Tag Archives: Armenia

Armenia Finance Minister calls for stringent overhaul of gambling advertising

A Standing Committee of Economic Affairs for the Republic of Armenia’s National Assembly has endorsed a policy proposal that recommends that gambling restrictions be imposed on the nation’s existing Advertising Law.  Armenia’s government has charged standing committees with undertaking the preliminary review of draft policies that are intended to be debated and voted on by the National Assembly. Advertising amendments …

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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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Swedish inspectorate cancels inactive licences of Vivaro and FP Bets 

Spelinspektionen, the gambling inspectorate of Sweden, has revoked the licences of Vivaro Gaming and Fair Play Bets Limited on the grounds of inactivity of business services.  Both operators were granted Swedish online gambling licences during the first half of 2020, but had registered SEK 0 in turnover during the past year – forcing Spelinspektionen to investigate their licences. Responding to …

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Simon Westbury: Preparing the Digitain team for international expansion

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“To me, the team that sits out there is my product.” A clear message for the growing sales team at Digitain from Simon Westbury, as he spoke exclusively from the igaming software provider’s head office in Armenia.  Westbury, Digitain’s Chief Business Officer, caught up with SBC News to discuss preparing for Euro 2020 and longer-term plans for international expansion. He …

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Europe’s new ‘gambling frontier’ comes under the spotlight at SBC Digital Summit CIS

The huge potential of the betting and gaming markets in Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Georgia is set to be a central theme of SBC Digital Summit CIS on 4 – 5 November. The virtual conference and exhibition comes as many operators are seeking new opportunities away from the fierce competition in Europe’s established regulated markets, while at the same time some …

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VBET: Broadening horizons and embracing a new era for iGaming

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Ani Atabekyan, Chief Business Development Officer at VBET, discusses coming out of its “comfort zone” to enter a string of competitive gaming markets across the world, before explaining the natural shift to digital sponsorship assets and outlining an “unprecedented” deal to support Armenian football. SBC: What would you class as your key target markets? And which of these are new …

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Armenia tightens up gambling regulations with new location restrictions

Armenia is reported to be tightening up its gambling regulations, with measures due to impact both the location and size of betting venues. Reported by Armenian media outlets, during a government meeting Finance Minister Atom Janjughazyan stated that bookmakers will now be required to operate solely at locations which are a certain distance away from ‘heavily populated areas, as well …

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Parimatch promotes ‘proven talent’ Dmitry Sergeev as CEO of CIS markets

Parimatch Holdings has confirmed the promotion of Dmitry Sergeev to the newly created executive leadership position – CEO of Parimatch CIS Division.  Sergeev, who has led Parimatch’s Russian unit since 2019, will be tasked with leading operations and growth strategy for the ‘Commonwealth of Independent States’ territories, encompassing – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, …

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Adrianus van Spreeuwel​, Bet4Pride: Building a betting brand for the LGBT community

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A gambling site for the LGBT+ community is so much more than accepting bets on sports or casino, according to Adrianus van Spreeuwel​, Founder and CEO of Bet4Pride. Having spent the best part of a decade working for Mansion Group and bet365, van Spreeuwel helped to launch the Bet4Pride brand in the UK market late last year as a new white …

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Digitain launches peak customisable engine – ‘Bet Generator’

Industry multi-channel platform and systems supplier Digitain has bolstered its sportsbook capacity by launching new betting engine ‘Bet Generator’ – a fully customisable vertical tailored for player preferences. Announced as a major product initiative, Bet Generator has come to market with a host of unique features and innovations, such as allowing players to set desired wagers and potential returns on their …

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