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888 secures Swedish expansion

Online gaming operator 888 has been confirmed as the latest operator to secure a Swedish expansion after it landed a online gambling licence, which will allow it to offer casino, poker and sports betting in the country. The agreement was confirmed with a statement by 888, to its shareholders, with the operator now being listed among the licence holders on Lotteriinspektionen’s site. The full list of licensees can …

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Spiffbet strengthens Spanish presence with Jokerbet launch

Gambling content developer Spiffbet has teamed up with Jokerbet to unveil the fun, in-play Take5 live game to the Spanish market. Rebranded as Joker-5 to enhance its appeal in Spain, the innovative, mobile game, allows players to select a match and bet if they think a goal will be scored in the next five-minute period. The launch comes after Spiffbet was …

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Betsson shuts down NetPlay subsidiary TV & London profiles

Continuing its restructure/realignment of assets and divisions, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has confirmed that it will undertake a new strategy for its UK-centric brands in 2019. Betsson management has confirmed that it will not renew TV contracts for its NetPlay interactive gaming subsidiary with UK broadcasters ITV and Channel 5 (Viacom). The decision sees Betsson refocus on developing …

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Videoslots and SafeEnt take Swedish licence count to 18

SafeEnt

The licence count in Sweden has reached 18 after two more companies – Videoslots Ltd and SafeEnt Ltd, a subsidiary of Global Gaming, secured approval to service the market from 1 January 2019. On 3 and 4 December, Videoslots was granted a licence for online games, while SafeEnt secured a five-year licence for betting and online gaming through Ninja Casino …

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Lotteriinspektionen publishes first licences for re-regulated Swedish market

Swedish gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen has this morning announced its first sixteen approved operators, which will be allowed to service Sweden’s re-regulated online gambling marketplace from 1 January 2019. As anticipated, established Stockholm-listed enterprises’ Kindred Group Plc, Betsson AB and LeoVegas AB feature on the Lotteriinspektionen approved list. In a statement released this morning, Kindred Group confirmed that it had secured approval …

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William Hill eyes digital expansion through MRG acquisition

FTSE250  bookmaker William Hill Plc is looking to grow its digital footprint and expand its European profile, putting forward a cash offer to acquire Stockholm-listed MRG Group (legacy Mr Green & Co) for a sum equivalent to €271 million.  This morning,  William Hill governance offered its opening SEK69 in cash per share to MRG investors, representing a total of SEK2,819m (€270.96m). To date, William Hill …

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Betsson AB continues recovery momentum as firm looks to ‘make its home mark’

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB, has this morning published its Q3 trading update (period ending 30 September), reporting robust growth achieved alongside a number of operational efficiencies implemented through its ‘back on track’ corporate recovery plan. Updating the market, Betsson records group Q3 revenues of SEK 1,427 million (Q3 2017: SEK 1,181m), detailing growth and strong player activity across …

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Sportradar: The uncertain ‘guess’ driving the IRP’s data proposals for tennis

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David Lampitt, Managing Director of Group Operations at Sportradar, described the Independent Review Panel (IRP) proposals for lower level tennis as “archaic”, adding that it is “counter-intuitive to think that adopting a prohibition style is going to enhance the integrity of the sport”. Speaking at last month’s Betting on Sports conference at Olympia London, Lampitt was asked about the possible …

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Swedish tax dispute sees Tristan Sjöberg depart Betsson governance

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has today announced that Tristan Sjöberg has resigned from its Board of Directors. Issuing a short corporate update, Betsson cites that Sjöberg has resigned due to his ongoing dispute with the Swedish Tax Authority related to personal tax liabilities. The announcement sees Sjöberg end his six-month tenure as a Betsson AB corporate director and …

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ConversionBet expands senior team with new CMO Fedotov

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Vadim Fedotov, a veteran of the iGaming industry, has joined ConversionBet as the behavioural marketing experts’ new chief marketing officer. As CMO, Fedotov will oversee the strategy, partnerships, marketing, and monetisation of new product launches for ConversionBet, a provider of customisation and behavioural-driven products to operators including Betsson Group, GiG, Mr Green and Jackpotjoy. Having worked for the likes of …

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