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Stuart Godfree: Tech eyes on Apple facing its EC anti-trust probe on App Store rules

SBC News Stuart Godfree: Tech eyes on Apple facing its EC anti-trust probe on App Store rules

Mobile gaming expert, Stuart Godfree, Managing Director at mkodo, has opened up on new European legislation that threatens to impact Apple’s App Store, notably in relation to the publishing of real-money gaming products.  The new legislation, he said, will see the removal of restrictions on In-App Purchasing (IAP), allowing third parties to use external payment for services as well as …

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Gaming Corps gains Finland and Norway entry through WKND deal

Finland’s Paf renews long-standing Kambi sportsbook partnership

Swedish game developer Gaming Corps has added WKND to its portfolio of partner operators. The new partnership will see Gaming Corps’ full games suite, including the Piggy Smash, Raging Zeus Mines, Mighty Mammoth, Lobster Hotpot, Jet Lucky and Coin Mine titles, distributed onto WKND’s CasinoFriday brand across Finland and Norway.  Danielle Calafato, Chief Commercial Officer from Gaming Corps, said: “WKND …

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Dutch government asks for public opinion on fixed online player deposits proposal

SBC News Dutch government asks for public opinion on fixed online player deposits proposal

A public consultation has been opened on the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security’s draft proposal for online player deposit limits.  Translated from Dutch by SBC News, the draft rules propose a maximum monthly deposit limit of €150 for all players aged between 18 and 23, and €350 for everyone aged over 24 – with the option to increase those …

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Peru appoints Yuri Padilla to lead reorganised Directorate of Gambling

SBC News Peru appoints Yuri Padilla to lead reorganised Directorate of Gambling

MINCETUR – The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru has announced the appointment of Yuri Guerra Padilla as the new President of the General Directorate of Gambling (DGJCMT). On Monday, MINCETUR informed media that it had terminated the tenure of Eduardo Sevilla Echevarría as President of the General Directorate, providing no reasons for the incumbent’s dismissal. His replacement, …

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ITIA sanctions James Blake for promoting tennis betting

SBC News ITIA sanctions James Blake for promoting tennis betting

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has announced that James Blake has accepted a sanction for breaching tennis’ betting sponsorship rules.  The Miami Open Tournament Director and former tennis player reportedly fully cooperated with the investigation and did not contest the charge. Notably, the ITIA accepted that the violation was unintentional and has issued a fine of $56,250 with a …

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Michael Daly on Catena Media’s Tech-First Approach to US Growth

SBC News Michael Daly on Catena Media’s Tech-First Approach to US Growth

The effectiveness of affiliate-operator partnerships relies on numerous factors. These include the potency of the affiliate brand, their commitment to developing top-quality content, and their bold strategies for customer acquisition. Whether the strategy builds on the implementation of new technologies, exploration of diverse player acquisition tactics, or a forward-thinking approach to commission models, the goal remains the same – ensuring …

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Betby and Bad Hombre Gaming grow partnership with brand launches and AI tools

SBC News Betby and Bad Hombre Gaming grow partnership with brand launches and AI tools

Sports betting solutions provider Betby has announced that it will launch multiple betting brands and make its AI-based sportsbook tools available to all brands powered by its partnership with next-generation casino platform supplier Bad Hombre Gaming. The latter, which specialises in crypto payments, currently uses Betby’s sportsbook platform and the Betby.Games esports odds feed to power over 15 brands, with …

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DCMS confirms September application of £2/£5 stake limits on online slots

Paul Scully joins DCMS BGC

The UK government has confirmed that staking limits will be applied to online slot games from September as a guaranteed player protection measure following the Gambling Review, under its White Paper consultation. The decision was announced by Stuart Andrew MP, Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), a judgment deemed as a “landmark moment for …

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