Technology

BetVictor.com Added to Belgium Domain Blacklist

The Belgian Gambling Commission (BGC) has added a further five online domains to its blacklist of illegal online gambling operators, including Gibraltar operator BetVictor.com. According to the BGC BetVictor and the other blacklisted operators are in breach of current online gaming laws within the region, and should be allowed to take on Belgium sports betting or gambling wagers. Currently Belgium …

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eGR Operator Innovation Award Winners Announced

Igaming specialist news source eGR magazine announced its 2013 IGaming Innovation Awards winners, during a lunchtime ceremony  held at the Tower of London Pavilion, hosted by UK comedian Tony Hawks. eGR IGaming Innovation Awards set to recognise the igaming industries leaders and market makers in terms of new product and innovation in key areas of the igaming value chain.  This years …

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Olympian Group Launches Betsystems

Gaming software solutions provider – Olympian Group has announced the launched its new integrating casino/sports betting/poker management system – Betsystems. An optimised all in one reporting and player management system, the system offers igaming clients control of payment methods, development support, in-depth player tracking and reporting and additional marketing features.  Olympian Group Describes it as the ‘App Store of online …

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senior management departures announced at bwin.party

Publicly listed igaming operator and software supplier bwin.party have announced the departure of three senior level staff members. These are the first high profile departures since CEO Norbert Teufelberger commenced his new streamlining initiative ‘business strategy’ for the operator, in order to tackle declining performance and valuation on bwin party. The announced departures see Business Development Director Alen Lang, Group …

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Swedish Online Gaming Bill Delayed

After much hope for future clarity and legislation, it appears that Sweden will not publish its online gaming bill to regulate the country’s online gambling market during this current parliamentary term. Sweden’s Culture Committee Minister Peter Norman commented that a new study would be launched in order to investigate possible online gambling legislation. The study would look at the legislation …

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Social Gaming Community Forms Social Gaming Coalition

Social gaming companies DoubleDown, RocketPlay, PlayStudios, Zynga, Plumbee, have joined forces with  IGT, Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Aristocrat MGM and Gamesys to form the international Social Gaming Coalition in order to bring further clarity and education to the current social gaming scene. The Social Games Coalition,  will also provide an industry voice for Social Gaming amid increasing regulatory uncertainty as to …

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Betfred launch new acquisition program with Active Win Media

UK igaming operator Betfred is set to launch a new affiliate and player acquisition programme to be managed by Manchester based full-service marketing agency Active Win Media Limited, using third party  software from Income Access. The new affiliate and marketing program for BetFred is set to be launched at this months Amsterdam Affiliate Conference. Active Win Media will also handle …

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Q1 2013 – Spanish online gaming decline

Gross gaming revenue and turnover dropped in the Spanish igaming market in the first quarter of 2013, as Spain’s deep economic crisis continues to engulf all sectors of the country. Gaming Gross revenues €60.84m for the opening three month period of 2013, signifying a a quarter-on-quarter decline of 1%, while igaming turnover declined by 0.7% to €1.37bn . The drop …

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Inspired Gaming Italian Job – Group forms partnerhip with Gamenet

iGaming software and technology providers Inspired Gaming Group, have further strengthen their position in the Italian market by signing a partnership agreement to provide Gamenet with its popular Virtual sports platform. Inspired further adds to its current list of Italian igaming providers for its Virtual Sports, already servicing major regional operators such as  –  Eurobet, Intralot, Cogetech and Lottomatica. Claudio …

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Stanleybet seeks to Overturn Greek Gaming Monopoly

UK based sports betting firm Stanleybet Limited is studying potential legal action with the Greek government regarding Greek sports betting laws over competition and monopoly. Stanleybet seeks to overturn the domestic monopoly granted to operator OPAP. Presently OPAP is Greece state operated betting and gaming provider with total revenues of €870m for the first quarter of of 2013.OPAP provide betting, …

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