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Singular to sign 100% of shares over to Flutter as new journey begins

B2B igaming software developer Singular has confirmed that 100% of its shares will be transferred to Flutter Entertainment, completing its acquisition by the FTSE100 gambling giant. Singular will become a technology asset of Flutter,  helping power its tier-1 brand portfolio of Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet and The Stars Group, and further represents the expansion of the gambling group’s operations …

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Betway grants derby assets to BGC for highest exposure of ‘Take Time to Think’

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) aims for the highest Premier League exposure of its new ‘Take Time to Think’ campaign, promoting safer gambling tools and responsible conduct.    This Sunday, the campaign has been granted Betway’s entire London Stadium sponsorship assets as Premier League partner West Ham United plays its fierce London derby against Tottenham Hotspur. UK gambling’s new headline …

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BetConstruct wins appeal to reinstate Vivaro’s Swedish licence 

BetConstruct’s European B2C subsidiary Vivaro Gaming has won its Swedish Administrative Court appeal to have its online gambling licence reinstated.    Last month, Vivaro had its licence revoked by Swedish gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen that ruled the pan-European operator to be inactive within the market. Citing that Vivaro accounts had registered 0 SEK revenues in the past year, Spelinspektionen annulled Vivaro’s licence …

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MGA updates requirements for ‘key functions’ positions, integrity and auditing

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has made substantial changes to its key functions requirements by updating standards for licence applications, resignations, appointments and player accounts, among other areas. Having come into force on 20 October, the update means that new licence applicants must inform the authority of the identity of persons at the company who hold the role of CEO, …

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Kiron partners with Parimatch for virtuals roll-out

Kiron partners with Parimatch for virtuals roll-out

Kiron Interactive has continued its global expansion after agreeing to supply its portfolio of virtual sports and number games content to leading CIS markets betting group Parimatch. Parimatch players will be able to access a range of games, which will be integrated via BetMan – Kiron’s proprietary omni-channel RGS solution, which provides a turnkey plug-and-play virtual games suite for clients. …

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Eccles returns to betting scene with decentralised BetDEX

Nigel Eccles, the co-founder of FanDuel, has announced the launch of his new business venture BetDEX Labs – a decentralised sports betting exchange built on the blockchain rails of Solana (SOL).  BetDEX is co-founded by Eccles and former FanDuel senior engineers Varun Sudhakar (CEO) and Stuart Tonner (CTO).   Eccles posted on LinkedIn that the venture would be welcoming FanDuel Director …

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SOFTSWISS enhances bonus offerings with new Hunting option

SOFTSWISS Sportsbook has further enhanced its range of bonus offerings by launching the new Hunting bonus type, lauding the release as ‘the first of its kind’ in the market. The customisable new bonus supports all triggers and platform groups, allowing SOFTSWISS’ operator partners to optimise it for different demographics, whilst also enabling players to access more free bets. “We hope …

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Ireland moves forward with overhaul of betting industry oversight

New laws which would see an overhaul of regulatory oversight of the betting and gaming industry implemented in Ireland have moved closer to completion, according to The Irish Times. The outlet reported yesterday that legislation banning free bets and ‘VIP treatments’ for certain gamblers, whilst a long-touted regulatory body will also be launched.  A new regulator for the Irish betting …

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DraftKings remains confident in potential buyout after Entain extension

DraftKings has maintained confidence in a potential £20 billion buyout of Entain, after the latter extended its ‘Put Up or Shut Up’ deadline yesterday, requesting clarification on a number of issues relating to the transaction. The FTSE100 gambling group has pushed the deadline forward to 16 November 2021, requiring the US sports betting and fantasy sports operator to make a …

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Entain extends DraftKings deadline but warns of definitive deal duties

Entain Plc has extended its ‘put-up or shut-up’ deadline to DraftKings, as investors of the FTSE100 gambling group demand that its US suitor put definitive terms on its $20 billion acquisition bid. In an official announcement this afternoon, the gambling group detailed that it requires ‘a number of matters to be satisfactorily resolved ‘by no later than 5.00pm on 19 …

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