Tag Archives: denmark

Scientific Games signs five-year extension with Danske Spil

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Scientific Games has strengthened its relationship with Danske Spil after signing a five-year extension to power an enhanced sportsbook for the operator. The extension will see SG Digital – the Group’s digital division – continue to play an integral role in the delivery of sports betting for Danske Spil, having been a trusted partner to the state-owned Danish operator since …

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Denmark to enforce new Code of Conduct seeking highest industry standards

Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority ,has announced that national stakeholders have agreed on new responsibility provisions, measures and adjustments to be attached to the Danish Gambling Act. A political agreement has been approved which will see Spillemyndigheden enforce a new ‘Code of Conduct’ for all licensed gambling incumbents to adhere to, beginning 1 July 2019. Denmark’s new code seeks to …

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BetConstruct secures ADM approval for Italian market

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BetConstruct has made the latest licensing list for the Agenzia Dogane Monopoli (ADM) – the agency responsible for both the collection of taxes and the protection of citizens’ rights through gambling licensing and regulation in Italy. Trading as Vivaro Limited, the Online Gaming Licence will enable BetConstruct to deliver online sports betting, horserace betting, casino games and poker, as well …

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Pinnacle pushes for next-level esports capacity integrating GameScorekeeper API

Low margin sportsbook Pinnacle has detailed that it has ‘significantly accelerated its position as the leading esports bookmaker’, partnering with real-time data provider GameScorekeeper. Pinnacle has moved to integrate GameScorekeeper’s ‘live score API’, which will extensively amplify its esports betting proposition, as GameScorekeeper monitors 85% of all pro-sanctioned esports tournaments/matches. Updating stakeholders, Pinnacle Trading Director Marco Blume states that GameScorekeeper …

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Unibet plays strategic hand sponsoring IHF World Championship

Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc ’s flagship sportsbook brand Unibet has confirmed that it has become the official sponsor of the handball’s ‘IHF World Championship’ hosted in Germany and Denmark (10-28 January 2019). Unibet announces its first sponsorship of the year, securing event sponsorship coverage and logo rights with the International Handball Federation (IHF). “The tournament will see 24 teams compete …

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Winning Post – Safer gambling banks on blocking

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Poland: betting market – poles apart? Betting turnover attributed to domestically licensed operators is reported to have grown 55% to PLZ5.1bn (€1.17bn) in 2018, taking the officially estimated market share to 48% …

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Danish regulator issues crackdown on illegal gambling sites

Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden has ordered local internet service providers (ISPs) to block 18 sites found to be in violation of the Danish Act on Gambling. This was just one of the key outcomes from a report based on three web searches conducted by Spillemyndigheden through December 2018 to identify those operating without the required licence from the Danish Gambling Authority. …

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No Harmony! EGBA outlines EU-wide failings on protection & responsibility standards

Online gambling trade body the European Gaming and Betting Association  (EGBA) has published its latest study ‘Consumer Protection in EU Online Gambling Regulation’, outlining significant all-around failings in consumer protections across EU member states. The study is authored by Dr Margaret Carran of City University London and reveals an un-harmonised and unequal marketplace with regards to online consumer protections which …

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Slovakia outlines major gambling changes inbound for 2019

The government of Slovakia will move to revamp its national gambling code in 2019, liberalising its market to foreign investment and new incumbents. This week, Slovakia’s Národná (national council) approved multiple provisions of the Ministry of Finance’s legislative policy review of national gambling laws, first presented in May 2018. Awaiting President Andrej Kiska’s to approve the mandate, Slovakia expects to open …

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Mr Green would accelerate William Hill international growth

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William Hill has laid out some of the rationale behind its £245m offer to acquire online casino group MRG, the parent company of Mr Green in its offer document to shareholders. The company believes that the acquisition will give William Hill access to an international hub in the shape of Malta from which to drive international growth together with deeper …

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