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Lottoland appoints Laura Pearson as Head of Corporate Affairs

Lottoland

Gibraltar-based online lottery operator Lottoland, has confirmed the appointment of Laura Pearson as its new Head of Corporate Affairs. Pearson joins Lottoland from UK National Lottery operator Camelot, where she held the position of Head of Corporate Affairs for Camelot Global heading up the firm’s international communications strategy and PR planning. Joining Lottoland’s executive team, Pearson will be charged with …

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KPMG – Future is bright for Gibraltar industry community

Despite the unknown circumstances of Brexit negotiations, financial services firm KPMG believes that the future is bright for Gibraltar business and its community of industry stakeholders. This week KPMG hosted its seventh annual ‘eSummit in Gibraltar’ on 23 March ( Sunborn Hotel). As the event organiser, KPMG would host a Gibraltar Brexit ‘current state of play update. Opening the eSummit, the Hon. …

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BetVictor withdraws all Russian betting services

UK independent bookmaker BetVictor, has confirmed that it will no longer service players, transactions and wagers from the Russian Federation. Last week the bookmaker sent a customer communication informing players of its decision to suspend its Russian betting services. The bookmaker has moved to close all Russian customer accounts, requesting that affected players withdraw all remaining funds and balances. The …

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Yggdrasil secures William Hill ‘full suite’ partnership

Industry games and platform provider Yggdrasil Gaming (Yggdrasil) has secured a direct integration deal with FTSE-listed betting operator William Hill, conducted through its Gibraltar gaming division. Securing a further partnership with a ‘UK Tier 1’bookmaker, Yggdrasil’s full suite of games will be integrated within William Hill’s platform. The partnership will further see William Hill utilise Yggdrasil unique in-game promotional tool …

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GBGA dealt ‘one entity’ blow in UK tax challenge

European Court of Justice Advocate General Maciej Szpunar has dealt a blow to the legal challenge brought by the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) against the UK HMRC’s 2014 new tax regime on online gambling duties. Detailing his opinion on GBGA’s ongoing challenge, Szpunar stated that British overseas territory Gibraltar and the UK should be treated as ‘one entity’ with regards to …

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Andrew Pegler & Krzysztof Opałka take senior management positions at Yggdrasil

Industry games and content provider Yggdrasil Gaming has moved to bolster its senior management team by conforming the appointment of Andrew Pegler as Chief Commercial Officer for its Gibraltar division, along with the promotion of Krzysztof Opałka to Chief Product Officer (CPO). Entering a new year, Yggdrasil has strengthened its strategic commercial operations by appointing Pegler a 12-year industry veteran …

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Yggdrasil integrates full suite of video slots on Lottoland

Yggdrasil & Lottoland

Yggdrasil Gaming has become the first supplier to integrate its full suite of video slots on Lottoland. The lottery betting operator will take advantage of popular titles such as Bicicleta, Double Dragons and Vikings Go Berzerk. In addition to Yggdrasil’s slot games, Lottoland will also gain access to the supplier’s collection of in-game promotional tools, BOOST™, including the recently-launched Missions feature, …

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Lee Richardson – Gaming Economics – Brexit…who wins, who loses?

Returning from the Malta iGaming Summit (MiGs), Lee Richardson, CEO of Gaming Economics assesses the impact of Brexit on gambling’s international stakeholders. Facing an uncertain future who stands to gain the most from Brexit and its wider impacts… _______________________ Late last month Collins, the dictionary publishers, named ‘Brexit’ the word of the year…and in light of the UK’s historic referendum …

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CJEU to give ruling on Gibraltar remote gambling status

The EU Court of Justice (CJEU), the principal law court of the European Union economic community will issue its ruling on whether Gibraltar a British overseas territory can be treated as a single party member with regards to its online gambling industry. CJEU officials have this week have started their review of Gibraltar’s online gambling industry, following the UK’s 23 …

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Gibraltar Government seeks new Head of Regulation

The Government of Gibraltar has begun its search for a new Head of Gambling Regulation following the resignation of Phill Brear from the executive position. Last Friday industry news source EGR Magazine reported that Brear had stepped down from the executive role serving the British Overseas Territory. Brear has served the combined roles of Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner and Head of …

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