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VonBets seeks Scandinavian uplift with Jonatan “Tintti” Johansson & Janne Niinimaa as Brand Ambassadors.

Seeking to further its coverage within Scandinavian markets, European online betting operator VonBets (www.VonBets.com) has confirmed the appointment of former Finnish football international  Jonatan “Tintti” Johansson along with Finnish Ice Hockey Legend Janne Niinimaa as VonBets Brand Ambassadors. Popular former Finland striker (106 caps) Jonatan “Tintti” Johansson, brings a wealth of expert football knowledge having played in various European football …

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Christer Fahlstedt takes over as Paf CEO

Åland licensed gambling operator Paf has confirmed the appointment of former Betting Promotion and Tain Networks Chief Executive Christer Fahlstedt as its new CEO. A Scandinavian igaming veteran Fahstedt replaces Ander Ingves, who stepped down as CEO of Paf last February following a dispute with governance regarding the operator’s corporate strategy.   Announcing Fahlstedt as its new CEO, Paf governance …

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Finnplay signs agreement with Trustly Group AB

Finland-based gaming platform provider, Finnplay, has signed an agreement with Trustly Group AB to integrate its online payment solutions. Trustly Group AB is a European FinTech company, named by Deloitte as one of Sweden’s fastest growing technology companies in 2004. Martin Prantner, CEO of Finnplay, commented: “We are delighted to partner with one of Europe’s fastest growing FinTech companies and …

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Thomas Igou – i-Gaming Forum – Spotlight on Nordic market diversity

The i-Gaming Forum today returns to Stockholm, as industry delegates gather to discuss the latest factors, trends and regulatory impacts effecting the lucrative Scandinavian online betting markets. SBC caught up with i-Gaming Forum Programme Director Thomas Igou to discuss this year’s conference and overall sector developments. Igou details how i-Gaming Forum aims to showcase the diversity of individual Nordic betting …

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Corporate strategy fallout sees Ander Ingves depart as CEO of Paf

Scandinavian news sources have reported that Ander Ingves has resigned as Chief Executive of Paf following an ongoing dispute with corporate governance regarding the future strategy of the gambling operator. The board of directors of the Aland Islands licensed company, confirmed to local news sources that Ingves had left the company last week, and had been temporarily replaced by Chief …

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Game Lounge expands in Finland with Suomicasino.com launch

Cherry Gaming AB has moved to further extend its presence within the highly competitive Finnish igaming market, by announcing the launch of Suomicasino.com Suomicasino.com a Finnish market tailored white-label casino, will be operated by Cherry AB marketing subsidiary Game Lounge. The casino will feature gaming content from Cherry AB’s Yggdrasil Gaming, and further inventory from Amaya Inc, NetEnt and Microgaming. …

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Finland set to unify its state owned gambling operators

State owned gambling operators Veikkaus, Raha-automaatttiyhdistys (RAY) and Fintoto are set be merged into one unified enterprise. National news sources have detailed that the decision was undertaken by Finland’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy last September following are review of current market conditions. The merger of the three operators by the cabinet is intended to maintain domestic gambling market exclusivity, …

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Game Lounge acquires top performing Finnish affiliate domains

Cherry Gaming owned Scandinavian affiliate network Game Lounge has signed an agreement to acquire a prominent Finnish affiliate’s domains, including nettikasinovertailu.info, netticasino.eu, onlinecasinofindr.com, nettipokeri.eu, nettiveikkaus.eu and nettibingo.eu for a price of €1,2M. In addition to incremental earnings, both Cherry and Game Lounge will gain a strong strategic position in Finland and profit from a larger and more significant presence in the market. The acquired affiliate sites will …

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Increased costs see Paf report 45% profits decline

Finnish state owned gambling operator Paf has recorded a severe decline in 2014 top-line metric performance. Paf governance would report a 45% decline in 2014 operating profits to €17.2 million from 2013 – €31.4 million. The Aland based operator recorded revenue declines in both its online and land-based divisions. Paf’s digital division would record an 11% drop in revenues to …

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