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777.be packs its biggest punch with Van Damme

Belgian licensed online sportsbook and casino operator 777.be has launched its latest advertising campaign featuring ‘Belgium’s most famous son’ – Jean Claude Van Damme. Filmed in Brussels, the campaign sees Van Damme promote 777.be mobile casino (Casino777.be) and sportsbook (Bet777.be) verticals in both French and Dutch languages – Belgium’s two main dialects. The campaign titled ‘JCVD plays’ has been developed …

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Nektan hails 2018 as a “key milestone” as it breaks even

London-listed gaming technology specialist Nektan has reached a major milestone in its move to break-even as announced in its unaudited interim results for the six months ending 31 December 2018. The group announced back in January that it was on-course to breaking even in 2019, having reported  record KPI growth, new commercial partnerships and progress on its US market foundations. …

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BetConstruct Live Casino suite secures UKGC accreditation

Industry technology supplier BetConstruct has secured a major operating mandate, confirming that it has been granted a UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) licence for its live casino suite. The BetConstruct Live Casino offering now features Baccarat, Speed Baccarat, Super Six Baccarat, Roulette, Blackjack, Bet On Poker, Russian Poker and Dragon Tiger games, all broadcasted in many languages featuring the exciting multi-camera …

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BetConstruct secures key content partnership with Greentube

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BetConstruct has struck a key strategic partnership with Novomatic Interactive subsidiary Greentube, whose online gaming content will subsequently be rolled out on both BetConstruct’s own casinos and its partner operators. As a result of this new partnership, more than 400 slots will be added to BetConstruct’s RNG library, making it one of the richest and most diversified in the industry. …

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Lighter JPJ Group focused on returning Jackpotjoy to growth

Publishing its full-year 2018 results, the governance of London-listed JPJ Group declares that it has delivered record revenues and corporate earnings, ahead of its market consensus. Completing year-two as an LSE enterprise, JPJ records a 10% increase in group revenues to £319 million (FY2017: £289m), despite its flagship Jackpotjoy (UK) brand delivering a flat revenue performance of £216 million Whilst …

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EGBA – EU common rulebook will solve online gambling inconsistencies

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Maarten Haijer, Director General of the European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA), has urged European Union policymakers to push for the development of a common rulebook on online gambling protections, standards and safeguards. Writing a guest post on EU news source Politico.eu, Haijer reaffirms EGBA’s position that a reported +12 million European online gambling consumers are being underserved by inconsistent …

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888 completes £18m Mandalay acquisition

Online gambling group 888 Holdings has completed its previously announced £18m takeover of number of JPJ Group brands, which include Costa Bingo, City Bingo and Sing Bingo. In February, 888 agreed to acquire a number of digital bingo brands from the Jet Management Group and Jet Media, which form the basis of the Mandalay operating unit. As a result of …

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Lottomatica backs GVC’s revamped Italian bingo network

Updating the market, FTSE100 gambling group GVC Holdings has moved to revamp its Italian igaming services, launching its new ‘Bingo 3.0’ platform serving the firm’s B2C brands in Italy – as well as servicing a network of 27 B2B partners. For the launch of Bingo 3.0, GVC announces a further major Italian coup, with Italian national lottery operator Lottomatica joining …

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Global Gaming Technologies appoints Nolan Bushnell as new CEO

Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari Inc, has joined blockchain gaming group Global Gaming Technologies as its new chief executive and chairman, which will come into effect immediately. Bushnell has previously held the position of CEO at blockchain games developer X2 Games Corp, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Gaming. In addition to this, Bushnell is also the founder …

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BtoBet expands Mexican profile through Logrand-Ainsworth’s ‘Mustang Money’ launch

Industry-tailored platform supplier BtoBet has become a beneficiary of the Logrand Entertainment Mexico and Ainsworth Technology LATAM strategic partnership. Expanding its existing relationship, Logrand and Ainsworth will launch new Mexican online gambling property – ‘Mustang Money’ – powered by BtoBet’s next generation Neuron Gaming platform. Moving to enhance its digital profile last November, Logrand announced the launch of its first …

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