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Netherlands online gambling advertising spend reaches €23m

Rates of gambling advertising have increased significantly in the Netherlands since the launch of the online gambling market, with the total spend of the 11 licensed operators standing at €23 million. Local outlet de Volkskrant, after requesting information from television research agency Nielsen, reported that the highest advertising spend was recorded by the state-owned companies Holland Casino and Toto spent …

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Kindred completes buyback programme with 942,000 shares purchased in December

Kindred Group has successfully completed the buyback of 942,000 shares between 1 December and 17 December, as part of its wider long-running buyback programme. The buyback programme, which was first initiated on 23 July 2021 by the company’s Board of Directors, has seen Kindred re-purchase a total of 4,652,000 shares at a price of 129.0 SEK per share, with Nordea …

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Rada misses December vote on Ukraine Gambling Law’s tax code

The Verkhovna Rada has missed its final opportunity to vote on the tax framework required to complete the outstanding technical arrangements of Ukraine’s Gambling Law. Closing its hearings on Friday 17 December, the Rada held no vote on Bill 2713 – a proposal backed by Ukraine’s Committee on Finance that finalises the tax framework of the Gambling Law. The vote …

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VBET names Man City’s Zinchenko as brand ambassador

VBET has added Oleksandr Zinchenko, Manchester City FC and Ukraine National Team midfielder, as one of its official brand ambassadors. The 25-year-old is the youngest captain in Ukraine’s national football team history, and has won the FA Cup and FA Community Shield With Man City and the English title three times and the EFL Cup four times. George Givishvili, VBET …

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Ladbrokes: Marketing and product cooperation ‘vitally important’ in competitive football betting space

Last week’s SBC Awards 2021 saw numerous operators recognised with honours for a variety of achievements across the sports betting and gaming sector, with Ladbrokes taking home the Football Sportsbook of the Year Award. Although marred by lockdowns and other restrictions, 2021 was a huge year for football fans, and by extension sportsbook due to the Euro 2020 and 2020 …

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Sportradar gains International Hockey Federation exclusive betting data rights

Sportradar has further expanded its portfolio of betting data partners by entering into an global multi-year agreement with the International Hockey Federation (FIH). In place until the conclusion of the 2029/30 season, the deal will see Sportradar collect and distribute betting data from the the roster of international FIH competitions, covering a total of 300 matches per season. This will …

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BGC reiterates affordability check opposition citing Racing TV survey

A recent survey by Racing TV has been cited by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) in its argument against enhanced affordability checks.  Issuing a statement earlier today, BGC Chief Executive Michael Dugher stated that he was ‘alarmed’ at the findings and remarked that he was ‘hopeful’ that ministers would take into consideration the opinions of surveyed bettors. Overall, the …

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Clarion Gaming postpones ICE 2022 February dates 

Clarion Gaming has confirmed that its flagship ICE 2022 London and iGB Affiliate conferences have been postponed due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and its impact on travel and event attendance.  The conferences were due to take place at London’s ExCel Centre from 1-5 February, marking the start of global gaming’s conference agenda. The decision …

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BGC calls for casino support package in the event of further restrictions

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called on the UK government to consider the financial needs of casinos when drafting up any support packages, in the event of further restrictions. As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to sweep across the UK, authorities have begun to implement new restrictions such as mandatory mask wearing in public shops, and Chancellor …

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