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UKGC wants operators to get tough on customer ID checks

Issuing an industry update, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has reminded operators that if they only request identity documents when a customer withdraws their funds, they could be putting their business at risk of failing to meet anti-money laundering (AML) and social responsibility standards thus breaching the conditions of their licence. The UKGC details that it is concerned following a ... Read More »

IGT wins 7-year West Virginia Lottery lead systems supplier contract

New York-listed lottery and gambling technology provider IGT Group has been awarded a seven-year ‘base contract’ to provide West Virginia Lottery with its principal lottery draw system along with an array of game provisions. IGT informs that it won the contract following a competitive procurement, to replace West Virginia’s legacy systems. The services contract is expected to start on 28 ... Read More »

The FA cuts Ladbrokes partnership, stating no more to gambling relationships

The English Football Association (FA) has confirmed that it has ended its ‘official betting partnership’ with Ladbrokes, just one year into its four-year contract (reported to be worth £4 million per year). Following an internal management review, FA governance has deemed the sponsorship to be inappropriate as the body has to act as supervisor for the sport’s integrity and its ... Read More »

KAX Media rebrands to Gambling.com Group

Following an internal review, Industry affiliate marketing and player acquisition group KAX Media has rebranded to Gambling.com Group. The affiliate marketing specialist has rebranded to better represent its legacy domain Gambling.com and to better communicate its business services. The new name only applies to the Group’s holding company. The Group will continue to use the KAX Media brand as the ... Read More »

Kambi secures Colombia full services deal with Corredor Empresarial

Updating the market, Nordic Nasdaq-listed industry platform and software provider Kambi Group Plc has confirmed that it has secured full services betting provisions contract with Colombian gambling group Corredor Empresarial SA. The partnership will see Kambi become the exclusive platform provider for Corredor’s new online gambling brand BetPlay, servicing the asset with sports betting and casino provisions. Furthermore, Kambi will ... Read More »

K8.com nets Manchester City ‘Asia Betting Partnership’

English Premier League side Manchester City FC has announced that Asian focused firm Kai-Fa Yule operator of the K8.com sports betting brand has secured a ‘multi-year’ agreement becoming its ‘Official Asia Betting Partner’. Philippines-based bookmaker K8.com, will receive premium placement within all Manchester City, Asian related coverage, and will further be promoted throughout the Etihad Stadium (capacity: 55,000) on match ... Read More »

Busy Playtech BGT completes full deployment of Coral retail omni-channel software

Updating the market, Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has confirmed that it has completed the full deployment of its proprietary omni-channel sports betting technology across Coral UK estates (part of Ladbrokes Coral Group). The full deployment, sees PBS now provide terminals and software on more than 3,000 terminals within Coral’s retail stores, which have been integrated with ‘Coral Connect’ customer rewards ... Read More »

Sam Hill – Betgenius: Introducing 3×3, the Groundbreaker for Basketball Betting!

Sam Hill Head of Business Development at Betgenius, introduces 3×3 basketball, the latest addition to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sport roster. An action-packed sport, Hill details what makes 3×3 a great game for betting stakeholders. ____________________________ 3×3 is Played on a half-court, with just one hoop and games that last for 10 minutes, or until one team scores 21 ... Read More »

bettingexpert stays in second despite strong showing at Ascot

Carlisle - Tipster Challenge

Square in the Air director Ben Cleminson and bettingexpert’s Stephen Harris made a flying start in the Tipster Challenge at Ascot by sharing success across the first four races. However, neither managed to find the long odds winners in the final two races of the day, which left Harris in second place despite increasing his weekly average with a 12.00-point ... Read More »

GVC Holdings appoints Jane Anscombe as Independent Director & Chair of Remuneration Committee

FTSE listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has confirmed the appointment of Jane Anscombe as an Independent Non-Executive Director. An investment and communications specialist Anscombe has over thirty-years’ experience in finance for the gaming, leisure and entertainment sectors.  She has held senior executive positions at Rank Group, Carlton Communications and Edison Investment Research. Further to joining GVC as an independent ... Read More »