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Bulgaria votes against gambling act amendments

SBC News Bulgaria votes against gambling act amendments

As an unusual April heatwave engulfs the streets of Bulgaria’s capital, passing by the doors of the Parliamentary House in the heart of Sofia might leave one with the impression that the heat is coming from its halls.  Bulgaria’s brightest minds tirelessly pace back and forth in preparation for another day of debates to defend their electorates’ interests – and …

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Bulgarian gambling sector commits to close AML partnership with authorities

SBC News Bulgarian gambling sector commits to close AML partnership with authorities

Stakeholders in the Bulgarian gambling market will take part in a new initiative against AML/CTF alongside Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) and the State Agency for National Security.  The NRA is Bulgaria’s regulatory body that exercises control over the operator licensing process and taxation, with the news being shared during a general meeting organised by Director General Rumen Spetsov.  The …

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bet365 signs with Bulgaria’s EGT Digital for Eastern European growth   

SBC News bet365 signs with Bulgaria’s EGT Digital for Eastern European growth   

Bulgarian gaming brand EGT Digital has inked a new partnership with gaming provider bet365 to strengthen the latter’s presence in the Eastern European state.  EGT can now supply the operator with its game aggregator, which gives access to some of the largest and most popular game providers in the Bulgarian market – Amuset, CT Interactive, Playson, Wazdan, 7mojos, and 7777 …

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Bulgaria hosts FIFPRO and Europol as part of IntegriSport 3.0 project against match-fixing

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Bulgaria’s capital Sofia became the host of an important international panel on match-fixing prevention and sport integrity safeguarding, part of the IntegriSport 3.0 project.  The Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports, in collaboration with the CSCF Foundation for Sport Integrity, welcomed representatives from the country’s government, law enforcement, as well as a number of sport federations and player unions to …

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Betway and Fans United form interactive partnership

SBC News Betway and Fans United form interactive partnership

Betway has announced a partnership with Bulgaria-headquartered engagement platform, Fans United.  Taking into consideration today’s ‘fast-paced digital landscape’, the pair have emphasised how the collaboration underscores a commitment to enhancing user engagement and interaction on products. Anthony Werkman, CEO of Betway Group, commented: “We’re very excited for this partnership with Fans United, which further demonstrates our desire and commitment to …

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Bulgaria’s pursuit of unlicensed igaming providers reaches 600 bans

SBC News Bulgaria’s pursuit of unlicensed igaming providers reaches 600 bans

In the last three months of 2023, Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) blocked more than 600 igaming websites on the grounds of missing a valid licence. The watchdog’s most recently published list of breaches include domains like 22bet, luckyhit, leon casino, and more.  According to the NRA, the commissioned analysis found that the websites offered options to set up a …

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Altenar partners Everbet following strong year of growth in Balkans

SBC News Altenar partners Everbet following strong year of growth in Balkans

Altenar has partnered with online sports betting and casino operator, Everbet, to bolster its decade-long presence in Bulgaria. The sportsbook and iGaming software supplier has had a strong year of growth in Eastern Europe, and has now been enlisted by recently-launched Everbet to power its sportsbook, as it continues to establish itself in the burgeoning market. Vagelis Bairlis, Sales Manager …

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Bulgaria black market probe investigates FA President’s betting affairs 

SBC News Bulgaria black market probe investigates FA President’s betting affairs 

The Prosecutor’s Office of Bulgaria has launched an investigation against the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) President Borislav Mihaylov.  A statement by government officials said that the probe relates to a number of media publications where it is alleged that Mihaylov has been directly involved in manipulating the outcome of football matches, as well as dealing with unlicensed foreign operators – …

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Bulgaria NRA sees 24,000 citizens reactivate for self-exclusion  

SBC News Bulgaria NRA sees 24,000 citizens reactivate for self-exclusion  

Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) has confirmed that the country’s self-exclusion scheme has seen more than 24,000 newly registered people since December 2022.  After being brought to a halt with a series of regulatory changes back in 2020, the scheme was reactivated again on 12 December 2022 by the NRA to encourage consumers who believe they could or have been …

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Gambling harm prevention boot camp concludes in Bulgaria

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Today marks the conclusion of the annual boot camp titled “10:0 for people against addiction” in Bulgaria, created to support those affected by addictive behaviours, including people suffering from gambling harm.  Organised by community support groups ‘Rematch’ and ‘Help Against Addiction’, the three-day initiative saw its 10th consecutive edition held at the football complex Boyana in the capital city of …

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