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New appointments at AGCC

SBC News New appointments at AGCC

The Alderney Gambling Control  Commission has a new chairman and a new Commissioner after the Alderney Government made two new appointments to the regulator. Lord Faulkner of Worcester has been promoted to the role of Chairman of the Commission, and Christopher Moger QC is a new member of the Commission. The Commission consists of a Chairman and three members who …

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Ezugi launch Uplay1’s Live Hybrid Black Jack

Ezugi, the live dealer gaming system provider, has announced it shall be integrating a Hybrid Black Jack solution to allow unlimited players at a black jack table and increase operator’s revenues The agreement with Uplay1, a gaming intellectual Property Company enables Ezugi’s clients to offer live Black Jack that was previously limited to 7 seats per table to be available …

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ICE 2014 – MetroPlay’s Jamie Walters on Creating Compelling Mobile Content

SBC News ICE 2014 - MetroPlay's Jamie Walters on Creating Compelling Mobile Content

Continuing our series of interviews for the upcoming ICE 2014 conference, team SBC discuses with MetroPlay’s Managing Director Jamie Walters, mobile gaming strategies, marketing for mobile gaming and mobile content management. MetroPlay re-launched in 2013 its Metro Casino brand into the UK igaming market, with a dedicated focus on mobile take-up. MD Jamie Walters will be sitting on the panel …

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32Red Post a Record 2013

Gibraltar based igaming operator 32Red published that  it had posted record annual revenues for 2013. The company stated that it had now witnessed 4 years of consecutive annual growth for its gaming operations in casino and sports betting. The operator revealed that its total revenues had increased by 21% on 2012 figures to £38.8m in 2013. Management at 32Red had …

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Amaya Appoints VP Marlon D. Goldstein – Corporate Affairs & Counsel

SBC News Amaya Appoints VP Marlon D. Goldstein - Corporate Affairs & Counsel

Gaming  technology solutions provider Amaya Gaming Group Inc  have announced that it has appointed Marlon D. Goldstein as its new Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development and General Counsel effective as ofJanuary 24, 2014.  Prior to such date, Mr. Goldstein will be providing various consulting services to the Corporation. Prior to joining Amaya, Mr. Goldstein was a principal shareholder in the corporate and securities …

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UK Gambling Bill to Raise Costs, Cause Advertising & IT Headaches

SBC News UK Gambling Bill to Raise Costs, Cause Advertising & IT Headaches

The UK is set to introduce new gambling legislation that may create major compliance issues and raise costs for Asian operators, especially those counting on accessing millions of Asian sports fans through sports sponsorship and other advertising. Global gaming expert Steve Donoughue, Senior Associate of E-gamingexperts.com, and Dr Peter Chadha -CEO of DrPete Inc – examine the implications. The UK …

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NordicBet.com Stops Wagering Outside of Scandinavia

Betsson Group ­­acquired sports betting brand – NordicBet.com has sent out a player communication announcing that the operator would no longer be accepting wagers on any of its products from region outside of –, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. As of the 2nd of January 2014, NordicBet customers outside of the above mentioned territories will not …

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EveryMatrix Appoint Roee Weinberg as Lead Product Manager

EveryMatrix supplier of igaming software platforms have announced the appointment of Roee Weinberg a Lead Product Manager for their OddsMatrix sports betting platform. Weinberg joins from sports betting solution provider – SBTech, and will take over development and future innovation of the EveryMatrix betting platform. EveryMatrix are in the process of revamping their sports betting platform, and will look to …

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888 On Course to Hit 2013 Targets

SBC News 888 On Course to Hit 2013 Targets

888 Holdings – the igaming operator of brands such as 888Sports, 888Poker and 888 Casino, has stated that it remains confident of meeting its set financial expectations for 2013.  for  adjusted earnings before interest tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA). In an updated statement 888 Holdings stated that the company had demonstrated a strong third-quarter update for 2013,which had transferred into …

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Olybet – Granted Gaming Licence in Lithuania

Last Friday the 13th of December 2013, Olympic Entertainment Group, the holding company of Olybet sports betting brand was granted a sports betting and gaming license allowing the operator to offer and promote gaming products to Lithuania citizens. Olybet are set to target the region by opening sports betting cafes and offering customer sports betting services online Olympic Entertainment Group, …

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