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Italian ADM settles on final 67 online gambling concessions

Italy’s customs and monopolies agency – ADM, the governing body overseeing Italian gambling laws is reported to have finalised its long-awaited online gambling licensing procedure. Having revised Italy’s online gambling laws to include tougher AML protections and customer requirements on registration, the ADM has settled on sanctioning 67 new online gambling concessions. As communicated last February, the ADM has renewed …

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Betclic appoints Socialy.fr to lead new image

Seeking to revamp its home market profile, French online bookmaker Betclic has confirmed the appointment of Paris-based Socialy.fr as its new lead creative advertising agency for display, TV and digital verticals. Socialy.fr replaces Omnicom Group and DDB Europe, French marketing agency Romance as Betclic lead creative account. French media news source Strategies.fr, reports that Betclic’s executive team appointed Socialy.fr without …

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Dutch KSA increases illegal online gambling fines as part of policy review

Dutch regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has upped its minimum illegal online gambling sanctions from €150,000 up to €200,000 following the decision from the country’s Senate to approve its Remote Gaming Act. The fines, which come into force today, may be subject to change depending on the number of illegal sites and games as well as the number of bonuses and prizes …

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In the Whoorks! Betclic seeks 50 new Bordeaux recruits for 2019

Finalising its 2018 relocation projects/programs, French online bookmaker Betclic confirms that in 2019. The firm will relocate its headquarters to the newly built ‘Whoorks’ building in Bordeaux’s Bacalan area. Betclic will move all 200 Bordeaux employees working within its European headquarters to the new hi-tech and innovation built Whoorks building, designed and serviced by Groupe Legendre. The French bookmaker will occupy nearly half …

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Betclic secures tough Polish sports betting licence

French online gambling group Betclic Everest has been granted the right to service the Polish online sports betting market by the nation’s Ministry of Finance. On 26 September, the Polish government updated its list of approved sports betting concessions, which are allowed to operate within its regulated market. Betclic Everest has secured a Polish sports betting licence, under the domain …

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French Court charges PMU of anti-competitive practices during 2010 separation

The Paris High Court of Appeals has upheld an original verdict against state-owned racing operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) with regards to ‘abusing its position of influence by enacting anti-competitive business practices’. PMU governance had challenged a February 2018 ruling by France’s Commercial Tribunal against the betting firm, which had deemed its horseracing operations between 2010-2015 as restrictive to licensed …

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Betclic shows home support for Top-14 Bordeaux Begles

European online betting group Betclic has confirmed that it has become the official betting partner of French Top-14 rugby union side Union Bordeaux Begles (UBB). Confirming its latest sponsorship, Betclic marketing details that it will show its home support for ‘Girondins rugby’ backing l’UBB. In 2018, Betclic governance chose the city of Bordeaux as its new headquarters, relocating staff from …

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Bordeaux Calling! Betclic undertakes recruitment drive for French market comeback

French online gambling group Betclic has confirmed that it intends to hire an additional 100 new employees for its new Bordeaux headquarters. Under the leadership of new Chief Executive Nicolas Béraud, the legacy French online gambling firm has restructured its operations, relocating its head office from Paris to the South West of France. Furthermore, Betclic governance continues to reduce the …

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Lotto monopoly questioned in The Netherlands

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Monopolies on sports betting and lottery scratch cards are to remain in The Netherlands, but The Council of the State, the nation’s highest administrative court, has ordered a rethink of its lottery monopoly. Following an appeal by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA), alongside international gambling firms Unibet, Betclic and Betfair, the council ruled that the existence of only …

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Portugal’s online gambling law ‘fails to reduce unregulated market’

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A report commissioned by the Remote Gambling Association, has estimated that 68% of Portuguese online gamblers wager via unlicensed operators within the country. The Eurogroup Consulting Report, based on an online gamblers survey, “demonstrates that the Portuguese legislation has not achieved one of its key objectives, namely reducing the unregulated offer.” Regulator Serviço Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo …

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