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Malta announces Nomad Residency Permit for remote workers

Alex Muscat, Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship for Malta, has announced a new ‘Nomad Residency Permit’ aimed at attracting ‘non-EU’ remote workers and helping maintain Malta’s workforce talent resources.  Revealed in collaboration with CEO of Residency Malta Agency, Charles Mizzi, and CEO of Identity Malta Agency, Anton Sevasta, the new permit will enable remote employees to work and consume in Malta …

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Betsson secures Copa America sponsorship to boost LatAm visibility

Betsson has boosted its brand visibility in the Latin American market by securing the official regional sponsorship of the CONMEBOL Copa America 2021 football tournament. The Stockholm-registered firm has pursued a policy of international expansion over the past year, identifying the LatAm region as one of its core targets. Betsson has since gained a foothold in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, and …

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William Hill initiates LatAm expansion with Colombia launch

William Hill has made the first steps into expanding into the burgeoning South American gambling landscape, building on its acquisition of Alfabet SAS to launch in Colombia. The acquisition of Alfabet was initially conducted in December 2020, in a deal which saw the then Gibraltar and UK-based operator acquire a majority stake in the company which has operated the BetAlfa.co …

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Betsson secures Greek gaming licences to launch flagship brand

Betsson AB has obtained online licences from Greece’s Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC), and has confirmed that it will move ahead with plans to launch its flagship Betsson brand in the country within the coming weeks.  The Stockholm-listed operator confirmed that HGC had approved its upcoming brand to offer the full regulated market provisions for online sportsbook, casino and virtual sports.     …

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Betsson links with Avaldsnes IL to enhance Nordic brand visibility

Betsson has strengthened its brand visibility and marketing initiatives in the Nordic countries, striking a partnership with Norwegian Toppserien women’s football club Avaldsnes IL. Part of a wider international marketing strategy, Betsson’s new status as the main sponsor of Avaldsnes will grant the firm greater brand exposure via kit advertising in all matches played outside of Norway. For domestic fixtures, …

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Caesars initiates bidding contest for William Hill’s UK and European assets

Caesars Entertainment has announced that it will begin the bidding contest for the European and UK home assets of WIlliam Hill, formally completing its takeover of the heritage bookmaker last month.  Reported in The Telegraph, the sale will include all of William Hill’s high street shops – which number around 1,400 in the UK and Ireland – as well as …

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Betsson achieves Q1 success against German & Norweigian challenges

Betsson AB states that it has ‘broadly achieved’ its opening objectives to 2021 trading, maintaining strong geographical growth despite facing operating challenges within Germany and Norway.  Detailing its Q1 finances, the group achieved total revenue of SEK1,592.8  million, an increase of 12%, whilst operating income (EBIT) stood at SEK276.1 million, representing an increase of 6% with a 17.3% EBIT margin. …

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Betsson invests in JDP Tech to cater for LatAm venture requirements

Betsson AB has agreed to invest €8.8 million in JDP Tech Ltd, a specialist payment processing firm for South American market transactions. The deal, undertaken through Betsson’s venture investment subsidiary Perch AB, will see the Stockholm-listed online gambling group acquire a 50% stake in JDP Tech. “This allows Betsson to secure customer payment flows for the continued expansion in Latin …

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SBC Leaders – Jesper Svensson: “Betsson is at the forefront of digitalisation”

The betting and gaming industry finds itself on the forefront of fast-paced digitalisation challenges according to Jesper Svensson – CEO of Betsson AB‘s global operations – who states that industry incumbents must ‘push forward’ and take advantage of the new opportunities that present themself in 2021 and beyond.  Speaking to Kelly Kehn SBC’s Global Relationship Director in the latest episode …

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Betsson gains a Big Bola kick-start to its Mexico ambitions

Betsson AB continues its South American expansion agreeing to form a strategic joint-venture with Mexico’s Big Bola Casinos. The Stockholm-listed online gambling group has announced that Big Bola, one of Mexico’s fourteen federally approved SEGOB gambling operators, will carry its new ‘Betsson Mexico’ sports betting and igaming brand. Big Bola is recognised as one of Mexico’s leading gambling groups, operating …

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