casino and poker licences

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The Bundesländer of Saxony-Anhalt has published its ‘whitelist’ of operators that have been approved licences in accordance with the laws of GlüNeuRStv – Germany’s fourth interstate treaty on gambling.  Saxony-Anhalt has been appointed to serve as the Bundesländer that will house German gambling’s new federal regulatory agency – Glücksspielbehörde. The GlüNeuRStv regime was formally launched on 1 July, though Germany’s …

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UKGC Single Customer View project secures positive GDPR determination  

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published the phase-1 findings of a ‘Sandbox Review’, providing GDPR compliant feedback on the development of its ‘Single Customer View’ (SCV).  A regulatory objective of the UKGC’s new three-year national strategy has seen the commission seek to establish a SCV solution to provide a “holistic view of a customer’s online gambling behaviour and help …

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Ashley Bloor named RGS Matrix Business Owner to ‘strengthen market position’

EveryMatrix has appointed Ashley Bloor as Business Owner of its RGS Matrix ‘out-of-the-box’ remote gaming server solution. As Business Owner of the division, Bloor’s primary tasks are to ‘strengthen the division’s market position’ and ‘actively contribute to its market success’, whilst working closely with the EveryMatrix and Spearhead studio teams. Bloor started her position on 1 October and will remain …

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Spelinspektionen outlines new strategy against black market

Spelinspektionen – Sweden’s gambling inspectorate – has updated its strategy for “actions against illegal gambling activities”.  The inspectorate updated the strategic framework that has been in place since December 2019, implementing measures that “contribute to the channelling of gambling to legal alternatives”. Swedish stakeholders are reminded that although Spelinspektionen can launch investigations against unlicensed actors/activities, the regulator holds no law …

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