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French ANJ unified gambling authority inbound for spring 2020

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, State Councillor for France’s ‘National Commission for Data Protections’, has announced that her department will soon unveil its new government structure managing regulatory oversight of French gambling. Regarded as France’s leading civil servant on digital enterprise and consumer ethics, last October the En Marche government appointed Falque-Pierrotin to spearhead the development of L’autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) – French …

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Malta MGA terminates The Daily Fantasy Football Company licence

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has announced that incumbent The Daily Fantasy Football Company LTD has lost its capacity to operate wagering services within its jurisdiction, terminating its licence.  As of last week, the company could no longer carry out operations, register new players or accept new customer deposits. Nevertheless, the firm is required to provide all registered players with access …

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Former international cricketer Nasir Jamshed jailed for T20 spot-fixing

Following investigations by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA), former Pakistan international cricketer Nasir Jamshed has been sentenced to 17 months in prison after implementing spot-fixing practices in a variety of T20 tournaments in Bangladesh and Pakistan. In a statement issued by the NCA on Friday, it was revealed that Jamshed alongside British nationals Yousef Anwar and Mohammed Ijaz admitted conspiring …

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Winning Post: Sex, Lies & Clickbait at ICE2020

Regulus Partners begins the week by dissecting the media storm surrounding an eventful ICE2020 Conference. Despite the negative headlines, the industry can take comfort in its balanced reaction to media hysterics… In a week when the Guardians of Righteous Justice descended upon the ICE2020 expo in search of indignation, Signor Flavio Grasselli delivered a particularly memorable riposte to the brand …

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Cejuego seeks advertising parity for Spanish gambling

Spanish land-based gambling trade association Cejuego has called for advertising regulatory equivalence to be sanctioned federally across all gambling verticals. Writing a letter to its members, Cejuego President Alejandro Landaluce maintained that the trade body supported the planned drastic changes to Spain’s federal advertising code governing gambling content. However, Cejuego governance maintains that new industry advertising standards must encompass the marketing …

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Sportnco maintains legacy sportsbook partnership with NetBet.fr

NetBet.fr, the French online sportsbook property of GIMO Ltd, has extended its existing sportsbook platform agreement with Sportnco – the B2B division of France Pari. Updating stakeholders, NetBet.fr management confirms that it has renewed Sportnco lead sportsbook supplier provisions until February 2025, a contract which France Pari’s B2B subsidiary has served since 2010. Sportnco sportsbook systems will service NetBet.fr for key …

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William Hill advances US agenda with imminent CBS Sports deal

FTSE250 bookmaker William Hill Plc is reported to be in the ‘final stages’ of announcing a forthcoming landmark US partnership with national broadcaster CBS Sports. This weekend, The Sunday Times reported that William Hill governance would imminently announce its tie-up with CBS Sports – the sports entertainment division of the newly formed ViacomCBS global media conglomerate. The partnership will see …

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FanDuel announced as XFL’s official fantasy provider

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Flutter entertainment US subsidiary FanDuel has become the official fantasy sports partner of  XFL American Football’s ‘reinvented league’. The firm and bookmaker joins rivals DraftKings, which was announced as an authorised gaming partner on Wednesday, among a growing portfolio of sponsorships.  The XFL is owned by Vince McMahon’s Alpha Entertainment as a competitive rival to the National Football League (NFL). Initially the competition …

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BetConstruct delivers A-Z industry guide through Spring BME App

Spring BME App

BetConstruct has produced an A-Z guide to gaming and betting business through Spring BME App, designed to shed light upon the entire industry. Available for both iOS and Android devices, the app brings the latest updates from the most trusted sources on gaming, sports betting, casinos, regulators, hardware manufacturers and more. It has a community feel whereby people can freely …

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Martin Lycka: Gambling and its Dutchman’s curse

In the latest of a series of columns examining international gambling legislation, GVC Holdings Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka retraces the industry’s arduous history with Dutch politics and policies…  _________________ The year was 1964. The Beatles dominated the charts, Sidney Poitier became the first Afro American actor to have won an Oscar and a Czechoslovak gymnast Vera Caslavska enchanted the world …

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