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MoneyMatrix boosts wire transfer options by integrating Klarna’s Sofort

EveryMatrix’s industry-tailored payment processing gateway MoneyMatrix has amplified its customer payment options by integrating Sofort solutions. A core technology subsidiary of Swedish e-credit and e-commerce software provider Klarna, the company ‘recognised as Europe’s highest valued Fintech’, Sofort allows digital merchants to optimise their online bank transfer capabilities. Built on proprietary technology, Sofort allows for online customers to make instant wire …

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Mateusz Juroszek – Non-stop STS will expand amid industry disruptions

Mateusz Juroszek, owner and Chief Executive of STS, Poland’s biggest bookmaker tells SBC that his company is coming out of lockdown stronger having completed key management objectives in expanding the firm’s proprietary technology capacity acquiring long-term Czech IT partner Betsy.   Accelerating STS European expansion projects and initiatives, Juroszek states that his firm will be the one-to-watch for the remainder …

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Martin Lycka – Regulatory high temperatures cancel industry’s ‘silly season’

Facing key regulatory showdowns across the European markets of Spain, Sweden, Germany and the UK, Martin Lycka GVC Holdings Director of Regulatory Affairs tells industry leadership to buckle down for the stresses of a working summer…  _____________ COVID-19 has upended everything. Even the regulatory silly season is now at risk of being cancelled; that eagerly awaited period of slow news …

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MySportwetten: What German players want from a bookmaker

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The most important factor for German players choosing a bookmaker is a wide range of sports and leagues to bet on, found a survey among users on MySportwetten.de, but members of the same odds comparison site are largely not interested in playing online casino. Leadstar Media brand MySportwetten completed the survey to understand more about its affiliated players as the …

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FCA suspends all Wirecard UK transactions and services

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has enforced a number of restrictions on embattled Wirecard AG, following the digital payment processing firm’s decision to file for insolvency in its home market of Germany. Issuing a regulatory notice, the FCA stated that Wirecard UK can no longer carry any regulated market activities. Furthermore, the financial services regulatory body underlined that Wirecard …

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Bundesliga return offers May boost for German betting market

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German bookmakers and affiliates have reported a drastic increase in business after the Bundesliga returned following an eight week hiatus. Affiliate company Leadstar Media reported that its MyWettbonus.de brand had recorded a 100% increase in business since football resumed. Meanwhile, searches for ‘sportwetten’ – the German for ‘sports betting’ – were 2.5x higher in May than in the middle of …

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Germany moves forward by presenting unloved framework to EU courts

Seeking to relaunch its gambling marketplace on 1 July 2021, Germany has submitted the revised framework of its Fourth Edition of the ‘State Treaty on Gambling’ to the European Union. Despite numerous revisions, the framework has yet to be ratified by the nation’s 16 federal Länder (states). The make-up of the treaty continues to be debated by regional MPs at …

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Strong Q1 opening sees LeoVegas recover lost ground

Delivering on key corporate restructuring initiatives, LeoVegas AB has detailed a strong opening to 2020 trading, recording a 4% increase in group revenues to €89 million (Q12019: €86m). The Stockholm-listed online gambling group completed the migration of its 12 UK brands onto its proprietary technology platform, vastly improving game offerings, payment services and engagement functionalities, while also reducing group operating …

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Tipico temporarily suspends affiliate programme 

Leading German online bookmaker Tipico Sportwetten has confirmed the temporary closure of its affiliate marketing programme.  Posting a notice on its website, Tipico marketing disclosed that it will no longer accept new sign-ups and registrations to promote its products and services. Tipico’s statement read: “Until further notice, Tipico’s affiliate programme will be suspended and no new registrations are possible.” The …

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bet-at-home maintains 2020 outlook despite dire opening 

DACH markets betting group bet-at-home AG has recorded double-digit declines across all topline metrics, publishing its Q1 2020 trading update.    The Frankfurt Xetra bookmaker detailed that tough Q1 trading was compounded by the abrupt postponement of European sports and continued wagering declines recorded in Poland and Switzerland. Dealing with multiple headwinds, bet-at-home saw Q1 2020 wagering volumes drop by 18% …

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