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GVC and Hero become the latest to join Swedish gaming association

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GVC Holdings and Hero Gaming are the two latest gaming operators to join the Swedish industry association Branschföreningen för onlinespel (BOS) which encourages probity, integrity and social responsibility for operators. The membership is set to apply to all gaming brands under the GVC and Hero umbrellas, including GVC’s bwin, PartyPoker and PartyCasino. For Hero, this will cover its Casino Heroes, …

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Betsson appoints Martin Öhman as new Group CFO

Issuing a market update, Stockholm-listed Betsson AB has confirmed the appointment of Martin Öhman as inbound Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), joining Betsson leadership on 1 September 2019. The appointment sees Betsson governance end its six-month executive search for a new corporate financial lead, following the departure of former CFO incumbent Kaaren Hilsen, who returned to Telenor Sweden last September. …

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BetVictor appoints Matt Parkes to oversee brand and creative division

In a bid to revamp its brand and creative division, online bookmaker BetVictor has appointed Matt Parkes as its new Director of Brand and Creative. As part of the new role, Parkes is tasked with offering strategic direction to the brand to build on its current operational success, as well as ensuring brand consistency across channels and overseeing brand positioning, …

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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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WATCH: Jesper Svensson discusses keeping a sportsbook up to date

With constant innovation occurring in the technology space, operators can often find it difficult to ensure that sportsbook technologies do not become outdated. At this year’s ICE conference in February, SBC caught up with Betsson’s CEO, Jesper Svensson, who pointed out that it can often be difficult to maintain technological innovation. He told SBC: “We are having very good momentum …

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Lotteritilsynet deepens Norway payment blackout

Norway’s gambling authority Lotteri-og Stiftelsestilsynet (Lotteritilsynet), continues its hardened stance against remote gambling operators, deemed to be illegally targeting national consumers. Upping its command on restricting remote gambling services, this weekend Lotteritilsynet revealed that it had ordered all Norwegian licensed banks to block payment transactions which could be identified for the purposes of online gambling. The Times of Malta reports …

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Pontus Lindwall: Robust Betsson will meet industry’s multiple 2019 challenges

Publishing its Q4 and full-year 2018 results, the governance of Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB, has detailed a successful year-1 integration and execution of its corporate recovery programme. Product and operational efficiencies see Betsson post its ‘third successive all-time-high’ quarter, recording corporate Q4 2018 revenues MSEK 1,436.6 (Q4 2017: 1,256.4), running alongside a 56% EBIT increase to MSEK 341.5 …

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Colossus Bets delivers Jackpot dynamics to RaceBets daily coupons

Betsson AB European racing property RaceBets has moved to strengthen its customer engagement dynamics, integrating Colossus Bets jackpots market capabilities. Moving forward, RaceBets customers will be able to wager on new Colossus multi-leg pools markets, boosting their RaceBets daily raceday coupons. Acquired in 2016 by Stockholm listed Betsson AB for €34 million, RaceBets offers European racing’s most comprehensive wagering portfolio featuring …

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Betsson AB appoints ‘Strategy Pro’ Peter Frey as group Product/Tech lead

Merging the executive positions of Chief Product and Technical Officer, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has confirmed the appointment of Peter Frey to its corporate leadership team. A seasoned technology and digital strategy expert, Frey joins Betsson’s executive team from Bonnier Group, Scandinavia’s largest media publishing group, where he most recently served as Chief Technical Officer (2016-2018). Confirming the …

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Red Rake secures UK remote gambling software licence

Valencia-based Red Rake Gaming will be offering gaming content to its UK customer base after securing a remote gambling software licence. The gaming developer plans on launching its content in the next few weeks following the success of its first batch tested in line with UK Gambling Commission standards. Red Rake Gaming is currently in the process of certifying the …

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