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Play’n GO confirms Portuguese market presence

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Play’n GO has pulled off the latest in a series of expansion plans after securing the certification to provide its content to operators in the Portuguese market. The company said that more expansion is “set to come” to follow a very successful 2018 and moves into both Sweden and the Philippines already this year. The launch also coincides with the …

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Stride Gaming revenue capacity impacted by ‘regulatory changes’

The governance of London AIM-listed Stride Gaming has this morning disclosed that corporate net-gaming revenues for the ‘six-month period up to 28 February’ will be 5% lower than expected. Updating investors, Stride governance details that the firm’s revenue capacity has been disrupted by ‘fiscal and regulatory changes implemented in the second half of the calendar year 2018.’ In its update, …

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SkillOnNet shuts down RedKings poker & sportsbook services

Malta-based white-label platform provider SkillOnNet has confirmed that it will shut down it’s RedKings online poker and sportsbook properties on 28 April 2019. Moving forward, the SkillOnNet subsidiary will continue to operate solely as an online casino brand. Shutting down its online poker room, SkillOnNet confirms that it has agreed that MPN (Microgaming) network partner Betsafe, will takeover and fulfil …

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Nektan reports “record growth and revenues” in Q3 trading update

Gaming technology platform and services supplier, Nektan, has reported “record growth and revenues” for its B2B division in its trading update for the third quarter of its financial year ending 30 June 2019 (Q3 FY19). In the trading update, Nektan has reported that its current growth trajectory remains on track to break-even for the financial year, detailing that the Executive …

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Black Cow Technology appoints Baruzi as new product lead

Remote Game Server software specialists, Black Cow Technology, has strengthened its digital division by appointing Shaun Baruzi as the company’s Head of Product. As part of his new role at Black Cow Technology, Baruzi will be tasked with overseeing the development of the company’s Open Gaming Architecture platform by creating new features and functionalities. In addition to this, he will …

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Lottoland granted licences to launch in South Africa

Online lottery operator Lottoland has been granted two licences by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board in South Africa. One of the licences is a bookmakers licence that enables the operator to offer fixed odds betting contingencies to South African customers. The second is a manufacturing licence, allowing Lottoland to develop and use the company’s own software for its …

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US thinking Playtech appoints Massion & Krumins as corporate advisers

The governance of FTSE gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to expand its corporate advisory, confirming the appointments of Anna Massion and John Krumins as new Independent Non-Executive Directors – with immediate effect. Updating investors, Playtech details that the Massion and Krumins appointments will diversify the FTSE firm’s corporate governance capacities and make-up. A seasoned executive in corporate finance …

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iovation report warns of prioritising SCA on inbound PSD2 directives

iovation, the TransUnion owned fraud prevention and authentication solutions provider has published a critical report developed in partnership with consumer research advisory Aite Group titled “PSD2: Advent of the new payments market in Europe.” The report incorporates original research and analyses on the consequences for the global online payments and its wider stakeholders on the revised provisions of the European Union Payment Services Directive (PSD2). …

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Optimizer Invest appoints Grant Williams to lead Megalotto property

New Optimizer Invest property Megalotto will be led by former William Hill Digital Managing Director Grant Williams. The Malta-based industry venture capital fund has appointed Williams to launch and guide its new global lottery online syndicate – launched at the start of 2019. A seasoned executive in online gambling enterprise strategies, operations and marketing, Williams is a former William Hill …

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Degree 53 promotes trusted hand Chris Benstead as new digital director

Industry development, design and innovation studio Degree 53 has confirmed the promotion of Chris Benstead to the leadership position of Digital Director. Benstead has formerly served as a lead digital strategist for Degree 53 since the firm’s foundation in 2013, advising on key client accounts and project strategies. The promotion sees Degree 53 task Benstead with leading day-to-day digital delivery for …

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