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Francesco Totti named Betsson.sport ambassador in Italian market entry

Betsson looks to redefine focus of sportsbook marketing in latest campaign

Betsson.sport has named Francesco Totti as an ambassador as the group launches its new sports infotainment platform in Italy.  Stockholm-listed Betsson praised the Italian football legend for his ‘exceptional talent’ and ‘illustrious career’, whilst the partnership will focus on delivering exclusive content, interviews, news and highlights across various sporting disciplines. Ronni Hartvig, Chief Commercial Officer of Betsson Group, commented: “Italy …

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Betsson moves EU online services to Rizk Nordic after BML Finnish row

SBC News Betsson moves EU online services to Rizk Nordic after BML Finnish row

Betsson has moved its online gaming services for European customers to a new holding company under the name Rizk Nordic Limited. The brand holds a licence from and has been regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) since November 2022. Rizk domain is replacing the previous licensee BML Group.  Betsson’s updated website now reads: “For customers residing in the European …

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Betsson launches in Italy as new challenger

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Betsson has announced that it has officially launched in Italy with its sports betting offering. Described as a ‘strategic move’, the Swedish operator looks to further demonstrate its expansion into new markets which has accelerated across multiple different regions.  Ronni Hartvig, Chief Commercial Officer of Betsson Group, described how the country has grown significantly in importance for the Betsson AB-owned …

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Betsson’s BML Group dealt Finnish blow by NPB

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After marking another successful streak in its latest interim report, Betsson Group has been dealt a blow in Finland where its subsidiary BML Group appeared on the country’s blacklist of unlicensed operators.   In a new development, Finland’s National Police Board (NPB) placed the company next to a number of corporate entities banned from interacting with any banks, payment services and …

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Betsson rewards investors €89m dividends to celebrate Jubilee 2023 results 

Betsson AB CEO Pontus Lindwall

Betsson AB has proclaimed a second successive year of record-breaking financial results and KPIs as it celebrates its 60th year in business. Publishing its full-year 2023 results this morning, the Stockholm-listed gambling group’s corporate revenues stood at €948m, up 22% on FY2022 results of €777m. Year trading saw the firm register a 60% increase in EBITDA to €262m (FY2022: €173m) …

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Betsson’s betFIRST launches Belgium online casino

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betFIRST has partnered with Middelkerke Casino to launch a new online casino in Belgium. The Betsson-owned sportsbook became the first to obtain an online sports betting licence in Belgium back in 2011, and now aims to become the leading operator in the country with its recently secured A+ casino licence. Betsson Operations CEO, Jesper Svenssen, stated: “We acquired a market …

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Betsson strengthens LatAm expansion in signing Paolo Guerrero

SBC News Betsson strengthens LatAm expansion in signing Paolo Guerrero

Betsson has named Peruvian football star Paolo Guerrero as its exclusive global casino ambassador.  The partnership aims to strengthen the operator’s presence in Latin America, with the former Bundesliga striker and the all-time top scorer for the Peruvian national team, bringing his status and passion for the game to promote Betsson’s online casino offering. Andrea Rossi, Betsson’s Commercial Director for …

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Kindred faces high-profile customer liability lawsuit in Stockholm

SBC News Kindred faces high-profile customer liability lawsuit in Stockholm

Kindred Group faces a high-profile legal challenge in Sweden as Stockholm’s District Court begins the hearing of a lawsuit brought by Per Holknekt. The fashion designer and founder of Odd Molly has accused Kindred Group and its subsidiary Spooniker Ltd of “feeding his gambling addiction, which spiralled out of control”. Prior to the lawsuit, Holknekt admitted to Swedish media that …

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