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Buzz Bingo in breach of ASA rules with ad that “appealed to children”

SBC News Buzz Bingo in breach of ASA rules with ad that “appealed to children”

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued a ruling on a Buzz Bingo Group advert which included cartoon Halloween imagery that was “likely to appeal to children”. In challenging whether the ad breached the CAP Code, Buzz Bingo emphasised that the material was featured on its social media page which was restricted to Facebook users aged 18 years and above.  …

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Buzz expects online growth on the horizon after 2023 restructuring

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Buzz Group expects continued growth driven by a more diversified omnichannel business following a restructuring and heavier emphasis placed on online operations during 2023. The company – operator of the Buzz Bingo and Buzz Casino brands – outlined that revenue for the 12-month trading period between October 2022 and September 2023 stood at £195m, driving gross profit of £137m. However, …

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Buzz Group entering new horizons as Casino website hits the market

Buzz Group entering new horizons as Casino website hits the market

Buzz Group has diversified its business model with the launch of a new igaming vertical this week, Buzz Casino, complementing its existing omni-channel bingo operation. The platform has been developed by Playtech, the firm’s long-term igaming tech partner, and will feature table games, live casino titles and slot releases. As its business continues to push for a full post-pandemic recovery, …

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UKGC finalises licence review into IMME over ‘significant’ failings

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has taken enforcement action against International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited (IMME) due to suitability, social responsibility and money laundering’. After a nearly year-long licence review, commencing on 17 January 2020, IMME has made the decision to surrender its UK gambling licence, after the Commission was minded to revoke the certification.  IMME offers services for the betting …

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UKGC issues £780k fine to Buzz Bingo for social responsibility and AML failings

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has accused Buzz Bingo of a range of social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures, handing the operator a fine of £780,000. An investigation by the regulatory body identified a number of shortcomings between October 2019 and December 2020, including financial triggers being set too high and as a result ‘not sufficiently identifying at-risk players’, with …

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Harry Lang provides no BS take on marketing essentials

SBC News Harry Lang provides no BS take on marketing essentials

Harry Lang, Marketing Director of Buzz Bingo, has authored ‘Brands, Bandwagons & Bullshit’ – an essential tutorial for career planning in marketing, advertising, media and public relations. The book, available to purchase on Amazon, provides Lang’s ‘back-to-basics’ insights on all elements of marketing from “getting your first job through to writing a marketing strategy, running integrated campaigns, planning a budget, …

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Former Entain Director Reynolds joins GAMSTOP leadership

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GAMSTOP has announced an expansion of its senior leadership team, having appointed Simon Reynolds as a Non-Executive Director of the National Online Self-Exclusion Scheme. The responsible gambling awareness organisation has expressed confidence in the ‘knowledge and experience’ of safe betting policies and procedures due to his 30 years’ of cross-sector experience in the industry. The new hire’s former positions include …

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Bingo Association confirms full house for National Bingo Day

SBC News Bingo Association confirms full house for National Bingo Day

The Bingo Association has confirmed that this Sunday 27 June, all members (retail and online) will participate in the UK’s first-ever ‘National Bingo Day’. The initiative was announced last March, as the UK government published its lockdown easing roadmap, with the Bingo Association calling for all industry stakeholders to help bingo’s hospitality venues return to business.  Securing its 27 June …

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