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Supreme Ventures launches new sports betting platform with Altenar

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Sports fans on Just Bet, a fixed odds betting network operated by Supreme Ventures Ltd (SVL) in Jamaica, are now enjoying greater options for sports betting after the implementation of an innovative sports betting platform from Altenar in December of last year. The new platform is equipped with all the latest technological industry advancements to provide an enhanced betting experience, …

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Golden Race continues US move with SCCG partnership

Creator and global provider of virtual sports and betting solutions Golden Race has secured a new partnership with SCCG Management which will facilitate new partnerships with US operators to supply its virtual sports betting technologies. Supporting its expansion across the post-PASPA US market, SCCG Management will represent Golden Race across both the Native American and Non-Tribal gaming market. Celebrating the …

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GVC expects strong full year results following online growth

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Gambling group GVC Holdings expects its full-year results to show an ‘excellent’ operational and financial performance throughout 2019, as stated in the operator group’s post close trading update for the year to 31 December 2019. GVC reported that growth in its online division has led the way for what it believes to be a ‘successful 2020’. It revealed that net gaming revenue ‘remains strong’ …

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Reformed TIU meets year-1 integrity goals ahead of critical 2020

Completing its first year under a new operating regime, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has today published its annual review detailing the development of its work and further directives protecting tennis competitions, athletes and wider stakeholders from corruption. Following a two-year investigation, the ‘Independent Review Panel’ (IRP) recommended that tennis’ combined governing bodies reform the TIU’s governance and working remit. …

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Spanish consumer watchdog instructs coalition to replicate ‘UK credit ban’

Spanish independent consumer watchdog FACUA ‘Consumidores en Acción’ (‘consumers in action’) has advised Podemos deputy Alberto Garzon to implement a ban on credit card wagering across all gambling verticals. Garzon is set to serve as Spain’s Minister of Consumer Affairs within the newly established PSOE-Podemos left-wing coalition government. Seeking closer scrutiny of Spain’s regulated gambling marketplace, PSOE-Podemos has transferred full …

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570 sporting alerts recorded in Europe, GLMS report reveals

The Global Lottery Management System (GLMS) flagged 157 matches for potentially suspicious activity in 2019, with the vast majority of alerts from these matches sent to football partners FIFA and UEFA (alerts for 98 matches). The rest of the alerts were sent to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC), law enforcement authorities, local …

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Spelinspektionen demands tightening of Sweden’s AML codes

Issuing a market update, Swedish gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen detailed that it has requested specific amendments to be introduced to Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) approved measures and protections against money laundering. Spelinspektionen undertakes its parliamentary request, as it seeks to establish a new Swedish Treasury approved AML control system to monitor specific gambling transactions. On 1 January 2020, the Riksdag sanctioned new …

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Sweden’s BOS criticises regulator’s proposals to combat match fixing

Sweden’s online gambling trade association Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS) has criticised the regulator’s proposals to prohibit operators from offering certain markets on individual performance. Yesterday, Spelinspektionen revealed that it had drafted proposals, currently awaiting review, which would mean that betting operators must not offer betting markets on ‘a rule violation or loss in parts’. For example, an operator would not …

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EuroLeague turns to Genius to maximise live betting data value

EuroLeague, Europe’s top-tier of professional basketball, has expanded its existing relationship with Genius Sports to bolster the distribution of its licensed data rights for global sports betting incumbents. Since 2016, Genius Sports has served as the EuroLeague’s principal data collector and distributor for the betting industry. Expanding the Genius Sports service, EuroLeague has confirmed that data from its syndicated tournaments …

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Degree 53 ‘UX Review’ reviews operators against latest Apple app guidelines

Industry design and innovation studio Degree 53 has published a new ‘UX Review’ detailing guidance on how operators can meet Apple native design standards with their current product catalogue. In June 2019, Apple updated its App Store review guidelines to impose restrictions on real-money apps, enforcing stricter guidelines on clamping down of non-native applications – a decision that caused much industry …

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