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Gambling on the mobile platform

Novibet unites with GBG to boost seamless player journey

Novibet has strengthened its digital identity capabilities through a new partnership with GBG.  The collaboration will seek to optimise the brand’s overall customer onboarding experience, for the UK market – as Novibet deploys GBG’s ID3Glbal technology to onboard players. Nikos Katsaros, Legal & Compliance Director, Novibet commented on the link: “We chose GBG based on their proven experience – successfully …

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GamCare calls on collaboration to fill gambling block inefficiencies

GamCare has called for UK financial institutions and businesses to work together in ensuring that all ‘gambling block’ loopholes are closed in order to protect vulnerable consumers. The call for collaboration follows GamCare hosting its ‘Gambling Related Financial Harm’ workshop in which diverse financial stakeholders shared insights on the design and safety features of gambling block tools used by banking …

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UKGC suspends unfit Nektan Plc’s B2C licences 

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has suspended the remote B2C online gambling licences of mobile gaming group Nektan Plc.  The Commission informed that it has placed Nektan under a section 116 investigation, examining the ‘manner in which the operator carried its licensee practices’ and whether the company had breached its licence conditions and compliance duties. In its notice, the Commission …

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Gambless maximises global reach following ORCHA certification

Gambless, the mobile app which provides anonymous and remote support for problem gamblers, has been certified as an ORCHA clinical software, available for distribution to international public health agencies. ORCHA is an independent medical software evaluation and distribution agency, trusted by national health bodies in 11 countries, including the NHS in the UK. The agency’s ‘Clinical Index’, evaluates new software …

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Europol and Premier League clamp down on piracy streaming service

Europol has closed down one of the ‘world’s largest’ sport streaming piracy operations with the assistance of the top flight Premier League and Spain’s La Liga, along with the country’s police authorities. More than 100 million users downloaded the application – called Mobdro – which was connected to websites and platforms in Spain and Portugal with links to servers in …

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Horse Racing Ireland launches mobile app through PTI Digital collaboration

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has announced that it will launch a new mobile application, assisted by digital and data consultancy PTI Digital. The creation of the app is part of HRI’s wider digital vision that will deliver growth and revenue for the business, enhance race day experience, engage key audiences and meet wider HRI strategic objectives.  In March last year, …

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Google allows Play Store gambling app downloads in 15 new markets

Google has updated its ‘Play Store’ developer terms and conditions, announcing that it will allow real-money app downloads for a further 15 countries. Since 2017, Google has allowed its Play Store platform to process unrestricted real money app downloads for the markets of UK, France and Ireland, whilst allowing Brazilian users to download state-licensed lottery and horseracing wagering apps.  Offering …

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OneFootball shows multimedia ambitions by acquiring Dugout

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OneFootball has acquired Dugout in a move which will expand its digital media portfolio, whilst also securing a working relationship with Europe’s biggest football clubs.   The acquisition will see Dugout’s exclusive video content added to the OneFootball app, which will obtain a new premium club content vertical to promote its 70 million global users.  Securing Dugout content, OneFootball will continue …

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Low6 taps new investors for ambitious 2021 growth drive 

Mobile betting games and app developer Low6 has secured a new £1.5 million funding round, strengthening the firm’s 2021 IPO prospects.    This morning, London AIM-listed technology fund Pires Investments Plc disclosed that it had participated in Low6’s latest share subscription, securing ‘6667 ordinary shares in Low 6 Limited at a price of £30 per share for a total consideration of …

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HooYu leads Midnite Esports KYC makeover

New esports wagering platform Midnite has moved to strengthen all components related to its KYC and ID verification disciplines by partnering with digital customer onboarding specialist HooYu.  Launched at the start of the year, Midnite is seeking to become a leading esports wagering platform by offering players the most comprehensive selection of live watch-&-bet markets on esports’ most popular games …

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