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Committee of Advertising Practice publishes UK gambling advertising review

The UK Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has published a review of the impact of gambling advertising on young people and problem gamblers. The review by CAP was launched in response to the request by the Department of Culture, Media and Sports for UK wide review of gambling marketing and promotion and its effects on its viewers. The review details …

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Skrill adds 1-Tap to SBOBET verticals

Online payment processor Skrill, today announces that it has integrated its 1-Tap  payment system with SBOBET desktop and mobile verticals. Skrill 1-Tap connects with Skrill’s Digital Wallet to offer quick and easy mobile payments to merchants and customers. By using Skrill 1-Tap, SBOBET customers can make payments in ‘one tap’ on any device, rather than having to repeatedly enter their …

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Boylesport re-brands and launches new marketing for UK push

Irish bookmaker Boylesports has undergone a re-brand, as the bookmaker set to target the UK gambling market. Boylesports’ founder John Boyle and champion jockey Barry Geraghty unveiled the new Boylesport brand at a special event in Dublin. Industry news source EGR Magazine reports that the re-brand will be supported by a new multi-content advertising campaign, which will be launched in …

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Norway set to strengthen online gambling protections

Norway’s Ministry of Justice has recommended that Norway’s government and gambling regulators toughen their stance on unlicensed online gambling and sports betting operations. The Ministry had recently published the results of a study conducted on the Norwegian online gambling sector. It found that approximately 10% of its current market wagers were being processed through unlicensed operators. The study found that …

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Perform agrees $500 million media rights contract with WTA

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has agreed to a media rights contract it says will be worth more than $525 million over 10 seasons from 2017 to 2026, with plans to produce all 2,000 or so singles matches on the women’s tennis tour each year. The deal, announced Tuesday, keeps the WTA’s international television rights with its current broadcast distribution …

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12 new operators apply for Spanish DGOJ licences

La Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), Spain’s national gambling regulator has revealed that 12 online gambling operators have filed applications to enter its regulated market. The DGOJ re-opened its online gambling application service last month to allow operators to indicate their market entry interest. The DGOJ application window was officially closed yesterday, the regulator disclosed that twenty general …

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Codere restructures European senior management

Spain’s Grupo Codere has announced the senior managerial appointments of Alejandro Pascual as European Chief Operations Officer and Jose Antonio Gonzalez Lainez as Chief of Spanish Operations. Pascual will lead Codere European operations, having previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Codere Italia. He has held senior managerial positions at Codere since 2000 when he joined the gambling group a …

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Goldbet appoints Michele Sprovieri as CEO

Austrian sports betting operator GoldBet Entertainment Ltd has appointed Michele Sprovieri as its new Chief Executive Officer. Sprovieri takes over leadership of the European focused bookmaker from outgoing CEO Tim Parker. An internal GoldBet senior appointment, Sprovieri began his new position on 20 November, having previously served as GoldBet Chief Technical Officer since 2012 GoldBet management announced the appointment to …

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Vermantia picks up Gold Award

Gaming supplier Vermantia has won the Gold Award in the category “Extroversion & Competitiveness in International Markets” at the E-volution Awards ceremony, organized by Boussias Communications, ELTRUN, the Laboratory of Electronic Commerce and Athens University of Economics and Business. Established in 2007, Vermantia specializes in the creation, management and delivery of innovative & immersive gaming content. Through its proprietary gaming …

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Perform Group de-lists from the London Stock Exchange

Sports data and media rights operator Perform Group today formally announced the delisting of its shares from the London Stock Exchange, following the acquisition of a majority shareholding by Access Industries. Access Industries has confirmed that it now holds, or has been offered, a total of 87% of Perform Group shares. Perform Group will continue to execute its growth strategy …

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