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Betway & 32Red join On Air Entertainment

Live table gaming studio, On Air Entertainment has secured deals with two UK-based online casino operators to expand its reach within the country’s regulated market. The partnerships, that include Betway and 32Red, will allow both companies to deliver the player-focused game to their UK players’ devices by gaining instant access to OnAir’s premiere blackjack offering. Furthermore, the latest move will see …

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LeoVegas to broaden new market horizons to counter Euro drags  

LeoVegas AB has posted stagnant financial results, with corporate performance dogged by market exposures to changed regulatory conditions within the Netherlands and Germany. Publishing its Q4 trading statement, the firm saw its period like-for-like corporate revenues maintained at €98 million. The Stockholm-listed operator informed investors that “excluding Germany and the Netherlands”, period revenues would have increased by 26%. Q4 adjusted …

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WPT launches NFT poker club powered by GAMAVRS

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced the launch of pro-poker’s first NFT club – ‘The Poker Heroes Club’ in collaboration with blockchain developer GAMAVRS.  Officially launched this February, The Poker Heroes Club  aims to engage and reward a new generation of poker fans embracing WPT tournaments and players.  Web 3.0 studio GAMAVRS has established a unique and proprietary Poker …

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Evolution doubles 2021 profits as leadership aims to bolster new games pipeline

Evolution Gaming has surpassed the €1 bn mark in operating revenues recorded during 2021 –  buoyed by record-breaking Q4 results that registered double/triple digit growth across all core trading metrics. Publishing its full-year 2021 financial results, the firm registered Q4 revenues of €300m, up 69% on corresponding 2020 results of €177m. Revenue growth was attributed to a ‘continued global demand …

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Sue Yoxall ends 20-year journey with mkodo

Sue Yoxall has ended her 20-year executive tenure leading mkodo, the business she co-founded alongside venture partner Stuart Godfree in 2001.  This week, Yoxall announced on LinkedIn that she had completed her ‘20-year journey with mkodo’ and would no longer be involved in the day-to-day running of the business.   Fresh to the gambling sector in 2001, Yoxall and Managing Director …

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New website launched for Germany’s inbound GGL regulatory agency 

The executive of Saxony Anhalt has launched the official website for German gambling’s federal regulator, Gemeinsamen Glücksspielbehörde der Länder (GGL) – “The Joint Gambling Authority for German Federal States”.  The GGL is yet to be fully composed, as the newly-formed regulatory body is required to finalise its senior management ranks, workforce and administrative structures governing German gambling under the terms …

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Swedish Gaming Inspectorate launches nationwide ‘Games Need Rules’ campaign

The Swedish Gaming Inspectorate, Spelinspektionen, has announced a new nationwide campaign aimed at discouraging the use of unlicensed operators, billed as ‘Games need rules’.  As part of the campaign, the Inspectorate will release a series of films across social media centred around the ‘games need rules’ theme, whilst also asserting that ‘it can be problematic to play with companies without …

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iGamingNuts makes Polish M&A debut with double purchase

Online gaming affiliate operator iGamingNuts has strengthened its international presence, making its debut acquisitions in the Polish gaming market.   The company purchased two affiliate websites – https://www.bukmacher-legalny.pl/ and https://rynekbukmacherski.pl/ – as well as the platforms’ associated databases. Both websites focus on professional sports previews and feature community input, such as reviews and commentary on bookmakers’ bonus offers, whilst iGamingNuts hopes …

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HappyHour.io accelerator hires Lauren Farrell as first CMO 

HappyHour.io the early stage igaming accelerator of former Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) Co-founder and Chief Executive Robin Reed has confirmed the appointment of Lauren Farrell as the venture’s first Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  Farrell joins HappyHour.io’s executive management team from Stockholm-listed online gambling group LeoVegas AB, where she previously served as a Commercial Strategy Director and as the former Marketing …

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UKGC joint-investigation leads to illegal lottery shutdown on Facebook 

A joint investigation by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) and law enforcement partners has led to the shutdown of illicit lotteries operating on the social media platform of Facebook.   Formed under the guidance of the Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN), the Gambling Commission led a probe focused on disrupting illegal/unlicensed lotteries targeting UK consumers on Facebook. Monitoring Facebook, investigative teams …

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