Tag Archives: denmark

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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Better Collective underlines strong future prospects as ‘Stockholm New Boy’

Industry affiliate marketing firm Better Collective has published its first corporate accounts as a Nasdaq Stockholm-listed enterprise. Presenting its initial Q2 2018 trading update, the Copenhagen-based outfit, details robust growth across its core metrics and KPIs, combined with strong future growth prospects for its services and operations. Achieving a record +66,000 new depositing customers across its network assets during the …

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Bethard enters Denmark confident of becoming new star attraction

New industry incumbent Bethard Group has confirmed that it has secured a Danish online gambling licence, expanding the firm’s Scandinavian footprint. Launched in Q1 2018, Malta-based Bethard seeks to become the industry’s fastest growth online gambling proposition. Updating the market, Co-Founder and CEO Erik Sharp detailed that his firm was positioning itself to expand its services aggressively within in multiple markets …

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Oddschecker: Assessing an extraordinary Russian World Cup

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France have prevailed for their second World Cup triumph, England surpassed expectations into fourth and big names exited early, as attention quickly turns to the upcoming domestic football season, Oddschecker is casting its eyes back to an incredible four weeks in Russia. A total of 166 goals spread over 64 games, including 22 penalties (six missed) in normal time and …

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