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Georgia PM calls for the prohibition of online casino 

Irakli Gharibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, has declared that the government will enforce the toughest online casino protections of all Eastern European states.  Yesterday, Gharibashvili instructed the government to adopt a ‘two-phase approach’ to reform Georgia’s gambling laws, enforcing stringent protections that will mirror a near ‘prohibition status’ for online casino. Lasha Khutsishvili Georgia’s Minister of Finance has been instructed …

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Camelot attributes Tokyo Games for ‘highest-ever’ first-half lottery sales

Camelot has revealed that its H1 National Lottery ticket sales for the 2021/22 financial year were its ‘highest-ever’, attributing its success to the brand’s connection to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Publishing an update this morning, the National Lottery operator announced ticket sales of £3,961.4 million for the first six months of the year – covering 1 April …

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Anders Ström fund bulks up shareholding in Kambi to 20%  

Veralda Group, the investment fund of sports betting pioneer Anders Ström, has executed a series of share buys to increase its ownership in Kambi Group Plc.  This afternoon, Kambi disclosed that Veralda had completed three back-to-back tranches of Kambi transactions on the Stockholm Nasdaq, authorised between 27 October and 19 November 2021. It said: “Veralda Investment Ltd acquired 777,624 shares …

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Orenes and R. Franco merge to form new Spanish gambling giant 

A transformative union has been struck for Spanish gambling as Grupo Orenes and R. Franco have agreed to merge businesses. The merger will establish Spain’s biggest gambling machines manufacturer and distributor of games for casinos, arcades and café premises operating across Spain’s 17 autonomous communities. Dealmakers outlined that the merger was a necessary outcome for both heritage firms to overcome …

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Flutter widens CSR portfolio by linking with Missing People

Flutter Entertainment has formed a partnership with Missing People in a strengthening of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, pledging to support the charity’s efforts to locate missing adults. The agreement, branded as the #TogetherforMissing partnership’ will see the FTSE100 gambling group leverage its range of brands and products in its backing of the organisation. This will include the utilisation …

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KSA grants 11th KOA licence to Jacks.nl

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) – the Netherlands gambling authority – has granted an online gambling licence to JOI Gaming Limited, which will become the 11th licensed incumbent of the KOA Regime.  JOI Gaming serves as the online gambling unit of JVH Gaming & Entertainment Group – the operator of 85 land-based Jack’s, Flamingo and Flash casino properties across the Netherlands. The KOA …

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Dmitry Sergeev to leverage ‘huge potential’ in Eastern Europe for Parimatch

Parimatch Russia has announced that Dmitry Sergeev will take charge of its Eastern European facing operations, with responsibility for coordinating the firm’s growth strategy in the wider region. Sergeev will lead franchise implementation in the area in the role of Head of Parimatch Eastern Europe for Parimatch Russia  as the franchise prepares to separate from Parimatch CIS to operate independently …

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Rank to collect +£80m HMRC VAT settlement

Rank Group Plc has reached an agreement with HMRC in relation to its outstanding VAT refund claim on slot machine income.  Providing a market update, Rank disclosed that HMRC has agreed to issue a refund of £77.5 million paid machine duties paid from April 2006 to January 2013. In April 2020, an Upper Tribunal judgement voted in favour of Rank …

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Back to our roots: Why sport is at the core of the Enetpulse identity

With a completely updated visual and voice identity, Enetpulse is aiming to bring even more excitement back into the sports data solutions they provide to the worldwide market. But what does this new sports vibe actually show? Well, it’s an acknowledgement of what the core of sports data is, according to Enetpulse.  In a conversation with SBC News, Simon Skarsholm …

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Betinvest boosts eGames offering with eCricket tournaments from Esport Pro Club

Betinvest has expanded its eGames content solution with the addition of a new title, eCricket. Hosted by Esport Pro Club (EPC), eCricket tournaments are now available to Betinvest’s global network of partners from this month onwards. As of November 2021, Betinvest’s clients will get access to six tournaments (English Cyber Cup, Bangladesh Cyber Cup, Australian Cyber Cup, International Cyber Cup, …

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