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Betway expands Trustly partnership to UK market

Betway has moved to bolster the payment options available to its UK customers, expanding the scope of its partnership with global account-to-account (A2A) transactions provider Trustly. The enhanced deal will see the Super Group online sports betting and gaming brand leverage Trustly’s open banking product, as the fintech service increases in popularity in the UK.  For Trustly, the agreement marks …

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888 interim results on target ahead of William Hill takeover on 1 July

888 Holdings expects its 2022 interim revenues to be “broadly” in line with corporate expectations, as the FTSE250 igaming group navigates a tougher European regulatory climate. In process of finalising its £2 billion acquisition of William Hill – 888 expects interim revenues to be between £330-and-£335 million range, for the six months to 30 June. The board of 888 noted …

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BOSE: ESG can be financially beneficial if ‘handled right’

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies are treated with scepticism by some, but companies may be underestimating the profitable potential of adopting such measures.  According to the speakers on the ‘Up and down the risk curve – is how we value sports betting changing?’ panel at the Betting on Sports Europe (BOSE) event, consumers are placing increasing value of ESG …

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BGC delivers debut Gambling Anti-Money Laundering Group workshop

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has completed the first Training Day for the Gambling Anti-Money Laundering Group (GAMLG), in a bid to drive high standards and encourage best practice. Topics of discussion during the day-long session was consideration of key emerging risks, best practice and developments, which the standards body stated was a reflection of ‘the diversity of compliance …

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Howard Mittman to lead 888’s stateside operations

As the firm continues to increase its focus on the expanding North American betting and gaming market, 888 has announced Howard Mittman as President of its US operations.  In his new role at 888, Mittman will be responsible for coordinating the Gibraltar company’s strategic partnership with Authentic Brands Group (ABG), in addition to the rollout of the group’s SI Sportsbook …

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888 posts 18% revenue decline ahead of William Hill integration

888 Holdings has detailed that both its B2C and B2B operations suffered a substantial decline during first quarter trading, citing a number of factors impacting the FTSE250 group’s commercial performance.    Publishing a trading update for Q1 2022, 888 detailed a year-on-year corporate revenue decline of 18% to $224 million (2021: $273m) –  a percentage decline which was mirrored by  its …

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888 nets £250m deal reduction on William Hill takeover terms 

The board of 888 Holdings has notified investors that it has reached an agreement with Caesars Entertainment to amend the terms of its acquisition of William Hill.  Citing a change in macroeconomic conditions and regulatory/compliance factors since the deal was initiated on 9 September 2021, Caesars has agreed to lower its enterprise valuation of William Hill from £2.2bn to £1.95/ …

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FSB secures ‘another leap forward’ in North America with Ontario approval

FSB has further expanded its international presence, securing regulatory approval from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), as the provincial betting space continues to grow. In doing so, the London-based software developer has become one of the first betting and igaming suppliers to secure a Gaming Related Supplier licence in Ontario. The firm is preparing to be licence-ready …

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Kambi ‘will not stand still’ after navigating 2021 trading hurdles

Kambi Group has asserted that it will maintain momentum on its international development and investment strategy in 2022, after overcoming hurdles in the Netherlands and with regards to some of its operator partners.  Publishing its full year trading results for 2021, the group revealed a 38% increase in revenue to €162.4 million, (2020: €117.7m), whilst profit before taxation stood at …

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