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Sweden to end online casino restrictions on 14 November

The Swedish government will end its temporary restrictions on online casinos from 14 November. According to Swedish media reports, the government will no longer enforce its policy that had been applied since 1 July 2020 as a protective measure for Swedish citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Licensed operators had been forced to impose a mandatory SEK 5,000 (€480) weekly deposit …

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HooYu launches KYC smart re-usable digital identity offering

HooYu, the specialists in KYC and customer onboarding journey specialist, has confirmed the strengthening of its offering with a ‘re-usable digital ID to instantly complete age or identity verification processes’. It’s a move that seeks to help firms in their bid to grow with the digital evolution and retain a stringent verification process. The new service, called HooYu ID, gives consumers …

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Evolution gaming doubles revenues as new RNG optimisation roadmap begins

Evolution Gaming reports a period of high activity, as its gaming business continues to benefit from an expanded product catalogue and games selection.  The Stockholm Nasdaq games studio has attributed a ‘very strong global demand’ for live casino offerings as the primary factor behind its Q3 growth, which has seen its total operating revenues increase by 97% to €276 million …

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Bally’s bulks up tech unit by acquiring Degree 53 

Bally’s Corporation continues its digital makeover announcing that it has agreed to acquire Manchester-based igaming innovation studio Degree 53, to help build-up its UX, design and technical capabilities.  Founded in 2013 by engineer Andrew Daniels, Degree 53 is a specialist agency in software, UX and app development for igaming and sports betting operators.  Degree 53 clients include Betfred, Scientific Games, …

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FIAU orders new AML commands on Malta business  

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has warned licensed operators that they are expected to be familiarised with the revised AML Implementing Procedures (IPs) that will be applied by the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU). Last week, the FIAU updated its IPs guidance on AML and compliance duties that are required to be maintained by registered businesses. The revised orders follow …

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Yolo Group appoints Christine Lewis to oversee restructured operations

Undertaking a major restructuring of its operations, the Yolo Group has appointed Christine Lewis as the CEO of its B2B Bombay Group, One Touch and Hub88 subsidiaries. Lewis, who formerly served at NetEnt and was most recently the Chief Commercial Officer at Pariplay, will carry out the role of CEO of Bombay Group.  Her responsibilities will include heading up mobile-focused …

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Lithuania authorities issue warnings over illegal remote betting sites

The Gaming Control Authority, part of the Ministry of Finance of Lithuania, has issued a warning to the country’s sports betting and gaming industry regarding illegal remote betting sites.  Publishing an update today, the Authority notified the industry that ‘only properly licenced companies having special permission for this online betting operations in Lithuania. Under Lithuanian law, the Gaming Control Authority …

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iSoftBet links with Quik Gaming to enhance aggregation offering

iSoftBet has moved to strengthen its aggregation offering by partnering with Quik Gaming, incorporating several of the latter’s products into its own operations. Lauded by iSoftBet as ‘another positive step’ for the online games supplier and content aggregator, the firm will integrate titles such as Lotto Routelete, Wheel of Fire and Race for Cash into its aggregation portfolio. “The strength …

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EveryMatrix debuts Managed Services unit

EveryMatrix debuts Managed Services unit

EveryMatrix has launched its Managed Services unit, which aims to provide extensive support to its network of igaming operators. Led by Tom Dyson, the Managed Service Unit will advise on areas such as marketing, affiliation, CRM & VIP, product management, payments and fraud, bonus abuse monitoring and customer support. Dyson remarked: “Marketing is among the largest costs for an iGaming …

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bet-at-home forecasts 2021 losses due to Austrian casino judgement 

bet-at-home AG has temporarily discontinued its online casino from Austria as the DACH markets operator faces legal challenges from Austrian customers demanding reimbursement for their online casino taxes.   The decision has been taken as bet-at-home continues to challenge Austria’s national gambling regime that dictates that online casino and poker be controlled by the government’s appointed concession of Casinos Austria.  Notifying …

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