Tag Archives: Gaming Innovation Group (GiG)

GiG renews ISO Tech Security certificate

Updating stakeholders, Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed that it has been accredited with ISO-27001 certification for a further year. Sanctioned by the consumer standards and protections NGO the ‘International Organisation for Standardization’, ISO-27001 is regarded as one of the highest-ranking global IT security certificates for technology enterprises. ISO accreditation follows a review of GIG’s technology stack, analysing the …

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GiG appoints HooYu to harmonise KYC lifecycles

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has appointed HooYu, developer of digital identity verification systems to revamp its customer compliance and KYC frameworks, improving player experience and engagements. Focusing on smoothing customer onboarding disciplines, HooYu is tasked with enhancing GiG’s all-around KYC capacities and processes, at all points of a customer’s lifecycle. Updating stakeholders, Mark Weston, Head of Payments at GiG commented: …

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Cost saving GiG shuts down games studio

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has has halted investments in developing its proprietary ‘GiG Games’ studio, with immediate effect. The closure of the studio has been undertaken in order for GiG to reduce operational expenditures, whilst further returning the group to the core focuses of developing technology platforms and further igaming provisions. In its statement, GiG details that the closure …

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GIG ends Robin Reed’s CEO tenure with immediate effect

Issuing a market filing this morning, Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has moved to replace Group Chief Executive Robin Eirik Reed with immediate effect. Updating investors, GiG governance said Reed has officially departed the firm’s executive leadership team as of 5 September and will be replaced by GIG Chief Operating Officer (COO) Richard Brown as interim CEO. The company confirmed that …

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GiG suspends Swedish sportsbooks over ‘lack of clarity’ in regulations

Online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has allegedly halted its sportsbook operations for its proprietary Rizk and Guts brands across Sweden, citing the country’s regulatory framework as the main reason. As reported on igamingbusiness, GiG has argued that the current ‘lack of clarity’ in Swedish gaming laws has meant that the brands will ‘temporarily suspend’ all bets until there …

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GiG expands Euro profile with upcoming Spain & Romania launches

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has expanded its European footprint by securing new licensing provisions for the markets of Spain and Romania. Updating investors, GiG governance confirms that Spanish gambling regulator DGOJ has granted GiG B2C online sportsbook and casino licences. The company has also disclosed that it will move to launch its flagship RIZK brand for the Spanish market, …

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Eight operators fall foul of Spelinspektionen

Eight gambling operators, including Flutter Entertainment and GVC Holdings, have fallen foul of Spelinspektionen after it was revealed that the operators had been offering betting markets on events where the majority of the players were under the age of 18. Bet365, GVC, The Stars Group, Flutter Entertainment, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), Bethard Group, Casinostugan Limited and Polar limited had all …

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GiG repositions itself as a ‘sportsbook first’ operator with Guts launch

Online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has launched its new sportsbook, Guts, which will see the brand reposition itself as a ‘sportsbook first’ operator. New and existing users for the in-house brand’s sportsbook will be able to access an improved UI/UX, fast navigation as well as access to a mobile-focused platform. As part of the new launch, GiG has …

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GiG helps Metal Casino roll out new sportsbook

In collaboration with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), online gaming operator Metal Casino has launched a new sportsbook, available in jurisdictions covered by UK and Maltese gambling licences. As part of the new agreement, GIG’s omni-channel managed sportsbook solution has been integrated across Metal Casino’s platforms. “We are happy to support Metal Casino entering the world of sports betting,” GiG director …

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Bet365 becomes the latest to implement GiG Comply software

Bet365 is set to be the latest operator to implement the marketing compliance screening tool, GiG Comply after inking a new deal with Gaming Innovation Group Inc (GiG). The compliance tool software is able to scan up to 30,000 web pages daily and will offer Bet365 a thorough list of locations where any of its brands are mentioned is compiled …

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